Filming Locations: At one point, a Mississauga transit bus can be seen in the background.
Chris' assignment handed in to Ms. Tina Nolan: "How I'm Going To Bone You Tonight". By Chris Collins.
Notable Differences from the UK Version: - Tina's storyline is interspersed between episodes in the UK version, not given a centric-episode.
Stanley is late for class and misses a whole day of school later on in the episode, despite being told that he would have to repeat the year if he missed any more class in a previous episode.
Notable Differences from the UK Version:
- Tea sketches like Maxxie from the UK version, but the sketches shown are less erotic (portraits) compared to Maxxie's genital sketches.
- Betty/Abbud seduces Tea (a gay character) just like Tony tries to seduce Maxxie (UK)
Notable Differences from the UK: Anwar in the UK version (Dev Patel) was practically hairless. Abbud has got much more body hair.
Tea says that her family doesn't believe her when she says she's a lesbian. This is very similar to the complaints of the character Emily in the UK version (particularly season 3) where Emily's twin sister and parents also don't believe she's a lesbian.
Tony performs some boxing moves when he gets up in the morning. The actor that plays Tony (James Milo Newman) actually trained and boxed in real life.
The mailbox outside of Tony's blonde neighbour's house reads "S SMITH". This is a little hidden tribute to the director Scott Smith.
Tony sees the blond neighbor getting her mail from a curbside mailbox. This is clearly an out of place prop because most urban areas (as in Toronto) use large community postal boxes, in addition to still being hand-delivered in some areas.
Notable Differences from the UK Version: - Instead of starting with Tony Snyder waking up (UK), the episode opens Eura Snyder outside her house
- Tony's bed sheets have spiders on then whereas in the UK version there were naked bodies - Tony doesn't play music as he exercises while in the UK version, Tony played music quietly
- Tony's boxers are black and white while in the UK version they were plain white
- The lady across the street is dark haired in the UK version but blond in the US version - Just 3 (bleeped) f-words while the UK version has no shortage of swears
- Daisy is the substitute character for Jal of the UK version; their instrument interests have changed as well: Daisy plays the trumpet, but Jal plays the clarinet
- On the bus, Stanley watches a video of Michelle while Sid (UK) only had pictures (technology has helped a bit here)
- Cadie is the substitute character for Cassie (UK)
- Tea is the substitute character for Maxxie (UK)
- Abbud's name is slightly altered from Anwar (UK)
- Cadie pees in the bush after the ordeal instead of Anwar (UK)
- Chris doesn't end up getting left behind when the car goes into the water while in the UK version, Chris and his girlfriend from the house party get left behind
- Many of the actual scenes of the US version are very similar to the UK version but they are arranged in a different order