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- While Larry King lent his voice to episodes of [The Simpsons], this was the first time that he voiced a character other than himself in an animated movie or television series.
- Puss-in-Boots, an orange tabby, says, "I hate Mondays." A clear reference to Garfield the Cat, a fat orange tabby, who also constantly says "I hate Mondays."
- This was the first sequel ever nominated for an Oscar as Best Animated Feature.
- The gigantic Gingerbread Man that storms the castle of Far Far Away, is a reference to the "Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man" from Ghost Busters.
- The potion the fairy godmother gives to the King to make Fiona fall in love with the first man she kisses is labeled "IX", making the bottle "Love Potion Number 9".
- An initial story concept was to have Fiona's father, King Harold, appear nude throughout the film, as in "The Emperor's New Clothes".
- John Cleese and Julie Andrews recorded most of their scenes together at the same time, an unusual practice for an animated film.
- The producers swear that when they decided to put a Sir Justin (Justin Timberlake) poster above Princess Fiona's bed, they had no idea that Cameron Diaz had just started dating the singer in real life.
- As donkey passes out he says, "I'm Coming Elizabeth," a reference to Fred Sanford from the sitcom [Sanford and Son].
- When the King of Far Far Away (John Cleese) excuses himself to go speak to the Fairy Godmother, he refers to his old injury from the crusades acting up. This is a reference to Basil Fawlty's (also Cleese) "old war wound" acting up as an excuse for his actions in the series [Fawlty Towers].