• The title of this episode is the same as a 1987 Tom Clancy novel and a 1992 film based on the book.
  • Fred Flintstone stammers “Bet-bet-bet-bet!” as he did in The Flintstones episode “The Gambler”, where Fred goes crazy whenever someone mentions the word “bet.
  • Stewie dunking Brian’s face in the toilet, yelling “Where’s my money?” is similar to the opening scene of The Big Lebowski.
  • Stewie telling Brian to “Clean himself off” and tosses a towel at him, is similar to when Sang tossed a towel to a badly hurt James Carter in Rush Hour.
  • Before the beating of Brian, Stewie drinks a glass of orange juice, referring to The Godfather films using oranges as a symbol of imminent death or injury.[1]
  • The Silly Nannies run away from the Patriots and into a carriage very similar to the one in the Disney film Cinderella.
  • During the fight between Mike Tyson and Carol Channing on Fox Celebrity Boxing, during one of Tyson’s bashings, it cuts away to two men under the ring, which is the same as the final round in Rocky III where Apollo Creed says, “He’s getting beaten!” Then, the man next to him, who seems to be Rocky’s brother-in-law Paulie, says, “No, he’s getting mad!!!”
  • According to DVD commentary, the way Stewie severely beats Brian up is based on the show’s take on The Sopranos.

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