"South Park" sets hourlong "Pandemic Special" for September 30

September 16, 2020 – 13:02 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net“South Park” has set a one-night, hourlong “Pandemic Special” about the numerous issues of 2020, which will air on September 30, The Hollywood Reporter cited Comedy Central as saying.

The usual 30-minute show has done several multiple-part series in the past, but never an episode running longer than a half-hour in the show’s 23-year history (not counting the feature film, “South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut”).

“Randy comes to terms with his role in the outbreak as the on-going pandemic presents continued challenges to the citizens of South Park. The kids happily head back to school but nothing resembles the normal that they once knew; not their teachers, not their homeroom, not even Eric Cartman,” reads a summary of the special. A clip (below) was also released.

Last fall, “South Park” was renewed through 2022. It is unclear when a new, full season will premiere.

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