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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* Cartman uses and alters the line "They mostly come at night; mostly" from the film ''Aliens'' in this episode.
 
* Skyler and his band reappear in "[[Timmy 2000]]".
 
 
* First episode in the meteor shower story arc.
 
* First episode in the meteor shower story arc.
* This is the first episode of South Park not to feature [[Kenny McCormick|Kenny]], [[Kyle Broflovski|Kyle]], or [[Stan Marsh|Stan]].
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* This is the first episode of South Park to not feature all [[The boys|four main characters]], as it is focusing on [[Eric Cartman]] exclusively.
 
* This is the only episode of the trilogy without Kyle.
 
* This is the only episode of the trilogy without Kyle.
* When Skyler notices his Guitar after Shelly pulls it apart the name of the litter box the guitar is in says "Kitty" however when Skyler picks up the broken Guitar the litter box says "Kitty Poo Poo".
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* This the first appearance of [[Skyler]] and [[The Lords of The Underworld]].
* Shelly calls Eric many things such as "Turd-man of Alcatraz", which is an obvious reference to the Birdman of Alcatraz, "Turd Rock from the Sun", a reference to Third Rock from the Sun, and "Richard the Turd."
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* It is implied that Skyler is over 18 years old and Shelly is 12. This kind of relationship is illegal in the United States.
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* After [[Shelly Marsh]] destroys [[Skyler]] guitar and puts it in the cat litter, the name of the litter box reads "Kitty" however when Skyler picks up the broken Guitar the litter box says "Kitty Poo Poo".
 
* The fat orange and black cat in the alley looks quite a bit like Garfield.
 
* The fat orange and black cat in the alley looks quite a bit like Garfield.
* The music that Mr Kitty plays on the stereo is the same as the one in the gay animal disco in "[[Big Gay Al's Big Gay Boat Ride]]".
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* The music that [[Mr. Kitty]] plays on the stereo is the same as the one in the gay animal disco in "[[Big Gay Al's Big Gay Boat Ride]]".
 
* In the cat party, Mr. Kitty's butt is peach for some seconds.
 
* In the cat party, Mr. Kitty's butt is peach for some seconds.
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* The cats are doing [[Wikipedia:Nepeta cataria|Catnip]] like lines of [[Wikipedia:Cocaine|Cocaine]], orgies and cocaine parties are a stereotype of the 1970s.
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* When Cartman snaps a photo of Shelly kissing Skyler he shouts "Ha ha, charade you are! Looks like you're the turd now!" This is a play on a lyric from the [[Wikipedia:Pink Floyd|Pink Floyd]] song Pigs (Three Different Ones) from their 1977 album [[Wikipedia:Animals (album)|Animals]]. This becomes a running catch phrase of Eric's in future episodes.
   
 
==References to Popular Culture==
 
==References to Popular Culture==
* Cartman is playing [[Wikipedia:Wild Wild West|Wild Wild West]], which was released in theatres June 30, 1999 less than a month after this episode aired. The movie starred Will Smith and was based on the 1965 television series [[Wikipedia:The Wild Wild West|The Wild Wild West]].
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===Wild Wild West===
* Rumperstumpskin is holding "[[Wikipedia:Selma Hayek|Selma Hayek]]" hostage and is threatening to kill her and the President. Selma Hayek played the role of Rita Escobar the female lead in the film. The plot to the Wild Wild West filmed involved the main villain kidnapping Escobar and the President.
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Cartman is playing [[Wikipedia:Wild Wild West|Wild Wild West]], which was released in theaters June 30, 1999 less than a month after this episode aired. The movie starred Will Smith and was based on the 1965 television series [[Wikipedia:The Wild Wild West|The Wild Wild West]]. All of Eric Cartmans toys take on roles from the movie.
* Artimus Cylde Frog wants to play "Slip 'n' Slide" in Selma Hayek's pants. Clearly he is not talking about the [[Wikipedia:Slip 'n' Slide|Slip 'n' Slide]] a children's toy that involves slipping down a wet sheet of plastic. No, he's talking about a sexual act involving two men and one anus (the gender belonging to that anus is a matter of your preference), guy number one performs anal sex until ejaculation and guy number two then has anal sex after, using guy number ones semen as lube.
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* [[Rumpertumskin]] as Arliss Loveless. He kidnaps the President of the United States and Rita Escobar.
* Cartman is playing the role of Captain James West, the hero of the film Wild Wild West played by [[Wikipedia:Will Smith|Will Smith]].
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* [[Clyde Frog]] - U.S. Marshal Artemus Gordon.
* Cartman "saves the day" by stopping a giant mechanical spider then he begins singing a very bastardized version of the song [[Wikipedia:Wild Wild West (Will Smith song)|Wild Wild West]] which was written and performed by Will Smith. It was featured on the Wild Wild West soundtrack. The main villain in Wild Wild West tries to complete his mad scheme of taking over the United States with a giant mechanical spider.
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* [[Polly Prissypants]] - Rita Escobar played by Salma Hayek.
* Cartman hesitantly gives his mother an [[Wikipedia:Eskimo kissing|Eskimo kiss]] a form of expression between Inuit, usually family, involving rubbing noses.
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* [[Eric Cartman]] - U.S. Marshall James West played by Will Smith.
* Cartman likens Shelly's abuses like "those nanny videos on TV", this is in reference to [[Wikipedia:Dateline NBC|Dateline NBC]] who at the time of these episode aired was doing a series of episodes focusing on nanny abuse.
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* Eric sings a bastardization of the theme song [[Wild Wild West Rap]] originally performed by Will Smith. The song describes characters and events of the movie.
* Cartman was watching the 1986 film [[Wikipedia:Aliens|Aliens]], the scene was identical to a similar scene (and the line "They mostly come out at night... Mostly") was directly from the movie. The scene involves Newt (Carrie Henn) telling Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) about the alien creatures that live on the planet. He uses that line many times in many different ways, such as to describe a meteor shower.
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* Clyde Frog is used to make a sexual innuendo out of "slip 'n' slide" towards Polly Prissypants.
* Shelly changes the channel to [[Wikipedia:Friends|Friends]] a sit-com that ran from 1994-2004. It was about a group of friends who lived in Manhattan together.
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===Turd Puns===
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Shelly uses many "turd" puns to convey her contempt of Eric while in charge at his house.
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* Turd Man of Alcatraz - Bird Man of Alcatraz was a movie based on an actual event of a prisoner that escaped from Alcatraz island prison.
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* Richard the Turd - Is a name of a Shakespeare play as well as a King of England from 1843 - 1845.
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* Turd Rock from the Sun - An American sit-com that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC.
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* Astro-turd - A type of artificial grass used in sports stadiums in place of real grass.
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* Turdle Dove - Turtle Dove a type of bird found in Eastern Europe and Northern African continents. Referenced in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas".
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===Movie and TV References===
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* [[Wikipedia:Dateline NBC|Dateline NBC]] - Cartman likens Shelly's abuses like "those nanny videos on TV", this is in reference to nanny abuse videos exposed on NBC news series airing at the time.
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* [[Wikipedia:Aliens|Aliens]] - Cartman was watching this 1986 film, the scene was identical to a similar scene (and the line "They mostly come out at night... Mostly") was directly from the movie. He uses that line many times in many different ways, such as to describe a meteor shower.
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* [[Wikipedia:Friends|Friends]] - Shelly changes the channel to a sit-com that ran from 1994-2004.
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*[[Wikipedia:Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope|Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope]] - Cartman tells Mr. Kitty that she is his only hope in much the same way that Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) does in when she records a message asking Obi-Wan Kenobi for help into R2D2.
 
* The Wild Animal Program that Cartman watches is a parody of the [[Wikipedia:Wild Kingdom|Wild Kingdom]] a nature series that ran from 1963 to 1988.
 
* The Wild Animal Program that Cartman watches is a parody of the [[Wikipedia:Wild Kingdom|Wild Kingdom]] a nature series that ran from 1963 to 1988.
* Shelly gets even more inventive with her turd insults throughout the episode:
 
** "Turdman of Alcatraz", which is a parody of the Birdman of Alcatraz, who was [[Wikipedia:Robert Franklin Stroud|Robert Franklin Stroud]], a prisoner who kept birds as a hobby while in prison.
 
** Astroturd is a play on [[Wikipedia:Astroturf|Astroturf]] which is an artificial surface made to resemble grass, commonly used in Baseball fields and other sporting events. It was invented in 1965 by Donald L. Elbert, James M. Faria, and Robert T. Wright, employees of Monsanto Company.
 
** Turd Rock from the Sun is a play on the name of the sit-com [[Wikipedia:3rd Rock from the Sun|3rd Rock from the Sun]] which ran from 1996-2001. It was about three aliens who come to Earth, disguised as humans in an attempt to learn about the Earth which they believed to be the least important planet in the universe.
 
** Richard the Turd which is a play on [[Wikipedia:Richard III of England|Richard the Third]] the King of England from 1483-1485, he was the subject of a play by William Shakespeare.
 
** Turdledove, which is a play on the [[Wikipedia:Turtle Dove|Turtle Dove]] a breed of bird native to Turkey and Norther Africa.
 
* Cartman gives Kitty [[Wikipedia:Nepeta cataria|Catnip]] a plant that is like a narcotic to felines.
 
* When Cartman snaps a photo of Shelly kissing Skyler he shouts "Ha ha, charade you are! Looks like you're the turd now!" This is a play on a lyric from the [[Wikipedia:Pink Floyd|Pink Floyd]] song Pigs (Three Different Ones) from their 1977 album [[Wikipedia:Animals (album)|Animals]]. The song uses the phrase "ha ha, charade you are!" multiple times during the song.
 
* Cartman tells Mr. Kitty that she is his only hope in much the same way that Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) does in [[Wikipedia:Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope|Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope]] when she records a message asking Obi-Wan Kenobi for help into R2D2.
 
* The cats are doing catnip like lines of [[Wikipedia:Cocaine|Cocaine]], orgies and cocaine parties are a stereotype of the 1970s.
 
   
 
==Hidden Visitor(s)==
 
==Hidden Visitor(s)==

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Trivia

  • First episode in the meteor shower story arc.
  • This is the first episode of South Park to not feature all four main characters, as it is focusing on Eric Cartman exclusively.
  • This is the only episode of the trilogy without Kyle.
  • This the first appearance of Skyler and The Lords of The Underworld.
  • It is implied that Skyler is over 18 years old and Shelly is 12. This kind of relationship is illegal in the United States.
  • After Shelly Marsh destroys Skyler guitar and puts it in the cat litter, the name of the litter box reads "Kitty" however when Skyler picks up the broken Guitar the litter box says "Kitty Poo Poo".
  • The fat orange and black cat in the alley looks quite a bit like Garfield.
  • The music that Mr. Kitty plays on the stereo is the same as the one in the gay animal disco in "Big Gay Al's Big Gay Boat Ride".
  • In the cat party, Mr. Kitty's butt is peach for some seconds.
  • The cats are doing Catnip like lines of Cocaine, orgies and cocaine parties are a stereotype of the 1970s.
  • When Cartman snaps a photo of Shelly kissing Skyler he shouts "Ha ha, charade you are! Looks like you're the turd now!" This is a play on a lyric from the Pink Floyd song Pigs (Three Different Ones) from their 1977 album Animals. This becomes a running catch phrase of Eric's in future episodes.

References to Popular Culture

Wild Wild West

Cartman is playing Wild Wild West, which was released in theaters June 30, 1999 less than a month after this episode aired. The movie starred Will Smith and was based on the 1965 television series The Wild Wild West. All of Eric Cartmans toys take on roles from the movie.

  • Rumpertumskin as Arliss Loveless. He kidnaps the President of the United States and Rita Escobar.
  • Clyde Frog - U.S. Marshal Artemus Gordon.
  • Polly Prissypants - Rita Escobar played by Salma Hayek.
  • Eric Cartman - U.S. Marshall James West played by Will Smith.
  • Eric sings a bastardization of the theme song Wild Wild West Rap originally performed by Will Smith. The song describes characters and events of the movie.
  • Clyde Frog is used to make a sexual innuendo out of "slip 'n' slide" towards Polly Prissypants.

Turd Puns

Shelly uses many "turd" puns to convey her contempt of Eric while in charge at his house.

  • Turd Man of Alcatraz - Bird Man of Alcatraz was a movie based on an actual event of a prisoner that escaped from Alcatraz island prison.
  • Richard the Turd - Is a name of a Shakespeare play as well as a King of England from 1843 - 1845.
  • Turd Rock from the Sun - An American sit-com that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC.
  • Astro-turd - A type of artificial grass used in sports stadiums in place of real grass.
  • Turdle Dove - Turtle Dove a type of bird found in Eastern Europe and Northern African continents. Referenced in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas".

Movie and TV References

  • Dateline NBC - Cartman likens Shelly's abuses like "those nanny videos on TV", this is in reference to nanny abuse videos exposed on NBC news series airing at the time.
  • Aliens - Cartman was watching this 1986 film, the scene was identical to a similar scene (and the line "They mostly come out at night... Mostly") was directly from the movie. He uses that line many times in many different ways, such as to describe a meteor shower.
  • Friends - Shelly changes the channel to a sit-com that ran from 1994-2004.
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope - Cartman tells Mr. Kitty that she is his only hope in much the same way that Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) does in when she records a message asking Obi-Wan Kenobi for help into R2D2.
  • The Wild Animal Program that Cartman watches is a parody of the Wild Kingdom a nature series that ran from 1963 to 1988.

Hidden Visitor(s)

Behind Ripley when Cartman is watching "Aliens."
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