The episode I analyzed was Episode 2 of season 19, titled “Where my country gone?”. This episode deals with the values set by society and gives a satirical take all in the terms of immigration. The main focus of the episode is Mr. Garrison, the boys elementary school teacher who is upset with how many Canadians have entered into the US illegally. He rally’s the townspeople to his anti-Canadian immigration cause, and is fired from his job after he interrupts a Canadian history presentation, which causes tension between American and Canadian townspeople. Cartman and his friends decide the only way to bring peace to the schoolyard is to encourage a relationship between the two, similar to a prince and a princess, the boys appoint Butters to ask out a Canadian girl.
Meanwhile, Garrison has successfully gotten the whole town behind his movement to literally “fuck” the Canadians to death, then to build a wall to keep any more from coming into America. However, Canada has already built a wall to keep the Americans from raping their women and to keep all of their “cool shit” protected. Furious, Garrison wants to know what is behind the wall so he enters Canada by going over in Niagara Falls in a wooden barrel.
Reluctantly, Butters begins dating Charlotte, a Canadian girl in his...
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...ople are calling for gun bans, including President Obama who said, “We know that other countries, in response to one mass shooting, have been able to craft laws that almost eliminate mass shootings. Friends of ours, allies of ours — Great Britain, Australia, countries like ours. So we know there are ways to prevent it”. Citizen’s call for bans, politicians politicize the story, but nobody will do anything about it. Everyone says we must do something but never take action, and with the immigration issue told in this episode of South Park, the creators show a broad image of what would actually happen if people decided to do something. Though this episode is another example of the way South Park uses satire, parody and mockery to help the audience become more informed on national and international issues, it also provides crude humor and enjoyment for all that watch.
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