Product Placement: There are two bottles of Coke sitting on the table, facing the camera, in the scene at the strip club.
Trivia: Diana's brother George is wearing a (fake) Members Only jacket. The real versions were hot items and worn by all the "in crowd" in the 1980s.
Trivia: Diana's mom is not very observant, as Diana sneaks out within feet of her.
Trivia: Lots of kids were outside smoking, but Miss Avery only busts Yick, Luke, and Diana.
Trivia: Kathleen broke up with Scott in Nobody's Perfect. Scott makes 2 brief appearances in this episode in an attempt to get Kathleen back.
Trivia: The movie that Kathleen, Melanie and Diana see is called Queen In Exile.
Trivia: One of the magazines that Lucy brings to LD in the hospital has Simon's "Dude Jeans" ad on the back cover.
Trivia: LD is in Saint Michael's Hospital; she is not seen outside the hospital again in the series.
Trivia: Degrassi creator Linda Schuyler appears as the teacher in the first sequence after the opening credits.
Product Placement: There are Skippy Peanut Butter signs in the cafeteria, and Wheels is eating a bag of Ruffles Potato Chips which is aimed perfectly at the camera.
Goof: Although there are PA announcements about the Degrassi Tigers sports teams, Luke is wearing a sweatshirt that says "Degrassi Panthers". It's not one of the old Jr. High shirts (which still can be seen from time to time - BLT wears one sometimes) but a pastel colored cut-off sweatshirt.
Trivia: The large, shoulder-mounted camcorder that Lucy uses to shoot the video for The Zits was, at the time that these episodes were made, state-of-the-art and quite expensive.
Trivia: In this episode, Erica catches Liz in the act, and they have a fight, which Mr. Walfish breaks up. Liz's campaign against Erica began in Breaking Up Is Hard To Do.
Trivia: The Zits put a major dent in the roof of Clutch's car while shooting their video.
Product Placement: There is a sign advertising Peanut Butter sandwiches made with Skippy placed outside the cafeteria door.
Trivia: There are several humorous PA announcements asking a student named Drew Peterson to report to the office. The first asks him to report to the office; the second adds that it's for his own good; and the third asks anyone knowing of Drew Peterson's whereabouts to report to the office.
Trivia: There are references to "boom boxes" and "ghetto blasters" in the PA announcements. Those terms were dated even in the 1990s when the series was originally aired.
Trivia: All the Degrassi High Varsity jackets worn by students are absolutely filthy, and all appear to have the number "99" on the sleeve.
Product Placement: There are obvious product placements in this episode, including an open jar of Skippy Peanut Butter on the lunch table where Arthur and Alex are sitting.
Trivia: After considering various names in A New Start (1), The Zit Remedy officially becomes The Zits in this episode.