At an upscale nightclub, a patron, Essex Palmer dies while smoking a violent exploding cigar. The prime suspect is a joke shop owner named Laughing Larry. The investigation leads to fireworks dealers in Chinatown who may have been responsible for the large amount of gunpowder in the cigar In the second case, Danny accompanies his friend's son, Ruben, to have the boy's bike blessed by the local priest. On the way home, their journey is interrupted by a shooting during the robbery of a bodega. Written by
Did You Know?
Laughing Larry's last name is Gelachter. This is the German word (the correct spelling is Gelächter) for laughter. See more
Stella states that Smokeless Gunpowder is used in high explosives. This is incorrect: Gun Powder and Smokeless Gun Powder are low order explosives meaning that they burn. High order explosives like TNT and nitroglycerin are high order explosives that detonate without burning. See more
Detective Mac Taylor
[seeing Danny at work
Thought I told you to take some time off?
Detective Danny Messer
Oh, yeah, you did. I just don't wanna go home. 'Cause when I go walking down that hallway now I'm... not gonna hear the kid laughing on the other side of the walls, you know. Crying when he doesn't wanna go to bed. I'm just afraid I'm gonna miss him.
Written by Barry Gibb
, Robin Gibb
, and Maurice Gibb
Performed by The Bee Gees See more