The Evidence

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 1 : Ep 8

    And the Envelope Please

    Aired 7/1/06

  • S 1 : Ep 7

    Stringers

    Aired 6/24/06

  • S 1 : Ep 6

    Wine and Die

    Aired 6/17/06

  • S 1 : Ep 5

    Yi vs. Li

    Aired 6/10/06

  • S 1 : Ep 4

    Five Little Indians

    Aired 4/12/06

  • Cast & Crew
  • Martin Landau

    Dr. Sol Goldman

  • Orlando Jones

    Inspector Cayman Bishop

  • Rob Estes

    Inspector Sean Cole

  • Anita Briem

    Emily Stevens

  • Steven Lindo

    News Cameraman

  • show Description
  • All the evidence of a crime is presented at the beginning of each episode in a videotaped evidence log. The story then goes back in time and shows each clue as the crime is committed. The Evidence stars Orlando Jones as Inspector Cayman Bishop, Rob Estes as Inspector Sean Cole, Martin Landau as Dr. Sol Goldman, and Anita Briem as Emily Stevens. Created and executive-produced by Sam Baum and Dustin Thomason, The Evidence is a John Wells Production in association with Warner Bros. Television. The show was cancelled during it's evaluation break after the first four episodes aired. If the other four produced episodes ever will air, isn't official yet. Broadcasting details: The first four episodes were aired on Wednesday 10pm, before the show went into a break where it got cancelled. The next four episodes aired on Saturday at 10pm.moreless

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (24)

    • (talking about a suspect) Inspector Sean Cole: Can you prove it? Dr. Sol Goldman: Hmm (holds up a piece of paper with a clock that is numbered only on the left side)

    • Bishop: Fallon Street's up this way. My brother use to live a few blocks over. Cole: He get a parole yet? Bishop: Couple of weeks. Cole: Good. I'll turn my LoJack back on.

    • Cole: Records says Nordin lives in one of these vans. Bishop: No bathroom, no living room, but the views are fantastic!

    • Bishop: (to Cole) I know that look. Either you're thinking something or you've gotta go to the bathroom real bad.

    • Junkie: (to person offscreen, after purchasing a falsified drug prescription) Thanks, Doctor V.

    • (they meet in front of their station and try to arrange a date) Jackie Kazaris: Hi, Sean. Sean Cole: Jackie! How’s it going? Jackie: Good. How are you? Sean: Good. Yeah I’m good. Jackie: Do you need any help on the Howe case? Sean: No - I’m just chasing down a couple of leads. Jackie: (nods) Sean: That’s a great color on you. Jackie: (looks down at her uniform) This is a uniform. Sean: I know, I know, you didn’t pick it out. It just doesn’t look like that on anybody. Jackie: (smiles) Sean: On some people it looks just terrible. Jackie: Sean, I would like to talk more, but I’ve to run. Sean: Yeah. Jackie: I have to help to lock down traffic outside a bus station. Sean: Yeah. Jackie: I see you later? Sean: Yeah.

    • (the crew goes through a garbage bag) Dr. Goldman: It's not gonna bite!

    • Bishop: Stevens what can you tell me? Stevens: He's the victim (points in the direction) Bishop: (looking at the body) Thanks for the tip!

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    Notes (13)

    • International Air Dates: The Netherlands: March 11, 2009 on Veronica

    • The song in the closing scene was "Breathe Me" by SIA.

    • The pilot was originally filmed with Nicky Katt as Inspector Sean Cole. However, in a test screening the audiences didn't like him, and the pilot was reshot with Rob Estes in the role.

    • International Air Dates: The Netherlands: March 18, 2009 on SBS 6

    • International Air Dates: The Netherlands: March 25, 2009 on Veronica

    • The song heard in the final scene was "This Year's Love" by David Gray.

    • Working title for this episode was "Stringers."

    • International Air Dates: The Netherlands: April 1, 2009 on Veronica

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    Trivia (18)

    • Possible goof: The finger of Bishop was cut off, brought to evidence analyzed about the cutting edges and then reattached? This process would have needed some amount of time, so the finger might already have been dead.

    • The finger with a ring attached shown at the beginning of the show as "evidence" in the case turned out to be Bishop's finger. He bought the ring from a street vendor.

    • Goof: How did the bookie know that the bet came from the Howe's trainer, rather than Camelorka? The business would be cash only, and a paper trail would be minimised, and what paperwork there needed to be would be subtle and incognito.

    • After running the blood test of the blood found on the bottle against the blood of the deceased, assuming that they used a DNA test, they would (more likely than not) know the gender of the person who bled upon the bottle. Why would they need a DNA sample from the wife, mistress, and all the co-workers of the deceased, when they only needed samples of the suspects who are the same gender as the bleeder?

    • Goof: The voice over names the car type, with the impact on the left side, as Ford Festiva, but it's obviously different car shown. The shown car looks like some Honda Accord from the 80's.

    • Goof: The car Bishop and Cole use in the end is the same, they crushed a few hours before (same licence plate). Sure it's possible that the car was fixed in this short time, but unlikely.

    • Goof: When Cole and Bishop start to escort the other car to the hospital, they activate the klaxon, but why isn't the flashlight running. These devices are connected together. This shows that the sound effect was added later.

    • Goof: Sen's wife tells Cole and Bishop that she once tried to get a job as engineer in the US, before she got pregnant and still this high educated woman doesn't speak a word of English?

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    Allusions (3)

    • The title of this episode takes its name from the Agatha Christie mystery Ten Little Indians, in which ten seemingly unassociated individuals find themselves on an island, where they are killed off, one by one.

    • Cole: Who is Moby? Moby is a famous musician especially known in the electronic and techno scene. His biggest hits were in the 90s.

    • Bishop: That would be Danny Kaye. Danny Kaye was an American actor, singer, and comedian in the 1950s-60s. There were rumours that he had a homosexual relationship with a fellow male actor.

  • Fan Reviews (19)
  • I blinked so I missed it. I wish I hadn't.

    By dude6363, Aug 08, 2007

  • It's a good show.

    By bri4daz, Jul 10, 2006

  • I've only missed one episode of this show, and I'm glad that I've got them all on video so I can watch them over again.

    By kellygirlaj, Jul 07, 2006

  • You are given "the evidence" at the beginning of the show. Can you guess who the killer is?

    By Bella172, Jun 20, 2006

  • Great show but just wasn't given enough time!

    By JPPT1974, Jun 18, 2006

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