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South Park: An Elephant Makes Love to a Pig

The boys want to breed Kyle's new elephant and Cartman's pot-bellied pig to create a tiny, pot-bellied elephant. They hope to create a terrific pet and win the school science fair. They visit Mephesto, a genetic engineer, for advice, but find that Chef knows best when it comes to breeding. Meanwhile, Stan's sister is making his life a living hell.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x5
Production Number: 105
Airdate: Wednesday September 10th, 1997



  • Currently 9.2/10
9.2/10 (9 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Jennifer HowellJennifer Howell
voiced Bebe
Recurring
Main Cast
Trey Parker (2)
voiced Stan Marsh, Eric Theodore Cartman, Herbert Garrison, Officer Barbrady, Terrance, Timmy, Ned Gerblanski, Satan, Randy Marsh,& Various
Matt Stone
voiced Kyle Broflovski, Kenny McKormick, Gerald Broflovski, Pip Pirrup, Jesus, Jimbo Kearn, Phillip, Saddam & Various
Mary Kay Bergman
voiced Wendy Testaburger, Liane Cartman, Sheila Broflovski, Sharon Marsh, Mrs. McKormick, Mayor McDaniels, Ms. Crabtree & Various

Recap

The boys are at the bus stop when Cartman teases Stan because his sister, Shelley, has given him a black eye. Shelley is moody because she recently got headgear at the dentist. The boys notice Kyle has an elephant, and he tells them he mail-ordered it from Africa. He's upset because his mom says the elephant is too big to keep in the house. Cartman notes that his mom bought him a pot-bellied pig instead. ..

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Episode Notes
Originally, there was supposed to be a scene where Shelley sets Stan on fire, then douses him out with water. Comedy Central forced Matt and Trey to cut it out of fear that impressionable viewers will imitate the stunt and the show would be plagued with the same controversy over dangerous, easily-imitated actions as the MTV shows "Beavis and Butthead" and "Jackass," which explains why after Stan gives Shelley the "family love" bit to keep from getting beaten, there's a shot of Stan on the floor with a puddle of water around him (it should be noted that even though the scene is cut in America, it is shown in other countries).



Episode Quotes
Mr. Garrison: Well spank my ass and call me Charlie, it looks like we have two "A" students in a cloning war.

(Watching an elephant have sex with a pig)
Chef: Now I know how all those white women must have felt.

Stan: What about our elephant pig?
Dr. Mephesto: I'm afraid I can't do that. Haven't you heard that song by Loverboy? (Breaks into song) Pig and elephant DNA just won't splice.

Kyle: Stan, you can use family love as a weapon against Shelley. The next time she's gonna kick your ass, just tell her, "Shelley, you're my sister, and I love you."
Kenny: (Muffled) And I want to take off your bra.

Mr. Hat: I'm your friend, Mr. Hat, Stan. You can tell me anything. Now, who hits you, is it your father, or your mother?
Stan: Oh, neither. It's my sister.
Mr. Garrison: (angry) Your sister?! Oh for Pete's sake, don't be such a little wuss. Stop wasting Mr. Hat's time with pansy little foo-foo problems, and give me back my cocoa!



Cultural References
Dr. Mephesto: Haven't you ever heard that song by Loverboy?

Loverboy was a band that was popular in the 1980's, know for such hits as "Workin' for the Weekend" and "Hot Girls in Love." Members include Mike Reno, Paul Dean, Scott Smith, Doug Johnson, and Matt Frenette.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorTrey Parker (2)  |  Matt Stone
 
Warning: South Park season 1 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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