The Best Defense

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Series: 'CSI: Miami'
Episode Title: 'The Best Defense'
Episode Number: 0205
Synopsis: "The two young owners of a city bar are gunned down after hours and another man is wounded in the attack, which was allegedly committed by a masked gunman. Meanwhile, Calleigh's dad announces he is now a public defender and needs her help with a murder case in which a woman stabbed her boyfriend to death in his car with a screwdriver."

Original Airdate: October 20, 2003
Rerun: July 26, 2004
Fan Rating: 7.3/10 (Full Poll Results)
Nielsens Rating: 11.8/19 (Full Report)


Written By: Shane Brennan
Directed By: Scott Lautanen

Guest Stars:


  • Rumoured to focus on a nightclub shooting involving a member of one of Miami's richest family. (August 23, 2003 - CSI Files)

  • Reportedly features the return of Calleigh's father, Kenwall Duquesne. (August 23, 2003 - CSI Files)

Poll Results

How would you rate 'The Best Defense'?
9-10 33.3% - (25 Votes)
7-8 26.6% - (20 Votes)
Wasn't able to see it 12% - (9 Votes)
1-2 10.6% - (8 Votes)
Didn't want to see it 9.3% - (7 Votes)
5-6 6.6% - (5 Votes)
3-4 1.3% - (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 75


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