- And Introducing: This was Reese Witherspoon's first acting role in a film, she had been acting in commercials before this.
- Making Use of the Twin: The youngest daughter Missy is played by twin girls.
- Nude-Colored Clothes: Reese Witherspoon, who was 13 at the time, wore flesh-colored underwear in the skinny-dipping scene.
- Retroactive Recognition:
- What Could Have Been:
- Reese Witherspoon initially auditioned as an extra.
- The role of Dani's eldest sister originally was supposed to be played by another actress, reportedly the original actress quit after becoming homesick.
Trivia / The Man in the Moon