Unlike the television episodes, the film is not a BBC production and there are no references to the corporation on the DVD release (2003). The budget for the film was £250,000 and it was backed by Lew Grade's company ITC Entertainment.
What sort of pie is this?
Godber: Fruit pie.
Banyard: Yes, I realised that. I merely wondered what sort of fruit.
Godber: I dunno, it just comes out of a tin marked "Fruit Pie Filling".
Banyard: So, we have no clue to its origins?
Lotterby: No, it's not oranges. It's more like, er... plum or ...
Godber declares that the model aircraft he's constructing is a Spitfire, but it's clearly a P51 Mustang.
The song over the final credits ends abruptly with the sound of a prison door being slammed.