The executive producer of this film was Joanne Woodward. There is a dedication at the end of the film that reads: "This film is dedicated to Paul Newman; an inspiration, mentor, cheering squad, and darn good reason a gal could still have trouble finding a gent to fill his boots."
During dinner, Charlie's fiance makes some disparaging remarks about documentaries. Ellie mentions a documentary about monkeys that is filmed by monkeys. It ends after 10 seconds when the camera is broken. At the end of the film credits for "Lucky Them", the monkey documentary is shown in full.