Manhatten, Kansas, the location of the haunted Phi Beta Delta fraternity at Kansas State University, is also the hometown of Cassandra Peterson, aka Elvira, the Mistress of the Dark.
Vicki: "Come on, sugar, drink up. I'm buying tonight."
Richard: "Hey, if anyone can drive a man to drink, it's you."
Bobby:(his foot goes through floor) "No wonder this place is so cheap."
Carl:(foreshadowing)"That ain't the only reason."
Bobby: (to Janet) "Nothing up here bites.
Carl:(foreshadowing again) "Nothing much."
The titles of the two recreations are "The Brotherhood" (the story about Phi Beta Delta) and "The Headless Ghost" (Bobby Mackey's Music World).
Bobby Mackey's Music World has also been explored by the TV series "Encounters," "Sightings" and "A Haunting In..." on the Discovery Channel.
Run on the UPN in September 1995, the series was now called "Real Ghosts." The opening narration was slightly altered, a middle story was dropped and the series started using more recognizable actors, but it was not picked up as a regular series.
Edward Winter, who plays Carl Lawson in the "Headless Ghost" storyline, was actually credited as Ed Winter. Winter is best known for playing Colonel Flagg in the TV Series M*A*S*H.
Josh's opening narration: "Ever since I saw the movie Animal house, I thought it would be a blast to live in a fraternity."
Josh is alluding to the 1975 movie "Animal House" with Tim Matheson, John Belushi and Bruce McGill.
Mike and Josh hear noises in the library when they stay the night.
Mike: "Phasers on stun."
Josh: "Aye, captain."
Their sayings are oriented to the Classic Star Trek series.