"Stealing Home" Episode Guide

White Collar Stealing Home
Season 3, Episode 15 Air Date:February 14, 2012

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“You know, the one thing that I took away from my injury is that, on days like this, don't worry about the future or the past.” – Peter Burke

Highlights

The Con

Interesting Facts

Terrific Tweets

Character Information

The Bad Guy

Gordon Taylor is one of the most beloved cons in the world and a contract thief with no criminal record. He has a villa in Antibes. He's a key suspect in some of the biggest heists in the past decade. He has a saying, "Nobody gets caught. Everybody gets paid." He once ran a heist in Paris. He's never used a weapon or a threat of violence. He has won the Taylor World Championship (at Billiards) so many times they named the tournament after him. When you meet him, he's gonna give you a big bear hug his game is eight ball. he says he can learn everything he needs to know about you by how you play pool. He promises no details until the game is afoot.

Nazi Nonsense

References

Allusions

"Without leaps of imagination, you lose the excitement of possibility."

This quote is by Gloria Steinem, an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the women's liberation movement in the late 1960s and 1970s.

"New house that Ruth built."

Babe Ruth christened "The House That Ruth Built" (a trademarked phrase) with the first home run on opening day in 1923.

"New cathedral of baseball."

Another term for Yankee Stadium. They refer to it as "New" because the original Yankee Stadium was demolished in 2010. They are shooting in a new stadium that was built near the site of the original stadium.

"The new Bronx Zoo."

The term "Bronx Zoo" became a nickname for the Yankees teams of the late 1970s through early 1980s.

"Yeah. I mean, take away the fact that DiMaggio swung it, it's just a bat."

Joe DiMaggio was an American Major League Baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career for the New York Yankees.

"But some guy named Pollock can splatter paint on a canvas and you think it's worth millions of dollars."

Jackson Pollock was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was well known for his uniquely defined style of drip painting.

"This bat was used to set the all-time hit-streak record the same year Hirohito bombed Pearl Harbor."

In 1941, Joe DiMaggio had a hit-streak record of 56 games. That means he got at least one base hit in 56 consecutive official games. The record still holds.

"Gentlemen, may I present Lord Byron."

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement.

"'I go to work,' except it'd be "I go to Burke." "

Kool Moe Dee is an American hip hop MC prominent in the late 1970s through the early 1990s. He was one of the first rappers to earn a Grammy Award and was the first rapper to perform at the Grammys.

"Mozzie, they were out of the Gosset Brut, so I had them open a Grand Cuvee '96."

Gosset, founded in 1584, is one of the oldest champagne houses of the Champagne region in north-eastern France.

"Neal, I know how much you love the Caspian Osetra Caviar so they're bringing up an ounce. "

Ossetra caviar is produced by the medium sized sturgeon in the Caspian Sea. The color of Ossetra Caviar varies from light brown to dark brown and is highly prized for its excellent taste.

"Neal. If the feds can't hear us, this may turn into the last 10 minutes of a Tarantino film."

Quentin Tarantino is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and actor. He has directed films such as Pulp Fiction, Inglourious Basterds and Kill Bill: Volume One

"Yeah, and we die in a slow-motion hail of bullets while Nancy Sinatra plays ironically in the background."

One of Nancy Sinatra's recordings — a cover of Cher's "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)" — was used to open the 2003 Quentin Tarantino film Kill Bill: Volume One.

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Credits

Writer:Mark Goffman Director:Tim DeKay
Regulars Guest Stars
Neal Caffrey
Peter Burke
Elizabeth Burke
Mozzie
Clinton Jones
Diana Barrigan
Sara Ellis
June
Matt Bomer
Tim DeKay
Tiffani Thiessen
Willie Garrison
Sharif Atkins
Marsha Thomason
Hilarie Burton
Diahann Carroll
Gordon Taylor
Robert Withrow
Jeffrey
Paul
FBI Agent
Agent
Agent Westley
Hal Ozsan
Ward Horton
Cliff Bemis
Berto Colon
Sheena Colette
Rachel Deacon
Ryan Nolan

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