Animotion's song "Obsession" is played as a cover during the club scene. This song wasn't released until 1984, while the show takes place in 1983.

Joseph Gordon Levitt and Channing Tatum have also been in Stop-Loss (2008) and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) together.

Joseph Gordon Levitt and Channing Tatum were in three films together: Havoc (2005), Stop-Loss (2008) and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009). They were also in the the TV series Comrade Detective (2017) together, and the short Morgan and Destiny's Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo (2010).

The song "I Can't Wait"by Nu Shooz plays at the end of S01 E02 was released in 1986.