Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions
Original International Air Dates:
Czech Republic: April 28, 2011 on Prima COOL
United Kingdom: August 26, 2011 on Sky1/Sky 1 HD
When Fry climbs out of a window of the Land Titanic, a can of Angry Norwegian Anchovies can be seen on the floor. This is reference to the sixth episode of the first season, in which Fry ate the supposedly very last can of anchovies.
The One Hunderd and One Dalmatians
When Mrs. Astor's buttler goes to get rid of the rest of the soufle, he throws it into a room full of dalmatians. This is likely a nod to the scene in Dodie Smith's book The Hundred and One Dalmatians, where all dalmatians bought and stolen by the Baddun brothers for Cruella de Vil are kept locked in a room.
Mutant: Are we not man now? Devo band member: I am 40% potato - but close enough! This is a reference to Devo's debut album title "Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!"
The "Westside Pipeway" where mutants spin dials to control the flow of sewage and avoid a catastrophic explosion, is a reference to a similar wall in Fritz Lang's silent film, Metropolis.