- He bemoans the fact that Buffy the Vampire Slayer might be dead by the time he gets back to Earth.
- He refers to Moya as "the Federation Starship Buttcrack".
- He quotes lines from Apocalypse Now and Blazing Saddles.
- He writes "Hi there!" on his nuke, a reference to Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. These references are named "Chrichtonisms" by fans.