This was the last episode to be completed before the WGA 2007-2008 writers' strike.
Guest star James Waterston (Mr. Harvey) is the son of Sam Waterston (D.A. Jack McCoy).
Olivia Benson: Elliot, a few months ago I looked into adoption.
Elliot Stabler: That's great
Olivia Benson: They turned me down.
Elliot Stabler: What you're talking about?
Olivia Benson: Well I'm single. I don't have any extended family support system, I work all hours. They didn't see me as prime parent material.
Elliot Stabler: They're wrong.