South Park has created four Presidential election episodes in its 16 seasons. In 2000, “Trapper Keeper” staged an election and a recount in Ike’s kindergarten class. In 2004, “Douche and Turd” had the students of South Park Elementary vote between two mascots – Giant Douche and Turd Sandwich. And in 2008, “About Last Night” showed a post-concession speech McCain teaming up with Barack, Michelle, and leather catsuit clad Sarah Palin to steal a valuable diamond. “About Last Night” was notably finished prior to the election, making scenes like this particularly impressive.
This year, South Park predicted the future again with “Obama Wins!” Though it was [...]