This is John Houseman's final appearance. He was featured in a total of 14 episodes on Silver Spoons.
Christine Belford played Rick's mother on the series a total of nine times, appearing each season.
If you watch carefully in the scene between the three boys in Ricky's bedroom, you can see Rick Schroder mouthing the other actors lines as they say them.
Leonard Lightfoot does not appear in this episode.
Franklyn Seales first appears as Dex in this episode. He visits the house as an accountant of Grandfather Stratton.
In the scene in the mall where it shows the clock and the directory, it shows that on the Lower Level is: Eddie's Toys(which is Edward Stratton III's business) and Senor Strattons Taco Stand.
This episode reveals why Edward and Kate were never a couple before. Kate's former employer hit on her, so when she began working for Edward, she insisted their relationship be strictly professional.
Derek: (to Sally) Hi, gorgeous. Buy you a drink?
Sally: No, thanks.
Derek: I'm Derek Taylor. Of course, the ladies around here call me Derek the Dude.
Sally: Look, Dud...
Derek: That's Dude.
Sally: Buzz off
Derek: (walks back over to Ricky)
Derek: (whispers to Ricky) She's crazy about me.
In the classroom the chalk board read "Declaration
of Independence 1776 in" and the teacher made some marks underneath. The flips to Mr. T. When we look back at the teacher, not only are the marks missing, but it also says in "Phillidelphia."
This episode reveals the family riches was started by Edward's grandfather, who created a floating water tube that was adopted by vehicles as an inner tube.