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.
Music on radio:
"Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" by Johnny Cash