The Closer (2005–2012)
Blair makes a direct reverence to this TV series which airs during the summer.
Included in a $4,000 question
Announced as nominee.
Included in a $16,000 question
Subject of an $8,000 question
Incorrect guess on a $1,000 clue in the category "Emmy Repeat Winners?"
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "TV Casts"
Promoted verbally during interview with Kyra Sedgwick, no clips.
Included in a $12,500 question
billboard ad seen
Kevin Bacon mentions that his wife is working on the show
Giant mural on WB lot shown
Referenced in the "Criminal Minecraft" segment
Mentioned during the murder investigation about how they always find clues on the computer
mentioned by Polly
Louise uses Brenda Leigh Johnson as an alias.
Taylor compares Captain Raydor's abilities to Chief Johnson's
Rusty calls Fritz "Brenda's husband"
Referenced by Jean-Ralphio
Mentioned in dialogue
mentioned in dialogue
Mentioned in Fred Armisen's Extremely Accurate TV Recaps
Van says, "And that's why they call me 'the closer.' Move over, Kyra Sedgwick."
a clip from the show is shown
Special promotion show for Japanese release of the final season of The Closer.
Spoofed during 'The Looker' Promo