This episode reveals that the Mayor is named Lance Goldframe and is 58 years old.
It's also revealed that he ate most of Chompy's family (except for Cassie), confirming a fan theory of why they didn't appear after "Dream Goat!".
The Vice Mayor mentions the events of the episode "Dream Goat!".
This episode also reveals that the Miss Dimmsdale from that episode is named Edna Crandall.
This episode reveals how Lance and Chompy first met.
This is one of the few episodes where Winston's parents appear without him.
The Simpsons - The Miss Dimmsdale contestant Edna Crandall was named after a line said by Homer in the Simpsons episode "Grade School Confidential", where he said that he's been calling Bart's teacher Edna Krabappel "Crandall", and that nobody told him her correct name.
The Powerpuff Girls - When the Vice Mayor becomes the new mayor of Dimmsdale after Lance is chased out of town, Edna becomes the new Vice Mayor and now wears a suit similar to Sara Bellum from the Powerpuff Girls, except Edna's outfit is colored blue and she wears pants instead of a skirt.