This was actually the first episode filmed, but it was decided that "Matt Gets It" would lead off the first season.
This is an interesting Doc episode. He finds a "Typhoid Mary" and to prove his case, he has the man cook for him and asks Kitty to cook the exact same meat for Matt.
When Matt walks into Doc's office after Bailey has been killed by Amos, he almost falls over (to his right). If you watch close (and in slow motion) you can see his right ankle roll over. His arms swing out in an effort to stay upright then he casually continues on with the scene.
Jase Murdock left Matt for dead as he was coming to Dodge to be Marshal.
Matt wore a black hat.
when this episode was frist made for radio series the original title for this episode was called smokeing out the beatles
Two of the names on the wooden tombstones Matt walks by on Boot Hill say:
Jack K Smith
The 1882 date seems to be too late, considering that Matt says in one episode that he was in the Civil War (unless he was a drummer boy).
in this episode this is the first time we see the long branch salon
gritty crime scenarios, fight for survival, bloody and violent, 60s, prostitution