In the opening skit's spoof of The Power And The Passion, the parody lyrics describe Port Adelaide as "worse then Ben Elton Live". The poster shown as these lyrics are sung includes the text "3 shows only", a reference to the number of episodes that aired before the show was axed.
Shown on a TV screen during the opening skit's spoof of American Idiot.
Clip of Jack Trengove performing as Mick Jagger in the Player Revue shown in the opening segment.
In the opening skit, Richard Wilkins does a mock report that Meat Loaf could be in doubt for the following weekend's AFL Grand Final, in a self-parody of his regular segment from Today.