Did You Know?
In his 1989 autobiography "It Would Be So Nice If You Weren't Here...", Charles Grodin
reveals he found it difficult to push Pat Hingle
around in a scene because Hingle had been recovering from a fall down an elevator shaft for a long time before acting in this television play. When director Ralph Nelson
encouraged Grodin to be more aggressive, seemingly without any regard for Hingle's injury, Grodin repeated the action not with more force, but with an angry look on his face which was actually aimed at the director instead of Pat Hingle. See more
When Betty McGill is making breakfast (Act 2, Scene 1), she places two pieces of obviously-already-toasted bread in a toaster and then presses the lever partway down, leaving the bread up. A couple of minutes later, she goes back to the toaster and retrieves the bread, even though it never moved and no bell dinged. This was evidently done deliberately so the bell wouldn't step on one of the actors while (s)he was speaking. See more