Chris is caught peeping and Peter comforts him by saying that it's natural and that all men do it, even Mr. Rogers.
Peter describes himself as a "huguenot," which is a 16th and 17th century term for a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of France.
Brian reads Faust by German dramatist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe as a bedtime story for Stewie.
We find out in this episode that Peter Griffin once had 'man boobs' also known as 'moobs'.
Stewie sings "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" from the musical My Fair Lady. This song was sung by Rex Harrison, performing as "Henry Higgins," cited by Seth MacFarlane as inspiration for Stewie's character. Stewie later played the role of Henry Higgins in a parody of My Fair Lady in "One if by Clam, Two if by Sea".
The Channel 5 newscast announcing Peter's victory begins with the title "Erection Day" in the upper left of the screen.
During the debate, Peter claims that he once "joined some underprivileged youths in saving a community center from being converted into a shopping mall." Lois reminds him that he is referring not to himself but Adolfo "Shabba-Doo" Quinones in the 1984 breakdancing film Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo.