Didn't D.W. have an allowance on "DW Tricks the Tooth Fairy"?
As George takes Wally out of the box, the first thing he mentions (pretending to be Wally) is how he got Wally back from DW after she mishandled the doll.
D.W.: (to Mom) Now pick me up exactly at 2:00 or your fired!
Arthur: I am educational...I am educational...I am educational...
George: My mom will kill me!
Peter K. Hirsch was nominated for the 2002 Humanitas Prize in the Children's Animation Category for the story "The Boy with His Head in the Clouds."
George has Dyslexia.
George's last name is revealed for the first time in "The Boy With His Head in the Clouds." It's Nordgren.
Interstitial (Real Kids Segment)
First graders show us how a tricky math problem can be solved in many different ways.
The fantasy scene where George acts like Hammer is a parody of the Shaft movies.