Disco Inferno
Cold Case S01E15 Disco Inferno

Season : 1
Episode: 15
Directed by: James Whitmore Jr.
Written by: Tyler Bensinger
Production Number: 176715
Airdate: 22 February 2004
Date of Crime: February 10, 1978
Previous: The Boy in the Box
Next: Volunteers

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Construction workers discover a skull with a bullet hole under the ruins of a disco club that burned down in 1978. 22 people died in the fire. Rush and Valens come to the conclusion that the burning of the club was arson, meant to cover up a murder leaving them with not one, but 23 cold cases.



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  • This episode was partly inspired by the events surrounding the Station nightclub fire in 2003.
  • This case features 23 homicides, the most for a single case in the series.


  • The Trammps "Disco Inferno"
  • Earth Wind and Fire "After the Love is Gone"
  • ABBA "Dancing Queen"
  • Gloria Gaynor "I Will Survive"
  • Alicia Bridges "I Love the Nightlife"
  • Chic "Le Freak"
  • Bee Gees "Stayin' Alive"
  • Closing Song: Donna Summer "Last Dance"

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