Wentworth claims she ripped the knee of her stockings while taking down the shooter but Linda Lavin appears barelegged through out the episode.
While Barney, Wojo and Yemana discuss how get the woman who overdosed on sleeping pills to vomit, the shadow of the boom mic is visible.
This is the only episode in the series in which both Chano and Dietrich appear.
This episode was a back door pilot for a proposed spin-off show to star Fish and his life at home. Fish received his own series in 1977, although it was slightly different from the original concept saddling the character with a bunch of delinquent kids when Fish's home became a group home.
Beckman mentions a big scandal when the building "was finished in '32." The assumption is 1932, which, of course, does not follow the revelation in the series finalé of the building being in existence during Teddy Roosevelt's campaign for President in the early 1900s. This also contradicts Fish's statement in "Heat Wave" about the window being bolted down in '32..."the year it was CONDEMNED!"
In the last line of this episode, Fish says he's heard that they're due for some rain next week. The next episode features an unrelenting rain storm.
Harris incorrectly identifies the quote "Who the gods would destory, they first make mad" as being by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It is actually from Euripides.
Fish takes his coat off twice in successive shots.