The title is a play on the song "Ice Ice Baby" by Vanilla Ice.
Roger's line when he is posing as Professor Baxter, "Electric word, life. It means forever and that's a mighty long time," is the spoken prelude to Prince's song "Let's Go Crazy" from the album Purple Rain.
When Roger tries to put Hayley in detention, she corrects him by saying "There's no detention in college." Roger then "takes" 50 points from Gryffindor, a reference to the Harry Potter book series.
Ethan is portrayed, both in physical appearance and dressing, like Neil Perry in Dead Poets Society.
Maria is a parody of Sesame Street's Maria who first joined the cast in 1971.
The anime characters named Kichiro and Mojiro who guide Stan through the process are based on the mascots from the 2005 Aichi World Fair.
The final lines from Francine are an allusion to a scene in the film adaptation of Stephen King's The Shining.