In one part of the episode, SpongeBob runs through a locked door in his house. In some episodes, he is shown to be real weak.
How can the cop give Squidward so many tickets? He had no proof that Squidward did it.
Doesn't Gary hate organic food in "Fungus Among Us"?
"A Pal For Gary" is the first time we see Fluffy Puffy.
Running Gag: Squidward getting littering tickets.
Squidward is already meant to be doing community service every Sunday for the rest of his life as seen in "Good Neighbors."
It is revealed that Gary's full name is "Garold".
"A Pal For Gary" is the second episode where SpongeBob buys another pet. The first being "Dumped".
These were the first SpongeBob episodes to premiere in 2010.
This episode premiered as part of Nickelodeon's "Happy New Premieres".
This is the second time Squidward is forced to do community service. The first was at the end of "Good Neighbors".
The episode "A Pal For Gary" is similar to Gremlins. The scene where SpongeBob buys the pet and the owner warns him is similar to where they bought the Mougli and the owner warns them. Also, when the pet turns into a monster to how the Mougli's turn into Gremlins.