The character of Ellie Burnett (Suzanne Pleshette) was named by David Janssen himself - Ellie was his real-life wife's name. Oddly enough, Janssen was having an affair with Pleshette.
Opening Narration: Another dreary town, another shabby street. Another weary pause on Richard Kimble's search for the man with one arm, his only real hope for escaping a life of fear. (a shot of Kimble reading the newspapers) No front page. Richard Kimble turns directly to the classified section. Here are the things that really matter. A room. A job. A way to stay alive. But tonight, something else: "Personal to R.K. Have information regarding September 17th. Phone me at home. Urgent. E.B. September 17th was the night Richard Kimble's wife was murdered.
Closing Narration: Where will Richard Kimble go? Wherever the bus is going. Wherever the Fates will take him. Wherever there is hope of finding the one-armed man. And now, once again, there is that hope.
Location: Kansas City & Springvale, Missouri
Kimble's Alias: Mr. May