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It’s probably a good thing I don’t have reason to quote this line more often in my daily life, but gosh do I love it.
Finally, and I wish like heckfire I could find the tumblr post where I read this (I'll link below if I can find it), the title of the anime is itself a play on words. The Japanese for "on ice" is apparently a homophone for "love." V oryvrir vg'f gur fnzr jbeq Lhev ubyqf hc nf uvf gurzr sbe gur frnfba ng gur raq bs rcvfbqr 5.
I also highly recommend this lengthy analysis of the translation from Japanese in episodes 1-6, with spoilers (I think?) for the whole series.
There's this whole complicated joke going on with Yuri's last name (Katsuki), and his fave food the pork cutlet bowl (Katsudon). Both sound like the word for victory/success, which is why Yuri eats katsudon when he's won a competition, which is apparently enough of A Thing in Japan that the wiki page for katsudon mentions it. So when Yuri and other characters talk about him as a pork cutlet bowl that's part of the joke being made. This association with pork presumably also relates to why he gets called "piggy" as an insult. There’s been some argument that that pejorative is not quite as harsh in Japanese as in English, and is even less so in Russian which has its own conventions for endearment, but I have no idea how much of that is fans wanting to undercut how harsh it sounds coming from Victor, especially in combination with all the other fat shaming in ep. 2. We can probably definitely assume that Yurio means to be insulting, though, since “wanting to be insulting” is pretty much his ground state.
That said, (a) it's still super frustrating to watch him waffle, because the beliefs he espouses are just so gross and in no way as funny as some of the writers seem to think. He's effectively wavering between being a flawed-but-likeable character and being a complete waste of space who's never really called on the real damage he does.
And (b) it really undercuts the realism of his behavior when it's contrasted with this wildly unlikely mass societal change that's enacted in literally a couple of years. Apparently all the Ferengi needed all this time was the right sassy woman behind the throne! That's how overcoming oppression works, right? /:
That said, it's a wonderfully subtle scene where a lot is implied as much as stated, and that different readers bring different things to it kind of just makes it more powerful.