When introducing the family to their new cable Homer says they have "1600 hours of quality programming a day." A number that if divided by the hours in a day would equal 66.6 (recurring) channels, fitting for the theme of the episode.
Bart shows interest in Hell even though he had actually been there three episodes back and hated it, however he may have forgotten it due to easy memory loss caused from watching television which he would mention in the 5th season premier.
The opening scene where Moses shatters tablets is similar to Charlton Heston in the film The Ten Commandments.
Homer jumping in the street to get the attention of the corrupt cable workman driving his van is based upon a scene in the film North by Northwest.