TAKE AMBIEN! All Rights Reserved. Parker said of it, "This was the episode that just vaulted everything. — I'm not a Ren and Stimpy fan. An album of the same name consisting of versions of songs from the show as well as a number of additional songs was released the week prior to the episode's original air date, December 1, 1999. Lyrics to 'Mr. Rohan said South Park "can be brilliantly over the edge, but often tonight, it sorely needs a comic bungee cord". Avec la musique en streaming sur Deezer, découvrez plus de 56 millions de titres, créez gratuitement vos propres playlists, explorez des genres différents et partagez vos titres préférés avec vos amis. Kyle leaves the school feeling lonely and excluded because he cannot celebrate Christmas with everyone else. (, "I'm sorry, Kyle. [3], "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" is the first episode in which Kenny was not killed. The Magical Helicrapter is a small helicopter made almost entirely out of feces. Christmas leaves, he must leave too. Stan: Wait wait wait!! Occupation His high-pitched greeting, "Howdy-ho", was equally recognizable and became one of the most quoted lines from the show's first season. Wife You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls. We and our partners will store and/or access information on your device through the use of cookies and similar technologies, to display personalised ads and content, for ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development. Even when using his poo magic to stand up against foes, he's usually able to keep his cool. [3] Not all reviews of "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" were positive. Christmas Spirit and Mascot; Director of the Annual Christmas Pageant, "Golly, that isn't very nice. (phhhft) "[12] Doug Pratt, a DVD reviewer and Rolling Stone contributor, said, "Technically, the Christmas episode might well be the show's best effort, artistically, because it tackles the PC-ification of Christmas head-on, and also has an interesting psychological subtext: does the hero actually see Mr. Hankey, or does he have some serious psychological problems? Flush him down but he's never goooooooone!!!! "Wul, I thought maybe I could get them in a defecation lawsuit". Potato Head toy set.[25]. Mr. Hankey was originally created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone while they had only recently met as students at the University of Colorado at Boulder, well before they concieved of South Park itself. [...] South Park refuses sanitization through the gross-out factor. The unsuccessful efforts by the South Park Elementary School in the episode to include people of non-Christian denomination were inspired by similarly failed attempts Parker and Stone witnessed growing up. "[22], The episode has also been described as simultaneously embracing and parodying animated Christmas specials like A Charlie Brown Christmas, Frosty the Snowman and It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. [1] The episode also earned a 51 share of the male demographic aged between 18 and 24; a share represents the percentage of households using a television at the time the program is airing. The album reached #33 on Billboard's 1999 Christmas albums. In another plot strand, the townspeople remove all religious aspects of Christmas from South Park to remain politically correct and inoffensive. [39] Matt Roush of USA Today praised the episode, which he described as "ribald, raunchy and riotous". The Poo-Choo Express makes a return in "I Should Have Never Gone Ziplining", where it was seen briefly as the last vehicle Hankey used to take the boys home. Parker and Stone felt Mr. Hankey should embody the wholesomeness and morals of cartoons from the 1930s, so they designed him to resemble the version of Mickey Mouse in the 1928 cartoon Steamboat Willie, particularly in his eyes. The episode is styled as a variety show and features Mr. Hankey as the host;[4] he sits by the fire in his sewer home and introduces shorts featuring unusual holiday songs. His smell and his spirit lingers oooooooooonnnnnn!!!! But all of these stories seem kinda...gay, 'coz we all know who brightens up our holiday..... Mr. hankey the christmas poo, small and brown, he comes from you. While Kyle is brushing his teeth, Mr. Hankey comes out of the toilet, singing "Carols" and writing words, like "Noel" on the mirror and spreading feces stains everywhere he goes, prompting Kyle's father to blame Kyle for the mess and as added punishment, to think about his "poor mother stuck cleaning up this mess*. Mr. Hankey's voice is provided by series co-creator Trey Parker. He is a jolly Poo that visits anyone on Christmas that has a lot of high fiber in their diets. Kyle: Ugggghhh!!!! "[22], Some writers consider Mr. Hankey one of the most easily recognizable and popular of the non-regular South Park characters. However, the trio later said that the executives passed on the series, after not being fond of the show having to include a talking poo character and thought that the adult animated sitcom should be revolved around a family rather than children in order to be successful. '", Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo (South Park episode), "Fox Refused to Take 'South Park' in 1997 Because of One Character, and Something Else as well", "That Time Fox Refused To Pick Up South Park Because Of Mr. Hankey", "Could you please list the Five Most Notorious Episodes in order? Sometimes he hangs of the end of your ass and won't fall in the toilet 'coz he's just clinging to your sphincter and he won't drop off so you shake your ass around, try to get him to drop in the toilet and finally it doooooeeees!!!!! The Seven Turdy Seven, also seen in "I Should Have Never Gone Ziplining", is a large aircraft also built out of fecal matter. "A Lonely Jew on Christmas" has been described as a "classic song",[41] and "Kyle's Mom is a Big Fat Bitch", which reviewers described as one of Cartman's trademarks,[25] was included in the 1999 South Park film, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut. Although the two went to different schools, they both witnessed Jewish children get beat up and bullied because both of their schools had very few Jewish students to begin with; although Stone himself is Jewish, he was not raised as a practicing Jew and so he did not experience much of the bullying himself firsthand. ", "Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics", "Korn's Groovy Pirate Ghost Mystery" and "Pinkeye". He returns for "A Very Crappy Christmas" in which we meet his a wife Autumn, who has a drinking problem. I'm trying!! [23] It has also been described as a commentary on the way Jewish children are overlooked during the Christmas holiday; this theme is overtly stated by Stan, who says at the end of the episode that Jews and Hanukkah "can be cool" as well as Christmas. The album features more songs than the show. Mr. Hankey as a card for the special Christmas event; he increases the charge rate of all allied units for twenty seconds, allowing them to use their special powers. He sometimes dons a little sailor's hat when he's not acting in his capacity as a mascot. [30] Composer Philip Glass composes the avant-garde musical score for the non-denominational Christmas play. "Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics" is the fifteenth episode of the third season of the animated television series South Park and the 46th episode of the series overall. The final component of the character came into play during production on the episode "Damien", then intended as a Christmas special, and including a cameo appearance from Mr. Hankey. I can see his head!! He could also travel via the Poo-Choo Express, as well as the magical Helicraptor, and the Seven-Turdy Seven. "[3] The do-it-yourself kit in the live action commercial, in which families can make their own Mr. Hankey, is similar to the Mr. [36] Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock, author of Taking South Park Seriously, said, "This episode arguably pushes the boundaries of what is acceptable, both for Christmas specials and television in general, farther than any previous one." Mr Hankey le Petit Caca Noël, Épisode 9 de la Saison 1 de South Park, une série TV de Trey Parker lancée en 1997. In "Chef's Chocolate Salty Balls" the boys meet him in the sewer and he explains how the Hollywood people, led by Robert Redford were destroying the ecosystem. He revealed his religion by writing "NOEL" in feces on Kyle's mirror. At home, Kyle is scolded by his parents for believing in Mr. Hankey. Parker said this was decided because of his frustration with the character Mr. Snuffleupagus in the children's show Sesame Street; for his first 14 years on the show, Mr. Snuffleupagus was an imaginary character seen only by Big Bird, which Parker said "really bummed me out". I'm Mr. Hankey the christmas poo! He and Matt Stone conceived an adult animated show of what is known today as South Park, where Stan, Kyle, Kenny, and Cartman are main protagonists, with Mr. Hankey being a minor character that would be saved for future episodes. He reappears briefly in "Red Sleigh Down" with his poo-choo train. The episode received generally positive reviews and has been described as one of the classic South Park episodes. The episode was also the first time Mr. Garrison was portrayed as an anti-semite and racist, particularly when he asks Mayor McDaniels if she can get rid of all the Mexicans in South Park. After the shorts began to generate interest for a possible television series, Parker and Stone conceived the idea of an adult-animated show with four children as main protagonists, and one of the minor characters included a talking stool named Mr. Hankey. Heavily influenced by the Peanuts Christmas special A Charlie Brown Christmas from 1965, "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" was the first South Park (fully animated series) Christmas Special episode, the first musical episode, and the only episode in season one (and therefore the first time in the series) in which Kenny does not die. (, "Oh, I'm SO sorry. [17] Parker and Stone recorded commentary track for each episode, but they were not included with the DVDs due to "standards" issues with some of the statements; Parker and Stone refused to allow the tracks to be edited and censored, so they were released in a CD completely separately from the DVDs. That [special] was definitely a huge part of my life growing up.