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Volcano - S1-E2

Plot hole: Scuzzlebutt is trapped by a river of lava but is able to accept thanks from the Mayor. To do this he would had to have crossed a river of lava.

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Worldwide Recorder Concert - S3-E17

Plot hole: When Cartman writes the "brown noise" onto the score for the recorder contest, the note he writes is an ordinary E flat note. If E flat was the brown noise, wouldn't it have already been discovered years before?

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Scott Tenorman Must Die - S5-E4

Plot hole: When Scott Tenorman shows the other kids a video of Cartman doing his "piggy" act, the angle of the video shot shows that it could only have been taken from the place where Scott was standing when Cartman originally did it - but Scott is seen at that time to have no video camera or any way to have recorded this.

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Cartmanland - S5-E6

Plot hole: How was Cartman able to afford a fairly lengthy TV ad, when he had already spent all his money on the theme park? Cartman took all his money with him to buy the theme park. After buying the park, he runs the TV ad mocking Stan and Kyle. Soon after, when he hires the security guard, he reiterates that he had spent all his money to purchase the theme park. Cartman would not be able to get a loan (he is too young), even as a co-signer. Cartman's mother is also not wealthy enough to give him the money.

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Cartman's Mom is a Dirty Slut (1) - S1-E13

Plot hole: Stan's grandad submits the video of Kenny being hit by the train. This gets through into the final, which shocks Stan and Kyle. But shortly the clip would have had to get through to the final by another episode, so shortly Stan and Kyle wouldn't have been so surprised. The video couldn't have been submitted before, as Stans video was submitted first.

Band in China - S23-E2

Plot hole: How was Randy even able to get a huge duffel bag full of Tegridy Weed past American Customs to China to begin with? Surely someone at the American airport would've inspected his bag before taking off to China and discovered the marijuana.

Royal Pudding - S15-E3

Plot hole: Mr Mackay says he has been working hard on the tooth decay play for 6 years. When he says why it's so important to him, he says it is because it took his father 2 years ago. The monologue exaggerates the length of time he's spent working on the play by saying it was a long time, and exaggerates how hurt he still is that his father was lost by saying it was quite recent. Perhaps the two numbers were stated the wrong way around. (00:15:35 - 00:16:45)

Cartman Finds Love - S16-E7

Plot hole: When Cartman is 'confessing his love' to Kyle at the basketball game, the crowd all turn to Kyle and say "Awww" to him. By the time the crowd turn to Kyle, all Cartman had said was that he loves Kyle. No image or live footage of Kyle was ever shown by that point, so how would anyone in the crowd have known who Kyle was or where he was even sitting?

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Clubhouses - S2-E12

Plot hole: When Roy gets caught in Stan's bear trap, he is seen hanging in front of the clubhouse. Yet the next day, when Stan, Clyde, Bebe and Wendy are playing Truth or Dare in the clubhouse, Roy is not shown hanging outside the clubhouse anymore.

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Weight Gain 4000 - S1-E3

Kyle: Cartman, you have such a fat ass, that when you walk down the street people go, "God, dammit thats a big fat ass!'
Cartman: They do not!
Random guy: God Dammit, thats a big fat ass!

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Margaritaville - S13-E3

Question: Can someone explain the subplot with the Margaritaville and Stan going to a bunch of places trying to return it? It's really confusing. And this sounds stupid, but in a recession, wouldn't spending money be bad?

Answer: Essentially Stan was trying to return the blender that his dad, Randy, had bought because he knew his parents couldn't afford the extra debt. The blender, which represented mortgage-backed securities, had been bought on payment plan, meaning Randy had to make monthly payments, with interest, on something that wasn't essential. The episode represented the recession that was occurring at the time, including the housing bubble and mortgage crisis going on, so there's a lot going on. However, the payment plan (which is to say the debt) had been sold to another company by the store that sold Randy the blender. (To explain why, because of the recession, the store needed cash on hand, and they would only be getting a little money each month, if Randy paid his bill. So the store sells the debt to a company who gives the store the money upfront. Think of the J.G. Wentworth commercials, "I have a structured settlement, but I need cash now".) Because the store sold the debt, in ridiculous fashion, Stan had to return the blender to the company that bought the debt, although they too sold the debt to another company. Finally he gets to the U.S. treasury who tells him his blender is worth $90 trillion (again a ridiculous exaggeration) meaning that the debt owed is greater than the product is worth and to deride the way government agencies set up their budgets (which requires much more complex economic lessons). Kyle's whole point was people shouldn't fear the economy or see it as a vengeful being, but continue to spend and live as they normally do. Economically speaking, not spending money during a recession creates a longer lasting recession, and to solve a recession, people should spend money, although people and businesses shouldn't acquire debt during a recession because interest rates are higher. But on a personal level, individuals are fearful of losing their jobs during a recession, so they save money in case that should happen. But again, this is complex economics lesson.

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