In this episode, Mark Harmon says "Sh*t Happens." This was the first time the word sh*t was said in network television (not including documentaries). Little negative publicity followed.
However, this comment is not shown when the episode airs in syndication.
In syndication, Dr. Cacaci's appearance in this episode was completely removed.
Mandy Patinkin (Dr. Jeffrey Geiger) does not appear in this episode.