This epsode received a 4.0/5 in ratings for overnights.
This episode ranked 6 out of 17 WB shows for the week.
This episode received a 3.2 in the national ratings.
This episode ranked 97 out of 136 in prime time shows.
Carpe Noctem is Latin for "seize the night."
Angel: You may not know this but some here like to accuse me of being the mopey loner one.
Cordelia: She's got the big puppy love. I mean, who wouldn't? You're handsome and brave and heroic, emotionally stunted, erratic, prone to turning evil, and let's face it, a eunuch.
Angel: Hey! How can you. I'm not a eunuch.
Cordelia: Angel, it's just a figure of speech.
Angel: Find another one.
Cordelia: I just mean that sex is a no-no for you because of the whole "if you know perfect bliss you'll turn evil curse." Really no cure for that, is there, huh?
Cordelia: Have you guys seen anybody suspicious, or kinda pale or green and scaly?
Cordelia: This is just like him, doing the mystery dance with some cheap blonde.
Fred: She was brunette, she was a cheap brunette.
Angel: Am I the only one who saw Charlton Heston in the paper?
References Charlton Heston the actor.
Lilah: Just like you love giving Angel building code violations? That is so Machiavellian.
References the author Machiavelli, who wrote "The Prince".
Fred: This is like something out of Fitzgerald. A man can have everything but love.
References an author Fitzgerald who wrote plays and short stories.