South Park: Season 8, Episode 3

The Passion of the Jew (31 Mar. 2004)

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Cartman leads a campaign against the Jews after seeing "The Passion Of The Christ." Meanwhile, Stan and Kenny try to get their money back from Mel Gibson and discover that he is completely insane.

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Stan Marsh / Eric Cartman / Jesus in the Passion of the Christ / Phillip / Cinema Patron #3 / Man at Meeting #1 / Man at Meeting #2 / Mel Gibson / Rabbi / Jew #1 / Jew #3 / Jew #5 (voice)
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Kyle Broflovski / Kenny McCormick / Ticket Vendor / Terrance / Cinema Patron #1 / Jack Garrat / Priest Maxi / Gerald Broflovski / Jew #2 / Jew #4 / Bus Driver (voice)
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Cartman leads a campaign against the Jews after seeing "The Passion Of The Christ." Meanwhile, Stan and Kenny try to get their money back from Mel Gibson and discover that he is completely insane.

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Stan says that he saw the movie "Baseketball" and demanded a refund. Matt Stone and Trey Parker starred in BASEketball (1998) See more »

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Cartman tells Kyle that The Passion of the Christ is the highest grossing film ever made. Titanic is in fact the highest grossing film ever made with over 1.8 Billion US dollars made. "The Passion'" is the highest grossing non-English film ever. See more »

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[after seeing The Passion of the Christ]
Stan: Hey, we want our money back.
Ticket Seller: Huh?
Stan: That movie sucked ass. Give us back our $18.
Ticket Seller: I can't refund your money. You sat through the whole movie.
Stan: That wasn't a movie. That was a snuff film.
Kenny: [muffled] Yeah.
Stan: You can't charge people to watch a guy get tortured for two hours.
Ticket Seller: That guy happens to be Jesus and he went through all that to pay for your sins.
Stan: We go to church to learn that stuff. We go to movies to be entertained. We weren't entertained and we want our ...
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I liked Passion...and still GREATLY enjoyed this episode!
17 April 2009 | by (Topeka,Kansas,USA) – See all my reviews

The boys see Mel Gibson's Passion of the Christ and react thusly: Stan and Kenny dislike it,seeing it as little more than a big-budget snuff film;Kyle sees it last and is horrified by it,reading the Jewish arch(stereo?)types into the movie and deciding that he needs to bring this to light amongst his fello0w Jews;and Eric Cartman actually saw it before the other three--37 times!--loved it,and is moved to lead a "movement" to deal with the Jews that looks scarily familiar. That, the ensuing clash between the local Jews and Cartman's "Reichstag"-type mob and Stan and Kyle's confrontation of Mel Gibson(to get their $18 back,of course!)is basically this show in a nutshell.

Another poster said that this show,being so spot-on,was(and I'm paraphrasing here)not going to appeal to Gibson fans,the religious right or people who loved Passion. Well,I lost enchantment with Mr.Gibson a while ago,and I'm not much of a religious conservative,but I thought that the Passion of the Christ was actually a very well-made movie(albeit uber-bloody and NOT for all audiences)that I'm pretty sure(though I have a few doubts)was made with no real intention of anti-Semitism,yet I still enjoyed this ep quite a bit. Probably due to the fact that,among other reasons "Non-voting Republicans" Matt and Trey are able to break with their usual sense of putting the hard skepticism on only liberal stars/sacred cows for this ep,skewering this movie that was the pet of religious conservatives and,by that measure,people like FOX News.

At the risk of sounding like I'm parroting,this show is one of the truly best eps of the last seven or so seasons,right up there with "Tom Cruise in the Closet","The Whore-Off", the Hennifer Lopez episode(the name escapes me)and--so I'm told,I haven't seen this one yet--"Imaginationland". It's re-running somewhere,and it's worth seeing,first time or again.


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