Close-captioning throughout the episode misspells Tickety's name as "Tickity."
Steve: (singing) We sat on down / figured it out / what those clues were all about / Grandma set up our treasure hunt.
Steve: It is chocolate. This is the Land of Great Discovery.
There is a 2 disk PC game made by Humongous Entertainment based on this episode under the same name. The game maintains the essence of the story, but makes some alterations for the gameplay format.
"Blue's Big Treasure Hunt" is on the VHS of the same name, along with a second episode. It is also available on the DVD "Blue's Biggest Stories."
A slightly modified version of the "Sat On Down" song that Steve sings in this episode (in place of "We Just Figured Out Blue's Clues") will become Joe's song that he sings when he is introduced to the program in the fifth season.
Angela Santomero is credited as Angela C. Santomero. Rue McClanahan receives a "Special Guest Appearance" credit, while Gregory Hines and Carol Kane both receive "Special Guest Voice" credits without the name of a character.
The music played in this episode when the clues are on the screen and also when Steve's Grandma shows up is "Things I Love to Do" for the above-mentioned album.
This episode is also available as a music album (for which the clue set is different) and a CD-ROM game.
The original broadcast of this episode aired in primetime.
Mailtime Segment: In this episode, the Mailtime Segment begins just after Steve starts introducing the show. There is no video letter. Instead, Steve is called outside, where he picks up a package from Mailbox. More details are available in the Recap section.