Melinda Clarke is playing the character played by Beth Toussaint in the original.
At the beginning of the episode, right before the opening credits, John Ross is talking to Bum and he says "Emma almost died today, and that is on me." He clearly meant to say Pamela.
Goof: Rebecca Wentworth's will notes that she is espoused to her first husband Digger Barnes. This is subsequently contradicted by stating she has a daughter from a second marriage. Even if the will was originally composed while Rebecca was married to Digger and later appended, it should have stated Digger's legal name which was Willard Barnes.
Bobby learns that his ex-wife Pam entered Abu Dhabi in 1989 and had not re-entered the United States since. This is the first update on Pam's whereabouts since her final appearance on the original "Dallas" in 1988, when Pam (portrayed for a single episode by Margaret Michaels) revealed she only had a few months to live.
Barry Corbin (Executor) previously recurred on the original "Dallas" series as Sheriff Fenton Washburn.
Bobby mentions that Cliff and Pam's half-sister Katherine Wentworth is dead. Katherine was killed off on the original show, but later appeared again after her death was nullified due to the infamous 'dream season'.
Filming in the hotel room where J.R. was killed took place in a designated room at the actual Southfork Ranch.
Jock Ewing's tombstone is shown even though his remains were never recovered on the original show.
Ted Shackelford reprises his role as "Dallas" and "Knots Landing" character Gary Ewing, for the first time on "Dallas" since the infamous 'dream season' ended crossovers between the two shows due to Bobby's death remaining a real event on "Knots Landing".
Due to Larry Hagman passing away before filming for this episode was completed, some scenes had to be rewritten to incorporate J.R.'s absence.
Judith's allegations about Ann's past suggest that the character, played by Brenda Strong, who had a one-night stand with Cliff in Season 10, Episode 18 of the original "Dallas" may indeed have been Ann.
This episode shares its title with Season 8, Episode 23 of the original "Dallas" series.
This episode shares its title with Season 8, Episode 2 of the original "Dallas" series.
Miss Ellie's tombstone reveals she died in 2001. Her full name is inscribed as Eleanor Southworth Ewing Farlow.
Mitch Pileggi (Harris Ryland) previously had a guest stint on the original "Dallas" in seasons 13 and 14 as Emett Scott Morrisey, J.R.'s inmate at the sanatorium. He also made a prior guest appearance in Season 7, Episode 12 playing an unnamed character.
Glenn Morshower (Lou Rosen) is a native of Dallas, TX.
When Rebecca receives a text from John Ross, there is a close-up of the phone. The word "should've" is misspelled as "shoud've".
Josh Henderson (John Ross Ewing) is a native of Dallas, TX.
Brenda Strong (Ann Ewing) previously made an appearance in Season 10, Episode 18 of the original "Dallas" series as Cliff's one-night stand, whom Cliff asked to move in with him in his drunken state. After making her believe he was still in love with Pam, whom Cliff talked about the night before, she departs with the words "Pam is lucky to have a man like you." No name was given for the character.
Brenda Strong, Jesse Metcalfe (Christopher Ewing) and Josh Henderson all previously had starring roles on "Desperate Housewives", while Larry Hagman made guest appearances. Despite this, the four actors never shared a scene on the show.