This episode scored a 3.7/5 in the overnight ratings.
As of the end of this episode, the character of Fred is no more. Illyria (still played by Amy Acker) has taken over her body for the remainder of the series.
This episode ranked 7 out of 14 WB shows for that week.
This episode received a 2.6 in the national ratings.
This episode received a 91 out of 108 prime time shows.
Spike: What's your favorite color? Whats your favorite song? Who's the goal keeper for Manchester United? And how many fingers am I holding up? You want to kill me. Try. I don't have time for your quirks
Spike: If cavement and astronaunts got in to a fight, who would win?
Wesley: You've been fighting fourteen hours over this.
Wesley: Time is not on our side.
Spike: Nobody is on our side.
Wesley: You're the most beautiful thing I've ever seen.
Fred: You always like blotchy girls.
Spike: We're 007 now without the ponsy suits.
References the James Bond 007 series.
Lorne: If I was you I'd just be Carmen Miranda and die.
References the 1940's actress who collapsed and died on the Jimmy Durante show.