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* TakeThat: Kyle gets Ike to jump from the alien ship by telling him to do an "impression of David Caruso's career".

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* TakeThat: The very first one in the series....Kyle gets Ike to jump from the alien ship by telling him to do an "impression of David Caruso's career".


* ShoutOut
** The alien-controlled Cartman at one point sings "WesternAnimation/ILoveToSinga."

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* ShoutOut
**
ShoutOut: The alien-controlled aliens control Cartman at one point sings and Barbrady to sing "WesternAnimation/ILoveToSinga."



-->'''Kyle:''' Cartman, they killed Kenny.\\

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-->'''Kyle:''' ''(pulls off Kenny's head)'' Cartman, they killed Kenny.\\


* EstablishingSeriesMoment: The episode starts off innocently enough with the boys singing "School Days" while waiting for the bus, only for Kyle to be annoyed once Ike shows up. Cartman then calls Ike a dildo before Kyle [[WouldHurtAChild punts his baby brother]] across the street into a bunch of mailboxes. By time Cartman starts talking about getting an anal probe, the show makes it very clear that it'll be pushing the boundaries of what's considered acceptable on cable television.

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* EstablishingSeriesMoment: The episode starts off innocently enough with the boys singing "School Days" while waiting for the bus, only for Kyle to be annoyed once Ike shows up. up, exclaiming, "Aw, damn it!" Cartman then calls Ike a dildo before Kyle [[WouldHurtAChild punts his baby brother]] across the street into a bunch of mailboxes. By time Cartman starts talking about getting an anal probe, the show makes it very clear that it'll be pushing the boundaries of what's considered acceptable on cable television.

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* EarlyBirdCameo: Several of the students seen in class would later become established characters in the series, including Butters, Token and Bebe.

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* EstablishingSeriesMoment: The episode starts off innocently enough with the boys singing "School Days" while waiting for the bus, only for Kyle to be annoyed once Ike shows up. Cartman then calls Ike a dildo before Kyle [[WouldHurtAChild punts his baby brother]] across the street into a bunch of mailboxes. By time Cartman starts talking about getting an anal probe, the show makes it very clear that it'll be pushing the boundaries of what's considered acceptable on cable television.

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* AgentScully: Officer Barbrady doesn't believe in the farmer's suspicions.


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* LackOfEmpathy: The aliens ignore Kyle's pleas of wanting his brother back.



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[[caption-width-right:350:"Then I was lying on a table, and these scary aliens wanted to operate on me."]]



* HereWeGoAgain: In the original ending, Ike returns to the bus stop, and Kyle once again kicks him away despite promising not to do it anymore, even commenting, "I still can't believe how upset I was when I thought he would be gone for good."

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* HereWeGoAgain: JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: In the original ending, Ike returns to the bus stop, and Kyle once again kicks him away despite promising not to do it anymore, even commenting, "I still can't believe how upset I was when I thought he would be gone for good."


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-->'''Cartman:''' Hey! That looks just like... Creator/TomSelleck.

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-->'''Cartman:''' Hey! That kinda looks just like... Creator/TomSelleck.



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: This was the only episode to have actually been photographed with real paper cut-outs, though some scenes like the satellite dish coming out of Cartman's ass were animated using the digital method when the pilot was reworked for television. The only other episode using the original technique was a short scene from "An Elephant Makes Love to a Pig" (that actually was a cut scene from this episode, where the boys talk to Pip).

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: This was the only episode to have actually been photographed with real paper cut-outs, though some scenes like the satellite dish coming out of Cartman's ass were animated using the digital method when the pilot was reworked for television. The only other episode using the original technique was a short scene from "An Elephant Makes Love to a Pig" (that actually was a cut scene from this episode, where the boys talk to Pip).Pip at the lunch line).



-->'''Cartman:''' You guys can't scare me. I know you're making it all up.
-->'''Stan:''' Cartman, there's an 80-foot satellite dish sticking out of your ass.
-->'''Cartman:''' Sure you guys, what-ever!

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-->'''Cartman:''' You guys can't scare me. I know you're making it all up.
-->'''Stan:'''
up.\\
'''Stan:'''
Cartman, there's an 80-foot satellite dish sticking out of your ass.
-->'''Cartman:'''
ass.\\
'''Cartman:'''
Sure you guys, what-ever!



* HereWeGoAgain: In the original ending, Ike returns to the bus stop, and Kyle once again kicks him away despite promising not to do it anymore, even commenting, "I still can't believe how upset I was when I thought he would be gone for good."



--> '''Kyle:''' Go on and go home, you fat chicken!
--> '''Cartman:''' Dildo!

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--> '''Kyle:''' Go on and go home, you fat chicken!
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chicken!\\
'''Cartman:''' Dildo!


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* SustainedMisunderstanding: After Kenny dies and Cartman continues to disbelieve in the aliens existing.
-->'''Kyle:''' Cartman, they killed Kenny.\\
''(Cartman briefly looks at Kenny's corpse)''\\
'''Cartman:''' ...He's not dead.

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** Subverted somewhat with the HD remaster, which remade all of the computer-generated scenes (and even a few from the original pilot) in the pilot's artstyle. While it doesn't match the original footage perfectly (for example, the stiffer animation from the 1997 digital scenes is retained), it gives the aired version a consistent look. It also fixes the classroom scene so that Wendy doesn't appear out of nowhere, and while the girl sitting behind Cartman still turns into Pip, the shot of Cartman saying, "That's-that's just a little joke." was remade to include Pip to make the mistake less obvious.

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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/pilot_3.png]]


* AnalProbing

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* AnalProbingAnalProbing: The main plot for Cartman.



** As mentioned in "Off Model", the unaired version of the pilot didn't have Wendy or Pip visible in the classroom as students, but two other girls that were never seen beyond that part were shown in the classroom. Bebe was also not visible in the classroom beyond her cameo in the bus scene.

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** As mentioned in "Off Model", OffModel, the unaired version of the pilot didn't have Wendy or Pip visible in the classroom as students, but two other girls that were never seen beyond that part were shown in the classroom. Bebe was also not visible in the classroom beyond her cameo in the bus scene.



* FunnyBackgroundEvent: In the unaired version of the pilot, DogPoo (the dirty, Pigpen-esque kid) can be seen at the playground digging in the snow to roll around in the dirt underneath.

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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: In the unaired version of the pilot, DogPoo [=DogPoo=] (the dirty, Pigpen-esque kid) can be seen at the playground digging in the snow to roll around in the dirt underneath.


* TheOtherMarty: The unaired version of the pilot had the female characters voiced by Karri Turner, as opposed to Mary Kay Bergman. Turner was let go for the final version, as the creators felt that her voice wasn't distinct enough for the characters they'd wanted her to play.


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: This was the only episode to have actually been photographed with real paper cut-outs, though some scenes like when the satellite dish comes out of Cartman's ass were animated using the digital method when the pilot was reworked for television. The only other episode using the original technique was a short scene from "An Elephant Makes Love to a Pig" (that actually was a cut scene from this episode, where the boys talk to Pip).

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: This was the only episode to have actually been photographed with real paper cut-outs, though some scenes like when the satellite dish comes coming out of Cartman's ass were animated using the digital method when the pilot was reworked for television. The only other episode using the original technique was a short scene from "An Elephant Makes Love to a Pig" (that actually was a cut scene from this episode, where the boys talk to Pip).



** Mr.Hat has no visible eyes, while Mr. Garrison has a slightly different face and glasses.
** Two Hasidic boys (one later identified as "Jason") can be seen as minor characters in the cafeteria, and appear in other episode. "Mr. Hankey the Christmas Poo" and other later episodes identify Kyle's family as being the only Jews in South Park, which is then retconned itself in later seasons.
** As mentioned in "Off Model", the unaired version of the pilot didn't have Wendy or Pip visible in the classroom as students, but two other girls that were never seen beyond that part. Bebe was also not visible beyond her cameo in the bus scene.

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** Mr. Hat has no visible eyes, while Mr. Garrison has a slightly different face and glasses.
** Two Hasidic boys (one later identified as "Jason") can be seen as minor characters in the cafeteria, and appear in other episode.episodes. "Mr. Hankey Hankey, the Christmas Poo" and other later episodes identify Kyle's family as being the only Jews in South Park, which is then retconned itself in later seasons.
** As mentioned in "Off Model", the unaired version of the pilot didn't have Wendy or Pip visible in the classroom as students, but two other girls that were never seen beyond that part. part were shown in the classroom. Bebe was also not visible in the classroom beyond her cameo in the bus scene.



* FreakOut: "WHERE HAS THAT FINGER BEEN, KYLE?!?!?
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: In the unaired version of the pilot, Dogpoo (the dirty, Pigpen-esque kid) can be seen at the playground digging in the snow to roll around in the dirt underneath.

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* FreakOut: "WHERE HAS THAT FINGER BEEN, KYLE?!?!?
KYLE?!?!?"
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: In the unaired version of the pilot, Dogpoo DogPoo (the dirty, Pigpen-esque kid) can be seen at the playground digging in the snow to roll around in the dirt underneath.


* CropCircles: a report on alien sightings features a crop circle formation in the exact likeness of Cartman.

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* CropCircles: a A report on alien sightings features a crop circle formation in the exact likeness of Cartman.


* AliensStealCattle: Turns out [[spoiler:the aliens were trying to communicate with the cows. The mutilations were just a mistake from one of the less experienced aliens.]]

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* AliensStealCattle: Turns out [[spoiler:the the aliens were trying to communicate with the cows. The mutilations were just a mistake from one of the less experienced aliens.]]



* [[spoiler:MistookTheDominantLifeform: The aliens consider cows to be the most intelligent species on Earth.]]

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* [[spoiler:MistookTheDominantLifeform: MistookTheDominantLifeform: The aliens consider cows to be the most intelligent species on Earth.]]

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