This penultimate Black and White episode features co-star Tim Considine's directorial debut. Feeling he had now outgrown the role of Mike Douglas, he campaigned to direct the series, but supposedly had a falling out with Executive Producer Don Fedderson and eventually left the show when it moved to CBS. observer than a featured player. He also believed that since his character had become engaged and wasn't playing the field anymore, all of the story developments revolving around girl problems had been transferred to the character of Robbie. The real truth was that he had tired of playing real clean-cut, boy next door types.