There are three small pink snails hidden throughout each episode.
In 1998, rumors started circulating that former host Steve Burns had died following drug-related problems. The rumor became so serious that Burns appeared on The Rosie O'Donnell Show to reassure his young audience that he was alive and well.
Blue was originally going to be a bunny, then a cat, but they changed it because there was already a Nickelodeon show starring a cat. It was also going to be orange.
This one-hour episode aired in primetime from 7-8 P.M. eastern on a Sunday. It is billed as a TV movie and runs about 50 minutes, not including a single break. Originally slated to air on September 10, 2006, the premiere date was pushed up to August 6. It repeated the next day at 10 A.M. on both Nick Jr. and Noggin and will air again on Nick Jr. at 10 A.M. on Friday, August 11. It is also available on Nick Jr. video and Comcast on Demand.
The closing credits include the dedication "In Loving Memory of Paul Beard." 'Paul Beard' was an animator for the show who died in a car crash in 2005.