This episode takes place in Virginia City, Nevada, which was also the setting for Bonanza.
Kathleen Crowley wears a brunette wig in this episode instead of her usual blonde locks.
The character of Clement Samuel is based on Samuel Clemens, the real name of famed writer Mark Twain. Clemens actually lived in Virginia City for a time and worked for the newspaper there.
Beau: I hear you never do the expected.
Kiz: I may make an exception in your case.
Beau: Life is too short, Miss Bouchet.
Kiz: That's my motto.
Beau: (to Kiz) I'm not very good at saving other people's lives. I've barely managed to hold onto my own.
Dr. Pittman: You must have taken leave of your senses.
Beau: Oh, doctor, you say that to everybody.
Beau: People have been known to do fantastic things to get their hands on two million dollars.
Beau: What do you have against the bartender, Samuels?
Samuels: His credit policy towards members of the press is extremely narrow.