• Stoop Kid is voiced by Danny Cooksey, and this is his only speaking role in an episode throughout the series. He was the star of Nickelodeon's Salute Your Shorts, had a brief appearance in the movie Terminator 2: Judgement Day and was the voice of Montana Max on Tiny Toon Adventures.
  • Stoop Kid reads the book The Little Engine that Could which is a moralistic children's story. The book is used to teach children the value of optimism and hard work. However, some critics would contend that the book is a metaphor for the American Dream.
  • Stoop Kid also appears in the episodes "Cool Party", Eugene, Eugene! and Arnold Betrays Iggy.
  • This episode spawned the Internet meme "Stoop Kid's Afraid To Leave His Stoop!"
  • Helga is absent for the first time in the series.
  • First episode to feature an urban legend, with Gerald as the Keeper of the Tale.
  • A live-action re-enactment of this episode was made for YouTube on May 5th 2011. A music video was also uploaded on October 22nd 2015.

Moral: Be positive and don't be afraid to face your fears.

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