Trivia: My Family
- Hey, It's That Guy!:
- Nick's actor now portrays a soon-to-be stepfather in BT's broadband service adverts.
- People who live outside of the UK may recognise Susan as a certain professor in a magical school.
- Guest stars have included Giles as Ben's cousin Richard, Captain Jack Harkness as a mysterious stranger Susan meets in an airport, and Duckface as a fortune teller Ben visits.
- Jez (Robert Webb) appears as an Estonian man on the London Underground.
- POWER TO THE PEOPLE, CITIZEN HARPER!
- The hotelier in episode 1.04 is Stan from Dinnerladies, and Ben's darts team member Martin in the last ever episode (in DVD order) is Tony.
- Money, Dear Boy: Robert Lindsay and Zoe Wanamaker have repeatedly said that they are fed up with the poor quality of the show's writing and that whichever series was being filmed at the time would be their last series, until they finally called it quits after series 11; this trope is almost certainly the reason why they kept coming back.