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The PC babies and their constant crying is a reference to the Snowflake Generation who practice political correctness and become easily offended.
PC Principal being offended at the idea that gender was assigned to the babies is a reference to the belief that assigning a gender at birth is offensive and harmful.
Mr. Hankey blaming the sleep medication Ambien for his offensive tweets is a reference to comedian Rosanne Barr, who lost her television show in 2018 after making an offensive tweet regarding former U.S. president Barrack Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett that she claimed was intended to be a joke. She then attributed her tweet as a side effect from taking Ambien.
The song Mr. Hankey arranges the school band to play, Deck the Halls, is a traditional Christmas song, although a bad version is played.
The PC babies crying at the doctor wearing a Speedy Gonzales t-shirt is a reference to the Warner Brothers character who in recent times has been deemed offensive due to being portrayed as a Mexican stereotype. Cartoon Network has previously shelved the shorts and reinstated them after support from the Latin-American community.
The Mr. Hankey Hearing is a parody of the Senate Judiciary Hearing for Brett Kavanaugh who was being nominated for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
In the window display at the Halloween Outlet, there are various comic and video game characters masks and costumes including:
Marvel Comics: Spider-Man, Black Panther, Captain America, Deadpool
When Stan answers to Kyle that Mr. Hankey has been there for them once, he's referring to 'I Should Have Never Gone Ziplining', where Mr. Hankey rescued the boys from the boat ride (sans Kenny, who had died from boredom before he got there).
The end credits do not feature the #cancelsouthpark hashtag and have returned to their original black screen with the credits in front.
At the beginning of Mr. Hankey's Christmas Concert, Laura Tucker shown from the back walking towards the performance in a short sleeved green shirt and dark green skirt with flower pattern. When the camera shows the audience from the front, she is now wearing a long sleeved dress with a white belt and collar, similar to her old design. After the audience becomes upset and begins to leave, she is wearing her short sleeved shirt and dark green skirt again.