Peter shoves a box of cigarettes into Brenda's face, while saying "..well, have a whole carton of cigarettes!", which he also does in "Trading Places". This gag is later used in the "Chap of the Manor" segment in "Family Guy Viewer Mail No. 2".
Stewie and Brian only have one line in this episode.
The date in the song that Brenda sings is Halloween, the day after the episode aired in the US.
Joe forgets Chris' name, believing it is Caleb.
Peter doesn't know what an intervention is even though the Griffin family once staged an intervention for Brian's cocaine addiction in "The Thin White Line" and his own giant hat addiction in "Brian in Love".