Random Trivia For This Title:
- In the opening, Alan Hale Jr. greets Kevin Brodie with the line, "Hi, little buddy!" This is an obvious reference to Hale's role as The Skipper on [Gilligan's Island (1964)].
- A surprise box office success, it was one of the top 50 grossing movies of 1975.
- Stephen King is a big fan of the film.
- The book Alan Hale Jr. is always reading in the sheriff's office is titled ""Flying Saucers Want You"
- Co-stars Bill Williams and Barbara Hale were real-life husband and wife. (Their son is actor William Katt.)
- The Kester's frame farmhouse was built for the film so that it could be leveled during the scene where the giant spider climbs on the house, crushing it.