You've Come a Long Way, Baby-Sitter

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (1)

  • Personal journal of Doogie Howser, M.D: FEBRUARY 5, 1993... Santa Claus, the Toothe Fairy, the perfect babysitter -- mythical figures from childhood. I know there's no jolly fat man, I know Dad put the dollar under my pillow, but thank God I'll always have my Rachel Wilson.

Notes (1)

  • The German episode title is "Ein Traum wird wahr", meaning "A Dream Come True".

Trivia (1)

  • They keep saying that Rachel was Doogie's babysitter when he was 10 years old. However, when he was 10 years old, he was starting Princeton. How can he be baby-sat in California and attending Princeton at the same time?

Allusions (1)

  • Episode title: "You've Come a Long Way, Baby-Sitter" A play on the ad campaign for Virginia Slims cigarettes. The 1968-1986 ads celebrated feminism with photographs of modern women accompanied by the slogan, "You've come a long way, baby."