All of South Park's cows become mesmerized by the town's new Wooden Cow Memorial. Meanwhile, the kids' plan to win a Terence and Philip doll from a carney at the Cow Days festival becomes complicated and dangerous.



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Episode cast overview:
... Stan Marsh / Eric Cartman / Bob / Ball Game Carnie / Ned Gerblanski / Running Man / Chamber of Farts Announcer / Line Ride Carnie / Officer Barbrady / Dr. Doctor / Cowboy / Rodeo Announcer / F.B.I. Agent #1 / Mr. Garrison (voice)
... Kyle Broflovski / Kenny McCormick / Tom / Jimbo Kern / Chamber of Farts Ticket Salesman / Farmer / Soldier / Mitchell / F.B.I. Agent #2 / Priest Maxi / Leonardo DiCaprio (voice)
Mary Kay Bergman ... Mary / Mayor McDaniels / Sheila Broflovski / Line Ride Photographer (voice) (as Mary Kay Bergman aka Shannen Cassidy)
... Announcer (voice)
... Chef (voice)


South Park is holding its annual Cow Days festival, and has commemorated the event with an enormous cow clock. When the cows see the clock, however, they become entranced by it, and begin worshiping it as the cow messiah. Meanwhile at the Cow Days carnival, the boys find a game booth with Terrance and Phillip dolls as prizes. They make a plan to have Cartman win the bull-riding contest so they can use the prize money to win the dolls. During training, however, Cartmen takes a blow to the head and wakes up slightly different than he was before. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

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30 September 1998 (USA)  »

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Cow Days is a reference to Burro Days, a tradition celebrated in Fairplay, Colorado. See more »


The Line Ride should have cost seven tickets at the end, not five. See more »


Kyle Broflovski: Hey, I got it! The bull riding contest. Cartmen can ride a bull and try to win $5000. Think about it, dude $5000, that's one thousand set of balls, that's three thousand balls. We have to win enough to win the dolls.
Eric Cartmen: What the hell makes you think Cartmen rides a bull?
Kyle Broflovski: Because you're the one who spent our money on those stupid rides, fat-ass! Either you're riding on a bull or I'm gonna break your f***ing head open!
Eric Cartmen: [nervously says] okay I'll get on the bull.
Kyle Broflovski: All right. Let's go, we have to ...
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References Full Metal Jacket (1987) See more »

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Cartman as a vietnamese prostitute
15 October 2008 | by See all my reviews

Cow Days starts off with a couple winning vacation tickets to South Park during the annual cow days festival.They decide to make the best out of a bad situation and have fun, even though the carnival sucks.The boys want to win Terrence and Philip dolls but the carnival game is rigged.They don't know it though and they spend all the original money they had.To get more, they sign Cartman up in a bull-riding contest to get the money.During practice, he suffers head trauma and thinks he is a vietnamese prostitute(using quotes from the movie "Full Metal Jacket").Meanwhile, all the cows worship the statue that was build in a strange way.Cow Days is a pretty funny and good episode of South Park!

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