The episode was originally set to be aired in season 2 according to a teaser trailer that aired, but FOX's announcement on April 23, 2012 proved to be not the case. As of October 23, 2012, the episode was moved to another air date, as Bob Fires the Kids had taken its place. On October 29, 2012, FOX moved Mutiny on the Windbreaker back to November 11 and moved Bob Fires the Kids to November 4.
According to the script cover, the episode was originally going to be called Mutiny on the Windbreak. FOX's later announcements proved otherwise.
The garbage truck that runs over the meat delivered by Demetri is a 'Shear Waste Management' truck, one of which was previously seen in Ear-Sy Rider.
This is the only episode directed by John Rice, a former director on King of the Hill.
This episode contains many horror movie references;
Louise has claws like Freddy Krueger from Nightmare on Elm Street.
Tina's hair looks like like Michael Myers' from Halloween after her head rub from Marco.
In the shots from Captain Flarty's perspective in the restaurant, Linda's apron is missing and after she says "permission given", it appears to be a full length apron insted of only starting at her waist.
The colors of Marilyn's mouth alternate between each other, in some shots her tongue is light red, in others it's the darker red that the other parts of her mouth are colored.
In the casino scene when Gene drops his coins, he slaps coins out of a lady's hands. She then turns into a puppet for a few frames.
At the end as the captain is be escorted away Louise's long toenails have disappeared and she's wearing her normal shoes. They reappear in the next scene when she gets off the bus.