Beam Me Up, Scotty!: The famous quote said on this page is often interpreted as simply just one line: "You want the truth? You can't handle the truth!"
Hey, It's That Guy!: Noah Wyle, Cuba Gooding, Jr, and Christopher Guest each play witnesses. John M. Jackson who plays Captain West would go on to play another Navy lawyer, Admiral Chegwidden, for nine 9 years on JAG. See All-Star Cast.
Playing Against Type: J.T. Walsh was well known for playing slimy shady characters. Here he plays an upstanding, ethical (if spineless) military officer.