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* VillainyFreeVillain: Mr. Jefferson isn't a creep or a felon, but he still is a manchild who dangerously neglects his own child while behaving in an anti-social manner toward other children. For this reason, the boys try and get Blanket away from his own son, and later call him out for his irresponsibility. To his credit, he does promise to shape up and do better.

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* VillainyFreeVillain: Mr. Jefferson isn't a creep or a felon, but he still is a manchild who dangerously neglects his own child while behaving in an anti-social manner toward other children. For this reason, the boys try and get Blanket away from his own son, father, and later call him out for his irresponsibility. To his credit, he does promise to shape up and do better.


* VillainousBSOD: After nearly arresting a man he thought was rich and white, Yates falls into a depression and nearly quits the police force.

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* VillainousBSOD: After nearly arresting a man he thought was rich and white, Yates falls into a depression and nearly quits the police force.force.
* VillainyFreeVillain: Mr. Jefferson isn't a creep or a felon, but he still is a manchild who dangerously neglects his own child while behaving in an anti-social manner toward other children. For this reason, the boys try and get Blanket away from his own son, and later call him out for his irresponsibility. To his credit, he does promise to shape up and do better.


* AnAesop: If you want to live in a [[ManChild perpetual state of childhood as an adult]], fine, that's your business, but when you become a parent, you have to grow up.

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* AnAesop: If you want to live in a [[ManChild perpetual state of childhood as an adult]], fine, that's your business, but when if you become a parent, you have to grow up.


* CatapultNightmare: Stan experiences this after Cartman and Mr. Jefferson get a bit too HoYay in his dream.

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* CatapultNightmare: Stan experiences this jumps up from his sleep in horror after Cartman and Mr. Jefferson get a bit too HoYay HomoeroticSubtext in his dream.


A boy named Blanket moves to South Park with his father Michael Ja—Jefferson! Jefferson. Mr. Jefferson is rich and owns a lot of toys and rides for the kids to play on, but [[ManChild his behavior]] makes many question him as a creepy, black, [[ParentalNeglect unfit]] parent of person.

!The Jeffersons contains examples of:

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'''Original airdate:''' April 21, 2004

A little boy named Blanket moves to South Park with his father Michael Ja—Jefferson! Jefferson. Mr. Jefferson is rich [[Music/MichaelJackson Martin Jefferson]], a wealthy and owns a lot fun-loving man whose home full of toys and rides for charms the kids to play on, but local children. However, [[ManChild his behavior]] makes many question him as a creepy, black, [[ParentalNeglect unfit]] parent of person.

!The Jeffersons
unfit parent]].

!"The Jeffersons"
contains examples of:



* ContinuityNod: Wendy and Token are still together, as shown on the ferris wheel in the background, after Wendy dumped Stan in the previous season.
* CrazyJealousGuy: A platonic example (supposedly). Cartman becomes very irrational whenever he sees other people hanging out with Mr. Jefferson.

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* ContinuityNod: Wendy and Token are still together, as shown on the ferris Ferris wheel in the background, after Wendy dumped Stan in the previous season.
* CrazyJealousGuy: A platonic example (supposedly). Cartman becomes very incredibly irrational whenever he sees other people hanging out with Mr. Jefferson.



* EverybodyDoTheEndlessLoop: Pip is seen on a trampoline with two other kids in Mr. Jefferson's backyard; he's one of the two kids on either side of a third, and the animation for them just alternates between frames of the kid in the middle going up on the trampoline and Pip and the other kid alongside going down, and vice versa.
* FacialHorror: First Mr. Jefferson's nose gets pulled off. Then the rest of his face falls apart and he ends up looking like a zombie.
* FreudianExcuseIsNoExcuse: Cartman defends Mr. Jefferson's behavior throughout the episode, and at the end argues that he's not hurting anyone and just wants to enjoy the life full of childhood innocence that he didn't get to have in his youth. Kyle admits that perhaps there ''isn't'' anything wrong with that, but rightfully points out that Mr. Jefferson is in no position to act like a child because he's a parent who has to focus on raising one instead.

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* EverybodyDoTheEndlessLoop: Pip is seen on a trampoline with two other kids in Mr. Jefferson's the Jeffersons' backyard; he's one of the two kids on either side of a third, and the animation for them just alternates between frames of the kid in the middle going up on the trampoline and Pip and the other kid alongside going down, and vice versa.
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* FacialHorror: First Mr. Jefferson's nose gets pulled off. Then Later, the rest of his face falls apart and he ends up looking like a zombie.
* FreudianExcuseIsNoExcuse: Cartman defends Mr. Jefferson's behavior throughout the episode, and at the end end, argues that he's not hurting anyone and just wants to enjoy the life full of childhood innocence that he didn't get to have in his youth. Kyle admits that perhaps there ''isn't'' anything wrong with that, but rightfully points out that Mr. Jefferson is in no position to act like a child because he's a parent who has to focus on raising one instead.



** Mr. Jefferson ''kills'' Kenny at the end of the episode ([[TheyKilledKennyAgain that bastard]]), but doesn't get so much as a slap on the wrist, which is ironic because the entire police force were trying their damnedest to arrest him for anything ''they'' could pin on him. {{Justified}} considering nobody ever remembers Kenny's deaths and he always comes back in the next episode. Also, to Mr. Jefferson's credit, he did not [[AccidentalMurder mean]] to kill Kenny.

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** Mr. Jefferson ''kills'' Kenny at the end of the episode ([[TheyKilledKennyAgain that bastard]]), but doesn't get so much as a slap on the wrist, which is ironic because the entire police force were trying their damnedest to arrest him for anything ''they'' could pin on him. {{Justified}} considering nobody ever remembers Kenny's deaths and he always comes back in the next episode. Also, to Mr. Jefferson's credit, he did not didn't [[AccidentalMurder mean]] to kill Kenny.



* ManChild: Mr. Jefferson, to the point where he dresses up as Peter Pan. It's problematic, as it leads to him neglecting his son, Blanket.

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* ManChild: Mr. Jefferson, to the point where he dresses up as Peter Pan.Literature/PeterPan. It's problematic, as it leads to him neglecting his son, Blanket.



* OutOfCharacterMoment: When the boys try to sneak Blanket out of his dangerous house, they use [[TheFaceless Kenny]] as a disguise. He's not even wearing his usual hood and is actually speaking clearly.

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* OutOfCharacterMoment: When the boys try to sneak Blanket out of his dangerous neglectful house, they use [[TheFaceless Kenny]] as a disguise. He's not even wearing his usual hood coat and is actually speaking speaks clearly.

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* {{Irony}}: Cartman mentions despising UsefulNotes/{{Austria}}ns, despite having previously shown admiration for UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler, who was an Austrian.


* OutOfCharacterMoment: When the boys try to sneak Blanket out of his dangerous house, they use [[spoiler:[[TheFaceLess Kenny]] as a disguise. He's not even wearing his usual hood and is actually speaking clearly!]]

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* OutOfCharacterMoment: When the boys try to sneak Blanket out of his dangerous house, they use [[spoiler:[[TheFaceLess [[TheFaceless Kenny]] as a disguise. He's not even wearing his usual hood and is actually speaking clearly!]]clearly.


* EveryoneHasStandards: Randy maybe impulsive, but he is mortified by Mr. Jefferson's behavior as any parent would be and forbids his kids from going near him.

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* EveryoneHasStandards: Randy maybe may be impulsive, but he is mortified by Mr. Jefferson's behavior as any parent would be and forbids his kids from going near him.


** Mr. Jefferson ''kills'' Kenny at the end of the episode ([[TheyKilledKennyAgain that bastard]]), but doesn't get so much as a slap on the wrist, which is ironic because the entire police force were trying their damnedest to arrest him for anything ''they'' could pin on him. Probably {{Justified}} considering nobody remembers Kenny's deaths. Also, to Mr. Jefferson's credit, he did not [[AccidentalMurder mean]] to kill Kenny.

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** Mr. Jefferson ''kills'' Kenny at the end of the episode ([[TheyKilledKennyAgain that bastard]]), but doesn't get so much as a slap on the wrist, which is ironic because the entire police force were trying their damnedest to arrest him for anything ''they'' could pin on him. Probably {{Justified}} considering nobody ever remembers Kenny's deaths.deaths and he always comes back in the next episode. Also, to Mr. Jefferson's credit, he did not [[AccidentalMurder mean]] to kill Kenny.


** Mr. Jefferson ''kills'' Kenny at the end of the episode ([[TheyKilledKennyAgain that bastard]]), but doesn't get so much as a slap on the wrist, which is ironic because the entire police force were trying their damnedest to arrest him for anything ''they'' could pin on him.

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** Mr. Jefferson ''kills'' Kenny at the end of the episode ([[TheyKilledKennyAgain that bastard]]), but doesn't get so much as a slap on the wrist, which is ironic because the entire police force were trying their damnedest to arrest him for anything ''they'' could pin on him. Probably {{Justified}} considering nobody remembers Kenny's deaths. Also, to Mr. Jefferson's credit, he did not [[AccidentalMurder mean]] to kill Kenny.


* AllsWellThatEndsWell: Everybody joins Jefferson in a song in about the power of change, never mind that he still looks like a zombie and the cops nearly arrested him.


* AllsWellThatEndsWell: Everybody joins Jefferson in a song in about the power of change, never mind that he still looks like a zombie and the cops nearly arrested him.



* JerkassRealization: Kyle's speech at the end makes Mr. Jefferson realize that he really hasn't been a good parental figure for Blanket, and he vows from that point on to focus on being more of a father.

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* JerkassRealization: HeelRealization: Kyle's speech at the end makes Mr. Jefferson realize that he really hasn't been a good parental figure for Blanket, and he vows from that point on to focus on being more of a father.


** Mr. Jefferson ''kills'' Kenny at the end of the episode (that bastard), but doesn't get so much as a slap on the wrist, which is ironic because the entire police force were trying their damnedest to arrest him for anything they could pin on him.

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** Mr. Jefferson ''kills'' Kenny at the end of the episode (that bastard), ([[TheyKilledKennyAgain that bastard]]), but doesn't get so much as a slap on the wrist, which is ironic because the entire police force were trying their damnedest to arrest him for anything they ''they'' could pin on him.



* OutOfCharacterMoment: When the boys try to sneak Blanket out of his dangerous house, they use [[spoiler:[[TheFaceLess Kenny Mccormick]] as a disguise. He's not even wearing his usual hood and is actually speaking clearly!]]

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* OutOfCharacterMoment: When the boys try to sneak Blanket out of his dangerous house, they use [[spoiler:[[TheFaceLess Kenny Mccormick]] Kenny]] as a disguise. He's not even wearing his usual hood and is actually speaking clearly!]]


* EveryoneHasStandards: Randy maybe impulsive, but he is mortified by Mr. Jefferson's behavior and forbids his kids from going near him.

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* EveryoneHasStandards: Randy maybe impulsive, but he is mortified by Mr. Jefferson's behavior as any parent would be and forbids his kids from going near him.



** Mr. Jefferson ''kills'' Kenny at the end of the episode, but doesn't get so much as a slap on the wrist, which is ironic because the entire police force were trying their damnedest to arrest him for anything they could pin on him.

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** Mr. Jefferson ''kills'' Kenny at the end of the episode, episode (that bastard), but doesn't get so much as a slap on the wrist, which is ironic because the entire police force were trying their damnedest to arrest him for anything they could pin on him.

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* EveryoneHasStandards: Randy maybe impulsive, but he is mortified by Mr. Jefferson's behavior and forbids his kids from going near him.

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