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The use of characters making noise while riding was also included in Season 8's "Pre-School", where the sixth graders make the same sounds while riding their bicycles.
Emmanuel Lewis as the Dictionary Officiate is a play on the fact he portrayed the cute child star of 1980's sit-com Webster as Webster is also a name of a well known dictionary publisher.
The New York Times quickly issued an editorial which, while acknowledging the logic of the effort to change the meaning of the term "fag," was nevertheless critical of the episode.
Father Maxi holding the sign that says "God hates fags" is a reference to the Westboro Baptist Church, a church notorious for holding hate protests.
The concept of the whole "you can't say fag unless you're homosexual" from "It Hits the Fan" business seems to be dropped in this episode for an unknown reason, likely because it's not being used to refer to homosexuality anymore.