Doc Cottle's first name is finally revealed to be Sherman.
Anders: Spins and turns. Angles and curves. The shape of dreams half-remembered. Slip the surly bonds of Earth and touch the face of perfection. A perfect face. Perfect lace. Find the perfect world for the end of Kara Thrace. End of line.
Anders: What matters to me is the perfect throw. Making the perfect catch. The perfect step and block. It's perfection. That's what it's about. It's about those moments when you can feel the perfection of creation. The beauty of physics. The wonder of mathematics, you know. The elation of action and reaction. And that is the kind of perfection I want to be connected to.
Tobias Mehler plays the role of Zak Adama again, appearing in the series for the first time since the Season 1 episode "Act of Contrition" (1).
There are 39,516 survivors in the Colonial fleet as shown in the main title sequence, 5 fewer than at the beginning of the previous episode.
Edward James Olmos read the "Previously on Battlestar Galactica" line for this episode.
This is the first episode to have a credits sequence without teasers.