According to Mike, it takes 3000 coffee beans to make a pound of coffee.
The phone number on the van of the pigeon cleaners is blurred out at the beginning of the segment, but it is not at the end of the segment.
Mike claims that he spent 250 nights in hotel rooms last year while filming for this show.
Mike mentions that there are 900 miles of sewer in San Francisco that have to be inspected constantly because if a part of the 100 year old sewer collapses, the city would be overrun by rats, cockroaches, and waste.
According to Mike, the people of San Francisco recycle over 63% of all their trash.
Mike mentioned during the show that on an average trip collecting garbage, they haul 2 & 1/2 tons of trash.
In this episode, in the fishing part, Mike is vomiting over the side of the boat. The vomit is censored, but a little bit of it shows through.
The song used in the promos leading up to this premiere episode was Faith No More's "We Care A Lot", featuring the line used in the commercial: "Well, it's a dirty job but someone's gotta do it".
Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher, Dan Plesac, was mistaken referred to in the narration as Jim Plesac.
Each year over a million baseballs are thrown and each one of them is rubbed with mud.
Each night the Mexican free tail bat flies 100-150 miles per night to feed. During winter they fly 1000-1500 to reach their winter feeding grounds.
The bat colony Mike visited during the show eat over 200 tons of insects per night.