- Acting for Two: The actor who voices Gordy's father also voices Richard the Rooster. Also Frank Welker, a veteran voice actor, provides the voices of the narrator and of the animal's vocal effects, including Gordy's.
- Box Office Bomb: It only made approximately $4 million at the box office against an unknown budget.
- Dueling Movies: With Babe. It even raced to the theaters before Babe was released, though the tactic ultimately did not go over well in the favor of Gordy.
- Hey, It's That Guy!: Cousin Jake is Eb Dawson from ''Green Acres''. In fact, this movie was actually written by the creators of the former sitcom.
- What Could Have Been: Britney Spears originally auditioned for Jinnie Sue, but Kristy Young got the role instead. In the autobiography Spears' co-wrote with her mother, Britney Spears' Heart To Heart, she was okay with it when it turned out the movie flopped.