Trivia / Kraft Suspense Theatre

  • Backed by the Pentagon: From the end of "Streetcar, Do You Read Me?":
    "We appreciate the assistance of the Department of Defense and particularly the United States Air Force in filming this story of the dedicated and vigilant men of the Strategic Air Command."
  • Creator Backlash: Robert Altman, who produced and directed several early episodes, got fed up with Executive Meddling from the J. Walter Thompson ad agency and quit the show, telling Variety that JWT wanted scripts that were "as bland as [Kraft's] cheese".
  • The Danza: Jack Warden as Jack Fleming in "The Watchman" and Tom Tryon as Tom Banning in "Nobody Will Ever Know".
  • Fatal Method Acting: A jeep crane driver was killed during the filming of "The Jack Is High".
  • Keep Circulating the Tapes: The series has received no official DVD release.
  • Name's the Same: Two episodes have characters who share names with British rock stars.
    • Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet, meet Gary Kemp the ball-bearing salesman turned counterfeiter from "Four Into Zero".
    • Alan Parsons of The Alan Parsons Project, meet Alan Parsons the industrial spy and kidnapper from "Nobody Will Ever Know".
  • Tom Hanks Syndrome: Milton Berle plays a dramatic role in "That He Should Weep for Her".

http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Trivia/KraftSuspenseTheatre