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- The original title of the episode was "Deal of the Decade". However, four days prior to air, the title was changed to "Time to Get Cereal".
- Ned Gerblanski receives his first speaking role in an episode since Season Five's "Here Comes the Neighborhood", which aired about 17 years prior to this episode.
- This episode marks Satan's first appearance and speaking role since Season Eighteen's "Freemium Isn't Free".
- Al Gore returns; aside from South Park: The Stick of Truth his last significant role was a brief appearance in the Imaginationland saga.
- ManBearPig is shown in reality for the second time after "Imaginationland, Episode II". In this instance, however, it is confirmed to be a demon and not a fictional character, as opposed to walking through the gate to Imaginationland.
- Real life restaurant chains Olive Garden, Red Lobster and Baskin Robbins are shown in this episode.
- This is the 7th time Cartman got arrested.
- This is the first episode where Kenny's lines are muffled in the subtitles, too.
- Stan wears his normal brown winter coat in one of the promo pictures for this episode, but in the actual episode, he wears his "100% HEMP Tegridy Farms" shirt.
References to Popular Culture
- The episode heavily references Red Dead Redemption 2 , particularly with Harrison Yates. More than once he references the feature of being able to rob trains amongst other gameplay references.
- Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope is alluded to when Al Gore says of his own name, "That's a name I haven't heard in a long time", in a similar fashion to the character Obi-Wan Kenobi.
- Real life news reels including Al Gore are seen in Olive Garden. They include him:
- On the campaign trail in 2000 during his bid to become U.S. president with his wife, Tipper and his running mate, Joe Lieberman.
- With Hillary Clinton during the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election.
- With George W. Bush in front of his official residence after conceding the 2000 Presidential election.
- Walking the red carpet with his family in 2007 after being nominated for an Oscar for his film, An Inconvenient Truth.
- Schongauer's The Temptation of Saint Anthony is seen in the library and used to evidence the existence of Manbearpig and his origins as a demon.
- The episode mock PSAs in general but in particular those promoting libraries by enthusing about how important the 'local library' is.
- Al tells the boys that he invented the internet after showing them his computer. This is a reference to an often misquoted line in which Gore actually claimed that he "took the initiative in creating the Internet", in reference to him promoting the development of internet technology during his time as vice president.
- Like the scientists and security in "Imaginationland, Episode II", Stan fumbles over how to describe Manbearpig.
- A picture of Kyle and his elephant is seen in his room, referencing "An Elephant Makes Love to a Pig".
- Due to the previous school shootings in the season, Harrison Yates assumes that more happen during the episode.
- Al Gore's hideout was still located at the U-Stor-it lock up since South Park: The Stick of Truth.
- Al Gore mentions that it would be "bitchin' sweet" to play Red Dead Redemption 2 on his computer with all three monitors. The game was only released on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 during the original airing of the episode while the PC version was later released on November 5, 2019, almost a year after the original airing of this episode.
- Stan mentions that his uncle was attacked and his friend was carried away, though only Ned is shown to be attacked and carried away while Jimbo watched in horror.
- Some of Manbearpig's footprints are shaped like a bear. However, both its feet are shaped like a pig's.
- Al Gore claims to have won an Oscar - actually the Oscar went to director Davis Guggenheim. Gore was only credited as writer and narrator.
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