- This is the first appearance of Kowalski's Six-Foot Whacking Stick. However it is not named as such until Untouchable.
- Skipper refers to the hornet as "sting-tail" instead of what he would call King Julien, Ring-Tail.
- The Hornets have Eastern-European accents.
- The pain elimination helmet previously appeared in I Was a Penguin Zombie to protect the penguins' brains.
- The hornets resemble yellow jackets and lack the venom.
- The only hornets that inhabit North America are entirely brownish at the heads.
- The nest only consists the envelope.
- Once the penguins get back to the base for the second time, Rico's soothing block of ice melts the fastest, suggesting he is the heaviest.
- Mort eyes become more detailed in design in this episode.
- Running Gag: King Julien and Mort kept thinking that the hornets are bees.
- Maurice and Alice don't talk in this episode.
- Antagonist(s): The Hornets and King Julien at the end.
- This is the first episode where a penguin becomes stupid.
- The fourth wall is broken at the end of this episode.
Foul Ups, Bloops, and Blunders
- In this episode, Mort doesn't feel pain, but in other episodes (ex.Popcorn Panic, Operation: Cooties, It's About Time, Eclipsed,Alienated ), he does feel pain.
Behind the Scenes
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