Trivia / Car 54, Where Are You?

  • Unintentional Period Piece: The theme song included the line, "Khrushchev's due at Idlewild," a reference to Idlewild Airport in New York City. The show's last episode aired on September 17, 1963. On December 24, Idlewild was renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport. In 1964, Nikita Khrushchev was removed from power by his party colleagues, replacing him with Alexei Kosygin as Premier and Leonid Brezhnev as First Secretary.