The accidental shooting of a toy collector leads to a society focused on vampires and a con artist.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dorian Cavanaugh
Arnold Pierce
Lori Purcell / Jocelyn Shapiro
Shannon Burkett ...
Parker Chun (as Peter Kim)
Brett Christensen ...
Carl Rosenman
Iris Bradbury
Patricia R. Floyd ...
Assistant M.E.
Brad Oscar ...
Robert Gerard Larkin ...
Officer Olsen
Allyn Burrows ...
Milton Stronach


The accidental shooting of a toy collector leads to a society focused on vampires and a con artist.

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30 January 2005 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


Goren mentions that the vampires club's members are avid fans of the books and pictures of Carlotta Francis. It's a version of the real Victoria Francés, a well-recognized artist of the gothic and the vampire world. See more »


When Goren and Eames visit the seamstress who designed the victim's Gothic costume, several of Vincent D'Onofrio's line are clearly written on the dress sketches he examines. See more »


Detective Alexandra Eames: No wonder he was angry. She stole his robot.
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References Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986) See more »

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Sci-Fi Toys, Coffins, Sex & Vampires
25 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A toy collector gets set up to be shot by police. When Goren and Eames begin to investigate, they find out the "case" involves weirdos - "losers," more like it - who follow some dead author's books about vampires.

They also uncover a woman who is a big-time scam artist, preying on shy guys who would only find a woman like this in their dreams. However, manipulative, evil and pretty women like the one here know that guys are like putty in their hands.

However, things don't exactly work out for the shy guy or the con artists or the vampire freakos who get their kicks having sex in a coffin designed to cut off their oxygen supply until the last minute. Yeah, this is kind of a bizarre episode and not really all that appealing.

Goren gets some fun out of it, though, playing with some 1950s sci-fi toys along the way.

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