• The title is a reference to the Bon Jovi song of the same name.
  • The opening sequence is a parody of Little House on the Prairie.
  • Peter dresses like the title character from Harry Potter.
  • Stewie references an incident where Kevin Smith was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight for being oversized. [1]
  • Mayor West claims he is musician John Mayer and references Mayer's song Your Body Is a Wonderland.
  • When Lois gets Scotty's parents to treat their son's cancer, Peter says Rodney Dangerfield's quote from Caddyshack "Hey everybody! We're all gonna get laid!."
  • The cutaway gag involving a vampire in San Francisco is reminiscent of an 80's era Saturday Night Live skit about a vampire who is paranoid about catching AIDS, so he arranges to have a woman's blood sample tested before biting her. Unfortunately the test takes too long and the sun comes up before he can complete the deed. James Woods, a frequent guest on Family Guy, was the guest host in that episode and performed as the vampire.[2]

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