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Location: The house with the address 1432 on its porch also appears in at least two other episodes: #171 as well as #218. Probably a location near the studio they could run to quickly. Submitted by Eric Cooper, 9 June 2011.
His face is never very clear, but it sure looks like Lee Miller in the back row of the courtroom in several shots. Perhaps Sgt. Brice simply likes to spectate on his days off! Submitted by Ed Zoerner, 8/6/11.
I haven't been able to verify it, but I'm almost certain that Jonathan Kidd (Joe Italiano) did the voiceover for the Underdog cartoons! Submitted by Ed Zoerner, 8/6/11.
CARS. (1) A circa 1948 ACF-Brill IC-41, Bus #129 of SOUTHWEST BUS LINES, Licence No X12 626, brings Linda Blake to Ladera ("IC-41" = InterCity, 41 passenger). ACF-Brill badge is on front of bus below the Right turn-signal arrow. An IC-41 is featured on the cover of Buses of ACF.
The LADERA FARMS delivery trucks could be early '60s Chevrolet P-10 Step Vans, similar Series 10 Chevrolets or another make. The 4-bar grill glimpsed as the truck flashes by at 6:30 indicates Chevy. Similar vans are still being made 50+ years later! Added by Gary Woloski, 7/11/13.
Opening Scene: Once again we see Perry coming into the empty courtroom, apparently wondering where everyone else is. Perhaps they all went up to Ladera? Submitted by 10yearoldfan, 31 October 2013.
+ He looks like he is wondering why Della told him the wrong time and place!-Submitted by Welshwoman 04/05/15
Credits: The opening credits omit William Tallman, which makes sense since Burger does not appear in the episode; but they include Ray Collins, even though Tragg also stays behind in Los Angeles. - Submitted by 10yearoldfan, 31 October 2013.
Location: The first scene of the episode shows a bus terminal with a sign on the wall reading "Ladera El Camino County Seat POP 37,458 ELEV 932". Any appearance of the number 37 makes me suspect the number may be artificial. Sure enough, the only town I can find named Ladera was a 1944 private development far smaller than 37,458 people: its 2010 population was just 1,426, and its elevation 315 ft. Furthermore, its location just south of San Francisco Bay contradicts the advice of the local DA to seek redress from the State's Attorney in "Sacramento, or, better yet, Los Angeles." Finally, there is no El Camino County in California. -Submitted by 10yearoldfan, 31 October 2013.
Perry's World War II Service: Perry tells us that he served on a destroyer in the Pacific during World War II. -Submitted by 10yearoldfan, 2 November 2013.
+In episode 131 TCOT Traveling Treasure Perry said he was on a minesweeper. Maybe he was transfered from one ship to the other. Also the explosion on the destroyer might have been connected to the "old service injury" mentioned in episode 105 TCOT Loquacious Liar. Added by H. Mason 1/13/15
Paul Drake on the witness stand: For the fourth time we see Mr. Drake testify. Perry was not shown asking him any questions. Paul also testified in episodes 45, 77 and 109. Submitted by H. Mason 1/13/15
Misread Meter: There's a big fuss in the engine room about the dangers of pressurized ammonia above 212 pounds, yet the dial on the machinery reads "NITROGEN." (About 26 minutes in on the DVD.) JohnK, 22 October, 2015.
This is the second of two PM appearances for Antoinette Bower, who was born in Germany in 1932...MikeM. 11/21/2016
This is the second of four PM appearances for Gertrude Flynn, who appeared on Broadway in the 1920s...MikeM. 2/27/2017
This is the second of four PM "Judge" appearances for Bill Zuckert, who also appeared in four episodes of "Ironside"...MikeM. 3/19/2018