This episode is a rarity for the early 1960's in that it features some Afro-American characters.
Buddy (to Pat): Crazy, isn't it? Jump outta one trap right into another.
Pat: Where you going?
Buddy: That's a good question.
Jelly: Pat Garrison, I haven't seen a downtown cat up here in a long time.
Ellie (to Buddy): The least you can do is offer Santa Claus a drink.
Frankie: How about a drink on me?
Pat: No thanks. I usually drink alone.
Frankie (to Pat): When you're after a squirrel all you gotta know is how a squirrel lives.
Rex Reason does not appear in this episode.
Dorothy Provine sings There's Yes in Your Eyes.
In this episode we learn that Pinky is a teetotaler.
John Dennis had just finished a stint playing mobster Dutch Schultz on The Lawless Years.
Peter Breck would go onto play Nick Barkley in the ABC western series The Big Valley. He would return in the Season Two episode Everybody Loves Benny.