Sophia says that she'd had her purse for 30 years. In the Golden Girls episode "From Here to the Pharmacy," Sophia overstocked her purse with Preparation H, prompting Dorothy to get her a new one. This means she's only had that exact purse for only a year or so.
This episode was the series finale.
Although this is the final episode that was broadcast, it was not the final to be filmed (and it's the only episode that aired out of filming sequence). In production order, it falls between "You've Lost That Livin' Feeling" and "A New Leash on Life."
Due to cancellation, this is the very last episode of The Golden Palace to air during the original run. According to a source, it ALMOST made it to the returning series list, but the night before they presented it, it was axed.
This was the final episode of the series that was filmed (though it was not the final episode to air during the original CBS run).
In this episode, Sophia reveals that she's had plastic surgery on her neck.
The majority of the cast say "Chattanooga" the wrong way. The correct pronunciation for the town in "CHATTAnooga". The only one who says it correctly is Ned Beatty, who filmed Deliverance just miles from the town in Ocoee, Tennessee.
In this episode, Chuy reveals that he appeared in an X-rated film.
In this episode, Roland reveals that he's a huge fan of Helen Reddy's.
In this episode, Sophia reveals that her doctor expected her to deliver twins when she was pregnant with Dorothy.
In this episode, it's hinted at that Rose may really be from outer space... which could explain why she had the opportunity to see a UFO in an episode of "The Golden Girls."
If Blanche really had been going to Chattanooga once a month, why was it never mentioned for seven years on Golden Girls?
Betty White (Rose) is well-known for her animal activism, which was likely a factor in the story for this episode.
Shouldn't the balloons decorated in the lobby be deflated if this episode took place in more than one day? (They're wearing different clothes, and they also say that Gerald Davenport is coming "tomorrow.")
During The Golden Girls, Blanche often commented about the wealth of George's family. Why would he have to work as a carnival barker to work himself through college?
In this episode, Sophia reveals that she recorded a raunchy comedy album under the name "Ma Petrillo" in the 1950's.
In this episode, Sophia reveals that she knows "over 1,000 Blanche slut jokes."
In this episode, Rose reveals that people stand on their hands to dance in St. Olaf.
In this episode, Blanche reveals that her late husband, George, worked as a carnival barker to put himself though college.
In this episode, Rose reveals that she's been making harassing phone calls to Miles, her ex-boyfriend, ever since their breakup.