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Andy In C Minor
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Season : 5
Episode: 14
Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc
Written by: Gavin Harris
Production Number:
Airdate: 30 March 2008
Date of Crime: 18 December 2006
Previous: Spiders
Next: The Road

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After traces of blood linked back to a missing teen are found, the team re-investigates the 2006 case of a boy who disappeared from a high school for deaf children. Meanwhile, Miller is again approached by Veronica's father, wanting to get to know his daughter, and Vera was struggling and determined to learn the sign language which was mainly used by the deaf's in order to communicate with the persons-with-dissability properly.


The detectives investigate the 2006 death of a teenage deaf boy. Blood confirming the identity of a teenage boy once believed to be missing is found at the city’s one and only high school for the deaf. The detectives enter into what feels like a ”foreign country” and try to determine who would want to kill Andy Rierden, a handsome, popular and straight-A student. Before losing his hearing at the age of seven due to spinal meningitis, Andy had been a musical prodigy.

His deaf parents believed he had adapted quite well to being deaf and was a proud member of the deaf community. But things were not as they seemed when it’s discovered Andy had wanted a cochlear implant so he could hear again. Andy’s desire to hear the music he once played as a child drew hostility from the people around him including his deaf ”girlfriend” who knew she didn’t have a chance once he could hear, his principal who believed Andy belonged in the deaf world, and an overzealous father who didn’t want his hearing daughter involved with a deaf boy.

But the person who felt betrayed the most was his best friend Carlos. Left with a sense of abandonment that his best friend was leaving him for the hearing world Carlos was unable to contain his rage and jealously. Witnessing for the first time Andy’s ability to hear the music again, Carlos unable to control himself kills his best friend.

Crime Profile

Victim's File

Box Case File Number: M08-89 Date of Crime: December 18, 2006 Case Closed Date: March 2008
Identity Name of the Victim Age Occupation Last Seen Perpetrator (Motive) Cause of death Portrayer
Andy Rierdan 18 Student (PWD) In the music room of their school Carlos Ramirez (Jealousy) Blunt Force Trauma on the Head after he was beaten using the metronome. Ryan Lane

Probable Suspect/s

This is the profile of the following suspected people who had a close contact with Andy Rierdan before he was found dead.

Probable Suspects
Past Identity Present Identity Name of the Suspect/s Age Whereabout Status Occupation Relationship Last Seen by the victim Portrayers


More Andy in C Minor Behind the scenes photo archive and credited from Ryan Lane's official website


Main Cast

Guest Cast



  • Margot Chambers' box is visible when Scotty and Nick put away Andy's box.
  • This is one of the episodes which the actual death scene was not shown after the victim's appearance in the opening scene of the episode, and also their remains were found later as the story progresses.
  • Most of the scene used in this episode are all sign language, in order to fit in for the episode.
    • Some of the extras in this episode are deaf and mute person in real life.


Opening Song

Alongside Songs

Closing Song

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Thrill Kill | That Woman | Running Around | Devil Music | Thick as Thieves | Wunderkind | World's End | It Takes a Village | Boy Crazy | Justice | Family 8108 | Sabotage | Spiders | Andy in C Minor | The Road | Bad Reputation | Slipping | Ghost of My Child

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