Characters In Action

Most of the characters have experienced more then one near death experience. Yet, they somehow manage to stay alive. Here are our heroes in action.


Horatio Caine: Characters In Action - CSI Miami












Calleigh Duquesne:Characters In Action - CSI Miami
  • In episode 'Body Count", three criminals escape prison. One of them goes after Calleigh. Calleigh corners him in a gun store. It seems like he is going to shoot her, but she manages to sneak up behind him and arrest him.
  • In season 6 Calleigh is in her lab when a certain type of bullet rolls off the table. It hits the floor and then shoots right up to the ceiling hitting the lights which causes them to burst. This starts a fire in the lab.
  • In season 5 "Going Under", Calleigh is nearly killed when another vehicle forced her off the road into the water. She is able to escape the sinking Hummer, and while much of the evidence gets contaminated by this incident, she and the team eventually manage to solve the case.
  • She is also shot in the line of duty after tracking down and confronting a suspect. The Kevlar vest that she was wearing during the shooting protects her from any serious injury.
  • In "Stand Your Ground", she is involved in a shooting after having drinks with Jake causing her to be questioned by IAB.
  • In season 6 "All In", Calleigh is exploited on the internet and is cyberstalked leading to her kidnapping. She is forced to clean up crime scenes for two criminals who hold her at gunpoint; she is later rescued by the team.
  • In mid season seven, she has a delayed reaction to the smoke she had inhaled while trying to save the evidence in a fire with Ryan. She is treated by Alexx and Eric spends much time at her bedside






Eric Delko: Characters In Action - CSI Miami
  • During a night of clubbing with friend and colleague Tim Speedle, Delko is caught in a devastating nightclub fire set by the bouncer. Despite the trauma of the incident, he insists on working the scene with the rest of his team.
  • In season four, Eric is taken hostage with others at a bank when a group of armed teenagers show up to rob it. When a 19-year-old gunman moves to rape a teenage girl, Delko opens fire, killing him. Two other bank robbers see him and start shooting with automatic Tec9's before fleeing.
  • In the episode where Marisol is murdered, Eric is also hit in the arm with a bullet, that was meant for Marisol. Despite the fact that he had been shot in the arm, he insisted to go to the hospital with Marisol, but, Horatio had firmly told him no.
  • In the final minutes of "No Man's Land", Eric is shot in the leg and then the head during a shootout with men hired by escaped murderer Clavo Cruz. In the second episode of the storyline, he is rushed to the hospital, where he flat-lines. After every other attempt at revival fails, an adrenaline injection to the heart brings him back. Following a tense surgery, he remains in critical condition in the hospital. It is revealed that most of the bullet is still lodged in his temporal lobe, and that he may suffer permanent damage to motor skills, speech and memory due to the hematoma.






Ryan Wolfe: Characters In Action - CSI Miami
  • In the episode "Nailed", Wolfe is shot in the eye with a nail-gun at a crime scene, leaving him with vision problems. Despite the tension between them, Delko was the first to arrive at the scene and drove Wolfe to get treatment. Wolfe misses a key piece of evidence in ("The Score"), and approaches coroner Alexx Woods for help. She had prescribed antibiotics for him (in the episode "Shattered"), and is concerned that his eye troubles may be more serious than originally thought.
  • At the end of episode 719, "Target Specific", Wolfe was kidnapped by the Russian Mob. Wolfe was subsequently shown tied up and a member of the Russian Mob warning him that if he didn't cooperate with them, he'd lose something. Wolfe responded that he'll never tell them anything and told the guy to go to hell. The guy punched him in the face, with Wolfe still screaming, "go to hell".
  • In episode 720, "Wolfe In Sheep's Clothing", Wolfe refuses to help the Russians with whatever they are planning. Wolfe told them he will never work for them, but the man torturing him yanks a tooth out as punishment. Wolfe gave up after his torturer warns him that they also have Billy, and will do the same thing to him that they did to Wolfe. The Russians demand to be cleared of a murder/robbery by destroying the evidence. If Wolfe doesn't succeed, Billy will be killed..
  • In episode 9x10, "Match Made in Hell", Ryan goes undercover and is nearly killed during his underwater torture, but is rescued by Horatio Caine and Eric Delko.


Natalia Boa Vista: Characters In Action - CSI Miami
  • In season 4, Natalia is held at gunpoint ( Urban Hellraisers ) by two gunmen who storm the lab. Just before a gunman is about to apparently shoot her, Horatio Caine appears, saving her life.
  • In season 8, "Count Me Out", Natalia and Ryan walk into a booby-trapped house containing a meth lab. As the lab explodes, Natalia is trapped beneath debris. Though telling Ryan to save himself, Ryan stays and tries to free her. Along with Horatio who arrives (Ryan called him just before entering the house), they free Natalia and Horatio helps her to safety. Though claiming to be fine and not willing to admit her injury, Natalia experiences hearing problems towards the end of the episode as well as flashbacks of the explosion, showing how shaken she truly is.
  • Later in "Die by the Sword", Natalia's hearing problem almost costs her life while searching a victims house. The victims son sneaks up on Natalia. Not hearing the boy, Natalia continues to search through a closet. Just before the boy strikes, Ryan sees him and shouts to Natalia. Kenny runs but is caught by Tripp.After a series of tests, it is concluded that Natalia had a preexisting injury, caused through domestic violence (A.K.A, her ex husband).
  • In the season 9 final, Natalia and Horatio are at a peer when Randy North shoots Horatio and puts Natalia in the trunk of car, which then plummits into the ocean. Both Horatio's and Natalia's life status are unknown at the end of the episode.






Frank Tripp: Characters In Action - CSI Miami
  • In season 5 "Burned", a flying water heater his Franks car, while almost hitting him.
  • Trip accidentally steps on a land mine.










Kyle Harmon:Characters In Action - CSI Miami
  • While in prison, Harmon finds himself a prime target by the gangsters after it is known that his father is a police officer. He is kidnapped by Joe LeBrock and left to die in a maintenance pipeline. He is rescued by Caine, who then proceeds to reveal his paternal relationship to Harmon.
  • During the events of "Bombshell," Caine breaks up a fistfight between Harmon and his adult neighbor.
  • During "Collateral Damage," a grenade explodes in the morgue, throwing Ryan Wolfe, Tara Price, and Harmon across the room. No one is injured, but Harmon is extremely shaken up. He expresses to Wolfe that he feels responsible for the grenade because he knocked it out of the victim's clothes but Wolfe tells him that accidents always happen.
  • During "Dissolved," Harmon expresses to Caine that he is struggling to cope with his mother's psychological instability. Winston appears to be calling Harmon nonstop, as well as going into his apartment uninvited. Winston eventually breaks into the morgue, where Tara, Wolfe, Harmon are, and starts shooting. She demands that Harmon come with her. Harmon agrees to go if she will put the gun down. The scene is interrupted by Caine, who tries to talk sense into Winston. Instead of listening, Winston says goodbye to Harmon and puts the gun to her head. Harmon screams "No!" and lunges forward, but the act is ultimately stopped by Caine, who grabs the gun before Winston can pull the trigger. Winston is arrested while Harmon looks on, obviously hurt and disappointed.


Tim Speedle: Characters In Action - CSI Miami
  • In "Lost Son", he confronts two men; but due to his poor sidearm maintenance his gun does not work. Speedle was shot and mortally wounded. Horatio shoots at the men after Speed is gunned down, killing one. Horatio then tends to a fallen Speedle but Speed dies before help arrives.
  • Speed and Delko are clubbing one night were they are caught in a devastating and deadly fire. Speedle was instrumental in saving lives when he noticed an emergency-exit door ajar, and he guided many victims to safety. Despite the trauma of the blaze, he insisted on working the scene with the rest of his team (episode 122, Tinder Box).






Jesse Cardoza: Characters In Action - CSI Miami
  • His first reappearance was in the episode "Hostile Takeover", when he was talking to the receptionist. A mentally unstable man then takes him and three others hostage.
  • Cardoza was in the crime lab when it was poisoned with Halon gas, and dies after he hit and cut his head during his fall, suffering a subdural hematoma and attempts to revive him fail.




Alexx Woods: Characters In Action - CSI Miami

  • At the beginning of episode "Slow Burn", Alexx has a near death encounter when she is collecting a body from a crime scene when a seemingly controlled fire in the Everglades becomes out of hand and nearly burns her to death. CSI Delko pulls out a fire blanket in the nick of time, covering and protect both himself and Alexx from the fire.
  • In episode "Nothing To Lose," Alexx is held hostage by serial killer, Kendrick, and forced to dress his gunshot wound. While being held hostage, Kendrick made repeated threats towards her children. She is eventually rescued by Horatio Caine.
  • She is superficially injured when a rocket is launched at the courthouse where she is preparing to give testimony. Alexx immediately begins to treat the wounded (episode 514, "No Man's Land").











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