Mini-shades are miniature pairs of sunglasses.
Lieutenant Horatio Caine is one of the main characters of CSI: Miami. Nearly every episode opens with the discovery of a murder scene. Caine starts to make an observation about the victim's death, dramatically puts his sunglasses on, then finishes the sentence with an awful pun. Cue theme song.
Sort of like this:
- Calleigh Duqense