Buster appears to be riding on a 777 due to the wing structure or maybe even an air bus due to the way the TVs in the filming segment come down. but the animated plane has a tale engine which neither the 777 or the airbus has.
Buster is running his video camera while the plane is taking off from the runway. Passengers are supposed to turn off their portable electronic devices during takeoff.
camera is visible(kind of):In the part where buster is in the fortune cookie factory, the kids show buster a picture of the grandmother, who started the factory. If you look closely at the framed glassed picture, you can see a reflection of the camera guy aka Buster, you can even see a picture of buster on the reflection of the glass!!
Close-captioning throughout the episode misspells the name of Taylor McCullough as Tayler.
When Buster mentions Taylor from the previous episode, close-captioning once again misspells her name as Tayler.
Once again our friends at PBS got their types of planes confused. Buster's dad appears to fly a lear jet but when buster looks out the window in the live action part it is clearly the wing of a 777.
When it shows that Mr. Ratburn says that buster didn't tell the truth about the he wouldn't allow dancing in the class Mr.Ratburns hand turns into the same color of his ear.
When Buster says "I've got Katy and Katey to hang out with now," close-captioning reads "the Katies."
Ivan Tankushev is miscredited in this episode as Yvan Tankushev.
The song lyrics for this and the Salt Lake City episode are not included in the song lyrics section of the official Postcards from Buster website.
Back in "Rodeo Cowgirl", Muffy had a snowboarding halfpipe in her backyard and was very defensive about the sport and her snowboard when Francine insulted them, yet in this episode, Muffy doesn't care for winter sports at all.
During Mattie's Bat Mitzvah when she and Buster are talking, you can see the camera guy ("Buster") in a mirror towards the right.
After the Igloo Contest, while Buster and Mora drives (Who is driving?). you see a woman driving, then look again, it seems a man is driving!
Buster celebrates Shabbat with the family in this episode. He mentions that he celebrated this with Aria in a previous episode, but she did it a little differently.
The controversy due to this episode killed the official government funding for it (PBS Kids Ready to Learn Grant) and funding for future episodes of the program. However, thanks to the generous donations of a group of supporters, Postcards returns in Fall 2006 with ten new episodes.
At the beginning, you see the Puerto Rico map, pointing to San Juan. During the "I forgot to tell you" segment, the Puerto Rico map is pointing to Cataño (Not far from San Juan).
Buster and George enters inside a cow pasture in order to reach the beach. It is 100% illegal to do that, since it is private property!
The "Wait! I forgot to tell you something I learned...," show promo and PBSKids GO! segments are no longer shown at the end of the program, making "Postcards from You" the only bonus segment shown following the actual episode. This is likely due in part to the extended sponsorship message.
Postcards from You: A new segment features postcards from viewers of the program. The postcard in this episode was by Taryn Hansen of Elwood, Utah. He talks about his brother Brin and sister Tracey. He also talks about his hometown, which is a farming town in the mountains. He mentions that his Dad is also a pilot and discusses the local legend of the Bear Lake monster.
Postcards from You: Ava of Maple Glen, PA, discusses her cat named Henry. She adopted him from the SPCA. Both she and the cat are five years old. She says that she really loves him.
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