• The name of this episode is a pun of the phrase "nuts and bolts", which means the essential elements of something.
  • This episode shows that Kitty has a strong dislike for her mom.
  • This is the fourth time that Dudley is dressed like a knight. The first time is in Mom-A-Geddon, the second time is in Time Waits for No Mutt, and the third time is in Bluff Puppy.
  • This is the second time that Kitty and Dudley get sick.
  • This episode aired on Nickelodeon Latin America and Nickelodeon Brazil before airing in the U.S.
  • At the end of the episode, Dudley says that he has "super intelligence" as a result from the last lightning bolt he was hit by. This may mean Dudley will be smarter in later episodes.
  • This is the second time that the Brain Scanner is used. The first was Dog Tired.
  • According to Dudley's clairvoyance ability, Kitty will be married with Eric in the future. But, when Dudley is about to reveal more information about it, he is interrupted by lightning that causes him to go back to normal.
    • However, Dudley's line "But my name is not Eric" after he is back to normal could possibly hint that he is the one who is going to marry Kitty. The fact that Dudley sounded like he was going to warn Kitty about a major detail concerning who Eric is might hint that he's really a villain or just generally a bad person. However this can't be confirmed until a possible future episode explaining this detail.


  • Continuity: In this episode, Keswick has human-looking feet and eleven toes, six toes on one foot and five toes on the other. However, in Toast of T.U.F.F. he is shown to have webbed feet with three toes each.
  • Kitty says she has nine lives, but in Doom-mates, she was down to her last one because The Chameleon blasted them away.
  • In the closing credits of this episode, the Little Chipmunk Girl is voiced by Grey DeLisle is added, but this character didn't appear in the episode, it might be a oversight.
  • When Dudley is struck by lighting, the rusts on his knight suit disappear.
  • When D.O.O.M. is in the T.U.F.F. jail cell, Francisco is not there. But when Snaptrap is pacing, Francisco is sitting on a bunker.
  • Snaptrap's left arm moved bars in a couple of shots.
  • When Snaptrap looks at his phone he is right near the wall. But when he has handcuffs on him he is next to a pile of coins.
  • When Dudley is looking at the future, the banana that he was holding disappears.

Running Gags

  • Dudley telling people "to take a step to the left", to stop them from being hit by something (or in The Chameleon's case, to be hit by something).
  • Snaptrap's bad breath.
  • Dudley stalling after Kitty asking if she is going to marry Eric in the future.
  • People telling Snaptrap to face the wall if he wants to talk to them.

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