The Nine

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (16)

  • Lucas: I want to find out what happened to Eva Rios!
    FBI #8: You haven't asked about your brother.
    Lucas: Is he dead?
    FBI #8: Haven't heard. Chances aren't good though. He dies, you know it's all on you.
    Lucas: That's fine, it's all on me.
    FBI #8: So, it was your plan?
    Lucas: Yeah.
    FBI #8: And no one else was involved?
    Lucas: I'm not saying another word til I get my lawyer. I'd like my phone call, please. And the number of the hospital.
    FBI #8: I'll get you word on your brother when it comes.
    Lucas: I want to find out what happened to Eva Rios!

  • (Jeremy shows up with a gift basket)
    Franny: Wow. You really didn't have to bring anything.
    Jeremy: Uh, Jews bring food. It's what we do. Helps stuff down our feelings.

  • Jeremy: You want to talk about it? Lizzie: About what? Jeremy: About what happened in there. Lizzie: A lot of things happened in there. Jeremy: It was a moment Lizzie, a moment. Does it have to mean everything?

  • Ricky Rios: Are you the cop? Nick Cavanaugh: Yep. Ricky Rios: Then why didn't you save my mom?

  • Pete Burton: You haven't been going to your GA meetings. Nick: The department mandated six... I did my six. Pete Burton: So you're cured?

  • Lucas: Don't try to be a hero man. This will all be over in five minutes.

  • Egan: It's Egan Foote, with an E, not at the beginning of the Egan but at the end of the Foote.

  • (To his lawyer) Lucas: I know you think I'm gonna be your O.J., but you go anywhere near her, I'll fire you and go back with the public defender. Got it!

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Notes (43)

  • ABC officially cancelled the series on May 15, 2007.

  • Award nominations: • 2007 - Best Sound Editing in Television: Short Form - Dialogue and Automated Dialogue Replacement

  • International Show Titles: Czech Republic: Devět rukojmí (Nine Hostages) Slovakia: Rukojemníci (Hostages)

  • Original International Air Dates: Canada: October 10, 2006 on CTV Czech Republic: May 12, 2008 on Prima Slovakia: September 3, 2009 on Markiza

  • In 2006, "The Nine" won the following titles:

  • "Best New Show" -- USA Today
  • "... Stellar Performance" -- San Francisco Chronicle
  • " extraordinary good new series" -- Vogue
  • "the season's Best new drama" -- TV Guide
  • The bank building can also be seen on "Numb3rs" as the FBI headquarters and the police headquarters on "Cold Case".

  • John Billingsley (Egan Foote) and Bonita Friedericy (Mary Foote) are married in real life.

  • The original name of the show was Nine Lives.

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Trivia (4)

  • Nick says that the people outside of the bank can't see them inside because of the tinted windows, yet in the 'Pilot' episode when Lucas and Randall are walking towards the bank, the inside of the bank can be seen from outside.

  • When trying to call 911 inside the bank the call does not connect because of 'No Service', but all cell phones allow emergency calls to 911 even when there is no service.

  • Although the murder suspect is called Duane in the episode, on closed captioning it says Dwight.

  • Goof: Kim Raver's (Kathryn's) hair is longer again than in the previous episode. It has the length it had, when it was first cut. But after that it was a few inches shorter.

Allusions (4)

  • Egan: ...where they had that drag race, from Grease. Grease was a hit movie in 1978 with an infamous drag race between the T-Birds and the rival gang, The Scorpions.

  • Title The title is a reference to the famous 1950 movie starring Bette Davis titled All About Eve from the story The Wisdom of Eve by Mary Orr. A young woman named Eve who claims to be her biggest fan worms her way into Margo's life, eventually becoming her secretary. Gradually, it is revealed Eve is more scheming and duplicitous than she seems.

  • Nick: Of all the gin joints... A famous quote from the classic film Casablanca. The original line relates to a chance meeting of the the two main characters, and is a theme The Nine is all about.

  • Egan: (...) Went out the back, Jack... Got a new plan, Stan. This sentence was a play on lyrics to Paul Simon's 1975 song "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" from his album "Still Crazy After All These Years."