The film was originally titled "The Drug", but the studio felt it needed a more marketable title. The term "Brain Candy" is never used in the film, however GLeeMONEX is referred to as "the drug" on numerous occasions.
The following characters from the Kids in the Hall series make cameos in the film: The White Trash Couple, the Racist Cabbie, Cancer Boy, Raj, The Queen, and the cops from Police Department.
Wally's wife: Were the handcuffs totally necessary, officer?
Cop: Well, actually, that was your husband's idea.
Raymond Hurdicure: So I hear dad's dead. Hey, is that egg nog?