- Award Snub: Oddly, despite having the dominant supporting part in the film, MacMurray wasn't nominated by the Academy for his performance, with the Academy instead acknowledging Jack Kruschen in the minor (though still entertaining) role of Dr. Dreyfuss.
- Comedy Ghetto: Managed to break out and win Best Picture (though it's more of a comedy-drama).
- Crowning Moment of Heartwarming: "Shut up and deal."
Miss Kubelik: "Who would care [if I died]?"Baxter: "I would!"
- Also this:
- The Woobie: Both the lead characters, C.C. and Fran.