• The episode title is a reference to Bigfoot.
  • Peter's insistence that there is a man on the wing of the airplane is a send up of The Twilight Zone episode "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet". The original 1963 version starred William Shatner.
  • Quagmire being popular in France mimics the popularity of Jerry Lewis.[1] In Quagmire's comedy film he is also dressed reminiscent of Jerry Lewis.
  • "Jim...Your name is Jim" is Spock's line from Star Trek III: The Search for Spock when Spock's katra is restored and he remembers his friendship with Admiral Kirk.
  • Peter's comment regarding South Park going to Canada is a reference to the film South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut.