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Spun-off from 

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) (TV Series)
The Miami CSIs are introduced in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Cross-Jurisdictions (2002).


CSI: NY (2004) (TV Series)
The New York CSIs are introduced in CSI: Miami: MIA/NYC Nonstop (2004).

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Ray Liotta/The Donnas (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Live with Regis and Kelly
Tremors: Graboid Rights (2003) (TV Episode)
A character mentions "CSI: Perfection", referring to CSI: Miami.
Gilmore Girls: Girls in Bikinis, Boys Doin' the Twist (2004) (TV Episode)
Rory alludes to the show, talking about David Caruso inspecting their hotel beds for hair.
Most Extreme Elimination Challenge: CSI/Forensics vs. Children's Entertainment (2004) (TV Episode)
Kenny mentions the show during the Brass Balls game
Entourage: New York (2004) (TV Episode)
David Caruso mentioned in reference to CSI
Reba: The Two-Girl Theory (2004) (TV Episode)
Barbra Jean makes a reference to CSI: Miami and David Caruso.
Father of the Pride: Possession (2004) (TV Episode)
Roy tells Siegfried, "You have busted me again 'CSI: Miami'"
Queer as Folk: Honest to Yourself (2005) (TV Episode)
While watching Blue Murder, Carl says crimes are never solved in an hour by a detective who looks like a runway model, prompting Deb to say "that's why there's no CSI: Pittsburgh."
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.38 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "TV D.O.A." category
George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing (2005) (TV Special)
title mentioned in passing
CSI: NY: Manhattan Manhunt (2005) (TV Episode)
Horatio Caine of the Miami CSI team accompanies Mac to New York to continue the pursuit of a serial killer. The search begins on CSI: Miami: Felony Flight (2005).
The Simpsons: Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife (2006) (TV Episode)
Homer does a report on it
The TV Set (2006)
Seen on TV schedule board.
The Smith & Jones Sketchbook: Episode #1.5 (2006) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in Head to Head update.
John Wang's Nebraska (2006) (Video)
Mentioned by acting student.
The Simpsons: Jazzy & The Pussycats (2006) (TV Episode)
a mentioned jazz musician shares the name
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: Nevada Day: Part 1 (2006) (TV Episode)
Matt and Danny discuss show in a conversation about Standards and Practices.
Family Guy: Chick Cancer (2006) (TV Episode)
Victor played a dead baby on the show
Reno 911!: Miami (2007)
Kimball wears a tanktop with the show written on it
Entourage: Less Than 30 (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The 11th Hour (2007)
mentioned in a TV ad
Californication: Filthy Lucre (2007) (TV Episode)
Charlie wants to watch some recorded episodes of CSI: Miami with Marcy in bed.
Aspe: De verborgen agenda - Deel 1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Open reference by Van In in the end of the episode
The Simpsons: Smoke on the Daughter (2008) (TV Episode)
Shown on TV at beginning of episode
Unstable Fables: 3 Pigs & a Baby (2008)
TV show called 'P.I.G.: Miami' mentioned
CSI: NY: DOA for a Day (2008) (TV Episode)
Lindsay mentions the Miami crime lab
Supernatural: Time Is on My Side (2008) (TV Episode)
Dean's "Dave Caruso" comment regarding the bloody fingerprints on the body.
My Name Is Earl: Camdenites: Part 2 (2008) (TV Episode)
Earl, Greta, and Randy watch the show on TV.
Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis (2008) (Video Game)
Max says it would not be CSI Miami here while concluding some links to free Sam in Indonesia.
Séries express: Episode #2.3 (2008) (TV Episode)
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.39 (2008) (TV Episode)
Included in an $8,000 question
Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash '08 (2008) (TV Special)
John McCain mentions it in the opening sequence.
House: Simple Explanation (2009) (TV Episode)
House says "Did you deduce that by taking off your sunglasses to the strings of a Who song?" This is a reference to a common plot device seen on 'CSI: Miami' in which the character Horatio Caine deduces something about a crime and removes or puts on his sunglasses as the main title theme "Won't Get Fooled Again" by The Who begins.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.136 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $1,000 question
Castle: Little Girl Lost (2009) (TV Episode)
Castle references Horatio Caine in passing
Rescue Me: David (2009) (TV Episode)
Lou says that while watching the intro to this show, he realized Tommy looks like David Caruso
RiffTrax Live: Plan 9 from Outer Space (2009)
The show was mentioned.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.5 (2009) (TV Episode)
Fake segment depicted
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.6 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jay asks the audience whether they're glad they taped "CSI" tonight so they could watch his show
Psych: High Top Fade Out (2009) (TV Episode)
The coroner (Kurt Fuller) imitates David Caruso's "CSI: Miami" character.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.31 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Who"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.48 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $10,000 question
Jonas: Cold Shoulder (2009) (TV Episode)
The episode also closely references CSI: Miami, with Joe imitating Horatio Caine's infamous one-liners.
Kirstie's Homemade Christmas: Episode #1.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kirstie.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.77 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by celebrity question presenter Emily Procter
The Cleveland Show: Buried Pleasure (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Donna
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.110 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Emily Procter as she presents a question
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #6.114 (2010) (TV Episode)
Craigs mimics taking off sunglasses like Horatio Crane from "CSI: Miami" after refering to "those CSIs".
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.160 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $7,500 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.163 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $10,000 question presented by Emily Procter
Futurama: In-A-Gadda-Da-Leela (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Drop Dead Diva: Senti-Mental Journey (2010) (TV Episode)
Elaine jokingly calls Teri "Mrs. David Caruso" - presumably refering to his role as Lieutenant Caine in "CSI: Miami".
#1 Cheerleader Camp (2010) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
The Town (2010)
Doug mentions this show when he tells Claire he watches a lot of TV.
Behzat Ç.: Bir Ankara Polisiyesi: Pilot (2010) (TV Episode)
A criminal asks Harun who they are and Harun says "CSI: Miami".
Cougar Town: All Mixed Up (2010) (TV Episode)
comment about David Caruso taking off his sunglasses
Bad Movie Beatdown: Hudson Hawk (2010) (TV Episode)
While two people take off their sunglasses at the same time, The Who's "We don't get fooled again" shortly gets played. Refering to Horatio Cane's infamous "taking off sunglasses"-scenes
The Big Bang Theory: The Cohabitation Formulation (2011) (TV Episode)
Leonard and Howard discuss the CSI series of shows.
Hot in Cleveland: I Love Lucci: Part Two (2011) (TV Episode)
Melanie does David Caruso impressions and the show title is mentioned
The Mentalist: Red Queen (2011) (TV Episode)
Foley tells Jane he's not David Caruso, from CSI: Miami.
Saturday Night Live: Elton John/Leon Russell (2011) (TV Episode)
Muammar Gaddafi (Fred Armisen) imitates Horatio Caine on Weekend Update.
Bad Movie Beatdown: 2 Fast 2 Furious (2011) (TV Episode)
"...or the average episode of CSI: Miami."
Saturday Night Live: Charlie Day/Maroon 5 (2011) (TV Episode)
The detective imitates Horatio Caine and says that he watches "CSI: Miami."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.57 (2011) (TV Episode)
a woman says she has a crush on Adam Rodriguez from the show
Excused: Inch Worming for Love (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Iliza.
Saturday Night Live: Maya Rudolph/Sleigh Bells (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Seth on Weekend Update
Hot in Cleveland: The Gateway Friend (2012) (TV Episode)
Elka, as Victoria, mentions CSI: Miami to Dr. Minton
WWE Raw: Episode #20.29 (2012) (TV Episode)
A "Did You Know?" graphic said that Raw has aired 300 more episodes than CSI, CSI: Miami and CSI: NY combined.
Nostalgia Critic: Total Recall (2012) (TV Episode)
Theme music plays when the Critic and Sci-Fi Guy play on the video phone.
The Newsroom: The Blackout, Part 1: Tragedy Porn (2012) (TV Episode)
Don Keefer mention this show
The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)
Mentioned by Changez
Jay Mohr: Funny for a Girl (2012) (TV Special)
Jay talks about show would be with different stars.
Some Girls: Episode #1.2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Holli (to Miss Jacobs): "What are you, CSI fucking Miami?"
Silent Night (2012)
Mentioned in dialogue
Psych: No Trout About It (2013) (TV Episode)
Trout tells Lassiter to "Stand down, Caruso."
Cedar Cove: Suspicious Minds (2013) (TV Episode)
Sheriff Troy: "This isn't 'CSI: Miami'."
Haven: Lay Me Down (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Nostalgia Critic: The Wicker Man (2014) (TV Episode)
The Critic says a one-liner and puts on shades, followed by theme intro.
Kirstie: Maddie vs. Maddie (2014) (TV Episode)
Maddie calls Arlo "CSI Miami".
Hollywood Game Night: 50 Charades of Grey (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the TV Mashup Game.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.79 (2014) (TV Episode)
Iggy Azalea mentions the show by name.
Hell's Kitchen: 18 Chefs Compete (2014) (TV Episode)
Title appears on-screen when Eva is shown
2 Broke Girls: And the Brand Job (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Oleg
The Comeback: Valerie Gets What She Really Wants (2014) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien mentions the show in his opening monologue.
Archer: Three to Tango (2015) (TV Episode)
Conway Stern claims his real name is Horatio Caine, except spelled differently.
Dinner at Tiffani's: Girls Night In (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tiffani.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Chris Evans/Monty Python/LunchMoney Lewis (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy says a photo of President Obama in sunglasses makes him look like the host of "CSI: Everglades"; Jimmy then pretends to take off sunglasses as "Won't Get Fooled Again" is played
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Queen Latifah/Sam Rockwell/Something Rotten! (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Steve Higgins during the Thank You Notes segment
The Credibles (2015) (Short)
Theme music featured
Undateable: Danny's Boyz Walk Into a Bar (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Justin
Hell's Kitchen: 12 Chefs Compete (2016) (TV Episode)
title on screen when Omar Benson Miller is shown
Tosh.0: Tree Fall Kid (2016) (TV Episode)
"Yeahhhh" sound heard
Cult Legends and Rising Stars: Cult Legends: Bokeem Woodbine (2016) (TV Episode)
TV show and lead star David Caruso mentioned.
All Hail King Julien: The Jungle Rooster (2016) (TV Episode)
Parody of the cold openings.
The Task: Pilot (2016) (TV Episode)
It is referenced.
Vsechnopárty: Episode dated 2 June 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Radek Galas.
Mixxxer Show: Vojta D (2017) (TV Episode)
iZombie: Yipee Ki Brain, Motherscratcher! (2018) (TV Episode)
Olivia states a witty one-line sentence while putting on her sunglasses, before Cavanaugh screams after stubbing his toe -- variation of David Caruso character's routine before the opening credit sequence with the ""The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again" playing in the background
The Flash: Harry and the Harrisons (2018) (TV Episode)
Amunet compares Barry to David Caruso
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Party Monster: Scratching the Surface (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by DJ Fingablast.
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: A Very Joe Bob Xmas: Phantasm IV (2018) (TV Episode)
Joe Bob mentions the show while discussing Heidi Marnhout.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Crime Scene (2019) (TV Episode)
Jake talks about CSIs and various TV shows that portray their job. He also puts his sunglasses on and says "Yeah!", which is clearly a reference to Horatio Caine from "CSI: Miami."
Saturday Night Live: Idris Elba/Khalid (2019) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in 'Supportive Friend' sketch.
How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast): If This is Reality, I'm Not Interested (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by police officer Klensch.

Featured in 

Atop the Fourth Wall: Pitt #1 (2010) (TV Episode)
clip of the intro plays
20 to 1: All Time Favourite TV Themes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a split-screen when a segment on Who Are You mentions that songs by The Who were used as themes for all three CSI franchises.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Amazing Fantasy #15 (2010) (TV Episode)
intro clip is shown
The Cinema Snob: Oversexed Rugsuckers from Mars (2011) (TV Episode)
Intro for show used in review.
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #19.30 (2011) (TV Episode)
Still of Muammar Gadaffi inserted into scene of hanged victim
Atop the Fourth Wall: 15 Things That Are Wrong with Identity Crisis (2012) (TV Episode)
clip of Horatio Caine saying "Our accident is not an accident at all."
Cinematic Excrement: 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (2012) (TV Episode)
A clip from the into is used.
Nostalgia Critic: Why Is Loki So Hot? (2013) (TV Episode)
theme plays
WatchMojo: Top 10 Comeback Performances (2013) (TV Episode)
David Caruso's performance as Horatio Caine is #9.
Anime Abandon: Top 20 Greatest Giant Robots (2013) (TV Episode)
theme plays
Cinematic Excrement: Spock's Brain (2014) (TV Movie)
A clip from the intro is used.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: the Wizard of Oz (1982 Anime) (2014) (TV Episode)
intro clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best TV Spin-Offs (2014) (TV Episode)
CSI: Miami, spun off from CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Shades Wearing Characters in Movies and TV (2014) (TV Episode)
Horatio Caine is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Redheads in TV (2015) (TV Episode)
Horatio Caine gets an honorable mention.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Deadpool Bi-Annual #1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Linkara makes a witty quip while putting on shades, then the theme briefly plays
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 TV Show Title Sequence Intros (2016) (TV Episode)
"CSI: Miami" gets an honorable mention.
Baroness Von Sketch Show: Don't Call Me Ma'am (2017) (TV Episode)
The two women in bed are watching the show.

Spoofed in 

Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates the Gout (2006) (TV Episode)
When Fisher makes a fake card, he is getting shown doing this in the school lab in a style the CSIs from CSI: Miami do stuff in their lab.
Wilsberg: Tod auf Rezept (2006) (TV Episode)
Alex says "I feel as if I was in an episode of CSI: Bielefeld:"
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode dated 19 February 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
Jim Carrey's parodies David Caruso's dramatic removals of his sunglasses
Two and a Half Men: It Never Rains in Hooterville (2007) (TV Episode)
Show-within-a-show "Stiffs," complete with a theme song by The Who.
Sesame Street: The Bookaneers (2007) (TV Episode)
Segment "RSI: Rhyme Scene Investigation". Orange-haired sunglass-wearing detective and blonde detective spoofing Horatio and Calleigh.
How I Met Your Mother: Dowisetrepla (2007) (TV Episode)
Ted imitates David Caruso's character while investigating what happened in his apartment.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Sarah stars in "Crime Scene"; Billy Baldwin parodies David Caruso
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
"C.F.I.: Miami" and its other spin-offs are talked about.
American Dad!: Weiner of Our Discontent (2009) (TV Episode)
The animal control guy named Darren makes a joke a la 'David Caruso' style
Man v. Food: Sarasota, FL (2009) (TV Episode)
Montage mimicking title credits
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.5 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jay and civilians act out a parody of the show
Phineas and Ferb: The Bully Code/Finding Mary McGuffin (2009) (TV Episode)
Finding Mary McGuffin - While searching through the Charitable Charities stores, Phineas and Ferb use detective personas that parody Starsky and Hutch, Miami Vice, and CSI: Miami.
Supernatural: Changing Channels (2009) (TV Episode)
Sam and Dean act similar to Horatio Caine, who uses puns while removing and wearing his sunglasses
Burn Notice: Partners in Crime (2010) (TV Episode)
Sam poses as a Miami Police criminalist and does two sunglasses-and-pithy-comment moves like Horatio in CSI:Miami.
CIS: Chaoten im Sondereinsatz (2010) (TV Movie)
When Lukas Maler takes off his sunglasses the first time, another set of sunglasses is beneath them, he takes them off too, and the one beneath them. He also takes off his sunglasses in a fashion like Horatio Crane throughout the entire movie.
CSI: Miami: A XXX Parody (2010) (Video)
Porn parody
Mad: Avaturd/CSiCarly (2010) (TV Episode)
Sketch: "CSiCarly"
Saturday Night Live: Miley Cyrus/The Strokes (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the CBS crime drama ad
Game One: ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Classics HD (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during the CSI: Colossus segment, with sunglasses and series theme song
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.144 (2012) (TV Episode)
Fake commercial for 'CSI: Provo' featuring Donny Osmond removing sunglasses
Bob's Burgers: An Indecent Thanksgiving Proposal (2012) (TV Episode)
"Turkey Crime Scene Investigation: Miami"
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
Gru mimics Horatio Caine by putting on and off his sunglasses while delivering a oneliner
Cougar Town: Refugee (2014) (TV Episode)
Parodied with Blacktop and Gumshoe
Tosh.0: Girl Dunks (2015) (TV Episode)
Tosh says "Looks like someone...pressed all his buttons" and "CSI: Elevator" title appears/The Who is heard
BoJack Horseman: Chickens (2015) (TV Episode)
Officer Meow-Meow Fuzzyface parodies Horatio Caine's signature bad pun/sunglasses combination
Adam Ruins Everything: Adam Ruins Forensic Science (2015) (TV Episode)
Detective dons sunglasses as he makes puns
Zootopia (2016)
Judy uses Horatio's famous one liners.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: John Krasinski/Melissa Benoist/Mike Posner (2016) (TV Episode)
Jimmy imitates David Caruso's dramatic removal of sunglasses
Robot Chicken: Secret of the Flushed Footlong (2016) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Red vs. Blue: Chorus Lessons (2017) (TV Episode)
Bitters, who states he's a fan of this series, does a pun like Horatio's which cuts to music
A Hot Lead (2017) (Video)
The song "Wont get fooled again" plays during the end credits following a terrible pun
RWBY Chibi: The Fixer (2017) (TV Episode)
in a parody of Horatio's quips before it cuts to the opening sequence, Pyrrha puts on sunglasses while spouting a pun, followed by Nora screaming "YEEEEEAH!"

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