A report calls the Ewing residence and Miss Ellie answers the phone. The report says he wants to her to comment on the plan crash involving her sons J.R. and Robert. Bobby's birth name is Bobby James Ewing. Even though Bobby is a common nickname for Robert, Bobby Ewing is never referred to by this name before or after this episode.
German episode title: "Der Flugzeugabsturz", meaning "The Plane Crash"
John Zaremba takes over the role of Dr. Harlan Danvers in this episode.