- Ted Danson as Sam Malone
- Shelley Long as Diane Chambers
- Nicholas Colasanto as "Coach" Ernie Pantusso
- Rhea Perlman as Carla Tortelli
- George Wendt as Norm Peterson
Recurring / Guest stars:
- John Ratzenberger as Cliff Clavin
- Alan Koss as Alan
- Paul Vaughn as Paul
- Tim Cunningham as Chuck
- Lois de Banzie as Lady #1
- Helen Page Camp as Lady #2
- Peggy Kubena as Cindy
- The famous ending line, "Are you as turned on as I am?", is referenced in a season 11 episode of Frasier, "The Harassed", where Frasier and a colleague, Julia Wilcox; are in an argument similar to Sam and Diane's.
- Clips from the episode were used in The Red Green Show season 5 episode "The Satellite Dish" as part of a Handyman Corner segment.
- The footage of Sam and Diane hugging would later be used in the Columbia House Video Library intro in 1993.