Goof: Balagan makes a reference to fear of water and calls it "Hydrophobia" which means rabies. The correct term, however, is "Aquaphobia".
The name of the show appears in the opening credits as ENDGAMƎ.
The episode starts three months after Rosemary's death, Balagan's fiancée.
Balagan uses his ability to imagine suspects as pieces in his chessboard in order to find clues.