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It is said that "the pox will be harder to cure if contracted as an adult, to the point of becoming potentially lethal.". Even though this is somewhat accurate; a fatality caused by chickenpox is exceedingly rare.
Frida offers $10 for a lay and $5 for a b-nut. A lay is slang for having sex, and a b-nut is short for "baby nut" a slang term meaning that a male has ejaculated so profusely that he likely impregnated the woman he is having sex with. It is unknown why a "b-nut" would be cheaper than a "lay".
Stan, Kyle and Cartman cross a railroad track to get to Kenny's house, "Wrong Side of the Tracks" or "Other Side of the Tracks" is a common expression referring to the poor area of a town.
Starting with this episode, every episode of South Park is now uncensored on the website.
The chickenpox vaccine was already on the schedule for three years when the episode was made, and given how all the children in South Park manage to contract chickenpox, it is clear that none of the children, for whatever reason, received the vaccine.
References to Popular Culture
On the way to Kenny's house, Kyle hopes that Kenny has a Nintendo. At the time this episode aired, the most recent Nintendo video game console would have been the Nintendo 64.
As Frida is putting her herpes infected mouth on the parents belongings, the song "I'm a Believer" is playing. This is a 1966 song by the The Monkees from their album More of The Monkees. This also plays during the end credits
It is Stan's opinion that the 1982 television series Knight Rider was the best television show in America. It ran from 1982-1986 and starred David Hasselhoff.
Cartman thinks that the planet Endor home of the Ewoks is better than America. Endor and the Ewoks are part of the Star Wars franchise and first appeared in Return of the Jedi.
Apparently part of Stan's advanced symptoms of Chickenpox makes him think that he is actor David Duchovny. Around the time this episode aired, Duchovny was in the popular paranormal series The X-Files.
During the time the prostitute is contaminating Liane's underwear, Cartman's chickenpox seemingly disappears.
Stan and Cartman shouldn't be able to see effects from Chickenpox the day after going to Kenny's house. It usually takes a 10-21 days before seeing any symptoms of chickenpox.
When Stan and Kyle enter Cartman's bathroom, to tell him that their parents were the reason they contracted chickenpox, Kyle's head appears under his body layer rather than on top.