This episode marks the directorial debut of Dark Matter editor Paul Day.
The idea for this story came out of a necessity for a strictly ship-based episode that would give the Art Department time to build sets for the show's last three episodes.
Like all of the episodes this season, fans were given the opportunity to vote on the episode title. They were given three choices from lines of dialogue: "Just a Machine," "Nowhere For You to Go," and the winner, "Take the Shot."
Ellen Wong, who plays Four's nemesis Misaki Han, is a Toronto native whose breakout role was playing the part of Knives Chau in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
The sword fight between Four and Misaki took an entire day to shoot. It's a big fight!
Actress Natalie Brown, who plays the part of Three's long-lost love Sara, is actually very good friends with actor Anthony Lemke (Three). That chemistry is real, folks!
Two's spacesuit walk and takedown echoes the Android's similar situation in Season 1, Episode 3 when she has to step outside the Raza to do repairs.
The big light-up control core offered a variety of different color and pattern variations, from simple white flashes to rave blue pulses. It was built into the 'underbelly set' that didn't see as much action in Season 2 as compared to Season 1.