Music in this episode:
"I Want To Hold Your Hand" by the Beatles
(sung by the cast)
"They Were You" (sung by Shirley and Carmine)
"He" by Al Hibbler (sung by Laverne)
"The Look" by Michael McKean (sung by Lenny and Laverne)
"'Til There Was You" (sung by Shirley, Carmine, Frank, and Squiggy)
Director Jack Winter is credited as "Jack Winters."
This is the only episode that is mostly in black and white.
This is a flashback episode with the flashbacks consisting of newly-shot footage.
Cindy Williams portrays Diane McKenzie in addition to her usual character, Shirley Feeney.
It is revealed that Shirley's favorite soap is Ivory.
This is the first "Hollywood" episode featuring Carmine although he is credited previously.
The sandy set looks very similar to the desert scene in "Please Don't Feed The Buzzards."
Cowboy Bill's was a franchise that Frank and Edna bought whereas the Pizza Bowl was an independent venture.
In the show's new open, Laverne and Shirley take in a juicy scene through a secret peep hole in the wall. However, this wall is near the back door, and it appears that there are no neighbors living beside them.
The girls' apartment number is 113 1/2.
Shirley's hair is, once again, black beginning with this episode.
Leslie Easterbrook and Ed Marinaro make their first appearances as Rhonda Lee and Sonny St. Jacques, respectively.
Shirley has a houseplant named Stanley.
Shirley says she is a Protestant Democrat, and the only thing left standing after the earthquake is their Bible.
Frank leaves his restaurant, the Pizza Bowl, after owning it for over 12 years.
"Yesterday" by the Beatles
This is partly a flashback episode with clips from many episodes used to remember the good times in Milwaukee.