The food fight that starts between a few people and ends up involving the whole crowd, is reminiscence of the action in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scene 1.
Original International Air Dates:
Canada: April 5, 2013 on Citytv
Brad: Two star-crossed lovers, both alike in dignity, in fair Chicago, where we lay our scene.
Brad switches out "two households" for "two star-crossed lovers" and "Verona" for "Chicago" in his reference to the prologue of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet.
Brad: They hath made the beast with two butts!
A reference from William Shakespeare's play, Othello Act 1 Scene 1. Iago's claim about Desdemona and Othello, "I am one, sir, that comes to tell you your daughter and the Moor are now making the beast with two backs."