Shot of the empty Enterprise bridge is used as background in holodeck recreation of the original starship.
During the Star Trek convention, one fan asks about the combination to Kirks safe from this episode
Episode mentioned by Mark in his office when talking to William Shatner.
Mary talks about not knowing what fun was before, like Spock.
Fry says to Leonard Nimoy, "Remember that episode where you got high on spores and smacked Kirk around?"
Kirk mentions Omicron Ceti III and refers to what happened on planet.
A clip of this episodes was shown among the montage of Original Star Trek episodes.
This Side of Paradise gets an honorable mention.
clips from the episode are shown when Mike and Jay discuss Spock's emotional side
Clips from this episode of Star Trek are featured.
Crow and Servo parody the scene where a love happy Mr. Spock hangs from a tree.