“South Park” is returning on September 30 for a hour-long particular — and in what ought to come as no shock in 2020, it will likely be tackling Covid-19.
The episode, titled “The Pandemic Particular,” will see Stan’s father Randy Marsh capitalizing on a rising marketplace for pot for his leisure pot enterprise “Tegridy Farms” as he “involves phrases together with his position within the COVID-19 outbreak,” Comedy Central stated in its information launch.
In the meantime, a preview clip of the episode reveals the children again at college with limitations round their desks and face shield-wearing police changing their academics.The animated comedy sequence, from creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker, has not shied away from tackling present occasions. In 2015, for instance, the present took on the gun management debate.
The long-running sequence, which wrapped up its 23rd season final 12 months, first aired on Comedy Central in 1997. A premiere date for the 24th season of the sequence has not but been introduced.
Comedy Central will debut the pandemic-themed episode at eight p.m. ET. The episode will likely be out there to stream on South Park Studios, CC.com and the Comedy Central App after it airs on the West Coast. It is going to even be out there to stream on HBO Max 24 hours after it premieres.