The first cop Will and Grace speak to in the opening scene is the same cop from Season 3's "Girl Trouble" who asked Will if a man at the gym was ' a gay'.
Music: "Get Ur Freak On" by Missy Elliott; "Loving You" by Minnie Riperton.
During the scene where Gavin and Will are back at Will's apartment, one of the snacks Will gets is cookies. He says they are chocolate chip, although those and the ones Jack was eating earlier, looked a lot like mini oreos.
Will: (to Grace) You're gonna meet a doctor by the weekend.
While it wasn't "by the weekend", this line was foreshadowing to the Season 5 premiere where Grace did meet, and subsequently married, a doctor.
Tom Poston, who plays Norman, is married to actress Suzanne Pleshette, who would go on to play Karen's mother.
Goof: In the first scene with Norman, Karen is wearing a black dress and a single line of pearls. The position of the pearls changes from shot to shot, despite the fact that she never touches them.
Hayes selected this episode and "A Chorus Lie" as his tapes for Emmy consideration this season. He lost to Brad Garrett.
This is the first episode not to feature Will and Grace's apartment.
Suzanne Pleshette would later star in the Will & Grace producers' other show "Good Morning, Miami" on NBC for the Fall 2002 as Claire the series' star's grandmother.
Sean Hayes selected this episode and "Went to a Garden Potty" as his tapes for Emmy consideration this season. Hayes lost to Brad Garrett this season.
When shown in syndication, the scene where Woman#1, Woman#2, and Woman#3 are trying to proposition Will, is edited and sometimes it is completely cut.
Owen (Matt Damon) said he was in a long-term relationship with his high school boyfriend "Ben". Although he was lying, this may have been a reference to Damon's friend Ben Affleck.
When Jack and Karen jump on the bed to tickle Rosario, Karen originally fell off the bed. It later appeared as a blooper.
After three seasons, Will & Grace's first Christmas episode airs in season four.
Goof: When Karen and Grace go to see Jack in Barney's, Karen's hat moves from sitting low on her eyebrows to sitting in the middle of her forehead throughout the scene, without being moved by her.
Goof: In the opening scene, when Will and Grace are wearing the same gold scarf, Will's scarf continually changes from being wrapped around his neck to lying down his chest from shot to shot.
Megan Mullally took 8 takes to successfully say her speech during this episode. Even after she wrote it down and stuck it on the wall next to her, and just below the bars. At one point, Debra Messing decided to stick it on her face, so Megan could see it.
Nick Offerman plays Nick, the plumber whom Karen kisses because Stan wants her to sleep with other people. Nick Offerman is Megan Mullally's husband. They were married two years after the episode originally aired.
Karen and Grace share the series' first on screen same sex kiss.
Music: "17 Again" by the Eurythmics; "One Mint Julip," a Will & Grace recording (the original version was made famous by Ray Charles)