In terms of production this was the last episode shot to feature Cory Carrier in the title role of Indiana Jones aged 8-10.
Along with Tangiers 1908 the other three extra episodes specifically filmed to form 90 minute TV movies include Morocco 1917, Palestine, October 1917 and Princeton 1919. These four episodes did not air during the show's original run.
This episode and the following documentaries on Volume 1 Disc 1 of the DVD collection, they include:
-Archaeology - Unearthing Our Past
-Howard Carter and the Tomb of Tutankhamun
-Colonel Lawrence's War - T.E. Lawrence and Arabia
-From Slavery to Freedom
This episode was filmed in 1996 specifically for the video release. It was never aired.
Part 2 of the video My First Adventure with The Curse of the Jackal, Egypt 1908 (1).
While bound and gagged, Indy sees a rat and shoos it away. This is reminiscent of the 1989 film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade when Indy is underneath Venice with hundreds of rats.