* ActorSharedBackground: Matt Devlin is of Irish ancestry, just like JamieBamber.
* HeyItsThatGuy: Hell, the whole shows full of it,!
** Juliet Aubrey, aka Helen from ''{{Primeval}}'' in Episode 3.
** Creator/JamieBamber ([[Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined Apollo]]/[[Series/HoratioHornblower Archie Kennedy]]) working for...
** ...the lingerie factory boss from ''[[Series/CoronationStreet Corrie]]''!
** Creator/FreemaAgyeman ([[Series/DoctorWho Martha]]) working for the CPS.
** It was quite a shock to find George Castle was really [[Series/DoctorWho Professor Edwin Bracewell]] in "Victory of the Daleks".
** Natalie Chandler is [[LordPeterWimsey Harriet Vane]]!
** [[Series/DoctorWho Dr. Moon]] has shown up as a defense attorney several times, most infamously as that for [[spoiler: Matt]]'s killer.
* IronyAsSheIsCast: Matt butchering the French language when trying to talk to a witness when in RealLife, JamieBamber speaks excellent French (aside from an early childhood spent in Paris, it's one of two languages, the other being Italian, that he studied for his Modern Language degree).
* McLeaned: [[spoiler:Matt Devlin]] was killed in a drive-by shooting when actor [[spoiler:Jamie Bamber]] finished his contract; at the time he was doing a pilot for a US show which was not ordered to series. The writers probably wanted to kill off a major character to provide good drama, so it's a pretty classic example of Reason #1 the following episode was one of the series best as the team struggled to deal with their grief while doing their best to ensure that his killer was brought to justice.
* ShortRunInPeru: Episodes 8 to 13 of Season 1 had already aired in Canada.
* ThemeMusicAbandonment: Though it must be said, this show ''does'' have [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPPmP4YnVdE a fairly rousing theme of its very own]].
* TooSoon: Because its plot bore considerable similarities to a RealLife murder that occurred the day before it was scheduled to air, the Series 8 finale "Repeat To Fade was pulled from the schedule and replaced with a Season 5 repeat. It took nearly a month for it to be rescheduled.
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