UK Viewers are treated to a version of "Wheels on Fire" performed by Deborah Harry. Due to licensing rights the song is replaced with a non-vocal version for US release. The song was put back into the show for the reruns when shown on Oxygen.
Emma went to school with Saffy.
Apparently Saffy was doing Humanitarian Aid work in Africa for close to a year.
This episode was broadcast on BBC One first unlike the rest of the season.
Saffy: Im not thinking that mom.
Eddy: Actually, can I say darling... you may be looking quite well but not so thin yourself. Do I detect a slight thinkening sweetheart. Do you know what that is darling? Cruel genetic fate! You are turning into me! The sausage shape that comes to us all.
Saffy: It's a self-induced idignation.
Eddy: Yeah because you are now fat, fat, fat, fat, fat, fat, fat, fat! That word that has haunted me my whole life can now be a spector to you! Ohhh yeah, I'm not the only bloated one around here anymore, am I darling? Ohh! I mean I know I might eat and drink a little bit too much, but what's your excuse eh, lardass? How did you get so fat on AIDS rations?
Saffy: I'n not fat! I'm pregnant!
Saffy: What do you think?
Eddy: Darling, I think you should tell people as soon as you see them. You don't want them thinking you're fat.
The Spice Girls
This episode makes several references to Emma Bunton's old career move, as a singer in The Spice Girls.
The Katy Grin book was to make fun of the many reporters who tagged along with U.S. and U.K. troops who followed them into the Iraq war.