Co-Kura Strappa is played by Danny Adcock in his third role on Farscape - he was previously Traltixx in "Crackers Don't Matter" and the Banik Slave Trader in part 2 of "Liars, Guns and Money."
Jo Kerrigan is also a Farscape veteran - she appeared in Season 1's "Till the Blood Runs Clear" and Season 2's "Liars, Guns and Money" trilogy as the tracker Rorg.
Co-Kura's mask was sculpted by Dominic Hailstone, who had recently finished working on Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone before travelling to Australia to join the Farscape crew.
The inspiration for the episode partly came from the nosebleed that Ben Browder suffered during his audition for the part of John Crichton in front of Rockne S. O'Bannon and David Kemper.
Ian Bliss, who plays the overconfident Peacekeeper Scientist Drillic, is a universe away from his role as Andrew Bell on the popular Australian school series Heartbreak High.
In addition to her earlier episodes on Farscape ("My Three Crichtons" and second part "Liars, Guns and Money"), prolific commercials director Catherine Millar has also lent her talents to genre shows The Lost World and Beastmaster.
Composer Guy Gross uses the timing of the dripping blood to provide the rhythm for the music in the scenes where the mysterious stigmata appears.
In amongst his work on Farscape as Lieutenant Braca, David Franklin has guest starred as Brutus on Xena: Warrior Princess, as well as briefly appearing in Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles.
Viewers with long memories may recall Wayne Pygram's laconic appearance in the old Castlemaine XXXX commercials. He also plays drums in a number of bands, regularly touring South East Asia and the Far East.
The Starburst chamber is seen for the first time on Farscape, designed by Tim Ferrier as "Moya-esque but unique to anything we'd seen before."