Evil Ash returns in this episode via growing from Ash's severed hand, but this is not the first time this happens. In the comic series Army of Darkness: Ashes 2 Ashes from 2004 (not to be confused with the episodes name), Evil Ash is reborn when Ash's severed hand bonds with a skeleton, and a new Evil Ash is grown around the skeletal remains.
This episode marks the fourth time Ash's girlfriend Linda appears. This time, played by Rebekkah Farrell. She is the fourth actress to play the character, previously played by Betsy Baker, Denise Bixler and Bridget Fonda.