Howard: I've never seen you in a sweatshirt before.
Bob: I always wear a sweatshirt when I want to be sloppy.
Howard: Yeah, but it's all starched, and you've got a crease.
Bob: I like to be neat when I'm sloppy.
"Hi, Bob"-ometer: Three, two from Carol and one from Howard. 41 for the series.
Dick Clair and Jenna McMahon, who make cameo appearances in this episode, were well-known comedy writers. They wrote episode 4 of The Bob Newhart Show, "Mom, I L-L-Love You," several episodes of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Soap, and many other sitcoms. Earlier in their career they appeared on variety shows as a comedy duo.