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  • The title is a reference to the Elvis Presley song "Heartbreak Hotel".
  • Steve's story parodies the film Somewhere in Time. Additionally, when Steve looks at the painting, Sergei Rachmaninov's "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, variation No. 18" plays which was also featured in the film.
  • When Steve "travels through time," he wears the same outfit Marty McFly did in Back to the Future.
  • "Reganomics Lamborghini's" hair catching fire parodies other 1980s incidents of Michael Jackson and Richard Pryor's hair catching fire.
  • Francine wonders how did she get Paulie Walnuts' hair, referring to the character Peter Paul "Paulie Walnuts" Gualtieri from the HBO series, The Sopranos.

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