We learn that sherry in the 1970's (and in New York City, no less) costs 70 cents per glass in a bar.
The song that everyone sings in Kelsey's is the drinking version of "The Anniversary Waltz."
The song Edith plays on the piano at Kelsey's Bar is "As Time Goes By" from the classic film Casablanca.
In the closing credits Scott Brady is credited as Mr. Benjamin instead of Joe Foley
Edith: Oh no, Archie, I can't leave. They said I was the life of the party!
Archie: This party don't deserve to live.
Joe: (making a toast) Here's to the very best years of my life, spent in the arms of another man's wife - my mother.
Joe: Care for someone to talk to?
Edith: No, thank you.
Joe: Why not?
Edith: I'm married.
Joe: That's okay. I'm married, too. That's why I need somebody to talk to.
Edith: I'm goin' where the action is.
Archie: (to Mike and Gloria, who are being all sickeningly sweet) Why don't the two of you jump hand-in-hand into Lake Pollack?
Gloria: Ma's bored.
Archie: What are you talkin' about, "bored"? She ain't bored. That look that she's got there is the normal look of anybody who's mind is stuck in neutral.
Gloria: How was the park, Daddy?
Archie: That park is a disgrace. The only person in that park who was drinking out of a bottle that wasn't in a paper bag was Joey.
This episode was videotaped on February 20, 1976.
Episode is listed among Norman Lear's favorites.
We meet Archie's friend and bartender Harry Snowden for the first time and he was Archie's friend throughout the series.
Doris Roberts is best known as Raymond And Robert's Mother Marie on the hit series Everybody Loves Raymond 1996-2005.