The exterior of Dr. Welby's office was the same building used as the Cleaver family home on Leave It to Beaver (1957) with only Welby's shingle as the new addition to the set.

Season 6, Episode 5, "The Outrage", about a gay child molester, sparked real outrage by gay activists who complained the show was perpetuating anti-gay stereotypes, which prompted picketing across the country.