The large, flightless bird at the beginning of the episode
remains unidentified. It looks different than the
terror-bird referred to as tandor by Gorok in
A bird of the same species is seen later in
At the beginning of the episode, we see that John has
constructed a barometer in front of the cave. Barometers are
used for measuring atmospheric pressure and can help
forecast changes in the weather.
Katie speaks of her Aunt Mary. We're not told if this is a
relative by blood, marriage, or just a close family friend.
Tana refers to the giant stone head that keeps the giant
cork in place by the swimming hole as the Keeper of the
The cave dwellers refer to a Dimetrodon as a
After Lok grabs her and swings on a vine with her through
the trees, Katie remarks excitedly, "You Tarzan, me Jane."
She is referring, of course, to
the world-famous character of Tarzan created by
Edgar Rice Burroughs in 1912, a British boy who was lost in
the African jungle and raised by apes; he was known to swing
through the jungle trees on vines. After growing up and
encountering civilization, he went on to marry the beautiful
At 7:38 on the DVD, a wooden scaffold is suddenly present at
the quarry site that wasn't seen there before. Was this
scene taken from later in the episode and redubbed with
dialog to fill in missing information? Was the structure
supposed to be there all along, left behind by whoever
carved the second stone head? The story implies the head was
carved long ago, before the tribe's memory, so surely a
scaffold that old would have fallen apart by now.
At 8:57 on the DVD, Tana's mouth disappears from her face
An unidentified reptilian appears at 13:21 on the DVD to get
a drink of water at the hole.
In this episode, the Butlers build a
wagon very similar to the one built
by the Marshalls in
Land of the Lost, first
seen in the episode
At 14:19 on the DVD, Greg, Katie, and Tana are shown no
longer helping to push the wagon as they try to outrace the
Dimetrodon. But at 14:30, they are suddenly
helping to push it again.
To cover their scents from the
Dimetrodon, the cave dwellers tell the
Butlers to rub the leaves of the cora plant on themselves.
Greg remarks that it smells like stinkweed.
At 16:36 on the DVD, a pair of what may be Compsognathus
come to the watering hole to drink.
The birds seen flying at 17:50 on the DVD look and sound
pretty much like common geese, although their beaks appear a
is trapped behind the fallen rubble of a canyon near the end
of the episode, just as happens to the
Dimetrodon-like Torchy in the later-produced
Land of the Lost
Kim remarks that the aftershock near the end of the episode
felt as powerful as the San Francisco quake. She is
referring to the huge quake that struck the city in 1906,
destroying over 80% of it. If the so-called aftershock was
actually bigger than the quake that preceded it, it is
considered the main shock, and the earlier one a foreshock.
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