Profiler

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (53)

  • John Grant: We don't have a lot of time here, Dr. Lawson. So if you've got a theory, I want to hear it. Dr. Samantha Waters: You want a "theory"? You've got Chinese food in the refrigerator, you like your women in heels, your scotch straight, and yourself definitely on top.

  • Sam: What's with you, Bailey? Bailey: I'm cynical, paranoid, and way too old to be doing this kind of thing. Sam: You also drink too much.

  • Bailey: Not everyone with scars grows up to be a monster.

  • (about the serial arsonist) Sam: Maybe he's destroying perfection. Bailey: Guess I'd better lock my doors. Sam: I think you can rest easy, Bailey.

  • Sam: I don't think this guy is a normal arsonist. John: Isn't that an oxymoron?

  • Sam: I thought you were gonna cut down on the drinking. Bailey: There's ice in the glass.

  • Bailey: I'll stick to Scotch for my spiritual guidance.

  • George: From your lips to God's mainframe.

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Notes (101)

  • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Vcítění (Empathy)

  • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Ohnivý kruh (Ring of Fire)

  • The song that is played in the background when Bailey shows Sam, Chloe and Angel their new home is called "On Saturday Afternoons in 1963" by Rickie Lee Jones.

  • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Ďábelští spojenci (Devilish Allies)

  • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Budu tě sledovat (I Will Be Watching You)

  • The reason this episode is not included in the DVD release was because the producers were unable to license the home video rights for the title song ("I'll be Watching You" by Sting) and replacing it wasn't an option.

  • This is the only episode not included on the Profiler DVD 1st Season disk set.

  • Grace Alvarez and George Fraley do not appear in this episode.

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Trivia (13)

  • The title of this episode, "Insight," was the title for the show before it was changed to Profiler.

  • Sam, Chloe, and Angel move into the "Fire Station".

  • We see Jack for the first time in this episode, complete in blue-lit splendor.

  • Coop has two dogs named Bob and Ray.

  • In this episode we learn that Chloe saw Jack leaving the house the night her father was murdered.

  • There is a poster of Traci Lords on one wall of McDern's jail cell. Later Traci is cast as Jack's protege/nemesis Jill Of All Trades.

  • Goof: When Jack is attempting to hack into the VCTF system, the attempt numbers go from 2186-368, --368 again, ---363,--367, --389. At attempt #2186-389 the system is logging in under pwd: OXUFG5A9AFILEYO but right after that the access number changes to 2186-360 and pwd: X958CQOU4756M9E.

  • Goof: In the email Jack sends to Sam in the end of this episode, the picture of Sam and Chloe on the couch is actually taken from the "The House That Jack Built", the episode after this one.

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Allusions (2)

  • Title: I'll Be Watching You
    "I'll Be Watching You" is a song by Sting, which features prominently in this episode.

  • When we first meet the pregnant police officer Karen Radulski (Jennifer Griffin) she says, that she is pretty tired of the Fargo jokes. This refers to the Coen brothers' 1996 academy award winning film Fargo, in which Frances McDormand plays the pregnant sheriff of the small Midwest town of Fargo.