Jack mentions New York City's many "King Kong attacks."
Paul wonders if he and Jenna are becoming a normal sitcom couple, like "Mr. Brady and Tiger the dog"
Tracy is shown as a child wearing a Chewbacca costume
Kenneth says that Pete and Liz have a "Sam and Diane thing," but he then explains that he's referring to a couple from his building
Kenneth says a major fire in his hometown was their own fault because they let the high school seniors dance at their prom.
Jack says that New York is the first "Ghostbusters" all over again
Liz says that New York is "Ghostbusters 2" all over again
Tracy says that since he won an Oscar, he will now begin a "Snow Dogs" phase
Episode title is a play on the title of the 2005 Batman film
Liz quotes one of the housewives on the show
Jack says that he has "been trapped under a boulder for 128 hours."
Liz says she's going to go to a sneak preview of the film and scare away the rest of the audience
While posing as a School of Friendship student, Discord dresses and acts like Steve Buscemi from this episode.
During the 666 news, the screen showing Sir Pentious in hipster skateboard attire is a direct reference to this episode.
Several scenes parody the film.