The WB put an advisory warning on this episode before it aired because of suggested content.
This episode scored a 4.4/6 in the overnight ratings.
This episode ranked 6 out of 16 WB shows for that week.
This episode received a 3.1 in the national ratings.
This episode received a 95 out of 122 prime time shows.
Spike: Is this the part where I say, "Who's there?" and something creepy happens? (A shadow moves nearby.)Thought so.
Wesley: Spike has been unintentionally disapparating more and more frequently.
Gunn: Give him 20 minutes: he'll be popping up next to you in the bathroom, making cracks about your . . . Am I the only one he does that to?
Gunn: (Reading) Got it. The dark soul.
Angel: What's it say?
Gunn: A lot. There are over thirty-two hundred different references. Four of them are about you.
Spike: So thats it then, I really am gonna burn.
Angel: Welcome to the club.
Spike: Least I got company, eh? You and me, together again. Hope and Crosby. Stills and Nash. Chico and the -
Angel: Yeah, are we done?
Spike: Never much for small talk, were you? Always to busy trying to perfect that brooding block of wood mystique. God, I love that.
Angel: Not as much I loved your nonstop yammering
Spike: The way you always had to be the big swingy, swaggerin' around barkin' orders.
Angel: Never listening
Spike: Always interrupting
Angel: And your hair. What color do they call that, radioactive?
Spike: Never cared much for you, Liam, even when you were evil.
Angel: Cared for you less.
Angel: Good. There was one thing about you.
Angel: Yeah, I never told anybody about this, but I like your poems.
Spike: You like Barry Manilow
Fred: I"ve never seen anything like you.
Spike: I bet you say that to all the spooks.
Fred: I guess I may have gone over the budget by...
Spike: Put your martyr away Mahatma.
Mahatma is a title in Sanskrit for a religious leader/overseer. It is most associated with Ghandi, the leader of the non-violent protest against English rule in India, as well as other things.
Spike: You and me together again. Hope and Crosby, Stills and Nash.
The first pair refers to Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. It's also a play on words, referring to the folk rock/rock supergroup "Crosby, Stills and Nash".