Grissom states that he's an only child.
Sara drives a silver Toyota Prius.
Goof: At 10:58 there is a visible reflection of the cameraman in the glass.
Goof: When Sara is searching for Todd's brothers on the 2 different pages his DOB is different, one page said December 16, 1967 and the other said February 26, 1967.
Goof: When Sara is looking up Todd Coombs family tree she enters his name (First and Last) in the wrong fields in the search database.
Goof: When the young girl is found, the marks on her face disappear and reappear in different shots.
Goof: Sara says the timestamp on the rollercoaster photos is 12:45, but when showing the pictures to "Cleopatra" they have 02:45 as the time.
Goof: The victim (a member of LA's SES unit) is wearing race number "3". When the end of the race is shown, the SES team is wearing number "2" and the rival SWAT team is wearing "3".
In this episode, Nick wears glasses when looking at the ATM.
Goof: When Grissom discovers the body of the dead cop, the red flasher on Catherine's upper arm appears, disappears, and reappears again.
Goof: The matches found under the boy's mattress are matchbooks but he's using box matches in the flashback.
Goof: The Paramedic at the beginning is performing artificial respiration without opening the victim's mouth. Much more inefficient than the proper procedure of tilting her head back and opening the airways. The only time the mouth is not always opened for AR is for infants and toddlers when the attendant-on-scene's mouth can completely cover both airways with their mouth.
Goof: The boy's matchbox in the interview room changes from face-forward to back-forward several times.
Gina Torres, who guest starred as the warden in this ep,is the wife of current CSI star Laurence Fishburne, aka Ray Langston.
Goof: When Catherine and Sara are talking about Baby Girl's purchases at the prison commissary, Catherine mentions that she purchased a 20 count box of tampons but on the printout it says "21 count tampons".
Goof: In the beginning, the Chrysler skids completely off the road but the car is back on the road when the CSI's arrive in the next scene.
Goof: Sara scrapes the fingernails of Mindy Dupont's right hand into an envelope marked "Fingernail Scrapings Left Hand".
Goof: When Sara questions the mime, he wipes off his makeup to show a bruise on his cheek. The bruise disappears in later shots.
Continuity: Catherine tells Grissom about the check she received from her father, Sam Braun, in the episode "Jackpot."
Title: Paper or Plastic
Refers to the question frequently asked by grocery store clerks.