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This episode was dedicated to Mary Kay Bergman and aired the week that she died.
This is the second episode with Starvin' Marvin and the first to feature him as the main character.
Starvin' Marvin has several family members, they are: David, his father, Joshua, his brother, and his younger brother, Click Click Derk.
When the CIA come for the four boys, Cartman claims Kyle "went number two in the urinal", going "number two" in a urinal is later a major part of the plot for the Season Ten episode, "Mystery of the Urinal Deuce".
The language the Ethiopians speak is closer to the tribal people of Southern Africa.
At the beginning of the episode Mr. Garrison calls the Hare Krishna's "totally gay". This sect of Hinduism was founded in 1966 by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in New York City.
This is the only episode of Season Three where Kenny does not die.
Tom Brokaw was a very well known and liked TV newsman who worked for NBC from (1966-2004).
The Marklar language uses "Marklar" as a verb like the cartoon Smurfs of the 1980s.
The scene where Starvin' Marvin is flying over Australia, with the music in the background, is reminiscent of the 1980's film Flight of the Navigator
The first time Marvin and the boys are in the wormhole (that teleports them to Marklar), there is a shot of all five of them in the cockpit yelling from the intense speed the ship is traveling (with a strange "ripple" visual effect covering the screen, to indicate they are in the wormhole). The second time the ship goes through the wormhole, Kenny was left back on Earth and is not on the ship. Yet, exactly the same clip from before is shown with all five of them in the cockpit, including Kenny.
The red button that played the theme music for the rocket ship was also the same one that transported them into the wormhole.
The spaceship's windshield is light blue. But in one brief shot, it turned red.