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Top Ten Best Southpark Episodes
Love it or hate it, you just can't deny the huge success and cultural impact of south park. Although it is an animated series about four kids, the show is meant for mature audiences and parodies a wide range of current events, trends and celebrities using humor. Often criticized for using crude language, but those who love south park just can't get enough.
Here's a list of 10 Best South park Episodes, according to fans.
All About Mormons
When a 'perfect' Mormon family moves to south park, things get quite a stir. The brilliant narrative version (complete with hilarious background score) of the bizarre story of Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism, causes uncontrollable fits of laughter.
Eat, Pray, Queef
In this absolutely silly episode, southpark women join the men in the joy of making bodily noises like belching and worse. But the men find it disgusting and rebuff the idea completely. Some funny spoof appearances of Martha Stewart and Howard Stern, make this episode a must watch.
Trapped in the Closet
One of the funniest, and most controversial episodes ridicules Scientology and many prominent scientologists like Tom Cruise and John Travolta. Tom Cruise is also suggested to be 'trapped in the closet' and everyone begs him to 'come out of the closet'. Rumors say Cruise was furious after the episode aired and demanded its removal. Chef, a scientologist himself, quit the show.
The Death of Eric Cartman
The boys decide to teach Cartman a lesson by ignoring him. Cartman is convinced that non one can see him or hear him because he is dead. Butters, as usual, pays the brunt. He's not in on the plan and both him and Cartman believe, he's the only one who can see Cartman's ghost.
Scott Tenorman Must Die
Another episode that shows us just how twisted and evil Cartman can be. Cartman wishes to get back at bully Scot Tenorman, and viewers keep guessing just how low would he go. The shockingly morbid climax raises the bar on how demented Cartman can be. Cartman is surely the most hilariously offensive character in south park, and maybe all television.
The Emmy wining imagination land trilogy touches our fear of terrorists. What starts with a silly bet between Cartman and Kyle about lepricons, ends in a parallel universe of imaginary characters under a terrorist attack. Features characters like Aslan and Luke Skywalker, this is a brilliant satire on a sensitive topic- full of twisted humor and irony.
A school project that the boys are working on with the high-strung Tweek takes the boys on quite an adventure. Tweek claims that he sees Gnomes, who keep stealing his underwear. The boys won't believe him till they it for themselves. This whimsical and nonsense south park episode will leave you in peels of laughter.
Make Love Not Warcraft
When a renegade gamer won't play by the rules, trouble breaks upon the online gaming world. It is up to the boys to beat the madman and save the world of warcraft.
This is one of the funniest southpark episode, where Cartman gets to play a cop. He goes around demanding people to "Respect my Authoritah!" A pervert is going around town molesting chickens. Barbrady is back in school, owing to the discovery of his illiteracy. The boys must solve the case and catch the pervert. A laughter riot- this is a favorite among fans.
Passion of the Jew
Another very controversial episode that spoofs and touches all the sensitive points around Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. Cartman, inspired by the movie, rallies all south park citizens against the Jews. Kyle too is questioning his faith after watching the movie. It paints a ridiculous picture of Mel Gibson, as a crazy guy. There's something very prophetic about the episode, as soon after it was aired, Gibson's trouble with anger and alcohol came to light.
It's no easy to task to pick the ten best episodes from sixteen seasons of hilarious ones. The list is based on popular sentiments and opinions in the many social forums dedicated to this show- and may vary from fan to fan. If you disagree with this list, or have a suggestion or replacement, please feel free to express yourself in the comment section below.