The title sequence in the episode "Dual Spires" is an almost shot-for-shot recreation of the title sequence of Twin Peaks.
The episode "100 Clues" featured an entirely new main title sequence based on the board game Clue.
The animated segments "The Big Adventures of Little Shawn and Gus" were created by J. The theme song for Psych is "I Know You Know" by The Friendly Indians, series creator Steve Franks' band.Psych was the winner of the Independent Investigations Group Annual Award for "Excellence in Entertainment" for advancing the cause of science and exposing superstition. James Roday was also nominated for the 2009 Ewwy Award for Best Actor in a Comedy.Psych was nominated for its first Emmy Award in 2010 in the category Outstanding Music Composition for a Series for the episode "Mr. Adam Cohen and John Robert Wood were the composers for this episode.He enjoys teasing lifelong friend Burton Guster (Gus), a pharmaceutical representative, about Gus's eclectic interests as they drive around in a blue Toyota Echo nicknamed "The Blueberry" solving crimes.Head detective Carlton Lassiter (Timothy Omundson), playfully named "Lassie" by Shawn and Gus, quietly respects Shawn's crime-solving skills, but doubts his psychic abilities and is constantly exasperated and/or infuriated by his antics.However, junior detective Juliet "Jules" O'Hara (Maggie Lawson) and Chief Vick (Kirsten Nelson) are far less antagonistic – with O'Hara expressing belief in Shawn's abilities, while Vick is mum on the subject – and usually willing to give Shawn the leeway he needs to solve cases.Henry and Shawn have a difficult relationship, but despite this, Henry reluctantly helps Shawn on various occasions.and impressive eidetic memory allow him to convince people that he solves cases with psychic abilities.The program also stars Dulé Hill as Shawn's intelligent best friend and reluctant partner Burton "Gus" Guster, as well as Corbin Bernsen as Shawn's father, Henry, a former officer of the Santa Barbara Police Department. Most episodes begin with a cold open in the form of a flashback to Shawn and Gus's childhoods.Shawn originally becomes known as a psychic when, after calling in tips on dozens of crimes covered on the news which help the police to close the case, the police become suspicious of his knowledge.The police theorize that such knowledge could only come from the "inside" and they decide to arrest him as a suspect.