The movie was actually filmed with Farrah Fawcett in it as a former Delta Gamma, but after poor audience testing the film was re-edited just prior to its release to remove all of her scenes. According to the Fulvue Drive-in website, "Originally, Farrah Fawcett was prominently featured in the film, in what was more or less a major love interest for Wilder's character. She was cut out at the last minute, explaining why this film is so choppy".
Leonard Nimoy was chosen to direct this comedy about having babies and biological clocks because Nimoy had previously directed the family custody drama The Good Mother (1988) and the hit parenthood comedy 3 Men and a Baby (1987).
Conceived by producer Jon Avnet after reading an article in Esquire Magazine by syndicated Award winning columnist Bob Greene entitled "Convention of the Love Goddesses," which Avnet perceived as "an exploration of a man's relationship with the women in his life." Greene wrote the article after serving as guest speaker at the national convention of the Delta Gamma sorority.
Meg Lloyd Bergman (Christine Lahti) undergoes the medical procedure of in vitro fertilization in this movie. Both cinema films that Lahti appeared in before and after this picture were both medical in nature, they being Gross Anatomy (1989) and The Doctor (1991) respectively. Lahti played a doctor in the latter and in Chicago Hope (1994).
The nick-name that Duffy Bergman (Gene Wilder) had for his dream girls from the Delta Gamma sorority were "Love Goddesses". The film was based on an Esquire Magazine article called "Convention of the Love Goddesses" by Bob Greene.
The picture opened in the USA in just over 1200 theaters in September 1990 and took about US $3 million on its opening weekend going to the No. #5 rank but the movie would only take around US $8 million in receipts overall at the American box-office.
Daphne Delillo (Mary Stuart Masterson) attempts to start a family in this movie. Both cinema films that Masterson appeared in before and after this picture were both familial in nature, they being Immediate Family (1989) and Married to It (1991) respectively.