Two Japanese men riding another maid pull alongside Peter. One of them sounds like Howard Cosell while he berates Peter over a PA system. This is a reference to the stoplight drag racing scenes in the John Cusack film Better Off Dead.
A cutaway shows Peter throwing a tomahawk at Ashton Kutcher. He then says he'd just been Tomahawk’d for his new show, a parody of Punk'd.
After sleeping with a woman, Quagmire chisels his name in the wall with his nose and laughs, similar to the style of Woody Woodpecker. He also does this at the end of the episode, except he chisels his phrase “Giggity Giggity Goo,” his own trademark catchphrase.
After Quagmire talks to Joan for the first time, he daydreams about the two of them becoming some of the characters in the Disney films Beauty and the Beast, Lady and the Tramp, Aladdin, as well as Aragorn and Arwen from The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.
After seeing the severed foot of the Statue of Liberty, Mayor West goes through the closing lines of the 1968 film Planet of the Apes.
Peter went through a Daisy Dukes phase, wherein he dressed like Daisy Duke from the television series Dukes of Hazzard. The Daisy Dukes style was notable for its pair of tight-fitting cutoff jean shorts.
Peter's mention of Quagmire going "all sissy-boy-Alan Alda" is a reference to Alda's repeated casting as a "sensitive man".