Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions
Changing only the character names, writer D.D. Beauchamp used this same story for an episode of Wanted Dead Or Alive entitled Prison Trail (1960).
This episode was the pilot for Wanted: Dead or Alive, the series which made Steve McQueen a star.
With this episode, Trackdown moved from CBS Fridays to CBS Wednesdays.
Character actor Ed Prentiss set the scene for each episode with a short, opening voiceover.