In a close-up shot of McKay's appointment book indicating his meeting with Johnny Dancer, the name of Les Moonves, then the president of Lorimar Television, can be seen.
Lee Ann: (to J.R.) That's funny. I thought your brother owned Ewing Oil. At least, that's what the contracts say.
Howard Keel (Clayton) is absent from this episode.
Beginning with this episode, Dallas is returned to its Friday 9:00 timeslot.