The Gunsmoke set was used for the episode and the only time the shot on location!
In this episode Rob is in Jerry's Dentist office. And, as everyone knows, Jerry's office is in his house next door.If you look at the window, there's the skyline of New York city. As a matter of fact, it's the same skyline as in the window at the writers office.
In this episode, Laura's hairstyle includes full- forehead bangs, which she keeps for the rest of the series
At the end of the show when Rob is on the phone with Mel, he accidentally calls Mel, Alan. Then, he quickly corrects himself.
When Rob comes out of the garage looking for Manuel, who is supposed to be helping him paint, Rob is wearing what is meant to be an "old" shirt for dirty jobs like painting.
If you look closely, you will notice the fold lines in the shirt, either made from the packaging of a brand new or recently dry cleaned shirt. Dick Van Dyke must have put it on very close to taping!
One of the relatives inherits "30,000 shares in Calvada Cotton"
Calvada is the name of the Dick Van Dyke Show's production company.
The dog salon where Rob & Laura take Horrible is called the Puppy Palace. Yet, the aprons worn by the staff very plainly have "Poodle Palace" stitched on them.
When Rob is explaining his idea for a "Pygmalion" sketch, the characters refer to the dog star "Palley" alternately as a male and a female.
At one point, Rob rushes to the phone and dials a number. However, actor Dick Van Dyke quickly realizes that he was supposed to first look the number up in the phone book. As he's waiting for his call to be answered, he quickly rifles through the book, "finds" the number and says, "Yeah, that's the right one."
Dick Van Dyke mentions Marge Willet who was high school sweetheart.
Goof: Laura has no idea who Doug Wesley is but still immediately dials his phone number from memory when asked.
Because of her nervousness & the pills, Laura called Rob's mother, "Moo-Moo", twice!
In this episode. Laura, tells Millie that she met Joe Coogan, in college. Long, before she met Rob. However, in episode #65 (Laura's little lie ). We found out that Laura was only seventeen when she married Rob. Figure that out?
In this episode, Laura tells Millie that she met Joe Coogan in college. Long before she met and married Rob. However, in episode #65 ( Laura's little lie ) Laura admits to Rob, she lied on their marriage license. She was only seventeen, when they wed. So, how did she know Joe Coogan in college?
We learn the Petrie's home phone number: 636-9970.
When Herman's mother is upset by the car ride, she demands Herman get her BLUE pills. Later, to keep her out of the kitchen, Rob says, "You better sit down - you just had a RED pill".
The punching bag behind the Speedy Delivery guy changes position (face, no face) everytime the camera shifts back to him.
When Rob falls in the avalanche of walnuts, his thumbs clearly appear when he sits up.
Eleanor Audley (Mrs. Billings) was the voice of the evil stepmother in Disney's "Cinderella."
The DVD for this episode shows Carl Reiner and Jerry Paris getting Emmys for writing and directing.
If you look closely you can see the Emmy right behind Carl and Jerry.
Today the Emmys are hidden backstage.