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The scene in which "robot" Cartman, bound to an upright operating table, asserts to the military that he is human is reminiscent of a similar scene involving the Puppet Master from the film Ghost in the Shell.
During the L.A. montage clips, Butters and AWESOM-O are seen in a log ride that looks exactly like the Yeti ride in Colorado's Funland. In the previous shot from the Season 5 episode, there are trees and bushes in a mountain-like atmosphere. In this episode, the tree, and one of the bushes, was changed into a dinosaur.
The Hollywood producers asking if AWESOM-O is a "Pleasure Model" is likely from Blade Runner, where Pris is identified as a Pleasure Model.
Puppy Love and Punch-Drunk Billionaire, two titles proposed by the movie producers to accompany two of AWESOM-O's movie ideas, are a reference to the movie Punch-Drunk Love and Mr. Deeds starring Adam Sandler. The final movie idea, where Adam Sandler falls in love with a coconut on a desert island, is a parody of Cast Away with Tom Hanks.
The idea of the scientist refusing to destroy AWESOM-O's consciousness is a parody of the movie Short Circuit.
When AWESOM-O is fleeing the office at Catamount studios, all the movie posters in the background are parodies of Will Smith movies.
Liane's reference to Cartman being grounded for "trying to exterminate the Jews two weeks ago" refers to "The Passion of the Jew", which aired two weeks before this episode.
Butters remembers the events from "Casa Bonita", where Cartman convinced Butters to hide in a bomb shelter, and "Jared Has Aides", where Cartman imitated Butters on the phone to his father, verbally bashing him.
The Hollywood studio and its president return from the episode "It Hits the Fan".
In the segment at the end where everyone is laughing at the video of Cartman, Tommy Turner appears twice in one shot, at the far left of the screen in front of Red, and on the right near Milly Larsen and Bebe
There is no such thing as a "hesiated" colon. "Hesiated" is not even a word.