- Hey, It's That Place!: Eagle-eyed MSTies might notice that Gilbert's house is one of the houses that Jimmy visited in Hired!
- Technology Marches On: A decent number of the mentioned uses for springs have since been made obsolete thanks to computer technology.
Servo: "Ohh, I'll show Coily! I'm gonna digitize everything!"
- Lampshaded in the MST3K riffing: