• When Petunia is pouring tea for Lammy, Truffles can be seen hiding back in the bushes.
  • For the sake of comedy, when Mr. Pickels runs over Handy's head, Handy's blood makes the road lines that he was going to work on.
    S3E13 Roadpaint


  • Cuddles is seen walking to his car parked on the side of the road with his groceries, but there is no store nearby where Cuddles' car is parked, meaning that instead of parking in the supermarket's parking lot, he walked with his groceries all the way back to the road. The supermarket parking lot must have been fully occupied.
  • This is second time Lumpy has survived an antagonistic role, the first being Stealing the Spotlight.
  • This is one of only three episodes where Lumpy is depicted as a villain in an episode where he doesn't have a starring role. The others are Dunce Upon a Time and Mime to Five.
  • It is unknown why Lammy was happy to see Mr. Pickels at the end, as he is the reason she got tasered and arrested. Perhaps she is easily forgiving.
  • This is the first Season 3 episode to have all of the starring characters survive.
  • Lammy and Mr. Pickels are the last characters to have a starring debut role. They are also the first characters to have a starring debut role since Cro-Marmot in Snow What? That's What!.
  • Petunia is the first character to meet Lammy in this episode (which is Lammy and Mr. Pickels' debut).
  • This is the only episode in which Lumpy is a police officer and does not die.
  • This is the second time where Lumpy works for the police, the first being Don't Yank My Chain. He will later work as a policeman again in A Vicious Cycle.
  • This is the first episode where Lumpy wears sunglasses without taking them off throughout his whole screen time.

Cultural References

  • The title of this episode is a possible rearrangement of the saying "in a bit of pickle", meaning to get into a mess.
  • The moral means that our preconceptions can dramatically alter the way we perceive the world.


  • Handy's death is similar to Mime's death in Doggone It.

Production Notes

  • Nica Lorber has mentioned that she did Petunia's voice in this episode due to Lori Jee being unavailable at the time.

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