* BeamMeUpScotty: "It's good to be the King!" is often misquoted without the 'the' in shout-outs by other works.
* HeyItsThatGuy:
** A group of cavemen is led by Sid Caesar.
** The Ethopian slave Josephus is played by tap-dancer Gregory Hines.
** Creator/JohnHurt is Jesus!
** One of the two Jews describing how they were tortured by the Spaniards is everyone's favorite Jewish stand-up comic, Jackie Mason.
** [[TheGoldenGirls Bea Arthur]] cameoed as the lady in the unemployment booth.
** Cloris Leachman as Madame Defarge.
** [[Magazine/{{Playboy}} Hugh Hefner]] in Ancient Rome mentioning his invention of the centerfold.
** Music/DavidLeeRoth has a line during the Spanish Inquisition musical number.
** And Creator/MadelineKahn is Empress Nympho!
* Hey, It's That Special Effect!: In the "parting of the Red Sea" scene, they're obviously using the effect from the Universal Studios tour. You can even see some of the metal grating they use.
* HeyItsThatVoice: '''OrsonWelles''' is the narrator.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The role of Josephus was written with Creator/RichardPryor in mind, but he was unable to accept due to his infamous freebasing accident in 1980.