The title of the episode comes from the song "Love Rollercoaster" by the Ohio Players.
Ms. Eck shows Roberta a picture of Meg Ryan after she loses her looks: The Joker from the 1989 Tim Burton film Batman. Also, when Roberta threatens the science nerds and they ask her who is she, she says, "I'm Fat-Girl", another reference to the film.
Federline calls Roberta (dressed as Tyra) 'Omega Moo'. A reference to the sorority 'Omega Mu' in the film Revenge of the Nerds.
Holt changes his hair to resemble Donald Trump's and uses his catchphrase "You're Fired".
Cleveland Jr. sarcastically thanks Wikipedia for misinformation about girls. A shot at Wikipedia's policy of allowing anyone to add or change information.
Cleveland threatens to send Cleveland Jr. to one of "those camps" if he is dating a man, a reference to "straight camps" used to try to change gays back to straight.