- No Export for You: Although the game was only released in Japan, the text is written entirely in English. There were plans for an international release, but the release was cancelled, most likely due to poor sales of the (required) SNES Mouse.
- Referenced by...:
- The game is referenced in Pokémon Red and Blue and their remakes as a SNES game being played in Saffron City ("A game with MARIO wearing a bucket on his head!").
- The bucket appears in Kirby Super Star as treasure and Super Smash Bros. Melee as a trophy.
- The boss Junker from Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story has an attack where he drops trash bins on Mario and Luigi's heads and they both end up stumbling around blindly just like this game where they move on their own with their arms out.
- Wanda herself makes an appearance as a spirit and has a spirit battle in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate where you even fight against hernote , Mario, Peach, and Yoshi.
Trivia / Mario & Wario