In the graveyard scene at the beginning of the episode, the headstone behind which Garry Shandling is hiding reads "Alan Smithee", a pseudonym commonly used by film directors who wish to disown a project. See more
You know Scully, I was just thinking about Lazarus, Ed Wood, and those Tofurkey-eatin' zombies. How come when people come back from the dead, they always wanna hurt the living?
Well, that's because people can't really come back from the dead, Mulder. I mean, ghosts and zombies are just projections of our own repressed cannibalistic and sexual fears and desires. They are who we fear that we are at heart. Just mindless automatons who can only kill and eat.
Party pooper. Well, I got a new theory. ...