[A banana is reduced to a shrivelled husk.]
Ed Mercer: So...it's an anti-banana ray?
Kelly Grayson: It's really interesting.
Ed Mercer: We need no longer fear the banana.
Kelly Grayson: Does it work on all fruit?
Ed Mercer: What about salads?
When the Krill shuttles land, they park on either side of the entrance to Epsilon station, but when the Orville crew are escaping, the Krill shuttles are gone momentarily (during the firefight), only to return to their proper places a moment later as the Orville shuttle takes off.
At the start of the episode, the way Dr Finn's son is trying to wake her up is the same as when Stewie tried to wake Lois up in the Family Guy episode "Stewie Loves Lois", also by Seth MacFarlane.