A long time ago, in an America far far away, South Park used to be about fart jokes and pushing the envelope for the sake of it. Then, as we covered recently at Cultured Vultures, the show evolved. Matt Stone and Trey Parker, almost by accident, turned out to be masters of on-the-nose satire. The best thing about modern South Park , though, is the parody episodes. Sometimes the pair will drop in a film homage to reflect something happening in pop culture. Are any of you even old enough to remember Blockbuster?
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The st episode of the series overall, it originally aired on Comedy Central in the United States on November 1, In "Go God Go", Cartman is unable to wait the three weeks until the Wii video game console is released, and attempts to freeze himself to get closer to the release date, but accidentally ends up much later in the future, in the atheistic world of Meanwhile, Ms. Garrison is forced to teach evolution to her students. The episode was written and directed by South Park co-creator Trey Parker. The episode is a satire on atheism and mocks evolutionist Richard Dawkins , as well some arguments against religion. Cartman is unable to wait three weeks until the Nintendo Wii console is released.
The Complete Guide to South Park Movie Parodies and References
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You need to bring something else to it, something decidedly unique to make it standout. South Park is steadily the best place for satire on television because the writers take aim at a specific news story, TV show, trend, or movie, and then push it to some extremely bizarre place that is completely unexpected. A known anti-Semite like Mel Gibson making Passion of the Christ is a joke that writes itself, but having him run around, throwing feces in full Braveheart make-up is some absurdity that only South Park would attempt. Pretty much anything besides movie references in dialogue made this list. Help us out South Park fans!