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Goof: Catherine remarks on the presence of phenytoin in the victim's blood, which is used to treat seizure disorders such as epilepsy. However, she pronounces the name of the drug as fen'-a-toyne (with the last syllable rhyming with coin); it is actually pronounced fen-a-toe'-in in the US and fen-ee-tone' in Britain.
Goof: The garbage truck company closed in 1983. However, Warrick pulls out a paper with a headline of President Reagan's "Tear down this wall" speech, which occurred in 1987.
Warrick drives a newer model (05 and up) Ford Mustang.
Goof: Warrick is looking at the photographs of the garbage truck drivers bruised arms. He takes a Modafinil (whilst Nick is watching from outside the room). He tries to pop the lid back onto the bottle but as he puts it down to pick up the water bottle the lid flips off again. In the next camera angle as Warrick is still drinking from the bottle of water, Nick enters the office and the lid is firmly back on the pill bottle.
It's established in the episode Goodbye and Good Luck (8x07) that Warrick is taking the drug Zolpidem to help him sleep, and in this episode it is shown that he is also taking the drug Modafinil which is to help him stay alert.
In that same sequence towards the end of the episode, Friedkin used quick flash-forward cuts of yet-to-be-seen moments to help portray Warrick's jumbled state of mind. Friekdin usd the same technique in The Exorcist.
Goof: When Warrick and Grissom are talking about the garbage trucks hydraulics' being broken; the flash back shows the cylinder over working and breaking squirting a clear liquid from it. Hydraulic fluid is a red-yellow color and after it has been used it turns to a red-brown hue.
When Greg is in the break room he is holding a Coca-Cola can (even with his hand covering the majority of the label). CSI normally use generic items on the set.
The club Warrick went with the dancer had the same architectural plan and fireplace as the woman's' room did in the Season 7 episode "Monster in the Box."
Goof: At the very beginning, the shot from above shows the driver holding the wheel with one hand, the other on a beer. Yet when the shot is from the backseat, he has both hands on the wheel and the beer is gone.
Goof: When Brass interrogates the vic's mother for the second time he shows her a photo of BB from his police academy graduation (brown background) from 1975. Take a closer look at it when it is lying on the table and later on when Brass picks it up, it is a different picture. This is the latest photo of BB (blue background).
In the third case, the number on the board in the evidence locker is the exact numver of days since Greg blew up the lab in 3x22 Play With Fire
Despite being a gambling addict, Warrick suggests to Nick that they 'hit the Strip' and play some pai gow or blackjack.
Wendy turned 35 in October.
Sara is in San Francisco visiting her mother.
Running Gags: Bobby Dawson keeps becoming the prime suspect in each murder case. David Phillips is obsessed with checking for "Signs of Sexual Trauma".
Goof: In the first case, Archie picks up twice the same cocaine brick (cellophane and duct tape wrapped kilo of coke) from the suitcase
Goof: Although Doc Robbins holds Hodges' brain in his hands, Hodges' head is still intact.
Mandy is the only "lab rat" not to die in this episode.
Goof: In Hodges "thought experiment" flashes of the murders none of the CSI's are wearing gloves while processing the crime scenes.
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