South Park: Season 9, Episode 5

The Losing Edge (6 Apr. 2005)

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The boys enlist Kyle's cousin to help them lose in baseball so they won't have to go to the finals. Meanwhile, Randy trains to fight other parents during Stan's games.



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Episode credited cast:
Stan Marsh / Eric Cartman / South Park Commentator / Randy Marsh / Mr. Donovan / Kyle Schwartz / Umpire / Stephen Stotch / Mr. Tucker / Jimmy Valmer / Mr. Tweak / Fort Collins Player #4 / Pueblo Umpire / Pueblo Father / Tom the News Reader / News Reporter / Denver Player #1 / Tom Nelson / Clyde / Airport Announcer / Kyle Schwartz / Mr. Black / Denver Commentator #2 / Mickey Goldmill (voice)
Kyle Broflovski / Butters / Gerald Broflovski / Craig Tucker / Rival Player #1 / Fort Collins Player #2 / Fort Collins Player #3 / Fort Collins Dad / Fort Collins Commentator / Morgan / Denver Player #2 / Policeman / Denver Commentator #1 / Denver Official (voice)
Adrien Beard ...
Token Black (voice)
Jonathan Kimmel ...
Alan's Dad (voice) (as Juan Kimmelini)
Sharon Marsh / Denver Mother (voice) (as Gracie Lazar)
Mona Marshall ...
Chef (voice) (credit only)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom 'Bat Dad' Nelson


The boys enlist Kyle's cousin to help them lose in baseball so they won't have to go to the finals. Meanwhile, Randy trains to fight other parents during Stan's games.

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When Randy is being taken away by the Pueblo police the car door reads, "To patronize and annoy". See more »


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Randy Marsh: [getting put in a car by the cops after fighting at Stan's Baseball Game] I thought this was America!
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Such a great spoof on all sports films!
9 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sports films are probably my least favorite films of all (only "Bend It Like Beckham" got a 10 from me), so I was delighted to see this episode spoof all those lame sports films, as well as satirizing the crazy parents that get into fights during little league games.

The basic plot is that the South Park boys are sick of baseball, so they try to lose their playoffs so they can spend their summer doing other things. But, much to their chagrin, all the other teams are thinking the same thing! Meanwhile, Randy Marsh fights a dad from the opposing team every single game.

This episode is very funny. It's nice to finally see a sports piece that doesn't take itself seriously, even if it's merely a 20-minute TV episode. Parker and Stone hit out of the ballpark with this one!

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