This episode scored a 5.2/9 in the ratings.
This episode ranked 3rd out of 14 WB shows for the week.
Ranked 92 out of 111 prime time shows.
The "fish people" in this episode strongly resemble the Silurians from Doctor Who and go into the sea at the end of the episode in a very similar shot to the Sea Devils, or aquatic Silurians, in the 1972 Doctor Who story.
"Go Fish" is Wentworth Miller's first on screen credit.
Buffy: I'm a swim groupie.
Buffy: Oh yeah. You know, there's just something about the smell of chlorine on a guy. Oh, baby.