Goof: On the drive-in date flashback, Doofenshmirtz's white disco coat turns green when he gets in the car, but goes back to white when the scene changes to the outside POV (when Linda tells him to get the car speaker).
Irving appears in this episode and only has one line of dialogue (actually fewer than Ferb, who had three).
Phineas and Ferb do the same dance during the song as they did in Mix and Mingle Machine and Mother Nature Won.
The "Kronk for Hire" cue plays as Dr. Doofenshmirtz educates Perry about and warns him that they are going to crash into Mount Kilimanjaro.
Zanzibar (the name of the band that sings "What Do It Do?") is the name of the episode of a 1996 musical episode of Rocko's Modern Life that won Phineas and Ferb co-creators Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh an Environmental Media Award (EMA).
The episode shows Linda's inspiration of becoming a pop star and Doofenshmirtz taking over the Tri-State Area from her suggestion of starting small.
Dr. Doofenshmirtz drove an AMC Gremlin to the drive-in movie theater.
This episode has Linda mirroring Candace's behavior, trying to convince Lawrence of the strange gizmo as Candace tries to convince Linda of the boys' creations.
It is revealed that Doofenshmirtz once dated Linda.
Isabella: I wonder what would make someone wanna build something to destroy romance in the first place.
Ferb: Well, if you reverse-engineer the human heart, you're bound to find love at it's core.
Buford: And gross, squishy red stuff!
Ferb: Yes. Love and gross, squishy red stuff.
Irving: And ventricles!
Ferb: Actually, I think "ventricles" is already covered in "gross, squishy red stuff".
Baljeet: You know, Isabella, I sometimes wonder if it was mere coincidence that you and I were chosen to portray the young, happy couple.
Isabella: "Chosen"? Baljeet, you charged into that empty chair like a crazed bull!
The episode shows Doofenshmirtz at one time dated Linda and she was the one who convinced him to try to takeover the Tri-State Area, which was mentioned in the 2009 Radio Disney premiere.
Zanzibar is an island off the coast of Africa which is part of the United Republic of Tanzania. Billy Joel also has a track called "Zanzibar" on his 1978 album 52nd Street. However, it's the story of a bar named Zanzibar, not reverse engineering.
Towards the beginning of the episode, Phineas and Ferb are seen watching The Uncovery Channel, which seems similar to the Discovery Channel, including the title.
Lawrence's tale about Whiskershire mirrors the story of The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
In one scene, Phineas addresses Isabella, Buford, Baljeet, and Irving as "Friends, Bullies, Irving" similar to "Friends, Romans, Countrymen" from Mark Antony's speech in the William Shakespeare play.
Candace dances and sings "It's a Busting Feeding Frenzy; Stay outta water!" in a similar manner to the game.
"The Uncovery Channel" is a parody of the Discovery Channel, which shows mainly documentary programmes.
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