Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s creation, South Park is an American animated sitcom which became infamous for its profanity and dark, surreal humor that satirizes a wide range of topics towards a mature audience. The show first premiered in 1997 and opened to a great start Its popularity lead to the making of a full-length movie called South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut in 1999.
The series is centered around the lives of four boys—Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Eric Cartman, and Kenny McCormic, and their exploits in and around Colorado town. They seek for adventure and get in trouble. The show also caters some real life instances in a satire manner.
The makers of this show recently aired an hour-long ‘pandemic special’ episode. They recently announced that they shall launch another season of the show, which will premiere in 2022.
A total of 23 seasons of South Park have released since it first premiered in 1997. The show has aired 308 episodes till date and revolves around four curious, adventure-seeking boys. The series is mostly about their misadventures that they embark upon. The animated series has received an IMDb rating of 8.7 and each episode is around 22 minutes long. The show originally aired on Comedy Central but will soon be made available on HBO Max.
The South Park episodes focus on different issues based on the situations around, ranging from online trolls to organized religion, climate change to social media. The show has even delivered episodes showcasing elections. About Last Night is one such episode, which aired just one day prior to the 2008 Presidential elections and showed Barack Obama win the elections. Another episode called Where my country gone? showed Mr Garrison become South Park’s stand-in for Donald Trump because they didn’t take his candidacy seriously. I’m a little bit country portrayed the group participate in a walkout to protest the U.S. invasion of Iraq so they could scoot from school early, but then find themselves caught between both sides of the argument. Another famous episode of the series also led to its ban in China. Titled Ban in China, the episode shows Randy going to China to sell his Tegridy weed to Chinese buyers and he’s imprisoned in a labor camp before he could even leave the airport.