* AFIS100Years100Laughs: #51
* {{Deleted Scene}}s:
** Censorship led to the trimming of two scenes.
*** Originally, the ImagineSpot of the Girl bathing went on to show the plumber dropping his wrench into the tub. As he reaches into the suds for it, the Girl doesn't seem to mind him invading her space.
*** This dialogue the Girl delivers to Richard after having her skirt blown by the subway also never made it to theaters:
---->'''The Girl:''' This one's even cooler! Must be an express. Don't you wish you had a skirt? I feel so sorry for you in those hot pants.
** A scene written, but probably never filmed, involved Richard's housekeeper finding a hairpin on his pillow, implying that he and the Girl slept together.
* ExecutiveMeddling: The act of adultery (consummated in the play) was removed by the censors, as were a few profanities and a few other bits considered risqué in 1955.
* FakeNationality: There's a whole tribe of fake Manhattan Indians at the beginning (as a narrator explains the anthropological origins of adultery).
* FollowTheLeader: At the time, very few movies opened with ArtisticTitle sequences. Saul Bass supplied the zany [[http://www.artofthetitle.com/title/the-seven-year-itch/ credits sequence]] here, and its success with audiences pretty much made his career. And in the 1960s and '70s, it seemed like ''every'' movie comedy opened with a cartoonish sequence of some sort.
* {{Homage}}: For some reason, a newspaper clipping from ''Film/TheDayTheEarthStoodStill1951'' is on the wall of our hero's office.
* ThePeteBest: Vanessa Brown played The Girl in the stage version alongside Ewell, but was apparently not asked to reprise the role for the movie. (Then again, Ewell was almost not asked to reprise ''his'' role; see WhatCouldHaveBeen below.)
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** There was a segment spoofing 1930s gangster movies that got left on the cutting room floor for some reason.
** Walter Matthau did a screen test for the role of Richard Sherman, but the studio [[HilariousInHindsight thought he was too risky an investment because he was still an "unknown"]].
** Oh, and the movie that Creator/AlPacino chose over the aborted remake of this film? ''Film/{{Scarface|1983}}'' (which, actually, was itself a remake, but that's neither here nor there).