* ActorAllusion: Rose's story in the season 8 episode "[[http://www.touched.com/episodeguide/seasoneight/819.html The Bells Of Saint Peter's]]" guest stars Doris Roberts as a older woman who is sticking her nose in the affairs of the life of a younger woman she is related to. [[EverybodyLovesRaymond Sound familar]]?
* ExecutiveMeddling: The original concept toed the line between "GodIsEvil" and "Humans are just another of God's Wonderful Toys", but CBS fired the creator when he refused to write more idealistic episodes.
* HeyItsThatGuy/ HeyItsThatVoice: The show had many actors/actresses on the show including [=Rue McClanahan=] (from ''TheGoldenGirls''), Bumper Robinson (from ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated''), Creator/DanteBasco, Creator/JamesEarlJones, [=Maureen McCormick=] (from ''TheBradyBunch''), Creator/BillCosby, Melissa Gilbert (from ''Series/LittleHouseOnThePrairie''), Judith Hoag (from ''Film/{{Halloweentown}}''), Jean Stapleton (from ''AllInTheFamily''), Creator/MandyPatinkin, Creator/DwightSchultz, and more.
** In fact (depending on your knowledge of minor celebrities and character actors), almost every episode can be thought of as "The One With (Insert Name of Famous Person Here)".
** Some of the actors in it went on to become famous later leading to RetroactiveRecognition, such as Zachary Quinto and Hayden Pannttiere.
** Music/{{NSYNC}} made a cameo as basically busker versions of themselves singing on the street.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Bill Cosby was originally going to make a guest appearance as the "Angel of Fun", but this was cancelled when his son Ennis was murdered. He subsequently appeared in two episodes as the Angel of Reconciliation. (He is sent to reconcile a father with a son the father thought was dead. Cosby's theme was "Never mind old quarrels, you should be glad your son is alive"...)