Gonna feel much better when you're gone by Buffy Sainte-Marie
The Moon Is Made Of Gold by Rickie Lee Jones
At the start of the episode, Eddie brings Jackie coffee. As she sits up in the bed and says "I like your new sheets", she is holding the coffee out in front of her in her left hand. The scene immediately cuts to a look back past Jackie to Eddie, and Jackie is now holding the coffee cup in her right hand. Subsequently in the scene when she talks about the Teletubbies, Jackie is holding the cup out away from her in her right hand with the handle facing towards her hand, the scene cuts with her hand still outstretched, and the handle is now facing out away from her.
Only Love by Harlan T. Bobo
When Thor mentions that he almost feels like O.J. because the gloves are so tight, he is referring to former American football star and actor O.J. Simpson who was charged with murder of his ex-wife and her friend in 1994. During the trial, O.J. Simpson was asked to try on a dark leather glove which was found at the crime scene, but the glove seemed to tight for Simpson.
Zoey's pin number for the Pill-O-Matix is 111986 which is also the date of her birth.
When Jackie and Dr. O'Hara watch Zoey get out of the taxi, put on her shoes and Dr. O'Hara assumes Zoey had sex the other night, the scene resembles the beginning of Nurse Jackie's second episode of season 1 "Sweet 'n All" where Jackie watched Dr. O'Hara's similar arrival in a taxi.
I Say A Little Prayer by Aretha Franklin
After taking morphine, Jackie is heard singing "Have You Ever Seen the Rain" by Creedence Clearwater Revival. The same song plays during the closing credits.
The song that closes this episode is a rock cover of the theme "Love is all around" from The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
When Zoey and Dr. O'Hara are out for dinner, Zoey reveals that her father is in prison for manslaughter.
When Dr. O'Hara examines Julian Armando in the beginning of the episode, her surgical gloves suddenly disappear just to reappear in the next closeup view.