South Park: Season 1, Episode 6

Death (17 Sep. 1997)

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Grampa wants Stan to kill him, the parents all want to kill the Terrance and Philip show, and Death just wants to kill someone.

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Sharon Marsh / Shelly Marsh / Sheila Broflovski / Liane Cartman / Suzanne Somers (voice) (as Shannen Cassidy)
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Stan Marsh / Eric Cartman / Randy Marsh / Grandpa Marsh / TV Announcer / Phillip / Mr. Garrison / Martin / Newsreader / Man in Crowd / Officer Barbrady / Tom the News Reporter / Death / Great Great Grandpa Marsh / Convict (voice)
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Stan's Grampa wants to die because he's too old, but he needs Stan's help to do it. Meanwhile, the town's parents have become outraged by Terrance and Philip, the new TV show consisting of nothing but fart jokes that all the kids are crazy about. When the parents go to protest the network and leave the kids to fend for themselves, Grampa takes this opportunity to convince Stan to help him end it all. But is it really what's best for either of them? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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At the anti-TV profanity rally, Sharon Marsh holds a sign reading "Hearts not farts." This is a parody of the hold "Hugs not drugs" slogan from the 1980s. See more »

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It's stated, distinctly, on many occasions here that Terence and Philip are "cartoons." But according to the movie and later seasons they are live-action actors. See more »

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Stan: Mom, can I watch TV in the living room?
Mrs. Marsh: Ok, but be sure to take Grandpa with you.
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Marks the debut of Terrence and Philip
24 September 2008 | by (Canada(Montreal,Quebec)) – See all my reviews

Death is the sixth episode of South Park.It's a very funny episode and marks the debut of the foul-mouthed canadians Terrence and Philip.The episode spoofs what happened when South Park first came out, with angry parents rioting.Kyle's mom sees Terrence and Philip, bans all the other kids from watching the show and gets a bunch of parents to try and take the show off the air.Funny thing about it is, while they are blaming the show for fart-jokes, the parents make fart-jokes themselves when they all find themselves with diarrhea(courtesy of Kenny).Meanwhile, Stan's grandpa is 102 years old and wants Stan to kill him.Stan is worried about helping his grandpa die and is hesitant to do it.Eventually he agrees to(after grandpa shows him how he feels, by playing crappy music) and Death comes along.However Death does not want to kill grandpa.Death is a great episode! Kyle's mom trying to ban terrence and philip would later be used as the plot for the South Park movie.


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