The last name of Sgt. Cariño's (Robin Padilla) commanding officer is Duterte. Years later, Robin Padilla became known as an ardent supporter of Rodrigo Duterte who eventually became the 16th President of the Philippines.
Before Mar (Robin Padilla) was introduced to their new commanding officer, a friend jokingly remarked that it is better for him to be imprisoned sometimes. Three years after, Padilla did was imprisoned for illegal possesion of fire arms.