We learn that Jeffrey's son died six years earlier.
This is the first appearance of HMO executive Jonathan Saunders who has a recurring part throughout the years.
Tower of Power - So Very Hard To Go
Mandy Patinkin - I Dreamed a Dream
Tim Suhrstedt, the Director of Photography, won the 1995 Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Cinematography for a Series for his work on this episode.
Title: Over The Rainbow
Over the Rainbow is an allusion to The Wizard Of Oz.