T-Rex mentions having a Tumblr page dedicated to posers.
As Bart and T-Rex begin fighting, the band plays the fight music from Star Trek.
The Decemberists appear as Springfield Charter Co-Op Experiment's new music teachers. Singer Colin Meloy asking who wants to "learn a song about press gangs and infanticide" refers to their 2009 song "The Rake".
There is no opening sequence in this episode. Marking this as the 9th episode to not have the Couch Gag, Billboard Gag and the Chalkboard Gag.
This is the second episode where people from a different area move to Springfield which effects the whole area. The first was Coming to Homerica.
Before this episode came out in The Simpsons: Tapped Out players could build the Cool Brown House for their Springfield for a limited time.
Terrence and Emily hire a tattoo artist for T-Rex's birthday party even though it is illegal for children to get tattoos.