Among the many in-jokes (which may become obscured by the mists of time) is Dennis saying, when asked to fix the toilets, that he'd do anything for the girls, "but I won't do that!" - a reference to Meat Loaf's single, "I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)".
Gary Glitter filmed a four-minute cameo appearance as himself but shortly before the film was to be released he was arrested on child porn offenses . The Spice Girls and the production team agreed that his cameo should be deleted from the final print.
Two real world deaths after filming prompted edits to the movie. Mentions of both Princess Diana and the designer Versace were made in the film because they were both alive when the film was made but both died before its release.
In the photography scene the girls dress up as various characters which include: Jacqueline Kennedy; Charlie's Angels; Danny and Sandy from Grease (1978); Wonder Woman; Madonna; a mod girl who resembles Twiggy; and a James Bond girl. Additionally, the girls dress up as each other: Victoria dresses as Baby Spice; Mel B as Ginger Spice; Mel C as Posh Spice; Emma as Scary Spice; and Geri as Sporty Spice.