- Gabby, Starla, Stripes and Zeg are absent in this episode.
- Going by production order, this is the sixth episode of the first season.
- When Blaze greets the viewer at the start of the episode, the sound clip is recycled from The Driving Force.
- This is the first episode where a bighorn is encountered.
- This is the first time Blaze got dizzy, as shown when he gets bumped by the first bighorn.
- This is also the first time Blaze got angry, as shown when he confronts Crusher for launching Darington away.
- Part of the High Speed Adventures DVD.
- This is the first episode that Darington is sad.
- Crusher and Pickle said Darington’s name for the first time.
- The puns “Give [Darington] the boot” and “Booted away” mean to dismiss someone from their job or position or get kicked out.
- Blaze's voice is slightly deeper in some scenes.
- When Blaze first tries to go up the hill, there are no rocks near the big ones where the bighorns hide, but moments later when the bighorns hide, more rocks appear.
- To go up the hill, Blaze had to get past four sets of rocks, but in the panning shot of the mountain before he encounters the bighorns, there are more than four sets of rocks.