- This episode is a reference to the 2002 movie "My Big Fat Greek Wedding".
- Matt Groening appears at the comic book convention as the creator of Futurama.
- At the comic book convention several characters appear dressed up in costumes including, Captain America, George Jetson, Chewbaca, Robin Hood, Spiderman, and more.
- There are several lines where characters speak in the Star Trek language, Klingon. Whether or not the actors spoke the real Klingon Language or just spoke gibberish is unknown.
- While trying to woo Ms. Krabappel, the choir sings a parody of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"