• This episode was originally registered under the title "Lois Pewterschmidt Griffin".[1]
  • The title of this episode is also the title of a Family Guy book written from Lois’ point of view, released around the same time as this episode.
  • This is the third time the writers reference 9/11, the others being in “Airport ’07” and “Boys Do Cry.”
  • Writer Alex Borstein is credited as “” at the beginning of the episode.
  • At the end of the episode, the last scene cuts to an “Executive Producers” credit. The previous time an episode ended with an “Executive Producers” credit was a freeze frame during the pilot.
  • Lois allows the waste to be dumped into Quahog Lake once again, inadvertently causing the face of Jake Tucker to be fixed.
  • This is the first episode with a cutaway gag in a cutaway gag.
  • In the bedroom of the cabin, Quagmire performs kabuki to an Asian woman as foreplay.
  • Once Brian's fur falls off, Stewie discovers that Brian has a tattoo of Ziggy.
  • Evil Monkey becomes a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, and is shown with an issue of The Watchtower, a magazine published by and closely associated with the Witnesses. The cover of the magazine says The Watchtower even though the true cover only features the word Watchtower.
  • Peter strums a guitar with his left hand when his sings "Cowboy Butt Sex". By the nature of animation, most cartoon characters are naturally left-handed, but Peter strums with his right hand at other times including "Rock Lobster", "Iraq Lobster" and "A Lot of Tubes".
  • Live action footage of Ashley Ferl; the girl who cried during Sanjaya Malakar's performance on American Idol, is shown during the applause after the debate with Lois and Mayor West.[2]
  • Jason Voorhees appears twice, once in an interview with Trisha Takanawa, and again as the manager of the "Britches and Hose" clothing store.
  • Peter recalls the time he and the family vacationed with the mountain climber from the 'Cliffhangers' game on The Price is Right while Cleveland went to "Plinko". However, on the actual show, the mountain goes up to 25, and the Griffins are shown falling off after 17.
  • In the Amadeus parody scene, Brian has all of his fur back despite having lost the majority of it in the lake with the rest of the family. He is shown with a powdered wig like everyone else, however.
  • Stewie reminds Brian of "How many years" they should've gone berry picking, although Stewie remains only 1 year old.
  • In the censored version, when The Griffin family wear the white wigs and Stewie plays the piano, when he farts he is wearing a diaper. Uncensored, it's his bare buttocks.
  • At the beginning of the episode, the uncut version shows that the driveway to Quagmire’s Cabin is shaped like a penis.

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