South Park: Season 5, Episode 1

It Hits the Fan (20 Jun. 2001)

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Society is almost destroyed when a popular television show uses the word "shit" on the air.

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Stan Marsh / Eric Cartman / Randy Marsh / Randy's Colleague #1 / Mr. Garrison / Cop / TV Announcer / Tom the News Reader / Rick Watts / Ms. Choksondik / Timmy / Elderly Man / Mr. Mackey / Peter / Passing Woman #2 / Officer Barbrady / Swearing Man #2 / Swearing Man #3 / Network Executive / Roger / TV Employee #3 / TV Employee #5 / Librarian / Pilot / Scottish Man #1 / Excalibur Hotel Announcer / Sitcom Actor / Sitcom Actress / Wise One / Scottish Knight #4 (voice)
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Society is almost destroyed when a popular television show uses the word "shit" on the air.

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The word "shit" was uttered 162 times. After the episode, the word "shit" was outlawed. According to Trey Parker, even though they may be able to use the word on TV again, the South Park universe has eliminated the word from use. See more »

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Mr. Garrison: Now when I want you to hand in your work, I'll say, "Hand in your shit".
Filmore Anderson: What about, "I have to take a shit"?
Mr. Garrison: No, Fillmore. You can say, "I have to poop and shit", or, "Oh, shit, I have to poop", but not "I have to take a shit".
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Contains the highest use of the word s**t on television!
26 November 2008 | by (Canada(Montreal,Quebec)) – See all my reviews

I think this episode was an important event in television history.It was not the first time the word s**t was used on TV, but it was definitely the most times it was used.There is a counter in the episode, and according to it, the word s**t is uttered 162 times in this 22min episode...uncensored which is new for South Park.The episode is about this show called "Cop Drama" which is supposed to use the word s**t.The word then becomes acceptable to use.People also seem to be dying, by throwing up their intestines.The boys think it's because of the word.With the help of Chef, they check it out and find that the word caused the black plague.This is an interesting and history-making south park episode!


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