Mother Bjurkland's daughters are based on The Powerpuff Girls (Inga = Blossom, Ula = Bubbles, Heidi = Buttercup).
It is revealed that Daphne goes crazy whenever she eats chocolate, even a small amount.
This episode reveals that talking dogs are a well-known category of animals, so that even foreigners like the Bjorklunds aren't surprised by Scooby-Doo.
The same actress who appeared as Weena with Vincent Van Ghoul in the zombie movie Me Zombie, is back in another monster movie, this time as "Deena."
This is the first episode to have the "previously on..." recap spoken by Scooby. The recap itself is a spoof and doesn't actually show anything significant, only showing the extravagant meals Scooby and Shaggy have had.
Vincent Van Ghoul's movie that it is shown at the cemetery is a reflection to the 1980 original movie of John Carpenter's The Fog, starring Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Houseman, Janet Leigh and Hal Holbrook.