Hilarious in Hindsight: In light of what many people believe about Arnold Schwarzenegger's subsequent acting performances, hearing him say "Two hours of posing makes you stiff" in "Dead Lift" can't help but be this.
Retroactive Recognition: This show is where Harrison Ford's acting career got started. He was building sets when the producers took a liking to his look, leading to his being cast in several minor roles. There are a number of future TV detectives sppearing in guest spots - Cheryl Ladd, Tom Selleck, Tyne Daly, Don Johnson (cast as a San Fransisco cop not for the last time).
Elliott's mother is raped and murdered at the beginning of "The Programming Of Charlie Blake."