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This page contains trivia for "Le Petit Tourette". 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.


  • The episode's title is a play on the title of Jean-Luc Godard's 1963 film Le Petit Soldat.
  • When Cartman is in the toy store, there is a game called Wolf on one of the shelves. This is a reference to Okami; the box art is identical.
  • This is one of only five episodes not to censor the word "shit" in broadcast before its total acceptation on comedy central. Others include "Ike's Wee Wee", "It's Christmas in Canada", "It Hits the Fan", and "Imaginationland, Episode III".
  • Stan Marsh and Kenny McCormick do not speak in this episode, but both can be seen in a few shots.
  • Cartman's maternal grandma died in "Cartmanland".
  • Butters is shown urinating in the same way as in "Erection Day" and "Miss Teacher Bangs a Boy".
  • Cartman sings the song "I've Got a Golden Ticket" from the 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
  • The explorer mascot for the Toy Safari store seen at the start of the episode looks suspiciously like the leader of the Super Adventure Club, the group who brain washed Chef into being a pedophile, which resulted in his near death in "The Return of Chef".
  • When waiting for an apology from Kyle, Bugs Bunny sounds effects are used for Cartman's blinking. This is one of the few occasional episodes in which cartoon sound effects are heard.
  • Craig Tucker is jealous of Cartman and Thomas for having Tourette's because of fan speculation that he has Tourette's. A running gag in this episode is whenever Cartman says something bad, Craig says "If I could say (whatever that quote was) (to whoever he said it) to, I would be soooooo happy."
  • When Cartman goes to tell Dateline he does not want to be on the show, there is a painting on the wall that resembles Van Gogh's Sunflowers.
  • The pedophile at the beginning of the episode is one of Cartman's assistants in "Miss Teacher Bangs a Boy".
  • Cartman lets slip that he cries at night as he has no father.
  • At the toy store, you can see an alien toy that looks like the one from "Spookyfish", but bigger.
  • This is one of the few, if not the only, episodes where Cartman actually learns a lesson, even if Kyle did not mean for him to.
  • When the pedophiles shoot themselves at the TV studio, after discovering it's a Chris Hansen Show, satirizes the real event of Texas district attorney Louis Condrat committing suicide during a sting operation conducted by Dateline NBC's To Catch a Predator.
  • This episode was one of the first to have the word "fuck" uncensored, outside of South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut.
  • This was the first episode to use any of the S or V sub ratings, this episode was rated TV-MA LV.
  • This was the first and only episode to be entirely uncensored and to air on midnight.


  • After Cartman's words were confused, Trey Parker's natural scream was used instead of Cartman's scream.

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"(I've Got a) Golden Ticket" • Tourette's Tolerance and Understanding FoundationThomasMr. DonaldsonChris HansenDatelineColorado Neurology Center


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