In the final chase scene when Jon pursues phony orderly, an exterior shot of the ambulance shows a man with short hair and a mustache as the driver (the orderly had no mustache). Moments later, the driver has slightly longer and fuller hair, and no mustache.
In an interview with NewsWire L.A. during a 2013 CHiPs reunion, Robert Pine mentioned that this was potentially his last episode after previously asking for a raise. He thought it was an attempt to kill off the Sgt. Getraer character.
A Martinez is probably best known as playing Cruz Castillo on Santa Barbara.