Condoleeza Rice was mentioned to be the National Security Adviser to President Bush. This episode was broadcast on October 21 2006 and Rice had been the Secretary of State since the year before.
Derek: Just because a man spends a little too much on hand cream and knows all the lines to All About Eve, you accuse him of being a receiver of swollen goods.
Kelly: What position does Ryan play, then?
Lauren: Quarter pounder.
Sam: I'm a vegetarian.
Mrs Willow: Well, blow me down, I never met a real one. And a police officer to boot! They usually go into show business, don't they?
Original International Air Dates:
Czech Republic: February 10, 2010 on HBO Comedy
Derek's scene in Spain was filmed in Hanwell, West London, where the producers found a villa in Spanish style.
First appearance of Ma Willow.
The 'Life at Ma's' sketch is a parody of the BBC's Life on Mars.