James Nusser, who portrayed Louie Pheeters, was credited as a major guest star in this episode.
Ken Curtis lends his wonderful voice in singing in this episode. Curtis was once a member of the group the Sons of the Pioneers. He also sung a song called Tumbling Tumbleweeds.
James Nusser (1905-79) was a real talent on Gunsmoke, when given the chance, like in this episode, his performance really does shine.