- Recycled Script: This episode has been described as Marges version of "Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie".
- Wag the Director: Josh Weinstein, called Lawrence Tierney's appearance "the craziest guest star experience we ever had". In addition to yelling at and intimidating employees of the show, Tierney made unreasonable requests such as abandoning his distinctive voice to do the part in a southern accent and refusing to perform lines if he did not "get the jokes".
- Write What You Know: Mike Scully based this episode on his own experiences getting caught shoplifting as a kid.
Trivia / The Simpsons S7 E11 "Marge Be Not Proud"