The address for the 5AM meeting Bobby Gold misses is "Third and Racine". In The Untouchables, also scripted by Mamet, Sean Connery's character lives at "1634 Racine".
The scenes where Dixon is telling Jim he can help him solve the case reference scenes from 'Homicide'; Lionel Mark Smith also plays a detective in both films.
This earlier David Mamet film collaboration with Joe Mantegna is referred to by Mantegna.
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