* HeyItsThatGuy: [[LawAndOrderSVU B.D. Wong]] has a brief appearance as Lloyd and Caroline's therapist [[TheDanza Dr. Wong]], and Creator/JKSimmons is the guy Jesse is blackmailing.
** Creator/RaymondJBarry, DaChief of the local police force. Such as it is.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Watched a cartoon? You've heard Robert Ridgely, who plays Bob (the mayor, or similar figure).
* TechnologyMarchesOn: Christmas dinner can't be cancelled because it's 1994 and the extended family is already on the road. Starting about 5-6 years later cell phones would '''''really''''' take off and Connie and Lloyd's brother would have presumably gotten a call and a convincing lie to stop them from coming over, averting most of the movie.