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Cold Case: Fireflies

The 1975 disappearance of an 8-year-old girl who was never found is re-investigated after a note written by the girl shortly before she vanished turns up.

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x8
Production Number: 408
Airdate: Sunday November 12th, 2006

Director: Marcos Siega
Writer: Erica Shelton

Alternate Airdates:

FI (MTV3) Aug 07, 2007
NL (Net 5) Aug 30, 2008

  • Currently 9.7/10
9.7/10 (3 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Becky Meister
As Frances Campbell (1975)
Bobby Hosea
As Terrell Tisdale (2006)
David Henrie
As Dale Wilson (1975)
Dee Jay Daniels
As Terrell Tisdale (1975)
Don Yanan
As Hank Wilson (2006)
Eric Strickland
As Hank Wilson (1975)
Gabby Soleil
As Cherise Tisdale (1975)
Greg Brown (1)
As Protestor
Jenny O'Hara
As Frances Campbell (2006)
John Aylward
As Norman Van Horn
Johnny Kastl
As Wes Floyd (1975)
Judith Scott
As Cherise Tisdale (2006)
Richard Steinmetz
As Dale Wilson (2006)
Savannah Stehlin
As Melina Van Horn
Shannon Sturges
As Melanie
Wolf Muser
As Wes Floyd (2006)
Main Cast
Kathryn Morris
As Det. Lilly Rush
Danny Pino
As Scotty Valens
John Finn
As Lt. John Stillman
Jeremy Ratchford
As Det. Nick Vera
Thom Barry
As Det. Will Jeffries
Tracie Thoms
As Kat Miller
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
AmericaTin Man 
Earth, Wind and FireThat's the Way of the World 
Fleetwood MacLandslide 
Gladys KnightThe Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me 
The O'JaysLove Train 
Stevie WonderLiving for the City 

Episode Quotes
Melanie:(to Cherise) fireflies turn into fairies at the end of the summer.

Cultural References
This episode deals with the issue of integration during the seventies in this case housing integration. With laws to protect people from discrimination white neighborhoods had an influx of non-whites which the episode deals with.

Warning: Cold Case season 4 episode 8 guide may contain spoilers
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