Embarrassing photos that Mikey takes:
1. Lily with her face mask on
2. Mitsuki with milk coming out of her nose
3. Gonard picking his nose
4. 17 pages of Guano playing with dolls
The phrase that Yes Man said, "Loose lips sink ships," is a refernece to the World War 2 American saying, created to discourage Americans from spilling information about the war to the enemy.
The editor of "The Scoop" tabloid magazine resembles J. Jonah Jameson, Peter Parker's (Spider-Man) boss at the "Daily Bugle."
The girls in Socky's music video resembles Shampoo from Ranma 1/2 and Rei from Neon Genesis Evangelion.
Socky is performing in the music video "Slim Socky" on the album Sockfest produced by Sockafella Records.
Sockey is appearing on a talk show very similar to "Late Night with Conan O'Brien"
Socky's bodyguard is a spoof of Batou from "Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex".
Dr. Takashi Katashi is a spoof of the character Hatake Kakashi from the anime "Naruto".
The robots from the theme song and the episode "Mikey Likes It (Garbage)" make an appearance as Ozu's guard robots.
-In the beginning, slapping his forehead when Guano yells 'CUT!'
-Later, Yoshi tells Guano to move his box tower 5 feet to the left (after he had cemented it to the ground)
Guano: Once upon a time there was a huge anime star with a tiny pimple. He didn't think it was a big deal either...then people found out about the pimple and he never worked again!
Guano: Or so I've heard...
Gonard: Mikey who cares? Its just a dimple
Guano: Not a dimple Gonard, a pimple.
Gonard: YOU'RE A MONSTER!
Socky: (rapping) I keep your feet warm I make your body sweat, you think your shoes are fly? Well you ain't seen nothing yet!
Girl dancers: Socky! Oh, oh, oh! Socky!
Editor: Mikey! Please have a seat!
Mikey: You printed everything I told you not to!
Editor: Yes I suppose I did! Very sorry about that...nothing personal
Mikey: It was all personal!
Editor: Yes... I suppose it was!
Guano: Who could leave such horrible rumors in the paper?
Gonard: Who indeed
Guano: Mitsuki was with Lily the whole time
Guano: Yes-man and Ozu never left the studio.
Guano: And I was teaching you to speak with a british accent
Gonard: (In a british accent) Rather.
Guano: That leaves only 1 person...
Guano: What?! You did it?
Sockey: Stay Sockey!
Lily: I lost my endorsement deal to a sock!? I might have well have lost to Guano!!
Guano: (smells armpit) What?
-In a photograph at Dr.Katashi's office.
Socky the rapper is introduced in this episode.
[b]Look Closely[/b]: Chii
Look closely at the wall of patients who have had plastic surgery. There is a pink-haired girl resembling Chii from the anime Chobits.
Mr. Suzuki's appearance resembles J. Jonah. Jameson, the editor chief who constantly tries to sabotage Spiderman's reputation.
Dr Katashi Takashi Headthing
Dr Katashi Takashi is influenced by Kakashi Hatake of the anime "Naruto".He covers one of his eyes with his headband as well.
Socky is closely similar to Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog. Like Triumph, Socky is a celebrity hand puppet and enjoys insulting people.
The title, Saving Face, is a reference to an ancient Chinese social custom. There, your "face" is your standing in society.