After telling Pepper that he is giving her her own morning show, Les says that Katie Couric will be "screaming in terror", a reference to Couric's hosting The Today Show.
Charlie refers to Blanca as Veruca Salt.
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Les asks Ken if he has seen Silkwood.
The prison warden refers to Pepper as Murphy Brown.
After finding out that the two of them have been given a Saturday morning show, Blanca says that Pepper is Regis to her Kelly.