Trivia: While analyzing the Ferengi transmissions, Data refers to "modified Huffman." "Modified Huffman" is actually the coding used in facsimile machine transmissions.
Trivia: Captain Picard grants Wesley Crusher a field promotion to the rank of ensign.
In the opening scene in Ten Forward, Betazoids are repeatedly mistakenly referred to as Betazeds.
Lwaxana: You had your chance with Commander Riker - look how you ruined that.
Troi: I haven't ruined anything - we've become very good friends.
Lwaxana: Well all the better - you certainly wouldn't want to marry an enemy.
(after the Ferengi beam them out sans clothing)
Lwaxana Troi: I should have known even their transporters can't be trusted.
(After recovering a fawning Lwaxana)
Picard: Mr. Crusher, set course for Betazed. Warp 9.
During Picard's impassioned "declaration of love" for Lwaxana, Patrick Stewart quotes several snippets of Shakespeare. Before playing the role of Picard, Stewart was an accomplished Shakespearian actor.
Shots from this episode's opening scene would later be reused to recreate a Ten Forward scene in the Enterprise finale, "These Are The Voyages...".