Forging Bonds

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (8)

  • Neal: Why are you filling that bottle with bargain red?
    Mozzie: Have you studied Adler's wine list?
    Neal: Is that the '91 Bordeaux?
    Mozzie: The one year it was corked to the wrong bottle. Eight hundred dollars a pop. I, of course got this bottle empty (smells the wine, makes a face) Best served when the guests are drunk.

  • Neal: (noticing Peter brought a six-pack of beer): Yeah, I'm not much of a beer drinker, so-
    Peter: I know. That's why I brought you this. (hands Neal a bottle of wine)
    Neal: Oh. I don't recognize the bottle.
    Peter: That's because it costs as much as a beer.
    Neal: Wow. I don't even need a corkscrew.

  • Peter: I'll make you a deal. Full immunity for anything you say from this moment until the sun rises over that balcony. Neal: Full immunity? Peter: Did you kill anybody? Neal: No. Peter: Then full immunity.

  • Neal: If you want to know about Adler, we got to start with Mozzie. Peter: Why am I not surprised?

  • Peter: Mozzie had a goatee? Neal: Well, only to distract from his toupee.

  • Neal: What was my nickname? Peter: What? Neal: Come on. Every case gets a nickname. Hagen was the Dutchman before you ID'd him. What was my nickname? Peter: Oh, don't recall. Neal: That's too bad. Well, the sooner you remember, the sooner we can move on. Peter: James Bonds. Neal: Bonds. Both: James Bonds. Peter: Yes, yes. Neal: Would you like another beer? Peter: Yeah. Neal: Shaken, not stirred?

  • Neal: The teller was a real sweetheart. Mozzie: Oh, she gave you a sucker. You know, the irony of that would not be lost on Alanis Morissette.

  • Mozzie: Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake and then subsides. Neal: St. Augustine. Mozzie: Good. You've been reading. Neal: Smart guy told me to.

Notes (3)

  • International Episode Titles:
    Czech Republic: PadělanĂ© dluhopisy (Forged Bonds)

  • Original International Air Dates:
    Latin America: April 5, 2011 on FOX
    Czech Republic: June 23, 2012 on Prima LOVE
    Canada: August 27, 2012 on Bravo
    United Kingdom: January 8, 2013 on Alibi/Alibi HD
    Slovakia: February 25, 2013 on JOJ Plus

  • Willie Garson's adoptive son Nathen Garson appears in this episode. Nathen plays Cado, the boy Mozzie pays to follow Neal the first time they met.

Trivia (2)

  • Here we learn that Neal created the alias Nicholas Halden to run a long con on Vincent Adler, but in the episode "All in" Peter says that Neal created that alias to launder cash through a Canary island scam in 2004.

  • The password for Adler's account in the Caymans is ANCIENTLYRE which is an anagram of "nice try Neal."