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Tim has a Wolverine keychain on his key ring
Music: The Bluetones - Bloodbubble
The extras in the background of the pub Tim and Daisy are in are all visitors of the fansite Spaced-out.org
The scene when Tim and Duane and Daisy are in the booth in the pub had to be re-shot at the end of series filming because the sound was very bad thanks to the very loud band practicing next door.
There wasn't enough in the budget for it until Simon & Jess persuaded Channel 4 to part with some money for some specially made trailers. They made the very basic trailers and used the spare cash for the re-shoot. Cheeky!
Although a main character, Twist only appears in this episode in the form of a shadow…
One of the comic book artists that Sopie suggests is Peter Gibbons, who is a character in the cult film Office Space, played by Ron Livingston. 'Peter Gibbons' is also used as a character name in The Office.
Although a main character of the show, Twist doesn't appear in this episode.
The battle- bot that appears in the episode and throughout the season is called "Private Iron".
Daisy's middle name is Anne.
Private Iron's command boot up: COMMAND.COM, LOAD BIOS, AXE ON/AXE OFF, FRIED GOLD 75%, ORAC:SET, ZEN:CHECK, 7 ZARK 7:ON, TO. ROM. I.O., CONTROLLER.FAT, COMSPEC.EXE, BERTHA.DAT, LOG CROSSOVER, CHOCKABLOCK - ACTIV, PARITY SET, MEMORY SET, SYSTEM STATUS, OK.
We learn in the episode that Mike actually works as a Crossing Guard.
The gang live at 23 Meteor Street, Tuffneil Park.
The aunt who dies and leaves money to Daisy is 89 year old Samantha Steiner.
The music which accompanies Daisy's voiceover at the start of the episode is 'Rhapsody in Blue' by George Gershwin.
The band at the pub playing "Is you is or is you ain't my baby" is lead by Simon Pegg's father.
The characters during the episode are given DJ names in the club scenes, as follows:
Tim – Timothy B.
Mike – Mike Le Watt
Twist – Twist O' Lemon
Daisy – Happy Daiz
Tyres – Wilfred B*ramble
Brian – Brian Can't
Tim is playing Resident Evil 2 on play station, however for one scene the character Leon shoots a pistol with the sound effect of a shotgun preceded by the sound of a shotgun shell falling and cocking of a shotgun
In this episode, Simon Pegg is seen playing a video game where cops are killing zombies.
On top of it being the inspiration for the movie Shaun of the Dead, the idea of cops with attitudes is the inspiration for Pegg/ Frost's Hot Fuzz movie.
This episode was the key inspiration for Shaun of the Dead, a movie starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, written by Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright (main director of the series), and directed by Wright.
In Daisy's drug-induced haze she hears the theme to 'The Magic Roundabout'. This later plays during her 'performance art'.