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This page contains trivia for "Handicar". 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.


  • This is the third episode not to feature any of the main characters. The other two episodes are "A Million Little Fibers" and "Pip".
  • This is the first episode since "Up the Down Steroid" to focus on Timmy.
  • This is the second episode to feature Nathan and Mimsy as antagonists the other being "Crippled Summer" and the the third overall episode to feature only Nathan with "Up the Down Steroid".
  • Timmy is the fourth character to get his own personal episode. The first being Pip, second being Butters  and third being Towelie.
  • Although the boys do not appear, their parents (excluding Liane) have major roles in this episode.
  • Even though he was in the episode, Jimmy has no lines.
  • Timmy's role in this episode is similar to his role in South Park: The Stick of Truth.
  • The episode may have been referencing the recent negative press against the Uber company.
    • Lyft is a competing transportation network company with Uber and was seen in the Wacky Races.

References to Popular Culture

  • The Hanna-Barbera cartoon series Wacky Races from 1968 was parodied, as well as bringing back Dick Dastardly and Muttley.
  • Timmy has a poster for Boost with a snail on it, a reference to the 2013 animated film Turbo.
  • The Bijou Cinema's marque is playing The Boxtrolls and Gone Girl, as well as fictional films: Fire Hazard and Ghost Village.
  • This episode satirizes actor Matthew McConaughey's commercials for the Lincoln's MK series of vehicles.[1]
  • Elon Musk is the founder of Tesla Motors. His vehicle in the episode was powered by a Tesla Coil. The companies name and the Tesla Coil were inspired by early 20th century inventor Nikola Tesla.
  • Matthew McConaughey getting sucked into a black-hole near the end of the episode was referencing his character in Interstellar.
  • Timmy sells the Handicar rights to Elon Musk for 2.5 billion dollars. This is a reference to Microsoft's acquisition of Mojang for 2.5 billion dollars.
  • One of Nathan's posters in his room are of Rocky and Mugsy from Looney Tunes. It should be noted that the poster is spelled "Luney Toonz".


  • Randy sings his "Lorde" song while riding in a handicar.
  • Mimsy bringing up the time Nathan was raped by a shark, and after being raped by the transvestite, Nathan says "And I thought the shark was bad."
  • Mimsy says Nathan was raped by a shark "last year," however, this episode should be set in 2014, and Nathan was raped by the shark in 2010.
  • The Hummer Salesman attempted to sell a man a 2014 Hummer, despite the fact that the last ever Hummer came off the assembly line on May 24, 2010.[2]


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Story Elements

Handi CarElon Musk • Wacky Races • Angry Taxi-Cab Drivers • Dick Dastardly and MuttleyMatthew McConaughey • Food 4 Little




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