Episode 47: Matters of Honor (Season 3, Episode 1)
Synopsis: In which the army of light gains a new ally and a totally awesome new ship, and dark alliances are revealed.
“Welcome back, your dreams were ticket out” is from the theme song to the classic sitcom Welcome Back Kotter.
“And they told two friends. And so on, and so on, and so on…” https://www.retroist.com/2015/12/14/and-they-told-two-friends-how-faberge-organics-shampoo-explained-virality/
At less than a minute into season 3, Jon and Chris reveal they are old as DIRT.
Strider/Aragorn (John Hurt) meets the Hobbits at the Prancing Pony, from Ralph Bakshi’s Lord of the Rings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orLz433Cf-g
Ambassador Fox (Gene Lyons) from “A Taste of Armageddon”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfqIpf987vM