The team is zapped into a new world as spaceship heroes to save a damaged starship from certain destruction, but Sashi accidentally turns Penn into a weird space animal.
- Space World in general is an allusion to the original Star Trek series.
- Often in the episode, Penn speaks like William Shatner, who played Captain Kirk in the original Star Trek.
- Larry can be seen walking in front of Middleburg Central High in the opening shot.
- Mr. Kobayashi and Mrs. Kobayashi, Sashi's parents, make their first appearance.
- A brother of Sashi's is also mentioned, though it's unknown if it's the same brother who appeared in a flashback in "Babypocalypse".
- On a bus passing by the Odyssey, these is an advertisement for the famous juggler Madivaqua, who was shown on a magazine in "Chuckle City".