* ActorAllusion: In the pilot, his son Henry imitates him with long pauses. Ed (Shatner) says, "Why can't anyone ever do a good imitation of me?"
** When asking what song there is for Ed to sing Karaoke, "Rocketman" is suggested to him. Luckily, he refuses.
** In another episode, Ed slides across the hood of a car, reminiscent of [[TJHooker Shatner's other big TV series]].
* HeyItsThatGuy: After Samuel was defeated, [[Series/{{Heroes}} Eli]] got a job as a Magazine Editor.
** [[{{Frasier}} Martin Crane]] was Ed's closest Navy buddy.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Creator/NicoleSullivan is Ed's daughter-in-law.
* RecycledScript: CBS basically used a KingOfQueens script and added the names of Vince and his wife instead of Doug and Carrie in "Easy, Writer".
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The last episode featured a cliffhanger in which Ed discovers he has a long lost son who he sees in the final shot from the son's POV (all we hear is the son say "Hi Dad").
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