|←||CI, Episode 2.08||→|
|Production number: E3210|
First aired: 17 November 2002
| Teleplay By|
Marlane Gomard Meyer
Marlane Gomard Meyer & René Balcer
When Arabic writing is found on the wall of a murder scene, Goren and Eames discover a terrorist plot to conduct a suicide bombing in New York City. They must race to stop the bomber before he completes his plan.
- Vincent D'Onofrio as Detective Robert Goren
- Kathryn Erbe as Detective Alexandra Eames
- Jamey Sheridan as Captain James Deakins
- Courtney B. Vance as A.D.A. Ron Carver
- Rider Strong as Ethan Edwards
- John Bolger as FBI Agent O'Dell
- Manny Perez as Jorge Galvez
- Reathel Bean as Joe Edwards
- Mary Shultz as Vera Edwards
- Sam Coppola as Neal Dornan
- Adrianne Frost as Leslie Dornan
- Andrea Ciannavei as Janey Woods
- Kathleen Doyle as Nancy Dornan
- Donald Silva as Agent Asher
- Michael Creo as Detective Sims
- Piter Fattouche as Ali Al-Javad
- Eric Rath as Newscaster
- Eddie Pepitone as Counterman
- Michelle Maryk as Reporter
- Daniel Breaker as Zach
- Michelle Hurst as Audrey
- Daryl Edwards as Jorge's Employer
- Belle Calaway as Phyllis
- James Ferazzi as a K-9 Officer
- Waleed Zuaiter as Khalid
- Dyron Holmes as CSU Tech #1
- Mia Tagano as CSU Tech #2
- Kelvin Davis as SWAT Cop
- Richard Robichaux as Student (uncredited)
- K-9 Officer: This corner here is positive for explosives.
- Robert Goren: Do you have any idea how much?
- K-9 Officer: Judging by the way Homer's bouncing around, I'd say a lot.
- Alexandra Eames: So much for sleep.
- James Deakins: Suicide bomber. When the hell did this kid decide that's what he wanted to be when he grows up?
- Alexandra Eames: Doesn't look like he's planning to grow up.
- Alexandra Eames: Go ahead. Impress me.
- Robert Goren: It's Aramaic. It's the language that Christ spoke. Parts of the New Testament were written in it. But don't ask me what it means.
- Ethan Edwards: I was sent by God.
- Alexandra Eames: So were we.
- Alexandra Eames: He wouldn't be the first person to find God behind bars.
- James Deakins: Well... Some people love Allah, some love God. there are many teams in the league.
- "The more I know, the less I sleep."
- – Alexandra Eames
- Alexandra Eames: God's will.
- Robert Goren: Let's hope so.
Background information and notes
- In this episode we learn that Detective Robert Goren's mother was a librarian, and that he is "one of six people" who reads the Smithsonian Magazine. He also read the Koran to impress a girl.
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