Season 6 Episode 2

Friendly Fire

Aired Friday 10:00 PM Oct 02, 2009 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • Don decided to hunt Fox down alone, but normally the FBI would employ no less than two men to capture an extremely dangerous target such as Fox, who is a former Navy SEAL and FBI instructor.

    • During the episode, the detectives make multiple references to "OPR." This stands for the Office of Professional Responsibility, more commonly known as Internal Affairs. They investigate any allegations of misconduct within the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

    • Math used in this episode:
      Spectral Representation Synthesis

    • Fox and Don once caught two men on the Most Wanted List on the same day, which has never happened again.

    • Liz's absence is explained by the fact that she is away testifying on a case.

    • Opening Numb3rs:
      1200 BULLETS FIRED
      3 LIES
      1 TRUTH

  • Quotes

    • Larry: Success is not how far you get, but the distance you travel from where you've started.
      Charlie: Now you're quoting sneaker commercials.
      Larry: If the shoe fits...

    • Charlie (indicating Alan): This guy's gotten lost driving back from the supermarket.
      Alan: So I once ended up in San Pedro, big deal.
      Larry: Who among us hasn't?

    • Larry: You know my favorite part about running? You don't have to plan your route, but you do have to keep on moving.

    • Larry: In principle we have succeeded.
      Alan: Actually, in a much more realistic way we have failed.

  • Notes

    • Original International Air Dates:

      Norway: January 14, 2010 on TV2

      Germany: April 1, 2010 on Kabel 1

      Czech Republic: April 15, 2011 on TV Nova

      Finland: August 7, 2012 on Sub

    • Music used in this episode was "Timebomb" by Beck (opening scenes) and "Don't Walk Away" by Ryan Levine (ending scene).

    • This episode was rated TV-PG (LV) in its initial broadcast.

  • Allusions