Goren and Eames are investigating the death of a genius mathematician's assistant.
Did You Know?
The characterJohn Manotti (Austin Pendleton
) is inspired by Stephen Hawking
, the well-known scientist who is paralyzed and in a wheelchair due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The subplot about the supposed maltreatment that Manotti received by his nurse is inspired by a real investigation about Hawking's nurse. See more
When Goren and Eames visit Dr. Manotti's first wife Laurie and her daughter at their home, at one point it sounds like actress Anne Dowd (playing Laurie) calls the daughter Lena. However the daughter's name is actually Mona - Lena is the name of Dr. Manotti's physical therapist. See more