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  • This is the first episode to feature Ms. Choksondik in the opening theme.
  • This episode introduces Tuong Lu Kim and his restaurant, City Wok .
  • This episode is one of the few times where Chef's kitchen is seen (as opposed to just the serving area).
  • Due to all the AIDS jokes, as well as the end scene where Butters is beaten by his parents, this episode never had a rerun on Comedy Central. However, the network is now allowed to air it in rerun again, and the episode is also viewable on streaming services such as Hulu.

References to Popular Culture

  • The scene after Jared is fired from Subway is a parody of the film Philadelphia, as well as a parody of Bruce Springsteen's "Streets of Philadelphia".


  • Kyle, Stan, and Cartman refer to Butters as "Kenny", "Not Kenny", and "Not Not Kenny". This is in reference to Kenny's semi-permanent death at the end of "Kenny Dies". Other references to this include Cartman saying he's going to kick Butters until he's "deader than Kenny" (which Kyle and Stan said wasn't cool) and Jared's rallies take place at the Kenny McCormick Memorial Square.

Hidden Visitor(s)

Four can be seen in this episode:

  • When Jared follows his girlfriend out, if you look very closely to his right, there is a visitor on the wall next to the painting.
  • Chef uses a visitor shaped spoon when he leads the boys into the kitchen.
  • When Jimbo announces that AIDS is funny, a visitor is seen over Mayor McDaniels' head.
  • When Tuong Lu Kim pays the boys for their work, one is seen behind the post office.

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