For some reason, James McEachin doesn't appear as Lt. Brock, Perry's primary police antagonist, in this episode.
Yaphet Kotto's best known role is that of the sinister Dr. Kananga in the James Bond flick Live and Let Die.
Rene Enriquez had just finished his run as Lt. Ray Calletano on Hill Street Blues when this movie was filmed.
Robert Guillaume is familiar to TV fans for his role as Benson DuBois on both Soap and its spin-off Benson.
The storyline in this one bears a pretty fair resemblance to an episode of the regular series entitled TCOT Envious Editor.