Marina appears for a scene instead of a cameo, unlike Peter Pan Returns and Jake Saves Bucky. Stormy also appears with Marina.
Jake thinks of his pirate pals as well as Hook, Smee, Sharky, and Bones as family.
Although the doubloons weren't part of the main plot, they appeared at the end, with Cubby mentioning that they need a bigger treasure chest. Additionally, they had designs of Hook, Skully, Cubby, and Pan.
First episode that the songs for when Jake and pals go on a mission and the song when they count the doubloons are not in an episode.
Jake can now fly without pixie dust.
Jake also in seen alone for most of the middle part of the episode.
This is the first special not to feature Tick-Tock the Crocodile.