Spyro erroneously identifies Tetsu The Dragonfly by the name "Testu".
An unused voice clip reveals that the original idea for the Thieves Den level would have the Den flipped upside down by the Riptoc Wizards.
In 2007, a woman from New York sued Vivendi Games, Sierra Entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment America, and a defunct rental store called Hiawatha Video due to her infant suffering a seizure whilst playing the game.
Inside the game's code, there is mention of a level called 'Enchanted Forest' (earlier versions named the level "Emerald Forest") that was ultimately cut from the final game. The music tracks from the level made it onto a promotional CD given away by WalMart at the time of release.
Utilizing a couple of glitches, it is possible to reach the final boss without entering any level besides the homeworld.
The game was originally going to feature over 25 levels, fast loading times and would have included Spyro's original foe, Gnasty Gnorc.