Scenes from this episode appeared in TV Guide a month before it aired.
There are two versions of the opening of this episode. Joey Caruso called Chris a Negro in the final version. In the original script he called Chris a .
The comment about Broke Back (Mountain) was added after the episode was completed and the movie won an Academy Award.
Guest star Tim Meadows worked with Chris Rock on Saturday Night Live in the early 90s.
Lance Crouther served as consulting producer for this episode. He also wrote episodes Everybody Hates Valentine's Day and Everybody Hates Drew.
Lamont Sanford High School
The name is from the television series, Sanford & Son.
Marvin Gaye High School
It's named after the legendary singer who died in 1984.