Howard: Okay, people get badly hurt and get sick every single day. The only thing is we always think it's only going to happen to somebody else's family. Well, now it's happened to ours, and we have to deal with it.
Ed Cotter won a 1978 "Outstanding Film Editing in a Comedy Series" Emmy for his work on this episode. It was Happy Days' only Emmy win.
Jerry Paris received a 1978 "Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series" Emmy nomination for his work on this episode.