The online article that Charlie reads in his office about landing Robbie Mac as a client repeats the first two paragraphs three times.
This episode features references to some of the American Film Institute's Top 100 Movie Quotes, including: Samurai Apocalypse: "You're gonna need a bigger gun", (#35 "You're gonna need a bigger boat" from Jaws (1975).
Stu:"Are you crying ? There is no crying in tent pole film making!" (#54 "Are you crying ? There's no crying in baseball!" from A League of Their Own (1992).
The Girl: "Help me, Hank. You're my only hope." ("Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope." from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977).
At the beginning of the episode, Hank wakes up in the hospital and talks to the doctor. It is clear that this is the first time Hank has opened his eyes since blacking out in the previous episode, yet he knows the name of his roommate, calling him Marv.
The episode title "Mia Culpa" is a form of the Latin phrase "mea culpa", which translates to "my fault" or "my own fault".
"Carmelita" by G.G. Allin (Opening scenes)
"Ooh La La" by The Faces (At breakfast)
"New York Groove" by Ace Frehley (Charlie and Hank at the bar)
"Eyes Of Mermaide" by The Black Hollies (At the signing)
"Dream" by Cafe Du Midi (At the house party)
"Alarmist" by Pacific UV (At the house party)
"You May Emerge From This More Dead Than Alive" by Hammock (Paul opens to Hank)
"There Is A Formula To Your Despair" by The Warlocks (Hank and Paul fight)
"Rocket Man 03" by Elton John (Closing scenes)
The envelope with Charlie and Marcy's divorce papers show their address as 579 Frey Street, Venice, CA 90291.
"Jessie's Girl" by Rick Springfield (Marcy's ring tone)
"Like You Do" by Bubonic Souls
"N.I.B." by Black Sabbath (Opening scene)
"Real Big Leaguer" by Poeboy Society
"Tune Up" by Miles Davis
"Me & Bobby McGee" by Evan Handler
"Free Bird" by Evan Handler
"3 Rounds & A Sound" by Blind Pilot (Closing scene)
When Hank and Charlie are standing in front of the club after being thrown out, in the background you can see the same woman enter the club twice.
"My Precious Little One" by Rick Springfield (At Sue's office)
"Love Is Alright Tonight" by Rick Springfield (At the trailer)
"The Weight" by Little Feat (Closing scene)
When Jill opens her coat, Hank drops a mug on the kitchen floor and it shatters. A few minutes later as Hank talks with Stacy in the kitchen, he repeatedly walks barefoot over the same spot even though the glass was never cleaned up.
Hank goes back into the bedroom after talking to Felicia, Jackie puts down Mia's book and Hank has a cigarette which is about a quarter smoked. In the next three to four scene cuts the smoke changes back and forth between having an inch or so left, being almost completely finished, and being about how it was when Hank came in.
The scene where Becca comes out of her bedroom and asks, "Why is there a naked lady in my bedroom?" is very similar to a scene from the show's pilot episode when Becca asks Hank, "Why is there a naked lady in your room?"
"Jessie's Girl" by Rick Springfield (Rick "performs")
"Love Somebody" by Rick Springfield (Rick "performs")
"Lord" by Sleepy Sun (Closing scenes)
"Mad Affair" by Lindsay George
"Never Lived Before" by Roberto Donnay
When Hank and Karen have to leave the dinner party, Karen puts her jacket on twice.
"Fixed To Ruin" by Sam Roberts (Karen and Hank drive the kids)
"Los Platanos" by Luther Russell
"B**** I Love You" by Black Joe Lewis
"I've Done Everything For You" by Rick Springfield
"I Want You To Want Me" by Damhait Doyle (Closing scenes)
"Need a Woman" by Chicago Stone Lighting
"House of Friends" by Tom Sanchez
"Blue Over You" by Richard Greere
"Crazy B****" by Buckcherry (At the club)
"Werewolves of London" by Widespread Panic (Hank and Mike are cruising)
"Sugar" by Dan Wilson (Closing scenes)
"Rock Your Body" by 3L Flex (At the fashion store)
"Rock Star" by N.E.R.D. (At the strip club)
"P**** Liquor" by Rob Zombie (At the strip club)
"Cha Cha (Be My New Boyfriend) Rock Remix" by Spider Problem (At the strip club)
"You're The One That I Want" by Danielle Duval (Jackie takes care of Hank)
"Can't Find My Way Home" by Stuffy Shmitt (Hank talks to Karen)
"Babbette" by Luther Russell (Closing scenes)