- Enforced Method Acting: According to this video, Virginia Madsen was hypnotized and given a Trigger Phrase on set whenever filming the scenes where her character encountered Candyman. She became increasingly uncomfortable with it and eventually had it removed.
- Hey, It's That Guy!: Ted Raimi appears in the beginning of the first film for all of a minute.
- Star-Making Role: Tony Todd had some notable roles before (most notably in Platoon and the remake of Night of the Living Dead (1990)), but this was the film that made him a horror icon.
- What Could Have Been: Coupled with WTH, Casting Agency? in that the original choice for the Candyman role was Eddie Murphy.