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A dead body is found walled up in a cellar, reopening a ten year old cold case. The case is assigned to Munch and Howard, who recognize the Edgar Allan Poe theme. Richard Belzer (Munch) has a romantic sub-plot with his real life wife, Harley McBride, playing ME Alyssa Dyer.
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We are introduced to a new color on the case board. Blue for re-opened cold cases.
Bruno Kirby who guest starred in season three’s closer “Gas Man” returns to direct this episode.
Howard and Bayliss are shown to be big fans of daytime soaps. This is an inside joke, because both Melissa Leo and Kyle Secor got started on soap operas.
Kay Howard’s belief in the supernatural was first shown in season one, episode two “Ghost of a Chance”.