- This episode was dedicated to the memory of Gordon Kent, Kent worked as an animation timer on the show. His final credit as an animation timer on the show was the episode, The Hauntening.
- This episode first aired in Canada on March 13, 2015, 5 days later than it's US airdate. First time an episode has premiered on a different date in Canda than in the United States.
- The apostrophe in the title of this episode is in the wrong place on Fox's official press release for this episode, it is between the first 'L' and the 'i' rendering it L'il Hard Dad.
- The restaurants address is revealed to be 5721, Ocean Ave.
- When the table read took place in May 2014, Helibobter Dad was the title of this episode.
- Other residents of the apartment block Sheldon lives at are; B. Rader, R. Ludensky, B. Swope, T. Connor and Y. Jeon. Randy Ludensky is an animation timer on the show.
- Movies playing at the movie theatre include "Duck Duck Dead", "Garden Cop" and "Future Dads".
- The stores in between The Hobby Hole are ...ocks O' Clock and Donut Stop Believing.
- From this episode on, Melissa Bardin Galsky is credited by her full name rather than just Melissa Galsky in the cast credits.
- A total of 2.56 million households watched this episode.
- The script cover shows Bob controlling an RC helicopter with Gene behind him looking worried.
- Julie appears in Tina's class in this episode, she was seen in Gene's classes in The Unbearable Like-Likeness of Gene and O.T.: The Outside Toilet.
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