Miss Teacher Bangs a Boy

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"Miss Teacher Bangs a Boy"
South Park episode
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Ms. Stevenson talking to Ike in bed.
Episode no. Season 10
Episode 10
Directed by Trey Parker
Written by Trey Parker
Original air date October 18, 2006
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"Miss Teacher Bangs a Boy" is the tenth episode of season 10 of Comedy Central's South Park. It originally aired on October 18, 2006.

This episode parodies the TV series Dog the Bounty Hunter. The episode focuses on a situation involving Kyle Broflovski, his little brother, Ike, Eric Cartman, and the kindergarten teacher, Ms. Stevenson. The episode is rated TV-MA on Comedy Central and TV-14 for suggestive dialogue (D), offensive language (L), and sexual content (S) in syndication.

Plot[edit]

Cartman is taken to see Principal Victoria (Cartman thought he was in trouble after telling the other boys he made another student sick) but is given the job as school hallway monitor, giving Cartman "authoritah". Cartman takes full advantage of his new job, such as dressing and acting like "Dog the Bounty Hunter" and bullying others by threatening them with bear spray. During his shift, Cartman finds a love drawing of Miss Stevenson (the kindergarten teacher) by Ike. After Miss Stevenson receives the drawing, she admits she too loves Ike, and the pair go on dates and even begin a sexual relationship.

One day, though, the pair are caught in the bathtub together by Kyle. Shocked he tries to tell his parents, but Ike, not wanting his parents to find out, prevents Kyle from speaking. Kyle then tries to tell the police, but when finding out that the perpetrator is neither a man nor unattractive, they ignore the situation; even describing what Ike is doing with his teacher as "Nice!". Kyle instead informs Cartman, who ignores it until Ike and his teacher kiss during class hours, and Cartman catches the duo. Being a woman, Principal Victoria understands the crime and has Miss Stevenson arrested by the police. When the usually inarticulate Ike finds out that Kyle reported him, he quite clearly says "You are dead to me Kyle".

However, Miss Stevenson dodges prison and gains public sympathy by claiming that she is an alcoholic and after a quick trip to rehab (depicted with a literal revolving door); She kidnaps Ike, intending to take him to Milan. Cartman learns their plane isn't until morning and infiltrates a hotel with Kyle and his "crew", a la Dog the Bounty Hunter, (Cartman describing them as "I got some badass guys to help me. I only had to pay them 15 bucks"). After Cartman sprays numerous innocent people with bear repellant, the staff phones the police. After one of Cartman's group spots the two, they follow them onto the roof with the police. Seeing the police arrive (to apprehend Cartman), Miss Stevenson tries to fulfill the suicide pact she had made before with Ike by hurling themselves off the roof. After Kyle gives an impassioned speech, however, Ike reneges at the last second (a befuddled Miss Stephenson is explicitly shown splattering against the pavement below). Cartman then breaks the fourth wall by talking to the camera as the episode ends, revealing the entire scenario to be one of Cartman's videos.

Cultural references[edit]

  • Duane "Dog" Chapman reacted to this episode in his autobiography You Can Run But You Can't Hide, stating that he was very pleased with it and commenting "You know you've really made it when they include you on their show."[1]
  • The episode draws attention to the tendency for female sex offenders to not be taken as seriously as male sex offenders, as many characters consider Ike to be lucky that his attractive teacher is having sexual relations with him.
  • The episode debuted in the wake of the notorious case of teacher Mary Kay Letourneau, the attractive daughter of former California state senator, Republican Congressman and 1972 American Independent Party presidential candidate John G. Schmitz. She was jailed twice for an affair that started when her then-student was 12 years old. They were married, and she became Mary Kay Fualaau, after she was released following six years in prison in 2004.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chapman, Duane (2007). You Can Run But You Can't Hide. Hyperion. p. 299. ISBN 9781401303686. 
  2. ^ "When Yes doesn't mean yes", New York Times, August 16, 2004, Robin D. Stone. Retrieved 14 June 2014.

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