in Girard's video, he says his german shepherds are named Marta, Rolfe, and Brigitta
A voice shouts "Get Out" at Cal Naughton Jr
At the dinner table Cal compares Jesus to a shapeshifter like in the tv show Manimal
When Cal is talking to the doctor about Ricky's condition he says "like he can start fires with his mind"
Ricky tells Cal his friendship is special like Rue McClanahan in Golden Girls. He also tells Susan that McClanahan's role on the show makes her a winner on the scale of people such as legendary Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula.
In conversation with Girard, Bobby says "I feel like I'm in 'Highlander'".
When Ricky tell Cal the how much his friendship means he says its like an Oprah moment. He also calls out for Ms. Winfrey to save her from allegedly being burned alive, along with Tom Cruise, and God(by many names).
When Ricky thinks he's on fire and running around the track, he calls out for Tom Cruise to help him.
Ricky says he sent an application to this show
When Ricky's wife talks about her kids she said she didn't give them wimpy names like Dr. Quinn and Medicine Woman
Ricky's sons are named Walker and Texas Ranger
After Ricky crashes, Girard crosses the finish line and says, "Hakuna Matata, bitches!"
Ricky mentions "Baby Einstein videos"
After Ricky Bobby's big crash, he crawls out of his car and thinks he is on fire, losing his composure completely. In 'Old School', Will Ferrel wears a mascot suit that does indeed catch fire, and losing his composure in the next scene (while screaming "Keep our composure!"). Both sequences end with Will Ferrel wearing only white briefs.
There was a mock commercial for the movie.
Promotional special for the film
There is a billboard for the film, visible in the background, when Mac is on the street towards the end of the episode.
The pit crew is seen at the camp, and they celebrate by spraying champagne, much in the same way they did in Talladega Nights
The title is shown
Hugalos pizza sign seen in the boys' bedroom
Reference in a $4,000 question
named by Jimmie Johnson in a list of Will Ferrell movies
Subject of a $1,000 question
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Musical Movie Titles"
Russell Brand mentions that he has seen the film
The young Go-Kart racing drivers say the "Shake 'n Bake" catchphrase several times.
Mentioned while introducing Leslie Bibb and during interview
The mission of having an angry tiger in a car to gain courage is similar to the film, where a cougar is placed in a car with Ricky Bobby to fight fear.
Ricky Bobby mentioned
Professor Quincy says, "I know that was no 'Talladega Nights.'"
Clips shown for the review.
Clips shown during Judd Apatow presentation
"Screenwriter's Bag of Tricks" segment
"Potty Mouth Kids" segment
a clip is shown in a montage of Jane Lynch films
Clip included in montage of John C. Reilly films