- His team-up bonus "I Wanna Be The Very Best" is likely a reference to the Pokémon theme song: "Gotta Catch 'Em All".
- His companion, Old Lace, has similar appearance and animations to the Skulker.
- Chase Stein has two themed weapons, & .
- Many of Chase Stein's Abilities are references from the following songs:
- Team Rocket
- The name is highly likely a reference to the villains in the anime: Pokémon.