The song Mrs. Beady sings about her pie when she is auditioning is a parody of "Milkshake" by Kelis.
Mrs. Beady: My shoo-fly pie brings the boys to the yard, and there like, "That's really good pie. Yes ma'am, that's really good pie."
Ryan Earcrust: Hey, I'm Ryan Earcrust, and this is the 27th show I've hosted today!
(hearing mellifluous singing outside the barn)
Peck: Why, it sounds like a heavenly angel.
Freddy: Or a bewitching sorceress luring us to our doom.
Otis: Hey, maybe the angel and the sorceress had a kid... a...
Freddy: You mean a sorcer-angel?
Otis: No, more like an angel-ress.
Otis: (while watching Do You Gots It?) These singers chew cud. My ear mites can sing better than that.
This episode premiered at a special time of Monday at 6:00pm (ET) as a part of Nickelodeon's Barnyard Blowout Week.
It is revealed in this episode that the Farmer called Otis "Little Squirty" when he was a calf and his favorite food was chocolate-covered cud.
The title of this episode is a play off the reality show, American Idol.
Mr. Beady: Can't touch this.
The end of Mr. Beady's rap when he was practicing is a parody of M.C Hammer's U Can't Touch This.
Man: (offscreen) Clay Bacon, you're up.
Pig's human name for his audition on Do You Gots It? alludes to Clay Aiken, an American pop singer who began his career on American Idol in 2003.
The character name "Ryan Earcrust" is a parody of the well-known television host, Ryan Seacrest.