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South Park: Here Comes the Neighborhood

The other students tease Token because his family is wealthy. Feeling out of place, he convinces several rich celebrities to move to South Park. Even while playing with his new rich friends, he still feels out of place, so he moves into the lion den at the zoo. The South Park residents are uncomfortable with all the new wealthy celebrities, and try to drive them out of town.


Episode Info


Episode number: 5x12
Production Number: 512
Airdate: Wednesday November 28th, 2001

Director: Eric Stough
Writer: Trey Parker (2)


  • Currently 9.1/10
9.1/10 (7 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Adrien Beard
voiced Token Williams/ Token's Dad
Recurring
Matt Prager
voiced Unknown
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
Mona Marshall
voiced Sheila Broflovski, Linda Stotch & Various
Eliza Schneider
voiced Mayor McDaniels, Liane Cartman, Mrs. McKormick, Wendy Testaburger, Shelly Marsh, Sharon Marsh & Various
Episode Notes
We don't see how Kenny dies in the episode, but he is visibly dead near the end of the episode.

We learn that Token's last name is Williams.



Episode Quotes
Token: Mom? Dad? Why do we have a bigger house than everybody else in South Park?
Bob: Well, because we have more money, son.
Token: I know. But why?
Bob: W... Well, because we went to graduate school and therefore have more lucrative jobs than most people in town. For instance, your mother is a chemist for a pharmaceutical company, whereas your friend Eric Cartman's mother is a crack whore. One pays more than the other.

Token: I'm just so happy you guys moved into town. You see, I used to be the only rich kid. All the other families here are kinda low to middle-income.
Lisa: Why? What happened to all their money?
Token: Well, they never really had any money.
Lisa: Well, then, why don't their daddies just act in a movie?



Episode Goofs
At the beginning of the episode when Butters is at the front of the class giving his volcano report, you can also see him seated in the classroom.



Cultural References
Cartman: All the rest of us have to buy our clothes at J mart! Have you even been inside a J mart, Token?

J Mart is a spoof of K Mart, the discount department store.

Cartman: (holds up the DVD of The Lion King) Oh, well, let me take this disk up to the Enterprise and see if Captain Kirk can decrypt it.

The Lion King
(1994) is a Disney movie about the life of a young lion who must come to realize his place on the African savanna.

The Enterprise and Captain Kirk are references to the sci-fi television series, Star Trek.

Token: (to Frederick) And this is the room where my mom and dad keep their original Van Gogh painting.

Token is referring to artwork by the Dutch post-impressionist painter, Vincent Van Gogh.

Lion 2: You're not becoming a lion. The only way you can do that is to see Aslan.

Aslan is a lion character from The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, a fantasy novel for children written by C. S. Lewis.



Episode References
Cartman: (to Ms. Choksondik, under his breath) I'll make you eat your parents!

This is a reference to the episode from earlier this season, "Scott Tenorman Must Die."



Other Episode Crew

CreatorTrey Parker (2)  |  Matt Stone
 
Warning: South Park season 5 episode 12 guide may contain spoilers
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