In desert town Cable Springs, skinny dipping teenagers are surprised by the corpse of local petty rancher Walter Burns. He was dumped after drowning elsewhere. the only car traces lead to the corpse in Las Vegas of natural gas company Conservo's engineer Richard Adams, who was hot and hidden in a dumpster. the trail leads back to Burns' neighbor Bill Gibson, who commits suicide in a spectacularly surprising way, desperate because of extreme pollution, most likely the result of Conservo's 'fracking'. All three had contact with the local one woman-newspaper maker.
Did You Know?
Guest star Katee Sackhoff
previously starred on Battlestar Galactica
(2004) which used "frack" as a euphemism for "fuck". In addition, Rosalind asks Langston if he's familiar with "fracking", and he comments that it sounds like a sci-fi curse word. The writers and producers of this episode also wrote and produced several episodes of Battlestar Galactica. See more
Langston states that the Cuyahoga River is just outside Cleveland. The Cuyahoga River bisects Cleveland. See more