When Scorch signs his name to the floor it is revealed that many fictional characters have already "signed" their name as well. Among these are ALF (1986), Arthur, Barf, Bender, Beta Ray Bill, Bucky O'Hare, Chewie, Dr. Hephaestus, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), EVA, Gazoo, Godzilla (1954), Goku, Gonzo, Gozer, Greedo, HAL-9000, IO, Johnny-5, Kal-El, Khan, Kerrigan, Klaatu, Leeloo, Lion-O, Marvin, Mew, Mork, Mulder, Nessie, Odo, Paul, Ratchet, Riddick, Ripley, Santa, Spock, Stitch, Sue, The Thing, Tinkey Winkey, Venom, WALL·E (2008), Wicket, Yogurt, Zaphod Beeblebrox, Zartog, Zeus, Zim, and Zuul.
Whenever two names of the hazmat guys are said in succession, they match up with the names of famous directors or actors, e.g. a hazmat says: "Peter! Jackson! Detain him!", "George! Lucas! Let's go!", "Christopher! Nolan! On your feet!", "James! Cameron! Don't let him get away!", and during the food fight "Bruce" then "Willis." Relevant links: Peter Jackson, George Lucas, Christopher Nolan, James Cameron.
Three trio of aliens (who landed on Shanker's dad) the music near the end of the movie, English accent's, harmonic sneezing and final comment "Let's not ever break up guys!"is an obvious tribute to the Beatles.