A laugh track was used in the earlier episodes to parody the sitcom genre. It was later removed by the creators' request, citing the show took "too much internal thinking."

It is revealed that Wendy is a diabetic, after Glenn takes her insulin regulator; Courtney has a bed-wetting problem; Connor's middle name is Martin; and Jackie's birthday is May 2.

In November 2009, Maura Buete, a Florida mother, was outraged that the series contained sexual references by airing in an 8pm slot following SpongeBob SquarePants. In response to several complaints from parents, Nickelodeon moved the show to Friday nights at 10:30.