The fraternity that Seth the Robot belongs to in Gene's robot college fantasy is Delta Pi Omega (ΔΠΩ)
One of the halls at Robot College is named "R2-D2 Hall", a Star Wars reference.
The episode's title is a parody of the 1975 film, Dog Day Afternoon. The episode's script cover also parodied the cover of the film. Along with the title and script cover, it parodied some of the scenes from the film.
In this episode, Gene has a daydream about "Robot College", a parody of college and robot movies, combined into a montage. The music score in the background of this scene bears a strong resemblance to the Burgerboss score featured in Burgerboss.
The cop monitoring the call between Louise and Mickey removes his headphones every time Louise shouts due to the sheer volume.
First Oceanside Savings Bank appears for the first time in this episode. In Season 1 the bank does not appear on Ocean Ave., between Yours Truly and Reflections are a green building, a yellow building and an orange building, and a building is located between Reflections and the hotel on the corner. From Season 2 onwards the sequence goes Yours Truly, Bank, yellow building, Reflections then the Hotel.
A total of 4.40 million households watched this episode.
The episode received positive reviews from critics.
The script cover is divided in two. The top shows Bob's head, the bottom shows a huge crowd of people, with Tina holding a sign that says "Hi, Mom."