Ashley: Your grandma does know that you're gay right?
Spencer: Well... Do you ever just want people to know without actually telling them?
Ashley: Yeah, all the time.
In the final shot of the episode when the phone rings, the camera zooms in on the phone, but the phone is not lighting up and the Caller ID is blank.
In this episode, it is explained that Madison has been in a rehabilitation center because her parents were afraid she might kill herself. This explains her absence from Love, Child, And Videotape.
In this episode, Ashley is shown to video tape much of her life including things that happened before the series started. But in "First Time",she was awkward and inexperienced with her video camera.
Though credited, Valery Ortiz did not appear in this episode.
The song played when Spencer and Ashley are saying goodbye to Aiden is "Rock Me" by Jill Sobule.
There is an unexplained part in this episode when Debbie has a bottle of alcohol from Ashley's house. This does not make since since Debbie had not previously been to Ashley's.
In this episode Spencer and Ashley finally put their true feelings out in the open and start kissing at the end of the episode.
Clay finally meets his birth mother in this episode.
When Glen is talking to Spencer in her room and threw her notebook and photo back at her, in the background there is a poster of Alexz Johnson as Jude Harrison, Tim Rozon as Tommy Quincy, and Kristopher Turner as Jamie Andrews from Instant Star.
In this episode, we learn that everyone has lost their virginity except for Clay. We learn that Ashley has slept with a girl before, and that Spencer didn't really enjoy her first time. We also learn that Aiden's first time was with a 25-year-old woman. And that Glen can't necessarily remember who his first time was with. Mr. and Mrs. Carlin's first time was in car together, which was how Glen was conceived.
During Ashley's filming of her first time with a girl, you can see an Instant Star picture of Tim Rozon, Alexz Johnson, and Kris Turner from season 1. Instant Star and South Of Nowhere are filmed by the same company, Epitome.
In the beginning of the episode Ashley tells Spencer that she had already made her entry for the video; but later on in the episode we see Ashley making the entry. But this time about first time with girl
It is day time when Spencer and Ashley are looking at Ashley's naked picture and plot to get back at Madison, yet when it pans back to Clay and his date, it is night time.
Paula's dislike for Ashley begins in this episode.
Ashley sings her father's song "Hold On", and when he comes late to comfort her, they sing the song together and hug.
Ashley and Aiden dated at one point.
Aiden got Ashley pregnant a year ago. She planned to keep it but had a miscarriage.
Goof: If you watch carefully you will notice that while Spencer is talking to her Dad outside, her sweater is covering her shoulder then it isn't then it is again.
Goof: When Spencer goes to talk to her dad it looks like she is wearing the same clothes she was wearing the day before. You can tell it's the next day because this is after her nightmare. Later, after she talked to her Dad, she is wearing different clothes.