The scene where Moe is on the photograph of the party revelers is a reference to Jack Torrance being on the photograph of the party revelers from The Shining.
The Gracie Films logo that plays after the credits appears at the end of Homer's flip book. This is the second time the Gracie Films logo appears during an episode. The first time is in "You Kent Always Say What You Want".
This is the first episode to start immediately with the couch gag,
This is the first episode to reference the opening sequence during the opening scene. After a nighttime view of Springfield, the yellow text from the opening is seen superimposed over a shot of 742 Evergreen Terrace. The letters zoom in similarly to the actual opening with the clouds, but the letters just pop up instead of appearing. The camera zooms through the "P" without moving the background shot before the episode begins.