- Actor-Inspired Element / Actor-Shared Background: In season 5, we learn that Edgar shares Jamie Hector's Haitian heritage. Unsurprisingly, it soon becomes plot-relevant.
- Troy Evans and Barrel have served in the Vietnam War.
- Backed by the Pentagon: The LAPD assisted the production team by allowing any officer willing to volunteer to act as extras and give access to Hollywood Station.
- Development Hell: Michael Connelly explained in interviews that the Bosch novels were suppose to be made into a movie in the 1990s. It never took off for a while, forcing Connelly to negotiate for the rights back.
Trivia / Bosch