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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
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==The Dead Celebrities==
 
==The Dead Celebrities==
 
Some of the ghosts that Ike sees or are waiting on the plane in Purgatory:
 
Some of the ghosts that Ike sees or are waiting on the plane in Purgatory:
 
 
* Adam Michael Goldstein aka DJ AM - Musician (March 30, 1973 – August 28, 2009).
 
* Adam Michael Goldstein aka DJ AM - Musician (March 30, 1973 – August 28, 2009).
 
* Arturo Gatti - boxer (April 15, 1972 – July 11, 2009)
 
* Arturo Gatti - boxer (April 15, 1972 – July 11, 2009)
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* David Carradine - actor (December 8, 1936 – June 3, 2009).
 
* David Carradine - actor (December 8, 1936 – June 3, 2009).
 
* Dom DeLuise - actor (August 1, 1933 – May 4, 2009).
 
* Dom DeLuise - actor (August 1, 1933 – May 4, 2009).
* Ed McMahon - TV game show host (March 6, 1923 – June 23, 2009).
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* Farrah Fawcett - actress (February 2, 1947 – June 25, 2009).
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* [[Kyle Broflovski|Kyle]]'s house.
* John Hughes - director (February 18, 1950 – August 6, 2009).
 
* Les Paul - musician and inventor (June 9, 1915 – August 13, 2009).
 
* [[Michael Jackson]] - singer (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009).
 
* Natasha Richardson - actress (11 May 1963 – 18 March 2009).
 
* Oscar G. Mayer Jr. - businessman (March 16, 1914 – July 6, 2009).
 
* Patrick Swayze - actor (August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009).
 
* Ricardo Montalbán - actor (November 25, 1920 – January 14, 2009).
 
* Steve McNair - American footballer (February 14, 1973 – July 4, 2009).
 
* Ted Kennedy - U.S. Senator (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009).
 
* [[Walter Cronkite]] - TV anchorman, journalist (November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009).
 
 
==Continuity==
 
* A fictional version of [[Michael Jackson]] named Mr. Jefferson appeared in "[[The Jeffersons]]." Despite this, the [[The Boys|boys]] do not seem to recognize him afterwards.
 
* The scene when [[Billy Mays]] talks and the boys tell him to "shut up" references a scene in which the boys say the same thing to [[Butters Stotch|Butters]] in "[[Good Times with Weapons]]."
 
* One of the beauty pageant contestants resembles [[Estella]] from the episode "[[Pip]]."
 
 
==Goofs==
 
* When [[Billy Mays]] is trying to sell his products in Purgatory, he is seated next to Kennedy and Richardson and behind some background characters. At the end, when they land in [[Hell]], he is seated next to someone else. At the part where all the celebrities yell, Mays is no longer present.
 
* In the scene where [[Eric Cartman|Cartman]] shows them Mays selling a product for cleaning blood stains out of underwear, they start out in Cartman's house when they go to the TV. However, when they go back to see the boys' reaction to the commercial, they are in [[Kyle Broflovski|Kyle]]'s house.
 
 
* In a deleted scene, viewable on the Season 13 DVD and Blu-ray, where the boys and Michael Jackson (in [[Ike Broflovski|Ike]]'s body) were in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California, the tombstone shows a death date of 25 July - Jackson actually died on 25 June. However, many people believed this to be a clue that Jackson is alive.
 
* In a deleted scene, viewable on the Season 13 DVD and Blu-ray, where the boys and Michael Jackson (in [[Ike Broflovski|Ike]]'s body) were in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California, the tombstone shows a death date of 25 July - Jackson actually died on 25 June. However, many people believed this to be a clue that Jackson is alive.
 
* The male doctor says he will let Dr. Phillips take care of it, but the woman's tag says, "Dr. Tangina."
 
* The male doctor says he will let Dr. Phillips take care of it, but the woman's tag says, "Dr. Tangina."

Revision as of 23:40, January 14, 2015


Trivia

  • According to this episode, Stan apparently has a stronger digestive system than Cartman, or as Cartman puts it, a "golden rectum of the Gods".

References to Popular Culture

  • Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson from The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS) featured in Ghost Hunters are called in to investigate. Both have stated that they loved the parody.
  • Cartman makes several references to Chipotle Mexican Grill.
  • Most of the products Billy Mays pitches are fictional, with the exception of The Big City Slider Station and Mighty Mend-It.
  • When Ike tells his therapist that he "sees dead celebrities" he paraphrases the famous quote "I see dead people" from M. Night Shyamalan's film The Sixth Sense.
  • The episode parodies the film Little Miss Sunshine and the show Toddlers & Tiaras, with the children's pageant.
  • The psychic from the hospital is a reference to actress Zelda Rubinstein, who acted as the eccentric psychic Tangina Barrons in Poltergeist. This role was previously referenced in "With Apologies to Jesse Jackson."

The Dead Celebrities

Some of the ghosts that Ike sees or are waiting on the plane in Purgatory:

  • Adam Michael Goldstein aka DJ AM - Musician (March 30, 1973 – August 28, 2009).
  • Arturo Gatti - boxer (April 15, 1972 – July 11, 2009)
  • Bea Arthur - actress (May 13, 1922 – April 25, 2009).
  • Billy Mays - TV pitchman (July 20, 1958 – June 28, 2009).
  • David Carradine - actor (December 8, 1936 – June 3, 2009).
  • Dom DeLuise - actor (August 1, 1933 – May 4, 2009).
  • Kyle's house.
  • In a deleted scene, viewable on the Season 13 DVD and Blu-ray, where the boys and Michael Jackson (in Ike's body) were in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California, the tombstone shows a death date of 25 July - Jackson actually died on 25 June. However, many people believed this to be a clue that Jackson is alive.
  • The male doctor says he will let Dr. Phillips take care of it, but the woman's tag says, "Dr. Tangina."

Hidden Visitors

  • When Ike is announced winner of the pageant, a hidden Visitor wearing a wig and makeup is visible in the last row of the theater.
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