The Boys write an amazing book, and accidentaly pretend to the parents that Butters did it. Butters thinks he wrote it.
- In the original airing, Kyle mouths "What?" twice and no voice comes out. South Park Studios later corrected this in the re-runs of the episode.
- Meredith Vieira's lips change shapes between shots.
- When the boys first start writing The Tale, chapter one begins with "It was a warm spring morning..." but when Stan's mother finds it,she reads "It was a warm summer morning...". When Randy finishes the book he reads "That was all long ago in some brief lost spring"