James Drury would be cast in the title role of another classic western series The Virginian but he plays a heavy in this episode.
Martin Milner would go onto star in Route 66 and Adam-12.
The names of the drummer and the stagecoach driver are never given.
Guest stars Dan Duryea and James Drury would appear together once more on an episode of Wagon Train entitled The Bleymier Story.
Pete: Gunfightin's like poker. When you're desperate to win, you lose. You win when you don't give a hoot.
Favor: Rowdy, we want to reach water before dark. We won't if we have to bury you.