In an odd quirk, a repeat of this episode was advertised by the Comedy Network in Canada ( prime broadcaster for Puppets Who Kill) as the finale for season 4 on May 25, 2006. As it turned out, the last new episode for season 4, 'Buttons the Ghost', was aired on June 22, 2006.
Buttons paid his workers $ 3.00/hour to make dolls he sold for $ 25.00 each.
It is revealed in this episode that Mr. Twinkly was the man who first built Bill.
The entire episode ( including the opening and closing credits) is shown in black and white.
No first name is mentioned for Quigley at any time in the episode, which includes the funeral notice in the paper Dan looks at.
This episode uses computer imaging for the background of many of the driving scenes.
The phone # listed on Bill's business card was (416) 555-9090.
If you look closely, you can that Buttons has a framed picture of Betty Page, notorious fetish/bondage pin-up model of the 50's, on his bedroom wall.
Headline on City Star paper Dan is reading when Cuddles enters the room: INSPECTORS SEIZE TOXIC MINESTRONE- NO SOUP TODAY!
Odds posted by Bill and Rocko for Dan's death at the hands of the Colonel:
5- 1 : Shot & Stuffed
4 - 1 : Sliced & Diced
10 - 1 : Flagellation
40 - 1 : Tarred & Feathered
The Evil Head mentions that three of Bill's secret fears are fire, spiders and chocolate cake.
It is mentioned during the episode that Buttons has had sex with more than 4,000 women.
When Rocko is shown tied up on his bed, you can see that Rocko, in the past, appears to have scratched his name into the headboard of his bed with a nail or something sharp.
It is mentioned during this episode that Bill was adopted.
The majority of the episode, except for the closing moments, is shown in black and white.
As Tiger Jones refills a glass of beer for Buttons, one can see the following markings on it: 1/4 man, 1/2 man and real man.
Full title for book Dan shows Buttons: Real Men Don't Pee - How to ' win in your business and personal relationships by Hector Wafker
In the scene where Dash Dagger tells Evelyn he's the head greeter, Puppeteer James Rankin moved Dash Dagger too far to the left and he went into some of the clothes hanging up this caused Kim Poirier and the crew to crack up with laughter. The outtake can be seen on the First Season DVD.
As the TV newsman pronounces Bobo's obit, the comemorative picture behind his head is captioned, "BOBO A GONER!"
Chevy, host of the impaled people telethon, mentions that his biggest role on TV as ' First Lightly ' in the 80's action series The Big Stick.