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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 cannon", 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 both the "drink responsibly" disclaimer in most beer advertisements and 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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