The song sung by Kraus in the telethon is "In The Still Of The Night", written by Cole Porter and from the 1937 film Natalie.
In this episode, Clayton mentions that he is descended from royalty. In real life, Rene Auberjonois, who plays Clayton, is also descended from royalty, Joachim Murat, King of Naples..
The Governor's "mobile phone" has a ring like a regular phone.
This episode aired a couple weeks after the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial was dedicated on Nov. 13, 1982.