Rainier Wolfcastle saying "Remember when I said I would eat you last? I lied!" to the piece of pie on the dinner table, is a parody of the movie Commando when Arnold Schwarzenegger says "Remember when I said I would kill you last? I lied!"
The music playing when the family arrives in Toronto is "Take Off" by Bob and Doug McKenzie, featuring Rush and their lead singer, Geddy Lee.
One of the studios Bart passes by is filming "Canadian Graffiti", a parody of the George Lucas movie "American Graffiti". Graffiti consists of "Obey the Rules!"
Milhouse's line "Take off hoser!" is a reference to Bob and Doug McKenzie.