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South Park: Most Quoted Episodes ("Manbearpig")
South Park | 3/03/07 | LS

Posted on 03/03/2007 3:58:58 PM PST by LS

Disclaimer: I am not endorsing the language or some of the actions of the cartoon characters on South Park :)

For those of you who have not seen this risque "cartoon" series, the Cartoon Network has run some of the "Most Quoted Episodes" of South Park, and one featured Algore in an episode involving "Manbearpig."

Alore comes to South Park to warn the kids about "Manbearpig" (global warming), a mythical creature that he insists exists and wants them to get worked up about. (No one does). The kids only repeatedly say things like, "I feel sorry for him. He doesn't have any friends.") Although no one has ever seen "Manbearpig," or have a shred of proof it exists, Algore (yes, they use his name) tries to drum up a frenzy of concern. In one scene he is in a cave with a tourist group when someone announces the former vice president is in the group. Out of some 30 people, two applaud.

This was a hysterical episode and, I think, is reflective of what an important part of the teen-to-young adult group ingest as humor. It clearly rejects not only global warming, but the notion that Gore or Hollywood elites should dictate what the rest of us do.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: algore; alphabore; globalwarming; manbearpig; really; southpark
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Again, if this isn't your taste in humor, no problem. But if you do find stuff like this funny, get the "Manbearpig" episode on DVD.
1 posted on 03/03/2007 3:58:59 PM PST by LS
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To: LS

Oops. that should be "Algore comes to South Park."


2 posted on 03/03/2007 3:59:35 PM PST by LS (CNN is the Amtrak of News)
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To: EveningStar; HairOfTheDog; Ramius

Ping!


3 posted on 03/03/2007 4:02:41 PM PST by ecurbh (Giuliani 2008 - http://www.rudygforamerica.com/)
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To: LS

"Respect my authoriTAH!"


4 posted on 03/03/2007 4:03:54 PM PST by ecurbh (Giuliani 2008 - http://www.rudygforamerica.com/)
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To: LS
See it here.
5 posted on 03/03/2007 4:05:13 PM PST by raybbr (You think it's bad now - wait till the anchor babies start to vote.)
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To: LS; EveningStar
For those of you who have not seen this risque "cartoon" series, the Cartoon Network has run some of the "Most Quoted Episodes" of South Park...

When did Cartoon Network buy "South Park" from Comedy Central?

6 posted on 03/03/2007 4:05:32 PM PST by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: LS

7 posted on 03/03/2007 4:06:01 PM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: LS

The first season's Christmas episode...


8 posted on 03/03/2007 4:08:41 PM PST by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: LS

Is it the same season as Big Gay Al? (Disclaimer: this post is in no way implying that there is any living or deceased man, boy, or former vp named Al that has ever been, is now, or will ever be gay.)


9 posted on 03/03/2007 4:08:45 PM PST by mrmargaritaville
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To: mrmargaritaville

No, that's a different one.


10 posted on 03/03/2007 4:12:01 PM PST by LS (CNN is the Amtrak of News)
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To: JRios1968

It is my understanding that Cartoon Network is re-playing old episodes. I'm pretty sure that's where we saw it, and I went to the CN website, which touted this. But it could be CC.


11 posted on 03/03/2007 4:12:59 PM PST by LS (CNN is the Amtrak of News)
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To: billorites


I'm super serial you guys, Manbearpig is real....

LOL


12 posted on 03/03/2007 4:13:13 PM PST by padre35 (I am from the "let's stop eating our own" wing of the Republican Party)
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To: LS; SittinYonder

EXCELSIOR!!!

I'm th-uper th-erial.


13 posted on 03/03/2007 4:14:40 PM PST by eyespysomething
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To: LS
To be honest, I wasn't all that impressed with that episode as a whole. I did enjoy what they did to portray Algore, however.

Two Days Before The Day After Tomorrow is a much better episode. That one makes fun of the media, The Day After Tomorrow, and global warming loonies all in 30 minutes!

14 posted on 03/03/2007 4:18:07 PM PST by SaveTheChief (Chief Illiniwek (1926-2007))
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To: LS

okay-thanks-which season did Big Gay Al make the scene?


15 posted on 03/03/2007 4:20:22 PM PST by mrmargaritaville
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To: MovementConservative; eyespysomething; Larry Lucido; gondramB

Oh, good, another FreeRepublic South Park love-fest thread. Didn't Ann Coulter's disparaging remark about John Edwards teach us anything? This sort of juvenile humor has no place among conservatives.

This "cartoon" consistently offends the Catholic Church, depicts children cussing, glorifies drunkenness and homosexuality ... all the while holding Al Gore up to be some kind of superhero who destroys an evil monster.

Can someone please remind me while so many so-called "adults" and so-called "conservatives" watch this show?


16 posted on 03/03/2007 4:24:24 PM PST by SittinYonder (Ic ■Št gehate, ■Št ic heonon nelle fleon fotes trym, ac wille fur­or gan)
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To: LS
I loved the "Mystery of the Urinal Deuce" episode this season. In it, they say that 25% of the population is retarded which directly correlates with the percent of the population that believes the 9-11 conspiracy theory.

The episode after the 2000 election Florida debacle was hysterical too. Especially when Mr. Garrison said this to Rosie O'Donut when her nephew tied with Ike for kindergarten president:

"Half the kids in the class didn't vote for your nephew, so what about them? You don't give a crap about them because they're not on your side! People like you preach tolerance and open-mindedness all the time, but when it comes to Middle America, you think we're all evil and stupid country yokels who need your political enlightenment!! WELL, JUST BECAUSE YOU'RE ON TV DOESN'T MEAN YOU KNOW CRAP ABOUT THE GOVERNMENT!!! NOW GET YOUR ASS BACK ON FIRST CLASS AND RESPECT THIS CLASS'S RIGHT TO MAKE UP THEIR OWN MINDS!!! [Rosie and the kids gasp] …Oh, sorry I got a little off the subject, kids. "
17 posted on 03/03/2007 4:25:11 PM PST by WV Mountain Mama (Algore put the mental in environmental.)
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To: mrmargaritaville

Big Gay Al debuted in the first season ("Big Gay Al's Big Gay Boat Ride"), he appeared in several episodes, and he had a decent role in the South Park movie back in 1997. However, he hasn't appeared on South Park since the "Cripplefight" episode in Season Five.


18 posted on 03/03/2007 4:25:12 PM PST by CFC__VRWC (Go Gators! NCAA Football and Basketball Champions!)
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To: mrmargaritaville
which season did Big Gay Al make the scene?

Season 1. Stan's gay dog, Sparky, ran away to "Big Gay Al's Gay Animal Sanctuary". Very funny episode!

19 posted on 03/03/2007 4:26:57 PM PST by Kellykoop (All you need to start an asylum is an empty room and the right kind of people.)
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To: SittinYonder
Didn't Ann Coulter's disparaging remark about John Edwards teach us anything?

No. :)

20 posted on 03/03/2007 4:30:37 PM PST by WV Mountain Mama (Algore put the mental in environmental.)
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