It's revealed that Freddie's middle name is Christopher.
The case being shown in the episode of Hearts & Scalpels at the beginning of the episode- the clitoral reconstruction- is a reference to the Season 2 episode Manya Mabika.
Sean: You're a betraying son of a bitch, Christian. But you still are my brother, and I know you're just trying to be happy.
Christian: (to Sean) You know what they say about holding a grudge? It's like taking poison expecting the other person to die.
For this episode, and Dawn Budge II, Oliver Platt was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series.
Music Featured In This Episode:
La Serena - Azam Ali
Dunya - Niyaz
Destination Calabra - Alex Guadino
Forgiveness Hymn - Yoel Ben-Simhon
Although listed in the opening credits, Kelly Carlson does not appear in this episode.
Oliver Platt (Freddie), Bradley Cooper (Aidan), Jessalyn Gilsig (Gina) and Rosie O'Donnell (Dawn) were credited as "Special Guest Stars". At the same time, O'Donnell received the "And" credit.