Lavon tells Zoe that this town reminds her of Friday Night Lights (2006) the TV show. Cress Williams, who plays Lavon, played Ornette Howard in Friday Night Lights. Also, Scott Porter, who plays George, played Jason Street in Friday Night Lights.
While Zoe talks to Gigi Godfrey in her home while the party is being set up, the song 'Good Girls Go Bad' by Cobra Starship ft. Leighton Meester begins to play. Leighton Meester is married to Rachel Bilson's ex-boyfriend, actor Adam Brody. Rachel plays Zoe Hart on the show and Rachel and Adam's characters in the TV show 'The O.C.', Seth and Summer dated in the show.