Season 4 Episode 13

Black Swan

Aired Friday 10:00 PM Apr 04, 2008 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • David: What's the deal with the waffles, man?
      Amita: I think it's Charlie's way of saying that your family is whoever you want to eat waffles with.
      Larry: That's a worthy sentiment.
      Megan: And one that's even better with syrup.

    • (Megan crashes into suspects' car to create a distraction)
      Megan: Oh my God, this is why you aren't supposed to text and drive!

    • (Talking to Colby)
      David: You, my friend are a victim of high standards and low social skills.

    • Larry: (to Charlie, discussing how to compare GPS locations) Wouldn't the process of comparing all possible routes between each set of points require a lot of brute force?
      Colby: That's just not an expression I would normally associate with ... uh ... well, you know.
      Larry: Yeah. Understood.

    • Don: That's the whole meal? That's it? Just waffles?

    • (David asks Colby to climb up the trelis)
      Colby: Yeah. Colby, go down the elevator shaft. Colby, jump in the bay. Hey, Colby, climb the Sixth Street Bridge.
      David: I went out on the bridge with you, okay?

  • Notes

    • International Air Dates:
      Australia: May 14, 2008 on Ten
      Czech Republic: August 14, 2009 on TV Nova
      Finland: April 8, 2011 on Sub

    • Music featured in this episode was "Yoo-Hoo" by Imperial Teen and "Unstoppable" by Keaton Simons

      Note: Keaton Simons received special mention at the end of the episode with a plug for his CD. This is the first episode where the music featured in the episode was named at the end, including directions on how to find more music from the artist.

    • This was the first episode to air after the WGA Strike ended and production of Numb3rs' season 4 picked up again.

  • Allusions

    • Title: "Black Swan"
      The term "Black Swan" relates to an unexpected or unprecedented event. It is a metaphor born out of the once popular belief that there were only white swans, when in actuality, while white swans are more common, black swans did and still do exist.

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