Judge Morrison is based on Judge Joseph Crater, a New York judge who disappeared under mysterious circumstances in 1930 while under investigation for corruption. This episode presents a speculative theory as to Crater/Morrison's fate.
Ryan: There's a small favor I'd like you to do for me.
Ruditsky: Why? Did I pinch one of your boys?
Holly (to Morrison): The how is fifty grand and the when is now.
Holly (to Jane): I'll talk to his honor. I'll talk to him good. You know, I think I'm gonna enjoy having a judge cop a plea for me.
Holly: Events is what a guy uses when he wants to brush off a dame.
Morrison: We're all guilty, Mary
Mary: But you've got an edge. You can cop a plea and give yourself a suspended sentence.
Morrison: I'm afraid my sentence has been suspended far too long.
Mary (to Morrison): Is the market suddenly getting flooded with justice?
Morrison (to Jane Morrison): Things have a way of cluttering up.
Ryan (to Morrison): Don't play with me, Bob. I've got a busy morning ahead of me.