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progdonkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-27-06 12:19 AM
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75. I, for one, have "watched much of it lately"...
and this season has been total and utter shit, with the exception of the Chef Returns episode and some parts of the Cartoon Wars (though few and far between).

Everything else has been absolute shit. Not just "shit relative to their normal output," but "makes Pauly Shore look like fucking Richard Pryor."

The whole Towelie episode was probably their worst ever. The one tonight was derivative and really pathetically lazy "oh, look, Al Gore has a lisp and keeps saying 'serial,'" (which I honestly must say I didn't get at all) har har har. Oprah's pussy taking everyone hostage? Oh, wait, I FUCKING ALREADY SAW THAT ON FAMILY GUY (you know, the show that Matt and Trey say has no creativity) WHEN CHRIS' ZIT HELD HIM AT GUN-POINT!! (and it was already pretty stupid, there). The whole hybrid car thing, with the "cloud of smug" engulfing SF; it was just stupid.

Honestly, other than the Chef Returns episode (which was absolutely perfect; makes me think all of their energy went in to that one, and they're just phoning the rest in) and a few bits of Cartoon Wars, what in the other episodes was worth being put to screen?

And it's not that they're making fun of Al Gore, it's that they're making fun of him in the stupidest way possible: having him talk with the standard-parody lisp and saying "serial" instead of "seriously." That's it. That's all they could say to make fun of Gore. There was no greater point made about hypocrisy; it was just, "Yeah, he's such a douche."

It's lazy. That's why it's not funny.
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  -South Park and those with little to no sense of humor. HornBuckler  Apr-26-06 10:45 PM   #0 
  - Someone doesn't like South Park? Bah, must be a neocon. n/t  valerief   Apr-26-06 10:47 PM   #1 
  - Not necessarily  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 10:49 PM   #3 
     - Wah! The holy people are taking mah pah! Wah! n/t  valerief   Apr-26-06 10:57 PM   #10 
        - What?  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:03 PM   #13 
           - Your holier than thou with early Cartman's my pie. Sheesh. You're  valerief   Apr-26-06 11:06 PM   #19 
              - Didn't catch it, sorry  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:24 PM   #41 
                 - You are absolved, my son. n/t  valerief   Apr-26-06 11:33 PM   #49 
  - It is only funny is someone else's bull is being Gored.  seriousstan   Apr-26-06 10:49 PM   #2 
  - I love South Park...they pick on everyone which is fine with me.  MadMaddie   Apr-26-06 10:50 PM   #4 
  - I agree  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 10:52 PM   #6 
  - Okay, I admit I'm lost. Explain the finer points of Oprah's vagina.  SemiCharmedQuark   Apr-26-06 10:51 PM   #5 
  - Yep.  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 10:54 PM   #9 
  - I forgot to address the finer points of Oprah's Minge  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:02 PM   #12 
  - Please...  Dorian Gray   Apr-26-06 10:52 PM   #7 
  - Well of course  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 10:59 PM   #11 
  - Man...  dhill926   Apr-26-06 11:04 PM   #15 
     - Bush supporters. n/t  valerief   Apr-26-06 11:06 PM   #22 
  - I agree with you.  Bleachers7   Apr-26-06 10:53 PM   #8 
  - More than half the people I know who like South Park are over 60 yrs old.  Swamp Rat   Apr-26-06 11:03 PM   #14 
  - My parents included.  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:04 PM   #17 
     - Oh yeah, U.S. soldiers love South Park too.  Swamp Rat   Apr-26-06 11:09 PM   #26 
  - inserting flame here.......  Tarheel_Dem   Apr-26-06 11:04 PM   #16 
  - Ahhhhh  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:08 PM   #24 
     - Aren't Parker and Stone diehard Republicans anyway? n/t  valerief   Apr-26-06 11:10 PM   #27 
     - Bullshit you're not bullying.  SemiCharmedQuark   Apr-26-06 11:14 PM   #29 
     - That's bullying?  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:18 PM   #34 
     - You aren't defending the show, you're attacking its detractors.  SemiCharmedQuark   Apr-26-06 11:21 PM   #37 
     - thanks SCQ......  Tarheel_Dem   Apr-26-06 11:22 PM   #38 
     - A vagrant would be better than Al Gore?  mikelewis   Apr-26-06 11:26 PM   #43 
     - Been in this pond a long time my freind  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:29 PM   #45 
     - I, for one, have "watched much of it lately"...  progdonkey   Apr-27-06 12:19 AM   #75 
  - sorry but so far this season has been pretty lame.  Warren Stupidity   Apr-26-06 11:05 PM   #18 
  - I agree.  Placebo   Apr-26-06 11:45 PM   #62 
  - *sigh* I must be getting old  sad_one   Apr-26-06 11:06 PM   #20 
  - Yah. That's the show. However... for it's type it is very good.  Tigress DEM   Apr-26-06 11:17 PM   #32 
  - I have to agree with you here. We can dish it out with Cruise but  helderheid   Apr-26-06 11:06 PM   #21 
  - I concur. n/t  valerief   Apr-26-06 11:08 PM   #25 
  - Have they brought back Towlie?  incapsulated   Apr-26-06 11:08 PM   #23 
  - Yeah, find the Oprah episode. n/t  skids   Apr-26-06 11:49 PM   #67 
  - It's called "diversity." Get over your judgmental bias.  Tigress DEM   Apr-26-06 11:11 PM   #28 
  - What you are suggesting is nothing of what I have posted.  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:15 PM   #30 
  - yeah, you DO care.  incapsulated   Apr-26-06 11:18 PM   #33 
  - Well... Ok... You Got Me  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:22 PM   #39 
     - Lemme tell you...  incapsulated   Apr-26-06 11:25 PM   #42 
     - Well you're probably right  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:28 PM   #44 
        - yeah, well...  incapsulated   Apr-26-06 11:31 PM   #47 
        - I hear you  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:34 PM   #51 
           - I don't worry...  incapsulated   Apr-26-06 11:42 PM   #58 
        - Rethugs pretend to be cohesive, but they are all fighting...  Tigress DEM   Apr-26-06 11:48 PM   #66 
           - That's true  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:50 PM   #69 
     - Don't get down about your thread. Please!  Tigress DEM   Apr-26-06 11:38 PM   #54 
        - I appreciate it  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:42 PM   #60 
  - Definately NOT a Right Wing TOOL.  Tigress DEM   Apr-26-06 11:19 PM   #36 
     - I think Parker and Stone just like to push the envelope.  valerief   Apr-26-06 11:37 PM   #53 
        - Family Guy is awesome  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:40 PM   #56 
           - Family Guy is pure evil. Who would have a problem with that?  valerief   Apr-26-06 11:46 PM   #63 
              - Yeah  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:47 PM   #65 
  - Oh Well I Missed One Of Your Points.  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:16 PM   #31 
  - I DO like the Stooges... just not every night. Variety is THE point.  Tigress DEM   Apr-26-06 11:30 PM   #46 
     - I appreciate that.  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:32 PM   #48 
  - south park is all right but I DON'T have to love it to be a liberal.. good  roguevalley   Apr-26-06 11:50 PM   #70 
     - Never said that at all  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:51 PM   #71 
  - Great show. I like Gore. Gore parody is funny.  stevietheman   Apr-26-06 11:19 PM   #35 
  - Amen  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:23 PM   #40 
  - To be funny something has to have a ring of truth to it  Autonomy   Apr-26-06 11:33 PM   #50 
  - They can't all be gems....  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:37 PM   #52 
  - I find the correlation between the increase in their least funny  Autonomy   Apr-26-06 11:55 PM   #72 
  - And the Hollywood comment does have a ring of truth to it  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:38 PM   #55 
  - Yeah, too many people here...  TreasonousBastard   Apr-26-06 11:42 PM   #57 
  - Well  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:44 PM   #61 
  - Some post-Jump(ing) the Shark predictions:  Autonomy   Apr-26-06 11:42 PM   #59 
  - I don't get it?  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:46 PM   #64 
     - Are you saying you don't find my post funny?  Autonomy   Apr-27-06 12:02 AM   #73 
  - Peace out  HornBuckler   Apr-26-06 11:49 PM   #68 
  - "One of the best TV shows in modern history" -- that's rich  wtmusic   Apr-27-06 12:03 AM   #74 

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