• Phil reveals that he is wearing Hugh Hefner's pajamas, but only after washing them.
  • Grant Wood's "American Gothic", Dali's "The Persistence of Memory", Van Gogh's "The Starry Night", Seurat's "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte", Monet's "Water Lilies" are some of the paintings among the one's Phil stole. Some iconic knick-knacks include Heisman Trophies and The Stanley Cup.[1]
  • Phil wears the "Bulls 33" jersey, owned by retired basketball player, Scottie Pippen, who played for the Chicago Bulls.
  • Phil is shown watching the Tom Hanks movie, Cast Away, an inspiration for his sports balls.
  • Phil's date of birth is revealed to be June 17, 1980.
  • Phil places a photograph on the wall in his mansion featuring his brother, Mike Miller, his mother, Patti Miller, and his father, Reb Miller. Interestingly, Will Forte's real life parents portray Phil's parents.
  • The Kinks' "Apeman" plays as Phil moves into Bonita Estates.
  • Burt Bacharach's "South American Getaway" plays as Phil goes grocery shopping.
  • Buddy Stuart's "Sun Shine on Me" plays as Phil bowls in the empty parking lot.
  • David Allan Coe's "Fish Aren't Biting Today" plays as Phil swims in his margarita pool.
  • Professor Longhair and Earl King's "Big Chief" plays during the end credits.
  • The red car that Phil destroys belongs to Phil's former boss, John Tucker, played by Jason Mantzoukas in a deleted scene on the Season 1 DVD.
  • Will Forte was nominated for a 2015 Emmy Award for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series" and "Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series" for this episode. Additionally, Phil Lord & Christopher Miller received a nomination for "Outstanding Director for a Comedy Series," and Stacey Schroeder was nominated for "Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series".
  • Will Forte received a 2015 Writers Guild of America Award nomination for "Episodic Comedy" for this episode.

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