* HeyItsThatGuy: Muldoon and Schnauser are [[Series/TheMunsters Herman and Grandpa Munster]], while Schnauser's wife Sylvia is [[Series/DiffrentStrokes Mrs.]] [[Series/TheFactsOfLife Garrett]].
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: A DownerEnding example. The theme song included the line, "[[HistoryOfTheUSSR Khrushchev's]] due at Idlewild," a reference to Idlewild Airport in UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity. The show's last episode aired on September 17, 1963. Two months and five days later, Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated President UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy. On December 24, Idlewild was renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport.
** Also an example of HarsherInHindsight.