This episode was entitled "New" before being changed to "Just Like In The Movies".
Stephanie Niznik (Nina Feeny) does not appear in this episode.
This is the first appearance of Paul Wesley as Tommy Callahan.
Delia: I'm 10, not stupid.
Madison: Well then, get out of bed. Get your ass to high school. (pause) I never want to say that sentence again.
Near the end in the scene with Ephram and Madison in the bedroom, when the camera is facing Madison at the door, Ephram's left leg is down. But when the camera is on Ephram, his left leg is bent up.