South Park: Season 8, Episode 7

Goobacks (28 Apr. 2004)

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When people from a poverty-stricken future travel back in time to find work, South Park residents accuse them of taking their jobs.

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Stan Marsh / Eric Cartman / Men from the Future / TV Announcer / Aaron Brown / Harrison Moore / Randy Marsh / Chris Hull / Darryl Weathers / Angry Man #2 / Bill O'Reilly / Mr. Garrison / Jimmy Valmer / Timmy / Chet / Fast Food Employee #2 / Angry Man #3 / Singer (voice)
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When people from a poverty-stricken future travel back in time to find work, South Park residents accuse them of taking their jobs.

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In the episode "Goobacks", the Goobacks' written language is seen. It is actually ASCII, a way of representing characters on computers. Specifically, their language is the extended ASCII characters 179 to 218, which are single and double lines that can be put together to draw boxes. See more »

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The news anchor says the immigrants are from "2,000 years into the future" when Stan gets home, but they are only from 1,000 years from the future. See more »

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Chet - Redneck: How about we cause more global warming? So that in the future the polar ice caps melt; and it ushers in a new ice age.
Pissed off Redneck: How the hell is global warming going to cause an ice age?
Chet - Redneck: Well you know, the global warming could be on a climate shift or something.
Pissed off Redneck: Chet, you are a fuckin' retard you know that? Even IF global warming were real, which all proven scientific data shows it isn't, it would take millions of years for a climate shift to happen. You think an ice age can just happen all a sudden like...
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They took our jobs!
18 January 2009 | by (Canada(Montreal,Quebec)) – See all my reviews

Goobacks is a fairly funny episode of South Park.It brings up the issue of immigrant workers taking over jobs once done by Americans due to their low wages.A group of people from the future called the "goobacks", travel to the year 2004 to search for a job.They take all the jobs of the South Park townspeople away and a lot of people are angry at them.The episode has people trying to get the Goobacks go back to their time(or to stop them).Then there are the people who think they should be able to stay and get jobs in South Park.This is a good episode with funny moments and a great one liner(they took our jobs(pronounced jewbs)).


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