- Actor Allusion: Marilu Henner guest stars as Carrie's aunt, and at one point says she wishes she had Carrie's powers of recall. In real life, Marilu Henner is one of the very few people who DOES have a memory like the fictional Carrie does.
- Fake American: Poppy Montgomery is in fact Australian.
- Ooh, Me Accent's Slipping: Thanks to this, it's quite easy to tell she's Australian.
- Hey, It's That Guy!:
- CBI Directer Gale Bertram moved to Queens and changed his name to Mike Costello. Which neatly explains Bertram being Put on a Bus after the second episode of season four... (And he apparently retired from being Jericho's mayor.)
- Mei Chen has lost her chip but still remains a terrorist in the employ of anti-Western groups.
- You Might Remember Me from...: Poppy Montgomery (Carrie) plays her first major TV role since Without a Trace. This was a major advertising point by CBS before the pilot aired.