God bless “South Park” for its ability, alone among half-hour animated shows, to turn out episodes on basically a moment’s notice.
Thanks to that quick turnaround time, Trey Parker and Matt Stone will offer up their take on the 1 percent vs. 99 percent argument that’s fueling the various Occupy protests across the country. The episode, appropriately titled “1%,” airs Wednesday (Nov. 2).
In the “South Park” context, Cartman is (naturally) the 1 percent. But it’s not about money: His poor results on the presidential physical fitness test force everyone into extra gym time, and the other kids, especially Wendy, aren’t happy with him.
Cartman’s not happy either, but he’s more concerned about the 99 percent ganging up on him and saying it’s all his fault. Take a look at Cartman’s pity party:
“South Park” airs at 10 p.m. ET Wednesday on Comedy Central.