The episode title is a play on the film title "Easy Rider". The show has previously punned the title in Ear-Sy Rider. This episode also marks the One-Eyed Snakes second apperance in the show, their first was also in Ear-Sy rider.
This episode marks Hugo's first appearance in the show in nearly two years. His previous appearance was in My Fuzzy Valentine which originally aired on February 10, 2013.
A promotional image for the episode shows Tina and Louise on the podium after the race with the trophy and Tina wearing a second place rosette. No such scene aired in the final episode, they are last shown at the Grand Prix crossing the finish line and the trophy appears in the final scene in Louise's bedroom and during the credits. The image is in the gallery section on this wiki.
Gretchen can be seen dining with the woman who purchases the "Here Comes the Sun" sex toy at the first Ladygoods party from My Big Fat Greek Bob.
Hugo and Gretchen's relationship from Lobsterfest is brought up again in this episode.
Mr. Fischoeder can be seen watching the Grand Prix on the lawn with Owen, the employee he tries to sell to the kids when they buy the bumper car off him.
Horny Dave's jacket as worn by Critter, has been sewn together with a new jacket since it was ripped off by Cynthia in Ear-sy Rider.
A total of 3.34 million households watched this episode.
The bottom half of Critters shirt (below his forearm and Sidecar's feet) in the last shot before they refurbish the bumper car is colored grey. a lighter shade than the jacket sewn to Horny Dave's.