Snow is closely modelled after Snake Pliskin
Snow remarks, "Contrary to popular belief, I'm not actually Houdini". Guy Pearce played Harry Houdini in Death Defying Acts (2007).
Janes comments on the implausibility of Guy Pierce parachuting out of a space prison onto a highway.
This episode reviews the film
says this movie has terrible special effects
discussed and compared to Escape from New York