Summer at South park is not going well: fireworks are banned, and a giant ash snake is ravaging the countryside.

Director:

Writers:

(created by), (created by) | 3 more credits »
Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
Stan Marsh / Eric Cartman / Mr. Garrison / Man with Saw / Steve / Officer Barbrady / Ned Gerblanski / Charlie / Ted / Tom the News Reader / Creamy Goodness / Border Guard / Man in Crowd #1 / Man in Crowd #2 / Mormon #1 / Mormon #3 / Man in Sauna / Tom the News Reporter / Johnson / Man in Crowd #5 (voice)
...
Kyle Broflovski / Kenny McCormick / Pip Pirrup / Kevin's Father / Jimbo Kern / Johnson / Ted / Conductor / Mexican Firework Salesman / Mormon #2 / Man in Crowd #3 / Man in Crowd #4 / Man in Crowd #6 / Man Covered in Ash (voice)
Mary Kay Bergman ...
Kevin's Mother / Mayor McDaniels / Swimming Teacher / Shari Lewis (voice) (as Shannen Cassidy)
Nico Agnone ...
...
Dr. Katz (voice)
...
Chef (voice)
Edit

Storyline

It's summer vacation, and now that the Colorado legislature has banned fireworks, the boys are left with nothing to do. Jimbo and Ned decide to head south and buy fireworks in Mexico, while the Mayor decides to exploit a loophole in the law (which still allows "snakes") by building the world's largest snake for the town's July 4 celebration. When the resulting snake becomes so large that it threatens to destroy everything, only a miracle can save the town. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-MA

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 June 1998 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Hidden Visitor: Just as Cartman is about to start his swimming lesson there is a shot of kids swimming in the pool with a visitor in the upper right corner. See more »

Goofs

'Esquella No. 13' should be 'Escuela No. 13.' See more »

Quotes

Ned: Are fireworks legal in Mexico?
Jimbo: Hell, everything's legal in Mexico. It's the American way.
See more »

Connections

References Titanic (1997) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Introducing Mr Twig
8 October 2008 | by (Canada(Montreal,Quebec)) – See all my reviews

Summer Sucks is a pretty memorable episode of South Park.It contains the famous "Screw You Guys Im Going Home" line as well as the introduction of Mr Twig, the twig that replaced the puppet mr hat because the puppet and Garrison were having personal problems.This episode is about the boys at first being excited about summer, but then some kid in north park gets his hand blown off while playing with fireworks, therefore fireworks are banned.The kids cannot play with anything and are bored.Cartman takes swimming lessons to kill the boredom, only problem is the first graders keep urinating in the pool! Meanwhile, Stan's uncle Jimbo and Ned travel to Mexico to smuggle fireworks and get caught! Mr Garrison cannot find Mr Hat and is depressed. Also, since fireworks are banned, the mayor has a big idea to build a giant snake firework(which is legal) so South Park can have a big celebration, however the snake goes out of control! This episode has a bit more subplots than other episodes.Summer Sucks is a funny and good South Park episode.


0 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
This show isn't as popular as I thought joekabye-253-101994
make love not Warcraft is Trey Parker`s most hated episode joekabye-253-101994
when has south park offended you? nishivijay
Season 19 is the worst season of South Park mkh-79457
Fav Episode jesse-carrero
Rate the 19th season! alekhya-das
Discuss Summer Sucks (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?