Names of Televisions are Panaphonic, Magnetbox and Sorny. Based on Panasonic, Magnavox and Sony.
A sign in front of a shop reads "Browse through our bra barrel!"
Burns' command that Homer "Quit cogitating, Steinmetz" refers to Charles P. Steinmetz, one of the most important contributors to the development and adoption of alternating current as an electrical engineer at GE. He died in 1923.
Krusty's line, "I knew my kind wasn't welcome here", is likely a reference to his background, as many country clubs historically didn't allow Jewish members.
Maggie only appears at the end of this episode, however, she also appears in a deleted scene.
This is the first episode to use the new modified font for the end credits and the opening credits of the show, and this font has been used for the show since its debut in this episode.