(Amusingly, the WJM program grids hanging on the station manager's wall at MTM list My Mother the Car several times each day.)
Burns and his partner on My Mother the Car, Chris Hayward, also went on to create The Munsters as well as write episodes of Get Smart. Hayward was later a writer for Barney Miller.
We Interrupt This Program: In its original run, the last episode was interrupted by a special bulletin involving NASA. When it was over, the show did not resume. It wouldn't be until later that the final episode was shown in its entirety.
What Could Have Been: Jerry Van Dyke turned down the role of Gilligan because he thought the concept of that show was too strange. He ended up getting something far more preposterous instead.