The film came about due to MGM's successful compilation That's Entertainment! (1974), so producer Peter Rogers decided to do a tribute to "Carry On...".

The last film in the series to feature "Carry On..." regular Barbara Windsor, although she would make her final "Carry On..." contribution in Carry on Laughing's Christmas Classics (1983) five years later.

Of the previous 28 "Carry On" films, Carry On England (1976) is the only one from which no clips are shown.