“South Park” is the most recent show to be tackling the coronavirus pandemic.
Comedy Central has introduced that the long-lasting animated comedy will return with a one-hour particular creatively titled “The Pandemic Special.” The episode in query will air on the cable community on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.
In phrases of the plot, viewers will see Randy involves phrases along with his position within the COVID-19 outbreak because the on-going pandemic presents continued challenges to the residents of South Park. The youngsters fortunately head again to high school however nothing resembles the traditional that they as soon as knew; not their academics, not their homeroom, not even Eric Cartman.
Comedy Central has additionally launched a trailer for the episode, which teases that it’s going to cowl all types of “2020 issues,” together with the children having germ limitations in entrance of their desks after they return to high school.
Series creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone will after all write and govt produce the particular. The duo have written, directed and edited each episode of “South Park” because it premiere again in 1997.
News of the particular comes virtually precisely a yr after “South Park” was renewed by way of season 26 by Comedy Central, which is nearly completely exiting the scripted live-action enterprise in favor of animated and late-night fare.
The most up-to-date season completed airing in Dec. 2019. “South Park” hit the three hundredth episode milestone throughout season 23, however it nonetheless trails “The Simpsons” by 4 seasons within the the longest-running animated collection of all schedule.
Several dwell motion collection have turned to animation throughout the prolonged COVID-19 manufacturing shutdown, together with Pop TV’s “One Day at a Time,” which aired its particular episode again in June.
Alongside Parker and Stone, “South Park” is govt produced by Anne Garefino and Frank C. Agnone II. Eric Stough, Adrien Beard, Bruce Howell, Jack Shia and Vernon Chatman are producers on the show. Chris Brion serves because the inventive director of South Park Digital Studios