Season 1 Episode 14

Queen Sacrifice

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Apr 08, 2010 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • When Simon and Lloyd talk about the formula Lloyd saw in his flashforward, the formula printed on paper is typeset in Word and not formatted at all. However, a physicist would use a TeX-derivate (such as MikTeX or LaTeX) to typeset well-formatted formulas.

    • Episode's title image: Open lipstick case on the floor.

  • Quotes

    • Mark: (to Charlie) Are you my new partner? If you are, I insist you change your clothes. Can't catch bad guys in pajamas.

    • Bryce: I appreciate what you're doing, but I don't want you to see me like this.
      Nicole: Is this about your pride?
      Bryce: A little bit, yeah.
      Nicole: Hello, it's me. You've glued pennies to the wall with my lunatic mother. I think we've both seen behind the curtain.

    • Vogel: Don't forget who your friends are.
      Mark: What's unacceptable is that one of them is my enemy.

    • Vogel: Ladies and gentlemen, as you may have deduced, we are closing in on a leak inside the FBI that is hampering the Mosaic investigation. Now anyone want to confess?

    • Vogel: You trust her?
      Mark: You know what, Vogel? Being around you makes me not trust anyone anymore.
      Vogel: Ooh.

    • Lloyd: Quantum physics and anesthetics... that's what Mark and I were working on in our flashforward. I thought QED meant quantum electrodynamics. But we were building a quantum entanglement device.
      Olivia: Good. Well, that clears that up.

    • Bryce: You ever tried sea urchin?
      Nicole: No. Is it good?
      Bryce: It's like eating somebody's thyroid.

    • Simon: I like a woman who knows how to handle a firearm. Fancy a drink?
      Janis: I'm not really your type.
      Simon: I think you'd be surprised to learn exactly what my type is.

  • Notes

    • Brian F. O'Byrne is credited but doesn't appear.

    • Ian McKinnon is a reference to a regular segment contributor to The FlashForcast Podcast.

    • Music: You Are the Sunshine of My Life (Stevie Wonder, sung by Michael Ealy)

    • Seth MacFarlane has an uncredited role as an FBI agent. Unlike his first appearance, here he is named as Agent Curdy. Carmen Argenziano also has an uncredited role as the ICE Supervisor who arrests Keiko.

    • International Airdates:
      Canada: April 8, 2010 on ATV
      UK: April 12, 2010 on FIVE
      Finland: April 22, 2010 on Nelonen
      Czech Republic: April 26, 2010 on AXN
      Sweden: May 7, 2010 on TV4
      Norway: June 3, 2010 on TV2
      Germany: June 14, 2010 on ProSieben
      India: October 29, 2010 on Zee Cafe
      Slovakia: February 14, 2011 on JOJ

  • Allusions

    • Nicole: Okay, suddenly she's a mogwai.
      Referencing the 1984 Warner Bros. movie Gremlins. Mogwai are small furry creatures, but there are three rules to follow: keep them out of the light, don't feed them after midnight (hence Nicole's concern), and don't get them wet. Naturally, all three rules are broken and the mogwai become vicious gremlins that run amuck.

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