Earl "Holly" Colmer's son is killed in this episode.Colmer is eventually written in as a recurring character.He becomes a city councilman with an adversarial relationship to Harriet and Gillespie.
Virgil: "Someone is stealing trophies"
Gillespie: "Why? Are criminals beginning to give each other prizes?"
Parker: "Chief that is not funny Mr. Morton is a very nice man."
Gillespie: "Sorry Parker, I am known to be callous."
This was the first episode written by series star Denise Nicholas.