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A former star pro quarterback is killed. But the investigation determines that the person who initially tried to kill him did not deliver the fatal blow.


Sam Hill


Anthony E. Zuiker (created by), Ann Donahue (created by) | 2 more credits »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
David Caruso ... Horatio Caine
Emily Procter ... Calleigh Duquesne
Adam Rodriguez ... Eric Delko
Khandi Alexander ... Alexx Woods
Jonathan Togo ... Ryan Wolfe
Rex Linn ... Frank Tripp
Eva LaRue ... Natalia Boa Vista (as Eva La Rue)
Johnny Whitworth ... Detective Jake Berkeley
Dina Meyer ... Elissa McClain
Flex Alexander ... Martin Wilson
Stana Katic ... Rita Sullivan
Paul Schulze ... Dr. Werner Klein
Dale Midkiff ... Doug McClain
Claire Coffee ... Wendy Legassic
Chris William Martin ... Rich Caprioto


Retired star quarterback Doug McClain chokes to death during a phone call with flirt Wendy Legassic, his neck artery is cut with surgical precision, as if he didn't fight back. His widow uses a court injunction to prevent an autopsy, arguing that would compromise Doug's cryogenics, while any delay compromises an autopsy. Meanwhile several combined scans perform a 'virtual autopsy'. Only a few memorabilia were stolen from Doug's villa, and offered for sale on Internet by his former business manager Martin Wilson, who has a black eye fitting the bruises on Doug's hand, but claims an alibi. Wendy was in fact a reporter examining celebrity cryogenics and is forced to admit she was at Doug's; TV channel WTEX airs a sound recording of the murder on her phone, getting her arrested for obstruction. Horatio finds out Doug's marriage was de facto separated, but secretly in order not to offend the fans. There is also a picture of Caleb Sullivan, the recently deceased quarterback of a sponsored ... Written by KGF Vissers

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A then-relatively unknown Stana Katic plays one of the episode's murder suspects. Two years later, she began working on the opposite side of the law as Detective Kate Beckett on Castle (2009), the role for which she has since become most famous. See more »


When Caleigh finds the photo of the young boy in the football uniform, she is shown holding it by the upper left corner with her bare hand. However, when Natalie is dusting the photo for fingerprints, there is no fingerprint indicated in that same corner. See more »


Wendy Legassic: I signed a non-disclosure agreement with the TV station. It's legally binding.
Calleigh Duquesne: So are handcuffs. It's your choice, Wendy.
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Release Date:

22 October 2007 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Hawthorne, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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