Peter's toy Mr. Zucchini Head is a parody of Mr. Potato Head. Peter puts a small cap atop the head of Mr. Zucchini resembling a condom, a pair of rounded shoes resembling testicles, and flips a switch in its back causing it to vibrate, rendering it little more than a vibrator.
A cutaway shows a writing team of monkeys writing Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, a reference to the infinite monkey theorem.
The Brine theater marquee says “A Peter Griffin Joint,” a nod to director Spike Lee, whose films are credited as “A Spike Lee Joint.”
The showstopping musical number from the show, “A.N.N.A. Rules,” is loosely set to the tune of “Shall We Dance?” from the original The King and I.
Sean Penn’s destruction of the camera is a reference to his assault of a paparazzi.
"Yeah, this is a real SNAFU!" SNAFU: Situation Normal All Fouled Up. Slang abbreviation of military origin. "Fouled" is a euphemism for the actual "Fucked."
The lyrics mention "As surely as Paul Lynde was gay", referring to the long-time character actor and center square on Hollywood Squares had a strikingly "flaming" persona, but he remained in the closet due to the prejudices of the time.