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  • Fixxxer 8 Oct 2013 10:00:51 1,305 posts
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    What old one? They've changed it about four times. I think the new one looks great.
  • Gartt 8 Oct 2013 12:59:09 1,849 posts
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    quick way to get the spstudios website working is to use Chrome and download the hola unblocker extension and switch it to US.
  • Baihu1983 8 Oct 2013 13:19:04 3,638 posts
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    The new intro looks great IMO.

    Only seen the first episode which was OK for most part but they dragged the stuff with Cartman on the phone too long.
  • philparry80 8 Oct 2013 18:16:38 27 posts
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    "World War Zimmerman" this week, can't wait :)

    Xbox One/PS4 : PhilParry

  • Scurrminator 10 Oct 2013 12:56:05 8,470 posts
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    The last two episodes have been pretty great! World War Zimmerman especially.

    You dare to strike Scurrcules!?

  • TheSaint 16 Oct 2013 23:33:55 14,833 posts
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    Apparently for the first time ever South Park has missed it's six days to air deadline and has had to be postponed:

    http://www.avclub.com/articles/south-park-missed-its-deadline-for-the-first-time,104316/
  • TarickStonefire 18 Oct 2013 14:02:50 3,451 posts
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    Bitingly satirical animated show produced from scratch in just 7 days every week not quite as good as it used to be? What a shocker. And yet, I still absolutely love South Park. Sure, Scott Tenorman is better than most other episodes. I believe that's why they chose to play that one. But the show is still great and still makes me laugh regularly.

    Personally, I've always found that I laugh harder and longer at South Park if it's an episode I've seen a few times. Plus, not every episode is based on that week's current affairs, sometimes it's based on pop culture stuff that's been around a while, and sometimes it has nothing to do with anything newsy. And they've been following that pattern for a while. Stuck In The Closet, anyone?

    Yes, it's not *quite* as top-notch every week, but there's bundles of life in the old dog yet. Can't say that about Simpsons. If anything, mocking current affairs keeps South Park alive.

    Edited by TarickStonefire at 14:05:07 18-10-2013

    Any Netflix library in the world for a couple of quid a month? Gimme!

  • TarickStonefire 18 Oct 2013 14:07:15 3,451 posts
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    Sir_Walter_Rally wrote:
    What is up with the new intro? What a load of shit. The old one was iconic, now this 3D gash?!
    I think it's great :D

    If they'd actually switched the show itself over to that look I'd have been majorly disappointed. But they didn't. In fact, I'd wager they did this purely to elicit amusing over-reactions like that... ;)

    Any Netflix library in the world for a couple of quid a month? Gimme!

  • Waffleaber 18 Oct 2013 14:21:53 464 posts
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    Sir_Walter_Rally wrote:
    They re-run an old episide because of the power outage.

    This old Scott Tenorman Must Die episode highlights how shit the modern day ones really are - there are no laughs anymore, and they resorted to covering news events as a cheap way of coming up with a plotline (disguised as "biting satire")

    The old ones concentrated on the characters and the world itself. So I have started from the start again. These ones are head and shoulders above the new ones... their hearts are definitely not in it anymore.

    Watching a single older episode confirms this... there is a major contrast.
    To be fair Scott Tenorman Must Die is one of their best episodes so a lot of them seem shit in comparison. I'd agree the season average has dipped but it's still one of the only shows to get more than a wry smile out of me.
  • Baihu1983 20 Oct 2013 19:27:30 3,638 posts
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    World War Zimmerman was simply awesome.
  • reggy72 20 Oct 2013 19:44:45 332 posts
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    SP for still has it, seen a few of series 17 and I thought they were pretty funny, haven't WW Zimmerman yet but it sounds like a goodun to me. Personal fav is the internet down episode with the FEMA camps and the star of the show Randy with his wanking ecto-plasm excuses, haven't seen that one in a while but thinking about it has me in stitches.
  • Rhaegyr 20 Oct 2013 20:16:36 2,750 posts
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    I'm a bit wary of watching SP at the moment - I thought the last two seasons were a massive drop off in quality so I don't really want to be proven right if the new episodes aren't up to snuff.

    They're still capable of gems every now and then (1%, Insecurity, TMI) but the quality/shit ratio has finally tipped the wrong way imo. There's about 5-6 episodes in total from the last couple of seasons I've watched more than twice.

    Going to give some S17 episodes a try tonight and I'm crossing my fingers I'm proved wrong.

    Also - Bit of a cheap shot on The Simpsons when SP has hit just as low as the new episodes in the past (Million Little Fibres, Funnybot, Going Native). I'd also say SP has arguably never been as great as The Simpsons was in its' heyday, nor as consistent.

    The above sounds like a massive whine - I really do love South Park, just a little concerned :p
  • thelzdking 20 Oct 2013 20:26:55 4,413 posts
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    It's still got it AFAIC. It's uneven, but its lows are never really lows and its highs are far higher than other seventeen-year-old TV programmes' are.
  • DUFFMAN5 21 Oct 2013 08:55:40 15,415 posts
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    Baihu1983 wrote:
    World War Zimmerman was simply awesome.
    Agreed. Totally excellent. Loved Butters beatbox :-)

    "Duffman the grey is thrusting in the direction of the problem! Oh, yeah!"

  • twelveways 25 Oct 2013 18:54:21 4,197 posts
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    The newest goth one is not one of their best moments. No Randy or Cartman eps are always the weakest. Raised a couple of smiles and even a chuckle or two from me although that was mainly due to the black dude.

    Looking forward to next weeks Ike episode.

    Edited by twelveways at 18:55:15 25-10-2013
  • orpheus 25 Oct 2013 19:59:20 1,014 posts
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    twelveways wrote: Ike episode.
    KICK THE BABY!

    Ahh memories. :D

    Edited by orpheus at 19:59:38 25-10-2013

    Edited by orpheus at 19:59:53 25-10-2013
  • Trane 31 Oct 2013 12:29:09 4,059 posts
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    Well that was bloody brilliant. Haven't laughed that much during SP for a while.
  • Syrette 31 Oct 2013 16:52:02 44,254 posts
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    Brilliant episode, Mr Mackay and Ike the stars.

    8/10.

  • Syrette 31 Oct 2013 17:17:12 44,254 posts
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    Okay, guy. You better tell the mods on here to lock all the rating threads, and tell reviewers around the world that they're in a meaningless occupation.

    Can you tell us more about how much you hate recent South Park instead?

    Edited by Syrette at 17:20:02 31-10-2013

  • El_MUERkO 31 Oct 2013 17:18:19 17,149 posts
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    Stop moaning about how everything was better back in the day. It is truly meaningless.
  • Baihu1983 31 Oct 2013 17:30:40 3,638 posts
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    Just caught the Goth episode and loved it. Show has been great so far this season.
  • Rhaegyr 31 Oct 2013 18:49:12 2,750 posts
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    I've not seen the Goth episode yet but a mate showed me the intro on the weekend and I was nearly crying with laughter - whoever did that Robert Smith impression deserves a raise.
  • kinky_mong 1 Nov 2013 11:05:46 10,868 posts
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    You heard it here folks, his opinion is "true and undisputed"!

    Hahaha, what a supercilious cunt!

    All the eurogamers who actually play with each other on xbl rather than just post pseudointellectual pc handwringing bollocks on the forums, love the shit out of biggy.

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