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CSI: Miami (season 8)

CSI: Miami Season 8
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Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 24
Broadcast
Original channel CBS
Original run September 21, 2009 (2009-09-21)[1] – May 24, 2010 (2010-05-24)
Home video release
DVD release
Region 1 October 12, 2010
Season chronology
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CSI: Miami (season 7)
List of CSI: Miami episodes

The eighth season of CSI: Miami premiered on CBS on September 21, 2009 and ended May 24, 2010. Eddie Cibrian joins the cast in the season premiere, along with Omar Benson Miller in episode 6. Christian Clemenson joins the show as the team's new medical examiner. Adam Rodriguez was only a regular for five episodes and eight episodes as a special guest star. Khandi Alexander returned for two episodes also as a special guest star.

Cast

Actor Character Main cast Recurring cast
David Caruso Horatio Caine entire season N/A
Emily Procter Calleigh Duquesne entire season N/A
Adam Rodriguez Eric Delko five episodes eight episodes (as special guest star)
Jonathan Togo Ryan Wolfe entire season N/A
Rex Linn Frank Tripp entire season N/A
Eva LaRue Natalia Boa Vista entire season N/A
Omar Benson Miller Walter Simmons 19 episodes N/A
Eddie Cibrian Jesse Cardoza entire season N/A
Christian Clemenson Dr. Tom Loman N/A entire season
Christopher Redman Michael Travers N/A entire season
Khandi Alexander Alexx Woods N/A two episodes (as special guest star)
Laurence Fishburne Ray Langston N/A episode 7


Episodes

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
1681 "Out of Time" (Part 2) Sam HillTamara JaronSeptember 21, 2009 (2009-09-21)14.20[2]

The continuation of last season's story; the team searches for Delko. Meanwhile, there is a flash back to 1997 when H brought the team together.

First appearance of: Jesse Cardoza. 
1692 "Hostile Takeover" Allison Liddi-BrownCorey Evett & Matt PartneySeptember 28, 2009 (2009-09-28)13.96[3]
A gunman attacks the Miami lab and holds four people, including Cardoza, hostage. Horatio is to serve as the negotiator, where the gunman has a rather unique request in exchange for the hostages. 
1703 "Bolt Action" Gina LamarMelissa ScrivnerOctober 5, 2009 (2009-10-05)13.43[4]

Calleigh's testimony before IA may threaten Delko's future. Meanwhile three volleyball players mysteriously die during a game.

First appearance of: Walter Simmons and Dr. Tom Loman. 
1714 "In Plane Sight" Larry DetwilerRobert HornakOctober 12, 2009 (2009-10-12)13.27[5]
The CSI team are on the case of a repoman discovering a dead body on the plane he was supposed to repossess for his client. 
1725 "Bad Seed" Matt Earl BeesleyBrian DavidsonOctober 19, 2009 (2009-10-19)13.16[6]

A lethal outbreak in Miami that is linked to deadly farming practices is investigated as murder. Alexx returns to help the team with the case.

Final appearance of: Alexx Woods 
1736 "Dude, Where's My Groom?" Carey MeyerBrett MahoneyNovember 2, 2009 (2009-11-02)12.52[7]
A groom goes missing, and the CSIs recreate his debauched bachelor party to solve the case and a murder. In the meantime, former lab tech Walter Simmons joins the group as a new CSI. 
1747 "Bone Voyage" Sam HillBarry O'BrienNovember 9, 2009 (2009-11-09)14.38[8]
Raymond Langston (Laurence Fishburne) from Las Vegas travels to Miami to aid a murder with possible ties to a human leg that was discovered in Vegas. This is the first part of the CSI: Trilogy
1758 "Point of Impact" Eric MirichKrystal HoughtonNovember 16, 2009 (2009-11-16)13.26[9]
The CSIs investigate a horrible car crash to discover who or what caused it. The probe reveals the darkest secrets of the drivers involved. 
1769 "Kill Clause" Scott LautanenJeremy R. LittmanNovember 23, 2009 (2009-11-23)13.22[10]
Horatio and his team investigate when deadly jellyfish are used as murder weapons. Meanwhile, a mysterious woman from Jesse's past unexpectedly shows up. 
17710 "Count Me Out" Marco BlackMarc DubeDecember 7, 2009 (2009-12-07)12.72[11]
The CSIs investigate the death of a census worker, which leads to a high-speed car chase and an explosion that puts Ryan and Natalia in danger. 
17811 "Delko for the Defense" Gina LamarTamara JaronDecember 14, 2009 (2009-12-14)14.18[12]

The team discovers that Delko is working for an attorney defending a homeless man accused of raping and killing a wealthy woman.

Final appearance of: Maxine Valera. 
17912 "Show Stopper" Sam HillCorey Evett & Matt PartneyJanuary 11, 2010 (2010-01-11)13.65[13]
When America's sweetheart (Phoenicks) bursts into flames during a concert, the CSIs expose the dark side of pop stardom. 
18013 "Die By the Sword" Matt Earl BeesleyMelissa ScrivnerJanuary 18, 2010 (2010-01-18)13.16[14]
A man is chopped in half, and the lab tries to tie the case to a Japanese mobster, who seeks custody of his biological son, who was adopted by the victim. Meanwhile, Natalia's hearing loss nearly makes her a victim during the investigation. 
18114 "In The Wind" Allison Liddi-BrownBrett MahoneyFebruary 1, 2010 (2010-02-01)13.44[15]
Horatio and the CSIs have just 24 hours to find out if a man on death row is truly guilty of killing his wife and young daughter. 
18215 "Miami, We Have a Problem" Sam HillBrian DavidsonFebruary 8, 2010 (2010-02-08)13.46[16]
A dead body falls from the sky, and the team discovers that he had been a passenger on a private commercial space flight. 
18316 "L.A." Rob ZombieBarry O'BrienMarch 1, 2010 (2010-03-01)12.07[17]
Horatio and Delko travel to Los Angeles to clear Cardoza of an evidence tampering allegation that threatens the prosecution in a current Miami murder case. 
18417 "Getting Axed" Carey MeyerKrystal HoughtonMarch 8, 2010 (2010-03-08)11.93[18]
The team does not have any difficulty finding suspects when a hated receptionist is murdered. 
18518 "Dishonor" Sam HillMarc DubeMarch 22, 2010 (2010-03-22)10.80[19]
Horatio's son, Kyle, seeks his father's help in solving a murder. 
18619 "Spring Breakdown" Larry DetwilerCorey Evett & Matt PartneyApril 12, 2010 (2010-04-12)10.78[20]
The CSIs work on solving three separate homicides that occurred during Spring Break vacation. 
18720 "Backfire" Don TardinoTamara Jaron & Melissa ScrivnerApril 19, 2010 (2010-04-19)11.66[21]
The spirit of a victim haunts Calleigh until she is able to solve his murder. 
18821 "Meltdown" Matt Earl BeesleyK. David Bena & Brian DavidsonMay 3, 2010 (2010-05-03)9.62[22]
Evidence is stolen from the lab following a diamond heist and Eric Delko returns. 
18922 "Mommie Deadest" Gina LamarKrystal Houghton & Brett MahoneyMay 10, 2010 (2010-05-10)11.10[23]
When a suburban soccer mom is murdered, the CSIs uncover her family's dark past, while Delko continues his undercover mission. 
19023 "Time Bomb" Sam HillCorey Evett & Matt PartneyMay 17, 2010 (2010-05-17)10.52[24]

When Horatio's ex-girlfriend is killed in an explosion, the team looks within their own department to find the killer. The team is uneasy as Eric returns to do some undercover investigation and evidence leads to the discovery of stolen diamonds in Ryan's house. They must find the real culprit and exonerate Ryan before things get out of hand.

Final appearance of: Rick Stetler. 
19124 "All Fall Down" (Part 1) Joe ChappelleBarry O'Brien & Marc DubeMay 24, 2010 (2010-05-24)12.39[25]
A serial killer taunts the CSIs by leaving them cryptic hints, and the longer it takes them to decode these puzzles, the higher the death toll rises. In the opening sequence the daughter of the first victim can be heard singing the "Ashes ashes all fall down" chorus from the Grateful Dead's "Throwing Stones". 

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