Chef Aid

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"Chef Aid"
South Park episode
Episode no.Season 2
Episode 14
Directed byTrey Parker
Written by
Production code214
Original air dateOctober 7, 1998 (1998-10-07)

"Chef Aid" is the fourteenth episode in the second season of the American animated television series South Park. It is the 27th episode of the series overall. It originally aired on Comedy Central in the United States on October 7, 1998. Trey Parker and Matt Stone wrote the episode and Parker directed it. In the episode, Eric Cartman and Stan Marsh try to help Chef. A music company sues Chef, so the boys hold a music festival to raise money. They invite all the famous musicians Chef has known and helped in his life.[1]

Plot[change | change source]

Chef believes Alannis Morisette has stolen a song he wrote, "Stinky Britches." He calls the record company and asks them to put his name on the song. But then the record company sues Chef for harassment. They hire Johnnie Cochran as their lawyer. Cochran uses his "Chewbacca defense." That means he talks to the jury about the Star Wars character Chewbacca. This confuses them, and Cochran wins. The judge says Chef must pay a lot of money or else go to prison.

Stan Marsh, Kyle Bravlofski, Eric Cartman, and Kenny McCormick try to help Chef by selling candy bars. Instead, they end up talking to famous musicians whom Chef has helped in the past. Elton John says Chef helped him make better lyrics for his songs. Ozzy Ozbourne says Chef inspired his bat performance.

Johnny Cochran sees how much people love Chef and agrees to be Chef's lawyer. He uses the Chewbacca defense again and he wins. The record company puts Chef's name on the song.

Album[change | change source]

The crew made an album Chef Aid: The South Park Album. It has full versions of the songs made for the episode. Not all of the songs were in the episode.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Phil Dyess-Nugent (September 9, 2012). "South Park (Classic): "Cow Days"/"Chef Aid"". A.V. Club.
  2. David Browne (January 8, 1999). "Chef Aid: The South Park Album". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 7, 2021.

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