* ActorAllusion: Marilu Henner guest stars as Carrie's aunt, and at one point says she wishes she had Carrie's powers of recall. In real life, Marilu Henner is one of the very few people who DOES have a memory like the fictional Carrie does.
* ChannelHop: CBS initially uncancelled it to ''prevent'' one, but it moved to Creator/AAndE for season 4 anyway.
* FakeAmerican: Poppy Montgomery is in fact Australian.
** OohMeAccentsSlipping: Thanks to this, it's quite easy to ''tell'' she's Australian.
* YouMightRememberMeFrom: Poppy Montgomery (Carrie) plays her first major TV role since ''Series/WithoutATrace''. This was a major advertising point by CBS before the pilot aired.