Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions
Ships in the Spaceship graveyard:
An Omicronian ship.
The Tail of Oceanic Airlines plane (Lost)
Lunar Excursion Module (Apollo Moon Missions)
Apollo 100 Command and Service Module
The 4th Doctor (played by Tom Baker) is one of the people Leela (which is the name of one of the 4th Doctor's companions) releases from the whale.
Hermes "Look at all these famous lost ships. There's the Garmin. And the Tom-Tom."
Garmin and Tom-Tom are both companies that make portable GPS units to help with directions.
The title and content of this episode is a reference to the novel Moby Dick by Herman Melville.