South Park Studios FAQ

Compiled by Willie Westwood
from the list of questions answered by the staff at South Park Studios.

Part 25 - Spring 2007

Some commentary is provided in the third column
June 19, 2007
Q. - Is the production team on holidays or something? Get back to work already...A. - Yes; the team takes a break after each half of the season is finished. Production on the new episodes hasn't begun yet, and they won't air until October.
June 18, 2007
Q. - Games, where are they?A. - Try http://www.southparkstudios.com/games/games.php and http://www.southparkstudios.com/mobile/game10/.
June 17, 2007
Q. - In episode 605, Randy said "We gave those kids everything, and they turned into little John Walkers!" Who is that?A. - John Walker Lindh, an American who fought for the Taliban.
June 16, 2007
Q. - Can the Manbearpig episode be purchased on DVD?A. - Manbearpig is on the Season 10 DVD, which will be available later this year.
Q. - Will there be a Season 12?A. - Yep! Season 12 should air next year.
June 9, 2007
Q. - Is there a site where you can create your own South Park character?A. - Yes! [they] have a "Create A Character" game on South Park Studios under "games". Definitely check it out!
June 6, 2007
Q. - Do you guys know that people in French Canada aren't really like the people in France? Do you portray them that way just like you portray Canadians in general, or just to make fun of the stereotypes?A. - Could be a little bit of both. (South Park is a comedy; don't take it too seriously.)
June 4, 2007
Q. - Can you tell is anything about any of the episodes coming in October? Maybe just a hint of what is to come?A. - Sorry, we can't. (We're not even entirely sure what they'll be about yet!)
May 31, 2007
Q. - Will there be a "Basketball 2" or a "Team America 2?"A. - Anything is possible, but probably not.There was never a BASketball, so there won't be a BASketball 2. ;)
May 27, 2007
Q. - In "Follow That Egg", Stan tries his best to impress Wendy but at the end of the episode, he doesn't give a crap about her. Why is that so?A. - Humans are a weird species.This way, he has the upper hand. He can talk shit about her while knowing that she's not gonna talk shit about him.
Q. - Why are celebrity faces now drawn instead of having a real picture as in the beginning? Is it a matter of rights or something?A. - South Park has done both styles for celebrities.
May 26, 2007
Q. - Are Matt and Trey aware that their animation was parodied in the Japanese anime "FLCL"?A. - It's kind of an honor, don't you think?
May 25, 2007
Q. - Wait, now Ms. Garrison is a woman and likes other women... is he/she considered gay?A. - Garrison has come full circle.She considers herself a lesbian woman, not a heterosexual man. Apparently, she's not a complete freak anymore.
Q. - Do you have a South Park Monopoly game?A. - Well, at the Comedy Central Store, there's a South Park chess, Uno, and trivia game! How's that?
May 22, 2007
Q. - What channels is South Park on, and when?A. - Check your local listings at http://tv.tribune.com/showfinder/search/1,1001,southpark,00.html.
May 21, 2007
Q. - What does "D-Yikes" mean?A. - A "Dyke" is a slang term for a lesbian.
Q. - Why do I get in trouble for saying "fuck" at school when America has freedom of speech?A. - Freedom of Speech applies to the government and not necessarily to other entities.
May 17, 2007
Q. - Are these questions real, or do you just make them up to advertise South Park DVDs?A. - These questions are all real. We just get A LOT of questions about South Park DVDs.
Q. - Is there really a club called Hair Club for Men? Because my dad got a call from them and I started laughing...A. - Sort of. "Hair Club for Men" is a real company that makes products for people experiencing hair loss.There's no Hare Club for Men, though.
May 16, 2007
Q. - You guys should go BEEP yourself if you think South Park is not meant for kids. were not retarded...A. - Officially, South Park is for "mature audiences", but unofficially, you really shouldn't take everything we say here seriously. Also I think you meant "we're" instead of "were".
May 15, 2007
Q. - In the commentary for the Willzyx episode, Matt and Trey mention they made some crew t-shirts with the boys pictures. Are these available?A. - We gave out some as trivia prizes. You should play! Maybe we'll give out more in the future.
May 14, 2007
Q. - Will you guys ever put episode downloads on this site?A. - Probably not.
Q. - What is the point of making a South Park episode in HD? It's just construction paper cutouts.A. - Well, the only episode remade in HD so far is "Good Times with Weapons" which featured a lot of high-quality anime-style animation.
May 10, 2007
Q. - When is episode 1109 going to be released?A. - A week after episode 1108, which is scheduled for October 3rd. So 1109 should follow on October 10th.
Q. - What time does the trivia games start in england (GMT)?A. - Add 4 hours to the US Eastcoast time to get GMT. (Add another hour if you're on British Summer Time or BST).
May 9, 2007
Q. - I downloaded a funny ring tone about randy being an alcoholic. Was that an episode, and if so, which one? If not, you should make one!A. - The season 9 episode "Bloody Mary" dealt heavily with Randy's alcoholism.
May 6, 2007
Q. - what software is used to create south park?A. - There's an in-depth article on this topic at Apple's Pro site (http://www.apple.com/pro/profiles/southpark/). Check it out!
Q. - Is kyle a jew?A. - Most definitely.
May 5, 2007
Q. - I have a question about the photorealistic drawing in "Free Willzyx", are the likenesses of Stan and Kyle based on Trey and Matt (maybe a school photo?), if so, who are Kenny and Cartman based on?A. - This has been answered previously, but they are based on the son of a staff member.
Q. - Can I send drawings of South Park to the site?A. - No, but we do have a fanart forum on the BBS. Check it out!
Q. - Why does Kenny die and go to hell in the South Park Movie, but go to Heaven during the series?A. - Well, he went to Heaven at the end of the movie, implying he had been forgiven for or corrected his mistakes.
May 3, 2007
Q. - When will we see the last episode of season 11?A. - Seven more episodes are scheduled to air beginning October 3rd. You do the math.
April 30, 2007
Q. - Regarding Go God Go, while people will always act within the bounds of human nature -- good people being good and bad people being bad, it takes religion to make good people bad.A. - Well, many religions also give people good reasons NOT to do bad things. And while people may do terrible things in the name of religion or via religion, they may have well still done them without the religion there -- it's just a justification provided for a choice already made.
April 29, 2007
Q. - I have a hilarious episode idea. Will you take episode idea submissions?A. - We do not take story ideas. Sorry.
April 28, 2007
Q. - Can I get MP4 formats of south park episodes?A. - The episodes on the iTunes store are encoded with H.264, aka MPEG-4 Part 10.
April 27, 2007
Q. - When will South Park be aired in HD and on what service?A. - There's only ONE episode of South Park in HD currently and it's available via XBox Live. If more are coming, we'll let you know.
April 26, 2007
Q. - Why isn't it considered obscene (by the FCC) to play Girls Gone Wild commercials during South Park?A. - On a station that broadcasts via air, it would be. The same rules do not apply to cable.
April 24, 2007
Q. - Will there be another South Park game? If so, PLEASE ON PS2!!!A. - We just recently released a game for cellphones. It's called "South Park 10 the Game" and you should totally check it out.
March 27, 2007
Q. - Why do they curse if they're nine years old?A. - Pretty sure that's what 9 year olds do.
March 26, 2007
Q. - Will you release seasons in high definition (HD or Blue Ray)?A. - "Good Times with Weapons" is available on HD-DVD and in HD on XBox 360 Live. That's about it for now.
March 25, 2007
Q. - What is the name of the song played in "Lice Capades" when Travis is picked up by the fly and taken to his new habitat?A. - It's from Gabriel Faure's "Requiem" (specifically the Pie Jesu movement.)
March 23, 2007
Q. - In "Cartman Sucks", Cartman is saying Kyle has the photo, but then how was he able to show the picture at school?A. - He took the photo on his digital camera then loaded it to the projector he used in class.
Q. - What was the lice's storyline in "Lice Capades" a homage/parody of?A. - It wasn't a homage to anything in particular.
Q. - Seriously, what do you guys eat/drink/smoke to get through that 120 hour work week?!A. - Tacos.
March 22, 2007
Q. - How many times did they drop the N bomb in episode 1101?A. - 42 times.
Q. - Any chance of re-releasing earlier seasons uncensored?A. - Yes, there is a chance.