Burt Reynolds defied Standards law in promoting The Burt Book, his fictitious picture collection. The line in question was a pitch for ladies to buy the book: "Get your r___s off."
The voice of the director in the "Street Scene" short film is Bob Sarlatte, who later became David Letterman's first announcer as well as the PA announcer for the San Francisco 49ers.
"Vomitorium" was considered the nadir of SNL's fifth season.
At the time this episode aired, Burt Reynolds had just broken up with Sally Field and he was in an emotionally fragile state all week.