When the Grim Buccaneer forms a group of pirate villains, Captain Jake and his crew set out to stop the new threat.
- The episode was directed by Jeff Gordan and Broni Likomanov.
- The episode was written by Mark Seidenberg.
- The storyboard was by Dave Bennett, Kirk Hanson, Joseph Scott and Dave Williams.
- The music was by Loren Hoskins, Kevin Hendrickson and Keith Horn.
- This episode marks the sixth hour-long special in the series. The first was "Peter Pan Returns", the second was "Jake Saves Bucky", the third was "Jake's Never Land Rescue", the fourth was "Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Battle for the Book, and the fifth was "The Great Never Sea Conquest".
- This episode also marks the final hour-long special in the series.
- The episode marks the first appearance of Captain Colossus and Wildfire.
- When Wildfire is the Never Land Firebird, this might be the second Movie with the Firebird after Disney's Little Einsteins: Rocket's Firebird Rescue in 2010.
- Lord Fathom and Sinker make a reappearance since their debut in "The Great Never Sea Conquest".
- The Strake also makes a brief reappearance.
- This is the second special episode in which Peter Pan doesn't appear since "The Great Never Sea Conquest".
- Peter is briefly mentioned by ShiverJack and Doctor Undergear as they mock Captain Hook for constantly being bested by Pan.
- Jake mentions the League of Pirate Captains as he tries to persuade Captain Hook not to join the other villains, just like in "The Great Never Sea Conquest".
- King Neptune is briefly mentioned by Captain Colossus.
- Red Jessica, Mama Hook and Captain Cuddly Bear are briefly mentioned by Captain Hook.
- Doctor Undergear's Shark Ship reappears since its debut in the episode "Shark Attack!"
- The episode marks the second time Jake and Captain Hook had a sword fight since the episode "The Creature of Doubloon Lagoon".
- The episode marks the second appearance of Captain Colossus' sword since its debut in "The Creature of Doubloon Lagoon".
- It is revealed that despite his title, Doctor Undergear claims that he is not a real doctor, but rather sees himself as a hobbyist and likes to be refereed to as a doctor.
- Grim is notably the third villain other than Captain Hook (and his crew) to be pursued by Tick-Tock Croc, the first being Beatrice Le Beak in the episode "The Sneaky Snook-Off", and the second being Dread the Evil Genie in the episode "Dread the Pharaoh!", later followed by ShiverJack as the fourth and Doctor Undergear as the fifth.
- Captain Flynn, Marina, Stormy, Queen Coralie, the Pirate Mummy, Mama Hook, Pip the Pirate Genie, Captain Treasure Tooth and Peg-Leg Peg make nonspeaking cameos in the episode.
- The lamp Pip emerges from during the post-credits scene resembles the magic lamp from the episode "Hook the Genie!"