Murdock's kidnappers claim to have taken him to the fictional country of "Baraq". This fictional country name was also used in the Hunter episode "62 Hours of Terror", which aired about a month after this episode.
A boom mic can be seen briefly at the top of the wide shot that follows Murdock's line "This is a matter of life and death" when Jody gets out of her car.
Murdock's Shirt says:
"I stand firmly behind this."
B.A. watches a football game between the Chicago Bears and the Dallas Cowboys.
With George Peppard appearing briefly in this episode and with Dirk Benedict appearing briefly in Breakout and Mr. T in Hot Styles. Dwight Schultz is the only member of the cast who has appeared, prominently in each episode.
(after Murdock wins on Wheel of Fortune)
Pat Sajak: How do you account for all the success you've had out here?
Murdock: Clean living, plenty of exercise, and a complete familiarity with the frequency tables of the alphabet.
B.A.: I love your TV, Faceman.
Face: Uh huh, you also love my refrigerator. You owe me $400 for the groceries you ate last time you were here.
Joshua: This is Jeremy Woods, he's just out of chopper school. You two share a common interest.
Murdock: Did you kidnap him too?
Joshua: You guys are in big trouble with the government.
B.A.: Yeah, yeah, we know. Now where's our other friend?
Murdock plays the game Wheel of Fortune in this episode. Obviously, this is an allusion to the real television game show Wheel of Fortune.