• The title of the episode is a reference to the 1995 comedy film Mallrats.
    • Also, the episode's name is a term for a person who frequently loiters in a shopping mall.
  • Francisco speaks for the first time in this episode.
  • Snaptrap's seeming benevolence is possibly a reference to Superman's archenemy, Lex Luthor, who, in John Byrne's reboot of Superman, The Man of Steel, became a corrupt billionaire whose charitable acts were cover-ups for his involvement with Metropolis' criminal underworld, except Luthor never used free muffins to fool the citizens of Metropolis.
  • When Francisco and Larry are lying in the water fountain, the fish on the top of the fountain is Poof from The Fairly OddParents, another Butch Hartman show.
  • This episodes marks Agent Nutz's second appearance.
  • Agent Nutz Joke: Agent Nutz blows up Kitty's lunch and a public toilet.
  • The Little Chipmunk Girl makes her first appearance.
  • Larry makes a non-speaking role.
  • The Pizza Mutt, that Dudley mentioned in the episode, is a parody of Pizza Hut.
  • This episode (and Operation: Happy Birthday) appear as a bonus on the SpongeBob DVD "Heroes of Bikini Bottom."
  • It is unknown why, but Ollie doesn't appear in this episode.

Running Gags

  • Someone calling Kitty a "mean lady".
  • Kitty ruining Verminious Snaptrap's good deeds.
  • Snaptrap talking through his bar of soap.

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