Kyle: They are actually going to tear down the Showboat club.
Regine: The Showboat? Is that that old jazz club you keep rattling on about?
Kyle: (to Big Max) I will not walk through a door marked "whoopee" unless it's into a bungalow marked "marriage."
Zelda: I remember after that horse kicked me in the head. Things looked bleak...for a while. But then my dog started giving me some really good advice. Yes, he did! Yes, he did! Yes. Yes, he did!
Claire: Hello there. Keep drinking and you'll burn in hell. How are things? Oh, I see. You can't talk. Busy sucking down your damnation.
Big Max: Leaving me in the lurch like this. I'll put a bullet in your ear!
Kay: Hey, hey! You only kill men, remember?
Big Max: Damn.
Regine: Shoot, if I had lived in the '20s, I would have been a real diva, like Josephine Baker.
A reference to the singer/dancer/actress who came to fame in Paris in the 1920s.
Pianist: They call me Duke.
Big Max rejects an audition by legendary jazz pianist/composer/bandleader Duke Ellington.
Synclaire: Why don't we bombard the planning commission with telegrams? The only reason Baretta is on the air today is because I sent hundreds of them to the network.
Synclaire is in denial about the fate of the 1970s series starring Robert Blake.
Episode Title: A Raze in Harlem
The title is a play on the title of the 1991 film A Rage in Harlem, starring Forest Whitaker and Danny Glover.