• The title is a reference the Issac Asimov novel and later film I, Robot.
  • Meg's kidnapper is Buffalo Bill from The Silence of the Lambs.
  • Stewie and Lyle do the trench coat gag, originally from Our Gang, in which the kids try to pass as adults.
  • Ted R. and Ted B. are seen playing a 3D chess on a board similar to that which was commonly used on Star Trek.