Arriving at a crime scene with a dead body, Shawn sees another victim that he connects to an unsolved case of his father's from 20 years ago. Henry works with Shawn and Gus. As the murders are solved, Shawn realizes his father is in danger. Written by
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The title of the episode, Santabarbara, comes from the movie it plays homage to, Chinatown. The last name of the woman who is the murder victim, Veronica Towne, thus comes from the man who wrote the screenplay for Chinatown, Robert Towne. See more
At the beginning of the episode (after the credits and commercial break), The Chief is questioned by reporters. There is a CXRA news truck and one of the reporters is carrying a mic with the call sign letters CXBX. Neither seem to be "real" television stations - but more importantly, the "C" is used for call signs assigned to Canada. Hightly unlikely that one, let alone two Canadian local news outlets would be covering this case. See more
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