This episode's opening features a jack - o - lantern on the table.
Ellen: Excuse me, where do you keep the Advocate.
Old Man: Oh, investment magazines are over there.
Ellen: Oh, no the Advocate is a gay news magazine.
Old Man: Oh, then you'll find it in the porno section.
(Commenting on Joe's new coffee shop)
Joe: I had to borrow some money from my uncle up in Toronto. All he asked is that I name it after him.
Ellen: Oh, and his name is Joe too?
Joe: No, but he never visits LA.