There is no Lyndon B. Johnson Convention Center in Houston, Texas, it's named the George R. Brown Convention Center. George Rufus Brown (1898-1983) was a prominent Houston engineer, entrepreneur, civic leader, and philanthropist, who owned Brown & Root Inc., one of the largest construction companies in the world, and helped to foster the political career of Lyndon B. Johnson. The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) is located in Houston, Texas.
THe house that was used as Michael Ridley's is the same that was used in the series "Scandal" episode 8 of season 3, Vermont is for Lovers, Too as the one that President Fitzgerald Grant had built for Olivia Pope. A different decoration was used.
The episode title "Il Tavolo Bianco" (Italian for "The White Table") is the name of the restaurant owned by Mr. and Mrs. Aurelio and frequented by the mobster John Acardo.
There is an obvious error (which may be deliberate) on Lisbon's FBI ID Card which Fischer hands to her in the bar. It reads "The Federal Bureau of Justice" and "United States Department of Investigation"; it should of course be "The Federal Bureau of Investigation" and "United States Department of Justice".
"Fire and brimstone" is a classic Biblical expression for God's wrath to the unfaithful.
Mariette Hartley who played Elise Vogelson rose to fame in the70's being in over 300 commercials for Polaroid opposite James Gardner.
Goof: When Jane is going through the missing kids with Van Pelt, Marvin Pettigrew is listed as missing for 63 days. Later when Jane talks to Marvin's mother, she tells Jane that Marvin has been missing for 61 days.
Michael Irby and Max Martini both starred in The Unit.
Belladonna is also known as the devil's cherry.
This episode reunites guest stars Anthony Martins and Ajay Mehta who played brothers on C.S.I. New York in the first season episode The Fall.
Goof: The female victim was called Callie Karlsen. At the first mention of her sister, they call her Nicola Karlsen, but upon meeting her at 19:09, Jane and Lisbon call her Nicola Larsen.
Plot hole: Foxglove Parkway is in Nevada. The CBI has no jurisdiction to operate in Nevada.
Goof: When Cho is searching the victim's room, he borrows a red-handled screwdriver from the landlord, Lance Gladstone. After loosening the screws from the cover to a vent, Cho hands the screwdriver back to Lance who places it in his pocket. But in the very next scene the screwdriver is back in Cho's hands as he removes the vent cover.
This episode reunites Stargate SG-1 Alums Christopher Judge (Teal'c) and Jay Acovone (Major Kawalsky).
This episode reunites series lead Amanda Righetti and Rodney Rowland who both guest starred on C.S.I. in the second season episode You've Got Male.
Did anyone else recall the various scenes from "Silence of the Lambs" in which Hannibal Lecter [Anthony Hopkins] was grooming -- or attempting to groom -- Clarice Starlingn [Jodie Foster]? I kept getting flashes of deja vu as Stiles endeavored to use his tricks in order to establish a near-mesmerizing effect on Van Pelt.
When Patrick asks Eve "A Stanford-educated wine-maker and a pay-by-the-hour dance instructor...what'd you talk about? "the words "pay-by-the-hour" were removed from the sound track. There is a pause before the word "dance" and you can see Simon Baker's mouth move. The words are still on the closed-caption display.
The Chinese gangsters are said to be taken care by Chinese Embassy. In reality, Chinese nationals in Sacramento will be cared by Chinese Consulate-General of San Francisco.
Goof: Mr Porchetto answers sarcastically to Lisbon's question "What Mexicans?" with "Julio Iglesias. Who do you think?!" Julio Iglesias is Spanish, not Mexican, a fact known to anybody with Latino ascent.
When Lisbon introduces herself to the amnesiac Jane, she calls herself "Detective". However, it's established that her title is "Special Agent" of the CBI.