Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions
Personal journal of Doogie Howser, M.D.: OCTOBER 24, 1991… Maybe Wanda's right. You can't hold on to the past and still ride off into the future… I'm back in the saddle again.
The German episode title is "Wanda ist wieder da", meaning "Wanda's Back".
Though credited, Belinda Montgomery, Lawrence Pressman, Kathryn Layng, Markus Redmond, and James B. Sikking do not appear in this episode.
Joe Kenworthy, Bill Thiederman, Dean Okrand and Mike Getlin won the 1992 Emmy Award for "Outstanding Individual Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special" for this episode.
Doogie's home mailing address is:
1782 A Amalfi Drive
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Wanda's mailing address is:
3320 East Ontario Avenue
Rm # 418
Chicago, IL 60603
The episode title is a play on the title of the 1989 television miniseries Lonesome Dove, nominated for numerous awards and considered one of the finest examples of the Western genre in recent decades.