South Park (season 15)

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South Park (season 15)
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DVD cover
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 14
Release
Original network Comedy Central
Original release April 27 – November 16, 2011
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List of South Park episodes

The fifteenth season of the American animated sitcom South Park began airing on Comedy Central on April 27, 2011 and ended on November 16, 2011. In response to reactions to the mid-season finale episode "You're Getting Old", which seemed to insinuate that creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone were wrapping up the series, Comedy Central proclaimed through the media that South Park was renewed for two more seasons, and the duo were signed through 2013.[1] Shortly before the airing of the season finale episode "The Poor Kid", South Park was extended again until 2016, taking the show to 20 seasons.[2] Parker was the director and writer for all episodes, and Robert Lopez was the writer in this eleventh episode for the fifteenth season.

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date [3]Prod.
code
U.S. viewers
(millions)
2101"HumancentiPad"Trey ParkerTrey ParkerApril 27, 2011 (2011-04-27)15013.11[4]
Kids at South Park Elementary have iPads, but Cartman does not. Kyle is kidnapped by Apple employees.
2112"Funnybot"Trey ParkerTrey ParkerMay 4, 2011 (2011-05-04)15022.59[5]
At a comedy show, Jimmy proclaims that Germany is the least funny country in the world. The German government responds by creating "Funnybot", who goes on to become a major celebrity. The kids try and derail Funnybot's career.
2123"Royal Pudding"Trey ParkerTrey ParkerMay 11, 2011 (2011-05-11)15032.43[6]
Ike watches a Canadian royal wedding and takes action when the princess is kidnapped.
2134"T.M.I."Trey ParkerTrey ParkerMay 18, 2011 (2011-05-18)15042.42[7]
Cartman rants over the results of the students' annual school physicals, thinking that teachers have posted a list of all the boys' penis sizes in the hall for everyone to see.
2145"Crack Baby Athletic Association"Trey ParkerTrey ParkerMay 25, 2011 (2011-05-25)15052.53[8]
When Kyle volunteers at the hospital, he discovers a disturbing club.
2156"City Sushi"Trey ParkerTrey ParkerJune 1, 2011 (2011-06-01)15062.56[9]
A new sushi restaurant causes issues for City Wok, while Butters is diagnosed with multiple personality disorder.
2167"You're Getting Old"Trey ParkerTrey ParkerJune 8, 2011 (2011-06-08)15072.30[10]
When Stan attempts to listen to a new genre of music CD, a debate rages between the adults and the kids as to what music is really good.
2178"Ass Burgers"Trey ParkerTrey ParkerOctober 5, 2011 (2011-10-05)15082.94[11]
Cartman attempts to fake Asperger syndrome. Meanwhile, Stan cannot seem to get his life back to normal no matter what he tries.
2189"The Last of the Meheecans"Trey ParkerTrey ParkerOctober 12, 2011 (2011-10-12)15092.90[12]
What begins as an innocent game between the boys turns serious when Cartman joins the U.S. Border Patrol. Cartman turns out to be really good at stopping Mexicans.
21910"Bass to Mouth"Trey ParkerTrey ParkerOctober 19, 2011 (2011-10-19)15102.43[13]
The students of South Park Elementary are the victims of a new gossip website. An elusive hacker has somehow gained access into all the students' phone calls and e-mails and is posting all of their juicy stories on the Internet. The boys are shocked when they discover the identity of the hacker.
22011"Broadway Bro Down"Trey ParkerTrey Parker and Robert Lopez (uncredited)October 26, 2011 (2011-10-26)15112.92[14]
After Randy takes Sharon to see the hit musical Wicked, he becomes Broadway's biggest fan and discovers that all Broadway musicals contain subtext encouraging women to give blowjobs to their men. Randy decides to bring Broadway to South Park by creating his own musical so the fun can never end.
22112"1%"Trey ParkerTrey ParkerNovember 2, 2011 (2011-11-02)15122.85[15]
The kids at South Park Elementary are being punished for Cartman's failings in the physical education department.
22213"A History Channel Thanksgiving"Trey ParkerTrey ParkerNovember 9, 2011 (2011-11-09)15132.85[16]
The boys discover the real meaning of Thanksgiving.
22314"The Poor Kid"Trey ParkerTrey ParkerNovember 16, 2011 (2011-11-16)15142.41[17]
When Kenny's parents are sent to prison, he and his siblings are sent to foster care. Cartman is upset about this because after Kenny is gone, he is now the poorest kid at school.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Semigran, Aly (July 19, 2011). "'South Park' to return on Oct. 5, and all the way through 2013. Kick-ass". PopWatch. Retrieved July 20, 2011. 
  2. ^ Bill Gorman (November 16, 2011). "'South Park' Renewed Through 2016 By Comedy Central". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved November 30, 2011. 
  3. ^ "South Park (a Titles and Air Dates Guide)". epguides. Retrieved January 21, 2012. 
  4. ^ Gorman, Bill (April 28, 2011). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: 'South Park' Premiere, NBA Playoffs Lead Night + 'Justified,' 'Mythbusters,' 'Real World' and More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved April 29, 2011. 
  5. ^ Seidman, Robert (May 5, 2011). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, 'Southpark,' 'Real World' Top Cable + 'Justified' Season 2 Finale and More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  6. ^ Gorman, Bill (May 13, 2011). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, 'South Park,' 'Real World' Top Cable + 'Mythbusters,' 'Top Chef' and More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 13, 2011. 
  7. ^ Seidman, Robert (May 19, 2011). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Lead Night + 'South Park,' 'Real World,' 'Mythbusters,' 'Top Chef' and Much More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 20, 2011. 
  8. ^ Gorman, Bill (May 26, 2011). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: Mavericks/Thunder Leads Night + 'South Park,' 'Real World,' 'Storage Wars,' 'Workaholics' and More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 27, 2011. 
  9. ^ Gorman, Bill (June 2, 2011). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: 'Pawn Stars' Back On Top; Plus 'South Park,' 'Real World,' 'Franklin and Bash,' 'Workaholics' and More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 
  10. ^ Gorman, Bill (June 9, 2011). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: 'South Park' On Top + 'Stanley Cup Game 4,' 'CMT Music Awards,' 'Franklin and Bash' and More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 9, 2011. 
  11. ^ Seidman, Robert (October 6, 2011). "Wednesday Cable: 'American Horror Story' Premiere, 'South Park' Return Top MLB Playoffs + 'Ghost Hunters,' 'Nick Swardson' and More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 7, 2011. 
  12. ^ Gorman, Bill (October 13, 2011). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: 'South Park' Rises; 'American Horror Story' Falls; + Brewers/Cards NLCS, 'Psych' Premiere, 'Ghost Hunters' and More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 14, 2011. 
  13. ^ Seidman, Robert (October 20, 2011). "Wednesday Cable Ratings:'Storage Wars' Tops Night, 'American Horror Story' Rises; 'South Park' Falls + 'Psych,' 'Pretty Little Liars' and More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  14. ^ Gorman, Bill. "Wednesday Cable Ratings:'American Horror Story' Series High Edges 'South Park' + 'Psych,' 'Daily Show,' 'Ultimate Fighter' and More". Zap2it. TV by the Numbers. 
  15. ^ Seidman, Robert (November 3, 2011). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: 'South Park,' 'American Horror Story' Lead + 'Psych,' 'Real World,' 'Mythbusters' and More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  16. ^ Seidman, Robert (November 10, 2011). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: 'American Horror Story,' 'South Park' Lead; 'Psych' Lower + 'Real World,' 'Mythbusters' and More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 11, 2011. 
  17. ^ Gorman, Bill (November 17, 2011). "Wednesday Cable Ratings: 'American Horror Story' Series High + 'South Park,' 'Psych,' 'Real World,' 'Ultimate Fighter,' 'Mythbusters' and More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 18, 2011. 

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