Spanish-language Californian soap star Jorge Gama-Lobo, a Mexican, hires Psych to prove he didn't murder a fellow actor with a studio-made fake knife. Lassiter considers the film recording conclusive, but Shawn assesses Jorge's surprise genuine and gets the police chief to call him in. Snooping on director Lance's set, Shawn gets hired instead of a hopeless actor. Thus he gets access to the soap's internal politics as well as fan attention and sets a trap on air. Written by
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Shawn mentions that he based his soap opera character, Chad, on "the El Pollo Loco guy." Matt Cedeño
, who plays Jorge, has been the spokesman for El Pollo Loco since 2004. See more
When Shawn returns to the set with the nail gun, we see a man changing the cue cards. The next card to come up is from the beginning of the scene, reading "...de caridad de Serena. Solo tengo que ponerme mi traje. Corrine: Dime, Chad, me veo..." - "...Serena's charity [ball]. I just have to put on my suit. Corrine: Tell me, Chad, do I look..." See more
What's he doing? Does he have a twitch or something?
I'm afraid that's called his "acting."
The name of the band that sings the theme song (The Friendly Indians) is translated into Spanish, in the end credits. See more