Donald Sutherland and Roger Bowen had previously appeared together in MASH (1970) as Hawkeye Pierce and Henry Blake, respectively. Sutherland even does Hawkeye's trademark "whistle" in front of Bowen's character.
I need to talk over a couple things with you. You layin' off the cars?
Jesse Veldini: Yeah, for a while. Thought I'd get my old job with the wrecking crew back first, do some straight work for a while, till I get enough to open my own pack. Then you're gonna' see ...
During the scene at the airfield when Eagle is dressed as a soldier and is shooting arrows, he is heard saying "Up yours, Kraut!" but his lip movements clearly don't match the "up yours" part.
The Committee is in the opening cast list
When originally broadcast on NBC in 1979, the film was retitled "The Final Crash".