GOOF: When Mrs. Sherwood is arguing with Leroy about his homework, she wads up the same sheets of paper twice.
TRIVIA: Madonna screen-tested for a role in the movie. She later did the same for the TV series version of the film.
Hilary: (about Leroy) Son derriere noir... c'est formidable!
Lisa: Wow, I love your accent. What did you say?
Hilary: I dig his black ass.
Miss Berg: (to Lisa) Less lip, Monroe, more sweat!
Dancer: (about Miss Berg) She's just a bi*ch.
Doris: I hate Ralph Garci! I must remember this feeling and use it in my acting!
Leroy: I's young, I's single, and I loves to mingle!
Shorofsky: No! No! No! Hold the bow like this! Not like this! This isn't your dick you're holding! It's a violin bow! Hold it with respect, like...
Bruno: ...Your di*k?
Montgomery: Never being happy isn't the same as being unhappy. Is it?
Doris: I'm about as flamboyant as a bagel.
Lisa: (talking to a black girl during the audition) I like your nose ring. Did it hurt, or is that ethnic?
Received 8 nominations (Oscar, Eddie, Bafta, César, Golden Globe, Grammy, WGA Award, Young Artist Award), won 4 awards (Oscar, Bafta, Anthony Asquith Award, Golden Globe, Gold).
The movie runs 134 minutes.
Only Lee Curreri (Bruno), Gene Anthony Ray (Leroy), Debbie Allen (Lydia) and Albert Hague (Shorofsky) appear in this episode, of all the series cast. Other characters were played by different actors than the ones in the TV series.