This episode was originally scheduled to air on February 20, 2001, but was replaced with America's Sweetheart. It was then rescheduled to air on March 13, 2001 but was replaced by The Fighting Fitzgeralds. NBC's international syndication website listed the airdate as February 27, 2001 but the episode actually aired a month later.
On the day that this episode aired, FX aired a new episode of Son of Beach with almost the same plot as this episode and John Salley as a guest star.
John Salley is an NBA star. He last played for the LA Lakers.
This episode marks the return of Ginger following a short hiatus taken by actress Lauren Tom to give birth to her baby.