Cold Case (2003–2010)
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The discovery of human remains in the bottom of a well leads to the reinvestigation of the case of a housewife who went missing during Orson Welles' radio broadcast of "War of the Worlds".

Director:

Roxann Dawson

Writers:

Meredith Stiehm (created by), Gavin Harris
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kathryn Morris ... Lilly Rush
Danny Pino ... Scotty Valens
John Finn ... John Stillman
Jeremy Ratchford ... Nick Vera
Thom Barry ... Will Jeffries
Tracie Thoms ... Kat Miller
Bellamy Young ... Audrey Metz '38
Jonathan Scarfe ... Will Paige '38
Peter Haskell ... Will Paige '07
Chip Hormess Chip Hormess ... Robert 'Dobber' Metz '38
Len Lesser ... Elmer Gibbins '07
Julianna McCarthy Julianna McCarthy ... Penny Centavo '07
Lawrence Pressman ... Robert 'Dobber' Metz '07
Ralph Waite ... Felton Metz '07
Tuc Watkins ... Felton Metz '38
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The discovery of human remains in the bottom of a well leads to the reinvestigation of the case of a housewife who went missing during Orson Welles' radio broadcast of "War of the Worlds".

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 2007 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This is not Jeremy Ratchford's first encounter with Orson Welles' Martians. Ratchford played an unnamed student in an episode of the TV series War of the Worlds (1988), a sequel to the original 1950s classic movie. See more »

Goofs

The day after the War of the Worlds broadcast (originally broadcast 10/31/1938), Felton Metz is sitting by the radio listening to Glenn Miller's "Moonlight Serenade". The commercial version of that song, as heard in this episode, wasn't released until the following year. See more »

Quotes

John Stillman: You two believe in Martians?
Lilly Rush: Is this the woman who disappeared in the 30s?
John Stillman: Audrey W. Metz. It was the end of the world!
Lilly Rush: My grandmother was 8. Said she had nightmares for over a year.
Scotty Valens: What the hell are you guys talking about?
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24 May 2009 | by actrssgrl2See all my reviews

It just seemed to me that some of the characters' ages were off in this episode. First off, when they discover the woman's body by the well, Lilli says something to the effect of her being gone for about 50 years, however, the crime happened closer to 70 years prior. That said, some of those characters (Will Paige, man standing next to Audrey in the soup line) would be close to 100 years old. I know it would be difficult to find actors close to that age (or apparently, apply sufficient makeup to make them look that way), but I just found the entire episode very disconcerting because of that fact. Overall, I did enjoy the episode's content, though.


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