For South Park’s 200 th episode, Trey Parker and Matt Stone decided to just go all out and create a two-part episode extravaganza designed to reignite just about every controversy the show had ever created. "Trapped in the Closet" is an attack on Scientology framed as a story about Tom Cruise literally refusing to leave a closet. The second parody is of Blaine himself who is roasted here quite gloriously. Just in case one highly controversial storyline isn’t enough to offend nearly everyone that is watching, this episode features two of them. Relive the dawn of the South Park era, with legendary episodes of the groundbreaking, Emmy® Award-winning animated classic. The visual of their assaults caught many people off-guard and apparently bothered Comedy Central’s sister company Paramount who preferred for the episode to just go away. Hi All, I'm looking for the best place to find the seemingly impossible to find episodes 200 and 201. It wasn’t allowed back into the rerun rotation until almost two years after its debut. I only saw half of one when it originally aired and now can't find it for the life of me. They even share some of the same basic scenes. Directed by Trey Parker. That's obviously the only true power. In fact, this is one episode that cannot be streamed from the South Park website, cannot be purchased individually, and is one of only three episodes not available on Hulu. Story-wise, the rest of the episode focuses on the fall-out of this event which largely involves various political parties, activist groups, and celebrities all taking sides over what just transpired. The subtext of the latter story wasn’t lost on many viewers (including Tom Cruise himself who threatened to back out of promoting Mission Impossible III if the episode re-aired), but it is the segments devoted to retelling the fundamental beliefs of the Church of Scientology that have earned this episode so much of its controversy. South Park has mocked plenty of celebrities during its 15 obnoxious seasons, and they all come out looking for revenge in Wednesday’s milestone episode. No description yet! No description yet! > More info. It was a slap in the face of Scientologists and a wake-up call to everyone that was unaware of the group. Yes, right from the very start, South Park fans know that nothing this innocent can exist in the world of this show and that something is about to go horribly, horribly wrong. It is up to Stan to develop a plan to sort out this predicament and save the town. The first story is where "The China Problem" gets its name from and features Cartman becoming obsessed with the notion of China taking over the world following the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Bejing Olympics. However, “Super Best Friends”, “200”, and “201” are blocked and comes with a message explaining that “South Park Studios cannot stream this episode.” This, in and of itself, created an additional controversy which saw free speech advocates condemn the network for their actions. The basic premise here is that Cartman is being bullied by an older kid named Scott Tenorman who constantly fools him via a series of juvenile pranks. "Super Best Friends" is a parody in three parts. About Press Copyright Contact us Creators Advertise Developers Terms Privacy Policy & Safety How YouTube works Test new features Many people ended up praising "With Apologies to Jesse Jackson" for the way that it intelligently surveyed the culture of hate that surrounded the use of this word in society. For South Park’s 200th episode, Trey Parker and Matt Stone decided to just go all out and create a two-part episode extravaganza designed to reignite just about every controversy the show had ever created. The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. South Park Creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone ... - YouTube This is especially true of a little adventure from South Park’s fourth season appropriately titled "Cartman Joins NAMBLA.". I know they've been pulled from being able to be viewed but they must be around somewhere. The Butters and Cartman storyline is just as offensive as you might imagine, but it’s also offensive in the sense that it covers a lot of old race jokes and repurposes them for this particular adventure. Not just innocent for a South Park episode, but innocent in the way that classic TV Christmas stories are. Join the boys as they defend against Jersey "muff cabbage, " get medicinal on some marijuana, and finally reveal Mysterion’s secret identity. The message here was more about not looking for miracles and the often absurd culture of faith healing, but the use of the Virgin Mary (as well as a very memorable scene involving the Pope’s visit to the statue) angered many Catholic viewers across the world. With Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Eliza Schneider, Mona Marshall. Don't you see, gingers? Not only were they going to revisit every controversy, they were going to do their best to make every single one of them sting harder than before. Both of them follow Tom Cruise and many other celebrities on the show teaming up to destroy South Park. Unlike the group of DC superheroes that starred in that old cartoon, however, here the forces of good are represented by the iconic figureheads of most every major religion who have come together to fight the rising religious power of magician David Blaine.