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YMMV: South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
  • And You Thought It Would Fail: With massive Executive Meddling from Paramount and the MPAA and interest in the show waning after only the second season, Trey Parker was convinced that the film would be a major flop and made it as a last hurrah for the series. Instead it was a commercial success and critically acclaimed as a smart and funny satire and greatly raised attention to the show, which has now taken The Simpsons' place as the gold standard of modern American satire.
  • Awesome Music: The whole soundtrack, particularly "Uncle Fucka", "Blame Canada", "Kyle's Mom's a Bitch" and "What Would Brian Boitano Do?" (especially the DVDA version)...
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: Near the end of the "Mountain Town" reprise, an orca whale jumps up a la Free Willy.
  • Dancing Bear: The fact that this movie is essentially South Park: The Musical is a major selling point, and still allows it to stand out among the more recent and topical TV seasons (especially since South Park's Musical Episodes are less frequent than those of The Simpsons and Family Guy). Hell, try holding a sing-along screening of the Coon & Friends trilogy and see how many people show up.
  • Ear Worm: All the songs, but especially "Kyle's Mom is a Bitch" and "Uncle Fucka".
  • Fridge Brilliance: Kenny saw and eventually entered the Muslim version of heaven, since there were 72 virgins waiting for him.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight:
  • Jerkass Woobie: Cartman, when he ended up with a V-Chip inside his brain that shocks him every time he swears, just because he sang a song against Kyle's mom.
    • Even Satan, despite being considered as evil by default, is sympathetic.
    • The Mole. He clearly didn't have the happiest childhood, considering the fact that his mom apparently tried to abort him on her own with a clothes hanger and it's implied that she's abused him ever since.
  • Memetic Mutation:
    • "It's fucking Windows '98!"
  • Moral Event Horizon: Sheila crosses it when she shoots Terrence and Phillip dead, even after Kyle tries to reason with her.
  • Retroactive Recognition: Non-actor example: At the end of the Le Resistance song, a kid runs past with the resistance flag and trips. Who is this kid? None other than Butters, before he reached anything resembling main character status.
  • Seinfeld Is Unfunny: While the movie is still well-loved and stands out from the rest of South Park for being an all-out theatrical-ish musical, some fans find the more recent TV seasons to be more entertaining and/or relevant because they deal with more recent and familiar topical humor (and also have animation that's had years to mature since BL&U).
  • Strawman Has a Point: Sheila and the other moms early on, as their kids were indeed being badly influenced by the movie and that Kenny died imitating a stunt from it. They only become villains (well, Sheila, anyway) when they decide to blame Canada for their troubles.
  • Tear Jerker:
    • The death of Ze Mole.
    • Kenny bidding his friends farewell at the end.
  • What an Idiot: Pretty much Sheila had, by far, created one of the most idiotic and disastrous acts. She went to extremes to make the world a better place for hers and everyone else's kids by having Terrance and Phillip executed and start a war against Canada, when she could've just created a petition to get the Terrance and Phillip movie banned from their country; or, alternatively, a petition to actually enforce the age restrictions that the movie already had.
  • The Woobie: Kyle, who has to save the world from a misguided moral crusade started by his own mother.
    • Terrance and Phillip, who are arrested, sentenced to death, and ultimately shot dead, just for exercising their 1st Amendment rights (or whatever Canada's equivalent is). Technically, they did influence a child to commit suicide, but considering the kids were watching the movie without permission, and were emulating a scene where a character dies doing the exact same thing thus suggesting it was a bad idea...

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