- Retroactive Recognition:
- Many of the show's stars went on to fame on other soaps: Creator/Laura Wright, Lisa Lo Cicero, Jennifer Ashe, Amelia Heinle, Debbi Morgan, James Kiberd, Linden Ashby, Genie Francis, Jean Le Clerc, Gwynn Gillis, Catherine Hickland, Anders Hove, Ted King, Darnell Williams, Rena Sofer.
- Or in primetime: Luke Perry, Kelly Rutherford, Bryan Cranston, John O'Hurley, Teri Polo, Rebecca Gayheart, Daisy Fuentes, John Schneider, Kirsten Dunst, Mark Feuerstein.
- Yes, that is Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo (or Jason Bull) as Cooper Alden. note
The 2016 film
- Some Anvils Need to Be Dropped: Interracial marriage should not be treated as a social ill, and people of different races can form a stable family without obstructions. The film depicted the misery that both Richard and Mildred received as an interracial couple in The '60s, which their legal status was challenged because of it.
- Tear Jerker: Richard's breakdown in front of Mildred, where he promises her he will take care of her.