The brief scenes showing Buntz decking Chief Daniels, and Buntz leaving the station at the end of the episode, are reused in the opening credits of "Beverly Hills Buntz".
This week's roll call was presided by Bates.
In the syndicated version of this episode, the derogatory reference to Calletano as "Captain Taco" is muted out when Daniels uses it while conversing with Furillo. All instances the slur is used in prior episodes (both spoken and written) remain intact.
Final appearance of Zero Hubbard as Fabian DeWitt
Final appearance of Gary Miller as (former) Officer Ballentine.
Final appearance of Detective Patsy Mayo.
Final appearance of Melvin, the khaki officer.
Robert Clohessy's first episode as Officer Patrick Flaherty.
Final episode before Jablonski is forced into retirement. While his appearances become irregular for the remainder of the series, Robert Prosky continues to appear in the opening credits in episodes in which he appears.
First appearance of Megan Gallagher as Officer Tina Russo. However, she isn't given starring credits until the episode "I Come On My Knees."
Eddie Murphy's hit 1985 single "Party All the Time" plays in the background while LaRue talks to undercover Officer Russo (who he thinks is a fence) in the electronics store.
Though credited for years on "Law and Order" and "Sex & The City" as Chris Noth, in the opening credits he is listed as Christopher Noth. Similarly, Lawrence Fishburne is credited as "Larry Fishburne."
This is the first and only time Gary Miller (Ballentine) is credited with the guest stars at the beginning of the episode.
This was Barbara Bosson's final appearance in the series.
Former series stars Rene Enriquez and Barbara Bosson appear in this episode, but neither is credited.
Beginning with this episode, the episode recap/preview has been eliminated, and replaced with a short scene/cold open that takes place just prior to roll call.
Final time Jablonski ends roll call with "Let's do it to them before they do it to us."
Final regular appearances of Rene Enriquez and Barbara Bosson. However, both continue to be featured in the opening credits of future episodes in which they make guest appearances.
Final regular appearances of Ken Olin and Mimi Kuzyk. They are credited as guest stars in the remainder of their appearances next season.
Final appearances of Robert Hirschfeld (Leo Schnitz) and Ellen Burke (Natalie). It's is explained early in the next season that they eloped and moved to New Zealand.