* AwesomeMusic: Music/MarvinHamlisch, especially the song "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYmrU2PtyJ0 Queiro La Noche]]".
** Fielding's joke about studying perversion and being up to "advanced child molestation" is this considering Dylan Farrow's accusations of sexual abuse against Creator/WoodyAllen.
** Borders between Harsh and Hilarious, but the use of ''Series/WideWorldOfSports'' to cover a live assassination and political crisis ''as entertainment'' predates the advent of Reality Television and wall-to-wall cable news coverage.
** J. Edgar Hoover shows up at Mellish's trial disguised as a large black woman.
** Conrad Bain and Charlotte Rae would later co-star on ''Series/DiffrentStrokes''.
* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/SylvesterStallone, then fresh out of his brief foray in adult films, is one of the thugs on the subway. Of course, everyone who sees the film now instantly recognizes him.