‘South Park’ set to take on pandemic with coronavirus special

Lawrence Kim
September 16, 2020

The kids head back to school, only to find that what they had known to expect from school is going to be very different.

South Park is set to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic head on. The episode in question will air on the cable network on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

South Park is coming back - and addressing the current global health crisis.

Typically we could count upon a show like South Park to take aim at the issues of the day and give it an over-the-top, weird comedic spin, but when you factor in COVID-19, lockdowns, Asian Murder Hornets, civil unrest, and a hell of a lot more, the lives we're actually living feel freakish enough. Fans will have next-day access to new episodes, as well as the entire South Park library, across numerous internet-connected devices with a HBO Max subscription.

Don't be surprised if you hear the phrase, "Oh my God, the coronavirus killed Kenny!", because South Park is leaning into the insanity of 2020 with a brand new special episode called "The Pandemic Special".

The most recent season finished airing in December 2019.

The show, which usually runs for 30 minutes, has never done an episode running longer than a half-hour in its 23-year history.

South Pаrk creаtors Trey Pаrker аnd Mаtt Stone will write аnd executive produce the speciаl. Eric Stough, Adrien Beard, Bruce Howell, Jack Shia and Vernon Chatman are producers on the show.

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