Megan resigns her position with the FBI to move to Washington to pursue her doctorate and a career in counseling.
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Megan was in New York during this episode.
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In the last scene, Don drives through a couple of intersections, but it's the same intersection both times.
The term "Pay to Play" (episode title) refers to the concept that you have to pay to become a "player" or to get in the game. The two most common uses of this concept are sports and politics.
As Larry and Charlie revise their theory, just after the mother's confession, Larry looks at a board with calculations that faces the wrong way. After the camera changes to Charlie for some seconds, the board now faces properly to Larry.
Alan: (to Larry) Not everyone has the emotional and intellectual resource to search for God in a supercollider.
Though Alan was directly commenting on Larry's search for God in a religious context, he was also alluding to the work Larry does at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. As a scientist, Larry assists in searching for the theoretical Higgs boson, also known as the God particle, using the D0 (pronounced D Zero) supercollider.
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Don Eppes' favorite movie is Sullivan's Travels (1941), a comedy that stars Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake. AUSA Robin Brooks doesn't particularly like chocolateher favorite candy flavor is watermelon.
When Clay Porter enters the abandoned house, he is immediately tied with his hands cuffed behind his back. When Ferraro lifts him up from the floor to use as a human shield in the standoff with the FBI agents, Porter's hands appear tied in front.
While in Afghanistan, Colby was stationed in the Kunar Province.
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In the scene in the morgue, Clay Porter's father can be seen breathing if one looks closely.
NCIS would have been involved with this investigation (if not the lead investigators) since one of the suspects was a Marine broken out of the brig, the other suspects were AWOL Marines, and the victims were the family of a Marine.
Robin Brooks returns to LA from a stay in Miami of several months.
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Robin and Don spent six months together.
When Coral makes her first hit, she comments as she's putting on her gloves that she doesn't want to leave any fingerprints, even though she's already been in the car and almost certainly left fingerprints at that time.