A body turns up 700 feet under Manhattan in a water tunnel. Meanwhile, another case involving the death of a sixteen-year-old girl is being investigated.
Did You Know?
"Man a Mile" is a reference to an old saying regarding the railroad. When the Transcontinental Railroad was being built, it was the Chinese who were actually laying the tracks and supervising the dynamite in the tunnels, and the saying is that "There is one dead Chinese man for every mile of that railroad." In this episode, there was a dead man for every mile of tunnel that the construction workers were building under the city. See more
When Tom Zito bites Al McGrath's ear, he does so from the side, which meant his upper teeth were on the inside of Al's ear. But when the team matches the dental impressions to the bite mark, they match the upper teeth to the outside of the ear. See more
You know how a Sandhog measures progress? A man a mile. 'Cause that's the death rate down there. Electrocutions, cave-ins, decapitations. Every mile of rock we move, we lose one of our own.
Detective Don Flack
If a guy works up top, answer me one question: what was Pete Riggs doing down there? 'Cause he wasn't working.