Rockford ends up regretting allowing an eccentric hippie woman to use his address temporarily, when her ex-boss sends a pair of thugs after her to retrieve some money he put in her care.
Did You Know?
Unknown to many viewers today (especially those not from the Los Angeles area) was the Source Family, who were a cult in the Los Angeles area - initially known for their vegetarian restaurant (all members' names end with'Aquarius', such as the actor in this episode, Aesop Aquarian
). Much of the material of this episode is partially based on them. Additionally, Mr Aquarian, himself has stated he was also a member of the Family (aka the Manson cult. Many young people at this time and esp. In this area where looking for 'meaning in life', i.e., 'peace and love', and though he was associated with these 2 groups, Mr Aquarian did not take part in any of the heinous crimes the latter was known for). See more
When Rockford is trying to find Sky at the ashram, Pavarthi tells him that they had gone to Sunfire Institute for "...the Spring Solstice...". Any New Ager worth her crystals should know that the Solstices are the summer and winter events with the extremes of daylight (summer) and darkness (winter) while the spring and summer events are the Equinoxes (or Equinoctes), when day and night are of equal length. This may have been intended by the writers to emphasize Pavarthi's actual lack of conviction. See more
[Sky's with Jim, back at the trailer, hoping her last pay-check was sent to his address. It hasn't. All of the sudden, a car pulls up, with 2 of the men who've been after the money. Turns out the envelope with the money was switched, and they received an envelope of cut-up newspaper, and are very mad
Hey, um; let's just be very mellow, and, um non-violent, and remember that we're all human beings, and part of the god-head, okay?
Shut up, and go inside, hmm?