• The main plot of this episode is a parody of the film Tootsie and incorporates many references from that film, including the episode title, from a lyric in the film's title song by Stephen Bishop, "Go, Tootsie, Go!". Stewie's "argument" with his alter-ego is a parody of a similar scene originally having been performed in Tootsie.
  • The Seinfeld theme is played after Meg catches Anthony cheating on her with her mother Lois.
  • Parts of the American version of Jolly Farm Revue parody Sesame Street.
  • The name of Stewie's female alter ego, "Karina Smirnoff," is the name of a professional dancer best known for her appearances on Dancing with the Stars.
  • Stewie and Jolly Farm make a reference to PanAm flight 103; A Boeing 747-100 carrying 243 passengers and 18 crew which exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland by a terrorist bomb on December 21, 1988; killing all 243 passengers and 16 crew members.[1] The debris from the 747 fell on the town, killing 11 people on the ground, bringing the death toll to 270.

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