When Adam Ballard (Robert Duvall) sees a sign, he reads it as "4th at Elm," but when Art Harris reads it, he says, "4th at Eden."
As Minns (Steve Ihnat) is leaving the apartment, the FBS Agents fire eight times. In the next scene Ballard (Robert Duvall) states, "Six bullets, fired at point blank range, missed."
When the physicist (Robert Renaldo) is dropped off at the assembly plant, the taxi driver accidentally backs into part of a fence as he is leaving.
When Minns holds his hand out for the children to stop, Minerva stops, even though she couldn't see the hand.
When the first astronaut walks out onto Mars surface, it can be clearly seen in profile there is no glass visor on his space helmet.
When Trent sneaks into the Dixon building, he "talks" to his hand, and the glove covering it is a much lighter shade than in all subsequent shots, where it is a dark brown verging on black.
In the opening narration, the word "Sumerican" is used by mistake instead of Sumerian. This was due to a typing error during production of the scripts.
Plot Holes: Throughout this episode, Eck (the two-dimensional being) is trying to find his way back to a "time-warp" or "rift" back to his two-dimensional world so that he may pass through it and close it, lest something from our three-dimensional plane "like a bird, or a plane" passes through it on accident, causing spacetime to break and the world to be destroyed. This leaves us all to pose the question: do floating air and dust particles not count as three-dimensional objects?
A comma never actually appeared in the title of this episode until its release on video. It was printed as "Behold, Eck!" on the video box.
The two wires holding up a creature that Jeff Barton sees through his window are clearly visible to the audience.
While the main characters are working in their protective suits, a power cord is clearly seen being pulled across the floor. It's obvious that the cord was not intended for the viewers to see.
In a scene in one of the rooms, the word "Daystar" can be seen on a container. Daystar is the name of the production company for "The Outer Limits."
The overhead studio microphone can be seen casting a shadow against a wall as it is moved in the upper left-hand part of the screen, while the alien (preparing for takeoff) is working upstairs in the control panel of the "ride" (spaceship).
Despite the fact that Richard Jr. says that the shield extends down through the house foundation and further, it wobbles several times when someone passes near it or slams their hands on it.
The string pulling the small "alien" can clearly be seen in the closing scenes of the episode.
Most episodes of The Outer Limits begin with a short preview "teaser" before the opening and initial credits. This episode has no preview, it begins with a transformation in a garden and goes forward from there.
In this episode, Russell Collins portrays a justice of the peace who suspects that the couple he is marrying is below the age of consent. In the Dick Van Dyke Show episode "Very Old Shoes, Very Old Rice," Rob must re-marry Laura because she was underage at the time of their first marriage, and Russell Collins portrays the judge who performs the ceremony.
An old newspaper in the bridal suite gives the viewer a clue to the contents of the mysterious box. It reads: "The Winterfield Bugle, Saturday, June 15, 1929. Noted Scientist Declares Country Invaded by Enemies from Outer Space. Dr. Mordecai Spazman branded 'comic strip fanatic' by Academy President Harvey Kry, Sr." Harvey Kry, Jr. disappeared on his wedding night when the box was delivered during his wedding reception.
The two main characters have the same names as both of Mars' moons.
The Zanti ship is apparently bigger on the inside than the outside. Despite the fact that it is no larger than a small closet (approximately 6' x 6'), hundreds of the foot-long creatures crawl out of the ship.
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