South Park (season 1)

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South Park Season 1
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes13
Broadcast
Original channelComedy Central
Original runAugust 13, 1997 – February 25, 1998
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Home video release
DVD release
Region 1November 12, 2002
Region 2October 22, 2005
Region 4October 4, 2005
List of South Park episodes

The first season of South Park had 13 episodes. It ran from August 13, 1997 to February 25, 1998.

Episodes[change | change source]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date[1] Production
code
U.S. viewers
(million)
11"Cartman Gets an Anal Probe"Trey Parker[2]Trey Parker & Matt StoneAugust 13, 1997 (1997-08-13)1010.98[3]
22"Weight Gain 4000"Trey Parker & Matt StoneTrey Parker & Matt StoneAugust 20, 1997 (1997-08-20)102
N/A
33"Volcano"Trey Parker & Matt StoneTrey Parker & Matt StoneAugust 27, 1997 (1997-08-27)1031.0[3]
44"Big Gay Al's Big Gay Boat Ride"Trey Parker[4]Trey Parker & Matt Stone[4]September 3, 1997 (1997-09-03)104
N/A
55"An Elephant Makes Love to a Pig"(uncredited)Trey Parker, Matt Stone & Dan SterlingSeptember 10, 1997 (1997-09-10)105
N/A
66"Death"Matt StoneTrey Parker & Matt StoneSeptember 17, 1997 (1997-09-17)1061.3[3]
77"Pinkeye"Trey Parker & Matt StoneTrey Parker, Matt Stone & Philip StarkOctober 29, 1997 (1997-10-29)1072.7[5]
88"Starvin' Marvin"Trey ParkerTrey ParkerNovember 19, 1997 (1997-11-19)1092.2[6]
99"Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo"Trey Parker & Matt StoneTrey ParkerDecember 17, 1997 (1997-12-17)1104.5[7]
1010"Damien"Trey ParkerTrey Parker & Matt StoneFebruary 4, 1998 (1998-02-04)1085.1[8][9]
1111"Tom's Rhinoplasty"(uncredited)Trey ParkerFebruary 11, 1998 (1998-02-11)1114.1[10]
1212"Mecha-Streisand"Trey ParkerTrey Parker, Philip Stark & Matt StoneFebruary 18, 1998 (1998-02-18)1125.4[11]
1313"Cartman's Mom Is a Dirty Slut"Trey ParkerTrey Parker & David R. GoodmanFebruary 25, 1998 (1998-02-25)1136.4[12]

References[change | change source]

  1. "South Park Full Episode Guides from Season 1 on COMEDY CENTRAL". TV Guide. Retrieved February 2, 2012.
  2. Littlefield, Kinney (February 1, 1998). "South Park is a Far-out Place to Play". AAP Newsfeed. LexisNexis. (subscription required)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Johnson-Woods, Toni (2007). Blame Canada!: South Park And Popular Culture. New York, New York: Continuum International Publishing Group. pp. 6–8. ISBN 0-8264-1730-2.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Primetime Emmy Awards nominations for 1998 – Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming One Hour or Less)". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved January 24, 2012.
  5. Pergament, Alan (November 5, 1997). "A High Point for Murphy Brown and Big Sweeps Premiere for Ch. 49". The Buffalo News. Buffalo, New York.
  6. Duffy, Mike (December 16, 1997). "Rudeness rules! Comedy Central hit South Park is smarter than it looks". Detroit Free Press. p. 1D.
  7. Houston, David (December 22, 1997). "South Park". City News Service. Los Angeles.
  8. "Comedy Central's "Mecha-Streisand" Episode of South Park Breaks Its Own Ratings Record by a Nose With a 6.9 HH Rating Beating ABC". New York, New York: Business Wire. February 20, 1998.
  9. McCabe, Janet; Akass, Kim (2007). Quality TV: Contemporary American Television and Beyond. I. B. Tauris. p. 91. ISBN 978-1-84511-511-1.
  10. Freeman, Michael; Cooper, Jim (February 16, 1998). "Drawing in viewers; animation is breaking out around the dial as networks seek younger audiences". Mediaweek.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  11. Kushman, Rick (February 25, 1998). "Goin' South". The Sacramento Bee. p. F1.
  12. "The growth of trash TV concerns media watchers". The Augusta Chronicle. May 5, 1998. Retrieved January 17, 2012.

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