The closing scene of the episode shows Andy slamming his hand onto the wall, as if he's turning out the lights in the booth. The lights do go out, but Andy clearly missed the light switch.
This episode was written in part to clarify the confusing backstory of Venus--at various times in the series we're told he was the #1 DJ in New Orleans, a schoolteacher, a minor league baseball player, the leader of a rock band and a deserter from the army.
Inconsistency with a previous episode: In "Who Is Gordon Sims," Andy didn't seem to know Venus's real name. In the flashback sequence from this episode, he does.
Music Changes: At the beginning of act 2, Johnny originally sang a line to the tune of Over the Rainbow; it's been dubbed over with a different tune.
Songs played in this episode: "What'd I Say" by Ray Charles; "The Old Songs" by Barry Manilow; "Spirits in the Material World" by The Police
"The Old Songs" and "Spirits in the Material World" were replaced by generic music in the syndicated version.
Music Changes: The Gone With the Wind theme is dubbed over with generic music whenever it's played instrumentally, though it's intact when Venus and Johnny sing it.
When Herb puts his card back into the deck, you can clearly see that Bailey drew the two of clubs, not a four.
We learn Venus drives a yellow, early '70s Chevy Vega.
Music Changes: Mr. Carlson's video baseball game originally played Take Me Out To the Ballgame. The song has been replaced.
In this episode, Mr. Carlson and Carmen are celebrating their 25th anniversary, but two years earlier, in "Love Returns" (episode 8), Mr. Carlson says that they've been married 27 years.
Venus's confusing backstory, continued: This was the first episode to establish that Venus was a former schoolteacher.
In the original run of this episode, CBS played it as an hour long, with Bailey's daydream intact, and an additional 2 to 3 minutes tagged onto everyone else's daydream.
It was revealed in this episode that Herb's middle name is "Ruggles".
Blooper: As Herb drives to work, you can see palm trees along the street in Cincinnati.
Venus' confusing backstory, continued: He says here that he used to know some of the members of The Who.
Venus' confusing backstory, continued: Venus says here that he was once a minor-league baseball player.
Music Changes: The song that accompanied the last scene of act 1 (with Andy pushing things off his desk) which was "Goodbye Stranger" by Supertramp has been replaced. Bailey's line in this scene has been dubbed over by a voice impersonator.
T.J. alternately refers to coming down to Cincinnati and coming up to Cincinnati.
Venus's backstory, continued: We learn here that he's been on the run from the law since he fled the army at age 22.
Venus's confusing backstory, continued: A line in this episode establishes that he had a rock band at one point.