The episode begins with Blaine signing up for a lot of extra-curricular. He then sings”Everybody wants to rule the world”. He is doing this as he wants to fill the time with Kurt being in New York. He then signs up to run against Brittany for the Student Council President. Kurt is trying to choose a right outfit for his interview at Vogue.com; he is also very nervous. He is supposed to meet Isabelle at Vogue and it seems that a great reputation precedes her. Finally the moment arrives and Kurt meets Isabelle. Turns out that he had to reason to be nervous at all! She is very warm and welcoming. Moreover, she too is from Ohio. ..Read the full recap
Kurt says "We're not in Ohio anymore, Rachel." This is in reference to Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. The famous "We're not in Kansas anymore." quote.
Kurt references "Project Runway" when talking to Isabelle. Project Runway is a show about aspiring designers that compete against each other.