Tom joined the cast in 2001.
The acronym "K & R" stands for "Kidnap & Ransom". Both of these themes are used throughout this episode trilogy.
In this episode, it is revealed that Wes Mendel, the executive producer who got fired in the pilot episode, had a heart attack in 2001 according to one of the flash backs.
Jordan had an abortion in 1999.
In the flashback scene in which Harriet is tying Matt's tie the tie changes position. When Matt's date appears the tie is loosely tied, when he speaks to the date it is untied, and when he returns for Harriet's help it is loosely tied again.
Matt: (Pointing up high to God) Show me something.
Danny Tripp: You know what we could do? Your own network research says that the number one audience manipulator among women is a pregnancy in jeopardy. How about if...
In Croatia, this episode aired on September 15, 2010, on HRT2
Music in this episode:
"Have a Little Faith in Me" by John Hiatt
In Latin America, this episode aired on October 24, 2007, in CANAL WARNER.
In Finland this episode aired on August 11, 2008 on Sub
D.L. Hughley (Simon Stiles) was credited (and the character was mentioned) but he did not appear in this episode.