At approximately 15:10, Finn identifies the missing boy from 1989 as Scotty Gates. But then, they show a close up of a newspaper copy with a photo and caption that identifies him as Scotty Pope.
About two minutes in, a long tracking shot inside the bus reveals the body of the prostitute. Her head goes from facing right to facing left between shots without anyone moving her.
Blake Bonham's mother and younger self were played by his real mother and younger brother respectively.
It is revealed in this episode that Morgan were a chemistry and voice majors in college. And she were the front woman for a band at The Roxy for a year.
Goof: While Nick Stokes examines the snake charmer in the car, the dead man's pulse is moving on his throat.
Goof: When Stokes and Crawford confront Basderic in the parking garage, Stokes takes Basderic's pistol, removes the magazine and hands both to Crawford. Crawford puts the magazine in his pocket and holds the pistol in his hand. When they release Basderic, Crawford inserts the switched magazine with blank rounds into the pistol and hands it back to Basderic.
Later, at his house, Basderic fires three rounds at Sidle. First problem is that when you remove a magazine from an automatic pistol, there is still one live round in the chamber and the first shot would have struck Sidle. Secondly, Basderic fires three quick rounds. Blank cartridges cannot generate the pressure needed to cycle the slide unless the weapon is fitted with a special device.
The first live round would have ejected and activated the slide, but the second blank round would not making it impossible to fire another blank round.
Mac's appearance makes him the only CSI character other than Langston who went to the other cities.
Goof: When the doc is swabbing the green paste in the wound during autopsy, there is already green on the swab as he brings it in to get the sample. While the same substance can be swabbed multiple times, the same swab would NOT be used twice. Evidence is immediately packaged after collection to prevent contamination.
Warrick's headstone reads: OCT 10, 1971 - MAY 17, 2008, with his name WARRICK BROWN underneath, and the epitaph MAY HE REST IN PEACE below that.
Goof: This whole episode is based upon Las Vegas in the year 1966. When Lido Wright is explaining that he was there when Tommy Grazetti choked to death on food, he decided to assume his identity. He says did so because he had a low draft number for the Draft Lottery and was considering going to Canada to avoid the Vietnam Draft.
The Selective Service did not begin using the Draft Lottery until 1969.
At the reconstruction of the shooting, Morgan Brody said there were 15 rounds. But when you count them all, I count 16. First 2 at Owen, then 1 miss and 2 at the "marine". 1 for the waitress. 2 on the old couple. 1 at thebus driver. Then 2 misses from the guy in witness protection. That guy was shot with 2 bullets. Then 2 in de killer and 1 in the waitress's head. Makes 16 in my opinion
In a previous episode, Catherine's friend, Laura, mention that Catherine had been working for 22 years, when Catherine mentioned that she was working for 20.
When Catherine said good bye she sais that she'd been there for 19 years. But in the season 9 episode, If I had a Hammer, it was mentioned that Catherine had been there for 18 years. So that means she should have been at the lab for 21-22 years.
Grant Show (Agent Viggo McQuaid) and Elisabeth Harnois (Morgan Brody) both worked together on the FOX series "Point Pleasant"
Goof: (continuity) When Dr. Robbins is walking up to the crime scene, his glasses are hanging just above his belt. In the next take, they are string through the ring around his neck, then seconds later, they are back where they started again.
The song playing at the very begining of the episode is called 'You only wanna dance' by The Burning Leaves.
Catherine has been working at CSI Las Vegas for more than 20 years, about 22 years.
Goof: The killer's cell phone is said to be pinging a tower from a southerly direction. However, on the graphic, the phone is shown to be to the northeast of the cell tower.
Brass's dad was a cop. His dad beat him up growing up until one day he fought back at age 15. Brass says he never felt 'better' or 'worse'.
Conrad became divorced eleven years ago in 2000. Afterwards, his daughter, Morgan who was 14 at the time, moved with her mom to California.