- Carlos Alazraqui voices Frankie G.. He also voices other Nicktoons such as the titular character of Rocko's Modern Life and Winslow in CatDog.
- Max Casella voices two of Frankie's friends.
- Arnold prefers pinball to video games.
- Frankie G. calls Arnold "Triangle face"; however, Arnold's head is the shape of a half cicrle.
- Gerald has a siren noise-maker that once belonged to his grandfather.
- The episode's title is a reference to the 1966 song "Cool Jerk" by The Capitols.
- When Harold hurts his nose playing dodgeball, Helga calls him "Rudolph", in reference to the character of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.
- Frankie G. is a parody of "Fonzie" from the TV series Happy Days.
- Next to the entrance to Frankie G.'s apartment there is graffiti saying "The Irons!" with a head below it which has a similar look to Iron Maiden's mascot Eddie on their debut album.
- The character Chas comes from the film Performance.
- Frankie G. high fives a man in his apartment wearing a combat jacket and mohawk similar to Travis Bickle from the film Taxi Driver.
- Frankie G. takes Arnold to a motorcycle-themed movie called The Wild One. This is an actual 1953 film, starring Marlon Brando and Lee Marvin.
- The water tower at the end says "LOWTWATER". Steve Lowtwait is a layout designer on the show.