Crichton refers to Minnie Pearl, a singer/performer on the TV show Hee Haw when Ben Browder was growing up. Minnie Pearl was famed for her hats.
Aeryn's reply yo Crichton's comment about Ahkna being scary - "It's the hat" - was an ad lib by Claudia Black.
David Kemper takes responsibility for this episode's title. Although he wanted it to be called "La La La La La La Bomba."
The police station interrogation scene between Crichton and Scorpius was deliberately given a "gunmetal" look to emphasize the difference between Crichton's imagination and Katratzi.
Director Rowan Woods made these sequences a homage to TV police dramas like NYPD Blue.
Francesca Buller's role as Ahkna would have continued into the fifth season of Farscape. There were also plans to bring back some of her earlier creations: the bone-crunching M'Lee from "Bone to Be Wild" and the untrustworthy Raxil from "Scratch 'n' Sniff."
The BBC suggested some alternative titles for the trilogy before deciding not to use one at all - including "Another Fine Mess."