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  • For his visit to Chad in the mall, Ray picks up a MSN-03 Jagd Doga mobile suit model kit.
  • Velcoro admits he isn't exactly Columbo. Frank later asks if he's supposed to wait for Velcoro to pull a Rockford.
  • There's a scene that takes place under a big ol' billboard for American Sniper.
  • Frank Semyon's plot to surreptitiously buy up land in order to profit when it is later bought by the government is a common one in Los Angeles noir stories, appearing in both Chinatown and L.A. Noire.
  • Velcoro's near-death experience has overtones of David Lynch, particularly Twin Peaks.
  • Woodrugh's fiancee and mother watch Splendor in the Grass in their motel room.


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