In the opening wraparound segment the Crypt Keeper is playing the official Tales From The Crypt pinball machine.
In the closing wraparound segment, the Crypt Keeper is watching some scenes on TV from this episode and notes that the actor playing Larry sounds familiar. Of course, the actor is John Kassir who voices the Crypt Keeper.
Crypt Keeper Wardrobe: The vest and shirt worn by the Crypt Keeper in these segments are also used in "The Assassin", "In The Groove" and "Fatal Caper" segments, among others. This outfit replaced the traditional robe as the Crypt Keeper's basic look when he wasn't dressed as an occupation or a famous person.