Contributed by: Dennis O'Brien
The original questions that Levinson drafted for Guttenburg's Colts were thought to be too simple. He was given help by a good friend of his, Ernie Accorsi, also from Baltimore and a huge Colts fan growing up, who would go on to be the General Manager of the New York Giants.
Contributed by: Robert Baum
Director/screenwriter Levinson went on an arduous search to find a diner to his liking for the film before finding the diner he wanted a in junkyard. The diner was later utiliized in Levinson's second Baltimore set tale "Tin Men" and was later used to train cooks.