- Actor Allusion: Judy makes a reference to Love Story, which Ryan O'Neal also starred in
Judy: Love means never having to say you're sorry. [Bats eyes.]Howard: ... That's the dumbest thing I ever heard.
- AFI's 100 Years… 100 Laughs: #61
- AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions: #68
- Chase Scene: One of the best and most memorable in all of Hollywood history.
- Reality Ensues: The city of San Francisco has YET to repair the damage done to that flight of stairs in Alta Plaza Park during the chase scene!
- Real-Life Relative: The grocery delivery boy whose trike Howard and Judy steal is played by Ryan O'Neal's younger brother Kevin, while the woman in the seat next to Judy on the plane whom Judy pretends to engage in conversation is played by Ryan and Kevin's mother, Patricia O'Neal.