The letter Otis received from Krebs addressed to "Oedeville, USA" was a shout-out to series creator and executive producer, Steve Oedekerk.
This episode premiered at a special time of Wednesday at 6:00pm (ET) as a part of Nickelodeon's Barnyard Blowout Week.
Rocko's Modern Life
This episode is similar to the Rocko's Modern Life episode, "Wimp on the Barbie" when Rocko's childhood bully comes, Rocko gets ready to fight him, but the bully just wants to say he is sorry like the ending to this episode.
Krubs: Here's Krubsy!
This is a parody of the famous scene with the "Here's Johnny" line from the movie The Shining.
Pig: Behind the duck?
Otis: No, not behind the duck. He is the duck.
This is an allusion to Monty Python and the Holy Grail where Tim the Enchanter tries to warn King Arthur and his men about the "Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog" but he and his men don't believe Tim.