• This episode along with Spin Fun Knowin' Ya are the only episodes made in 1999.
  • This marks the first explosion in the entire series.
  • This was the final HTF episode of 1999. That meant it was the final episode of the 20th Century and the 2nd Millennium (Although the 20th Century officially ended in the start of 2001.)
  • This is one of ten season one episodes with no quick shot moment in it. The other episodes are Pitchin' Impossible, Hide and Seek, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, You're Bakin' Me Crazy, Meat Me for Lunch, Sweet Ride, It's a Snap, Off the Hook, and Happy Trails Pt. 1.
  • This is the episode where Petunia speaks clear English the most.
  • This is the only episode where Handy wears boots, however him wearing them in this episode may have been a cartoon gag. In every other episode he appears he is barefoot.
    S1E2 Housewarming I have no choice

    Handy with boots.

  • This episode is the first episode in the series to have no deaths.
  • This is the first episode with someone who has a job/occupation (Handy).
  • This is the first episode to use the screaming mouth asset. This would be used until the end of Season 2.

Cultural References

  • The title of this episode is a play on the word "housewarming", which means to celebrate the move to a new home.
  • Handy literally kicked a bucket in this episode. To "kick the bucket" means to die.


  • Petunia's injury is similar to her injury before death in Who's to Flame?, as she is blackened by fire and burnt to the bone.


  • The tree house Handy built is later seen in From Hero to Eternity, though Nutty and Sniffles are inside it.

Production Notes

  • On August 1, 2015, Kenn Navarro confirmed that Petunia survived the ordeal she went through.
    • Kenn stated "@IAmChristian34 She gave the "ok" sign so she lived. Although, she probably wished she hadn't."

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