- Continuity Nod: At the marriage counselor, Apu and Manjula are walking out after sorting out their problems from "The Sweetest Apu" (Well, sort of).
- Disney Acid Sequence: Homer's song about walking eventually turns into one, where he walks across a globe.
- Mood Whiplash: Home goes from singing a cheerful song about walking to getting hit by Marge's car.
- An in-universe example happens when Homer is at the video store and looks at screens showing a comedy about a monkey as a newspaper editor and a dramatic Lifetime movie.
- Musicalis Interruptus: Homer's song about walking gets interrupted by Marge hitting him with her car.
- Never Trust a Trailer: The TV spot for this episode takes Homer and Marge's argument out of context.Marge: I hate you!
Homer: It's like you hate me, your own husband, whom you're contractually obligated to like.
Homer: It's like you hate me, your own husband.
- And in the actual episode...
Marge: That's ridiculous. I don't like you. I mean hate you. Hate you. Hate you! I hate you!
- Pun-Based Title: The comedy about a monkey as a newspaper editor is titled "Editor-In-Chimp".
- Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: During Homer's song about walking, two guards deny him entry in Turkmenistan but change their minds upon being bribed.
- There's No Kill Like Overkill: When Homer's licence is revoked, Judge Harm cuts it in half with a mini-guillotine, shreds the halves, feeds it to her dogs and tells one of the guards to burn their poop.