Conlan Carter joins the series as the new squad medic. Carter would remain for the rest of the series' run.
Rance Howard, father of actor/director Ron Howard, plays the squad "expendable" in this episode.
Turk:They told me i could have a platoon.
Hanley: You were told wrong. A squad is all we can spare.
Saunders: We'll get you to that bridge.
Turk: Or die tryin'?
Nelson: What's so special about this bridge?
Turk: How long you been in the war, kid?
Nelson: I came in at Normandy.
Turk: Then start actin' like it.
Saunders: (to Doc) What makes you think Turk is different from any other G.I.? This is just another job and I'm doin' it.
Saunders: That bridge should be right around the bend.
Turk: If you brought us the right way.
Turk: (to Saunders) What kept you? Did you have to hold Junior's hand to get him to stay by himself?
Saunders: Tell me something, Turk. Why do you hate so much?
Turk: You can get a lot done with hate.
Saunders: Just relax now, expert. Just relax.
Turk: Don't you mother hen me.