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  • The bank notes in "Terrance and Phillip Give Us Your Money " are converted into Canadian Dollars.
  • The episode's title is a reference to the phrase "freedom isn't free".
  • As of this episode, Terrance has had cocaine.
  • This episode was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program.
  • In the episode, it's said that mium is Latin for "not really." However, it actually means nothing in Latin.
  • The game says the best deal is $50 for 5,700 Canadian coins. However, the best deal is actually 200 coins for 49¢.
    • 3 payments gets 600 coins for $1.47, as opposed to the offer of 550 coins for $5.
    • 6 payments gets 1,200 coins for $2.94, as opposed to the offer of 1,100 coins for $10.
    • 9 payments gets 1,800 coins for $4.41, as opposed to the offer of 1650 coins for $15.
    • 13 payments gets 2,600 coins for $6.37 as opposed to the offer of 2,500 coins for $20.
    • 29 payments gets 5,800 coins for $14.21 as opposed to the game's "best deal" of 5,700 coins for $50.

References to Popular Culture

  • Phillip compares the head of Canadian Bureau of Mobile Gaming to Al Pacino's role as the Devil in the film The Devil's Advocate.
  • Jimmy standing on the street corner with his phone to entice kids into playing the Terrance and Philip Game is similar to how drug dealers stand on corners in various TV shows and acts of fiction.
  • The game is similar to the freemium games Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff and The Simpsons: Tapped Out, based on South Park's rivals.
  • The fake currency shows Clams from Family Guy Quest for Stuff, Donuts from The Simpsons:Tapped Out, and Gems from Skylanders: Lost Islands.
  • NC9 is based on CBC News.
  • The scene where Parliament building was on fire, was likely references to the attack on Parliament Hill, which happened on October 22, 2014.


  • This is Satan's latest appearance since "Hell on Earth 2006".
  • Randy only drinks wine and gluten-free Pabst Blue Ribbon.
  • Randy asks Stan how many songs he thinks he'll have to write to cover the money Stan paid on the Terrance and Philip game, referencing that he's Lorde.
  • Jimmy's mentioning how he got help from a higher power is a callback to when Randy had to go to AA Meetings in "Bloody Mary" and how they were all about asking for help from a higher power.
  • The Three Feathers Indian Casino from "Red Man's Greed" makes a reappearance.
  • The phrase "This is a sad day for Canada and, therefore, the entire world." by the news reporter was used in "Royal Pudding" by a news reporter covering the Royal Wedding.
  • The Prince of Canada return, from "Royal Pudding".


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Story Elements

The Canadian Department of Mobile Gaming • Canadian SatanTerrance and Phillip Give Us Your Money Mobile Game SatanTerrance and Phillip • Drink Responsibly PSA • Possessed Stan Marsh • Smorgasvein




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