Donna used to listen to Wayne King albums as a teenager.
Lamb stew for dinner in this episode.
Jeff mentions how first they had roast lamb, then lamb casserole, and finally lamb croquettes.
The Stones fly on TWA flight 501 to hear Alex give a speech.
The piano accompaniament to Mary's dance routine is the song, "There's No Such Thing", which was sung by James Darren in the first season episode, "April Fool".
Alan Reed is best known as the voice of Fred Flintstone.
Mrs. Lovelace prepares Irish stew, which has lamb in it.
Margaret Dumont is best known from her appearances in various Marx Brothers movies as a grand dame.
Florida Friebus is better known for her roles as Mrs. Winifred Gillis on The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis and as Mrs. Bakerman on The Bob Newhart Show.
Ben Gage who appears in this episode as Biff, was married from 1945-1959 to Esther Williams who appeared in the second season episode, The Career Woman.
Lamb chops for dinner.
Song: "There's No Such Thing" By James Darren
Darren recorded on the Colpix label, which was the same one Shelley Fabares and Paul Petersen did their several albums for. The two also recorded a concept album with Darren in 1963 based on the Broadway and movie musical hit, "Bye Bye Birdie."
Donna and Alex have been married 15 years.
Lamb curry is served in this episode.
Donna serves lamb stew in this episode.
Irene Vernon went on later to star as the first Louise Tate on Bewitched.
This episode marks the first appearance of silent movie icon, Buster Keaton on The Donna Reed Show.
Mary Treen who appears in this episode, appeared with Donna Reed in the holiday classic, It's a Wonderful Life.
I have always been struck by how it seemed that Donna served alot of lamb dishes during the run of the series, so I shall note that fact under the appropriate episodes.
In this episode we learn that lamb curry is Alex's favorite meal.