The character Ellis Finch, who offers to buy the bar in this episode, was named for the then real-name of the Cheers bar - The Bull & Finch.
Cliff (to Eric): We swear not a word you say will ever go beyond this room.
Norm: We never go beyond this room.
Carla: You're from England, huh.
Eric: How'd you guess?
Carla: Because you sound smart even when you say stupid things.
Sam: What's new, Norm?
Norm: Most of my wife.
Carla (to Eric): You cannot believe a word that comes out of your mouth. Ya know, if you could fix TVs and crack walnuts on your forehead, you could be my ex-husband.
This episode was filmed on October 1, 1982.
On December 13, 1982 NBC broadcast the second annual NBC Family Christmas. Cheers castmembers Ted Danson, Shelley Long and Nicholas Colasanto appeared in the special program.
NBC rebroadcast this episode on June 30, 1983.