- Dan Browned: A minor example: Harriet is mentioned to have a degree in Library Science, and it's implied to be an undergraduate one. While Bachelors of Library Science do exist, a "degree in Library Science" usually means a Master's in the United States
- Fandom Nod: Alex using the phrase "Knightley Disapproved" and Emma telling him to use it on Facebook sometime is a reference to the Facebook fan page Knightley Disapproved.
- Portmanteau Couple Name
- Harriet/Martin: Marriet, Smitten, and Hartin. Even Dayeanne Hutton and James Brent Issacs, who play Harriet and Martin respectively, couldn't make up their mind on which name they preferred.
- Caroline Lee and James Elton: Carlton
- Romance on the Set: As confirmed on Twitter, Joanna Sotomura and Brent Bailey started dating while shooting the original show.
- Working with the Ex: However, as of the revival, they had separated.
- Throw It In!:
- The slap fight between Emma and Izzy was one of those, improvised by Joanna Sotomura.
- Alex's pout at the end of Episode 44 too.
- What Could Have Been: Bernie Su really wanted a black or Hispanic actor to play James Elton to reflect the California setting. Paul Stuart turned out to be the only good choice of everyone they saw.
Trivia / Emma Approved