Spinelli's mom gets all the names wrong of Spinelli's friends:
She also gets Miss. Grotkey's name wrong and calls her Miss. Grackey.
This episode features the only appearance of the Ashleys' mothers.
Gus' sandwich keeps changing from lettuce to peanut butter.
Principal Prickly: Hi there, glad you can make it. Your son and/or daughter is a great asset to our school.
This is the first and only episode that makes references of alcohol when Spinelli's fake dad wanted brooze, an alcoholic beverage.
Spinelli's mother's secret agent codename is 005.
Spinelli's father's secret agent codename is 006.
Spinelli's mother refers to TJ as the one Spinellihas a crush on.
April Winchell, in addition to playing Ms. Finster, plays the mothers for four out of six members of the gang. The only one's she doesn't do are Vince's Mom and Spinelli's.
Spinelli's parents are actually secret agents. This is never mentioned again.
005 and 006
Spinelli's parents codenames: 005 and 006 are references to James Bond 007.
Spinelli's Father: 006
At the end of the episode, Spinelli's Father (aka. Agent 006) takes off his shoe and receives a phone call, a reference to Get Smart.