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==Bad Qualities==
 
==Bad Qualities==
 
#There have been many times where the parodies in the show go too far and become outright offensive to many people.
 
#There have been many times where the parodies in the show go too far and become outright offensive to many people.
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#The Animation in Season 1 looks very dated and weak.
 
#A somewhat excessive amount of toilet/gross-out humor at times, to the point most of the critics of the show point at the excessive cursing and gross-out scenes as the major flaw of the show. For example, Mr. Hankey (a sentient piece of poop) can be a disgusting character to some people. Thankfully, later seasons dialed down the toilet humor to a reasonable amount.
 
#A somewhat excessive amount of toilet/gross-out humor at times, to the point most of the critics of the show point at the excessive cursing and gross-out scenes as the major flaw of the show. For example, Mr. Hankey (a sentient piece of poop) can be a disgusting character to some people. Thankfully, later seasons dialed down the toilet humor to a reasonable amount.
 
#The series went downhill from Seasons 20 to 23. In particular, Season 20 was not a well-received season, mainly due to the unaired ''The Very First Gentleman'' having to be reworked into ''Oh, Jeez'' after Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, forcing Matt Stone and Trey Parker to scrap their plans for the entire season. Luckily, as mentioned above, the show is looking to get back on track, following ''The Pandemic Special'' and ''The Vaccination Special'', which are very enjoyable specials.
 
#The series went downhill from Seasons 20 to 23. In particular, Season 20 was not a well-received season, mainly due to the unaired ''The Very First Gentleman'' having to be reworked into ''Oh, Jeez'' after Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, forcing Matt Stone and Trey Parker to scrap their plans for the entire season. Luckily, as mentioned above, the show is looking to get back on track, following ''The Pandemic Special'' and ''The Vaccination Special'', which are very enjoyable specials.

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South Park
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Come on down to South Park and meet some friends o' mine!
Genre: Animated
Sitcom
Running Time: 22 minutes
Country: United States
Release Date: August 13, 1997 - present
Network(s): Comedy Central
Created by: Trey Parker and Matt Stone
Distributed by: ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks (original broadcasts)
CBS Television Distribution (syndication)
Starring: Trey Parker and Matt Stone
Mary Kay Bergman(1997-1999)
Isaac Hayes(1997-2006)
Eliza Schneider (1999-2004)
Mona Marshall
April Stewart
Seasons: 23
Episodes: 307


South Park is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone. It airs on Comedy Central in 1997 and is currently ongoing. It is the third-longest running animated series to date.

Plot

The series focuses on 4 foul-mouthed children: Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Eric Cartman, and Kenny McCormick. They get into many weird and bizarre mishaps while learning a valuable lesson at the end.

Why It Rocks

  1. Kenny's hilarious death scenes in the earlier episodes, especially the ones prior to the Season 5 episode Kenny Dies.
  2. Numerous clever and hilarious pop cultural references.
  3. Far too many hilarious jokes and quotes to count, with many of them spawning internet memes.
  4. The celebrity parodies are hysterical, especially Mel Gibson, Tom Cruise, and Kanye West.
  5. Many excellent episodes such as Scott Tenorman Must Die, Casa Bonita, Funnybot, Good Times With Weapons, Make Love Not Warcraft, Trapped In The Closet, Cartoon Wars Part I & II, Volcano, and Band in China. All the two-parters and trilogies are also as good as the show.
  6. Valuable lessons to be taught... to adults, of course.
  7. A great vanity logo that is memorable to fans at the end of each South Park episode Season s01-s10e2: BRANIFF!! BELIEVE IT!
  8. Has countered numerous attacks on entertainment by moral guardians with episodes dealing with censorship and it even being one of the main focuses of the film.
  9. Eric Cartman and his crazy (and at times, downright evil) schemes.
  10. They ridicule everything and everyone on the planet, especially those that are widely disliked or who really deserve it.
  11. They aren't willing to tackle a wide variety of controversial topics without pulling any punches.
  12. The shows doesn't choose either side of the political spectrum, as both left and right wingers are ridiculously mocked.
  13. Season 19 in particular attacked both SJW propaganda and outraged cultures with a season-long story arc. In fact, South Park is one of the few shows on TV that attacks and insults SJW culture and people who are too mentally outraged and overly offended (or the ones looking to be offended) by everything they see or claim "racist", "sexist", or "offensive" whatever so on, all willing proving a good point.
    • This does not mean the show doesn't attack the right wing; indeed, there are too many episodes to count where racism is mocked and ridiculed. This earns South Park the lofty honor of being one of the few shows centered around political humor to promote rationalism and healthy skepticism.
  14. Due to how incredibly simple the show is to animate, many episodes focus on current events due to the fact that episodes take only a week to make. Case-in-point: the 20th season episode The Very First Gentleman was changed to Oh, Jeez after Donald Trump's shock victory in the 2016 presidential election, as the episode (and indeed, the rest of the season) had been made with the expectation that Hillary Clinton would win; as the election was on Tuesday and new episodes air on Wednesdays, they animated and voiced the new stuff in under 24 hours.
  15. The voice acting is great, considering that it is mostly done by Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
  16. When people criticized the show for it's poor animation and fart jokes, Matt Stone and Trey Parker responded by creating the characters of Terrance and Phillip with even poorer animation.
  17. Though the animation isn't the best, it has a certain charm and parodies paper cutout animation very well.
    • The original pilot was done in cutout animation, keeping continuity in art style for over 23 years.
  18. It's one of the first American shows that challenged the stereotype that animation is only for children.
  19. The famous quote "Oh my God! They killed Kenny! You bastards!"
  20. The animation quality has greatly improved in later seasons, with characters showing more movements.
  21. Hilarious and unforgettable moments like Mr. Mackey's failed drug education class and Cartman singing "Kyle's Mom's a Big Fat Bitch".
  22. Tons of memorable and likable characters, like the main boys, Butters, Wendy, Jimmy, Randy, Chef, and many others.
  23. Clever writing that mocks other animated shows like The Simpsons and Family Guy.
  24. South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut set a Guinness World Record for most swear words in an animated film (399).
  25. Hilarious villains such as Mecha-Streisand, Saddam Hussein, the Woodland Critters, and Mel Gibson.
  26. Two official tie-in games, South Park: The Stick of Truth and South Park: The Fractured But Whole, which Trey Parker and Matt Stone have officially confirmed to be canon to the series (taking place after Season 17's Titties and Dragons and Season 21's Franchise Prequel, respectively).
  27. The Pandemic Special was hilarious and broke records for South Park, and The Vaccination Special was also enjoyable, too.

Bad Qualities

  1. There have been many times where the parodies in the show go too far and become outright offensive to many people.
  2. The Animation in Season 1 looks very dated and weak.
  3. A somewhat excessive amount of toilet/gross-out humor at times, to the point most of the critics of the show point at the excessive cursing and gross-out scenes as the major flaw of the show. For example, Mr. Hankey (a sentient piece of poop) can be a disgusting character to some people. Thankfully, later seasons dialed down the toilet humor to a reasonable amount.
  4. The series went downhill from Seasons 20 to 23. In particular, Season 20 was not a well-received season, mainly due to the unaired The Very First Gentleman having to be reworked into Oh, Jeez after Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, forcing Matt Stone and Trey Parker to scrap their plans for the entire season. Luckily, as mentioned above, the show is looking to get back on track, following The Pandemic Special and The Vaccination Special, which are very enjoyable specials.
  5. Some unlikable characters, such as Kyle's mom Sheila, Sergeant Yates, Butters' parents and the Member Berries, although the former three were deliberately meant to be hated.
  6. Some bad and/or medicore episodes, like Stanley's Cup, Marjorine, Pinewood Derby, A Million Little Fibers, Ginger Cow, Mr. Garrison's Fancy New Vagina, Britney's New Look, and Reverse Cowgirl.

Reception

South Park received critical acclaim from critics and audiences alike.

Trivia

  • Although Matt Stone and Trey Parker have made fun of a lot of celebrities on the show, Barbra Streisand is one of the few the two truly hate.
    • The duo also hate conservationist Paul Watson, leading them to take the piss out of him (as well as the whalers he fights) in the episode Whale Whores. Paul Watson himself stated that he wasn't offended by the episode, though.
  • The episode Band in China mentions how the Chinese government banned Winnie-the-Pooh in 2018 due to unfavorable comparisons to Chinese President and General Secretary of the Communist Party Xi Jinping, which subsequently led to the film Christopher Robin not receiving a release there, as well as the country's severe censorship and authoritarianism. Said episode ended up getting the entire series banned... in China. Trey Parker and Matt Stone would respond with a fake apology which mocked the NBA's pandering to the Chinese Government.
    • The series was also banned in Sri Lanka after a scene in the episode 201 depicted Buddha snorting several lines of cocaine.
    • That same twoparter, 200 and 201 (which are indeed the 200th and 201st episode respectively, of the show) was banned in the USA after complaints from Muslim groups that Mohammed was shown (Muslims are iconoclasts, meaning they accept the existence, but not the depiction of Muhammad, their prophet, or any other major personality).
    • Speaking of Mohammed, the original Comedy Central airing of the episode Cartoon Wars Part II has the title card disclaimer caption that reads "Comedy Central has refused to broadcast an image of Mohammed on their network." the same caption was rarely later shown from the original MTV on VIVA, and Comedy Central UK airings of 201 with some parts being removed, 201 was never shown and also banned in Sweden, Hungary, Australia, or the Netherlands, but showed the re-run of the 1st episode from the 14th season Sexual Healing instead.
    • And speaking of "201" the scene where Kyle gives a speech about the effectiveness of threats and violence was completely bleeped out from the original Comedy Central airings, along with DVD releases, but the uncensored version was leaked and was rarely seen as of January 2014. Trey Parker and Matt Stone later criticised Comedy Central for this, and Comedy Central later took responsibility for the criticism of the censored speech.
  • John Kricfalusi once sued Matt and Trey because he thought Mr. Hankey the Christmas Poo was plagiarised from his character, Nutty the Friendly Dump. The duo denied the claim, and admitted they didn't even like The Ren & Stimpy Show.

Comments


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Kyle: Kick The Baby! Ike: Don’t Kick The Goddamn Baby! Kyle: Kick The Baby! (Runs)

Ike: (Screams Then Giggles)
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2DTheBabyAngel

4 months ago
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Ike: Suck my balls!
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Pangolin

one month ago
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That was the classic South Park. Nowadays, Kyle would NEVER do that to Ike.
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LifeWasGoodOnHotdogStand

11 days ago
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who downvoted the reply wtf
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ACoolBlaze5

12 months ago
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Southparkisatrocious' favorite show lol
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XXSeph MySpaceXx

12 months ago
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Hey Southparkisforidioticpeople...

DO YOU HAVE THE N-WORD PASS???
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GrilledCheese800

12 months ago
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nO yOu FuCkiN ------. TtG is My FaVoRiTe ShOw
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Stephenfisher2001

11 months ago
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sAlTyLAkE, I dOn'T nEeD AN n-WoRd pAsS, i'M a DEmiGoD! alSo AfriCaN-aMeRIcaNS sUcK! AnD GRiLleDcHeEsE, StOp CoPyCaTtInG mE
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LeroyManTheFirst

11 months ago
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I'm GoNnA sAy ThE s WoRd!


South Park.
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Crs3011

10 months ago
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iM gOnNa SaY tHe N wOrD!

Nonsensical.
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@Southparkisforidioticpeople You are so freaking stupid and racist!
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Alexismean12

12 months ago
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To @Southparkisforidioticpeople Your grammar is trash
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AdamIrmanfromWikia

11 months ago
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fuck dude i just wanna be like terrence and phillip!
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EijiZeBoi

11 months ago
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Please protect this effin page.
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Paprika

11 months ago
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Just do it! Now! Please!
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Emoboy69

11 months ago
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i dont like this show
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Crs3011

7 months ago
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People, respect opinions.
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Necropolis

7 months ago
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Ok, as long as you don't bash our opinions
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ItDoesNotMeanAnythingAtAll

10 months ago
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I am not a fan of this show because of its content.
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Nitesh Surya Vanapalli

10 months ago
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"I'm goin' down to South Park, gonna have myself a time..."
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Stomps

10 months ago
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Why do vandalise this page?
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Trevor807

10 months ago
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Most likely just one person who thinks we're a joke wiki.
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Hookuai

10 months ago
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I'm glad you're back though you're seldom active. Maybe vandalizers think we're such guillible idiots
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Urotsukidoji-Miraheze

10 months ago
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someone needs to protect that page from moral guardians.
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Trevor807

10 months ago
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I've always been active every day. And 162805O, I don't know of any moral guardians who go on here let alone edit (with the possible exception of SCN).
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LeroyManTheFirst

9 months ago
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I'll show these basterds that toxic fandoms & Hatedoms wiki page
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Mr. Dready

9 months ago
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This scene:


Even know i don't like Death and Black Metal (and prefer Heavy and Thrash Metal) i find this scene extremely funny, i just can't stop laughing everytime i see it.
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Jitterdoomer

9 months ago
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South Park will always be my favorite TV show I watched forever.
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Crs3011

7 months ago
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Dressing up like Hitler isn't cool!
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Crs3011

7 months ago
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Blubabluba9990

4 months ago
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Yeah, there is nowhere this show isn’t afraid to go.

They make fun of basically everything.
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ChroniclesXII

7 months ago
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This has got to be my NEEEEW fav western show, it just has to be, which it is. I've been watching it everyday due to how absurdly funny it is.
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ChroniclesXII

2 months ago
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I know, sounding like some weirdo, but it really is, and still is as of now.
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ChroniclesXII

2 months ago
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At this point, I have watched all 300+ episodes and the movie as of 2021.
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Rockman138

6 months ago
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If anything, I do like the recent "Pandemic Special" episode.
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Katholica

5 months ago
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Y O U B A S T A R D S
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AgentLocke

5 months ago
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I wonder if a little kid wrote this
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Trevor807

5 months ago
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This page? And why?
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SkullcrawlerBuddyOfficial

4 months ago
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That awkward moment when the show that's the symbol of offensive manages to be awesome and I happen to be a big fan of.
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Blubabluba9990

4 months ago
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It sounds good, but for me it is way to violent and vulgar for my tastes.
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Kamenriderfan34

3 months ago
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bro they have the rights to call out PETA because they are trying to foce carnivore animals to be vegan
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Kamenriderfan34

3 months ago
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Typo *Force
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No bias

3 months ago
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200 201 can be offensive for me because it's showing Muhammad which can be disrespectful.
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Bluetigerelevenblue

3 months ago
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NOT A BIG DEAL?
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My name is Valentine you bit-

2 months ago
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My dad loves this show XD
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Mr. Tenno

2 months ago
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"Oh my god, you killed Kenny! You Basterds!"
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I'm going down to vandalize this page like everyone else Get charged never pay the fine Going to get the death threats due to that I call the cops on those people they got fined and in jail to die Get arrested but stay in home to not be in jail Cops will not know what to do due to me locking all my doors and windows

Going to starve can't shop now.
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Pangolin

one month ago
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There was a bad quality that said that the show has started to go downhill as of season 12. Additionally, it was in the category "Shows That Went Downhill". I think we should put it back.
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Mt Omar Jewel

one month ago
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sOuTh pArK iS fUNNy
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HunterZolomon

14 days ago
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It is lol. Get a better taste
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TheRandomMan12345

one month ago
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If I'm being honest season 20 21 22 and 23 are good it was just a bad episode it didn't ruin the season for me tho
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Dexter's Mom

one month ago
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The episode "HUMANCENTiPAD" is horrible. It has one of the most disgusting scenes in the whole show, it spawned a new sub-genre of grounded videos.
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Trevor807

one month ago
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And?
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HunterZolomon

14 days ago
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I enjoyed that episode. Stop shitting it. It was funny get a better taste next time or just watch shit ass Family Guy or Simpsons xD
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Jumpman

one month ago
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IMO, I think that Seasons 3-11 is the series's golden age.
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ChroniclesXII

one month ago
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Is it bad that I enjoyed S20-23? I mean, I did like them, but I still didn't think they were as good as earlier seasons.
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HunterZolomon

14 days ago
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I enjoyed these seasons too. They kinda went too far on focusing Randy in Season 23 but still funny season tho
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HunterZolomon

14 days ago
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BQ #3 don't agree with it. These seasons are funny aswell
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LifeWasGoodOnHotdogStand

11 days ago
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POGCHAMP!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Creeper guy

10 days ago
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Mr.Garrison: How would you like to go to the counselors office. Cartman: How would you like to suck my balls! (class gasps) Mr.Garrison: What did you say!?

Cartman:(speaking in megaphone) I said, How would you like to suck my balls!!
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TheRandomMan12345

8 days ago
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This is my favorite show! I think it was always good but I'd say seasons 3-16 were the golden years for me

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