Goof Chin says there is no cell phone service on Niihau, yet Steve and Chin both receive cell phone calls while on the island!
The song Sang Min (Will Yun Lee) is singing in his hotel room as room service arrives is "Unskinny Bop" by the metal band Poison. The song is featured on the band's 1990 album Flesh + Blood.
Eric: I think I know what I want to do in my life.
Danny: Want to be a cop?
Eric: No! The job is way too stressful.
Eric: I want to work in a crime lab.
Danny: That's a very good career, Eric. It'd be nice.
Eric: You need some sort of degree to do that?
Danny: I don't think so. You watch the Discovery Channel, right? Should be okay. (both laughs)
Bram: I think my ribs are broken.
Steve: Well, next time a cop calls your name, don't run.
Bram: Seriously, it hurts when I breathe.
Danny: Then breathe less.
The title of this episode, "Kapu" means "taboo" in Hawaiian.
During the live airing of this episode, viewers were able to vote on the murderer through CBS.com or Twitter. This is a first time that viewers have been able to effect the outcome of a primetime drama.
Special billing was given to Jeff Fahey (and) for this episode.
Although credited, Michelle Borth (Lieutenant Catherine Rollins) does not appear in this episode.
International Air Dates:
Canada: January 14, 2013 on Global