This was Don Ameche's final film before his death on December 6, 1993 at the age of 85. He completed his scenes shortly before he died.

This was K.T. Stevens' final film before her death on June 13, 1994 at the age of 74.

The song Molly starts playing continuously on the piano before stopping after the first seven notes with Corrina in a later scene helping Molly by playing the song's last six notes is John Mason Neale's "Good King Wenceslas" which is an English 1853 Christmas carol that was originated from Finland 300 years earlier.

Two scenes in the theatrical trailer do not appear in the film.

Tina Majorino and Whoopi Goldberg costarred again, five years after this film, in "Alice in Wonderland" (1999).

The puddin' jingle in the movie, that was created by Ray Liotta and Whoopi Goldberg when they were sitting together behind the piano, was originally composed by director Jessie Nelson herself.