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Trivia[]

  • Wendy's mom's first name is revealed to be "Alexis".
  • The opening disclaimer is played at the end of the special, while a new disclaimer appears at the start of the special taking its usual place saying "The following program contains the actual sound of an obesity drug being injected into Trey Parker's stomach. Viewer Discretion is advised."
  • This is the third storyline to focus on Cartman's weight, the first being "Fat Camp" in Season 4, and the second being "Let Them Eat Goo" in Season Twenty-Three.
  • According to behind-the-scenes footage, initial versions would have seen Kenny surviving the special, appearing in the cafeteria at the end with the rest of the boys.[1]
  • The Indian factory has a sign on it that says प्रयोगशाला (prayogashaala, "Laboratory").
  • On the dashboard of the big rig, there is a pamphlet, flyer and magazine that reference past episodes and characters:
  • Cartman wears the same Hawaiian shirt at the end of the special as he did in "The Poor Kid".
  • The URL myLizzo.com[region locked] that is seen in the Lizzo commercial redirects to this special's streaming listing on Paramount+.
  • The phone number 1-833-MYLIZZO (or 1-833-695-4996) leads to an audio playback of the Lizzo commercial.
  • The ATV Trix Rabbit was riding is a 2004-2005 Honda TRX450R.
  • Spencer Hollis had a cameo at the cafeteria drinking Cred

References to popular culture[]

  • The opening sequence is based off the opening sequence of the 2004 film Dawn of the Dead. It has similar montage of audio and footage news reports with flashes of static as the film.
  • List of audio, photos and videos that make up the opening sequence:
    • An image of personal trainer Lucy Bergin as part of a video documenting her weight loss journey.[2]
    • A video clip extract from E! News.[3]
    • A video clip extract from Oprah Daily's "The Life You Want" Class.[4]
    • A close-up photo of a pack of Ozempic.[5]
    • A close-up photo of an unpacked Ozempic syringe.[6]
    • A video clip extract from Nightline.[7]
  • Several real-life mascots for cereal or snack brands appear, namely:
  • The sequence of Butters in a spacesuit references a scene from the movie Interstellar, where the protagonist enters a black hole.
  • The big chase near the end is a reference to the Mad Max movies.
  • The song that plays at the party just before Randy arrives is "Family Affair" by Mary J. Blige.
  • The song that plays after Randy injects himself with Ozempic is "Cry Little Sister" by Gerard McMann, which featured in the movie The Lost Boys.
  • The song at the end when Cartman learns he is free from being fat shamed is "Free Ride" by The Edgar Winter Group.
  • The scene during the "Navigate the American Health Care System" montage where Butters gets lost in a maze of upside down and sideways stairs leading to various medical buildings is a reference to Relativity by M. C. Escher.
  • At the beginning of the episode, the doctor writes Cartman a prescription for Lizzo, referring to the singer known for body positivity themes in her lyrics and performances.
    • The day after the feature premiered, the real Lizzo posted a reaction video to her social media accounts as she watched the "Lizzo" drug commercial. Although initially concerned, then shocked, she was ultimately content that her body-positivity ethos had reached South Park creators. Lizzo ended by singing the jingle for the satirical pharmaceutical.[8][9]
    • The "Lizzo" pharmaceutical commercial shows a patient holding a vinyl record sleeve that blends visual aspects of cover art from Lizzo's actual releases Special, Big Grrrl Small World, and the Barbie film soundtrack (where Lizzo provides the opening track).
  • The weight loss prescription drug Ozempic is mentioned throughout the episode, as well as Mounjaro and Zepbound, both of which are the brand name for Tirzepatide.
    • The "Lizzo" commercial featuring Sharon parodies the commercial ads for Ozempic, which features people doing various activities while talking about the benefits of the drug to the tune of "It's Magic" by Pilot.[10][11]
  • Butters refers to Cartman's first cereal bomb as an "Oppenheimer", a reference to J. Robert Oppenheimer who directed the Manhattan Project in 1942, which created the atomic bomb used by America to bomb Hiroshima and Nagaski during World War 2, popularized by the 2023 biographical film.
  • Cartman's upgraded cereal bomb is called a "Stormy Daniels", a reference to the American pornographic film actress and director of the same name who served as a prosecution witness during the ongoing (May 2024) trial involving former US President Donald Trump.
  • The song played as the boys prepare their own weight-loss drug for Cartman is "It's My Life What Ever I Wanna Do" by Indian singer Vennu Mallesh.
  • In the background of the "Lizzo" pharmaceutical commercial, the patient listening to a Lizzo album sits in a room where the vinyl Pink Floyd album Dark Side of the Moon is prominently displayed alongside a wall poster of jazz musician Miles Davis.

Continuity[]

  • Cartman's doctor has a degree from the University of the Mountains.
  • Cartman rips on Kyle for being ginger twice. One of these instances has him mention that Kyle has freckles. This goes against what Cartman says in "Ginger Kids" where he says Kyle is not a ginger for not having freckles (or light skin). But if Kyle truly is a ginger, it does give truth to him being called a "ginger Jersey Jew" in "It's a Jersey Thing".
  • Bradley Biggle appears on a missing poster in the cafeteria, referencing his role as Mintberry Crunch.

Goofs[]

  • When Cartman was making the cereal bomb, the Cocoa Puffs cereal box design changed in 2 scenes
  • List of errors in the Periodic Table displayed at Kyle's laboratory.
    • Rhenium (Re) incorrectly labelled as "Ru".
    • Osmium (Os) and Hassium (Hs) are missing. All adjacent elements of up to Group 12 are shifted as a result.
    • Five instances of "Ti" labelled in place of "Au" (Gold), "Cn" (Copernicium), "Tl" (Thallium), "Rn" (Radon) and "Og" (Oganesson).

Kenny's Death[]

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  • Tony the Tiger throws Kenny against a car's windshield killing him instantly. This marks Kenny's first onscreen death since "The Pandemic Special".

Dubbing Changes[]

International Titles[]

Language Title Translation
French South Park: La fin de l'obésité South Park: The End of Obesity
German South Park: Das Ende der Fettleibigkeit South Park: The End of Obesity
Italian South Park: La fine dell'obesità South Park: The End of Obesity
Portuguese (Brazil) South Park: O Fim da Obesidade South Park: The End of Obesity
Spanish (Latin America) South Park: El Fin De La Obesidad South Park: The End of Obesity

Common[]

  • In the opening sequence for the Italian and Latin Spanish dubs, the woman's scream of "Oh my God!" is muted.
  • The weight loss from taking Ozempic as claimed by Alexis Testaburger outside Tweek Bros. Coffeehouse is converted to metric in the following dubs:
    • Italian: 5 kg (11 lbs)
    • Spanish (Latin America): 3 kg (6.6 lbs)
  • During Cartman's weight measurement, his weight loss of 1.3 lbs is converted to metric in the following dubs:
    • Italian: 0.58 kg (1.28 lbs)
    • Portuguese (Brazil): 0.6 kg (1.32 lbs)
    • Spanish (Latin America): 0.5 kg (1.1 lbs)

Italian[]

  • Shelley's reaction in seeing Randy dressed in her crop top is changed to "What a piece of shit."
  • At the start of the boys' travel through the healthcare system, Kyle is given a line at the Central Medical, requesting to see the doctor for Cartman.
  • The doctor who sends Cartman for imaging specifies CT scan.
  • At the women's party, the mention of Zepbound by Linda Black is removed.
  • Randy's mention of "OxyContin" at the pharmacy is instead referred by their medical name "oxycodone".
  • While describing Cartman's "Oppenheimer", the use of "Twinkies" is replaced with Pan di Spagna (lit. "Spanish bread"), a variant of the Portuguese sponge cake Pão de Ló.
  • Just before the shooting at the semaglutide factory, a yellow-shirt worker is given a line in the dubbing, briefing another worker on the factory operations.
  • The diagnosis of "dia-bear-tes" is translated as melludito, a portmanteau of diabete mellito ("Diabetes mellitus") and udito ("hearing").
  • No location is specified on where Kyle's new source of raw semaglutide is supplied from.
  • Having noticed the women dressed as construction workers, the truck driver explicitly brings up "workplace safety rules" instead of simply calling them "inappropriate".
  • Sugar Bear's singing of the Golden Crisp is replaced with Ma che bontà, referencing the 1977 song of the same name by Italian singer Mina that focuses on extensive food tasting.

Portuguese (Brazil)[]

  • In Cartman's first imagination, he calls Wendy an "80-year-old whore".
  • Randy's mention of "OxyContin and Vicodin" at the pharmacy is instead referred by their medical names "oxycodone and hydrocodone".
  • While describing Cartman's "Oppenheimer", the use of "Twinkies and gravy" is replaced with "cake and beef broth".
  • Captain Crunch is given lines just before he is hit by the delivery truck. He is heard shouting "Cuidado..." ("Watch out!") as his vehicle swerves in front of the truck, followed by "Porra, porra!" ("Fuck, fuck!") when he is hit.

Spanish (Latin America)[]

  • All mentions of "MILFs" are changed to "madres sexys" ("sexy mothers").
  • All mentions of "molly" are changed to the common name of "ecstasy".

References[]

  1. thesouthparkers on Instagram (May 25, 2024). Retrieved on May 27, 2024.
  2. gritttfit on Instagram (November 17, 2023). Retrieved on May 24, 2024.
  3. Celebrities Who've Publicly Spoken About Ozempic. E! News on YouTube (July 5, 2023). Retrieved on May 24, 2024.
  4. Oprah on What We Get Wrong When It Comes to Weight Loss Conversations. Oprah Daily on YouTube (September 21, 2023). Retrieved on May 24, 2024.
  5. Kelley, Sonia (April 10, 2024). Semaglutide & eye health: Can Ozempic cause vision problems?. All About Vision. Retrieved on May 24, 2024.
  6. Thuduwage, Jenomi (December 27, 2022). Comparing Ozempic vs. Wegovy For Weight Loss. Pharmacy Planet. Retrieved on May 24, 2024.
  7. Weight loss patients eagerly await Ozempic, Mounjaro FDA update. ABC News on YouTube (May 2, 2023). Retrieved on May 24, 2024.
  8. @lizzo on TikTok
  9. Lizzo reacts to being named an Ozempic alternative in South Park joke: 'I'm really that bitch'. Entertainment Weekly (May 26, 2024). Retrieved on May 26, 2024.
  10. Ozempic Commercial (2022-2023)
  11. Ozempic Commercial #2 (2023-2024)


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"Cry Little Sister" • "Free Ride" • "It's My Life What Ever I Wanna Do" • "Navigate the American Health Care System" • "Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound"

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