Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon
There's a small signature "Crowe" located in the game intro, referring to Mark Crowe, one of the game designers and the artist of the game.
There's a TIE fighter (from Star Wars) in the junk freighter. It's been renamed to a bow-tie fighter from the cologne wars (as opposed to the Clone Wars in the Star Wars movie). Also the ship Jupiter 2 from the old "Lost in Space" series is located there.
Arnoid the Annihilator android is a spoof on Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator.
Fester has a postcard from Arrakis in his shop. Arrakis is the planet from the game series and movie "Dune". Also check out the other postcards.
When you first arrive to Monolith Burger, the USS Enterprise (from the original series) is docked and then warps away.
Astro Chicken is a spoof on Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel, where the cops put a chicken on the sergeant's desk. It uses the same jolly tune too.
In the programming cubicles at ScumSoft, there are two guys walking up and down, whipping the workers. These are Ken Williams and Rick Cavin, who was head of production at the time.
ScumSoft is a parody on Microsoft, and Elmo Pug seems to bear a resemblance to Microsoft CEO, Bill Gates.
At the end of the game Roger Wilco and the Andromedans land at the Sierra offices in Oakhurst. Ken Williams greets them and hires both Andromedans as programmers.
- The Aluminum Mallard is a spoof on the Millenium Falcon from Star Wars.