This episode features Tim Curry's only appearance on the show where he plays a character other than Skullmaster.
Max: We took out one squid, right Normy?
Norman: I eat giant squids for breakfast!
Butcher: Oui, Messiur. How many would you like?
Norman: Never mind.
Virgil's means of summoning: He calls Max on a nearby pay phone.
Educational epilogue: Jules Verne, prognosticator.
Loosely based on the Nautilus playset from the Doom Zones line of the Mighty Max toys.
Title: Around The World In Eighty Arms
The title is a play on the Jules Verne novel Around The World In Eighty Days. Verne himself is featured in this episode.