Retired star quarterback Doug McClain chokes to death during a phone call with flirt Wendy Legassic, his neck artery is cut with surgical precision, as if he didn't fight back. His widow uses a court injunction to prevent an autopsy, arguing that would compromise Doug's cryogenics, while any delay compromises an autopsy. Meanwhile several combined scans perform a 'virtual autopsy'. Only a few memorabilia were stolen from Doug's villa, and offered for sale on Internet by his former business manager Martin Wilson, who has a black eye fitting the bruises on Doug's hand, but claims an alibi. Wendy was in fact a reporter examining celebrity cryogenics and is forced to admit she was at Doug's; TV channel WTEX airs a sound recording of the murder on her phone, getting her arrested for obstruction. Horatio finds out Doug's marriage was de facto separated, but secretly in order not to offend the fans. There is also a picture of Caleb Sullivan, the recently deceased quarterback of a sponsored ... Written by
Did You Know?
A then-relatively unknown Stana Katic
plays one of the episode's murder suspects. Two years later, she began solving homicides as Detective Kate Beckett on Castle
(2009), the role for which she has since become most famous. See more
When Caleigh finds the photo of the young boy in the football uniform, she is shown holding it by the upper left corner with her bare hand. However, when Natalie is dusting the photo for fingerprints, there is no fingerprint indicated in that same corner. See more
I signed a non-disclosure agreement with the TV station. It's legally binding.
So are handcuffs. It's your choice, Wendy.