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Trivia

  • A total of 4.14 million viewers watched this episode.
  • The title is a parody of the 1987 comedy Broadcast News, which is mentioned by Tina in the first scene.
  • First appearances of Mr. Grant, Ms. Schnur and Mr. Branca.
  • First appearance of Wagstaff School News, a student led news program at Wagstaff School.
  • Tammy makes her second appearance in this episode, her hair is now colored blonde like it was in the promotional images for Bad Tina. Both Tina and Tammy mention the change of color during the episode.
  • All the names on the list of the Wagstaff School News team apart from Tina, Tammy, Zeke and Andy and Ollie are crew members on the show. Additionally, no last name is given for Zeke and Andy and Ollie's last name is listed as Pesto when it has already been established that the family's last name is actually Poplopovich. On the other hand, Jimmy may have changed his name legally before his kids were born.
  • When Gene says, "Comb me over" the closed captioning says "Come me over."
  • Other ads on the bulletin board include; "Bike sale this Saturday" and "Need a tutor"?
  • Captions seen during Tina's reporting on the 'Mad Pooper' case include; "School Gets New Stools", "Mad Pooper Does A Solid" and "Mad Pooper #1 at #2's".
  • During the video of Tammy framing Tina in the library, posters on the wall include; Read a Book, It'll Last Longer and Got Book?
  • The mask Louise wears when she is hiding in Mr. Fronds's drawer is the one Hannibal Lecter wears in the movie, The Silence of the Lambs.

Goofs

  • Julie is shown to be sat at the end of a row with no seat to her right when Tina enters the auditorium but later on Lenny DeStefano is sat next to her on the right in a close up of the two.


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