In this episode we meet Sam Ballard's prayer group Lawyers as Christians. When it first pops up, in Rumpole and the Old Boy Net, the group's name is Lawyers as Churchgoers, which is also what John Mortimer's books call it. But maybe there has been a schism?
In the opening sequences, we see Captain Gleason driving out of the Woodland Folk Garden Centre, coming within inches of hitting a van. His car then careers out of control down a steep hill and ends up crashing into the premises of - yes, it's the Woodland Folk Garden Centre again!