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This marks the first appearance on the series of Sandra Gould. She would play numerous different supporting character, many unnamed, before settling into the recurring role of Mildred Webster later in the run.
Joan is engrossed in the radio series The Adventures of Mr. Twilight.
Brad and Joan appear on the TV show America Speaks.
In Joan's phony murder scheme, she poisons Bradley.
The postman points out that it costs three cents to mail a letter.
Joan and Brad Stevens live at 133 Stone Drive.
The noisy neighbors who have been keeping Brad and Joan awake for six years are the Carstairs.
Brad is running for reelection. His campaign slogan is "Honest Brad Always Keeps His Promises."
The high-paying job Bradley wants pays $25,000 a year, plus a bonus.
The night Brad spends in the hospital is the first night they've been separated since marrying, says Joan.
Goof: In the drawing room sketch, a streetcar suddenly appears on stage. As it "drives" in, the shadow of a film cameraman looking into his viewfinder is seen on the vehicle.
Mabel is one year older than Joan.
Brad and Joan have been married for 10 years.
Brad and Joan's address is 345 Laurel Drive.
Joan's dog is named Hector; Brad's dog is named Tony.
Joan's maid is Frieda.
The home movies shown are from Joan Davis' actual vacation in Hawaii the year before.
The ship in rough seas "Stock shot" is seen twice within one minute.
Around the twenty-two minute mark of this episode, while Joan is inside the boat, there is a short, "stock shot" of a boat in rough seas. This is the same shot used on the beginning credits of a show Sherwood Schwartz produced nine years later; Gilligan's Island. It's easy to spot, but it's just a couple of seconds. It's where, on the Gilligan's Island's theme, it says "The weather started getting rough."
The professional boxer who fights Wally is named Dynamite Tucker. His manager is Sophie Benton.