Where There's Smoke...

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Quotes (25)

  • (Telephone rings in Leonard Brook's apartment) Mac: (Addressing a young officer) Answer it, just say hello.
    Officer: Hello? (To Mac) It's for you, Detective.
    Mac: (Grabbing the phone) Taylor.
    Leonard Brooks: Sorry about the lack of hospitality Detective, I wasn't expecting guests.

  • (At a crime scene where a woman has been burnt alive inside an elevator)
    Jo: Oh my God, Mac. Looks like those pipes were the source of the heat. Someone turned this elevator into a boiler.
    Mac: Somebody turned this elevator into a torture chamber.

  • Flack: What's his endgame here, Mac?
    Mac: Whatever it is, Leonard Brooks had 15 long years to plan it.

  • Flack: Turns out Brooks has no known friends or associates, which doesn't shock me, having met the man.
    Mac: He's independent and self-reliant. Makes him even more unpredictable.

  • Leonard Brooks: Press is wrong about me, you know?
    Mac: Don't like being called a monster?
    Leonard Brooks: No, that part is accurate. I am a monster, but please tell those reporters my victim was anything but innocent.

  • Jo: For years, Leonard Brooks has suffered from sudden impulse control disorder, compelling him to start fires, but he did it to cause property damage, never to cause bodily harm or to take a life.
    Mac: So, why does his M.O. suddenly change? And in such an extreme fashion?
    Jo: Because, clearly, the relief that he got from starting fires no longer had any value.
    Mac: So torture and murder is his new drug of choice.
    Jo: And when his emotional need shifted, he needed to find another means to satisfy it.

  • Jo: (About Leonard Brooks) This is a guy who spent a large portion of his life in jail. And now that's he's out, those urges and sensations are magnified. They're just overwhelming. Control may not even be an option for him.

  • (After Jamie has stopped a big perp by herself)
    Flack: Impressive.
    Jamie Lovato: Growing up with three older brothers has its advantages.
    Flack: Can I help you with something?
    Jamie Lovato: Yeah, I need a desk (Flack hesitates, confused. She points to one) Looks a little something like that?

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Notes (3)

  • Cara Pifko, who plays Rachel Moore, also appears in the CSI: Miami episode Come As You Are.

  • Music featured:
    God From The Machine by Santigold (Danny and Lindsay process the elevator).

  • Original International Air Dates:
    Canada: October 5, 2012 on CTV.
    Latin America: November 13, 2012 on AXN.
    Czech Republic: December 5, 2012 on AXN.
    Norway: February 20, 2013 on TVNorge.
    Finland: October 28, 2014 on MTV3.

Trivia (2)

  • Detective Jamie Lovato's badge is #9601.

  • The poisoned sandwich that kills Jimmy Clark came from Birabaum's deli. When Mac is told about it, he doesn't mention that he knows the place even though in episode 6x17 Pot Of Gold it is said that he's been a regular at the place for ten years.

Allusions (3)

  • In the last scene of the episode, Leonard Brooks can be seen reading Franz Kafka's 1915 novel The Methamorphosis.

  • Danny: Why don't you call his shrink and get the Cliff Notes?

    CliffsNotes are a series of student study guides that summarize and explain literary works.

  • Danny: Jo, uh, so Jane Fonda just called. She said she wants her workout tapes back.
    Jo: They are not Jane's. They're Cher's.

    Actress and model Jayne Fonda (1937-) features in over 20 workout tapes whereas actress and musician Cher (1946-) has two fitness ones.