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  • On July 23, 2014, an uncensored version of the episode was aired on television. It is unknown if this was intentional or just a mistake. This was probably intentional as the uncensored version aired yet again on August 28, 2014. The episode was aired uncensored yet again on October 29, 2014 and about a year later on October 28th, 2015. It's likely that Comedy Central will never censor this episode again. 
  • Zombie films were originally parodied in "Pinkeye".
  • Mayor McDaniels' assistant Ted was killed-off in this episode. A character with his appearance made a cameo in "Sexual Healing", but this is likely a goof.
  • The boys parody the song California Love sang by late rap artist Tupac Shakur.
  • During the California song, Cartman says "Right by Matt's house, you can chill if you're homeless". This is a reference to Matt Stone, one of the creators of South Park.
  • Sarah's mom from "Lil' Crime Stoppers" makes a cameo appearance on the roof.
  • The term "change" has been said over 80 times, mostly by the homeless.

References to Popular CultureEdit

  • The name of this episode parodies the 1968 science fiction/drama movie Night of the Living Dead.
  • This episode parodies George A. Romero's zombie movies: the scene with the scientist in his house explaining the physiology of homeless people is almost completely identical to a scene from Romero's 1985 movie Day of the Dead, and the adults being stranded on the roof of the Community Center plus the modifying of the bus mimics events in the 2004 remake of Dawn Of The Dead.
    • The scene where Randy guards, and subsequently kills Glenn, is a parody of a similar scene in Dawn of the Dead, wherein Roger is killed by Peter.
    • The scene where the scientist tries to commit suicide by shooting himself several times is also a reference to Day of the Dead, where the scientist was killed by soldiers by an excessive amount of bullets.
    • The idea for the homeless may have been from the movie Gangs of the Dead where the homeless were the first ones to become zombies.


  • The lesbian that Mrs. Garrison has sex with in the previous episode "D-Yikes!", Alyson, is seen jogging in California.
  • Some of the homeless people seen in this episode appeared in "Naughty Ninjas".

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Story Elements

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