FLUB: Andrew mentions to Matthew that he wishes his parents were alive to attend his and Colleen's wedding, but in the 2001 movie The Heart Within, his parents are very well alive.
The show is canceled after six seasons, much to the dismay of the fans. CBS was flooded with thousands of letters, emails, faxes, and phone calls from angry viewers in protest of the cancellation, but CBS executives stood firm on their decision and did not renew the show for Fall 1998. CBS, however, agreed to two TV movies for the cast to film, one in 1999, and the other in 2001.
Sully:My little girl... accepted to medical school.
Colleen:It doesn't have to be special.
Michaela:Of course it does! My daughter's getting married!
Colleen:You sound like your Ma on your wedding day.
Matthew:I'd like to make a toast to my little sister...whose made her big brother very proud.
Matthew:It's ok to be nervous. The father of the bride usually is.
Final appearance of Matthew Cooper.
James Keach, Jane's husband, directed this final episode, which marked the 26th episode that he directed, the rest of which are scattered throughout the series.
As part of the Network's 50th Anniversary celebration, classic footage of James Arness as legendary Marshal Matt Dillon of "Gunsmoke" is digitally integrated into this episode.