"The Script Pile" is a biweekly column on Splitsider that takes a look at the screenplays for high-profile movie and TV comedies that never made it to the screen.
In 1996, a year ahead of Comedy Central picking up South Park, the show's co-creator Trey Parker sold his first movie. Called Fuzzies, the script was written by a 24-year-old Parker, and it's a hard-to-classify feature, different than anything Parker and partner-in-crime Matt Stone have made in the nearly two decades since.
Fuzzies is a live-action movie about a mentally disabled 9-year-old boy defending his small Colorado town from being destroyed by eight-foot-tall monsters that live in the mountains. The [...]