- All-Star Cast: Featuring Benecio Del Toro, Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Don Cheadle, Topher Grace, Dennis Quaid, and Benjamin Bratt. There are dozens of familiar faces in the supporting roles as well.
- Dawson Casting: The four high school students (who are meant to be sixteen or seventeen) are played by actors ranging in age from 18 to 25.
- Hey, It's That Guy!: Wakefield consults Roger Sterling about eradicating his daughter's possible criminal record.
- And his daughter's boyfriend is Eric Forman.
- Detective Rey Curtis is a Mexican druglord.
- At the government meeting, a host of politicians play themselves: Harry Reid, Orrin Hatch, Charles Grassley, Barbara Boxer, and Bill Weld.
- Carl is played by Don Eladio (or Manny).
- Eduardo is played by Albert, and is just as abrasive as usual.
- Anna is played by Inez Soto.