Young Bernard, having been turned into a girl by the witch Lamia, is asked his name by Tristan, to which he truthfully replies 'Bernard'. A woman claiming to be called Bernard is a reference to the Blackadder episode "Bells", in which queen Elizabeth I asks Nursie what her real name is, to which she also replies Bernard.
Ricky Gervais to Robert De Niro: "(now) you're having a laugh", Gervais' catchphrase in Extras, in which De Niro also guest stars
Yvaine and Tristan at the front of the airship, a reference to the King of the World scene in Titanic
In both films during the finale a large sword is thrown through the air and hits and kills a witch
The introduction of the unicorn mimics Deckard's dream.
Features a villain who ages when they perform magic.
When taking a bath in the inn, Primus talk about his father, the king (interpreted by Peter O'Toole), riding a camel in his youth, this is a reference to Lawrence of Arabia
mentions how it rode off the success of LOTR and Harry Potter
Movie reviewed in this episode.
DVD release reviewed + footage used
Clips of mistakes shown
Clips shown in a celebrity interview with Claire Danes.