• The episode title is a reference to the term "sob story," which means a person's uninteresting, pathetic, sad moment in their life.
  • This is the fourth episode that had issue date on U.S. but for a schedule change was not issued.
  • This is the third episode entirely related to lies. The first episode was in Lie Like a Dog and the second was in Bluff Puppy.
  • This episode premiered in Latin America on March 20, 2013 before of it premiered in the U.S. 
  • We learned that the innocence of the Little Chipmunk Girl is stated false.
  • This is the first time that the body of Mrs. Ungerman is shown, although it is not revealed, but her legs are only seen throughout.
    • The things that mention Dudley, D.O.O.M. and The Chameleon is obviously a joke with a double meaning.
  • This is the second time that The Chameleon works alongside D.O.O.M., the first time was in Mission: Really Big Mission.
  • Keswick also mentions his three hearts when Dudley cried to get his rocket boots. This could mean that keswicks are easy to fall for crying just like dogs.
    • In the next episode, Hush Puppy, Keswick also mentions his three hearts.
  • In this episode, Snaptrap collects skulls.
  • In this episode, Dudley ate Kitty's doughnut, which would be a reverse version of Watch Dog.
  • When The Chief says The Young and the Petless, it is a parody of the soap opera The Young and the Restless.

Running Gags

  • Dudley pulling nasal hair to cry, so people will give him what he wants.
  • Appearing a striking floating object on top of someone's head (e.g. a light bulb appears floating over the head of Keswick, or a gray cloud over the head of The Chief or Dudley).
  • Dudley, when trying to say he saw his mother in her underwear, he says he saw "things".

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