- Cole, when asked what his real name is while being interrogated by the Fulcrum agents, quotes the famous introduction of fictional British superspy James Bond.
- The title of the episode is taken from Lethal Weapon.
- Morgan says, "Laugh it up, fuzzballs", a slight variation of the line Han Solo told Chewbacca in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.
- When told by Cole to "always go for the knee", Chuck asks if he means to "sweep the leg", referencing The Karate Kid, where Sensei John Kreese (Martin Kove) gives Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) the same advice to defeat Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio).
- When Morgan is preparing for his game of Wii Tennis, his plan is to re-create a Wimbledon match of John McEnroe's. Anna responds with McEnroe's famous line "You can't be serious".
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