This is the only episode to have a writing credit from Season 1 consulting producer Aron Abrams. Abrams passed away on December 25, 2010 before the series premiered on January 9, 2011.
It is actually dangerous to be in a basement during a hurricane. During a hurricane, you must stay as far above sea level as possible, in case of storm-surge flooding. It would be safer for the kids to be their rooms than the basement.
This episode is the last in the 1ASA production season, but aired as the penultimate episode. As a result of this, Torpedo Jones and Burt Dellalucci who both appear in the Season 1 finale Torpedo make their first broadcast appearances in this episode, he can be seen in shots of the crowd at Lobsterfest.
The Governor in Louise's fantasy sequence was also the Judge in Bob's dream sequence in Sacred Cow.
Louise's prisoner number in her lobster fantasy sequence is 12345.
The promo image of the flashback to Bob and Linda's first date differs from the scene in the final episode. There's no effect on the image, Bob and Linda are clearly in the family's kitchen but are in a different kitchen or restaurant in the actual episode, and Linda appears concerned about Bob's allergic reaction in the promo image but is completely aloof to it in the episode. (see Gallery)
Ocean Ave.'s lobster fest is a reference to the real lobster festival in Maine.
A total of 4.66 million households watched this episode.
The episode received positive reviews from critics.
The script cover shows the Lobsterfest poster.
The Burger of the Day during "Bobsterfest" changes from "Neither Fish Nor Fowl Burger" - (100% Beef) to "One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish Hamburger" to "Neither Fish Nor Fowl" again and back to "One Fish, Two Fish..." again. It is however blank when John Van Horton and the Music Extrusion's drummer is drumming on the board.
Gene's keyboard is mirror imaged when he gives it to the security guard in his first time eating lobster fantasy.