The deleted "Robot Richard Simmons" scene was taken out of "Burns' Heir" because it didn't receive any laughs from the crew. However, when it was shown to fans at David Silverman's college shows and other events, it received a huge amount of laughter.
This is the first time Matt Groening's last name was ever pronounced on the show. At many times, fans pronounced "Groening" as how it looks which also occurred during The Simpsons Game.
Troy McClure was wrong when he said that it would be nutty to ignore the Simpson DNA, but the gun fell into Maggie's hands and therefore has her fingerprints on it.
This is the only Simpsons clip show episode that doesn't have the family sitting around and remembering past events. Instead, the episode is set up like a TV show retrospective.