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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* The episode's title is a play on the title of Jean-Luc Godard's 1963 film ''Le Petit Soldat''.
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* [[Eric Cartman|Cartman]] accidentally tells [[Butters Stotch|Butters]] that he and his cousin touched wieners. His cousins have already been seen in "[[Merry Christmas Charlie Manson!]]" and "[[Cartmanland]]". Although Cartman does not say which of his cousins, it is very likely that he was referring to [[Elvin Cartman|Elvin]].
* When Cartman is in the toy store, there is a game called ''Wolf'' on one of the shelves. This is a reference to ''Okami''; the box art is identical.
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* [[Stan Marsh]] and [[Kenny McCormick]] do not speak in this episode, but both can be seen in a few shots.
* This is one of only five episodes not to censor the word "shit" in broadcast. Others include "[[Ike's Wee Wee]]", "[[It's Christmas in Canada]]", "[[It Hits the Fan]]", and "[[Imaginationland Episode III]]".
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* Ronald, the clerk who appears at the beginning of the episode, appeared in the crowd to take pictures of [[Britney Spears]] in "[[Britney's New Look]] ".
* [[Stan Marsh|Stan]] and [[Kenny McCormick|Kenny]] do not speak in this episode, but both can be seen in a few shots.
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* The explorer mascot for the Toy Safari store seen at the start of the episode looks very similar to the [[William P. Connelly|leader]] of the [[Super Adventure Club]], the group who brain washed [[Jerome "Chef" McElroy|Chef]] into being a pedophile, which resulted in his near death in "[[The Return of Chef]]".
* Cartman's maternal grandma died in "[[Cartmanland]]".
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* [[Craig Tucker]] is jealous of Cartman and Thomas for having Tourette's because of fan speculation that he has Tourette's.
* Butters is shown urinating in the same way as in "[[Erection Day]]" and "[[Miss Teacher Bangs a Boy]]".
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* When Cartman goes to tell Dateline he does not want to be on the show, there is a painting on the wall that resembles Van Gogh's Sunflowers.
* Cartman sings the song "I've Got a Golden Ticket" from ''Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory''.
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* At the toy store, an [[Tiny Alien|alien toy]] can be seen that is similar to that in "[[Spookyfish]]", but bigger.
* The explorer mascot for the Toy Safari store seen at the start of the episode looks suspiciously like the leader of of the [[Super Adventure Club]], the group who brain washed [[Jerome "Chef" McElroy|Chef]] into being a pedophile, resulting in his near death in "[[The Return of Chef]]".
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* Some of the sexual predators at the end of the episode are carrying things:
* When waiting for an apology from Kyle, [[Wikipedia:Bugs Bunny|Bugs Bunny]] sounds effects are used for Cartman's blinking.
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** One has a bag and soft drink from [[wikipedia:Wendy's|Wendy's]].
* Craig is jealous of Cartman and Thomas for having Tourette's because of fan speculation that he has Tourette's. A running gag in this episode is whenever Cartman says something bad, Craig says "If I could say (whatever that quote was) (to whoever he said it) to, I would be soooooo happy."
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** One has a six pack of S'Moors, a nod to the [[S'more Schnapps|drink]] from "[[The Red Badge of Gayness]]".
* The pedophile at the beginning of the episode is one of [[cartman|Cartman]]'s assistants in "[[Miss Teacher Bangs a Boy]]".
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* [[Lola]]s hair was ''metallic bronze'' in the first scene in the South Park Elementary School, but returns to it's usual form further along in the episode.
* Cartman lets slip that he cries at night as he has no father.
 
* At the toy store you can see an [[Tiny Alien|alien toy]] that looks like the one from "[[Spookyfish]]", but bigger.
 
 
* This is one of the few, if not the only, episodes where Cartman actually learns a lesson, even if Kyle did not mean for him to.
 
* This is one of the few, if not the only, episodes where Cartman actually learns a lesson, even if Kyle did not mean for him to.
* When the pedophiles shoot themselves at the TV studio, after discovering it's a ''Chris Hansen Show, ''satirizes a real event of a perpetrator commiting suicide while being investigated by Dateline NBC's'' To Catch a Predator.''
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* This is one of only five episodes not to censor the word "shit" in broadcast before its total acceptation on Comedy Central. Others include "[[Ike's Wee Wee]]", "[[It's Christmas in Canada]]", "[[It Hits the Fan]]", and "[[Imaginationland, Episode III]]".
* This is to date the only episode where the word "fuck" is uncensored outside of ''[[South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut]]''.
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** This episode was one of the first to have the word "fuck" uncensored, outside of ''[[South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut]]''.
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**This was the first episode to use the V sub rating; this episode was rated TV-MA LV.
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**This was the first and only episode to be entirely uncensored and to air on midnight.
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==References to Popular Culture==
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* The episode's title is a play on the title of Jean-Luc Godard's 1963 film [[wikipedia:The_Little_Soldier|''Le Petit Soldat'']].
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* When Cartman is in the toy store, there is a game called ''Wolf'' on one of the shelves. This is a reference to ''[[w:c:okami:Okami|Okami]]''; the box art is identical.
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* Cartman sings the song "I've Got a Golden Ticket" from the 1971 film [[wikipedia:Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory|''Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory'']].
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* When waiting for an apology from Kyle, [[Wikipedia:Bugs Bunny|Bugs Bunny]] sounds effects are used for Cartman's blinking. This is one of the few occasional episodes in which cartoon sound effects are heard.
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*Chris Hansen's [[wikipedia:To Catch a Predator|''To Catch a Predator'']] is referenced several times in this episode.
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*After discovering they were at a Chris Hansen show, the pedophiles shoot themselves. This satirizes a real event of Texas district attorney [[wikipedia:Louis Conradt|Louis Condrat]] committing suicide during a sting operation conducted by ''To Catch a Predator''.
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==Goofs==
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* Immediately after the scene in which Kyle admonishes Cartman for exploiting Tourette's, he is seen smiling about Cartman's nomination during the ceremony at [[Whistlin' Willy's]].
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**Also, [[Shelly Marsh]], who is usually morose and irritated, sports a toothy grin.
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* Cartman said that his grandmother had recently died then had a 'truth confession' that she was not dead, yet his maternal grandma died in "[[Cartmanland]]".
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* After Cartman's words were confused, Trey Parker's natural scream was used instead of Cartman's scream.
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TriviaEdit

  • Cartman accidentally tells Butters that he and his cousin touched wieners. His cousins have already been seen in "Merry Christmas Charlie Manson!" and "Cartmanland". Although Cartman does not say which of his cousins, it is very likely that he was referring to Elvin.
  • Stan Marsh and Kenny McCormick do not speak in this episode, but both can be seen in a few shots.
  • Ronald, the clerk who appears at the beginning of the episode, appeared in the crowd to take pictures of Britney Spears in "Britney's New Look ".
  • The explorer mascot for the Toy Safari store seen at the start of the episode looks very similar to the leader of the Super Adventure Club, the group who brain washed Chef into being a pedophile, which resulted in his near death in "The Return of Chef".
  • Craig Tucker is jealous of Cartman and Thomas for having Tourette's because of fan speculation that he has Tourette's.
  • When Cartman goes to tell Dateline he does not want to be on the show, there is a painting on the wall that resembles Van Gogh's Sunflowers.
  • At the toy store, an alien toy can be seen that is similar to that in "Spookyfish", but bigger.
  • Some of the sexual predators at the end of the episode are carrying things:
  • Lolas hair was metallic bronze in the first scene in the South Park Elementary School, but returns to it's usual form further along in the episode.
  • This is one of the few, if not the only, episodes where Cartman actually learns a lesson, even if Kyle did not mean for him to.
  • This is one of only five episodes not to censor the word "shit" in broadcast before its total acceptation on Comedy Central. Others include "Ike's Wee Wee", "It's Christmas in Canada", "It Hits the Fan", and "Imaginationland, Episode III".
    • This episode was one of the first to have the word "fuck" uncensored, outside of South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut.
    • This was the first episode to use the V sub rating; this episode was rated TV-MA LV.
    • This was the first and only episode to be entirely uncensored and to air on midnight.

References to Popular CultureEdit

  • The episode's title is a play on the title of Jean-Luc Godard's 1963 film Le Petit Soldat.
  • When Cartman is in the toy store, there is a game called Wolf on one of the shelves. This is a reference to Okami; the box art is identical.
  • Cartman sings the song "I've Got a Golden Ticket" from the 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
  • When waiting for an apology from Kyle, Bugs Bunny sounds effects are used for Cartman's blinking. This is one of the few occasional episodes in which cartoon sound effects are heard.
  • Chris Hansen's To Catch a Predator is referenced several times in this episode.
  • After discovering they were at a Chris Hansen show, the pedophiles shoot themselves. This satirizes a real event of Texas district attorney Louis Condrat committing suicide during a sting operation conducted by To Catch a Predator.

GoofsEdit

  • Immediately after the scene in which Kyle admonishes Cartman for exploiting Tourette's, he is seen smiling about Cartman's nomination during the ceremony at Whistlin' Willy's.
    • Also, Shelly Marsh, who is usually morose and irritated, sports a toothy grin.
  • Cartman said that his grandmother had recently died then had a 'truth confession' that she was not dead, yet his maternal grandma died in "Cartmanland".
  • After Cartman's words were confused, Trey Parker's natural scream was used instead of Cartman's scream.


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Story Elements

"(I've Got a) Golden Ticket" • Tourette's SyndromeTourette's Tolerance and Understanding FoundationThomasMr. DonaldsonChris HansenDatelineColorado Neurology Center

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