This episode features former Family Double Dare contestant Jennifer, where with mother Sheila, brother Justin, and father Allen, they were known as 'Blue Bullets' in 1992, where they were against 'Fluffy Hippos'. They are known as 'Red Hot Cocoa' in this episode.
This episode also features former Double Dare 2000 contestants Chad and Gwen, where with mother Cindy, and father Lee, they were known as 'Musical Muellers' in 2000, where they were against 'Lucky Levinsons'. They are known as 'Comeback Kids' in this episode.
This episode features a special guest, actor and musician Drake Bell
Similar to the theme of this episode, Drake was formerly on Double Dare 2000 in two different episodes: One episode being 100 Deeds For Eddie McDowd vs. The Amanda Show and the other being Snow Day vs. The Amanda Show, which is the episode Drake mentions with Josh Peck on the opposing team.
This episode features two teams of families battling in a 4v4 style of Family Double Dare.
This also marks the first episode in the 2018 revival that is not a normal 2v2.
'Red Hot Cocoa' get their name from the Family Double Dare episode Fluffy Hippos vs. Blue Bullets when Justin says 'hot cocoa' is something he puts on ice cream. Since hot cocoa doesn't really go on top of ice cream, it became a running joke in the family.
When Jennifer's family originally competed on Family Double Dare in 1992, John, "wasn't quite old enough to participate", which is why her other brother, Justin, competed with her then. John is finally able to be on Double Dare in this episode.