South Park: Season 5, Episode 8

Towelie (8 Aug. 2001)

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The boys try to rescue their new video game system from the hands of a government agency with the help of a talking towel named Towelie.



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Episode cast overview:
Stan Marsh / Eric Cartman / Thirst For Blood Voice Over / Randy Marsh / Gary / Tynacorp Employee #1 / Tynacorp Security #2 / Marine #3 / Commercial Voice Over / Marine #5 / Xytah / Marine #2 / Tynacorp Employee #3 / Tynacorp Employee #4 / Smart-Towel GS-401 (voice)
Kyle Broflovski / Kenny McCormick / Gamesphere Logo Voice / Tynacorp Security #1 / Sergeant Masters / Marine #2 / Marine #4 / Commercial Terms and Conditions (voice)
Vernon Chatman ...
Towelie / Towelie Clone (voice)
Mona Marshall ...
Background Vocals (voice)
Toby Morton ...
Sharon Marsh / Woman in Bathroom (voice)
Chef (voice) (credit only)


The boys try to rescue their new video game system from the hands of a government agency with the help of a talking towel named Towelie.

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Okama is Japanese slang for "gay person" or "male transvestite." See more »


When Towelie shows up for the first time and says, "Don't forget to bring a towel," to the boys, Kyle or Stan says, "What?" but none of their mouths move. And it's definitely not Kenny. See more »


Stan Marsh: Come on Towelie, the guy said you have the security system in your memory banks.
Towelie: Hey, it's been a long time.
Eric Cartman: You just have no long term memory because you get high all the time.
Towelie: [look at each other angrily] Don't preach to me, Fatso.
Eric Cartman: I can preach to you all I want because you're stupid!
Towelie: You're stupid!
Eric Cartman: Yeah, you're a towel!
Towelie: You're a towel!
Towelie: Just let me get high. I know I can remember if I get high.
Stan Marsh: Oh, God damn it. Alright, fine. Here's your stupid lighter.
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Action packed!
3 December 2008 | by (Canada(Montreal,Quebec)) – See all my reviews

Towelie introduces the character Towelie to South Park.Towelie is a talking genetically-engineered towel made by a group called TimeCorp.Towelie also always smokes marijuana! Cartman finds Stan's mother's bloody tampon in the garbage can.She does not want to explain what it is to the boys so she gets them a new video game console instead.The boys get addicted to it and play all weekend nonstop until school.They come home afterwords and realize that there gamesphere is gone.Earlier, they meet Towelie.The army calls them and tells them to bring the towel to them.The rest of the episode involves the boys getting double crossed and going on an adventure in order to retrieve their console.This is a very entertaining and action packed episode with a few funny moments.

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