- Artistic License – Astronomy: Mars does not in real life have a breathable atmosphere for humans.
- Call-Back: When Candace is calling everyone she knows, among the people she contacts are the head lice, Olga and Chicago Joe who served as her personal trainers in "Lights, Candace, Action."
- Description Cut:Phineas: (Referring to the portal to Mars) "Don't worry, we can fix it! Heh, Candace is probably laughing about it as we speak!"(Cut to Candace on Mars)Candace: PHINEAS!!!!
- Science Fair
- Significant Anagram: When Ferb is speaking to the martians, he says to them, "Meht tuohtiw ton tub enif yas yeht"; this is actually his line "They say fine, but not without them" in reverse.
- Synchronous Episodes: With Unfair Science Fair.
- Villains Out Shopping: Rather literal this time.