The "L-unit" in the beginning is made of "340 pounds of Tonka-tough steel."
Bender uses the line, "I try to keep out but they keep pulling me back in", an adaptation from Michael Corleone's line in The Godfather Part III.
It is revealed that Zoidberg's favorite toy is a Slinky since he calls it a pet and thinks that it is living due to its movements. Zoidberg seems to love that toy very much as he is seen crying when he found out that it was straightened.
At one point, Hermes mutters "Haile H. Selassie!" This is a reference to Haile Selassie I I, Emperor of Ethiopia, spiritual leader of the Rastafari movement. Selassie is considered by many Rastafarians to be God incarnate, and therefore the phrase can be considered analogous to the exclamation "Jesus H. Christ!".
In one scene Bender stands behind Angeline and learn her how to bend and the song 'Unchained Melody' plays in the background, which is a reference to a scene in the movie "Ghost" where Sam teaches Molly to make pottery.