History DethroningMoment / SouthPark

17th Feb '18 11:58:26 PM nombretomado
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* Tropers/{{RetsofNoraa}}: The [[{{Plagiarism}} plagiarism]] scandal involving Website/CollegeHumor. To make it short, the writers stole [[http://blog.collegehumor.com/post/893666191/inception-characters-dont-understand-inception a College Humor sketch about the confusing nature of]] ''Film/{{Inception}}'' and pasted it into "[[Recap/SouthParkS14E10Insheeption Insheeption]]". [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5H-ezqMhZA8 Here's a comparison between the two.]] Note how many lines remain totally unchanged. ("Sometimes, thoughts of my dead wife manifest themselves as trains.") Even though [[http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/22/inception-parodies-seem-to-share-more-than-inspiration/ Trey and Matt later apologized for it]], I really expected better of them than to have done it in the first place. ''South Park'' has been on the air since 1997; they should have known what they were getting into.

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* Tropers/{{RetsofNoraa}}: The [[{{Plagiarism}} [[UsefulNotes/{{Plagiarism}} plagiarism]] scandal involving Website/CollegeHumor. To make it short, the writers stole [[http://blog.collegehumor.com/post/893666191/inception-characters-dont-understand-inception a College Humor sketch about the confusing nature of]] ''Film/{{Inception}}'' and pasted it into "[[Recap/SouthParkS14E10Insheeption Insheeption]]". [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5H-ezqMhZA8 Here's a comparison between the two.]] Note how many lines remain totally unchanged. ("Sometimes, thoughts of my dead wife manifest themselves as trains.") Even though [[http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/22/inception-parodies-seem-to-share-more-than-inspiration/ Trey and Matt later apologized for it]], I really expected better of them than to have done it in the first place. ''South Park'' has been on the air since 1997; they should have known what they were getting into.
17th Dec '17 10:10:54 AM MsCC93
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* Tropers/MsCc93: Even though I loved the episode “The List,” for personal reasons and the good aesop delivered, there was a moment that legitimately pissed me off. I’ll start off by saying that it wasn’t surprising that [[{{Jerkass}} Cartman]] teased Kyle for apparently looking “better” than him. The moment that really ticked me off, however, was when the kids were at school laughing at Kyle. Then, [[NiceGuy Butters]], of all people, makes fun of Kyle for being “ugly.” I hated how out of character he was. I also understand that KidsAreCruel, but seeing Butters, (who’s actually one of my favorite characters) act like a jerk to Kyle for no reason whatsoever, leaves a bad taste in my mouth.
8th Dec '17 5:38:03 PM nathan-sherman
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* Tropers/JonathanSherwin: I have a new DMoS in the form of Heidi and Kyle's CharacterDerailment in the latter part of Season 21. She's now literally Cartman--weight, mannerisms, personality, all of it. And Cartman is now Heidi. As for Kyle, he has become so mistreated by everyone (including Heidi) for trying to do what's right that he had no choice but to stop Terrance and Phillip from happening anymore, [[spoiler: inadvertently having President Garrison nuke Canada, thus becoming BLU all over again.]] And I wish Trey and Matt would stop [[SelfDeprecation sucking their own dicks by poking fun at the fact that their show relies on juvenile humor and them getting old (as represented by having Terrance and Phillip being elderly) and satire]], because it's very insulting for them to do that while not changing a thing about the show.
1st Dec '17 12:11:42 AM jonathan-sherwin
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* Tropers/JonathanSherwin: I have a new DMoS in the form of Heidi's CharacterDerailment in the latter part of Season 21. She's now literally Cartman--weight, mannerisms, personality, all of it. And Cartman is now Heidi. I don't think I'll bring myself to watch the last two episodes, 'cause I literally do not care about how their relationship will go down.
** Not only that, it was also the girls fault as to why she's this way. [[CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot If they weren't, like Heidi said, 'judgemental bitches', then she would have been freed by Cartman for good!]]

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* Tropers/JonathanSherwin: I have a new DMoS in the form of Heidi's Heidi and Kyle's CharacterDerailment in the latter part of Season 21. She's now literally Cartman--weight, mannerisms, personality, all of it. And Cartman is now Heidi. I don't think I'll bring myself As for Kyle, he has become so mistreated by everyone (including Heidi) for trying to watch do what's right that he had no choice but to stop Terrance and Phillip from happening anymore, [[spoiler: inadvertently having President Garrison nuke Canada, thus becoming BLU all over again.]] And I wish Trey and Matt would stop [[SelfDeprecation sucking their own dicks by poking fun at the last two episodes, 'cause I literally fact that their show relies on juvenile humor and them getting old (as represented by having Terrance and Phillip being elderly) and satire]], because it's very insulting for them to do that while not care changing a thing about how their relationship will go down.
** Not only that, it was also
the girls fault as to why she's this way. [[CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot If they weren't, like Heidi said, 'judgemental bitches', then she would have been freed by Cartman for good!]]
show.
29th Nov '17 2:11:29 PM ClintEastwood
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* Tropers/KoopaKid17: The resolution of the A-plot in "Quintuplets 2000" rubbed me the wrong way. From out of nowhere, the eponymous quints give huge [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech reason you suck speeches]] to everyone involved. They see Stan, Kyle and Cartman as the worst offenders because of their ignorance on Romanian culture, their assumptions that America is so much better than everybody else and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking their wanting to perform circus acts]]. Okay, who in their right mind would expect an eight-year old American boy to know anything about Romania? It's not a country any kid their age would have reasonable understandings about.
* Tropers/Achaemenid: The endless invocation of the GoldenMeanFallacy, and the way the show dresses up extremely banal and obvious political observations as some kind of "out of the mouths of babes" profundity. There's nothing objectionable about libertarian party member Stone pushing a libertarian agenda in and of itself, but the way in which the show pretends it's just "common sense" or objectively right is exceedingly obnoxious, as is it's Clooney-rivaling smugness when it does it. This reaches an absolute nadir in "Cartman's Silly Hate Crime 2000", where the kids come to the [[SarcasmMode really intelligent]] observation that "hate crime" is a meaningless term, because to commit a crime against someone you have to hate them...which, when you give it a moment's thought, is utter bullshit. Bonus "dickhead" points for making the black characters their mouthpiece.
* Tropers/{{Twentington}}: The "Scott Tenorman Must Die" episode. Come the reveal that Cartman ground up his parents and fed them to him... that was just so ungodly creepy. I gave up on the series after that.

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* Tropers/KoopaKid17: The resolution of the A-plot in "Quintuplets 2000" "[[Recap/SouthParkS4E4Quintuplets2000 Quintuplets 2000]]" rubbed me the wrong way. From out of nowhere, the eponymous quints give huge [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech reason you suck speeches]] to everyone involved. They see Stan, Kyle and Cartman as the worst offenders because of their ignorance on Romanian culture, their assumptions that America is so much better than everybody else and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking their wanting to perform circus acts]]. Okay, who in their right mind would expect an eight-year old American boy to know anything about Romania? It's not a country any kid their age would have reasonable understandings about.
* Tropers/Achaemenid: The endless invocation of the GoldenMeanFallacy, and the way the show dresses up extremely banal and obvious political observations as some kind of "out of the mouths of babes" profundity. There's nothing objectionable about libertarian party member Stone pushing a libertarian agenda in and of itself, but the way in which the show pretends it's just "common sense" or objectively right is exceedingly obnoxious, as is it's Clooney-rivaling smugness when it does it. This reaches an absolute nadir in "Cartman's "[[Recap/SouthParkS4E2CartmansSillyHateCrime2000 Cartman's Silly Hate Crime 2000", 2000]]", where the kids come to the [[SarcasmMode really intelligent]] observation that "hate crime" is a meaningless term, because to commit a crime against someone you have to hate them...which, when you give it a moment's thought, is utter bullshit. Bonus "dickhead" points for making the black characters their mouthpiece.
* Tropers/{{Twentington}}: The "Scott "[[Recap/SouthParkS5E4ScottTenormanMustDie Scott Tenorman Must Die" episode.Die]]". Come the reveal that Cartman ground up his parents and fed them to him... that was just so ungodly creepy. I gave up on the series after that.



* LooneyLuver: For me, the episode "Cartmanland" was really Kyle's worst moment. Now, yes, I realize many shows NegativeContinuity for humor, but in a series with Satan, God, and Jesus all hanging around like nobodies business, it seemed pathetically stupid and [[{{Wangst}} whiny]] of Kyle to bitch that God can't exist because Cartman gets a million dollars. Then he get's a hemorrhoid and complains more, and his parents read him the story of Job to help renew his faith, but they forget (like a lot of people seem to do) that story ends on a high note with Job being rewarded twice over for his faith. Oh, and in the last 30 seconds, Kyle's faith is renewed because Cartman gets screwed over. Yep, apparently you know [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop God exists when bad things happen to people you don't like]].
** Tropers/{{chucknormie}}: Now while I think Kyle's whining in this episode would still not be great, it wouldn't be as bad if Cartman was, well, [[{{Jerkass}} being Cartman]]. The problem is, in this episode he's not. The closest Cartman gets to the MoralEventHorizon is taunting Kyle and Stan in a TV commercial, which they respond to by tresspassing on the private property he legally owns, pretty much out of spite. Kyle is the one who looks like the ungrateful asshole in this episode. As much as I like Kyle, I'm not a fan of Cartman vs. Kyle episodes, especially if they derail Kyle like this episode did.
* Animeking1108: I'm withdrawing "Jared Has Aides" in exchange for "Timmy 2000". While JHA had a mean-spirited ending, Trey and Matt at least subtly apologized for it in "My Future Self and Me". Why am I ripping on "Timmy 2000"? Because of the thinly veiled TakeThat towards Music/PhilCollins. While I may enjoy some of Collins' music, I am aware that his music is not for everybody. However, Trey Parker and Matt Stone's reason is more childish than any other time they've lampooned celebrities. They did it because [[DisproportionateRetribution they were bitter that]] "[[Disney/{{Tarzan}} You'll Be in My Heart]]" [[AwardSnub beat]] "[[WesternAnimation/SouthParkBiggerLongerAndUncut Blame Canada]]" for best song at the Oscars. I don't know about them, but I would be honored just to get nominated for something as big as the Oscars. As if that weren't blatant enough, every time Collins appeared on screen, he was grasping his Oscar. [[SarcasmMode Wow, real subtle, guys]]. There was no reason for this aside from Parker and Stone being sore losers.

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* LooneyLuver: For me, the episode "Cartmanland" "[[Recap/SouthParkS5E6Cartmanland Cartmanland]]" was really Kyle's worst moment. Now, yes, I realize many shows NegativeContinuity for humor, but in a series with Satan, God, and Jesus all hanging around like nobodies business, it seemed pathetically stupid and [[{{Wangst}} whiny]] of Kyle to bitch that God can't exist because Cartman gets a million dollars. Then he get's gets a hemorrhoid haemorrhoid and complains more, and his parents read him the story of Job to help renew his faith, but they forget (like a lot of people seem to do) that the story ends on a high note with Job being rewarded twice over for his faith. Oh, and in the last 30 seconds, Kyle's faith is renewed because Cartman gets screwed over. Yep, apparently you know [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop God exists when bad things happen to people you don't like]].
** Tropers/{{chucknormie}}: Now while I think Kyle's whining in this episode would still not be great, it wouldn't be as bad if Cartman was, well, [[{{Jerkass}} being Cartman]]. The problem is, in this episode he's not. The closest Cartman gets to the MoralEventHorizon is taunting Kyle and Stan in a TV commercial, which they respond to by tresspassing trespassing on the private property he legally owns, pretty much out of spite. Kyle is the one who looks like the ungrateful asshole in this episode. As much as I like Kyle, I'm not a fan of Cartman vs. Kyle episodes, especially if they derail Kyle like this episode did.
* Animeking1108: I'm withdrawing "Jared "[[Recap/SouthParkS6E1JaredHasAides Jared Has Aides" Aides]]" in exchange for "Timmy 2000". "[[Recap/SouthParkS4E3Timmy2000 Timmy 2000]]". While JHA had a mean-spirited ending, Trey and Matt at least subtly apologized for it in "My "[[Recap/SouthParkS6E16MyFutureSelfNMe My Future Self and Me".'n Me]]". Why am I ripping on "Timmy 2000"? Because of the thinly veiled TakeThat towards Music/PhilCollins. While I may enjoy some of Collins' music, I am aware that his music is not for everybody. However, Trey Parker and Matt Stone's reason is more childish than any other time they've lampooned celebrities. They did it because [[DisproportionateRetribution they were bitter that]] "[[Disney/{{Tarzan}} You'll Be in My Heart]]" [[AwardSnub beat]] "[[WesternAnimation/SouthParkBiggerLongerAndUncut Blame Canada]]" for best song at the Oscars. I don't know about them, but I would be honored just to get nominated for something as big as the Oscars. As if that weren't blatant enough, every time Collins appeared on screen, he was grasping his Oscar. [[SarcasmMode Wow, real subtle, guys]]. There was no reason for this aside from Parker and Stone being sore losers.



* cartoonnetworkfan: The ending to "Jared Has Aides". Don't get me wrong, the rest of the episode was solid, and Cartman's subplot where he impersonates Butters was entertaining, but what kills it is the ending where [[AbusiveParents Butters' parents]] [[DudeNotFunny physically abuse and beat up Butters]]. Just........what the hell was that? That wasn't a funny ending, that was just unpleasant to watch. This ending is way worse than "Stanley's Cup"'s ending. I know Butters is usually the ButtMonkey or ChewToy of the show, but he didn't deserve this! I am now convinced that Butters' parents are worse parents than [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Homer Simpson]], [[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy Peter and Lois]], and [[WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents Mom and Dad from The Fairly Oddparents]].
* Tropers/{{Fairfield}}: The very worst moment I ever saw in ''South Park'''s long-running anti-activist, [[StatusQuoIsGod pro-Status-Quo]] crusade, was the episode "Butt Out". With little remorse, the creator's depict the tobacco companies, arguably the biggest mass-murderers on the planet, as friendly and forthcoming, and anti-smoking activists are shown as willing to kill children to make a point. This episode seems outright worthy of being sued for slander.
** Tropers/RainingMetal: Not to mention the Aesop of the episode was already done in the far more entertaining and effective "My Future Self 'n Me", which is to derail scare advertising. Maybe Parker and Stone have a hate-boner on Rob Reiner. Sadly, this was one of the first South Park episodes I watched front to back, and it turned me off the show until I knew that there were less shitty episodes in the series.
* Tropers/Snailfish: I know "Good Times With Weapons" is a popular episode, but I'd just like to say this: Watching a child get horrifically injured, neglected, and then get literally pissed and shit on is [[DudeNotFunny not fucking funny!]] And people only complain when ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' does this stuff? This was one of the first episodes I watched, and it almost became the last.

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* cartoonnetworkfan: The ending to "Jared "[[Recap/SouthParkS6E1JaredHasAides Jared Has Aides".Aides]]". Don't get me wrong, the rest of the episode was solid, and Cartman's subplot where he impersonates Butters was entertaining, but what kills it is the ending where [[AbusiveParents Butters' parents]] [[DudeNotFunny physically abuse and beat up Butters]]. Just........what the hell was that? That wasn't a funny ending, that was just unpleasant to watch. This ending is way worse than "Stanley's Cup"'s ending. I know Butters is usually the ButtMonkey or ChewToy of the show, but he didn't deserve this! I am now convinced that Butters' parents are worse parents than [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Homer Simpson]], [[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy Peter and Lois]], and [[WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents Mom and Dad from The Fairly Oddparents]].
''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents''.
* Tropers/{{Fairfield}}: The very worst moment I ever saw in ''South Park'''s long-running anti-activist, [[StatusQuoIsGod pro-Status-Quo]] crusade, was the episode "Butt Out"."[[Recap/SouthParkS7E13ButtOut Butt Out]]". With little remorse, the creator's depict the tobacco companies, arguably the biggest mass-murderers on the planet, as friendly and forthcoming, and anti-smoking activists are shown as willing to kill children to make a point. This episode seems outright worthy of being sued for slander.
** Tropers/RainingMetal: Not to mention the Aesop of the episode was already done in the far more entertaining and effective "My Future Self 'n Me", which is to derail scare advertising. Maybe Parker and Stone have a hate-boner on Rob Reiner. Creator/RobReiner. Sadly, this was one of the first South Park ''South Park'' episodes I watched front to back, and it turned me off the show until I knew that there were less shitty episodes in the series.
* Tropers/Snailfish: I know "Good "[[Recap/SouthParkS8E1GoodTimesWithWeapons Good Times With Weapons" Weapons]]" is a popular episode, but I'd just like to say this: Watching a child get horrifically injured, neglected, and then get literally pissed and shit on is [[DudeNotFunny not fucking funny!]] And people only complain when ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' does this stuff? This was one of the first episodes I watched, and it almost became the last.



** Tropers/KentAllard: Mine as well. South Park thrives on CrossingTheLineTwice, but even that cannot justify trying to present an innocent and sweet-natured child being traumatized physically to borderline TorturePorn levels and humiliated by our main characters (which includes Stan and Kyle who are [[InformedAttribute supposed to be the heroic ones]] for crying out loud) as something [[DudeNotFunny to laugh at]]. To date this is the only episode I always skip because seriously, fuck you guys.
* Tropers/TommyX: I would defend most of the episodes listed on this page, but not "Douche and Turd". Basically, the school has to vote for a new mascot after PETA complains about their mascot being a cow. Both Kyle and Cartman put joke options on the ballot; Kyle puts a Giant Douche on, and Cartman puts a Turd Sandwich on. Stan doesn't feel like voting because he thinks both candidates are stupid. His parents' dumbassery is expected, but then Kyle gets in on the action by calling Puff Daddy to intimidate Stan into voting. This by itself is just a blunder, but when Stan goes to vote, and votes for Turd Sandwich, Kyle gets on Stan's case... again, for not voting for Giant Douche, and tries to call over Puff Daddy again. Stan sees that his best friend is being a {{Jerkass}}, and decides to not vote and gets banished from town. When Stan is forced to leave, Kyle says all this can be ignored if Stan would just vote... for Giant Douche. Stan refuses, so Kyle spits on him. Kyle asked Stan "Whose friend are you?" when he should have been asking himself the same question. Kyle's worst moment in the whole series.
** mikelarson479: I totally agree with you. "Douche and Turd" is perhaps the most overrated and disappointing episode in the whole of the series. It's also my third least favorite behind "Stanley's Cup" and "The China Probrem". I'll be the first to admit that it had a funny premise, but its execution was poor as hell. Aside from that, there is only so much good suspension of disbelief can do when one watches the show. I mean, the very idea that a town in this day and age would be so primitive, so barbaric, and so out-of-dare as to banish a 9-year-old boy simply for not voting is beyond ludicrous. And you are absolutely right; Kyle lost all the respect I had for him after that episode. He still isn't even close to regaining it. The final blow is when Stan returns from the PETA camp battered, wounded, and even shot in the shoulder, yet nobody seems to give two craps about his safety, even his own parents!

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** Tropers/KentAllard: Mine as well. South Park ''South Park'' thrives on CrossingTheLineTwice, but even that cannot justify trying to present an innocent and sweet-natured child being traumatized physically to borderline TorturePorn levels and humiliated by our main characters (which includes Stan and Kyle who are [[InformedAttribute supposed to be the heroic ones]] for crying out loud) as something [[DudeNotFunny to laugh at]]. To date this is the only episode I always skip because seriously, fuck you guys.
* Tropers/TommyX: I would defend most of the episodes listed on this page, but not "Douche "[[Recap/SouthParkS8E8DoucheAndTurd Douche and Turd".Turd]]". Basically, the school has to vote for a new mascot after PETA complains about their mascot being a cow. Both Kyle and Cartman put joke options on the ballot; Kyle puts a Giant Douche on, and Cartman puts a Turd Sandwich on. Stan doesn't feel like voting because he thinks both candidates are stupid. His parents' dumbassery is expected, but then Kyle gets in on the action by calling Puff Daddy to intimidate Stan into voting. This by itself is just a blunder, but when Stan goes to vote, and votes for Turd Sandwich, Kyle gets on Stan's case... again, for not voting for Giant Douche, and tries to call over Puff Daddy again. Stan sees that his best friend is being a {{Jerkass}}, and decides to not vote and gets banished from town. When Stan is forced to leave, Kyle says all this can be ignored if Stan would just vote... for Giant Douche. Stan refuses, so Kyle spits on him. Kyle asked Stan "Whose friend are you?" when he should have been asking himself the same question. Kyle's worst moment in the whole series.
** mikelarson479: I totally agree with you. "Douche and Turd" is perhaps the most overrated and disappointing episode in the whole of the series. It's also my third least favorite behind "Stanley's Cup" "[[Recap/SouthParkS10E14StanleysCup Stanley's Cup]]" and "The "[[Recap/SouthParkS12E8TheChinaProblem The China Probrem".Probrem]]". I'll be the first to admit that it had a funny premise, but its execution was poor as hell. Aside from that, there is only so much good suspension of disbelief can do when one watches the show. I mean, the very idea that a town in this day and age would be so primitive, so barbaric, and so out-of-dare as to banish a 9-year-old boy simply for not voting is beyond ludicrous. And you are absolutely right; Kyle lost all the respect I had for him after that episode. He still isn't even close to regaining it. The final blow is when Stan returns from the PETA camp battered, wounded, and even shot in the shoulder, yet nobody seems to give two craps about his safety, even his own parents!



* Tropers/CabbitGirlEmi: Maybe because I think differently from other people, but "Mystery of the Urinal Deuce" easily makes my worst episodes list. Why? Because Cartman manages to convince nearly everyone in school that Kyle was involved with 9/11 because "1/4 of the population is retarded". It's somewhat believable that some of the kids would be afraid of Kyle afterwards, but I draw the line at a van being outside his house because there is no way that the nation would know about or believe Cartman's lie that fast. There's also when the SWAT team busts in and captures Stan and Kyle while [[ItMakesSenseInContext the latter was holding two jars of anthrax or something that some guy had]]. Seriously Trey and Matt, what do you have against my favorite character? And of course, there's the ending where [[spoiler:Stan holds a gun up to Kyle's head before confessing that he was responsible... for [[TitleDrop taking a dump in the urinal]].]] Why did Stan have to do that if [[spoiler:he was going to confess]]?

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* Tropers/CabbitGirlEmi: Maybe because I think differently from other people, but "Mystery "[[Recap/SouthParkS10E9TheMysteryOfTheUrinalDeuce The Mystery of the Urinal Deuce" Deuce]]" easily makes my worst episodes list. Why? Because Cartman manages to convince nearly everyone in school that Kyle was involved with 9/11 because "1/4 of the population is retarded". It's somewhat believable that some of the kids would be afraid of Kyle afterwards, but I draw the line at a van being outside his house because there is no way that the nation would know about or believe Cartman's lie that fast. There's also when the SWAT team busts in and captures Stan and Kyle while [[ItMakesSenseInContext the latter was holding two jars of anthrax or something that some guy had]]. Seriously Trey and Matt, what do you have against my favorite character? And of course, there's the ending where [[spoiler:Stan holds a gun up to Kyle's head before confessing that he was responsible... for [[TitleDrop taking a dump in the urinal]].]] Why did Stan have to do that if [[spoiler:he was going to confess]]?



* Tropers/SgtFrog1: When Kyle lampshades the fact that every adult in South Park is TooDumbToLive (His exact words were "Agh, the adults here are just as dumb as the ones back home!") in "Night of the Living Homeless" is a DarthWiki/DethroningMomentOfSuck for the adults. The plot of the episode itself is rather nonsensical, especially having NoEnding. (The episode ends by the kids building a bus with a giant stereo system, blasting music to lead all the homeless to California...where the homeless will be somebody else's problem.)
* Tropers/SaraJaye: The episode "More Crap" in general. I mean, poop jokes are one thing and Mr. Hankey was at least entertaining, but an entire episode centered around who can take the biggest crap? With graphically detailed description of said crap?! Hang on for a moment while I go out and retch.

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* Tropers/SgtFrog1: When Kyle lampshades the fact that every adult in South Park is TooDumbToLive (His exact words were "Agh, the adults here are just as dumb as the ones back home!") in "Night "[[Recap/SouthParkS11E7NightOfTheLivingHomeless Night of the Living Homeless" Homeless]]" is a DarthWiki/DethroningMomentOfSuck for the adults. The plot of the episode itself is rather nonsensical, especially having NoEnding. (The episode ends by the kids building a bus with a giant stereo system, blasting music to lead all the homeless to California...where the homeless will be somebody else's problem.)
* Tropers/SaraJaye: The episode "More Crap" "[[Recap/SouthParkS11E9MoreCrap More Crap]]" in general. I mean, poop jokes are one thing and Mr. Hankey was at least entertaining, but an entire episode centered around who can take the biggest crap? With graphically detailed description of said crap?! Hang on for a moment while I go out and retch.



* Tropers/{{NickelParkLavigne}}: I am likely apart of the minority within this fandom who finds [[SitcomArchNemesis Cartman vs. Kyle]] episodes boring in addition to having Kyle as her least favorite among the major characters. And the reason is animated into the episode "Tonsil Trouble". The episode starts with Cartman getting his tonsils checked. Unfortunately, Cartman gets affected with HIV due to the incompetence of the doctors. Cartman is understandably upset. There are jokes over HIV, but that isn't the reason this episode lands on this page. It lands on the page because after finding out that Cartman has HIV, Kyle starts laughing at him. Wow, I never knew you were such an asshole, Kyle. If you were in [[NotSoDifferent Cartman's shoes and he was laughing at you for the same reason,]] [[{{Hypocrite}} you'd get pissed too.]] So we have an episode of a redundant Cartman vs. Kyle plot, and Kyle at his worst, being a hypocritical asshole. Stan and Kyle episodes at least provide different flavors within their episodes whether they're [[FunnyMoments funny,]] [[TearJerker depressing,]] [[AwesomeMoments adventurous]] or [[HeartwarmingMoments heartwarming,]] sometimes more than one in the same episode. Until Kyle becomes more than a HeroAntagonist to Cartman, he will remain my least favorite major character on the show. The only thing I like about this episode is [[HoYay Butters kissing Cartman's cheek.]] Everything else is worthless.
* Tropers/KDLarsen: "Canada on Strike". Yes, we know that Matt & Trey are not union people, but this whole episode is a giant attack on a strawman Matt & Trey themselves has apparently built up, namely that internet dollars are without value and how it was a lame thing for the WGA to strike over. Except that internet-based revenue is very real, with one major studio predicting a total value of up to one billion very real dollars for the year the episode was aired.
* Tropers/SirPsychoSexy: The episode "Eek, a Penis!" So SO many UnfortunateImplications and {{Family Unfriendly Aesop}}s ("you'll never be a real man/woman, so why try?") Plus Trey and Matt [[WriterOnBoard seem to have a thinly veiled contempt for]] {{Transsexual}}s.
* Tropers/Technature: "Dead Celebrities". Excellent episode. Absolutely hilarious. But I feel that the Ghost Hunters thing just fell flat. Yes, they get scared on a relatively daily basis on the show. That's fine. I had no problem with them exaggerating it to no end either. But they are almost never afraid of ghosts. Anyone who watches the show (or hell, just listens to it in the other room from time to time) know that it's almost always bugs that freak them out the most. It could of easily been absolutely hilarious if [[CriticalResearchFailure they cared a bit more about it]].
* Tropers/TheEvilDrBolty: "The F Word": A few days after the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act passed, ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' did an episode about the word "fag" being applied to bikers instead of homosexuals which argued that the word is arbitrary and featured a black man being tied in chains and dragged around by bikers in a manner reminiscent of James Byrd, Jr.'s death. The show thrives on RippedFromTheHeadlines, but completely dismissing the legitimate concerns about slurs (which they themselves articulated in "With Apologies to Jesse Jackson" and "Chef Goes Nanners") while mocking the death of a man killed for racial reasons, all in response to hate crime legislation, was disgusting. If there's a single solitary moment, it would be the bikers dragging a black man around in chains - because clearly, recreating an act of racist violence and playing it for comedy is a [[SarcasmMode great way to make a point against hate crime legislation]].

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* Tropers/{{NickelParkLavigne}}: I am likely apart of the minority within this fandom who finds [[SitcomArchNemesis Cartman vs. Kyle]] episodes boring in addition to having Kyle as her least favorite among the major characters. And the reason is animated into the episode "Tonsil Trouble"."[[Recap/SouthParkS12E1TonsilTrouble Tonsil Trouble]]". The episode starts with Cartman getting his tonsils checked. Unfortunately, Cartman gets affected with HIV due to the incompetence of the doctors. Cartman is understandably upset. There are jokes over HIV, but that isn't the reason this episode lands on this page. It lands on the page because after finding out that Cartman has HIV, Kyle starts laughing at him. Wow, I never knew you were such an asshole, Kyle. If you were in [[NotSoDifferent Cartman's shoes and he was laughing at you for the same reason,]] [[{{Hypocrite}} you'd get pissed too.]] So we have an episode of a redundant Cartman vs. Kyle plot, and Kyle at his worst, being a hypocritical asshole. Stan and Kyle episodes at least provide different flavors within their episodes whether they're [[FunnyMoments funny,]] [[TearJerker depressing,]] [[AwesomeMoments adventurous]] or [[HeartwarmingMoments heartwarming,]] sometimes more than one in the same episode. Until Kyle becomes more than a HeroAntagonist to Cartman, he will remain my least favorite major character on the show. The only thing I like about this episode is [[HoYay Butters kissing Cartman's cheek.]] Everything else is worthless.
* Tropers/KDLarsen: "Canada on Strike". "[[Recap/SouthParkS12E4CanadaOnStrike Canada On Strike]]". Yes, we know that Matt & Trey are not union people, but this whole episode is a giant attack on a strawman Matt & and Trey themselves has had apparently built up, namely that internet dollars are without value and how it was a lame thing for the WGA to strike over. Except that internet-based revenue is very real, with one major studio predicting a total value of up to one billion very real dollars for the year the episode was aired.
* Tropers/SirPsychoSexy: The episode "Eek, a Penis!" "[[Recap/SouthParkS12E5EekAPenis Eek, A Penis!]]" So SO many UnfortunateImplications and {{Family Unfriendly Aesop}}s ("you'll never be a real man/woman, so why try?") Plus Trey and Matt [[WriterOnBoard seem to have a thinly veiled contempt for]] {{Transsexual}}s.
* Tropers/Technature: "Dead Celebrities"."[[Recap/SouthParkS13E8DeadCelebrities Dead Celebrities]]". Excellent episode. Absolutely hilarious. But I feel that the Ghost Hunters ''Series/GhostHunters'' thing just fell flat. Yes, they get scared on a relatively daily basis on the show. That's fine. I had no problem with them exaggerating it to no end either. But they are almost never afraid of ghosts. Anyone who watches the show (or hell, just listens to it in the other room from time to time) know that it's almost always bugs that freak them out the most. It could of easily been absolutely hilarious if [[CriticalResearchFailure they cared a bit more about it]].
* Tropers/TheEvilDrBolty: "The "[[Recap/SouthParkS13E12TheFWord The F Word": Word]]": A few days after the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act passed, ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' did an episode about the word "fag" being applied to bikers instead of homosexuals which argued that the word is arbitrary and featured a black man being tied in chains and dragged around by bikers in a manner reminiscent of James Byrd, Jr.'s death. The show thrives on RippedFromTheHeadlines, but completely dismissing the legitimate concerns about slurs (which they themselves articulated in "With "[[Recap/SouthParkS11E1WithApologiesToJesseJackson With Apologies to Jesse Jackson" Jackson]]" and "Chef "[[Recap/SouthParkS4E7ChefGoesNanners Chef Goes Nanners") Nanners]]") while mocking the death of a man killed for racial reasons, all in response to hate crime legislation, was disgusting. If there's a single solitary moment, it would be the bikers dragging a black man around in chains - because clearly, recreating an act of racist violence and playing it for comedy is a [[SarcasmMode great way to make a point against hate crime legislation]].



* {{Tropers/Bastard1}}: The "200"/"201" two-parter (no, the whole censorship/terrorism debacle has no bearing on my final opinion). They try to go for an epic celebration of 200 episodes... the "epic" approach being the root of the problem. When ''South Park'' attempts to take itself and its mythology too seriously, more often than not it leaves me with a bad taste in my mouth, considering their otherwise omnipresent piss-takery of everything (including themselves). The boys, who I'm sure we all do care about in some way despite their...faults, become basically nonentities in a fuckton of celebrity cameos (most of which are pointless to such an extent that it feels like shallow fanservice reminiscent of a certain prequel trilogy...) and convoluted plot events with nary a funny or memorable joke to be found since they never make time for them. I'm fairly certain 'most everyone figured out the end result of the revitalized search for Cartman's father around the end of the first episode (as I did), making the dramatic reveal anti-climactic to say the least. They're probably genre savvy enough to figure people would connect the dots, but that totally clashes with the self-reverential "epic" approach they opted for. What's more, it seems like they went for this whole Muhammad thing purely for the controversy it would attract... if they didn't know it would cause an atomic shitstorm like they got they clearly aren't as ahead of the curve as they make themselves out to be. To me, it was South Park in name only, failing to provide good entertainment, or at the very least, causing some changes to the status quo (Cartman's whole "Oh god, I'm half Ginger" crisis at the end, while funny, is the final slap in the face). They should've done what they did with the previous milestone celebration and just make it a footnote to a regular episode.
* MetalSlime14: The episode "Crippled Summer." The episode started off pretty good, but about a good way through it, came the scene that made this episode a DMOS. In this scene, Cartman is on live TV (a station that has a no interruption rule), and he uses it as a chance to [[KickTheDog insult Kyle and Jewish people]], and even worse? Due to the no interruption rule, Kyle has to sit back and listen to Cartman's rant! There was no reason for that to be in the episode, all I see it as is that it is just another chance to make poor Kyle the {{Designated Monkey}} again! Seriously, why do Trey and Matt keep taking potshots at Kyle?! Kyle wasn't meant to be the {{Butt Monkey}} (or even the {{Designated Monkey}} for that matter). I though that Butters was supposed to fill those roles, but even then, it wouldn't have been funny. And what only made it worse, is that like a few other posters on this page, Kyle is my favorite character. Cartman's anti-Semitism has been getting more and more out of hand as the show has progressed, but this takes the cake. This falls along the lines of: "You know, this episode looks empty, so we're gonna throw in something that has [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment nothing to do with the plot]] just for the hell of it." Trey, Matt, I know that you are probably not listening to me, but stop looking for opportunities to bash Kyle.
* SizzlyBacon: I just got done watching "It's A Jersey Thing" and I was really enjoying the episode (Keep in mind, I personally dislike Series/{{Jersey Shore}} despite the fact that many people I know, including my sister, watch it), it was one of the funniest episodes I've ever seen. But near the end, I just completely lost my smile that I got from the episode when Al-Qaeda (South Park was trying to find people to stop the invasion of New Jersey... long story short, they turned to Al-Qaeda) came in with [[TooSoon American Airlines planes and crashed into the ground]] right as a bunch of Jersey-ites were invading. Earlier in the episode, someone said that the tragedies of 9/11 would be funny in 10 months, but I had no problem with that. And in the end, they congratulated UsefulNotes/OsamaBinLaden for this act? (At least before he gets killed, anyway.) Well, at least most of the episode was good.

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* {{Tropers/Bastard1}}: The "200"/"201" "[[Recap/SouthParkS14E5TwoHundred 200]]"/"[[Recap/SouthParkS14E6TwoHundredOne 201]]" two-parter (no, the whole censorship/terrorism debacle has no bearing on my final opinion). They try to go for an epic celebration of 200 episodes... the "epic" approach being the root of the problem. When ''South Park'' attempts to take itself and its mythology too seriously, more often than not it leaves me with a bad taste in my mouth, considering their otherwise omnipresent piss-takery of everything (including themselves). The boys, who I'm sure we all do care about in some way despite their...faults, become basically nonentities in a fuckton of celebrity cameos (most of which are pointless to such an extent that it feels like shallow fanservice reminiscent of a certain prequel trilogy...) and convoluted plot events with nary a funny or memorable joke to be found since they never make time for them. I'm fairly certain 'most everyone figured out the end result of the revitalized search for Cartman's father around the end of the first episode (as I did), making the dramatic reveal anti-climactic to say the least. They're probably genre savvy enough to figure people would connect the dots, but that totally clashes with the self-reverential "epic" approach they opted for. What's more, it seems like they went for this whole Muhammad thing purely for the controversy it would attract... if they didn't know it would cause an atomic shitstorm like they got they clearly aren't as ahead of the curve as they make themselves out to be. To me, it was South Park in name only, failing to provide good entertainment, or at the very least, causing some changes to the status quo (Cartman's whole "Oh god, I'm half Ginger" crisis at the end, while funny, is the final slap in the face). They should've done what they did with the previous milestone celebration and just make it a footnote to a regular episode.
* MetalSlime14: The episode "Crippled Summer." "[[Recap/SouthParkS14E7CrippledSummer Crippled Summer]]". The episode started off pretty good, but about a good way through it, came the scene that made this episode a DMOS. In this scene, Cartman is on live TV (a station that has a no interruption rule), and he uses it as a chance to [[KickTheDog insult Kyle and Jewish people]], and even worse? Due to the no interruption rule, Kyle has to sit back and listen to Cartman's rant! There was no reason for that to be in the episode, all I see it as is that it is just another chance to make poor Kyle the {{Designated Monkey}} DesignatedMonkey again! Seriously, why do Trey and Matt keep taking potshots at Kyle?! Kyle wasn't meant to be the {{Butt Monkey}} ButtMonkey (or even the {{Designated Monkey}} DesignatedMonkey}} for that matter). I though that Butters was supposed to fill those roles, but even then, it wouldn't have been funny. And what only made it worse, is that like a few other posters on this page, Kyle is my favorite character. Cartman's anti-Semitism has been getting more and more out of hand as the show has progressed, but this takes the cake. This falls along the lines of: "You know, this episode looks empty, so we're gonna throw in something that has [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment nothing to do with the plot]] just for the hell of it." Trey, Matt, I know that you are probably not listening to me, but stop looking for opportunities to bash Kyle.
* SizzlyBacon: I just got done watching "It's A "[[Recap/SouthParkS14E9ItsAJerseyThing It's a Jersey Thing" Thing]]" and I was really enjoying the episode (Keep (keep in mind, I personally dislike Series/{{Jersey Shore}} ''Series/JerseyShore'' despite the fact that many people I know, including my sister, watch it), it was one of the funniest episodes I've ever seen. But near the end, I just completely lost my smile that I got from the episode when Al-Qaeda (South Park was trying to find people to stop the invasion of New Jersey... long story short, they turned to Al-Qaeda) came in with [[TooSoon American Airlines planes and crashed into the ground]] right as a bunch of Jersey-ites were invading. Earlier in the episode, someone said that the tragedies of 9/11 would be funny in 10 months, but I had no problem with that. And in the end, they congratulated UsefulNotes/OsamaBinLaden for this act? (At least before he gets killed, anyway.) Well, at least most of the episode was good.



* Tropers/{{RetsofNoraa}}: The [[{{Plagiarism}} plagiarism]] scandal involving Website/CollegeHumor. To make it short, the writers stole [[http://blog.collegehumor.com/post/893666191/inception-characters-dont-understand-inception a College Humor sketch about the confusing nature of]] ''Film/{{Inception}}'' and pasted it into their episode spoofing said film. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5H-ezqMhZA8 Here's a comparison between the two.]] Note how many lines remain totally unchanged. ("Sometimes, thoughts of my dead wife manifest themselves as trains.") Even though [[http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/22/inception-parodies-seem-to-share-more-than-inspiration/ Trey and Matt later apologized for it]], I really expected better of them than to have done it in the first place. ''South Park'' has been on the air since 1997; they should have known what they were getting into.

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* Tropers/{{RetsofNoraa}}: The [[{{Plagiarism}} plagiarism]] scandal involving Website/CollegeHumor. To make it short, the writers stole [[http://blog.collegehumor.com/post/893666191/inception-characters-dont-understand-inception a College Humor sketch about the confusing nature of]] ''Film/{{Inception}}'' and pasted it into their episode spoofing said film."[[Recap/SouthParkS14E10Insheeption Insheeption]]". [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5H-ezqMhZA8 Here's a comparison between the two.]] Note how many lines remain totally unchanged. ("Sometimes, thoughts of my dead wife manifest themselves as trains.") Even though [[http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/22/inception-parodies-seem-to-share-more-than-inspiration/ Trey and Matt later apologized for it]], I really expected better of them than to have done it in the first place. ''South Park'' has been on the air since 1997; they should have known what they were getting into.



* Tropers/That897Guy: I didn't care for the second part of season 14 too much, aside from the "Coon Vs. Coon and Friends" trilogy, but what I'm gonna mention here is "Creme Fraiche". It was a huge disappointment. My friend had this theory that they made it right after the aforementioned trilogy because that got people so excited to see the next episode that they didn't need another reason, and as long as people are likely to watch it anyway, might as well not put any effort into it. I think that's what happened, but anyway, it just wasn't funny, especially after all the ShallowParody episodes that half of the season had anyway. After seeing three episodes that finally were not parodies of something (I guess I'm biased because I just happened to not be familiar with any of the things that were parodied), the season ends with another one. The Shake-Weight subplot was based on an unbelievably obvious joke that everyone and their mother thought of as soon as they first heard about the thing, smirked at once, and then moved on with their lives. And as for the main plot, the joke that was also sort of obvious was stretched out for about the whole thing, and then there were other jokes that only people who watch cooking shows will get. I just really hope next season has less obscure humor; it makes me feel dumb when the only jokes I can understand are "lol, shaikwate eekwuls peenus"

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* Tropers/That897Guy: I didn't care for the second part of season 14 too much, aside from the "Coon Vs. Coon and Friends" trilogy, but what I'm gonna mention here is "Creme Fraiche"."[[Recap/SouthParkS14E14CremeFraiche Creme Fraiche]]". It was a huge disappointment. My friend had this theory that they made it right after the aforementioned trilogy because that got people so excited to see the next episode that they didn't need another reason, and as long as people are likely to watch it anyway, might as well not put any effort into it. I think that's what happened, but anyway, it just wasn't funny, especially after all the ShallowParody episodes that half of the season had anyway. After seeing three episodes that finally were not parodies of something (I guess I'm biased because I just happened to not be familiar with any of the things that were parodied), the season ends with another one. The Shake-Weight subplot was based on an unbelievably obvious joke that everyone and their mother thought of as soon as they first heard about the thing, smirked at once, and then moved on with their lives. And as for the main plot, the joke that was also sort of obvious was stretched out for about the whole thing, and then there were other jokes that only people who watch cooking shows will get. I just really hope next season has less obscure humor; it makes me feel dumb when the only jokes I can understand are "lol, shaikwate eekwuls peenus"



* Tropers/OZone: While Season 15 is turning out to be the worst season yet in my opinion, off the top of my head I have to say the season premiere, "[=HUMANCENTiPAD=]". A {{Squick}}-worthy and possibly NightmareFuel inducing parody of a {{Squick}}-worthy and NightmareFuel inducing [[Film/TheHumanCentipede Horror flick]] among other things can turn one's stomach enough to quit the show for good.
* Tropers/Sewblon: Pandemic and Pendemic 2: The startling in season 12: The show's writers were trying to show that a real child would not like hanging out with the boys or doing any of the things that they do on the show. But they only do that by making the realistic child, Craig, the chosen one, having him hold the boys accountable for things beyond their control, and having the boys put no real effort into defending themselves against his accusations. Craig says that him and the four main boys getting abducted by the government is the boys' fault for coming up with stupid plans that always backfire and that the weird stuff that they keep experiencing is their fault. The problem is that the boys had no way of knowing that the government would imprison all of the Peruvian Panflute bands. So Craig is holding the boys accountable for something that is completely beyond their control, and he is still supposed to be in the right. Also, Craig was only able to save the world from the giant Guinea creatures because the boys cajoled him into joining their panflute band. So if they boys hadn't gone ahead with their crazy idea to start a pan-flute band, humanity would be doomed. To me, South Park was always at its best when the boys were the only ones who saw how absurd everything was and were the only ones who could do anything about it. So being told that the absurdity is their fault and they need to learn to just leave it alone ruins the experience for me, especially when the justification for it doesn't make any sense in context of the narrative. Plus the boys' defiance in the face of everything that happens around them is part of their charm, so having them fail to stand up for themselves and the choices they make makes them much less likable.
* Tropers/{{bluewyvern5525}}: Season 15 is full of many DMOS, but my biggest one would have to be the episode "Royal Pudding." In this episode, Mr. Mackey is making the kindergarten students do a play about Tooth Decay, when Ike (who is playing Tooth Decay) stays home to watch the Royal Canadian Wedding. The princess gets captured, and Ike get sent home the next day during practice when he can't stop crying. Ike eventually goes to Canada to rescue her, and is joined by Ugly Bob and Scott The Dick. While this is happening, Kyle takes Ike's place in the play. Although the scenes with Ike, Bob, and Scott where funny, they could not save the episode from being a DMOS in my books. What makes this a DMOS is the actions of Mr. Mackey. Normally, Mr. Mackey was a calm, understanding, and reasonable figure, who rarely lost his cool. But in this episode, all he does is loudly scream and curse at the kindergarten students, and especially Kyle for messing up his play, even when they didn't mean to do it, or even if the mistake was very slight. Granted, Mr. Mackey may have a {{Freudian Excuse}} (Tooth Decay claimed the life of his father), but that doesn't excuse his behavior in this episode, and Kyle is my favorite character, and seeing him as the {{Designated Monkey}} also contributed to this episode being a DMOS.
* Tropers/{{Raiku}}: "Funnybot". Basically it was a half hour of them saying they didn't deserve the award that they won at the recent comedy awards and that Tyler Perry isn't funny. The jokes were predictable and were so few and far in between it is one episode that's so bad that even my friend who'd defend against every DMOS on this page yet would agree on this episode sucking.
* Tropers/DameDesDouleurs: "You're Getting Old". The thing that bothered me the most was Stan's 'cynicism'. It was basically just Matt and Trey celebrating their new found ability to say "shit" uncensored... by having the word be said as often as they saw fit. Sound familiar? Maybe because they did the same thing 10 seasons ago with "It Hits The Fan".
* Tropers/{{Codename Bravo}}: The "Ass Burgers" episode of ''South Park'' claimed that [[CriticalResearchFailure not only does Autism not exist]], but it is just a fake front for cynicism, with all supposed sufferers from the condition just being depressed paranoid clueless jerks, while attempting to thoroughly humiliate them. It went well beyond the usual reluctance to slam disabilities, and just read like a random collection of slurs that did not make any sense. And that's coming from somebody who found ''Website/TheOnion'''s "autistic reporter" mostly funny because it was clever.

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* Tropers/OZone: While Season 15 is turning out to be the worst season yet in my opinion, off the top of my head I have to say the season premiere, "[=HUMANCENTiPAD=]"."[[Recap/SouthParkS15E1HumancentiPad HumancentiPad]]". A {{Squick}}-worthy and possibly NightmareFuel inducing parody of a {{Squick}}-worthy and NightmareFuel inducing [[Film/TheHumanCentipede Horror flick]] among other things can turn one's stomach enough to quit the show for good.
* Tropers/Sewblon: "[[Recap/SouthParkS12E10Pandemic Pandemic]]" and "[[Recap/SouthParkS12E11Pandemic2TheStartling Pandemic and Pendemic 2: The startling Startling]]" in season 12: The show's writers were trying to show that a real child would not like hanging out with the boys or doing any of the things that they do on the show. But they only do that by making the realistic child, Craig, the chosen one, having him hold the boys accountable for things beyond their control, and having the boys put no real effort into defending themselves against his accusations. Craig says that him and the four main boys getting abducted by the government is the boys' fault for coming up with stupid plans that always backfire and that the weird stuff that they keep experiencing is their fault. The problem is that the boys had no way of knowing that the government would imprison all of the Peruvian Panflute bands. So Craig is holding the boys accountable for something that is completely beyond their control, and he is still supposed to be in the right. Also, Craig was only able to save the world from the giant Guinea creatures because the boys cajoled him into joining their panflute band. So if they boys hadn't gone ahead with their crazy idea to start a pan-flute band, humanity would be doomed. To me, South Park ''South Park'' was always at its best when the boys were the only ones who saw how absurd everything was and were the only ones who could do anything about it. So being told that the absurdity is their fault and they need to learn to just leave it alone ruins the experience for me, especially when the justification for it doesn't make any sense in context of the narrative. Plus the boys' defiance in the face of everything that happens around them is part of their charm, so having them fail to stand up for themselves and the choices they make makes them much less likable.
* Tropers/{{bluewyvern5525}}: Season 15 is full of many DMOS, but my biggest one would have to be the episode "Royal Pudding." "[[Recap/SouthParkS15E3RoyalPudding Royal Pudding]]". In this episode, Mr. Mackey is making the kindergarten students do a play about Tooth Decay, when Ike (who is playing Tooth Decay) stays home to watch the Royal Canadian Wedding. The princess gets captured, and Ike get sent home the next day during practice when he can't stop crying. Ike eventually goes to Canada to rescue her, and is joined by Ugly Bob and Scott The Dick. While this is happening, Kyle takes Ike's place in the play. Although the scenes with Ike, Bob, and Scott where funny, they could not save the episode from being a DMOS in my books. What makes this a DMOS is the actions of Mr. Mackey. Normally, Mr. Mackey was a calm, understanding, and reasonable figure, who rarely lost his cool. But in this episode, all he does is loudly scream and curse at the kindergarten students, and especially Kyle for messing up his play, even when they didn't mean to do it, or even if the mistake was very slight. Granted, Mr. Mackey may have a {{Freudian Excuse}} FreudianExcuse (Tooth Decay claimed the life of his father), but that doesn't excuse his behavior in this episode, and Kyle is my favorite character, and seeing him as the {{Designated Monkey}} also contributed to this episode being a DMOS.
* Tropers/{{Raiku}}: "Funnybot". "[[Recap/SouthParkS15E2Funnybot Funnybot]]". Basically it was a half hour of them saying they didn't deserve the award that they won at the recent comedy awards and that Tyler Perry Creator/TylerPerry isn't funny. The jokes were predictable and were so few and far in between it is one episode that's so bad that even my friend who'd defend against every DMOS on this page yet would agree on this episode sucking.
* Tropers/DameDesDouleurs: "You're "[[Recap/SouthParkS15E7YoureGettingOld You're Getting Old".Old]]". The thing that bothered me the most was Stan's 'cynicism'. It was basically just Matt and Trey celebrating their new found ability to say "shit" uncensored... by having the word be said as often as they saw fit. Sound familiar? Maybe because they did the same thing 10 seasons ago with "It "[[Recap/SouthParkS5E1ItHitsTheFan It Hits The Fan".
the Fan]]".
* Tropers/{{Codename Bravo}}: The "Ass Burgers" episode of ''South Park'' "[[Recap/SouthParkS15E8AssBurgers Ass Burgers]]" claimed that [[CriticalResearchFailure not only does Autism not exist]], but it is just a fake front for cynicism, with all supposed sufferers from the condition just being depressed paranoid clueless jerks, while attempting to thoroughly humiliate them. It went well beyond the usual reluctance to slam disabilities, and just read like a random collection of slurs that did not make any sense. And that's coming from somebody who found ''Website/TheOnion'''s "autistic reporter" mostly funny because it was clever.



** Tropers/{{Philipnova798}}: With me, it wasn't so much the lack of research[[note]]though I'd liken their portrayal of Asperger's more to what a mental hospital would be like[[/note]]. But the fact they made it into a [[ShallowParody half-assed parody]] of ''TheMatrix'' trilogy. I'm sorry, but such parodies have been out of style since 2004.

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** Tropers/{{Philipnova798}}: With me, it wasn't so much the lack of research[[note]]though I'd liken their portrayal of Asperger's more to what a mental hospital would be like[[/note]]. But the fact they made it into a [[ShallowParody half-assed parody]] of ''TheMatrix'' ''Film/TheMatrix'' trilogy. I'm sorry, but such parodies have been out of style since 2004.



* Tropers/{{Ian}}: "Bass to Mouth" was just a mess from beginning to end. A kid defecates his pants and commits suicide because of Cartman's bullying, so when another similar incident occurs, [[IdiotBall the teachers turn to... Cartman?]] I can only assume that absolutely anyone else was busy because that's who'd be more appropriate for the job. As his compensation, Cartman demands to beat up Selena Gomez, which they cede to. Why Selena Gomez? His beef with her is never explained. Usually they have a solid reason for picking on a celebrity, but I can't think of anything heinous or mockable Gomez has done besides star in a vapid but altogether inoffensive Disney sitcom; did they just pick a celebrity name at random? Also there's a gossip website called the Eavesdropper posting embarrassing information about students, and for some unexplained reason Cartman is never suspected of being behind it - I don't know why because that's just the kind of thing that's right up his alley. Oh but get this, the person behind it is a rat named Wikileaks. Not only is that [[SarcasmMode oh, so very subtle, but also very much still relevant in late 2011]]. And it's clear they have no idea what Wikileaks actually is; the looks and content of the Eavesdropper are much more like TMZ if anything. And here's the best part. In the end, not only does Cartman get off scot-free for pushing a student to suicide and two others to the brink, but he also gets the last laugh on the teachers, after their half-baked attempt to kill him goes awry. When someone acts so retardedly that it makes Cartman look like the moral high ground, you know you've made a real clusterfuck of an episode.
* @/{{Ecclytennysmithylove}}: "Broadway Bro Down". While this episode did an excellent TakeThat at Broadway musicals, the DMOS for me was the third act: after a horrified Randy finds out that Shelley had already gone off with her new boyfriend (named Larry Feegan) to see ''Wicked'', he [[IdiotBall (without taking a second look at audience in the theater that would prove him evidence that none of them were doing the "blowjob")]] goes through a disastrous attempt to stop the show (long story short, he was kicked out of the theater for being disruptive) [[IronicDeath by breaking the water main that resulted with Larry fatally drowned (another long story short, Larry was always forced to wear a life preserver and took it off to prove his independence when he went with Shelley to see ''Wicked'').]] [[SarcasmMode Thanks, guys.]] You made a probably heartwarming subplot, and then ruined it by using Randy to kill off Larry. Seriously, I find this episode two-times worse than any ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' episodes involving Steve Smith attempting to win a girl's heart that ends in a failure.

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* Tropers/{{Ian}}: "Bass "[[Recap/SouthParkS15E10BassToMouth Bass to Mouth" Mouth]]" was just a mess from beginning to end. A kid defecates his pants and commits suicide because of Cartman's bullying, so when another similar incident occurs, [[IdiotBall the teachers turn to... Cartman?]] I can only assume that absolutely anyone else was busy because that's who'd be more appropriate for the job. As his compensation, Cartman demands to beat up Selena Gomez, Music/SelenaGomez, which they cede to. Why Selena Gomez? His beef with her is never explained. Usually they have a solid reason for picking on a celebrity, but I can't think of anything heinous or mockable Gomez has done besides star in a vapid but altogether inoffensive Disney sitcom; did they just pick a celebrity name at random? Also there's a gossip website called the Eavesdropper posting embarrassing information about students, and for some unexplained reason Cartman is never suspected of being behind it - I don't know why because that's just the kind of thing that's right up his alley. Oh but get this, the person behind it is a rat named Wikileaks. Not only is that [[SarcasmMode oh, so very subtle, but also very much still relevant in late 2011]]. And it's clear they have no idea what Wikileaks actually is; the looks and content of the Eavesdropper are much more like TMZ if anything. And here's the best part. In the end, not only does Cartman get off scot-free for pushing a student to suicide and two others to the brink, but he also gets the last laugh on the teachers, after their half-baked attempt to kill him goes awry. When someone acts so retardedly that it makes Cartman look like the moral high ground, you know you've made a real clusterfuck of an episode.
* @/{{Ecclytennysmithylove}}: "Broadway "[[Recap/SouthParkS15E11BroadwayBroDown Broadway Bro Down". Down]]". While this episode did an excellent TakeThat at Broadway musicals, the DMOS for me was the third act: after a horrified Randy finds out that Shelley had already gone off with her new boyfriend (named Larry Feegan) to see ''Wicked'', ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', he [[IdiotBall (without taking a second look at audience in the theater that would prove him evidence that none of them were doing the "blowjob")]] goes through a disastrous attempt to stop the show (long story short, he was kicked out of the theater for being disruptive) [[IronicDeath by breaking the water main that resulted with Larry fatally drowned (another long story short, Larry was always forced to wear a life preserver and took it off to prove his independence when he went with Shelley to see ''Wicked'').]] [[SarcasmMode Thanks, guys.]] You made a probably heartwarming subplot, and then ruined it by using Randy to kill off Larry. Seriously, I find this episode two-times worse than any ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' episodes involving Steve Smith attempting to win a girl's heart that ends in a failure.



* Tropers/CJCroen1393: "A History Channel Thanksgiving". [[SarcasmMode Thank you]] Matt and Trey, for once again telling everyone that anyone who believes in [=UFOs=], Cryptozoology and ghosts are stupid, gullible idiots who believe anything they hear, but also going the extra mile by saying that any "experts" are actually fraudulent morons. The worst part of this is the fact that they did this already with "Dead Celebrities" and handled it much better there. Here, however, they decided to just wing it and make up a bunch crummy unfunny gags (the only thing remotely funny about it was the scenes involving Natalie Portman). Mixing in the horrific CanonDiscontinuity, even by this show's standards (sooo, we're all just going to forget that Cartman was probed by aliens twice?) and the UnfortunateImplications that all Native Americans are evil, thieving monsters who must be [[KillEmAll gruesomely destroyed]] and you have the worst episode of ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' ever.
* SpaceHunterDrakeRedcrest: "Le Petit Tourette" (where Cartman fakes having Tourette's Syndrome) is an odd episode for me, in that I find the first half hysterical and the second half unfunny. The second half has one of the worst scenes I've ever seen in South Park. At one point, Kyle invites a large number of pedophiles to the Dateline studio to divert attention away from Cartman's interview. There are several things wrong with this. First off, as someone who struggled with suicidal depression, I find most attempts at SuicideAsComedy to be [[DudeNotFunny poorly-done]], to say the least. Seeing a large group of people shooting themselves in the head just makes me uncomfortable, even if all the people are [[AcceptableTargets pedophiles]]. The second issue I have is that it feels like a CriticalResearchFailure. All these potential child molesters file into the building, one after another. Whenever [[Series/Dateline To Catch a Predator]] had a man arrive at a sting before the previous person had been arrested, the person arriving would become suspicious and leave, not go in blindly. And no, RuleOfFunny does not excuse this since I don't find it funny.

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* Tropers/CJCroen1393: "A "[[Recap/SouthParkS15E13AHistoryChannelThanksgiving A History Channel Thanksgiving".Thanksgiving]]". [[SarcasmMode Thank you]] Matt and Trey, for once again telling everyone that anyone who believes in [=UFOs=], Cryptozoology and ghosts are stupid, gullible idiots who believe anything they hear, but also going the extra mile by saying that any "experts" are actually fraudulent morons. The worst part of this is the fact that they did this already with "Dead Celebrities" and handled it much better there. Here, however, they decided to just wing it and make up a bunch crummy unfunny gags (the only thing remotely funny about it was the scenes involving Natalie Portman).Creator/NataliePortman). Mixing in the horrific CanonDiscontinuity, even by this show's standards (sooo, we're all just going to forget that Cartman was probed by aliens twice?) and the UnfortunateImplications that all Native Americans are evil, thieving monsters who must be [[KillEmAll gruesomely destroyed]] and you have the worst episode of ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' ever.
* SpaceHunterDrakeRedcrest: "Le "[[Recap/SouthParkS11E8LePetitTourette Le Petit Tourette" Tourette]]" (where Cartman fakes having Tourette's Syndrome) is an odd episode for me, in that I find the first half hysterical and the second half unfunny. The second half has one of the worst scenes I've ever seen in South Park.''South Park''. At one point, Kyle invites a large number of pedophiles to the Dateline studio to divert attention away from Cartman's interview. There are several things wrong with this. First off, as someone who struggled with suicidal depression, I find most attempts at SuicideAsComedy to be [[DudeNotFunny poorly-done]], to say the least. Seeing a large group of people shooting themselves in the head just makes me uncomfortable, even if all the people are [[AcceptableTargets pedophiles]]. The second issue I have is that it feels like a CriticalResearchFailure. All these potential child molesters file into the building, one after another. Whenever [[Series/Dateline To Catch a Predator]] ''Series/ToCatchAPredator'' had a man arrive at a sting before the previous person had been arrested, the person arriving would become suspicious and leave, not go in blindly. And no, RuleOfFunny does not excuse this since I don't find it funny.



* Tropers/LargoQuagmire: "Cash for Gold" was just a massive failure of an episode on all levels. Satirizing [[FelonyMisdemeanor cash for gold kiosks and stores]] is a pretty soft target anyways, but throwing in random semi-satires of Foxcom and home shopping networks made the episode even more unbearable. There's a retread of Cartman's "...while you fuck me" routine from "[=HUMANCENTiPAD=]" which manages to be incredibly unfunny. There's an attempt at pathos with Stan's grandfather that falls incredibly flat, considering that Parker and Stone, in the previous episode, managed to wring a lot of genuine emotion out of Clyde's mother's death (YMMV, of course, but for me at least). The lowest point was easily the shopping network man killing himself - Matt and Trey have pulled off humor much darker than this before, but since the whole episode was off, the capper seemed incredibly mean-spirited and awful instead of a fitting send-off. Just a horrendous mess of an episode.
* [=RabidBadger1632=]: "Jewpacabra"... Dear God, this episode. ArtisticLicense is too kind. CriticalResearchFailure is too kind. The first half of the episode is Cartman's generic anti-Semitic humor. Nothing to get worked up over. Then the bullshit train pulls into station when Cartman starts dreaming. The episode then makes a poor, poor, attempt to satire the story of Exodus. The story proceeds to victimize the Egyptians using nothing but a truckload of misinformation. It starts with Kyle (in Cartman's dream) telling him that God is making it rain frogs because the Egyptians won't give them what they want, and Cartman commenting on how mean it is to the frogs. Already we have a screw-up. God didn't just randomly decide to throw a bunch of frogs at the Egyptians for the punishment. It was a correlating punishment to the Egyptians idolatry in worshiping Heqet, a frog themed Goddess. Also, nowhere does it say that the frogs were falling miles from the sky to splatter and die on the ground. But that's only the beginning. Next they comment on God hardening Pharaoh's heart, saying that God shouldn't punish Pharaoh if God is going to make Pharaoh say no. Now we're taking verses out of context. [[SarcasmMode I just love that]]. The original story tells that Pharaoh hardened his own heart as a result of God's involvement, therefore it was his own choice. But we're not finished yet. Next, Matt and Trey decide to show just how ignorant they are when they compare the Israelites trying to leave Egypt to the Confederacy trying to leave the Union. Strange, because I don't recall any stories about Union citizens throwing the babies of enslaved Confederate people into crocodile infested water. Seriously, the very fact that they didn't know that the Israelites were in slavery just shows how sloppy their "research" was. But it gets even worse. According to Cartman, "if we don't do whatever the Hebrews want us to do, God is gonna kill little Egyptian boys". According to the actual Bible, it was the final plague of Egypt, where the first-born son of each house would die, but it could have easily been avoided if the Egyptian people put the blood of a lamb on their door frames, or you know, if Pharaoh would stop being a self-absorbed prick and free the Israelites. Right before Cartman dies, he tells God "I promise I'll be Jewish!". It wasn't a matter of being Jewish or not, but simply obeying the true God. But it still gets worse. Because now, I'm not even sure what the hell the episode is trying to do. After the dream, Cartman starts preaching on how the God Jehovah passed over him and that they should all deny Jesus Christ and convert to Judaism. After an unrealistic reaction from the crowd, Cartman tells Kyle that he now sees how Jews feel and that there's no convincing stupid people (the subtly is astounding). They then tell each other Happy Passover and the episode ends. Problem here? Both Jews and Christians believe in the story of Exodus. You can not just call the Jewish people idiots and then try to appease them. Probably makes sense though, considering how little educated they are on religion (they think Jews worship Moses [[note]]While that feature may have been a joke, it's not a very sensical one[[/note]] and that Muslims hate Jesus). The only thing they seem to know about Judaism is "they don't believe that Jesus is the Messiah" which in itself isn't even completely true due to the existence of Messianic Jews. And on a final note, it's not really a good idea to voice satire through the most immoral character on your show.
* Tropers/{{MadMan400096}}: I originally thought of the ending to "Ass Burgers" as the show's low point for its AssPull nature and insulting attitude towards, change, but when I think about it, "Jewpacabra", the last of the first four Season 16 episodes, in which [[SeasonalRot I considered the once-amazing show to be going downhill]]. The episode's clearly trying to make us feel bad for Cartman by having him tortured, but considering the countless horrible deeds he's done over the years (making Scott Tenorman eat [[IAmAHumanitarian chili made out of his parents]], [[DidYouJustHaveTeaWithCthulhu ordering around fucking Cthulhu to do his bidding]], and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking convincing special needs students to cheat while ragging on Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots]]), that's really the dumbest thing to do. But it's made worse with the ending, where Cartman, a proven anti-Semite, converts to Judaism. Let me explain why this make me want to puke. What makes Cartman such a great character is his gleeful {{Jerkass}} nature, while still getting [[LaserGuidedKarma screwed over]]. Take that away and he's just a regular asshole. Also, antisemitism is one of Cartman's defining traits, and something like this bullshit falls nothing short of CharacterDerailment. The only good thing I can say about this episode (which even for ''South Park'' was all around unpleasant) was that it thankfully didn't stick. Matt and Trey must have known they were fixing what wasn't broken (per se, anyway), and in later episodes, he's back to being the dick we all LoveToHate.
* Tropers/lightning37: "Butterballs". That episode was a total mess. First off, if Butters established he didn't want to be a part of the bullying video, he never should have agreed to being a part of the movie that they wanted to make out of it. Next off, when Stan is confronted by Bucky Bailey (the head of the company that wanted Mr. Mackey to have the bullying assembly), he accuses Stan of being the one to sell the bullying video to the company when it was Bailey's idea to do it, but it was the company who wanted to claim it, that wasn't Stan's idea (I could be wrong about that though). But the third and final act takes the cake: Stan and Butters are on the Dr. Oz show, and after Dr. Oz keeps trying to ask Butters how he feels, Butters doesn't want to have any of it and he attacks Dr. Oz on national television. Then Stan is hated by everybody at school. The thing that made this suck was, Butters was the one who attacked Dr. Oz, and he was the main victim of the bullying video, so shouldn't they be mad at him and not Stan? Stan was the one trying to make a difference, and Butters ruined it. For that matter, [[KarmaHoudini Butters doesn't get any punishment for it]]. If his parents had grounded him for the rest of his life, I would have had no problems with that whatsoever (most of his grounded moments have been bogus, but this was just awful). Additionally, I can't think of any real purpose that his grandmother actually served in the episode other than picking on Butters and stabbing him with forks with his parents unaware. And that brings me to another point, if Butters didn't like being picked on by her, then he should have been able to relate on Dr. Oz instead of not trying to help Stan at all.
** Troper/ThePoppyBrosSr: This episode was actually my favorite of the mostly miserable 16th season. However, one thing I hate is how Butters' grandma managed to get away with her actions scot free. The bitch stabs her grandson in the leg and his parents (and in a way, everyone else) turn a blind eye! His reason you suck speech at the end was great, but it was too little. I probably shouldn't be expecting much from a show like South Park, but it still left a damper on what was otherwise a good commentary on the anti-bullying movement.
* Tropers/raidpirate823: "I Should Have Never Gone Ziplining" was the cherry on top of a horrible season 16A. The cut-away scenes to the boys interviews (which is another dethroning moment, seeing they appear to do this at least once a season now) and just do random screaming at random points so not only does that just scream "lazy writing" but it was so boring to watch. There's also the fact that this episode changes subject every two minutes. It starts with ziplining, then goes to complaining about horse back riding, then later to boat riding. If a quarter of the episode is nothing but exposition, you know it's bad. There's also that badly acted, mind-vomiting live action scene. If you were tired of the exposition by the end, guess what? That's exactly how the episode ends. Not to mention reusing an unfunny joke that was stupid in the previous episode was bad enough. The worst part about this whole episode? If you read the plot to the episode before seeing this episode about the boys getting lost would make you think of "[=ManBearPig=]" level epicness, only for it to go all kinds of wrong.
* Tropers/{{Sawnik3000}}: "Goth Kids 3: Dawn of the Posers". This is probably the only episode I flat out hate. While most sub-par South Park episodes at least have a few funny or memorable moments, this episode didn't make me smile once throughout. Let's start with the main problem: The Goth Kids. Prior to this episode I was genuinely indifferent towards them, but this episode made me realize how terrible they are as characters. For starters, all four of them are the exact same character. They're all stereotypical goths with no personality traits that separates them in any way. I can see why they had to be a group rather than a single character in "Raisins", but it just seems so pointless now. You could have all but one goth kid removed from the show, and there'd be little to no difference to their scenes. Second, they're extremely one-note. Every one of their appearances is the same: "Oh, we're goths and hypocrites". It's the same damn joke every time. Sure, they were tolerable in "Raisins", but when you do the same joke every time it gets annoying after a while. Okay, there are other one-note characters on the show that work fine. Ex. Tweek's always a nervous wreck, Kevin Stoley's a sci-fi nerd, etc., but they work because they don't get that much screen time and they do different things with those traits each episode. They never seem to do anything new with these characters; it’s always the same joke on repeat; which is really a shame since I see some potential in one of the Goth Kids, Henrietta. Judging by the brief look we get of her mother (who I’ll admit, made me laugh when she just calls Henrietta fatty at the end of the episode) she could actually have a hilariously abusive childhood. Hell, the situations could even be funnier than the ones with Butter’s parents since she actively acts out against them and would deserve what was coming to her, but no, she’s just another one-dimensional goth kid. The only time they ever made me chuckle was during their brief scene in “You Got F’d in the A” where the tall one says he’s so anti-conformist that he’s conforming against the rest of the group and joins Stan’s dance group. See, that’s doing something new with these characters, it was the only time that one of them did something I wasn’t expecting. Every other scene involving them is just a hypocritical comment against one of the characters and maintaining that they’re goths. This is the reason why this episode fails; the Goth Kids are not interesting or even entertaining enough characters to have an entire episode revolving around them. While I personally didn’t like “The Ungroundable”, they at least managed to salvage it by giving part of the focus to Butters, a funny and likable character. Here, none of the main characters are present; it’s just them for the entire 22-minute runtime. So it’s basically the same jokes we’ve heard in the previous Goth Kids-centric episodes, only without a sub-plot to break it up. Okay, I lied, the Vamps are in this episode too. Whoop dee-f***ing do. The Vamps are identical to the Goth Kids in almost every way possible, which I get is supposed to be the joke, but that doesn’t make them any funnier. The thing is though that they add almost nothing to the plot. They’re in the same room as the Goth Kids when they summon Edgar Allen Poe after they team up and kind of fade into the background afterwards. Oh, except for the vamp that’s a grown black man. I think the joke is that he doesn’t belong here, kind of like the brief joke they did about the random black guy in the other N.A.M.B.L.A. meeting in “Cartman Joins N.A.M.B.L.A.”, but while that joke was a quick second-long joke, he has several lines throughout the episode that ultimately boils down to “It’s funny because he’s black”. Again, it could’ve worked if it were just a quick little joke, but they just pound the joke to the ground. Also, like I mentioned before, Edgar Allen Poe plays a role in the episode, and I genuinely thought it was funny that he was revealed to be just another stereotypical goth…for about five seconds until I realized that he’s the exact same character as everyone else here. He brings nothing new in this episode, it’s just the same annoying “We’re goths and we’re also hypocrites” jokes we’ve heard dozens of times before in this episode alone. And like the Vamps, he doesn’t contribute to the plot at all. He fades into the background after he’s summoned until he shoots one of the plants the goths think are turning people into emos (trust me, watching the episode wouldn’t help it make sense) only for it to reveal that it was all an elaborate prank; making his appearance in this episode completely and utterly pointless. Oh, and guess what joke they make about emo kids. Come on, you’ll never guess. Give up? Well the joke is that there’s no difference between goths and emos. You know, almost the exact same joke they made in “The Ungroundable”, only they replace vamps with emos. Yeah, this entire episode is a rehash of “The Ungroundable” minus Butters. I really don’t get the thought process behind excluding the main characters from this episode. The general consensus of that episode was that it was lackluster, but had several great moments courtesy of Butters. So if you take out the saving grace of that episode, it’ll somehow get better? Look, I really did like Season 17, and I respect Trey Parker and Matt Stone for wanting to shake things up a bit by giving the focus to different characters, but they should’ve learned from the previous Goth Kids episode that they can’t support a sub-plot, let alone an entire episode, on their own. Overall, as much as I despise the Goth Kids, the episode really isn’t annoying as much as it’s boring; which is something I can’t say for most other South Park episodes. With the exception of the comment made by Mrs. Beagle, all of the jokes fall flat and are the same ones we’ve heard from the previous Goth Kids episodes and just completely devoid of the originality that South Park, even at its worst, manages to offer.

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* Tropers/LargoQuagmire: "Cash "[[Recap/SouthParkS16E2CashForGold Cash for Gold" Gold]]" was just a massive failure of an episode on all levels. Satirizing [[FelonyMisdemeanor cash for gold kiosks and stores]] is a pretty soft target anyways, but throwing in random semi-satires of Foxcom and home shopping networks made the episode even more unbearable. There's a retread of Cartman's "...while you fuck me" routine from "[=HUMANCENTiPAD=]" which manages to be incredibly unfunny. There's an attempt at pathos with Stan's grandfather that falls incredibly flat, considering that Parker and Stone, in the previous episode, managed to wring a lot of genuine emotion out of Clyde's mother's death (YMMV, of course, but for me at least). The lowest point was easily the shopping network man killing himself - Matt and Trey have pulled off humor much darker than this before, but since the whole episode was off, the capper seemed incredibly mean-spirited and awful instead of a fitting send-off. Just a horrendous mess of an episode.
* [=RabidBadger1632=]: "Jewpacabra"..."[[Recap/SouthParkS16E4Jewpacabra Jewpacabra]]"... Dear God, this episode. ArtisticLicense is too kind. CriticalResearchFailure is too kind. The first half of the episode is Cartman's generic anti-Semitic humor. Nothing to get worked up over. Then the bullshit train pulls into station when Cartman starts dreaming. The episode then makes a poor, poor, attempt to satire the story of Exodus. The story proceeds to victimize the Egyptians using nothing but a truckload of misinformation. It starts with Kyle (in Cartman's dream) telling him that God is making it rain frogs because the Egyptians won't give them what they want, and Cartman commenting on how mean it is to the frogs. Already we have a screw-up. God didn't just randomly decide to throw a bunch of frogs at the Egyptians for the punishment. It was a correlating punishment to the Egyptians idolatry in worshiping Heqet, a frog themed Goddess. Also, nowhere does it say that the frogs were falling miles from the sky to splatter and die on the ground. But that's only the beginning. Next they comment on God hardening Pharaoh's heart, saying that God shouldn't punish Pharaoh if God is going to make Pharaoh say no. Now we're taking verses out of context. [[SarcasmMode I just love that]]. The original story tells that Pharaoh hardened his own heart as a result of God's involvement, therefore it was his own choice. But we're not finished yet. Next, Matt and Trey decide to show just how ignorant they are when they compare the Israelites trying to leave Egypt to the Confederacy trying to leave the Union. Strange, because I don't recall any stories about Union citizens throwing the babies of enslaved Confederate people into crocodile infested water. Seriously, the very fact that they didn't know that the Israelites were in slavery just shows how sloppy their "research" was. But it gets even worse. According to Cartman, "if we don't do whatever the Hebrews want us to do, God is gonna kill little Egyptian boys". According to the actual Bible, it was the final plague of Egypt, where the first-born son of each house would die, but it could have easily been avoided if the Egyptian people put the blood of a lamb on their door frames, or you know, if Pharaoh would stop being a self-absorbed prick and free the Israelites. Right before Cartman dies, he tells God "I promise I'll be Jewish!". It wasn't a matter of being Jewish or not, but simply obeying the true God. But it still gets worse. Because now, I'm not even sure what the hell the episode is trying to do. After the dream, Cartman starts preaching on how the God Jehovah passed over him and that they should all deny Jesus Christ and convert to Judaism. After an unrealistic reaction from the crowd, Cartman tells Kyle that he now sees how Jews feel and that there's no convincing stupid people (the subtly is astounding). They then tell each other Happy Passover and the episode ends. Problem here? Both Jews and Christians believe in the story of Exodus. You can not just call the Jewish people idiots and then try to appease them. Probably makes sense though, considering how little educated they are on religion (they think Jews worship Moses [[note]]While that feature may have been a joke, it's not a very sensical one[[/note]] and that Muslims hate Jesus). The only thing they seem to know about Judaism is "they don't believe that Jesus is the Messiah" which in itself isn't even completely true due to the existence of Messianic Jews. And on a final note, it's not really a good idea to voice satire through the most immoral character on your show.
* ** Tropers/{{MadMan400096}}: I originally thought of the ending to "Ass Burgers" as the show's low point for its AssPull nature and insulting attitude towards, change, but when I think about it, "Jewpacabra", the last of the first four Season 16 episodes, in which [[SeasonalRot I considered the once-amazing show to be going downhill]]. The episode's clearly trying to make us feel bad for Cartman by having him tortured, but considering the countless horrible deeds he's done over the years (making Scott Tenorman eat [[IAmAHumanitarian chili made out of his parents]], [[DidYouJustHaveTeaWithCthulhu ordering around fucking Cthulhu to do his bidding]], and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking convincing special needs students to cheat while ragging on Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots]]), that's really the dumbest thing to do. But it's made worse with the ending, where Cartman, a proven anti-Semite, converts to Judaism. Let me explain why this make me want to puke. What makes Cartman such a great character is his gleeful {{Jerkass}} nature, while still getting [[LaserGuidedKarma screwed over]]. Take that away and he's just a regular asshole. Also, antisemitism is one of Cartman's defining traits, and something like this bullshit falls nothing short of CharacterDerailment. The only good thing I can say about this episode (which even for ''South Park'' was all around unpleasant) was that it thankfully didn't stick. Matt and Trey must have known they were fixing what wasn't broken (per se, anyway), and in later episodes, he's back to being the dick we all LoveToHate.
* Tropers/lightning37: "Butterballs"."[[Recap/SouthParkS16E5Butterballs Butterballs]]". That episode was a total mess. First off, if Butters established he didn't want to be a part of the bullying video, he never should have agreed to being a part of the movie that they wanted to make out of it. Next off, when Stan is confronted by Bucky Bailey (the head of the company that wanted Mr. Mackey to have the bullying assembly), he accuses Stan of being the one to sell the bullying video to the company when it was Bailey's idea to do it, but it was the company who wanted to claim it, that wasn't Stan's idea (I could be wrong about that though). But the third and final act takes the cake: Stan and Butters are on the Dr. Oz show, and after Dr. Oz keeps trying to ask Butters how he feels, Butters doesn't want to have any of it and he attacks Dr. Oz on national television. Then Stan is hated by everybody at school. The thing that made this suck was, Butters was the one who attacked Dr. Oz, and he was the main victim of the bullying video, so shouldn't they be mad at him and not Stan? Stan was the one trying to make a difference, and Butters ruined it. For that matter, [[KarmaHoudini Butters doesn't get any punishment for it]]. If his parents had grounded him for the rest of his life, I would have had no problems with that whatsoever (most of his grounded moments have been bogus, but this was just awful). Additionally, I can't think of any real purpose that his grandmother actually served in the episode other than picking on Butters and stabbing him with forks with his parents unaware. And that brings me to another point, if Butters didn't like being picked on by her, then he should have been able to relate on Dr. Oz instead of not trying to help Stan at all.
** Troper/ThePoppyBrosSr: This episode was actually my favorite of the mostly miserable 16th season. However, one thing I hate is how Butters' grandma managed to get away with her actions scot free. The bitch stabs her grandson in the leg and his parents (and in a way, everyone else) turn a blind eye! His reason you suck speech ReasonYouSuckSpeech at the end was great, but it was too little. I probably shouldn't be expecting much from a show like South Park, ''South Park'', but it still left a damper on what was otherwise a good commentary on the anti-bullying movement.
* Tropers/raidpirate823: "I "[[Recap/SouthParkS16E6IShouldNeverHaveGoneZiplining I Should Have Never Have Gone Ziplining" Ziplining]]" was the cherry on top of a horrible season 16A. The cut-away scenes to the boys interviews (which is another dethroning moment, seeing they appear to do this at least once a season now) and just do random screaming at random points so not only does that just scream "lazy writing" but it was so boring to watch. There's also the fact that this episode changes subject every two minutes. It starts with ziplining, then goes to complaining about horse back riding, then later to boat riding. If a quarter of the episode is nothing but exposition, you know it's bad. There's also that badly acted, mind-vomiting live action scene. If you were tired of the exposition by the end, guess what? That's exactly how the episode ends. Not to mention reusing an unfunny joke that was stupid in the previous episode was bad enough. The worst part about this whole episode? If you read the plot to the episode before seeing this episode about the boys getting lost would make you think of "[=ManBearPig=]" "[[Recap/SouthParkS10E6ManBearPig ManBearPig]]" level epicness, only for it to go all kinds of wrong.
* Tropers/{{Sawnik3000}}: "Goth "[[Recap/SouthParkS17E4GothKids3DawnOfThePosers Goth Kids 3: Dawn of the Posers".Posers]]". This is probably the only episode I flat out hate. While most sub-par South Park episodes at least have a few funny or memorable moments, this episode didn't make me smile once throughout. Let's start with the main problem: The Goth Kids. Prior to this episode I was genuinely indifferent towards them, but this episode made me realize how terrible they are as characters. For starters, all four of them are the exact same character. They're all stereotypical goths with no personality traits that separates them in any way. I can see why they had to be a group rather than a single character in "Raisins", "[[Recap/SouthParkS7E14Raisins Raisins]]", but it just seems so pointless now. You could have all but one goth kid removed from the show, and there'd be little to no difference to their scenes. Second, they're extremely one-note. Every one of their appearances is the same: "Oh, we're goths and hypocrites". It's the same damn joke every time. Sure, they were tolerable in "Raisins", but when you do the same joke every time it gets annoying after a while. Okay, there are other one-note characters on the show that work fine. Ex. Tweek's always a nervous wreck, Kevin Stoley's a sci-fi nerd, etc., but they work because they don't get that much screen time and they do different things with those traits each episode. They never seem to do anything new with these characters; it’s always the same joke on repeat; which is really a shame since I see some potential in one of the Goth Kids, Henrietta. Judging by the brief look we get of her mother (who I’ll admit, made me laugh when she just calls Henrietta fatty at the end of the episode) she could actually have a hilariously abusive childhood. Hell, the situations could even be funnier than the ones with Butter’s parents since she actively acts out against them and would deserve what was coming to her, but no, she’s just another one-dimensional goth kid. The only time they ever made me chuckle was during their brief scene in “You Got F’d in the A” where the tall one says he’s so anti-conformist that he’s conforming against the rest of the group and joins Stan’s dance group. See, that’s doing something new with these characters, it was the only time that one of them did something I wasn’t expecting. Every other scene involving them is just a hypocritical comment against one of the characters and maintaining that they’re goths. This is the reason why this episode fails; the Goth Kids are not interesting or even entertaining enough characters to have an entire episode revolving around them. While I personally didn’t like “The Ungroundable”, “[[Recap/SouthParkS13E14TheUngroundable The Ungroundable]]”, they at least managed to salvage it by giving part of the focus to Butters, a funny and likable character. Here, none of the main characters are present; it’s just them for the entire 22-minute runtime. So it’s basically the same jokes we’ve heard in the previous Goth Kids-centric episodes, only without a sub-plot to break it up. Okay, I lied, the Vamps are in this episode too. Whoop dee-f***ing do. The Vamps are identical to the Goth Kids in almost every way possible, which I get is supposed to be the joke, but that doesn’t make them any funnier. The thing is though that they add almost nothing to the plot. They’re in the same room as the Goth Kids when they summon Edgar Allen Poe Creator/EdgarAllanPoe after they team up and kind of fade into the background afterwards. Oh, except for the vamp that’s a grown black man. I think the joke is that he doesn’t belong here, kind of like the brief joke they did about the random black guy in the other N.A.M.B.L.A. meeting in “Cartman “[[Recap/SouthParkS4E5CartmanJoinsNAMBLA Cartman Joins N.A.M.B.L.A.”, NAMBLA]]”, but while that joke was a quick second-long joke, he has several lines throughout the episode that ultimately boils down to “It’s funny because he’s black”. Again, it could’ve worked if it were just a quick little joke, but they just pound the joke to the ground. Also, like I mentioned before, Edgar Allen Poe plays a role in the episode, and I genuinely thought it was funny that he was revealed to be just another stereotypical goth…for about five seconds until I realized that he’s the exact same character as everyone else here. He brings nothing new in this episode, it’s just the same annoying “We’re goths and we’re also hypocrites” jokes we’ve heard dozens of times before in this episode alone. And like the Vamps, he doesn’t contribute to the plot at all. He fades into the background after he’s summoned until he shoots one of the plants the goths think are turning people into emos (trust me, watching the episode wouldn’t help it make sense) only for it to reveal that it was all an elaborate prank; making his appearance in this episode completely and utterly pointless. Oh, and guess what joke they make about emo kids. Come on, you’ll never guess. Give up? Well the joke is that there’s no difference between goths and emos. You know, almost the exact same joke they made in “The Ungroundable”, only they replace vamps with emos. Yeah, this entire episode is a rehash of “The Ungroundable” minus Butters. I really don’t get the thought process behind excluding the main characters from this episode. The general consensus of that episode was that it was lackluster, but had several great moments courtesy of Butters. So if you take out the saving grace of that episode, it’ll somehow get better? Look, I really did like Season 17, and I respect Trey Parker and Matt Stone for wanting to shake things up a bit by giving the focus to different characters, but they should’ve learned from the previous Goth Kids episode that they can’t support a sub-plot, let alone an entire episode, on their own. Overall, as much as I despise the Goth Kids, the episode really isn’t annoying as much as it’s boring; which is something I can’t say for most other South Park ''South Park'' episodes. With the exception of the comment made by Mrs. Beagle, all of the jokes fall flat and are the same ones we’ve heard from the previous Goth Kids episodes and just completely devoid of the originality that South Park, even at its worst, manages to offer.



* Tropers/ABNo4: "Ginger Cow" takes the cake for me. As someone who is fed up with Cartman vs. Kyle episodes, especially ones where Cartman is a KarmaHoudini while Kyle spends the whole episode being the ButtMonkey, this one was particularly bad and felt like a new low. Too mean-spirited to be funny, nothing clever, original or creative with its jokes or social commentary on the Middle Eastern conflict and [[DownerEnding just plain depressing]].

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* Tropers/ABNo4: "Ginger Cow" "[[Recap/SouthParkS17E6GingerCow Ginger Cow]]" takes the cake for me. As someone who is fed up with Cartman vs. Kyle episodes, especially ones where Cartman is a KarmaHoudini while Kyle spends the whole episode being the ButtMonkey, this one was particularly bad and felt like a new low. Too mean-spirited to be funny, nothing clever, original or creative with its jokes or social commentary on the Middle Eastern conflict and [[DownerEnding just plain depressing]].



* Tropers/{{OZone}} I honestly loved season 17 of ''South Park'' even if it was slightly shorter than past ones. However, the season finale "The Hobbit" just bothers me. Basically, Wendy tries to show that using photoshop to make a girl look 'sexy' is unnatural just as Kim Kardashian supposedly does, but instead the guys instantly love the new girl because her picture depicts her as hot while she's unattractive in real life. Then all the girls and Mr. Mackey call her 'jelly' when she tries to call anyone out on thinking the altered pics are amazing. Maybe it was because it was following the epic "Black Friday" trilogy, but my problem is that there was no real ending and after all the crap she had to go through, Wendy basically just 'gives up' and alters her own picture to make herself look sexy too after [[ItMakesSenseInContext Kanye West tells her a story about "The Hobbit/Kim"]]. It was kind of sad to see her defeated like that, even if she isn't my favorite character in the series and soured the season finale to an otherwise epic season.

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* Tropers/{{OZone}} I honestly loved season 17 of ''South Park'' even if it was slightly shorter than past ones. However, the season finale "The Hobbit" "[[Recap/SouthParkS17E10TheHobbit The Hobbit]]" just bothers me. Basically, Wendy tries to show that using photoshop to make a girl look 'sexy' is unnatural just as Kim Kardashian supposedly does, but instead the guys instantly love the new girl because her picture depicts her as hot while she's unattractive in real life. Then all the girls and Mr. Mackey call her 'jelly' when she tries to call anyone out on thinking the altered pics are amazing. Maybe it was because it was following the epic "Black Friday" trilogy, but my problem is that there was no real ending and after all the crap she had to go through, Wendy basically just 'gives up' and alters her own picture to make herself look sexy too after [[ItMakesSenseInContext Kanye West tells her a story about "The Hobbit/Kim"]]. It was kind of sad to see her defeated like that, even if she isn't my favorite character in the series and soured the season finale to an otherwise epic season.



* Tropers/Metalheadfan2500 The episode "Go Fund Yourself" really bugged me, aside from not getting a strong laugh out of me, this episode is just ignorant. Matt and Trey bash on Kickstarter and crowdfunding in general, by commenting on the several people that abuse it for free money with weak ideas, sure that's ok for a cheap laugh, but what really annoyed me is that there is no mention of any positive contributions that crowdfunding has done. Aside from perhaps one poster mentioning a film festival, they failed to comment on all the cool indie games, animation, comics, short films, or whatever, which to me tells me such an ignorant viewpoint that I feel this hurts the perspective on crowdfunding for the several people that don't know that much and will just be misinformed. To me this makes Matt Stone and Trey Parker seem extremely ignorant as award winning millionaires that can pretty much do whatever creative product they want, but fuck anyone else who ask for a donation. I leave [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0ljzAi5DuA this vid on crowdfunding]] from the wonderful people of Extra Credit on the South Park Studios message board on the episode, just to inform what Crowdfunding really is.
* Tropers/RainingMetal The Black Friday trilogy was a Dethroning Moment since it reeked of CriticalResearchFailure; Did Parker and Stone ever read the articles on the Xbox One's negative publicity stunts? And the way they portrayed the two sides it seemed that the Playstation 4 was the better faction, judging by Bill Gates' characterization. But Bill Gates won, making him a KarmaHoudini. Worse, there was absolutely ''no'' mention of the Wii U. Guess they're [[UngratefulBastard Ungrateful Bastards]] for "Go God Go".

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* Tropers/Metalheadfan2500 The episode "Go "[[Recap/SouthParkS18E1GoFundYourself Go Fund Yourself" Yourself]]" really bugged me, aside from not getting a strong laugh out of me, this episode is just ignorant. Matt and Trey bash on Kickstarter and crowdfunding in general, by commenting on the several people that abuse it for free money with weak ideas, sure that's ok for a cheap laugh, but what really annoyed me is that there is no mention of any positive contributions that crowdfunding has done. Aside from perhaps one poster mentioning a film festival, they failed to comment on all the cool indie games, animation, comics, short films, or whatever, which to me tells me such an ignorant viewpoint that I feel this hurts the perspective on crowdfunding for the several people that don't know that much and will just be misinformed. To me this makes Matt Stone and Trey Parker seem extremely ignorant as award winning millionaires that can pretty much do whatever creative product they want, but fuck anyone else who ask for a donation. I leave [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0ljzAi5DuA this vid on crowdfunding]] from the wonderful people of Extra Credit on the South Park Studios message board on the episode, just to inform what Crowdfunding really is.
* Tropers/RainingMetal The Black Friday trilogy was a Dethroning Moment since it reeked of CriticalResearchFailure; Did Parker and Stone ever read the articles on the Xbox One's UsefulNotesXboxOne's negative publicity stunts? And the way they portrayed the two sides it seemed that the Playstation 4 UsefulNotes/Playstation4 was the better faction, judging by Bill Gates' characterization. But Bill Gates won, making him a KarmaHoudini. Worse, there was absolutely ''no'' mention of the Wii U. Guess they're [[UngratefulBastard Ungrateful Bastards]] for "Go God Go".



** Tropers/eneuman96: As far as mentioning the Wii U goes, I honestly wouldn't have minded if they made a couple jokes at its expense since it was (and still is to some extent) considered less popular than the [=PS4=] and Xbox One; hell, acknowledging its existence at all would have satisfied me (maybe [[ButtMonkey Butters]] could have been the sole supporter of it or something along those lines). But nope, it might as well not even exist in the South Park universe. Even though "Go God Go" had an entire plot focused around Cartman wanting to get the original Wii.
* Tropers/ {{Mhj0808}}: I'm not loving how Stan and Kyle have been acting in the first two episodes of Season 20. You know, how they're joining everybody else in treating the social media stuff as SeriousBusiness. Sure, the boys treating mundane things as serious business is a South Park staple, but... maybe it's just me, but the inherent and un-ironic pettiness of social media is normally the type of thing they'd rip apart in the past rather than take seriously. The whole thing feels like a minor form of CharacterDerailment for both of them. Compare Stan's attitude toward Facebook from the 2010 episode "You Have 0 Friends" to how he acts in 2016's "Skank Hunt" and you'll see what I mean.
* Tropers/{{Clown-Face}}: It's hard to single out any episode of Season 20 due to its continuous storyline, but I'll have to settle with "Oh, Jeez", simply on the basis that it was the episode where the season started to go downhill. Parker and Stone shouldn't have bet the entire season's storyline on the outcome of the presidential elections, and it caused the second half of the season to come out cluttered and confused. Aside from that, the plot point of the Marsh family being infected by member berries went nowhere, and the characters constantly expressing their shock on the outcome of the election came off as a not-so-subtle way of the writers themselves voicing their opinions on the matter, and didn't even make much sense, since a major plot-point of the season was that Mr. Garrison had been leading in the polls. Overall, this one episode significantly altered the season from "decent" to "bad".
** Tropers/{{fairygirl567}}: It was very obvious that they wanted or planned for Hilary to win as it was reported they had already written episodes involving her winning the election, it was never stated if they fully supported Hilary, but they didn't like Trump. The moment that went south and Trump surprisingly won, they had to do a bunch of rewrites to go with Trump winning and it was obvious... like a teenager rewriting a paper a day before it's due obvious. They also apparently really hate Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Now, this troper gets not everyone loves the Force Awakens, but Matt and Trey went out their way to apparently blame the director for Trump winning and why he had so many supporters... it made no sense at all. They just kept bashing it to the point where I yelled, "Okay we get it, you didn't think it was the best movie! It's not the reason Trump won though!" I'm surprised the director of the movie didn't call them out on this. They eventually stopped doing the "joke", but it was too late by then. I haven't watched any Star Wars movies and I was insulted and the member berries causing mind control came and went nowhere! We see the Marsh family, Mr. Garrison, and Katalin Jenner being affected just for it never be addressed again because they went back to focusing on the trolling incident... which was a way better arc.

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** Tropers/eneuman96: As far as mentioning the Wii U goes, I honestly wouldn't have minded if they made a couple jokes at its expense since it was (and still is to some extent) considered less popular than the [=PS4=] and Xbox One; hell, acknowledging its existence at all would have satisfied me (maybe [[ButtMonkey Butters]] could have been the sole supporter of it or something along those lines). But nope, it might as well not even exist in the South Park ''South Park'' universe. Even though "Go God Go" had an entire plot focused around Cartman wanting to get the original Wii.
* Tropers/ {{Mhj0808}}: I'm not loving how Stan and Kyle have been acting in the first two episodes of Season 20. You know, how they're joining everybody else in treating the social media stuff as SeriousBusiness. Sure, the boys treating mundane things as serious business is a South Park ''South Park'' staple, but... maybe it's just me, but the inherent and un-ironic pettiness of social media is normally the type of thing they'd rip apart in the past rather than take seriously. The whole thing feels like a minor form of CharacterDerailment for both of them. Compare Stan's attitude toward Facebook from the 2010 episode "You "[[Recap/SouthParkS14E4YouHave0Friends You Have 0 Friends" Friends]]" to how he acts in 2016's "Skank Hunt" "[[Recap/SouthParkS20E2SkankHunt Skank Hunt]]" and you'll see what I mean.
* Tropers/{{Clown-Face}}: It's hard to single out any episode of Season 20 due to its continuous storyline, but I'll have to settle with "Oh, Jeez", "[[Recap/SouthParkS20E7OhJeez Oh, Jeez]]", simply on the basis that it was the episode where the season started to go downhill. Parker and Stone shouldn't have bet the entire season's storyline on the outcome of the presidential elections, and it caused the second half of the season to come out cluttered and confused. Aside from that, the plot point of the Marsh family being infected by member berries went nowhere, and the characters constantly expressing their shock on the outcome of the election came off as a not-so-subtle way of the writers themselves voicing their opinions on the matter, and didn't even make much sense, since a major plot-point of the season was that Mr. Garrison had been leading in the polls. Overall, this one episode significantly altered the season from "decent" to "bad".
** Tropers/{{fairygirl567}}: It was very obvious that they wanted or planned for Hilary to win as it was reported they had already written episodes involving her winning the election, it was never stated if they fully supported Hilary, UsefulNotes/HilaryClinton, but they didn't like Trump.UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump. The moment that went south and Trump surprisingly won, they had to do a bunch of rewrites to go with Trump winning and it was obvious... like a teenager rewriting a paper a day before it's due obvious. They also apparently really hate Star Wars: The Force Awakens. ''Film/TheForceAwakens''. Now, this troper gets not everyone loves the ''The Force Awakens, Awakens'', but Matt and Trey went out their way to apparently blame the director for Trump winning and why he had so many supporters... it made no sense at all. They just kept bashing it to the point where I yelled, "Okay we get it, you didn't think it was the best movie! It's not the reason Trump won though!" I'm surprised the director of the movie didn't call them out on this. They eventually stopped doing the "joke", but it was too late by then. I haven't watched any Star Wars movies and I was insulted and the member berries causing mind control came and went nowhere! We see the Marsh family, Mr. Garrison, and Katalin Jenner being affected just for it never be addressed again because they went back to focusing on the trolling incident... which was a way better arc.



** Not only that,it was also the girls fault as to why she's this way. [[CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot If they weren't, like Heidi said, 'judgemental bitches', then she would have been freed by Cartman for good!]]

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** Not only that,it that, it was also the girls fault as to why she's this way. [[CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot If they weren't, like Heidi said, 'judgemental bitches', then she would have been freed by Cartman for good!]]
25th Nov '17 9:42:33 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** Tropers/KentAllard: Mine as well. South Park thrives on CrossingTheLineTwice, but even that cannot justify trying to present an innocent and sweet-natured child being traumatized physically to borderline TorturePorn levels and humiliated by our main characters (which includes Stan and Kyle who are [[InformedAttribute supposed to be]] [[WhatTheHellHero the heroic ones]] for crying out loud) as something [[DudeNotFunny to laugh at]]. To date this is the only episode I always skip because seriously, fuck you guys.

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** Tropers/KentAllard: Mine as well. South Park thrives on CrossingTheLineTwice, but even that cannot justify trying to present an innocent and sweet-natured child being traumatized physically to borderline TorturePorn levels and humiliated by our main characters (which includes Stan and Kyle who are [[InformedAttribute supposed to be]] [[WhatTheHellHero be the heroic ones]] for crying out loud) as something [[DudeNotFunny to laugh at]]. To date this is the only episode I always skip because seriously, fuck you guys.
16th Nov '17 2:30:12 AM Happiomi
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** Not only that,it was also the girls fault as to why she's this way. [[CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot If they weren't, like Heidi said, 'judgemental bitches', then she would have been freed by Cartman for good!]]
15th Nov '17 10:43:03 PM jonathan-sherwin
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* Tropers/JonathanSherwin: I have a new DMoS in the form of Heidi's CharacterDerailment in the latter part of Season 21. She's now literally Cartman--weight, mannerisms, personality, all of it. And Cartman is now Heidi. I don't think I'll bring myself to watching the last two episodes, 'cause I literally do not care about how their relationship will go down.

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* Tropers/JonathanSherwin: I have a new DMoS in the form of Heidi's CharacterDerailment in the latter part of Season 21. She's now literally Cartman--weight, mannerisms, personality, all of it. And Cartman is now Heidi. I don't think I'll bring myself to watching watch the last two episodes, 'cause I literally do not care about how their relationship will go down.
15th Nov '17 10:42:41 PM jonathan-sherwin
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* Tropers/JonathanSherwin: I have a new DMoS in the form of "Doubling Down". Cartman has now turned Heidi into a female version of himself, right down to fattening her up and manipulating her into calling Kyle a "dirty Jew" at the end of the episode. And speaking of Kyle, she splits with Cartman once again to be with Kyle, who ends up getting dumped for the fourth time so far in the series--this time because the girls basically pressured her into getting back with Cartman after they ridicule her for being with him in the first place. I am sick and tired of Cartman/Heidi continuing to go on, I am sick and tired of Kyle not being able to hold a steady relationship for once in his life, and most of all, I am sick and tired of Heidi continuing to undergo CharacterDerailment. I am now this close to tuning out the rest of the season because Trey and Matt apparently do not know how to be respectful towards the show these days.

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* Tropers/JonathanSherwin: I have a new DMoS in the form of "Doubling Down". Heidi's CharacterDerailment in the latter part of Season 21. She's now literally Cartman--weight, mannerisms, personality, all of it. And Cartman has is now turned Heidi into a female version of himself, right down Heidi. I don't think I'll bring myself to fattening her up and manipulating her into calling Kyle a "dirty Jew" at watching the end of the episode. And speaking of Kyle, she splits with Cartman once again to be with Kyle, who ends up getting dumped for the fourth time so far in the series--this time because the girls basically pressured her into getting back with Cartman after they ridicule her for being with him in the first place. last two episodes, 'cause I am sick and tired of Cartman/Heidi continuing to go on, I am sick and tired of Kyle literally do not being able to hold a steady care about how their relationship for once in his life, and most of all, I am sick and tired of Heidi continuing to undergo CharacterDerailment. I am now this close to tuning out the rest of the season because Trey and Matt apparently do not know how to be respectful towards the show these days.
will go down.
9th Nov '17 7:24:02 AM jonathan-sherwin
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* Tropers/JonathanSherwin: The episode "Put It Down" has a running gag (or as I'd like it call it "driving anti-gag") featuring distracted drivers running over a kid named Gary Borkovec in graphic detail, with the same thing happening to other kids... [[UpToEleven and even in the amusement park where Craig takes Tweek to distract him from North Korea!]] What the actual fuck, Trey and Matt?! That's gotta be the most horrifying and disgusting moments I've ever seen on the show recently! Speaking of Craig and Tweek, the latter's constant freaking out and obsessing over NK even had Craig losing control over his emotions after one time too many, and it matched my reaction perfectly. I never thought I'd have to hate a character to the point that another one matches my feelings exactly.

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* Tropers/JonathanSherwin: The episode "Put It Down" has I have a running gag (or as I'd like it call it "driving anti-gag") featuring distracted drivers running over a kid named Gary Borkovec in graphic detail, with the same thing happening to other kids... [[UpToEleven and even new DMoS in the amusement park where Craig takes Tweek form of "Doubling Down". Cartman has now turned Heidi into a female version of himself, right down to distract fattening her up and manipulating her into calling Kyle a "dirty Jew" at the end of the episode. And speaking of Kyle, she splits with Cartman once again to be with Kyle, who ends up getting dumped for the fourth time so far in the series--this time because the girls basically pressured her into getting back with Cartman after they ridicule her for being with him from North Korea!]] What in the actual fuck, first place. I am sick and tired of Cartman/Heidi continuing to go on, I am sick and tired of Kyle not being able to hold a steady relationship for once in his life, and most of all, I am sick and tired of Heidi continuing to undergo CharacterDerailment. I am now this close to tuning out the rest of the season because Trey and Matt?! That's gotta Matt apparently do not know how to be the most horrifying and disgusting moments I've ever seen on respectful towards the show recently! Speaking of Craig and Tweek, the latter's constant freaking out and obsessing over NK even had Craig losing control over his emotions after one time too many, and it matched my reaction perfectly. I never thought I'd have to hate a character to the point that another one matches my feelings exactly.
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