- The series is littered with several references and homages to other previous series of Yu-Gi-Oh! and other Yugioh! Abridged series.
- One of the action cards is called Attack on Titan Super Dodge.
- "Yuya... Remember who you are...You're my son!"
- It contains own version of "Did you just summon a bunch of monsters in one turn?" "Yeah, so?" "That's against the rules, isn't it?"
- This episode dedicated to Robin Williams; therefore, there are references to his works.
- The title of the Episode is Night at the Duel School.
- "Oh shut up! O Captain, My Captain"
- Reiji's "I have a career. What the hell am I doing here?" line is a variation Williams's answer in a Whose Line Is It Anyway? episode where he was a guest star.
- Yuya saying to Shuzo that [he] never got a friend like [him].
- The questions Kyuando gave to Yuya before the duel are from Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
- Sora's note tells Yuya to stop by the Dark Side for cookies.
- A brief one from Mieru in episode 9 to DarkSideIncorporated's Yu-Gi-Oh! GX: The Abridged Series. "And by that I mean I want your penis."
- "I saved a bunch of money on my car insurance by switching to Geico!"
- The part with Hokuto (the Xyz Guy) telling Yaiba (the Synchro Guy) to have a Snickers is based from the Superbowl Bowl Snickers Ad.
- Apparently, Ayu knows Joey Wheeler.
- "Fluffals suuuuuck."
- Ding-dong, the bitch is dead!
- Yugo says the famous "Ain't nobody got time for that" meme.
- Before saying goodbye to Yuya, Hokuto mentions that he will go and see the newest Star Wars Movie. He also mentions to Serena that she looks like Kylo Ren if she also had a mask.
- "Twelve seconds later."
- Hilariously, they delibere a shout out to the original material, with Yuto telling to Yuya before fusing that "The fun is just getting started".
- As Berserker!Yuya summons Dark Rebellion Xyz Dragon, Yuya tells Kachidoki that he should have worn the brown pants today.
- Reiji and Himika declare that their group of fighters (The Lancers) will be better than The Avengers and The League Of Justice, while the Team Rocket's theme plays on the background.
- Takeda's hat resembling mouse ears, Halil's outfit and Olga's striking resemblance didn't pass unnoticed; they were turned into Disney's Mickey Mouse, Aladdin and Elsa respectively.
- "Greetings and welcome. I want to play a game."
- Teppei is called a "freaky fish guy" by Michio.
- "For the love of LittleKuriboh, man! Just say something!"
- Yuya decided that Sora is completely evil because he keeps killing Toriel.
- "There was never a tale of love and woe, than that of Teppei and his Michio".
- "A WILD REIJI APPEARS!!!"
- A part of Reiji and Yuya's conversation is based from Saix and Sora's conversation in Hollow Bastion.
- Yuya is an avid fan of Blue's Clues.
- Roger's voice is clearly based on Christopher Walken.
- Odd-Eyes rawring at the tone of John Cena's leifmotif.
- Shun's scene has him on the ceiling of his cell to knock off the guard while saying "I'm Batman".
- Jack! YUUUUUUYA!