Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions
The star shown in Jenny's painting can be found in the constellation of Leo, specifically the "Sickle of Leo" which represents the lion's mane. The star Paul points to as home is called Gamma Leonis, aka Algieba (sometimes spelled Algeiba). At a distance of 90 light years from Earth its right in our backyard. Gamma Leonis is a binary star. It is ranked the 51st brightest star in the night sky.
The character of Stephen Putnam is played by Bill Duke the director of this episode and is unbilled.
The movie took place in 1984 or 85. But in here, the events that occurred in the movie took place in the early 1970's.