Hawes: I don't mind slumming for a little while.
Carella: We're all nice guys in the 87th.
Dr. Blaney: You can't break your jaw falling flat on your back.
Hawes: My wife works. As a matter of fact, she makes more money than I do.
Carella: Who doesn't?
Dr. Stagler (about Murdock): I didn't know he was a murderer.
Linda: You didn't want to know.
Meyer (to his family): The best police department is one with hardly any manners at all.
Meyer: Cotton Hawes is a dumb cop.
Kling: Anything new?
Havilland: Yeah, you've got lipstick on your cheek.
Hawes: Is there anything I can do?
Havilland: Yeah, relax.
Murdock: How do I know you know what you're doing?
Linda: You just have to take your chances.
Hawes: Is there a back way outta this place?
Hotel Clerk: Yeah, that's why they have to pay in advance.
Carella: Murdock, you've got a manslaughter rap against you now. Don't make it worse.
Havilland (to Murdock): You're not so tough without a gun, are you?
This marks the only episode where Detective Meyer's children appear.
One difference between the Cotton Hawes of the novels and the Cotton Hawes who appears here is that in the novels he was a bachelor but here he's married.
Robert Colbert had just finished appearing on Maverick as Brent Maverick and would later become a regular on Time Tunnel and The Young and the Restless.
John Aniston, seen here in an early role, is the father of actress Jennifer Aniston and well-known to Days of Our Lives viewers for his role as Victor Kiriakis.
The character of Cotton Hawes would become a regular in the 87th Precinct novels although this episode marks his only appearance of the series.