The Closer

Season 7 Episode 9

Star Turn

Aired Monday 9:00 PM Sep 05, 2011 on TNT



  • Trivia

    • The disappearance/death of the victim is similar to the 2009 disappearance/death of Crayon Shin-chan creator Yoshito Usui. Usui was reported missing after leaving his home to go on a hike. Then about a week later, his body was found, dead. His body was later identified by members of his family.

  • Quotes

    • Flynn: Chief, I just spoke to Dr. Morales about the stomach contents of our victim and, uh (looks at Bruno's card) huh, Bruno does bar-mitzvahs?
      Brenda: Lieutenant!
      Flynn: Huh? Oh right, yeah. Mr. Michaels, missing for five days, had just eaten some kind of blue candy and a pizza.
      Gabriel: So what, he got lost on Mount Pepperoni?
      Brenda: He wasn't lost. He was never lost. Look, Detective, I want a full financial on the family please and find out everything you can about Bruno and his slimy business. Thank you.

    • Brenda: Ew, there's that song again. (mutes TV) I'm going to jump off a cliff.
      Fritz: You gotta admit, it's kind of catchy.
      Brenda: So's the flu.

    • (Gavin is observing Brenda question the suspect)
      David: Well, pepper spray is an enormously volatile airborne weapon.
      Brenda: When you took Bob up to the edge of that cliff, the wind was gusting up to 30 miles-per-hour.
      Gavin: Was it really that windy?
      Pope: What am I, The Weather Channel?
      Brenda: We're gonna get a warrant. Search your clothes and your shoes. We'll find it there, too.
      Gavin: Is that true?
      Pope: Look, don't you represent her? Of course it's not true.

  • Notes

    • This episode was rated US TV-14-V.

    • Original International Airdates:
      Finland: April 23, 2012 on MTV3
      Czech Republic: August 15, 2012 on Prima LOVE
      Belgium: July 29, 2012 on VT4

    • The name of the State Park in Indiana referenced by Tim Michaels is pronounced Po-Kay-gon, not Po-kah-gon as Tim says it.

      The state park is located in Angola, Indiana just off I-69 and about 43 miles north of Fort Wayne, which is where the Michaels family is from.

  • Allusions