Co-writer Jamie Rhonheimer was initially a producers' assistant.
Music: "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor; "Kokomo" by The Beach Boys
The first season finale was a part of CBS' "Manic Monday." The season finales of The King of Queens and Everybody Loves Raymond on May 21 comprised "Big Finale Monday," but since Queens took up a full hour -- hence, it was big -- Yes, Dear's aired a week earlier.
The title of this episode is a spoof of the popular musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber.