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- This is the third movie and the second "made-for-TV" movie of South Park, it also continues after the events of South Park: Post Covid.
- Alpha Air, the fictional airline featured in the airport scene, is a parody of Delta Airlines.
- The "Kenny McCormickron" variant is parody of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 that was discovered in November 2021.
- In the revised future, Stan has joined the United States Space Force. His rank insignia seems to be that of chief master sergeant (a high-ranking non-commissioned officer).
- The daily schedule at Shady Acres includes "Sitting in the sun room", "Look out the window", "Move around" and "Remember [illegible]".
- On the phone to Kyle, Cartman says in Hebrew, "Family isn't an important thing; It is everything." (Mishpacha hi lo davar chashuv: Hi hachol.; משפחה היא לֹא דבר חשוב היא הכל)
- When killing adult Clyde, Cartman says in Hebrew, "peace be upon you." (Sholem Aleichem; שלום עליכם)
- The owner of the Asylum mentions that Victor's parents never came back from the movie. However, in South Park: Post Covid, Mr. and Mrs. Stotch can be seen in the retirement home, meaning that Butters was straight up abandoned by his parents.
- Shelly Marsh appears without her braces and headgear, yet speaks with a lisp. This is common with people who have their braces removed.
- Wendy explains to Stan that Kenny was trying to return to March 10, 2021, which was the air date for "South ParQ Vaccination Special".
References to Popular Culture
- Andrew Cuomo appears in the news broadcast and announces himself as a pervert in reference to several sexual harassment allegations against him.
- Adult Clyde wearing the aluminum foil while walking through South Park is a reference to The Terminator. The music in the background creates more emphasis for this reference.
- The electronic billboards of the "Geisha Candy Ad" from South Park: Post Covid make their return in this special and is a reference to Blade Runner.
- Just like in South Park: Post Covid, Space Jam 2 is mentioned and blamed for the current events, along with the COVID-19 pandemic.
- The line that adult Timmy says at the end of the special mirrors the one said by Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol.
- The scene of Adult Cartman hiding his family in the attic of the South Park Church and his daughter Menorah Cartman writing a diary is a reference to Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl, and diarist who hid from the Nazi Party in 1942 during their occupation of the Netherlands.
- This is the second time this topic has been spoofed with Cartman, the first being in "Major Boobage".
- Non-Fungible tokens, or NFTs, are heavily referenced and made a central focus for Victor Chaos's character as a crypto marketer.
- The fire chief seen outside the Super 12 Motel Plus explains the incident on-site to Stan and Kyle, with several terminologies that are commonly used among crypto investors.
- "Hodl, hodl" - An acronym for "hold on (for) dear life."
- "Mooning" - A significant spike in price and volume, akin to "going to the moon".
- "Right-click" - Refers to the act of right-clicking an NFT image and using the "Save As" function.
- "Pump and dump" - A manipulative scheme where scammers influence investors to buy certain coins, thereafter selling the coins at peak values for themselves, resulting in a crash in value and therefore significant losses for the investors.
- "FOMO" - An acronym for "fear of missing out."
- "Flippening" - Refers to the possible situation where Ethereum takes over Bitcoin as the top cryptocurrency in market capitalization.
- Kevin Stoley mistakes Cartman's "Foundation Against Time Travel" for a Doctor Who convention. He then proceeds to chant "Exterminate! Exterminate!" which is the catchphrase of the Daleks from the series. Additionally, he is dressed like the 4th doctor.
- The song "I Forgive You" by Kelly Clarkson is played during the scene where Stan, Kyle, Cartman, and Kenny ride the helicopter to see a Denver Nuggets basketball game.
- The bathrooms at Shady Acres have pronouns on them (he/him and she/her) instead of the male/female symbols.
- The members of QAnon are shown apologizing for the United States Capitol attack that occurred on January 6, 2021.
- The whiskey which Stan drinks at Skeeter's Wine Bar Plus is named "The Makallan 12", parodying scotch whiskey brand The Macallan. The fictional brand last appeared in "You're Not Yelping".
- Below is the lineup for the basketball match between Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers:
- The sponsorship of the basketball game is with Coors, Coors Light is a beer brand.
- When Stan hosts a virtual birthday party:
- Kenny's screen name is "SPUSD ipad 4675930", which probably stands for "South Park Unified School District"; presumably, his family do not have a suitable computer for home learning so they were loaned an iPad by the school district, a common practice in the COVID pandemic.
- As well as several of the kids, Uncle Jimbo also attends, as does someone called "Miriam."
- Tweek's screen name is "TweekBrosCoffee", presumably because he is using his parents' computer.
- City Phở sells phở vegan bò ("vegan beef pho"), phở vegan gà ("vegan chicken pho"), and thêm extra ("extra extras").
- Rabbi Cartman throwing rocks at one of the school's windows to get Clyde's attention is a reference to the popular Shakespeare play, Romeo and Juliet.
- When Mrs. Nelson dismisses the class during Stan's flashback at the beginning, Cartman incorrectly refers to Heather Williams as "Heather Thompson".
- When Stan yells "JESUS CHRIST!" after Adult Clyde is shot, Kyle's mouth is seen moving instead of his.
- Depending on interpretation of time travel rules, the whole plot would technically end up with a time paradox. When Stan, Kyle and Cartman from the original timeline change the past, they erase the reason for Kenny to invent the time machine in the first place. As a result, the boys in the new timeline have no reason or technology to go back in time.
- This may be an example however of multiverse time-travel (i.e. the act of time traveling itself) creating a new timeline separate from the traveler's origin. This would explain how Kyle was able to travel to the past after Clyde had already went back to kill him.
- After Cartman stopped punching Kyle, he is seen with no bruises. But when Kyle stands up, he is seen with blood dripping next to his lips.
- On the flight information board, it shows the flight to South Park as "ALA 5630" with a departure time of 3:11 PM. However, on the airport clerk's computer screen, it shows "763" with the departure time of 10:00.
- On the airport clerk's computer screen, the destination for Las Vegas, Nevada is misspelled as "Las Vegas, Navada".
- On the notice card placed on the airport clerk's desk, the sentence "Earn miles to use on seat upgrades" is misspelled as "Earn miles to ues on seat upgrades".