While Weird Al Yankovic is doing his infomercial, the little blond boy can be seen mouthing the same words that Weird Al Yankovic is saying, which the boy wasn't supposed to do.
First appearance of Fatman and the animated version of Harvey the Wonder Hamster. The Fatman segment in this episode is "Ice Scream, You Scream " which has Fatman and Harvey doing battle against Weird Al's Evil Uncle Frank and the Procrastinator.
This episode includes the Prodigy-style parody of "Firestarter" on Al's TV.
Show Announcer: Will Al keep his promise to his friends, or will he continue to LIE TO THEM?! AND WHY DO I KEEP SHOUTING?!
This marks the first appearances of Val Brentwood Gal Spy and Cousin Corky.
End Credits: a clip of Weird Al Yankovic's "Gump" music video.
The little blond boy in this episode was actually the director's son.
Weird Al was pushing for this to be the series premiere, according to the commentary on the DVD box set of this show.
This is Weird Al's favorite episode.
Al's magical number 27 appears again in Al's infomercial. The number to call is 555-5127.
Ron Popeil: That boy was our only hope.
Tony Little: No, there is another.
This quote is a reference to the movie, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.
The French Prince of Bel-Air
This show on Al's TV is a parody of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.