Mr. Belding mentions that he was a National Guardsman in Indiana. Good Morning Miss Bliss, which this show spun-off of, took place in Indiana.
Slater: What's happening here, Screech? Nobody wants me around anymore.
Screech: Can you blame them, Brillo head?
Screech: Hey, Zack, Slater isn't that great. You could do that too if you had muscles.
Screech: Third place, wow! I once finished fifth in an ALF-lookalike contest.
Slater: (asking if the girls had really called him a 'schauvenistic, musclebound meathead') Did they really say that?
Screech: Hey, would I have the guts to make it up?
Teacher: Hey! This is Study Hall, not Soul Train!
This episode contains one of the clips in the 2nd season's opening credits that shows the three girls in their grass skirts hula dancing at The Max.
This episode contains one of the clips of Slater in the opening credits for all seasons. The clip is Slater towards the end of the episode wearing a Hawaiian shirt and sunglasses. He is at The Max at his goodbye dinner as everyone thought he was going to Hawaii.
This is the first episode with Zack using the "time-out" and "time-in". Such usage is similar to the alien powers that a girl character used in stopping and resuming the clock time, causing moving objects and people to freeze and unfreeze in the TV sitcom Out of This World.