Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
'Without a Trace' - Season 4
sitting in the hallway, crying. In the previous scene, we see that Bill sees Melissa wrapped in a blanket and being escorted down the hall by an FBI agent. Most people would have probably followed then or tried to talk to Melissa. But by now we know Bill is not that type of person -- he just sits by himself on the bench at the other end of the hall and cries from happiness since Melissa is now safe. In my opinion, this image made the ending much more dramatic and memorable.
pirateship7. At first, Bill just writes down several of his screen names. They pick one they hope will be familiar to the contact. The contact's screen name is actually 'farmboy.'
applesauce. Bill says looking for Melissa is all that has 'got him through' the past six months. For some reason [?] Martin thinks the applesauce will help!
Hamlet Suites Motels. The name is mentioned several times in Mac's discussion with Martin and the sign can be seen behind Sam and Vivian when they go to investigate there.
a child named Melissa. Bill figures out that Melissa is being victimized by a child pornographer and thinks that if he can "save" her, it will help him get over losing Lauren, whom he could not "save."
assault. Bill assaulted a man who was a convicted child pornographer.
$2000. The detectives' first thoughts are that Bill is looking to buy more porn or that he is being blackmailed.
pictures from child porn sites. Elena and Mark believe Bill may have returned to "an old habit."
Lauren. Bill is described in the episode as a 'grieving father' as his daughter, Lauren, had recently died of leukemia.