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Series: 'CSI: Miami'
Episode Title: 'Recoil'
Episode Number: 0321
Synopsis: "After a bitter custody battle, shots are fired outside the courthouse and the CSIs must find the shooter. Bullets fly and the target is the little girl's mother. Horatio goes after the father, who he suspects may not be the girl's biological father after all. However, when the mother's shady past is uncovered, the team finds that she has a lot of enemies who would like to take a shot at her. Meanwhile, Calleigh's father returns to the crime lab for her guidance but for an unexpected reason."

Original Airdate: May 02, 2005
Rerun: June 13, 2005
Fan Rating: 8.1/10 (Full Poll Results)


Written By: Steven Maeda and Marc Dube
Directed By: Joe Chappelle

Guest Stars:


  • Rumoured to revolve around the custody battle for 8-year-old Amy Manners, whose parents accuse each other of abusing their daughter. The team must figure out who's telling the truth before a judge makes the wrong decision. (March 21, 2005 - CSI Files)

  • 'Recoil' is written in reverse chronological order.


Poll Results

How would you grade the latest 'CSI: Miami' episode 'Recoil'?
9-10 50.5% - (129 Votes)
7-8 15.2% - (39 Votes)
Didn't want to see it 14.1% - (36 Votes)
Wasn't able to see it 7.4% - (19 Votes)
1-2 5% - (13 Votes)
5-6 4.3% - (11 Votes)
3-4 3.1% - (8 Votes)

Total Votes: 255

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