Terrance and Phillip: Behind the Blow

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (27)

  • Terrance: You know, we've learned something today. When you've been through a lot with someone, you can't let trite things come between you. Phillip: That's right, Terrance. You should only let trite things come between your ass cheeks. (they both fart and laugh)

  • (The birth of Terrance and Phillip's famous act) Narrator: At the tender age of six, Terrance and Phillip were off to the United States to perform on the Ed Sullivan Show, where American audiences would be exposed to Canadians for the first time. Ed Sullivan: And now, ladies and gentlemen, we have two adorable little boys from Canada. Please put your hands together for the music of young Terrance and Phillip. Terrance and Phillip: Beef and lamb, chicken and ham, step to the left and clap your hands. Gosh we love that chicken and ham. Don't let it go to waste, chicken and ham. (Clapping sound) Woman in audience: Oh my God! What's wrong with their heads?! Man in audience: It's alright, darling. They're just Canadian. Woman in audience: Oh. Terrance and Phillip: Beef and lamb, chicken and ham, step to the left and clap your hands. Got a little left, chicken and ham. Don't let it go to waste, chicken and ham. (The audience barely applauds) Narrator: The Canadian act confused American audiences. But then something happened that would change Terrance and Phillip's act forever. (Phillip farts, which causes Ed and the audience to laugh and applaud loudly.) (Terrance also farts, which causes the audience to laugh even louder.) Narrator: It was the birth of Canadian comedy.

  • Full lyrics to the song Terrance and Phillip sing, as used on the closing credits: Beef and lamb, chicken and ham, Step to the left and clap your hands. Gosh we love that chicken and ham. Don't let it go to waste, chicken and ham. clapping sound Beef and lamb, chicken and ham, Step to the left and clap your hands. Got a little left, chicken and ham. Don't let it go to waste, chicken and ham. Beef and lamb, chicken and ham, Step to the left and clap your hands. Gosh we love that chicken and ham. Don't let it go to waste, chicken and ham.

  • Cartman: Oh boy Kyle, you just made a huge withdraw at the First Bank of Lies.

  • (While the boys are at the play in Toronto) Stan: Jesus tap-dancing Christ, is this thing ever gonna end!?!

  • Kyle: But we promised the Earth Day people you'd perform! Terrance: Well in that case, I'd say you four boys are up fart-creek without a paddle.

  • Stan: We snuck into that woman's spandex to get in here.

  • (When Cartman jumps out of the fat lady's pants) Cartman: Man, it smells down there! Terrance: Jesus Christ, that was fast! Well what should we name it? How about Jerry? (Stan, Kyle, and Kenny jump out of her pants as well) Fat lady: What the hell!?! Terrance: Oh wow! We had quadruplets!

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Notes (3)

  • During the documentary, notice when Terrance and Phillip are kids, the T & P initials on their shirts are lower case.

  • The "Behind The Blow" portion of this episode contained actual South Park information about "Not Without My Anus" and "Asses Of Fire"

  • This is the the first episode that ever featured clips from the South Park feature film.

Trivia (8)

  • Terrence: You know who wrote all the Terrance and Phillip stuff? ME! Phillip never did anything but read his lines! This is a stab at rumors that Matt Stone didn't do anything but voice a few characters on the show. That rumor started when Trey Parker was shown to be the main writer of some of the episodes, not Matt and Trey together.

  • Terrance and Phillip's full names are revealed to be Terrance Henry Stoot and Phillip Niles Argyle.

  • This is the last episode where Kenny lives before his "real" death.

  • Although Kenny gets his arms and legs cut off, there is no proof or mention of him dying.

  • Phillip's "Hamlet" is, aside from the addition of 'buddies', correct word for word.

  • The narrator for "Terrance and Phillip, Behind the Blow" stated that over 8 million people were killed during the war that took place in "South Park: The Bigger, Longer and Uncut," and although that might be true, everyone came back to life at the end of the war.

  • At one point Clyde tells the earth guy man that his dad is a geologist. Isn't Randy, Stan's dad the only geologist in town? The "Spontaneous Combustion" episode backs this up as Randy is singled out as the only scientific mind in town.

  • If they wrote down the number to get tickets why did Kyle have to wait in line?

Allusions (5)

  • In-Joke: When Phillip refuses to show up on Earth Day with Terrance, Cartman threatens he will make him eat his parents – an allusion to "Scott Tenorman Must Die."

  • In-Joke: This is a reference to incidents happened after Not Without My Anus, which is a controversary South Park episode, but unlike others this is disliked because it was aired instead of Cartman's Mom is Still a Dirty Slut where Cartman's father was going to be revealed, as an April's Fools joke. Apparently some people were too eager to find out who is Cartman's father, they went mad and placed calls to Comedy Central.

  • Monty Python: Terrance and Philip doing a live act (apparently after the end of TV show) and repeating famous sketches is a reference to Monty Python, who did several live performances. But Parker and Stone have a great respect for Monty Python.

  • Star Wars: The Earth Day chairman waving his hands and leading the kids to believe the Republicans are responsible for the environment is a reference to the Jedi Mind-Trick in the Star Wars trilogy.

  • Abbot & Costello: Phillip: Say Terrance, can you tell me who farted? Terrance and Phillip's famous skit is a parody of Abbott & Costello's classic baseball skit, "Who's on First?" where the players on the team have the names Who, What, I Don't Know, Why, and so on.