South Park (season 3)

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South Park Season 3
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Country of origin  United States
No. of episodes 17
Broadcast
Original channel Comedy Central
Original run April 7, 1999 – January 12, 2000
Home video release
DVD release
Region 1 December 16, 2003[1]
Region 2 March 17, 2008[2]
Region 4 March 20, 2008[3]
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List of South Park episodes

The third season of the American animated sitcom South Park began airing on April 7, 1999. The third season concluded after 17 episodes on January 12, 2000.[4]

Episodes[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date[4] Production
code
32 1 "Rainforest Shmainforest" Trey Parker & Eric Stough Trey Parker, Matt Stone April 7, 1999 (1999-04-07) 301
The children are forced to join a choir sent to Costa Rica to perform against deforestation, but they end up lost in the rainforest and discover that the rainforest is not worth saving. Meanwhile, Kenny falls for a girl in the chorus, but she is reluctant to pursue a long distance relationship.
33 2 "Spontaneous Combustion" Matt Stone Trey Parker, Matt Stone & David Goodman April 14, 1999 (1999-04-14) 302
Randy must solve the problem when citizens start spontaneously combusting. Meanwhile, Cartman plays Jesus in a "Stations of the Cross" play and ends up stuck on the cross.
34 3 "The Succubus" Trey Parker Trey Parker April 21, 1999 (1999-04-21) 303
When Chef gets engaged to a strange woman, the boys are convinced that Chef's fiancee is a demon bent on sucking the life out of men. Meanwhile, Cartman becomes the butt of several pranks by his eye doctor.
35 4 "Jakovasaurs" Matt Stone Trey Parker, Matt Stone & David Goodman June 16, 1999 (1999-06-16) 305
The town saves a species from extinction, but finds that they are an extremely annoying race that only Cartman can stand.
36 5 "Tweek vs. Craig" Trey Parker Trey Parker June 23, 1999 (1999-06-23) 304
Stan, Kyle, Cartman, and Kenny pit Tweek and Craig against each other. Meanwhile, the school shop teacher, Mr. Adler, copes with the loss of his wife, who died in a plane crash.
37 6 "Sexual Harassment Panda" Eric Stough Trey Parker July 7, 1999 (1999-07-07) 306
A man in a panda costume is hired to teach the kids about sexual harassment, leading Cartman to sue Stan (and all the kids to sue the school) over claims of being harassed.
38 7 "Cat Orgy" Trey Parker Trey Parker July 14, 1999 (1999-07-14) 307
Part one of three. Cartman is stuck at home with Stan's sister Shelley as his babysitter while his mom is at a meteor shower party. Meanwhile, Cartman's cat, Mr. Kitty, is in heat and goes searching for sex with other cats.
39 8 "Two Guys Naked in a Hot Tub" Trey Parker Trey Parker, Matt Stone & David Goodman July 21, 1999 (1999-07-21) 308
Part two of three. At the meteor shower party mentioned in the previous episode, Stan is stuck in a basement with a group of nerdy kids from school who become important to him when the ATF stakes out the party, thinking that the attendees will commit suicide when the meteor comes. Meanwhile, Randy feels uncomfortable after he and Gerald watch each other masturbate in a hot tub.
40 9 "Jewbilee" Trey Parker Trey Parker July 28, 1999 (1999-07-28) 309
Conclusion. On the night of the aforementioned meteor shower, Kyle, Kenny, and Ike go to a Jewish scout camp where Moses appears.
41 10 "Korn's Groovy Pirate Ghost Mystery" Trey Parker Trey Parker October 27, 1999 (1999-10-27) 312
Nu metal band Korn guest stars in this episode where they are blamed for making Halloween immoral and the boys use Kyle's grandmother's corpse to scare the fifth graders.
42 11 "Chinpokomon" Eric Stough & Trey Parker Trey Parker November 3, 1999 (1999-11-03) 310
The boys become fascinated with the latest fad from Japan, which turns out to be an insidious plot to have American children brainwashed into overthrowing the U.S. government.
43 12 "Hooked on Monkey Fonics" Trey Parker Trey Parker November 10, 1999 (1999-11-10) 313
A homeschooled boy decides to start at public school, much to his overprotective parent's fear. Meanwhile, Kyle falls for the boy's sister.
44 13 "Starvin' Marvin in Space" Trey Parker Trey Parker, Matt Stone & Kyle McCulloch November 17, 1999 (1999-11-17) 311
The boys must save Starvin' Marvin from the government and a Christian group who cares more about converting people from third-world countries than giving them food and shelter.
45 14 "The Red Badge of Gayness" Trey Parker Trey Parker November 24, 1999 (1999-11-24) 314
During a Civil War reenactment, Cartman (as General Lee) leads the Drunk Confederate army to attack the Union soldiers across America.
46 15 "Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics" Trey Parker Trey Parker December 1, 1999 (1999-12-01) 315
Mr. Hankey hosts a Christmas musical, featuring South Park characters singing twisted renditions of classic Christmas songs and a memorial piece to voice actress Mary Kay Bergman.
47 16 "Are You There God? It's Me, Jesus" Eric Stough Trey Parker December 29, 1999 (1999-12-29) 316
Cartman and Kenny mistake a colon infection for their menstrual cycle, prompting Kyle to lie about "getting his period" and Stan to ingest hormone pills so he will not feel left out. Meanwhile, Jesus plans a New Years' party and is worried his father will not be there.
48 17 "World Wide Recorder Concert" Eric Stough Trey Parker January 12, 2000 (2000-01-12) 317
The boys travel to Arkansas to perform at a recorder concert. Meanwhile, Mr. Garrison confronts his father about not being sexually molested as a child.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Season 3 (Region 1)". TVShowsOnDVD.com. Retrieved 2009-03-14. 
  2. ^ "Season 3 (Region 2)". Amazon.uk. Retrieved 2009-03-14. 
  3. ^ "Season 3 (Region 4)". JB Hi-Fi Online. Retrieved 2007-01-12. 
  4. ^ a b "South Park: Episode Guide: Season 3". Zap2it. Retrieved February 2, 2012. 

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