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The Benders

Though their methods and motives for killing are different, the Benders in this episode share their name with another killer family. The "Bloody Benders" were a family of serial killers from Kansas, killing an estimated 21 people between 1872 and 1873.

Jenkins: They're just a bunch of psycho hillbilly rednecks... lookin' for love in all the wrong places.

Referring to the song "Looking for Love" from the album of the same name by country singer Johnny Lee.

Kid: Godzilla vs. Mothra.
Dean: That's my favorite Godzilla! So much better than the original, right? (about Sam) He likes the remake.Movies in the Godzilla franchise referenced here include Godzilla (1954), Godzilla vs. Mothra (1962), and a remake, possibly the 1984 Godzilla remake, the 1998 American Godzilla, or the 1992 remake of Godzilla vs. Mothra.
Dean: If I tell you, will you promise not to make me into an ashtray?

Real-life serial killer, Ed Gein, was infamous for using human body parts as pieces of furniture or decorations; among these were human skulls that had been turned into ashtrays.

Jenkins: Ned Beatty time, man.

Alluding to the 1972 movie Deliverance starring Ned Beatty along with Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, and Ronny Cox. They play four city men who go canoeing down a river in Georgia and run afoul of vicious mountain men

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