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  • The title references Waiting for Guffman which itself references Waiting for Godot.
  • When Homer says "No one's ever been killed by a t-shirt canon", a t-shirt is fired into the Flanders's house, breaking the picture of Maude Flanders. Ned looks directly at the audience after the picture breaks, a reference to his wife Maude being killed by a t-shirt cannon in "Alone Again, Natura-Diddily".
  • Barney's statements of "First they came" invokes the poem of the same name by Pastor Martin Niemöller.
  • When the president of Duff Beer says, "With great taste comes great responsibility", it is a reference to the famous "with great power there must also come great responsibility" line spoken by Ben Parker, uncle of Peter Parker/Spider-Man.
  • The song that plays during several of the scenes is P!nk's "Get the Party Started".
  • The end credits include a clip of Sam Simon describing his work, with a thank-you to him. Simon had died the week before on March 8, 2015.
  • Homer is tapped as Duffman's replacement, although previous episodes. like "Marge and Homer Turn a Couple Play" have shown there to be more than one actor playing Duffman.
  • This is one of the few episodes to have Duffman make a major appearance.
  • The intro advert for Homer as Duffman is a parody of the hit fantasy HBO show Game of Thrones and later Homer does a oath that parodies the Night Watches oath.


  • When the flight attendant says they are out of fuel, the propellers of the Duff Blimp are still working.
  • The train that hits the cyclists at the railroad crossing has an automobile's horn rather than a locomotive horn.
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