Due to the numerous music cues, this episode was nominated for a Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing, Television Animation, Music by the Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA, music editor Bob Beecher
In 'Desperately Xeeking Xena,' the Collector has the following prisoners preserved in Mylar bags: Leonard Nimoy as Spock, Bob Denver as Gilligan, the robot from 'Lost in Space,' Jeri Ryan as Seven-Of-Nine, series creator Matt Groening, Tom Baker as (the Fourth) Doctor Who and Yasmine Bleeth in her 'Baywatch' swimsuit.
The third and final segment, 'Life's a Glitch, Then You Die,' deals with the histeria caused by the so-called Y2K bug. It was believed that when the date switched from 99 to 00 on most machines, the system would think it was 1900 rather than 2000 and would glitch, crashing all the world's computers. This episode aired about two months before December 31st, 1999.