The episode`s title is a spoof of a movie`s title called "Free Willy."
The Yes Man: You are cruising for a bruising!
Guano: I think I just threw up in my mouth a little.
Mikey: Argh! Can't you at least wash off some of that garbage smell between takes!?
The losing chef and his assistant (the ones who later have their clothes stolen) appear to be based on Shin and Hiro Nohara from the anime Crayon Shin Chan.