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  • Kenny does not appear in this episode.
  • The White family's complaint about the school teaching their children liberal ideology is a reference to accusations of various schools and colleges of teaching students with liberal bias and hate towards President Donald Trump instead of remaining neutral.
  • The White family or The Whites, and their complaints throughout the episode is a pun on white nationalists, who have felt that, despite being the first settlers of America, white people have become oppressed and their complaints are ignored in favor of political correctness and cultural diversity.
  • Officer Bright's speech about not shooting President Garrison or making reference to shooting him, is a reference to numerous threats, whether they were real or satirical, made against President Trump, causing the Secret Service to investigate many of them.
  • Bob White tells Randy and his group about Hillary Clinton accepting money for her foundation from foreign diplomats, referring to the controversies involving her foundation.
  • Bob White mentions the War on Christmas and President Garrison's attempt to save Christmas, referring to use of "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas" and omitting Christmas themed designs by businesses to be politically correct and avoid upsetting those who do not celebrate Christmas. President Donald Trump has mentioned that he would bring back of the use "Merry Christmas".
  • The dog that Ike rides atop of is a Newfoundland Dog or "Newfie", a large working dog from Canada, known for their large size, calm and docile personality and their ability to carry heavy loads as well as perform water rescue.
  • Officer Barbrady can be seen among the crowd at the very end of the episode wearing his police attire, possibly meaning he was reinstated as a police officer since "PC Principal Final Justice".
    • This is most likely an error however due to it being in a crowd shot.
  • Bob White whistles the bird call of the bobwhite quail to get President Garrison's attention.
  • Sharon's vomiting on Randy resembles Stan's vomiting on Wendy.
  • Justin Trudeau is indeed (in real life) the 23rd and current prime minister of Canada.
  • Randy states that if the Canadians find President Garrison, they will probably nuke South Park, although Canada doesn't even possess weapons of mass destruction.
    • This is most likely Randy's error, due to his ignorance.
  • This is the last episode to feature the 2011 Comedy Central logo at the end, which had started with Season Fifteen's "HUMANCENTiPAD".
  • This is the last episode to air in 2017.

References to Popular Culture

  • Splatty Tomato is a reference to the television and movie review aggregate site, Rotten Tomatoes
  • While comparing President Garrison's approval rating, the news anchor mentions The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature which has a 9% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
  • The song that Strong Woman hears is (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right by Barbara Mandrell.
  • The red balloon with "Make America Great Again" that Tweek sees is a reference to the movie It, as well as the slogan and red hat used by Donald Trump during his 2016 presidential campaign.
  • Randy and the kids mention the Netflix show, Stranger Things and the 2017 version of the film It. However, it appears that they're mistaking Stranger Things for It. It's possible because both are starred by Finn Wolfhard.
  • Officer Bright's appearance resembles the character Jim Hopper from the Netflix show Stranger Things.
  • During the townhall assembly, Officer Bright and Randy mention actress and comedienne Kathy Griffin who lost her job at CNN and other stand up and acting jobs after posting an image of herself holding a bloody, severed head of President Donald Trump.
  • The 1980s Music Montage that play when the boys go looking for Ike are as follows:
    • The Super Bowl Shuffle by The Chicago Bears Shufflin' Crew.
    • Gloria by Laura Branigan.
    • Hold on to the Nights by Richard Marx.
    • Pac-Man Fever by Buckner & Garcia.
    • Queen of Hearts by Juice Newton.
  • The fox trap set by the townspeople is a reference to Fox News, which has been the only major news network that President Trump has claimed to give him fair and unbiased coverage.
  • The sound that is heard when Officer Bright and Randy see the campsite is a reference to Jason Voorhees from the Friday the 13th movies.


  • Throughout the episode, Heidi reflects back on events from season 20 and 21:
    • Heidi stops by the bridge where she quit Twitter and threw her phone off the bridge from "Skank Hunt".
    • The group stops by the cabin where Cartman's electronics were smashed by the boys during the search for Skankhunt42 in "Skank Hunt".
    • Heidi remembers when she and Eric would sit at the park and talk for hours.
    • Heidi mentions seeing Cartman roll his eyes whenever she began to speak to him in "White People Renovating Houses".
    • Heidi remembers the forest where she was dressed up as Gretel from Hansel and Gretel and kidnapped by the witch and Cartman mentions being upset with her for missing out on the pumpkin patch in "Sons A Witches".
    • When Heidi attempts to break up with Cartman, he threatens to kill himself again while singing Give Life A Try from "Put It Down".
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