Trivia: The Stand

  • Actor Allusion: Mike Lookinland, who was a cameraman, has a cameo part as one of the Boulder residents. Stu addresses him as "Bobby" at one point.
  • All-Star Cast: Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Rob Lowe, Ed Harris, Laura San Giacomo, Jamey Sheridan, Miguel Ferrer, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Corin Nemec, Matt Frewer, Adam Storke and Ray Walston.
    • There are also notable cameos by Kathy Bates, Kareem Abdul-Jabar, and Stephen King himself as one of the Free Zone members.
  • Deleted Scene: A still exists of at least one deleted scene from the miniseries, showing Joe Bob Brentwood in his squad car after he gets sick.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: Jonas Quinn wants Frannie bad.
    • Panic sure does like setting fires. And M-O-O-N, that spells Patrick Star, laws, yes.
  • Retroactive Recognition: Dr. Kelso is Frannie's dad in the miniseries.
  • The Danza: Joe Bob Briggs (best known for hosting MonsterVision) is Deputy Joe-Bob.
  • What Could Have Been: Some of the proposed actors for Flagg included Christopher Walken, James Woods, Willem Dafoe, and Jeff Goldblum.
  • Ruby Dee, who played the 106-year-old Mother Abigail didn't make it to 106, but died in 2014 at the age of 91, a pretty respectable age in itself.