During the city's annual Civil War battle reenactment Carlton Lassiter intensely enjoys commanding dictatorially, one participant falls too soon and deep and stays dead. The inspector dismisses it as a hidden bullet accident, by Shawn enlists himself and Gus to sleuth on a case that isn't officially opened. He finds several possible motives, mainly around the jeweler-arms-keeper, but not just for the actual murder. Written by
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Lassiter makes a list of possible murder suspects out of the members of his reenactment group. With the exception of George Cheslow, who is interviewed by Shawn and Gus, all the names on the list are those of various crew members from the show. See more
The jeweler tells Henry that the original inscription he chooses for Shawn's watch adds $210 to the price at $4 per engraved letter. The original inscription, "Shawn, Don't lose this watch. Henry Spencer" is 34 letters so the inscription should only cost $136. Even if the punctuation is charged at $4 per mark that would only bring the total to $144. See more
[upon seeing Lassiter in costume
Is that Lassiter? What died on his face?