CI, Episode 4.11
Production number: E54
First aired: 9 January 2005
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David Blake
Teleplay By
Stephanie Sengupta

Story By
Stephanie Sengupta & René Balcer

Directed By
Christopher Swartout

Detectives Goren and Eames are investigating the murder of a newly engaged woman, who is found slain and tossed in a garbage bin, while in town to visit her fiancée.

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"See, that's what happens when you keep people from doing what they do best. It makes them insane."
Robert Goren

"Apparently when tourists take a bite out of the Big Apple, the apple's not supposed to bite back."
Alexandra Eames

"Don't tell me you read 'paranoid'."
"I'm learning."

- Alexandra Eames and Robert Goren

"This is why I stuck to checkers."
Alexandra Eames

Carly: I didn't kill her.
Robert Goren: We don't care. You're who we've got.

"I'd rather you left my things alone."
"Oh, sorry. It's a bad habit."

- Lenore Wycliff and Robert Goren

"Don't mind my partner, he's a little A.D.D.."
Alexandra Eames

Background information and notes Edit

  • This episode revealed many resemblances of the life of Bobby Fischer, who was one of the most celebrated chess masters of the 20th century. As a teenager, Fischer became famous as a chess prodigy. In 1972, he became the first, and so far the only, American to win the official World Chess Championship. In his later years, Fischer made increasingly anti-American and anti-Semitic statements. During the 2004–2005 time period, after his U.S. passport was revoked, he was detained by Japanese authorities for nine months under threat of extradition. After Iceland granted him citizenship, the Japanese authorities released him to that country, where he lived until his death in 2008. However, Fischer was never associated with any of the sordid activities attributed to the paranoid man of this story. (Source: Bobby Fischer at Wikipedia)
  • The episode title "Gone" was also used for the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit seventh season episode, "Gone (SVU)".

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