Part 1 is also known as "Deja Vous". The feuding neighbors were added at the end to connect it to part 2. It originally aired as a single episode.
This 2 hour episode was originally dubbed "Deja Vous"
This episode is similar to an incident in 1990, when 22-year-old Pamela Smart seduced a teenage boy and had him kill her husband.
While Mark and Steve are discussing flying to Missouri, Dick Van Dyke's line "See, if I got off at nine, I could jump on that red-eye" was dubbed over the original line. His voice sounds different and his lips don't match the words.
Dick Van Dyke also plays the role of his look-a-like, Gangster John 'Mr. G' Gotti.
Dick Van Dyke also plays the role of his look-a-like, Gangster John 'Mr. G' Gotti
In this episode we find out that Amanda was a foster child, just like Victoria Rowell was herself.
In this episode, Dr. Sloan tells Steve about the time his brother went chasing after him with a nine iron while sleepwalking as naked as a jaybird.
Guest stars Julia Duffy & Tom Poston also co-starred together on Newhart. The show ran on CBS from 1982-1990.
In this episode, Dr. Sloan admits that he had committed a mercy killing back when he was an intern at Community General.
When Tommy was punchinig some guy and Steve comes up and grabs Tommy and say, i'll deal with you later, Tommy is smiling at Steve!
Ogden, Utah is approximately 12 hours driving distance from Los Angeles. No doctor would have allowed Jesse to be transported that distance (whether by helicopter or ambulance) without at the least seeing to his obvious injuries. Yet, it is clear by his appearance that Jesse has received no medical treatment until he returns to Community General.
Goff: Jesse says the orderly was attacked on the third floor. Later Rutgers refers to the same attack as happening on the eighth floor.
The opening sequence of the show (a department store being bombed on a crowded street scene), looks remarkably similar to the opening sequence of the movie Die Hard with a Vengeance.
Loretta Switt and Sally Kellerman played Hot Lips Houlihan on MASH; Loretta on tv, Sally in the movie.
The history behind the character name of Gordon Ganza is a long one. Its origins are connected with the writing team of Alex Gansa & Howard Gordon, with whom Goldberg & Rabkin worked on Spenser: For Hire. In ep #16 of The Cosby Mysteries (on which Goldberg & Rabkin worked as producers/writers), actor Jordan Clarke portrayed Gordon Ganza. Coincidentally, Clarke acted in an episode of Spenser:... penned by Gansa & Gordon.
According to writer Lee Goldberg, this episode was to be used as the springboard for a potential spin-off series called The Chief, which would focus on Fred Dryer's character of Police Chief Masters.
In this episode, Amanda says she is divorced from Colin. This is part of an inconsistency with Colin's character. In some episodes they are divorced, while in others he was killed in a plane crash.
Ron's first case with the FBI was the oklahoma City bombing.
HGH is not a anabolic steroid, but a combination of naturally occuring amino acids. Anabolic steroids increase testosterone in the body, HGH adds GH to the body.