Louise's line is changed in the aired episode. She says to Chris, "Stay away from my granddaughter, you cockeyed hooligan." In the previews she calls him a "two-toned runt".
(On taking nominations to head the neighborhood watch)
Vanessa: Who made the pie?
Rochelle: I did.
Vanessa: I nominate Rochelle to be the next block watch captain.
Louise: Stay away from my granddaughter, you cockeyed hooligan!
Chris: (narrating) Turns out all the women didn't like me, either.
Chris: Hey where y'all moving too?
Kiesha: This place in California. It's supposed to be really really nice. Palm trees and lawns, no violence and no crime
Chris: Oh, what's it called?
Chris: [narrating] I always wondered how that worked out for them.
Louise: I heard a noise in my house.
Rochelle: I heard a noise in my house, too. And that's you at my damn door!
Chris: Even on my block things were starting to get out of control, the muggers were getting mugged.
Mugger #1: Let me hold a quarter.
Mugger #2: 'Zup, little man, let me hold a dollar real quick. I'll take that quarter too.
Chris: It used to take years to become a junkie, but crack cut that down to 37 minutes.
The song playing while Rochelle is watching/spying on the neighborhood is called "Der Kommissar" by After the Fire.
This is the first episode of Everybody Hates Chris on The CW.
The song playing while Chris was talking about being stood up was Hold Me Now by The Thompson Twins.
When Chris was practicing asking the girl out with Greg, the narrator makes a comment about "Brokeback Hallway." This was in reference to the 2005 movie Brokeback Mountain based on the novel be E Annie Proulx, about the homosexual relationship between two cowboys.
The white Bronco driving on the freeway was OJ Simpson from 1994.
The film clip shown was of Pam Grier as Coffy from the movie of the same name. A lesser known fact was Coffy spawned the movie Foxy Brown which Antonio Fargas starred in.
Chris's outfit for his date was based on Don Johnson's outfit from Miami Vice. The series started airing in September 1984.