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Though the young girl who appears in the episode was thought to be Heidi Turner, she has completely different parents and Heidi appears later on without the hairclip. The girl looks like a cross between Heidi and Sally Turner, and temporarily replaced Red in the classroom for this episode.
Atheism is explored in this episode, even though Jesus Christ himself has been shown in numerous episodes and is wildly known by the public to be on earth, even having his own talk show, and God has appeared in several episodes and revealed himself in an earlier episode on national news. Other deity's of religions have been on the show as well, such as Muhammad and Buddha. Atheism was also explored in Red Hot Catholic Love.
Cartman thinks he can survive by freezing himself, despite the others knowing he will die. However, in "Prehistoric Ice Man", they successfully unfreeze Larry, who was still alive.
References to Popular Culture
The sequence where Cartman finally freezes and the years are scrolling by is taken directly from the 1979 sci-fi show Buck Rogers. The same theme music and intro clips are seen as Cartman remains frozen. Other elements of the "future" for this episode and the subsequent episode are inspired by characters and events from the same show.
Richard Dawkins is a British ethologist, evolutionary biologist and popular science writer. The Flying Spaghetti Monster has been used by Richard Dawkins in his book The God Delusion, to demonstrate ideas from that book.
At the beginning of the episode, when Cartman looks at the store, you can see the games Warcraft, and Starcraft.
The weapon held by the sea otter at the end of the episode is similar to the M41A pulse rifle from Aliens.
The device covering his eye is similar to the Scouter device from the Dragon Ball Z series, mainly the scouters worn by Vegeta and Turles.
The weapons held by the Unified Atheist League are similar to the Halo series' Needler.
The background music in the scene where Ms Garrison and Richard Dawkins are in bed and she shows him her breasts is similar to the conspiratorial music in Battlestar Galactica. Trey Parker and Matt Stone are noted as being fans of re-imagined Battlestar Galactica series.
The episode title is a reference to the children's book Go, Dog. Go!, written by P. D. Eastman in 1961.