Ogden, Utah is approximately 12 hours driving distance from Los Angeles. No doctor would have allowed Jesse to be transported that distance (whether by helicopter or ambulance) without at the least seeing to his obvious injuries. Yet, it is clear by his appearance that Jesse has received no medical treatment until he returns to Community General.
`Go home E.T, I'm going to bed.`
This episode featured actors with backgrounds in Sci-Fi television, most notably Star Trek. Actors Koenig, Takei, Barrett and Whitney were all featured in the original Star Trek series. Wil Wheaton appeared in Star Trek: The Next Generation. Bill Mumy acted in both Lost in Space and Babylon 5.