The boom mic is visible at the top of the screen when everyone first arrives at Chris and Mary's party.
Sandy: Lewis, look what I just found in the pocket of your tuxedo pants. 200 dollars.
Lewis: Hello African Hissing Cockroach!
This episode was a part of ABC's week-long promotional push to get people to watch the Academy Awards by having sitcoms feature Oscar-related episodes.
Sam Anderson does not appear in this episode. Though he was seen guest starring in "Forgive and Forget," an episode of ER which premiered on NBC the night before this episode aired.
This is the first time we see Chris and Mary's house.
Bob and Trish (Susan's rival) have split up since the episode "Tom Makes a Friend."