Bart also references the Diet Coke and Mentos eruption, using a pack of Green Apple Mentos, a normal can of Coke, and a styrofoam cup.
The car Homer loans is a first generation Cadillac CTS.
This is the second episode in a row where a character (Bart/Nancy) orders another character to do something (Skinner to go knitting/Sid to bang his head against a wall) and they obey, claiming they're only doing it because they want to.
When Donny is in Principal Skinner's office after the assembly, it's 5:50. The clock in the office may be broken.
After Principal Skinner locks Bart and Donny in the detention room, he chuckles to himself, but his mouth doesn't move.
↑Keller, Richard (2008-03-02). The Debarted. tvsquad.com. Retrieved on 2008-03-03.