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Series: 'CSI: Miami'
Episode Title: 'Tinder Box'
Episode Number: 0122
Synopsis: "Speedle and Delko are present when a trendy nightclub catches fire, apparently from a deejay's pyrotechnics display, killing 16 people and injuring dozens of others. But the ensuing investigation reveals it may have been arson to cover up a murder. Also: Horatio probes the death of a prostitute who is found dead in a judge's bathroom in his home."

Original Airdate: May 05, 2003
Rerun: August 18, 2003
Fan Rating: 7.4/10 (Full Poll Results)
Nielsens Rating: 9.7/15 (Full Report)


Written By: Corey Miller
Directed By: Charlie Correll

Guest Stars:


  • This episode has three science fiction connections. Guest actor Ben Browder starred on Farscape, Robert Beltran played Commander Chakotay on Star Trek: Voyager and director Charlie Correll served as cinematographer on the film Star Trek III: The Search For Spock. (April 26, 2003 - CSI Files)

  • "Tinder Box" will not be shown by CBS's Rhode Island affiliate due to "striking similarities" to a fire at a West Warwick nightclub on February 20. (May 02, 2003 - CSI Files)

Poll Results

How Would You Rate 'Tinder Box'?
9-10 35.7% - (44 Votes)
7-8 19.5% - (24 Votes)
Didn't want to see it 13% - (16 Votes)
Wasn't able to see it 10.5% - (13 Votes)
5-6 9.7% - (12 Votes)
1-2 8.9% - (11 Votes)
3-4 2.4% - (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 123


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