Wadska's time machine is mostly based on the design from the 1960 George Pal version of the film The Time Machine with a flux capacitor added from Back to the Future. The device is powered by potatoes which are actually used in common school science experiments to make a battery.
Turk calls Mondo "prop 8", a reference to the California proposal to allow gay marriage.
The loser at the bar refers to Ms. Teets as "Bowser" from Mario Brothers.
Turk brought a porn video called Justine's Beaver, a play on the name of Justin Bieber.