- Actor Allusion: In the season 2 episode "Framed For Murder", Jack's childhood dream is said to have been to ride the Tour de France. Nathan Page was a teenage champion cyclist.
- Approval of God: Differences from the novels notwithstanding, author Kerry Greenwood, who wrote the book series, absolutely loves this adaptation — particularly the casting of Essie Davis as Phryne. By Greenwood's own account, she took one look at Davis' audition and went "Her! Her! I want her!"
- I Want You to Meet an Old Friend of Mine: Essie Davis (Phryne Fisher) and Hugo Johnstone-Burt (Hugh Collins) previously worked together in the mini-series Cloudstreet.
- Essie Davis also worked with Nicholas Bell (Murdoch Foyle) in the Bell Shakespeare Company.
- Shout-Out: Several to Antony and Cleopatra.
Trivia / Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries