Homer's "I Love to Walk" song is a parody of "Talk to the Animals" from the 1967 animated film Doctor Dolittle.
Homer sings the intro to Chaka Khan's album I Feel for You on the karaoke microphone.
In the traffic jam scene, a red volkswagen new beetle with two women inside it, can be seen. this is a reference to the fact that the majority of the new beetles sold in North America from its production run from 1998 to 2010 were bought by female drivers, earning its reputation in North America as a "woman's car".
In past episodes, Mr. Burns has been shown to walk without falling down. But in this episode, he cannot walk, so how can he get around?
Also, in the scene where Bart said he would bite his hand off, he looked fine. After Homer was reminiscing about himself going to the movie store, in the background you could see Bart without his handcuffs on, and he was in his bandage again.