The note Jim Brass holds up to the undertaker reads "You are under arrest"
Goof: The newspaper article's headline at Warrick's house refers to a slain stripper, but the article's body is about a political story.
Greg Sanders has finished writing his book on the Las Vegas mob and is shopping it around to publishers. He began writing the book after meeting Faye Dunaway's character in the Season 6 episode "Kiss Kiss, Bye Bye."
Bud: Whoa hey! Easy on the Emmy there buddy.
Grissom: Is that what this is?
This is an in-joke for the two series involved (Two and a Half Men and CSI) with this episode. Both have been nominated multiple times for Best Series Emmys in their respective categories, but neither has won the award.
The movie studio that Grissom and Brass respond to for the crime scene involving Natasha is Universal Studios, Hollywood. As Grissom and Brass are being driven to the scene, they pass a road marker labeled "Jay Ward Drive". Jay Ward was a prolific animator, responsible for such iconic characters as Super Chicken and Tom Slick, among many others.
Goof: When Megan Kupowski mourns over Binky, her dead dog, she is conveniently kneeling on a small red rug to protect her knees. The rug also changes positions during the scene.
Goof: when David Bohr's profile was searched on the data base, it shows that he was born on 1970, but the age that is showing on his profile is 20 years old. He should already by 38 years old!
In an interview in the San Francisco Chronicle, October 31, 1996 Grissom revealed that as a boy he collected dead animals he found in his Marina Del Ray neighborhood and performed necropsies on them.
Dr. Al Robbins wears a pacemaker because he has bradycardia.
When CSI Nick Stokes attempts to re-create the conditions that caused a suspect to burst into flames, Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage of the Discovery Channel's "Mythbusters" are depicted as watching and approving his experiment in the background.
The team carry sprint/nextel phones.
<Trivia: The title of this episode is "A Thousand Days on Earth"; a thousand days on Earth makes the child to be 2 years, 8 months and 27 days old.
Donald Balboa, the father of Inez Balboa, when Catherine and Brass are talking to him on the prison, you can see a tattoo on his neck that says INEZ, the name of Inez Balboa, the little girl that was found dead on the episode.
Goof: Leo Finley is initially listed as D.O.B.: 01/11/74 and Height: 6'2" on Simms' search results. Later, his criminal history sheet shows D.O.B.: 08/07/67 and Height: 5'10".
Nick Stokes drives a GMC Yukon Hybrid.
William Petersen's dog, Bruno, made his second appearance on the show. The first one was on the episode "Leaping Lizards".
Goof: When Warrick examines the burnt car and discovers the gun you can see a shiny earring in his left ear in the close-up only to discover it is gone in the next scene.
Goof: When Warrick and Grissom head up the stairs to search the gang-leader's apt., Warrick goes over the banister twice. First immediately after the explosion, then the camera pans out and he goes over again.
Catherine used to date a bull rider.
Grissom is a fan of cowboy poetry.