Meg and Chris only appear in the final scene and laugh but have no other lines. Stewie only has two lines and one of them is in gibberish.
This is the second episode to have Peter, Joe, Cleveland, and Quagmire go on a road trip together since Cleveland left Family Guy to start The Cleveland Show, following "The Splendid Source". This time, Cleveland and Donna are visiting from Stoolbend.
Peter's ringtone for Lois is the theme song for The Cleveland Show, which flatters Cleveland himself.
The Comic-Con trailer had a scene that parodied the infamous "squeal like a pig" scene from Deliverance. It did not appear in the broadcast version. 
The jury for the trial of the gang is the main cast of The Simpsons, another reference to their supposed on-going "feud" with Family Guy.
When talking to Donna and Bonnie during their girltime, Lois mention's Natalie Portman's political causes and her fiancé, Benjamin Millepied who was relatively unknown until their engagement.
The guys decide to order food, carefully altering the names of restaurants and menu items to avoid copyright infringement. A similar gag appeared in "Halloween on Spooner Street".
It is indicated that Peter is lactose intolerant, as he asks for a glass of milk before bed so that he may have dream diarrhea.
The term 'dungarees' is commonly used for 'overalls'.
Although the DVD commentary acknowledges the vast number of shows doing a chain gang-themed episode, they specify their inspiration for the episode originated in an episode of The Incredible Hulk. However, Peter wears the number "1121" and Dr. Banner wears "1124".