Trivia: Near the end of the film, Yzma is turned into a cat. Eartha Kitt (Yzma) was one of the actresses who played Catwoman on the "Batman" television series in the 1960s.
Trivia: When Kronk finds a rare bird, Yzma is being attacked by bees in the distance. When she runs the second time past him, the bees are in the shape of a shark and when she runs the third time she is using a pesticide.
Trivia: When Kronk tells Yzma that he mixed the llama potion into the three cups, she tosses her drink into the cactus on her left. While Kuzco is transforming and the shot switches back to Yzma, you can see that the cactus is now llama-shaped.
Trivia: The name Kuzco was derived from the ancient Incan capital, respectively named Cuzco, which was also apparently constructed in the shape of a giant Puma.
Trivia: When the people are feeding Kuzco, as the camera pans up you can see a few hidden Mickeys on the plates as food.
Trivia: In the dinner scene where Kronk lights a pair of candles the holder is of a small figure. This was a character from the early versions of the film. He was an advisor to the emperor that was later written out.
Trivia: David Spade (Kuzco) and Wendie Malick (Pacha's wife) have appeared together on the TV sitcom "Just Shoot Me!" for several years.