Free DVDs of this episode were given away in the September 3, 2004 issue of Entertainment Weekly.
This episode was #10 on The Futon Critic's Top 50 Episodes of 2004 list.
We learn that the brother that becomes president is
This episode was filmed in Austin, Texas. Every episode after this episode was filmed in Los Angeles.
Future Courtney: There were some dark hours during his presidency. And it was in those times he said 'the wrong brother became president.'
(about the pot)
Bobby: Why does she have to smoke that stuff?
Jack: Why do you care?
Bobby: She's different afterward.
Jack: Yeah, bearable.
(about the bonfire)
Jack: C'mon, get ready I'll take you to the thing.
Bobby: Really? What do they burn at this thing?
Jack: 8th graders.
Adam Chasen: To win you need hunger. Governor McCallister -- he was hungry.