This episode averaged 15.757.000 viewers, which is the second highest score in the history of the show.
This episode was the last ever to be written by series creator J.J. Abrams.
Marshall: The only guy we have left is Sark and that's only because he's in custody. I hate that guy, I mean, really, kinda scares... although I did go visit him... twice... just to see a familiar face. We had eggs.
Weiss: Don't do that.
Man: You don't frighten me.
Jack: Then, clearly you're an idiot.
Marshall: Okay, Phoenix, you are hot, and I mean that in many ways.
Marshall: Merlin to team.
Merlin is the name of the wizard featured in the several accounts of the Arthurian legend. Marshall was given this name because he is a computer wiz.
Marshall: Okay, Phoenix, you are hot... and I mean that in many ways.
In Egyptian mythology, the phoenix is a mythical sacred firebird, which is reborn form its own ashes at the end of its life-cycle. It is a symbol of the resurrection, of immortality, and of life-after-death.