GOOF: The aircraft which Jim boards and which we see taxying for take-off is completely different to the aircraft which we see take-off. The original aircraft is however, back for in-flight camera shots and landing.
Jim Rockford's middle name is Scott...just like James Garner.
Answering Machine: Billy Skelly at EyeCo. Like to interest you in some new private detection equipment, including the 448 Telephonic Bug. We'll demonstrate it in a friend's home for one full week no charge.
Rockford: I don't have superiors. I have few peers and no superiors.
The title and general plot of the episode are inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's 1959 film North By Northwest. In the film, Cary Grant is mistaken for a spy and gets entangled in a cross-country pursuit.