Psych: Season 2, Episode 12

The Old and the Restless (18 Jan. 2008)

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When a man goes missing from a retirement home, Shawn and Gus need help getting in to investigate.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Joan McMurtrey ...
Linda Sorensen ...
Ken Kramer ...
Joe Costa ...


Psych is hired by a rest home orderly for semi-able seniors to examine a series of resident fatalities which the police dismisses as non-suspicious accidents. Lacking full access, Shawn tricks his wager-eager father into being admitted as demented grandfather. While Henry has a blast, Shawn soon comes up with surprising motives, suspects and methods. Written by KGF Vissers

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wager | towel | poison | swimming pool | fraud | See more »


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In the scene where Shawn, Gus, and Henry are investigating Oswald's living quarters, Shawn mentions knowing that the date circled on the calendar is the day of the Santa Barbara marathon because it coincides with actor Val Kilmer's birthday. The date on the calendar is December 31st, which is indeed Kilmer's birthday. See more »


When Shawn, Gus, Harry, and the security guard on the "inside" are walking down the hall they bump into the large security guard that has thrown Gus and Shawn out before. When he confronts them, the two hold up their Visitors Passes. Shawn holds his straight up and when the camera angle changes you can see the Pass over Shawn's shoulder is now lengthwise. When the camera angle changes back, his pass is upright again. See more »


Henry Spencer: My son, the super sleuth, can't even get himself access into an old folks' home.
Shawn Spencer: No, no, no, Dad. You have no idea what we're up against, okay? I tried everything. I tried the whole "I'm a travelling doula" bit, the "dingo ate my baby" routine, "hiding Gus in a sack" trick, which never fails...
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