South Park

Season 7 Episode 15

It's Christmas in Canada

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Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Dec 17, 2003 on Comedy Central
9.0
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When Ike is claimed by his Canadian birth parents, the boys set out to gain an audience with the Canadian Prime Minister. Meanwhile, Cartman's biggest concern is that the boys don't spend all of Christmas in Canada.

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  • perfect

    10
    Ike's Canadian parents come to take him home to Canada. Kyle sees how this affects his mother and father and him and Stan, and Cartman, go to Canada to try and get Ike back. Will they succeed?



    It was good. I thought it was weird how it turned into a Wizard of Oz parody, but overall it was pretty funny and had a good plot. This episode is not one of their best episodes or anything, but it is an enjoyable way to spend 22 minutes of your time. Final grade for this episode is an A. Enjoyable episodes methinksmoreless
  • Better than the actual Wizard of Oz by far!

    9.0
    It's not the most original or outrageously funny episode, but it's loads better than Mr. Hanky. Sorry, it's true. Apart from the not-so-funny Chinese pilot antics, once the boys arrive in Canada to find the Prime Minister it justs keeps getting better. I loved the Canadian the others all say is a "total dick," and the French Canadians were priceless. Plus I just always laugh at how South Park animates the Canadians, like they're a totally foreign species compared with Americans. Top it off with another brief appearance by Suddam, and bam, you've gt a great episode. Best Christmas episode by far.moreless
  • Christmas classic.

    10
    The Broflovski family is dealt a devastating blow when Ike's Canadian birth parents show up unexpectedly and want their baby back. When the townspeople decide to forego Christmas gifts and take up a collection to get Ike home to South Park, the boys are distraught. Before all the money for their Christmas presents gets spent, they hightail it to Canada to bring Ike home themselves. i want to watch it over and over again. I need to get this on my ipod because tis so awsome. I want another Christmas special liek this one in this series. Merry Christmas!! (in canada)moreless
  • One of my all-time faves in South Park history!

    10
    This is the best ending to a South Park season ever. While the ending to Season 11 DOES rival this episode, "It's Christmas In Canada" still prevails.

    I love how this episode parodies The Wizard of Oz without actually ripping on it. The plot is perfect and something Matt and Trey needed to address came to light.... Ike's biological parents. And they just so happen to come at Christmas time, which causes a predicament for all the children whose parents want to be charitable and help the depressed Broflovskis.





    The best coincedence of all is that Saddam Hussein actually was caught the Sunday before this episode aired. I love how things like that work out, especially for an episode as awesome as that.



    They even made a new face for Cartman when he started to cry... thus proving that Cartman talks a lot of crap but is really a little weakling crying for his mom in Canada.



    Absolute favorite quote:

    Cartman:"You f*cking a**h***! This is all your fault!"

    =]moreless
  • Ding dong they caught Saddam!

    10
    In this episode the boys miss their Christmas adventure so they can go to Canada and rescue Kyles Adopted baby brother Ike from his REAL parents, and there is an entire "Wizard of Oz" parody throughout the episode with the Munchkin like Canadians breaking into song and "the only road". This was a fantastic episode and I loved "Scott the ****", how crappy the Canada animation was, Cartmans ass being kicked by Kyle, and Saddam being caught 3 days after he really was, great job writing this so fast "South Park"!moreless
Trey Parker

Trey Parker

Voice of Stan Marsh; Eric Theodore Cartman; Herbert Garrison; Officer Barbrady; Terrance; Timmy; Ned Gerblanski; Satan; Randy Ma

Matt Stone

Matt Stone

Voice of Kyle Broflovski; Kenny McKormick; Gerald Broflovski; Pip Pirrup; Jesus; Jimbo Kearn; Phillip; Saddam; Various Others

Isaac Hayes

Isaac Hayes

Voice of Jerome "Chef" McElroy

Eliza Schneider

Eliza Schneider

Voice of Mayor McDaniels; Liane Cartman; Mrs. McKormick; Wendy Testaburger; Shelly Marsh; Sharon Marsh; Various Others

Mona Marshall

Mona Marshall

Voice of Sheila Broflovski; Linda Stotch; Various Others

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • TRIVIA (14)

  • QUOTES (17)

    • Mr. Kim: Okay. Four people, Canada, cost a rot of money, that uh gonna be about ah six thousand five hundred daura.
      Kyle: How about fifty daura?
      Mr. Kim: Fifty daura?! You flyin' to Canada cost at reast three thousand daura!
      Kyle: Fifty-five daura.
      Mr. Kim: Hey! Stop wasting my time with fifty-five daura! No way I take my plane to Canada for less than a thousand daura!
      Kyle: Okay. Sixty daura.
      Mr. Kim: Sixty-two daura.
      Kyle: Okay.
      (Kyle hangs up)
      Mr. Kim: Hahaha, never try to barter with a Chinese man!

    • Kyle: Guys, guys I need your help.
      Stan: Sure dude.
      Kyle: It's been a week since Ike's been gone and every day my parents seem worse. I have to try and go to Canada and speak with the new Canadian Prime Minister. But I can't do it alone.
      Cartman: We can't go to Canada dumbass, it's Christmas!
      Stan: Yeah dude, what if we miss out on some great Christmas adventure?

    • Gerald: Look, you gave Ike up, you can't just change your mind.
      Ike's Biological Dad: Changing your mind is a Canadian custom that we hold quite dear.

    • Canadians: (Singing to the tune of "Ding Dong the Witch is Dead")
      Ding dong, they caught Saddam! Merry Christmas to the world!
      Ding dong, the Americans caught Saddam!
      Now Canada is free for you and you and me
      It's the best Christmas presents we ever got
      Canadian Christmas, it's the best! We drink and dance and show our breasts!
      Let's celebrate! Saddam Hussein's been caught!

    • Tuong Lu Kim: Okay, welcome aboard Sh!tty Airrines. This is your captain speaking. Rooking about a two hour fright. I'll be turning on the seatbelt sign now. If your seats had seatbelts, this is the time you would fasten them. Please sit back, relax, and enjoy your Sh!tty fright.

    • Mayor McDaniels: As we celebrate this glorious time, we can't forget those families who are suffering. As many of you know, the Broflovski family has recently had their child torn away from them. As a community, we must do all we can to ease their pain. Are there any suggestions how we might help?
      Mr. Garrison: How about we get rid of all the Mexicans?
      Mayor McDaniels: Mr. Garrison, every Christmas you suggest we get rid of all the Mexicans, and every Christmas we tell you "No!"
      Mr. Garrison: Rats!

    • Tuong Lu Kim: We know you have a choice of airlines, and it looks like you made the wrong one.

    • Canadian: Just follow the road.
      Kyle: Which road?
      Canadian: This is Canada! We only have one road!
      Canadians: Follow the only road, follow the only road, follow follow follow follow follow the only road.

    • Cartman: You f*cking asshole! This is all your fault!
      Kyle: What?
      Cartman: Everyone's gonna be charitable and give money to your family instead of buying Christmas presents! You ****ing Jews ruined Christmas again! (goes after Kyle)
      Stan: Whoa whoa, Cartman.
      Cartman: It wasn't enough for you people to kill Jesus, now you have to kill Christmas too, huh?

    • Cartman: It's Christmas. We officially missed it. It's Christmas Day and I'm in Canada.
      Kyle: Well yeah, but ah, I got my brother back.
      Cartman: Yeah! You got your brother back, but I didn't get any presents! (takes off his mittens) And what did I tell you, Kyle? I told you that if we didn't make it back in time for Christmas I was gonna whup your ass, didn't I? (gets in fighting outfit)
      Kyle: Dude, come on.
      Cartman: Well now you're gonna get it, mother f*cker! That's right! You and me! Right now! We're havin' it out! Let's go! Come on! Come on! (Kyle lightly hits Cartman making him cry) Mom! Mom!

    • Saddam: (upon being discovered) Uh, don't mind that guy hiding in the spider hole, he's just my friend.

    • Kyle: Who's that?
      Canadian: That's Scott. He's a dick!

    • Cartman: Kyle, if we miss Christmas, you and me are going to have a throwdown.

    • Stan: Oh well. Maybe we'll get to have a Christmas adventure next year.

    • Cartman: Kyle, I just want you to know, if it were any other time of the year, I still wouldn't help you.

    • Rick: Wait a minute. This means all the Prime Minister's new laws are null and void. We can have our horses back!
      Mime: And we can drink our wine.
      Steve: And I can sodomize me boys again!

    • (the boys' plane crashes in Canada)
      Canadian: Excuse me? Uh, is this an invasion?
      Kyle: No.
      Canadian: Oh thank heavens! It's okay, everyone, it's not an invasion!
      (people come out from hiding)

  • NOTES (5)

  • ALLUSIONS (1)

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