A scene in the film explains Pat's sex with Japanese subtitles. It then had a worker walking in front of the subtitles while vacuuming so that Pat's sex could not be determined by viewers. When shown on television now the subtitles are no longer included.
"Pulp Fiction" came out in theaters 7 weeks after "It's Pat" premiered, and also features appearances by both Kathy Griffin and Julia Sweeney. Some critics have noted that Sweeney and Griffin both had the distinction of acting in one of the best movies of 1994, and also one of the worst movies of 1994.
In the recurring "It's Pat" sketches on "Saturday Night Live", Dana Carvey portrayed Pat's equally androgynous partner, Chris. Carvey was offered the role of Chris in the movie, but turned it down. Dave Foley took the role instead.