* FridgeBrilliance -- Pembleton frequently chides Bayliss in the early episodes for not being able to think like a killer and therefore would be a poor Homicide detective. In the SeriesFinale, he realizes, to his horror, how wrong he was.
** Similarly, if you've read the book, noticing which characters are straight outta its pages is hugely rewarding.
* FridgeBrilliance/FridgeHorror: The universe that ''Homicide'' takes place in may very well be AllJustADream. A few characters from ''Series/StElsewhere'' appear here, and we know that [[https://thetommywestphall.wordpress.com/ ''St. Elsewhere'' is just the dream of an autistic child]], so...