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Slideshow: Some Favorite 'South Park' Celebrity Parodies

October 22nd, 2008 10:35am EDT
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Are you a celebrity that's outspoken with a cause? Have rumored secrets of you been floating around for years? Have you been acquitted from a crime you most likely were guilty of? Are you famous for being a rich spoiled partier? If so, chances are you have or at some point will be characterized in South Park. Check out this slideshow of a few of our favorite celebrity parodies.

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Meeting Mr. Jefferson: (aka Michael Jackson) The boys meet Blanket and his father, Michael Jefferson.

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Underrated/Overrated 'Saturday Night Live' Weekend Update Anchors

October 20th, 2008 12:48pm EDT
Kevin Nealon
Last week and for the next few, "Saturday Night Live" will move its oldest property, "Weekend Update" to primetime.

It seems we can no longer call the cast the Not-Ready-For-Primetime Players as they bring their cornerstone segment to a timeslot previously occupied by shows like "Frasier" and "Friends". This gives SNL a chance to enter the mainstream in a way it never has before, and with the endless wave of news (both straightforward and comedic) "Weekend Update" is the perfect vehicle to bring late night to primetime.

Unfortunately, those who don't like to stay up late are forc...
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'South Park: The Complete Eleventh Season- Uncensored' Comes To DVD Aug. 12

August 8th, 2008 8:30pm EDT
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In the 11th season of South Park, Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny attempt to rescue Imaginationland from nuclear annihilation, discover the secret behind the Easter Bunny and get head lice. Released via Comedy Central Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment, "South Park: The Complete Eleventh Season- Uncensored" DVD arrives in stores nationwide on Tuesday, August 12 and will also be available at http://shop.comedycentral.com.

"South Park: The Complete Eleventh Season- Uncensored" DVD is an exclusive three-disc collector's edition comprised of all 14 legendary episodes. In...
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God's Pottery Discusses New EP put out by Comedy Central

February 13th, 2008 9:06am EST
When Jeremiah Smallchild and Gideon Lamb started performing as God's Pottery they were just two little fish in the big pond that is NYC. But as they started nibbling at that ol' Apple, they grew larger in size until they came to the attention of Comedy Central Records, who decided to release an EP of the Christian acoustic duo's wholesome brand of foot-tapping fun. But in this modern world, where the Internet, cell phones, and reality TV dominate the cultural landscape, is there still room for God? Jerimiah and Gideon think so, and they're not going to give up until we're all singing his ...
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Starpulse.com's South Park Season 11 Recap

November 29th, 2007 3:35pm EST
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You thought I was done, didn’t you?

Its 15 weeks until the premiere of season twelve. What’s a girl to do until then? How about reflecting on the good times? In the fictitious little town of South Park, Colorado, Kyle has to stab Jesus in the neck to save Easter, Cartman jumps over the homeless, Stan exposes Bono as a piece of s--t, and Kenny dies... again. And we’re not even half way through the season. Let’s face it, what’s a commentary without a recap?

With Apologies to Jesse Jackson

"The clue is people who annoy you."

Stan becomes a social outcast when his dad blurts ...
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'South Park' Season 11 Turns In Its Best Performance Since 1998

November 16th, 2007 4:12pm EST
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The season began with apologies to Jesse Jackson, ended with Abe Lincoln and featured Hillary's snuke, Al Gore's worst nightmare, the instant classic "Imaginationland" trilogy and, oh yeah, a second Emmy Award in between.

"South Park's" spectacular season 11 earned remarkable ratings, recording the most-watched (total viewers) and highest- rated (Men 18-24) season since 1998, as well as the highest-rated season since 2000 among Persons 18-49.

The 11th season of "South Park" was watched by 3.6 million total viewers (P2+), up +4% versus last year's 10th anniversary season and the m...
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Celebrity Birthdays, October 8

October 8th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Sigourney Weaver
Happy Birthday to Terminator 3's T-X Kristanna Loken (1979), actor Matt Damon (1970), American singer CeCe Winans (1964), actress Stephanie Zimbalist (1956), Kool & The Gang frontman Robert "Kool" Bell (1950), Alien fighter Sigourney Weaver (1949), Johnny (1948) and C-Jay (1965) Ramone of punk pioneers The Ramones, congressman Dennis Kucinich (1946), Goosebumps author R.L. Stine (1943), Saturday Night Live alum Chevy Chase (1943), activist Jesse Jackson (1941), knife-wielding Aussie Paul Hogan (1939), Kill Bill star David Carradine (1936), and Dune author Frank Herbert (1920).
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Columbian Rebels Ask Stars To Help Foster a Prisoner Exchange

November 10th, 2006 1:35pm EST
Denzel Washington
A Colombian rebel group has appealed to actor Denzel Washington and filmmakers Oliver Stone and Michael Moore to advocate a deal with the U.S. government to swap imprisoned guerrillas for American hostages. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) addresses a letter to several left-wing figures besides Washington, Stone and Moore, including activist Reverend Jesse Jackson, scholar Noam Chomsky, writer James Petras and abolitionist Angela Davis.

FARC spokesman Paul Reyes says, "To the people of the United States, we ask for your always generous solidarity to pressure President...
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Celebrity Birthdays, October 8

October 8th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Sigourney Weaver
Happy Birthday to Terminator 3's T-X Kristanna Loken (1979), actor Matt Damon (1970), American singer CeCe Winans (1964), actress Stephanie Zimbalist (1956), Kool & The Gang frontman Robert "Kool" Bell (1950), Alien fighter Sigourney Weaver (1949), Johnny (1948) and C-Jay (1965) Ramone of punk pioneers The Ramones, congressman Dennis Kucinich (1946), Goosebumps author R.L. Stine (1943), Saturday Night Live alum Chevy Chase (1943), activist Jesse Jackson (1941), knife-wielding Aussie Paul Hogan (1939), Kill Bill star David Carradine (1936), and Dune author Frank Herbert (1920).
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BET Salutes Richard Pryor

December 19th, 2005 12:02pm EST
Richard Pryor
Richard Pryor's ground-breaking, irreverent style of comedy created hysterical laughter laced with race, sex, drugs, adult language and controversy. Before his death last week at age 65, Pryor inspired multiple generations of comedians who have pushed the envelope of their art form in his image. BET will honor the memory of Pryor in a celebrity-filled BET News special "Richard Pryor: The Funniest Man Dead or Alive." Premiering Monday, Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, BET News personality Jacque Reid hosts this poignant salute to the talented comedian and actor.

In a BET News exclusive, ...
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