- Hey, It's That Guy! / Voice: A few well-known rappers and black actors.
- Craig's love interest in the first movie, Debbie, was Lisa in The Fresh Princeof Bel Air.
- Willie and Betty (Craig's parents) many will recognize as John 'Pops' Williams and Dee Baxter (respectively) from The Wayans Bros..
- Also, John Witherspoon voices Granddad and Regina King (Dana, Craig's sister) plays both Huey and Riley in The Boondocks (which references their roles in the movie numerous times).
- Damon, from the third movie, would later go on to play Chris's father in Everybody Hates Chris.
- Anybody else wonder when Deebo found his way to Gotham City?
- Before being part of Ocean's Eleven, Bernie Mac was a pastor having an affair with one of Craig's neighbors.
- Tyrone from Next Friday is played by Sticky Fingaz one of early 90's rap group Onyx, plus the TV series Blade.
- Colbert Bump: The video went viral after tweets from comedians such as Mike Nelson, followed by a spotlight on Tosh.0.
- Dawson Casting: Inverted. The video seems to portray Rebecca as a high schooler, despite the fact that she's thirteen. Let alone her male friend, who appears to be even younger. This did not go unnoticed.
- Old Shame: Black already seems to be somewhat ashamed of her participation in Friday.
- Real-Life Relative: It's Rebecca's actual family we see rushing.
- Similarly Named Works: With the movie starring Chris Tucker and Ice Cube. The connection HAS been made, of course.