This episode is referenced by Doug Dimmadome in Channel Chasers.
According to what is said in this episode, nobody reads the manual.
This episode shows how easily Mr. Turner can be bribed as he gave Mr. Dimmadome the deed to Dimmsdale Flats when Mr. Dimmadome said he would trade the deed for eight bucks.
Since Timmy didn't meet his own ancestor, it is possible his trip into the past where he posed as the Masked Stranger was a temporal paradox, in which by going into the past with knowledge of the Masked Stranger, Timmy became the heroic figure, and was remembered for it, which is how he would learn of the Masked Stranger in his time.
Odd, Odd West - The title is a parody of the movie Wild, Wild West starring Will Smith.