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This page contains trivia for "A Song of Ass and Fire". Remember, trivia must be factual, provable, and it is always best to cite your source for not-so-obvious trivia. If you would like to dispute a trivia point, please discuss it in the article comments.


Trivia

  • The opening narration was supplied by Caitlin Gallogly. She is most notable as a cast member of the comedy series The Reel Housewives of Theatre West.
  • A special version of the opening sequence is shown in which the boys are wearing their South Park: The Stick of Truth attire and do not sing.
    • Also, this is the first time, in the intro, that they didn't use a variation of the theme song.
  • The store Lady McCormick walks into at the beginning of the episode is EV Games, a reference to EB Games.
  • The PS4 games inside EV games include Legacy: Fourth Son, Grand Tour, Vomit Cops, Motoracer, Aquarium Simulator, Bird Patrol, Catnap and Home Front.
  • The memorial wall for the fallen mall security reads: "BLACK FRIDAY WALL OF HONOR est. 1974 A TRIBUTE TO THE GUARDS THAT HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES IN THE LINE OF DUTY".
  • The Japanese lettering that appears during the "Princess Kenny" sequence, プリンセス ♥ ケニー, translates to "Princess Kenny".
  • The changing the date of Black Friday to December 6 is meant to show that the next part will premiere two weeks after this episode, instead of one week.
  • At the time that this episode was released, the price of the Xbox One after the 96% discount would be $20. The price of the PS4 after the discount would be $16.
  • This episode reveals that Scott Malkinson has to eat every two hours or he will pass out.
  • When Cartman is walking Butters through The Betrayal Garden, he doesn't seem to even have watched Game of Thrones

References to Popular Culture

  • The episode title is a pun on George R. R. Martin's novel series A Song of Ice and Fire. This series of books is the basis for the cable TV show Game of Thrones.
  • There are many references to common occurrences in Game of Thrones.
    • Discussions of betrayal in opulent gardens
    • Gratuitous sex scenes
    • Incest (between the news anchors)
    • The constant promise that dragons are coming, but they never do
  • The man screeching and holding up a "96% Off!" flyer is another reference to Game of Thrones; specifically, the leader of the White Walker horde in the final episode of season 2.
  • Kenny has a My Little Pony by his throne.
  • Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, and his predecessor Bill Gates appears.
  • The way Princess Kenny is dressed resembles Princess Zelda from The Legend of Zelda series.
  • Various pieces of art releated to penises are seen in George R.R. Marin's office, among them a miniature model of Michelangelo's David and the sculpture from A Clockwork Orange.
  • Princess Kenny's locket is based on Sailor Moon's Cosmic Heart Compact.
  • The music that plays during the "Princess Kenny" sequence is based on the music used in the opening of the Japanese visual novel "Princess Lover"

Continuity

  1708: "A Song of Ass and Fire" edit
Story Elements

Bill GatesGarden of BetrayalSony PresidentTom ThompsonPrincess KennyTammy ThompsonGarden OwnerGeorge R.R. Martin • "Princess Kenny Theme} • "A Chorus of Wieners" • Sony Princess Box

Media

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Release

South Park: The Complete Seventeenth Season

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