Among the secrets that remained till the end of the show, Claudia got away with setting up her son Steve, which directly got him killed.
Joan Van Ark and Donna Mills return to the series for the finale.
Mack burns the tape in the fireplace, to hide the evidence from the police. Just 1 season earlier, Karen had (partially) burned Meg's birth certificate in the fireplace, to hide the evidence from Brian Johnston.
Bill Nolan compares Paige's degree on the wall with not knowing everything about business.This matches that in earlier seasons they said Paige had an arts degree, not business.
Greg visits Laura's tombstone in this episode, which reads: "Laura Sumner 1948-1987".
Karen receives a telephone call from her son Michael in this episode, although the phone call is one sided Michael is neither seen nor heard.
Val calls Gary by his full name, Garrison Arthur Ewing.
Steve Brewer is confirmed dead, marking him the 2nd half brother of Greg's to be killed. (Although the 1st, Peter Hollister, had faked his relation to Greg.)
Among the names on the Sumner Group's employee phone list is Lois Ewing, sharing the same last name (though unlikely related) as Gary.
In this episode, Kate dyes her hair black to prevent her losing streak at tennis. In reality, Stacy Galina (Kate) wore a red wig as Kate and stopped wearing the wig beginning with this episode.
This marks the 2nd time the house to the right of Frank (previously Laura) has been sold as devalued.The 1st time when Abby rented it, it was devalued due to Sid being accused of rape. This time it was because Danny drowned in the pool.
Meg's nanny, Barbara, states her last name is Kinney when introducing herself to Claudia.
Greg calls Mort, "Mortsky" for the first time. He would continue to do so for the rest of the show.
Although the previous episode hinted it, this episode confirms that Danny drowned in the pool at Abby's old house.
Although the character of Greg had been on "Knots Landing" for years, he never once mentioned he had a sister, not even when his mother Ruth came to town or when it was revealed that he had a half-brother (Peter). In fact, when Ruth was in town, she told Abby that she wished Abby was the daughter that she never had. What about Claudia?
The Knots Landing theme song is played in a church organ style.
In this episode, we find out the real reason why Linda is staying with the Mackenzie's: she and Eric are separated.
This is a rare episode where Karen has very few lines.
Eric and Linda are mentioned, but do not appear in this episode.
The flashback of Gary's first conversation with Sally's friend shows her with brunette hair. This is an alternate footage, as Sally's friend had blonde hair when they first spoke.