When the network canceled the show, the writers dubbed Megabyte's fighter ships "ABCs" and inserted the line "The ABCs - they've turned on us. The treacherous dogs!" in the finale.
Though ABC canceled the series after two seasons, Mainframe produced a third season (and eventually some TV movies) for Canada which eventually aired on cable in the United States. Without ABC to insist upon stories suitable for young children, the episodes took on darker tones.
The character Enzo Matrix a.k.a. Matrix is the only one to appear in every episode.
When BS&P was involved with Seasons 1-2, the writers had to follow a lot of their guidelines on what they can't show on their cartoon. Such rules like forbidding the game or word "hockey", nothing too sexual or violent was to be presented, and the word "wuss" was taboo during certain occasions.
The series ran into numerous problems with ABC's Bureau of Standards and Practices, leading the makers to insert numerous jokes about "BS&P".
Feather McGraw who made five cameo appearances in the series, is never given a name on screen. But is clearly the same Feathers McGraw from "The Wrong Trousers".
During pre-production of the series, all the characters were going to be binomes. However animators have successfully achieved in creating a handful of human-like character for the series. The models of the binomes were really easy to change and alter to end up creating a whole cast of extras for the cartoon. As the series progress, more human like characters were introduce than in the first season.
The Episode with No Name (#3.8) is a nod to one of Clint Eastwood's famous characters - The Man with No Name.
The code the character Phong uses to unlock the Mainframe Principle Office's secrets throughout the series is "YADDAYADDAYADDA!" In the third season, this code is seen partially written out in binary on a machine of Megabyte's.
There were plans for the fourth season to include 12 episodes broken into three films, along with a 13th musical-special episode, but the final five episodes were never produced.
The end of Season Three features a musical summary of the events of that season. It is done to the tune of "Modern Major General' by Gilbert and Sullivan, from "The Pirates of Penzance"
In the episode identity crisis part 2 when Dot goes to visit Fong the penguin from Wallace and Gromit can be seen.
On May 30, 2008; a 2 part web-comic made by "Zeros 2 Heroes" was posted online which contains a story on what happen after the events of "Crouching Binome, Hidden Virus". However the comic was not canon to the original series and eventually discarded by fans and even Rainmaker.
Originally there was going to be a spin-off learning series with the binomes as the character. It never went into production, however a concept art sheet can be seen in the Reboot Art Book.
In ReBoot: In The Belly of the Beast (1994) mild profanity was used in one scene, which Old Man Pearson calls Megabyte a "git".
Megabyte materializing from the fire at the end of the opening credits in ReBoot: Firewall (1997) mirrors the Terminator endoskeleton materializing from the fire at the end of the opening credits sequence of Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991).
Captain Gavin Capacitor and the crew of The Crimson Binome are pirates. Although Captain Capacitor and the crew of The Crimson Binome are a nod to swashbuckling pirate movies. It's considered to be clever writing. Cyberpiracy is when someone engages in illegal or unethical activities on the internet.
In The United Kingdom CITV cancelled the Show after Series 3 Episode 9 Return Of The Crimson Binome in 1999 due to parents complaining about the show getting too dark for kids to watch which means most Series 3 Episodes and Series 4 Episodes were never broadcast on CITV in the United Kingdom disappointing many fans of the Show from the United Kingdom.
When Shown In The UK On CITV 2 Episodes, To Mend And Defend, And, Between A Raccoon And A Hard Place, Were Not Beoadcast Due To The Violence.
The arc in Season 3 which a Mad Max-like Matrix and AndrAla hopping from system to system as they search for Bob and get back home to Mainframe is influenced by Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) Sliders (1995) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983).
Dot Matrix shares her name with the robot from the classic Star Wars spoon Spaceballs (1987).
The voice of Ray Tracer was provided by Donal Gibson brother of actor and director Mel Gibson. Matrix's look was influenced by the Mad Max (1979) movies. Mel Gibson played Max.
Series 2 Episode 5 Painted Windows Was Never Braodcast On CITV In The United Kingdom In The 1990s Due To Hexadecimal Being Too Scary For Many Kids From The United Kingdom To Watch.
Dot Matrix's uniform is almost similar to the uniform worn by Kira Nerys in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993).