- In a nod to “Hamlet,” Miss Montague’s mailbox is numbered 2B, while her rival neighbor Mr. Capulet’s mailbox is 2B with a red slash through it (“NOT to be”).
- “Macbeth” is referenced in a scene in which Juliet is threatened by a bulldog. She slams shut her garden gate and shouts “Out!”—followed quickly by the dog’s distant owner yelling “Damned Spot!”
- Featherstone’s shed interior features a ticket stub for “As You Like It.”
- The truck that rolls through and accidently drops a couple teapots (later mistaken by several gnomes as a broken comrade), is marked “Tempest Teapots.”
- When the Goons glue Juliet to her pedestal, the glue is labeled “The Taming of the Glue.”
- The Shakespeare statue in the film is based on the actual statue in Stratford, as is the park where the statue is located.
- A sequence that features a dog running through the streets of Stratford with Gnomeo in his mouth incorporates real life details of the neighborhood.
- Director Kelly Asbury voices the Goons.
- Assistant production manager for editorial Julio Bonet provides the voice of the Mankini Gnome.
- Associate editor Maurissa Horwitz lends her voice to the Call Me Girl.
- For the film’s score, composers James Newton Howard and Chris Bacon incorporated iconic Elton John-Bernie Taupin melodies such as “Tiny Dancer,” “Rocket Man,” “Bennie and The Jets” and “I’m Still Standing,” among others, and even invited John’s band to record the rock-and-roll segments of the score.
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