The US People Magazine office and look are based on TMZ, a show about "celebrity dirt."
- Larvae Levin is a parody of Harvey Levin, the owner of TMZ.
- The "situation room" resembles the one from the closing scenes of each episode of TMZ, including the chalkboard of stories that are being "investigated." Written on the Futurama version:
- Written in Alienese: EARTH INVASIONS GONE WILD. This is a reference to "Girls Gone Wild".