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Trivia: Soap
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: Quite a bit of the cast, especially Billy Crystal (and for those of us that are old enough, Robert Urich).
    • Robert Englund as a member of the Sunnies cult only slightly less sadistic than Freddy Krueger.
    • Jack Gilford as Saul. Yes...THAT Saul.
    • Hey It's Those Guys: Howard Hesseman and Gordon Jump sharing a scene a year before they'd become WKRP in Cincinnati's Dr Johnny Fever and Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson.
    • Himmel, the German detective Ingrid hires to find out who murdered Peter was played by William Daniels, aka. Mr Feeny.
    • Jodie's hospital room mate from season one was one of the inmates from Patch Adams.
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: The announcer was Rod Roddy, who later did several game shows including The Price Is Right and Press Your Luck.
  • What Could Have Been: According to fellow game show announcer Randy West, the producers' first choice for the announcing gig was Casey Kasem, who previously voiced Shaggy on Scooby-Doo and would later host American Top 40. Kasem, however, felt that the material was too controversial.
    • In an interview Jay Johnson once discussed the Crowning Moment of Funny scene in which Jodie stashes Bob in the refrigerator, saying he and Billy Crystal had collaborated heavily on the concept and gags in the scene. Afterward Billy Crystal wanted a writing credit, but was denied. After that, Crystal was far less motivated to collaborate.
    • Originally the writers had wanted Chuck (and/or Bob) to be Peter's murderer but he turned out to be too popular to write out.
  • Jodie was the one of the first openly gay regular characters in American Television.

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