Phil Bedard, one of the writers of this episode, was inspired to include a birdcage when he strolled past a neighbor’s front yard one morning and saw an old rusty birdcage sitting out on the curb.
The bird in the cage was a taxidermy ordered from Australia.
The character of Airman First Class Larry Bennett is named after one of the writers of the episode, Larry Lalonde (whose middle name is Bennett).
The Tesla building in this episode is an actual mineral processing facility.
The hunting bow in this episode was obtained from the same supplier that provides bows for the TV series Arrow.
The main switch controlling the Tesla power is actually a device from an old steam ship called an “engine order telegraph”. It was used by the captain on the bridge to communicate with crew in other parts of the ship.
Bob “Moondog” Black’s motorhome at the end of the episode is actually one of two duplicate motorhomes that was used to shoot interior motorhome scenes in prior episodes.