With Uncle Jesse becoming temporary Sheriff in this episode, all of the Dukes (bar the fifth season's temporary Coy and Vance) have served the Hazzard Police at some point - Bo and Luke in the first season's Deputy Dukes, and Daisy in the second season episode "Officer Daisy Duke."
It is mentioned that Rosco had made diary notes since Boss's first "one armed bandit operation", a seeming reference to the first episode of the series.
This is one of the few episodes where Boss Hogg's hired hoods don't get locked up at the end. Evidently, they get an open road out of Hazzard because they're never seen being taken to jail.
This episode was the second to be adapted for children's "3D camera" toy ViewMaster. The first set was of the second/third season two-parter "Carnival of Thrills".
Luke shoves Emery in through the back window of the General and you can see him sitting there in the next shot as they pull away with his hand on the rollbar...but in the next close up...poor Emery is still upside down in the backseat with his feet hanging out the window.
When Roscoe rear-ends the white caddie, Boss Hogg's hat flies off back over the trunk of the car. A second later, his hat is back on his head in the next shot.
In the beginning of the episode you see Bo and Luke in the General and Bo is driving. But when Hughie Hogg comes up to them and tries to run them off the road Luke is behind the wheel.
Bo and Luke climb onto the roof next to the barber shop, and climb over rooftops around Hogg Square to get to the court house. But later in this episode and in all the other ones, the barber shop is next to the bank, which is next to the court house.
If Boss is so concerned about all the attempts to nail the Duke boys not succeeding, why not just alter his case book to reflect the Dukes not being suspects for anything?
Boss is supposedly concerned about the state probation supervisor because he is the county probation officer and has never been able to make a charge stick against the Dukes. The season 2 episode People's Choice establishes the county's supervisory administrator is the probation officer, and Boss lost the election for that office in that episode to T.C. Rogers. So somehow he must have got those duties back in the two years since.
When, at Luke's insistence, himself and Bo trade the General Lee in for a yellow car - a Plymouth Roadrunner - it's odd that no-one comments that it is identical model and similar shade to Daisy's Roadrunner (later doubled by a Plymouth Satellite) seen in the first season and a half. (The Roadrunners used for those early episodes were sometimed resprayed and used as other vehicles within the series).
This episode uses the third season version of the opening credits (two different shots of John Schneider (Bo)). However, the fourth season version of the closing credits are used.
James Best (Rosco) has said that this episode, and the sixth season's "Too Many Roscos" are his favorite episodes of the series.
The lights on top of the truck that the Dukes are driving keep changing. At the start of the episode, when Luke and Daisy are following Bo on the motorcycle, there are three lights in the centre of the roof. When Cletus stops the truck, the middle light is missing; but when they drive off again, the light has returned.
When Cletus is chasing Bo and Bo hops over the fence you can hear him land on something hard. Then when the angle flips around to his side all you see is hay with no hard surface in sight.
The missing diamonds are hidden inside a Bugs Bunny doll. They were able to use Bugs Bunny instead of a generic cartoon character as Warner Brothers owns the rights to both Bugs and Dukes.
After Boss Hogg receives the box in his Boars Nest Office from Miss Tizdale, he crumbles up and throws the receipt on the floor. Then he turns and walks over to the round table, watch as a crumbled peice of white paper falls from the ceiling onto the table.
If you look closely during the first scene where Turk and Moody (disguised as Bo and Luke) reveal to Rosco that they aren't Bo and Luke, as they peel off their faces. First Moody (as Luke) is wearing a solid light-blue shirt. When we get a close-up of his face, he is wearing Luke's traditional blue-pladed shirt, and after their masks are totally off, Moody is wearing the solid light-blue shirt again.
In the sequence where the General Lee nearly colides with two on-coming trucks, the background (including the mast up on a hill) in preceding shots of the General show it to be traveling the same way along the road as the trucks are seen to come from.
During the pile-up into the pond at the climax of the episode, the passenger door of Rosco's car is visably missing it's Sheriff's badge logo.
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