Angel Laketa Moore played Shoniqua, the assistant manager of the sports bar where Chelsea works, in the original pilot.
Natalie Morales played Ivory, Chelsea's long-time Filipino-American friend, who lives with Chelsea and Dee Dee in the original pilot.
Jo Koy played Mark, a bartender where Chelsea works, in the original pilot.
On July 3, 2011, it was announced that Natalie Morales, Angel Laketa Moore, and Jo Koy were dropped from the series due to creative reasons.
On August 9, 2011, it was annouced that Jake McDorman would replace Jo Koy's character as the Bartender. Jake McDorman played Jonathan, one of Chelsea's love interests, in the original pilot.
The show's setting was changed from Los Angeles to New Jersey from the original pilot.
This episode was rated TV-14-DLS.
Original International Air Dates:
Canada: January 18, 2012 on Global
The original title of the show was Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea? before it was changed.