Gunther's absence in the episode as explained by Tinka is he is on medical leave because he just started shaving and had an accident with a razor which resulted in six stitches.
More details are revealed about the Jones and Blue families. Cece and Flynn's mother divorced their father whom is always away on business. Ty and Rocky's mother is a hairstylist and their father is always away on business trips.
This episode marks the first appearance of Rocky and Ty's mother, Marcie Blue.
Although credited Kenton Duty and Adam Irigoyen do not appear in the episode.