King Bob reinstates Old King Morty's rules after Vince and Lawson have a disagreement regarding who should retrieve a kickball when it lands in a dumpster. However, this soon leads to disarray on the playground.
- Oddly, "The Rules" ("Le Regole") was the name for "Tattletale Heart" in the Italian dub.
- This episode is one of only two that credits Etan Cohen as a writer; the other being the episode "The Candidates." However, on both of these episodes he did co-write.
- Morgan, who only appeared in this episode, was based on the winner of the Be on Recess sweepstakes, sponsored by Disney and McDonald's during the time the Recess Happy Meal Toys were out.
- Jerome orders Slappy and Eric Foster to go and apprehend T.J., and try to do so. But in the next moment, Slappy is seen to be in the exact same place.
- T.J. Detweiler - Andrew Lawrence
- Vince LaSalle - Rickey D'Shon Colins
- Ashley Spinelli - Pamela Segall-Adlon
- Gretchen Grundler - Ashley Johnson
- Mikey Blumberg - Jason Davis
- Gus Griswald - Courtland Mead
- Swinger Girl/Ashley Boulet - Francesca Smith
- King Bob - Toran Caudell
- Cornchip Girl - Aria Noelle Curzon
- Ashley Armbruster - Anndi McAfee
- Ashley Quinlan - Rachel Crane
- Jordan - Patrick Renna
- Jerome - Justin Shenkarow
- Earwin Lawson - Erik von Detten
- Scribe Kid - Sam Gifaldi
- Morgan - Joel Morgan (Sweepstakes winner)