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"South Park" Kenny Dies (2001)

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South Park: Season 5: Episode 13 -- In a very special episode of South Park, Cartman fights for Kenny's life when he speaks before Congress in favor of stem cell research.


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Original Air Date:
5 December 2001 (Season 5, Episode 13)
The boys cope with loss when Kenny is hospitalized with a terminal illness. Cartman attempts to save him by legalizing stem cell research. | Add synopsis »
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One of the better episodes of Season 5, however more depressing than funny See more (4 total) »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Trey Parker ... Stan Marsh / Eric Cartman / Doctor #1 / Larry / Ms. Choksondik / Mr. Mackey / Randy Marsh / Doctor #2 / Nurse #2 / Bob Perrin / Poitician #1 / Politician #2 / Politician #3 / Mark / Old Man / Man on Crutches / Mr. Garrison (voice)

Matt Stone ... Kyle Broflovski / Kenny McCormick / Truck Driver / Butters Stotch / Gerald Broflovski (voice)
Mona Marshall ... Laboratory Receptionist / Sheila Broflovski (voice)

Eliza Schneider ... Miss Anders / Nurse #1 / Principal Victoria / Sharon Marsh / Liane Cartman / Lora Jones / Madonna / Pregnant Woman #1 / Pregnant Woman #2 / Hospital Receptionist (voice)

Isaac Hayes ... Chef (voice)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Trey Parker 
Writing credits
Trey Parker (created by) &
Matt Stone (created by)

Vernon Chatman  consultant writer
David R. Goodman  staff writer
Kyle McCulloch  staff writer
Nancy Pimental  staff writer
Erica Rivinoja  staff writer
Matt Stone  written by
Tim Talbott  staff writer

Produced by
Pam Brady .... creative producer
Trey Parker .... executive producer
Matt Stone .... executive producer
Original Music by
Scott Nickoley 
Film Editing by
Keef Bartkus 
Sound Department
D.A. Young .... sound editor
Animation Department
Trey Parker .... original character designer
Holly Wenger .... animator
Editorial Department
Thomas M. Vogt .... additional editor (as Tom Vogt)
Other crew
Vernon Chatman .... consultant
Chris Romano .... production assistant

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Brian Graden  developer
Trey Parker  creator
Matt Stone  creator

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

30 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Factual errors: The flag is displayed the wrong way when Cartman speaks before Congress. The blue field should have been at upper left. This is the way to display flags, whether they be displayed horizontally or vertically.See more »
Woman:[rrom the Make-A-Wish Foundation] So, Kenny, if you could have one wish, what would it be?
Man:What's your wish, pal?
Kenny:[muffled] I guess the only thing I wish is not to die.
Woman:What did he say?
Kyle:He said his wish is not to die.
[long stretch of silence]
Woman:Okay, and what if you're gonna have two wishes? What would the second one be?
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5 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
One of the better episodes of Season 5, however more depressing than funny, 10 December 2008
Author: gangstahippie from Canada(Montreal, Quebec)

Kenny Dies is one of the best episodes of Season 5.I found season 5 to be not as good as the others, but the episodes were still decent(and there were some very good ones).This is one of my favorite episodes of this season.It has funny moments but it is more of a dramatic episode.Kenny usually dies in every episode, however in this one, his death is taken seriously.The episode has Kenny getting diagnosed with cancer.Meanwhile, aborted fetuses become illegal and Cartman, who has a bunch of them and wants to sell them, tries to make them legal again.The episode was made because Trey and Matt were "sick" of Kenny.When Kenny dies in this episode, he would not return until the last episode of Season 6(Red Sleigh Down).This is a good episode which is mostly dramatic than comedic.

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