This was the first episode of U.S. Steel Hour to have a studio audience. Star Andy Griffith prefers to perform comedy with live laughter and the producers agreed.
This episode was nominated for the 1956 Emmy ® as "Best Best Single Program of the Year".
Andy Griffith reprised his role in the 1958 film of the same name
Alex Segal was nominated for the 1956 Emmy ® as "Best Director-Live Series" for this episode.