The song that Barry Manilow performs for Murphy and Avery is titled "I Am Your Child." It appears on his album Barry Manilow I.
Goof: Immediatly after Corky yells at Frank, holding him responsible for anything that happend to their intern, you can see the elevator doors opening (behind Corky) and a person is seen beginning to step out of it. The camera cuts to a shot right in front of the elevator doors opening again, and the same person (Amy the intern) steps out again.
Jerry Corley, who played Phil's nephew, is the real-life son of Pat Corley, who played Phil.
The last line of the show with which Murphy refers to herself, Eldin, and Avery as "the traditional American family" is likely in reference to comments made in Dan Quayle's real-life speech on family values the summer before, in which he criticized the character of Murphy Brown for her "lifestyle choice" of having a baby without a father.