Kelly: Bud, what's a simpleton?
Bud: An idiot, a moron, a dolt, dullard. You know, someone a little smarter than you.
Marcy: Peggy, I need to ask you something. Have you ever done something that you didn't remember the next day?
Peggy: Well, having the kids.
Marcy: No, I mean have you ever done anything that you really regretted?
Peggy: Having the kids.
The episode title is a reference to the phrase "The thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat." This phrase was heard in the introduction to the show "ABC's Wide World of Sports".