- The title of the episode is based on a BBC production named Absolutely Fabulous.
- There is an R2-D2 model at the Robot convention.
- The water-wheel powered robot is named Lisa, a predecessor to Apple's much more successful Macintosh.
- Sinclair 2K refers to the Sinclair home computer series.
- Sincalir 2K looks very similar to Robby the Robbot from Forbidden Planet.
- While speaking of the war he intends to wage on technology, Bender references the Canadian rock band, Rush.
- On the island a bouncing monkey with cymbals appears. A similar model appears on the Simpsons.