Homicide: Life on the Street

Season 6 Episode 18

Full Court Press

Aired Friday 10:00 PM Apr 03, 1998 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Viewer Paul Strickland reports that when Bayliss gets into the car, he is/then isn't/then is wearing sunglasses in a way that makes no sense other than as a continuity error. A rare occurrence in Homicide.... Joe Weiss notes that the sunglasses were detachable and it was not a continuity error.

    • Music in this episode: James Brown "Good Foot" alb: 20 All Time Greatest Hits; Metallica "Ain't My Bitch" alb: Load.

  • Allusions

    • Mencken High School: The victim's high school is Mencken High School, named after Henry Louis Mencken (1880 – 1956), a well-known writer, satirist, social critic and journalist for the Baltimore Morning Herald and Sun newspapers. He was known as the Sage of Baltimore, and there are numerous memorials to him throughout the city. His house is a private museum.
      Two things that Mencken was famous for were an elaborate hoax on the history of the bathtub in America (which is still sometimes quoted as fact) and the coining of the word ecdysiast, from the Greek, meaning to shed as a fancy, academic-like term for stripper.