• Model: Classical pieces with noisemakers, such as Leopold Mozart's Toy Symphony
  • Pieces referenced:
    • Mozart, Piano ConCerto No. 21 in C
  • Other allusions:
    • To be "eighty-sixed" is to be excluded. P. D. Q. supposedly wrote this piece specifically for devices that aren't accepted as musical instruments.
    • The title plays on the musical "No, No, Nanette," by Irving Caesar, Otto Harbach and Vincent Youmans.