South Park

Season 14 Episode 6

201 (2)

2
Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Apr 21, 2010 on Comedy Central
9.0
out of 10
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449 votes
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Episode Summary

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With Muhammad at the center of hostage negotiations between the town of South Park and both the Ginger kids and Tom Cruise's army of celebrities, the burning question on everyone's mind is...

Who is Eric Cartman's father?!.

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SUBMIT REVIEW
  • who's Cartman's dad

    8.0
    After all of the events from the last episode tom curise order the Mecha-Streisand to attack South Park and its some serious Sh#t thats happening man. then to find out who is Cartman's dad he goes to a ginger HQ were we me that Fu##ing F#ggot Scott Tenorman again.The fight between the Super Best Friends, celebrities, and Gingers spills over into the Ginger lair. And we finlly find out that Cartman's dad is Jack Tenorman(Fu##ing Scott's Dad)

    that means Cartman killed his Own Father that's Bada#s and the war finlly ended and cartman is upset that he is half Ginger maybe that's why people make fun of Cartmanmoreless
  • One of the best episodes ever, written chiefly for fans.

    9.5
    It is easy to get caught up in censorship surrounding this episode (and episode 200). Recently, and quite accidentally, I found out where one of the writers lives. Like most of us, comic writers are not surrounded by bodyguards 24-7, and considerations must be made for the safety of their surrounding families (if not their individual selves). How important is it really to sacrifice our own lives (and others) in lieu of a joke for which a moron is likely commit his own for the sake of revenge; it isn't so much an issue of freedom as one of pragmatics. This being stated, the revised 'censored' version purposefully went over the top so as to parody the level of censorship committed to this trivial issue, and is quite funny. What ultimately makes this episode so good are the throwback references to earlier episodes. This is for the fans. For example, the ending is far funnier when the fan viewer makes an erroneous mental link with a closing statement made by Stan (a loose reference connecting Season 11, Episodes 10, 11, and 12), but are then floored with a Season 9, Episode 13 reference. The point being, the brief final joke derives the most humor for the viewer who has lived through (watching) all of the above mentioned episodes. If one has watched South Park consistently, this episode is one of the best.moreless
  • perfect

    10
    south park needs to find a way to make both the ginger population, and the angry celebs, happy. and cartman learns the shocking truth of who his father really is (or rather.... was).



    great conclusion to part one of the 200th episode. lot of referenes and jokes to past episodes, and a unique plot in its own. nothing i did not really dislike or anything, and so because of all of this, my final grade for "201" is going to be an A+, which i think is more than fair. Well done South Park. Here's to more episodes in the future!moreless
  • Don't be mad at South Park for censorship

    10
    For all of you out there who are mad about the censorship, don't be mad at south park. The original episode that was created had very little censoring. Because of threats by a radical muslim group comedy central added most of the bleeps before the original airing. Also, they will not allow the episode to be shown on the south park website.



    As for the actual episode review though, I thought it was great, it was a great flashback of all the old characters, wrapped up the story of the previous episode, and had a hilarious ending with Tom Cruise.moreless
  • what happened here?? they censored the whole thing...

    5.0
    on the "i learned something today" scene at the end, everything got bleeped out, and it looked like it was on purpose.. what a horrible way to do it.. were they trying to prove that not being able to make fun of muhammed is ridiculous? atleast they got that right..



    what really happened to barbara strai* *however you spell her\its name*, she was singing and then she was gone?? i was really expecting muhammed with his power of flame to come through..



    this might be the worst south park episode ever, and thats just because beeps really pisses me off, even more than gingers ;)moreless
Trey Parker

Trey Parker

Voice of Stan Marsh; Eric Theodore Cartman; Randy Marsh; Mr. Garrison

Matt Stone

Matt Stone

Voice of Kyle Broflovski; Kenny McKormick; Leopold 'Butters' Stotch; Gerald Broflovski

Mona Marshall

Mona Marshall

Voice of Sheila Broflovski; Various Other Females

April Stewart

April Stewart

Voice of Liane Cartman; Principal Victoria; Sharon Marsh; Wendy Testaburger; Various Other Females

Bruce Howell

Bruce Howell

Voice of Unknown

Guest Star

Jessie Jo Thomas

Jessie Jo Thomas

Voice of Paris Hilton

Guest Star

John Hansen (V)

John Hansen (V)

Voice of Mr. Slave

Recurring Role

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  • TRIVIA (3)

    • Butters appears in this episode with no dialogue.

    • Pip makes a return appearance in this episode only to be killed by Mecha-Streisand.

    • Following the episodes initial broadcast on April 21st 2010, it was revealed on SouthParkStudios.com (then later reported by various media outlets) that the episode had been altered by Comedy Central, censoring any mention of the Prophet Muhammad.

  • QUOTES (4)

    • (Buddha snorts some coke)
      Jesus: Buddha! Will you lay off that stuff already!? It's getting to be a problem!
      Buddha: Oh, and you're one to talk with all your Internet porn!
      Jesus: Watching porn isn't like doing coke, fag!

    • Pip: Cheery-ho! My name is Pip. I would like to see if you wouldn't mind not smashing our little town to bits. (runs away and screams, only to be stepped on and killed by Mecha-Streisand)

    • Seaman: I'll get you, Tom Cruise!
      (Seaman jumps on the censored Tom Cruise's back)
      Stan: Hey look! Tom Cruise has Semen on his back!
      (Everyone gasps and stops fighting as the censor bar on Tom Cruise disappears)
      Tom Cruise: What did you say!?
      Kyle: Oh yeah! Tom Cruise does have Semen on his back!
      (Pause)
      Jesus: I guess maybe Tom Cruise likes Semen!
      (Everyone laughs)

    • Tom Cruise: Reiner, you said the Goo Machine would work! But I got made fun of!
      Kyle: That's because that is no Goo, Mr. Cruise!
      (Kyle addresses everyone in the room.)
      Kyle: You see, I learned something today. (Kyle's speech is censored)
      Jesus: That's right. Don't you see, Gingers? (Jesus' speech is censored)
      Santa Claus: That's right, friends. (Santa's speech is censored)
      Stan: Yeah.

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  • ALLUSIONS (1)

    • The Killing Joke: The scene where Cartman is led through the carnival-like setting devised by Scott, it is an homage to the fantastic graphic novel Batman: The Killing Joke by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland.

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