When Bashful transformed into Agent Bash, his voice sounds different for a good chunk of the story.
This is Bashful's second and last alter-ego (Agent Bash), the first being "The Big Bash" with the titular alter-ego.
This is the second and last time the 7D wear hazmat suits. The first was in "Grim the Dragon".
This episode is a parody of the James Bond franchise.
The climax with Agent Bash and Lotta Glamour faced the laser references the famous scene from Goldfinger.
Shapeshifter's goal was to smuggle sapphires from the 7D's mine, as reference of Goldfinger's Grand Slam plan to smuggle Gold from Fort Knox.
The incounter of Shapeshifter is in a Casino, as a reference to Casino Royale, as Agent Bash Plays a game of Go Fish with the villain.
Doc is the Gadget man called "D" referencing James Bond's gadget man Q.
The chase on skis and getting kidnapped by shapeshifter is from On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
Agent Bash on the snow board is from A View To A Kill.
The Glooms are Odd Jobs with killer bowler hats.
Crocodiles are from Live and Let Die.
The Shapeshifter wears the same uniform as Spectre's leader Number 1 Ernst Stavro Blofeld and the eye patch of Number 2 Emerle Largo.
Sneezy's outfit is based on the outfits worn by Elvis Presley during the latter part of his career. During that time, Elvis performed in Las Vegas, which is a city for casinos and the main setting for Diamonds are Forever.
In the establishing shot where Agent Bash talks to Queen Delightful what he knows about the the villains' plans, Doc's hat is a solid color rather than striped.
While Agent Bash pulls out the Shapeshifter's list, its masthead appears to be hand drawn, but a close up in the next shot shows that the masthead appears printed with the font created for the show. A light colored background is also used around it.