The TV Guide Peter sees, featuring Luke Perry on the cover, reads “If you can read this, Family Guy is on the air.”
Sherry and the Anus ending credits list real life Family Guy writers and directors as producers of the show-within-a-show.
When Neil, the newspaper editor, takes out his retainer and speaks, it is revealed he speaks with a manlier tone, and when this happens Seth MacFarlane voices Neil instead of Seth Green.
A cutaway shows Ricky Martin dressing up as a woman after a concert and performing under the name Jewel.
A cutaway to Meg’s probable future without a college education show her modeling in a bikini at a “bum fight,” an event in which homeless people fight one another in exchange for food, alcohol or some other incentive. These events were captured in the 2002 documentary Bumfights.
The snack that Stewie is eating after the scene with Adam West in the toilet are Fig Newtons
The scene in which Thomas Jefferson’s family is shown as mostly black children is a nod to evidence that he fathered children with his slave Sally Hemings.
Peter tells Luke that Dark Side of the Moon synchs up with The Wizard of Oz. Perry mentions that he heard the same from Beverly Hills, 90210 co-star Shannon Doherty but thought that she was “just being a bitch,” a popular tabloid portrayal of the actress.