South Park

Hooked on Monkey Fonics - S3-E12

Question: At South Park Elementary, Mark the home-school kid rolls into the class in some sort of bubble and Cartman wonders if he has a John Travolta disease. What does he mean by this?

Chosen answer: John Travolta did a film in his youth called "The Boy in the Plastic Bubble" about a teenager whose immune system was so weak that almost any germ could kill him, so he lived in a plastic bubble.

Captain Defenestrator Premium member

Cartman Gets an Anal Probe - S1-E1

Question: There is a photo of a non-animated real life person displayed next to the couch at Cartman's house, in this episode only. Who is she? (00:15:50)

Casual Person

Chosen answer: Matt Stone's sister Rachel.

Heather Benton Premium member

Chef Aid - S2-E14

Question: During the trial, why does Johnnie Cochran state that Chewbacca lives on Endor? It's never said in the Star Wars movies that Chewbacca lives there.

Answer: He doesn't. The whole point of the scene is to satirise legal arguments, in that Cochran is basically talking complete nonsense in order to bamboozle the jury into taking his side, distracting them from the real issue with a barrage of red herrings.

Tailkinker Premium member

Season 1 generally

Question: In the fireside chat introductions on the 1st Season VHS and DVD releases, who is asking Matt and Trey the questions?

Answer: Nobody. It's a spoof of DVD special features. They are just talking to the cameraman.

Grumpy Scot

Show generally

Question: Across the whole show, how come whenever Cartman uses the word authority, he says it as if it was spelled authoritAY?

Answer: He's doing a mock impression of a southern USA sheriff.

johnrosa

Season 9 generally

Question: Is it true that the episode about scientology was made at Penn Jillette's insistence?

Answer: I'm guessing you're referring to the episode "Trapped in the Closet" (ep. 9-12). While it is true that Jillette had a part in the decision to make the episode, Matt Stone and Trey Parker had parodied scientology before, and had been thinking of doing a full episode for some time. Jillette only convinced them to stand up for what they believed in, which is poking fun at anything and anyone.

Twotall

Butters' Very Own Episode - S5-E14

Question: I would have sworn the first time this episode aired, the group of alleged murderers (Ramseys, Condit, and Simpson) were chanting (or mentioned) the "Got Away With It Club" in the restaurant. I just saw a rerun and this time, Condit was saying something nonsensical while the rest chanted "one of us". Was it changed, or was it just my imagination?

Rlvlk

Chosen answer: During them all chanting "One of us", Condit is saying "Gooble Gobble," a reference to the chant from the movie Freaks. I have seen the episode a few times and I don't think there is anything different.

Lummie Premium member

The Snuke - S11-E4

Question: In the episode 1009 Mystery of the Urinal Deuce we get to know that Cartman believes 9/11 was a conspiracy. At the end, Stan and Kyle got to know the real truth, but Cartman didn't. Why would he think that new guy is a terrorist, if he believes that 9/11 was a conspiracy by the U.S. government?

Ssiscool Premium member

Chosen answer: Cartman is paranoid. Just because he believes 9/11 was a government conspiracy doesn't mean he doesn't also suspect everyone else.

Jason Hoffman

Show generally

Question: I've read that the shows creators are friends with Mike Judge, the creator of King Of The Hill. Is this one reason why, in the "Cartoon Wars" episode, the boys walk through the King Of The Hill studio without anything happening or any insults being made?

Answer: This is more likely because they mean to imply that nothing ever happens on that show.

Show generally

Question: Does anyone know the name of the episode where the teachers tell the students about sex, and the girls and the guys get all scared of each other, and I think they go to war or something?

Answer: Season 5, episode 7 - Proper Condom Use.

Andreas[DK]

Free Willzyx - S9-E13

Question: The kids save a whale and actually send it to the moon. The last scene and the end credits are shown in silence. What is the point of this?

Answer: The boys had thought they had done this magnificent thing for the whale when it really just killed the whale. The last shot just showed there was no happy ending. As for the silence it might be to keep the audience in anticipation. In the shot we see the whale lifeless and with no sound around. One could think that it might make a miraculous recovery as nothing is happening.

Lummie Premium member

Season 8 generally

Question: Why has Sgt. Yates replaced Officer Barbrady whenever an episode has a crime subplot?

Answer: Officer Barbrady would be too stupid and incompetent to actually solve any real crime cases. Additionally, his role is only really that of a first line of defence. Detectives such as Sgt Yates solve the real crimes of South Park.

Show generally

Question: In the new Cartoon Wars episodes, nothing is said and nothing happens when the boys are in the King Of The Hill part of the studio. Is there a joke behind this?

Answer: In King Of The Hill, Hank and his friends usually stand around at the front of his house, drinking beer and saying nothing. The joke is a reference to this.

Manky

Hooked on Monkey Fonics - S3-E12

Question: Is the Dio guy who sings at the dance a real person? If so, then does Trey Parker or Matt Stone hate this person?

Answer: Dio is the band name of Ronnie James Dio of Rainbow and Black Sabbath fame. Check out http://www.robertjamesdio.com for more info. Matt and Trey don't hate him he is just an easy target for jokes.

dgemba dgemba

Show generally

Question: Why does Kenny only die occasionally in the later seasons, not in every episode?

Answer: Because Trey Parker and Matt Stone got bored with having to find new ways of killing Kenny each episode. Originally they wrote him out completely by killing him in "Kenny dies" but they decided to bring him back but without having to kill him each episode.

Andreas[DK]

Cartman's Incredible Gift - S8-E13

Question: I don't get the joke where the killer was showing Cartman the slideshow of places he has been to. Can someone explain this?

Answer: It's a reference to the movie (and the book, technically) "Red Dragon," in which the serial killer holds a reporter captive and shows him slides of the people he has killed, repeating over and over, "Do you see?"

Worldwide Recorder Concert - S3-E17

Question: Is there actually a real sound frequency known as a "brown noise?"

Answer: No, it's an urban legend. Mythbusters did a really good bit on it. Look on Discovery.com for the DVD.

Grumpy Scot

Show generally

Question: Throughout the series Cartman makes a lot of money (His double myrrh Christian album, the theme park he briefly owned, etc) Any idea where it all goes?

Answer: He always loses it in some way because he is a stupid jerk. His amusement park money was taken by the IRS for example.

Grumpy Scot

Good Times With Weapons - S8-E1

Question: In the middle there's a rather humorous song in what's supposed to sound like Japanese. Does it have a literal translation? I know that Trey Parker went to the University of Colorado with a double major in Music and Japanese, so it wouldn't surprise me if the entire song was just a long, dirty, sentence since he was perfectly capable of doing it. Anyone know?

Answer: According to tvtome.com the translation is: You have an awesome penis, I see the hair on your balls, Sounds like a baby monkey, No, no it's ninjas, "hey Hey Let's Go!" we fight, It's really important to "protect my balls", It's my bad "so let's fighting", Let's fighting Love... This song is dumb, it makes no sense, The English is bad, but it's ok, we do it all the time, "hey Hey Let's Go!" we fight.

Myridon

Show generally

Question: Why is Tweek always so nervous and jumpy?

Answer: His father owns a coffee shop, and in the episode where the Starbucks ripoff is moving in, it shows that his parents give him coffee all the time. So it's just the effect of the caffeine.

starsfan97
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Over Logging - S12-E6

Factual error: Kyle says he has to log on before school. The next shot shows "Monday 8 days later." 8 days before is a Sunday. (00:04:45)

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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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Trivia: The creators of the show, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, based the Stan Marsh and Kyle Brosfloski characters after themselves (Stan being Parker and Kyle being Stone.) The Eric Cartman character was partly based on Archie Bunker.

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