Batman: The Animated Series was on Fox when this episode aired. It joined Kids' WB! in fall 1997, months after Freakazoid! was canceled.
A snippet of the theme from Batman: The Animated Series (originally composed by Danny Elfman for Tim Burton's 1989 Batman film) plays during the scene.
Batman art is seen in the background at both the comic book store and the comic convention in "And Fanboy Is His Name." A fan in a Batman costume is seen at the Anaheim comic convention in "Freak-a-Panel."