In the opening, guest host Robert Sterling reports that Robert Montgomery is still in the hospital. Along with an injured arm, he's developed pneumonia from shock and exposure after falling on an icy road.
In the closing, Robert Montgomery notes that they had received some phone calls during the show asking if this episode was a true story. He assured the audience that it was complete fiction and not based on any actual facts.
In the closing, Robert Montgomery notes that next week's comedy episode, The Burtons would be performed at NBC's Colonial Theatre in New York with an audience. Viewers can write in for free tickets.
In the close, Robert Montgomery salutes director Norman Felton for pulling off such a technically challenging episode, and reads a letter from Felice Benuzzi.
In the closing, Robert Montgomery welcomes station WNEM-TV, Saginaw/Bay City, Michigan which is carrying their program tonight for the first time.
In the closing comments, Robert Montgomery notes this is their 151st production.
In the closing, Montgomery shows a clip from the new Paramount film White Christmas starring Bing Crosby.
In the closing, Montgomery shows a clip from the new Paramount film The Bridges of Toko-Ri starring William Holden and Grace Kelly.
In the closing, Montgomery shows a clip from the new Paramount film Run For Cover.
In the climatic finale, Piper Laurie's character takes her mother's portrait off the wall and tosses it. She had been unable to rehearse with the prop (it was their only one) and she didn't realize how heavy it was. When she flung it across the set, it slammed into the camera that was shooting her.
The telecast featured an interview by Robert Montgomery with Margaret Mather, a survivor of the Hindenburg crash.