• The table read for this episode took place on January 22, 2016.
  • The title is a reference to the Irvin Berlin song, "There's No Business Like Show Business" made famous by Ethel Merman. Merman is also referenced in the Pest Control Truck for this episode which is Ethel Vermin Ethical Vermin Exterminators. The Store Next Door references A Few Good Men from which the next episode aired, "A Few 'Gurt Men", takes its name from.
  • This is the first episode in Season 7 not to feature Teddy. Larry Murphy, however, is still credited as voicing Teddy on the end credits.
  • On Fox's press release, David Herman is credited for voicing an announcer but isn't heard in the episode or listed on the end credits.[1]
  • As well as voicing Gayle in this episode, Megan Mullally sings the jingle in the Cat Chef commercial.
  • Among Ian Amberson's clients is a frog wearing a top hat, a likely reference to the Looney Tunes character Michigan J. Frog most associated with the Merrie Melodies short "One Froggy Evening."
  • Ian says the line "guilty as charged" when Bob asks his name. Ian is British and in "House of 1000 Bounces", Bob imitates the pigeon being a British barrister and says the same line in a British accent.
  • The plot of this episode resembles the plot of the Season 3 finale "The Unnatural", involving Bob attempting to get something back that Linda has given away to benefit a family member and Tina getting addicted to a substance.
  • One of the scenes of Gayle asking to borrow money is derived from "Gayle Makin' Bob Sled" when the family is sat at the Thanksgiving dinner table. Gayle doesn't say "$22 for" in the original scene from that episode.
  • Gene references British alternative music band Chumbawamba when Bob mentions Bootsy earning $40,000 a year in 1998 which was when they were most popular.
  • A total of 1.97 million households watched this episode. [2]


  • Mr. Business's snaggletooth appears out the wrong side of his mouth when Bob picks him up after he successfully knocks over a spice container.
  • In the first shot of Bob trying to train Mr. Business in the kitchen, he has two snaggleteeth, the other one coming out the other side of his mouth.


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