This is the first episode to break the fourth wall during the opening sequence, where Peter messes up the opening theme by falling down the stairs and landing on one of the dancers, and Stewie goes up to the camera guy to tell him to shut the camera off.
Quagmire talks about the TV series Wings at the Pawtucket Brewery when they are bathing in the beer. When the other men say they haven’t heard of the show, he storms out of the brewery, naked and very angry. The show ran on NBC from April 19, 1990 to May 14, 1997. Family Guy executive producer David A. Goodman had actually written two episodes of Wings with Rick Copp.
The security code Peter enters to get to his porn is 1 0 2 2 1 9 7 6, which happens to be the birth date of director Greg Colton. The person behind the desk who greets Peter is even named Greg.
The Lord of Darkness from the film Legend accidentally pokes out Quagmire and Cleveland’s eyes with his large horns.
Peter gets hurt twice in this episode. First, his foot gets swollen in the intro when he falls down the stairs. Next, his fingers get blown off by the fireworks.
Joe would strike down Debra Messing if he was God while Cleveland would strike down French Stewart.
Brian’s ring tone is "Axel F", the theme from Beverly Hills Cop, which was performed by Harold Faltermeyer.
Gary Numan’s Cars plays on Stewie’s mix tape at the end of the episode. He replaces the lyrics with his own.
The edited version of this episode has Stewie sarcastically asking Brian if Jillian’s parents are brother and sister after listening to her airheaded statements. The uncensored version line “Is she retarded?"
On the audio commentary, Drew Barrymore mentioned that Buzz Killington is her favorite cutaway in this episode.