Not only does Quincy Jones appear in this episode (as Les Appleton) and composed the Ironside theme but he also is referred to by Francesca when hearing a Quincy Jones tune by saying "Oh, Quincy Jones, he really turns me on."
Eve: Don't you trust anybody?
Ironside: Not since the day a man sold me a $6 mink.
Quincy Jones, who wrote the theme for Ironside, appears in this episode as Les Appleton.
Mark C'mon, Wilie Hoppe, play the ball, not me.
Willie Hoppe was an internationally renowned American professional carom billiards champion, who was posthumously inducted into the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame in 1966 and wrote two books Billiards, As It Should Be Played and Thirty Years of Billiards.