This episode was directed by Jason Priestley of Beverly Hills 90210, who happens to be a good friend of Melanie Liburd (Nyx).
Although this marks Tabor Calchek's fourth credited appearance on the show, this is the very first episode in which actor David Hewlett actually interacts with the show's regulars. All of his appearances in Season 1 were 'block shot' in a single day and his dialogue was delivered to camera.
Tabor Calchek's apartment is actually a rebuild of the swanky hotel room One was given in Episode 1 and Alicia Reynaud's fancy office in Episode 2. Dark Matter recycles!
Tabor Calchek's girlfriend, Perelandra, is named after the second book in C.S. Lewis' Space trilogy. The first book is called Out of the Silent Planet and the third book is called That Hideous Strength.
Tabor Calchek's admission that he's hypoglycaemic and needs something to eat is a call back to another character played by David Hewlett: Rodney McKay in Stargate Atlantis.
The writers went through a number of different possible names for the new drive ('Phantom,' 'Shift,' 'Slide'), finally settling on 'Blink.' 'Blink Drive.' We like it!
Dark Matter fans selected the final design of Alicia Reynaud's warship. Yes, she has her own warship, 'cause that lady is flush.
In an earlier version of the episode, Devon convinces the Seers that the Raza abandoned him, paying off his earlier self-loathing admission to Nyx. Did the Seers stab him anyway? Perhaps.