Voice of Stan Marsh; Eric Theodore Cartman; Herbert Garrison; Officer Barbrady; Terrance; Timmy; Ned Gerblanski; Satan; Randy Ma
Voice of Kyle Broflovski; Kenny McKormick; Gerald Broflovski; Pip Pirrup; Jesus; Jimbo Kearn; Phillip; Saddam; Various Others
Voice of Wendy Testaburger; Liane Cartman; Sheila Broflovski; Sharon Marsh; Mrs. McKormick; Mayor McDaniels; Ms. Crabtree; Princ
Voice of Jerome "Chef" McElroy
Voice of Mall Hankey
Voice of Unknown
Voice of Mall Hankey's Helper
Cartman's hair is shown for the first time in this episode.
Visitor Appearance: In the scene were the boys and Charlie Manson are being chased by the police, Charlie Manson's smiley face tattoo briefly changes into the head of one of the alien visitors.
On the fake It's A Wonderful Life scene where George Bailey is saying hello to the movie house and burger parlor, you can see in the background the movie house with Gone With The Wind displayed.
Charlie Manson blinks many times in this episode when the real Manson never does.
Cartman originally refers to Cousin Elwin as "cousin Evan".
Liane apparently uses driving glasses which mysteriosuly disappear as soon as they arrive .
Throughout the episode, Manson's tattoo changes from a swastika, to an alien, and finally to a smiley face during each of the 3 acts.
While the credits are rolling, Stan, Kyle, Cartman and the Cartman family are singing "Hark the Heralds".
After a shot of Cartman singing the line God and sinners reconciled, his, Stan's and Kyle's voice seems to be a little deeper than the usual.
When Stan and Kyle go see Mr. Hankey at the mall, you can see Butters and Craig in the kids crowd.
Cartman, Kenny, Stan and Kyle meet Charlie Manson in the middle of the night, then it goes to commercial. All of a sudden it's daytime. After Charlie watches the "It's A Wonderful Life" Christmas Special, Cartman is back asleep.
Cartman said he drove nine hours to his Grandma's house, but earlier he said it took six.
When they say grace, Cartman is wearing his present, but then when they eat, he's wearing the red shirt and blue hat we all love.
Grandma Cartman: Mom, could you say grace?
Great-Grandma Cartman: Goddammit, why do I always have to be the one who says grace?! If one more person asks me to say grace, I'll be like: "Ey! I'm not saying grace, and if you try to make me, I'll kick you square in the nuts!"
Cousin Elwin: Mister Hankey kicks ass!
Charles Manson: (after Kenny was shot to death by the police) Oh my god! They killed the little orange coat kid!
Kyle: You bastards!
Cartman's Grandma: (as they haul her son back to the pokey) Watch that ass in prison, son.
Uncle Howard: Always do, mom. Always do.
(As whole Cartman family is singing "Hark the Herald Angels Sing" with Charles Manson)
Stan: Dude, this is pretty f**ked up right here.
Grandma: I thought that shirt would look really good on you.
Cartman: Are you telling me I drove nine hours through butt-f**king nowhere to get a GODDAMN SHIRT?! Mom, Grandma's gone senile, time to stick her in a home.
Jimmy Stewart: You can't just buy people Mr. Potter. You know what you are? You're a little bitch. That's right, you're a bitch and I'll bet you'd like to suck it, wouldn't you?
Charles Manson: (singing) Holidays are that special time when we laugh and sing and feel warm and cozy. Forget about being angry for a day. Remember how it felt to be a child, opening presents on Christmas morning? That's the way that we should all feel now. So I say, happy, happy, happy, holy, happy, happy, happy, happy holidays! (Happy, happy, happy, holy, happy, happy, happy, happy holidays!) Happy Kwanzaa, too, from me to you. Happy holidays, you guys.
Charles Manson: Come on, I'll hotwire your grandpa's car.
Stan: Do you really think we should go with this guy?
Cartman: Stan, don't be such a dumbass, you have to trust people.
News reporter: ...We understand that there are hostages, and that the situation is critical, so we would like to remind you all that this live hostage crisis is being brought to you by Palmoral sun block. Remember, if it isn't Palmoral, you're going to get cancer.
Cop 1: (into megaphone) Manson, we know you're in there. Come out peacefully and we'll shoot you.
Cop 2: (whispers) Tell him we won't shoot him.
Cop 1: Oh, yeah. That's a good idea. (into megaphone) Come out peacefully and we WON'T shoot you.
This is the first South Park episode to be directed by Eric Stough.
This is the first episode when they switched computer animation software. Notice it? No? Compare the look of this episode with that of the previous.
Charlie Manson's prison number is 06660. 666 is the Number Of The Devil. It's used to allude someone or something related to The Devil or the Apocalypse.
The Crossroads Mall is an actually mall in Omaha, Nebraska.
Charlie is watching a less family-friendly version of 'It's a Wonderful Life' on TV.
There is a chase sequence in this episode, which is very similar to the "Escape from the Hospital" scene in the 1991 film, Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
A Charlie Brown Christmas:
The ending where the boys and Cartman's family sing Hark the Herald Angels Sing is a parody of the end of A Charlie Brown Christmas.
How The Grinch Stole Christmas: The grinchy poo is an obvious parody of an old book/cartoon of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" by Dr. Seuss.
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