When Detective Brisco and Detective Green examine the victim's apartment, they come across a Playbill program and ticket for the opera La Boheme. Briscoe is derisive, but Green tells him that "You don't have to love opera to love La Boheme. It's a Broadway play, bro." Detective Green is played by Jesse L. Martin
who was an original cast member of the Broadway play Rent, which is based on La Boheme. (The play Rent was adapted into Rent
(2005).) See more
All those impressionable young minds that you molded over the years. Minds that went on to Princeton, Harvard, Yale, and law school, medical school, or Wall Street. And they got to pay twenty thousand dollars a year to send their kids to kindergarten. Don't you think it's ironic that they owe it all to a man who couldn't even afford to purchase his own apartment? Maybe there were just too busy winking and nodding and shaking the hands of friends of friends to worry about the man behind the men....