According to Maurice LaMarche on the video commentary, his roars and growls were to be similar to the Incredible Hulk from the 1982 cartoon series from Marvel.
Winston: Who do you think you are? Lois Lane?
Lois Lane is a comic book character from DC Comics who works as a reporter for the fictional Daily Planet newspaper and is usually depicted as being Superman's girlfriend.
The news show "20/40/60" is a parody of 20/20. Roone Ancient is a parody of 60 Minutes contributor Andy Rooney.