One of the politicians in this episode has the surname 'Keating', which also is the surname of Annalise, the primary character in 'How to Get Away with Murder' (2014), another show created by Shonda Rhimes. See more
They mention that Keating is President Grant's first Supreme Court nominee. However, in season 2, it is mentioned that Verna Thornton was Grant's first nominee. See more
You know what I love about my job? I'm the good guy. The law is on my side. I am the law. The law is me. I work for justice. I uphold the Constitution of these United States. I am a knight for the people. I wear the white hat. And you, Olivia Carolyn Pope, you are a pain in my ass. I had a search warrant for that house, but by the time I got to use it, there was nothing there, because your people took whatever there was to find.
Hello, David. Good to see you. Did you get a haircut? It's nice.