Howard Stern was originally scheduled to make a guest appearance in this episode, but had to cancel at the last minute.
Maya Rudolph does not appear in this episode, because she is on materinty leave. Horatio Sanz does not appear in this episode, though he was present at dress rehearsal.
The "Lazy Sunday" digital film was co-written by Chris Parnell, Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer and directed by Taccone.
The sketch "Space War 2148" actually based on a sketch from Andy Samberg's unsold TV pilot Awesometown. Samberg reprises his role as Glirk the alien; Jack Black plays Steve the spaceman (which was originally played by SNL writer and Lonely Island member, Jorma Taccone on Awesometown).
During the "Sbarro" sketch, Amy Poehler cracks up when Rachel Dratch was being raised in the air by the wind.
Darrell Hammond's microphone is not turned on in time during "Appalachian Emergency Room."