Kenneth wants a recommendation to be a page in the Beijing Summer Games.
Michael Phelps and the 2008 Olympics are briefly mentioned
Multiple references are made to Michael Phelps's performance at the Beijing Olympics.
Mentioned by Charles Barkley (Kenan Thompson) on "The Charles Barkley Show"
These Olympic games mentioned as teams travel to Beijing
Mentioned when "Bird's Nest" is shown
Referenced by Wesley
Marion says that the 2008 Summer Games were too hard for her to watch on TV.
Mentioned by Matthew Mitcham during his introduction.
Clip of Stephanie Rice winning her swimming gold medal shown when she is the subject of a segment.
Clips of Matthew White hosting this title shown during his introduction.
Clips shown in segments on Stephanie Rice and Usain Bolt.
Several clips from the 2008 Olympics
Clips from NBC's coverage of the Beijing Olympics
Clips shown in an interview with judge Matthew Mitcham.
Clips shown during Leisel Jones' introduction.
Cartman's nightmare in the beginning of the episode spoofs parts of the opening ceremony, namely the opening drum number and the printing blocks sequence.
Bob Costas does the play-by-play for tetherball at the most recent Summer Games in Beijing.