Annie: Whenever a kids a loner, I'd like to know why, because after all, who likes being a loner?
Eric: A young woman came into my office, and she just...appeared quietly at my door, and then...she couldn't bring herself to tell me why she was there. And it's just driving me crazy because I know she needs help. You know, maybe she was abused, maybe somebody hit her. Maybe she's a runaway. Maybe she's pregnant or---maybe she has one of 1,000 other problems, but I don't know. If she doesn't come back I'll never know. She just seemed so fragile. I didn't want to push her for a conversation because if I had she just would've run off. As it was, she disappeared, like, in the blink of an eye. I think I've seen her someplace, you know, but I can't...place her.
Annie: Does she go to school with Mary and Lucy?
Eric: She could. She's the right age. I don't think I recognize her.
Annie: Well, you could scan the yearbook...oh, but then you already have!
In the UK airings of this episode (on Hallmark) almost the entire conversation between Lisa and Eric, where she tells him about the abuse, is cut out (presumably because 7th Heaven airs at 11am). This makes it very confusing for UK viewers who never really know what is going on.
In Germany this episode is known as, Silence is Silver, Speech is Gold, translated.
Maureen Flannigan (Shana) does not appear in this episode.
TV Guide says, "Parental guidance is a must for this episode--- the series first TV-PG rating--- in which secrets cause misunderstandings and major wounds".