- "Thunderbird 2 from Zero X. All in escape unit, except me. I can do better than the automatic pilot in holding this craft steady. I'll go back into the escape unit either when it's fixed, or when we're at zero feet..."
- Although the rescue left him badly shaken, (Brad Newman even reported that he "barely made it") Paul was still able to attend Alan's party at The Swinging Star later that day.
- Captain Travers' facial features are based on those of actor Sean Connery, which makes him the fourth character based on the James Bond star (the others being Scott Tracy, Jimmy Bondson and Rick O'Shea).
- His puppet was later used for the fake Steward Carter in Thunderbird 6.