Running gag: Starsky is trying to talk Hutch into jointly buying a house–-but all the properties they look at leave much to be desired.
The early, first season 'T.J. Hooker' episode 'The Streets' (1982) also involves a newspaper journalist, assigned to accompany Hooker and Romano on their patrols and causing problems for them - And by coincidence or otherwise, the reporter in that story is played by Karen Carlson, who also plays the reporter in this episode!
Charlie Picerni, the series stunt co-ordinator and Paul Michael Glaser's usual stunt double, has another small part in this story.
Karen Carlson (reporter Christine Phelps) is David Soul's former wife. She had previously appeared in the series playing the title character in the popular second season episode 'Gillian'.