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  • Kyle Broflovski's email address is
  • Throughout the episode, there are remarks that translate to mocking how few people read terms and conditions, mainly with Apple user agreements.
  • According to this episode, Kyle weighs 83 lbs.
  • It is revealed in the episode that Gerald Broflovski is a PC user.
  • The name of the man at the front of the HUMANCENTiPAD is revealed to be Junichi Takiyama who also featured in "City Sushi".
  • This was chosen to be the episode shown in the South Park Documentary "6 Days to Air: The Making of 'South Park'".

References to Popular Culture

  • The episode's title, and part of the plot, refers to Tom Six's The Human Centipede trilogy.
  • When Cartman has a tantrum in the store over the iPad, he quotes Al Pacino as Sonny in the movie Dog Day Afternoon when he is negotiating with Detective Eugene Moretti over the hostages in the bank.
  • How Apple was able to track Kyle is a reference to the discovery that certain Apple products would record the location of the user at regular intervals.
  • The "Toshiba HandiBook" is likely a parody of the Toshiba Thrive.
  • Cartman appeared on Dr. Phil to discuss his mother screwing him over, or "fucking" him.
  • The Council of Geniuses getting together to perform the "quickening" is a nod to the Highlander movies and TV show.
  • The Vulcan surface from the Star Trek episode "Amok Time" is used by the Geniuses to convert Gerald to Apple.
  • The scene where Cartman had a tantrum inside Best Buy followed by him crying in the car seem to have inspired a subculture on GoAnimate known as "Grounded Videos"[1], where a character on a children's show (such as Caillou, Little Bill, Arthur or Dora the Explorer) would act similarly to the scene in an uploaded video.


  • Liane now seems almost entirely unable to fall for Cartman's faking of being a good little kid. Cartman is now unable to make her buy him anything he wants and he seems to be trying even harder than he used to.
  • As the series progressed, Liane had seemed to think more and more of Cartman trying to outsmart her.


  • When the boys are playing with the ball, the ball is heard to hit before it is actually shown as making contact.
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Apple Inc.Steve JobsiPadTerms & ConditionsEric CartmanJunichi Takiyama


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