- Reality Subtext: While filming the funeral scene, the crew was informed that the show had just been canceled. The sadness you see on their faces is real. This was also what the composer Greg Edmonson had in mind when he wrote the music for that particular scene.
- Throw It In!: According to Tim Minear in the Firefly 10th anniversary special "Browncoats Unite", the part at the end where Kaylee holds Simon's hand was not in Joss Whedon's original script.
Trivia / Firefly E12 "The Message"