Goof: As the scene in the kitchen changes from Rudy to her parents, back to Rudy, etc, the number of brussel sprouts on her plate go from three to one, then back to three again.
Denise: Dad, I'd like permission to sleep away from home tonight."
Cliff: Okay. Are you going to sleep at a friend's house?
Cliff: Are you going to sleep at a stranger's house?
Theo: Hey, if Dad lets you go, I'll give you five-hundred dollars.
Denise: You don't have five-hundred dollars!
Theo: Do I look worried?
Blair Underwood and the actor portraying another of Denise's friends are uncredited, even though they have speaking parts.
The band name "The Walking Lemons" seems to be a reference to hit '80s rock band The Talking Heads.