- "This is the story of Michael, the loneliest boy in town."
- "Ugly and weak, they called him a freak, so he lived on his own underground."
- The Tree's voice actor is the same as Tony the Talking Clock.
- A similar tree appears in Don't Hug Me I'm Scared 2, when Tony the Talking Clock shows the puppets the decaying tree.
- The tree has circles in it's eyes, again nodding to Don't Hug Me I'm Scared 2 and the line 'The tree that is old has circles inside'.