Stan, Kenny, Kyle and Cartman pay a bum to buy them tickets to get into the movie Asses of Fire, an R-rated movie starring Canadians Terrance and Phillip. The movie turns out to be three hours of non-stop profanity, and so the boys come out with more language in their vocabulary than ever before. They utter many of the profanities in the film to their peers, causing most of the rest of the student body to eventually sneak in to watch the film and subsequently utter similar profanities. When their mothers find out, the enraged members of South Park’s PTA, led by Kyle’s mother, Sheila Broflovski, try to ban the film.
As co-creator of South Park, one of the most highly-rated original series ever to grace Comedy Central, Trey Parker is responsible for one of the most entertaining and gleefully disgusting shows in television history, a cultural phenomenon that has successfully polarized its equally fervent fans and detractors.
Born October 19, 1969 in Conifer, Colorado (the town that would later inspire South Park’s setting), Parker attended the University of Colorado at Boulder. There he met fellow student Matt Stone, with whom he started making a series of crudely animated cartoons. In 1996, Parker and Stone collaborated on their first film, Cannibal! The Musical, which caught the attention of FoxLab executive Brian Graden. Graden commissioned them to make a Christmas video card, The Spirit of Christmas, a 5-minute cartoon that featured the debut of the four foul-mouthed third graders who would become South Park’s stars: fairly normal Stan Marsh, neurotic Kyle Broslofski, perpetually doomed… read more