|B-TV teaches people about compassion using a variety of skits and sketches.
The passage of Shakespeare quoted in this episode is spoken by Portia in "The Merchant of Venice."
The name of Dan Perdue (the announcer on the game show "Who's Got Compassion?") is a reference to Don Pardo, longtime TV announcer.
The name Dale Martwinkle (host of the "Who's Got Compassion?" game show) is an anagram of famous real-life game show host Wink Martindale.
Bernard's story in this episode is based on the short story "Martin the Cobbler" by Leo Tolstoy.