• This episode's original broadcast date marks the 11th anniversary of Family Guy's first broadcast.
  • Every one of the six main characters has an episode with their name in the title.
  • Billy Joel's 1973 "The Ballad of Billy the Kid" is played during Peter's rodeo fantasy.
  • Meg's delayed reaction after finding out she was going to jail mimics Chris's delayed reaction to shocking news.
  • Although she hadn't been seen since "Tales of a Third Grade Nothing", Peter pretends to talk to his boss Angela.
  • Peter breaks the fourth wall twice in this episode by looking it up in the TV Guide.
  • Meg hints at being a lesbian or bisexual after knocking out the cool kids. This was also hinted at in "Stew-Roids". She lifts Connie's head up and French kisses her. Though, this could also be a show of dominance.
  • While trying to avoid taking the blame for calling Meg a freak, the rest of the family blames it on Stewie. Stewie then addresses the running gag by saying "Oh so now everyone understands me?"
  • When Drunk Billy, the helicopter pilot for Quahog 5 News, runs over the water skiers in the montage, the Wilhelm Scream is heard.
  • Stewie mentions "Not All Dogs Go To Heaven" in setting up a cutaway of Satan condemning Goofy to the eternal pit of fire. Goofy even makes the shouting noise heard in many classic Disney cartoons.
  • When disciplining Meg, Peter says he's going to get his Cosby sweater.
  • When coming in the Meg's room when Luke is in the room, Peter asks Brian to call him on his Mickey Mouse phone.
  • Brian does a call back to "Brian Goes Back to College", when he says he used to work for The New Yorker.
  • The book the teacher is reading is a version of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.
  • When Brian backs out the driveway, his Prius is running on the engine and not on the electric motor which is the primary low-speed operating position.

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