Quentin: (to dog) If I'm not back in five minutes, call 911.
(fixing up a junker car in Grace's yard)
Jimmy: Oh, that's right, Grace, I told you I'd fix that dryer. I'll get right on that.
Grace: Okay, but no more machinery in the yard.
Jimmy: Nah, appliances you fix on the front porch!
The German episode title is "Mutter im Stress", meaning "Mom in Stress".
Vic: "How about you bite me, Mrs. Oleson?" Vic's retort to the owner of the café is a dig at Mrs. Harriet Oleson, the abrasive wife of Nels Oleson, owner of the general store from the series Little House on the Prairie. She was played by Katherine MacGregor.