• The episodes title is a reference to the 1992 Billy Crystal film, Mr. Saturday Night.
  • R. Lee Ermey's performance as the jousting coach is a reference to his role as the drill sergeant in Full Metal Jacket.
  • The Renaissance Fair juggler refers to Asian Reporter Trisha Takanawa as “bride of Genghis,” referring to 13th century Asian conqueror Genghis Khan.
  • Margot Kidder’s behavior at the Griffins’ house is a reference to the manic-depressive actress’s 1996 mental breakdown [1].
  • Peter’s eulogy at Mr. Weed’s funeral drifts into the opening of the television series The Incredible Hulk.
  • The “Mutton Jeff” food stall is a reference to the comic strip Mutt and Jeff.
  • When Peter flirts with the Knight’s wench by seductively waving things in front of his face, including his mutton, it is a reference to a similar scene in the Woody Allen film Love and Death.
  • The monk's reprise Gary Glitter’s “Rock and Roll Part 2” a song notable for its use at sporting events, into a Gregorian chant.

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