The Nine

Season 1 Episode 1


Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Oct 04, 2006 on ABC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Lucas: I want to find out what happened to Eva Rios!
      FBI #8: You haven't asked about your brother.
      Lucas: Is he dead?
      FBI #8: Haven't heard. Chances aren't good though. He dies, you know it's all on you.
      Lucas: That's fine, it's all on me.
      FBI #8: So, it was your plan?
      Lucas: Yeah.
      FBI #8: And no one else was involved?
      Lucas: I'm not saying another word til I get my lawyer. I'd like my phone call, please. And the number of the hospital.
      FBI #8: I'll get you word on your brother when it comes.
      Lucas: I want to find out what happened to Eva Rios!

    • (Jeremy shows up with a gift basket)
      Franny: Wow. You really didn't have to bring anything.
      Jeremy: Uh, Jews bring food. It's what we do. Helps stuff down our feelings.

    • Jeremy: You want to talk about it?
      Lizzie: About what?
      Jeremy: About what happened in there.
      Lizzie: A lot of things happened in there.
      Jeremy: It was a moment Lizzie, a moment. Does it have to mean everything?

    • Ricky Rios: Are you the cop?
      Nick Cavanaugh: Yep.
      Ricky Rios: Then why didn't you save my mom?

    • Pete Burton: You haven't been going to your GA meetings.
      Nick: The department mandated six... I did my six.
      Pete Burton: So you're cured?

    • Lucas: Don't try to be a hero man. This will all be over in five minutes.

    • Egan: It's Egan Foote, with an E, not at the beginning of the Egan but at the end of the Foote.

  • Notes

    • ABC officially cancelled the series on May 15, 2007.

    • Award nominations:

      • 2007 - Best Sound Editing in Television: Short Form - Dialogue and Automated Dialogue Replacement

    • International Show Titles:
      Czech Republic: Devět rukojmí (Nine Hostages)
      Slovakia: Rukojemníci (Hostages)

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: October 10, 2006 on CTV
      Czech Republic: May 12, 2008 on Prima
      Slovakia: September 3, 2009 on Markiza

    • In 2006, "The Nine" won the following titles:

    • "Best New Show" -- USA Today
    • "... Stellar Performance" -- San Francisco Chronicle
    • " extraordinary good new series" -- Vogue
    • "the season's Best new drama" -- TV Guide
  • The bank building can also be seen on "Numb3rs" as the FBI headquarters and the police headquarters on "Cold Case".

  • John Billingsley (Egan Foote) and Bonita Friedericy (Mary Foote) are married in real life.

  • The original name of the show was Nine Lives.

  • Featured Music:

  • "When the Stars Go Blue" by Ryan Adams
  • "Thinking About Tomorrow" by Beth Orton
  • This episode was leaked on the Internet on July 12, 2006.

  • Allusions

    • Egan: ...where they had that drag race, from Grease.

      Grease was a hit movie in 1978 with an infamous drag race between the T-Birds and the rival gang, The Scorpions.