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The pilot was originally filmed with Louis Anderson as the Cousin Larry character.
First episode to feature the Dance of Joy, which would become a staple of the series.
Though Larry and Balki proudly and excitedly place their trophies on the mantle, they're never seen after this episode.
In "Hunks Like Us", Larry and Balki meet Jennifer and Mary-Anne at the health club. However, in this episode, they apparently live in their building.
The girls are excited to find a bottle of wine in the ski lodge, and Larry later implies that everyone had been drinking some. However, in "Hunks Like Us..." the girls said specifically that they don't drink wine.
This episode was aired well out of production order, which resulted in multiple seeming goofs. First, Larry doesn't know what "ding-ding-machmoud" is, even though it was actually the basis of Larry and Balki's fight in "Trouble in Paradise". Second, the entire premise of the episode is Larry trying to find or take a picture to enter in the local paper's photo contest, and it is only revealed at the end of the episode that Larry wins tenth place. However, in "Tux for Two" Larry's invitation to the formal party at an art gallery was due to his already having placed tenth in this very contest.
It seems odd that, considering that he has his own bedroom, Larry would choose to hide all of his junk food in the living room, where Balki could find it.
For the entire first two seasons, Balki slept on the sofa bed in the living room. When Balki discovers Larry's snacks hidden under the couch cushion, Larry suggests that they might have been there for years, completely neglecting that Balki had folded out the sofa every night for two seasons.
In previous and subsequent episodes, the door to Larry and Balki's apartment is to the right of the fireplace (when facing the door). However, in this episode, Jennifer and Mary-Anne exited and Larry and Balki enter the apartment through a door to the left of the fireplace.
The clip used for Larry's 'flashback' to Vince's threats at the trial are taken from a scene that never made it to air in Season 2's "Can I Get A Witness?".
When you see Balki floating, if you watch close, you can see the cables that holding him in the air.
According to the book MGM: Hollywood's Greatest Backlot this episode was filmed in the "saucer tank" on the old MGM lot, which was used by Lorimar when Perfect Strangers was in production. The saucer tank was used for Esther WIlliams as well as Tarzan movies and was torn down in the early 2000's. This tank allowed for the "flooded basement" effect of this episode.
When Larry tells Balki in the apartment that he is going duck hunting, there they are standing in front of a couch with three pillows on it, a large red one and two small blue ones. When Larry tells Balki to snap out of it just after Balki finishes tearing apart the first blue pillow, the red pillow is no longer there on the couch.
Jennifer thought she left her wedding ring on the kitchen counter and one of the turkeys ate it. That would be impossible, the turkeys were on the floor the whole time they came inside and there's no way they can reach the counter because turkeys can't fly.
When the camera watches the boys go to the isolation booth the girls are in one of the chairs with the locking arm down. When it goes back to the girls, the locking arm is up again and they put it down.