The title is a parody of an earlier episode title Bart Gets an "F", which was parodied earlier in Bart's Dog Gets an F. Since Lisa cheated, a more appropriate title would have been Lisa Gets an F. The ending of the episode was also similar to Bart Gets an "F", where Lisa tapes the test with an "F" on it, stating that is her true grade that she deserved.
During Lisa's daydream that she has failed to qualify for Harvard University and now must consider Brown University, she ends it by chanting "Brown, Brown, Brown" as she returns to reality. Ian Maxtone-Graham inserted that as a joke, as he is a graduate of Brown University.
Wendell can be spotted with brown hair early in the episode.
When Chuck is seen in class, at one point, his shirt is lavender.