This is the last appearance of Vanessa Hargraves (Olivia Brown). Her disappearance is never explained nor is she mentioned again through the rest of the series.
The skimpy bikini and robe that Mr. Peace puts on during this episode is a birthday gift to Reese from Suzanne.
Goof They seem to have forgotten that all four women were given a mink coat by a client in season one's Seams From a Marriage.
Goof: Julia states Reese is visiting his daughter in Seattle. This is inconsistent with two seasons ago when Margaret lived in Phoenix.
The phone number to Sugarbaker's is identified as 1-404-555-8600. There is a second phone number for the business, 1-404-555-6878.
In Episode #2 "The Beauty Contest", Suzanne is referred to as the winner of the 1975 Miss Georgia World pageant. In this episode it's Miss Georgia US.
There was no mention of Charlene's pregnancy in the last episode of the 3rd season, yet she is very pregnant in this episode.