Lance Bass says that the U.S. Navy is "out there every day, protecting us from Godzilla."
Homer says that he's going to run a marathon, and Marge replies, "You get exhausted watching 'The Twilight Zone' marathon."
Referenced on L.T. Smash's clipboard
When you see inside the Mad Magizine office one of the people says "Why don't we call it "Everybody Hates Raymond?""
(20. minute) N'Sync members show to Bart and other guys "jump a la Matrix"...
The phrase "yvan eht nioj" (Join the Navy backwards) which was featured prominently in a 2001 Simpsons episode reappears in this episode when showing the submarine
"Yvan eht nioj" is seen on the screen during the concert
clip from this episode used