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  • This is the first Christmas themed episode since Season Eight's "Woodland Critter Christmas".
  • The police making racist jokes and bullying minorities references the Ferguson, Missouri case where a black man named Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer. The police also tell each other to choke and shoot the black men also referring to the shooting of Michael Brown and the choking death of Eric Garner.
  • The hologram of Kurt Cobain loads a shotgun and briefly holds it up to his mouth, which refers to how the real Kurt Cobain committed suicide.
  • Kenny does not appear in this episode. Thus making this another season where he doesn't die.
  • Bill Cosby trying to molest Taylor Swift during the Holiday Special refers to the sexual assault allegations on Cosby, which occurred during the time around the making of this episode.
  • This episode represents holography in a way that is physically wrong and misleading. The most direct proof being Michael Jackson's hologram killing the Record Producer.

References to Popular Culture

  • Miley Cyrus is seen swinging on an ornament, which is a reference to her popular song, Wrecking Ball.
  • The hologram plot references The Terminator; the police station chase, the theme music.
  • Cartman references Johnny Depp and the movie Transcendence.
  • Pewdiepie, a YouTube celebrity, makes a major interacting appearance in this episode.
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is referenced in this episode.
  • Taylor Swift's outfit is based on Esther Williams' appearance, when she performs Baby, it's Cold Outside with Ricardo Montalbán in the film Neptune's Daughter.


  • The episode brings back many plots and characters from all of Season Eighteen.
    • "Go Fund Yourself": The holiday special's name "The Washington Redskins' Go Fuck Yourself Holiday Special"
    • "Gluten Free Ebola": On the live Twitter feed of the special, one of the usernames is "@glutenkillz".
    • "The Cissy": Cartman mentions he is becoming "transgender" and that they will have to give him his own bathroom.
    • "The Magic Bush": On the live Twitter feed of the special, one of the usernames is "@FullBushbro".
    • "Grounded Vindaloop": Steve from customer service makes a reappearance.
    • "Cock Magic": On the live Twitter feed of the special, one of the usernames is "@cockmagic4life".
    • "REHASH": This episode is a direct continuation of this last one.
  • Officer Addams mentions a black man snooping around the old Jefferson estate. This is a reference to the Season Eight episode "The Jeffersons".
  • Angelina Jolie appears in the trailer for "The Washington Redskins' Go Fuck Yourself Holiday Special" where she scratches herself between her legs. This is a reference to the Season Eleven episode "Lice Capades".
  • When Randy reveals to Shelly that he's actually the singer Lorde, he mentions that not only Stan and Sharon knew, but also his father; Marvin Marsh.
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