Cindy McPherson's fourth appearance in the series.
Phil's second appearance in the series. The first was "Shinin".
The third time Ed gets shot in the chest, but even though his chain protected the vest from the bullet, he is still ricochet to the wall.
Throughout the episode, the plot is a parody of the 1983 crime drama Scarface
The white kid's dipped solid is a reference to Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back when Han Solo is frozen in carbonite
Riley looks up at the helicopter as he heads to shut down his fundraiser, in Goodfellas, Henry Hill is looking at a helicopter which is following him as he is in a cocaine-drugged state while doing his tasks
Riley confronting Jazmine about the money, in Goodfellas, Henry confronts his wife about cocaine
Riley believing that he is back being in the "loser" life, in Goodfellas, Henry narrorates of becoming a "schnook" after he started out as a young mobster and ended with betraying the Mafia
The scene where the kids tries to sell their candy on the streets while wearing sunglasses is a reference to the Quentin Tarantino film Reservoir Dogs
The phrase "You either gonna get down or lay down" is a reference to the 2002 film State Property, starring Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel, who was also referenced in this episode.
Thugnificent continues working as an UPS delivery man from "Bitches to Rags".