1.1K likes. [3] "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" was the fourth-highest overall basic cable entertainment program of 1997. [3] Parker shared the concept with future South Park co-creator Matt Stone when the two met at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and the duo immediately knew they wanted to create a film or production involving Mr. It is located here! Kyle is playing Saint Joseph in the South Park Elementary School's Christmas nativity play, but he is forced to quit when his mother hears of the play and expresses outrage that her Jewish son is being forced to participate in a Christian production. "Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics" is the fifteenth episode of the third season of the animated television series South Park and the 46th episode of the series overall. During the end credits, Jesus dejectedly sings, "Happy Birthday" to himself alone in his television studio. Wikimedia Commons alberga una categoría multimedia sobre Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo. Filmed in a live action TV commercial spoof. (This would not happen again until "Rainforest Shmainforest."). "[26], Alison Halsall said "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" is the strongest example of a history of scatology, the study of excrement, throughout the South Park series. Kyle decides he will bring Mr. Hankey to school to prove he is real, but this only causes more problems as Mr. Hankey disguises himself as an unadorned, dried-out piece of feces when he is around people who do not believe in him, leading Cartman to ask if carrying around boxes with feces in them is some kind of Jewish tradition. [3], "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" is the first episode in which Kenny was not killed. "THE END" then appears, and Kenny is excited and relieved that he has survived the entire episode without getting killed in spite of being involved in dangerous and life-threatening situations throughout. [12] He also said of the Mr. Hankey character, "If you're the sort of person who didn't care for that scene in Trainspotting where the Ewan McGregor character dove down the toilet and into the sewer in pursuit of his lost suppository, the whole Mr. Hankey subplot is going to be deeply disturbing. "[22], Some writers consider Mr. Hankey one of the most easily recognizable and popular of the non-regular South Park characters. Mr. Hankey comes out of the toilet and proves he's real by singing Kyle a Christmas Song, but goes limp when Mr. Broflovski walks in. The Mr. Hankey character was based on an idea Trey Parker's father created when he was toilet-training Trey as a child. Parker cited as an example a chorus concert in which the single Jewish student was asked to sing her own Hanukkah song while everybody else sang Christmas songs; although the idea was to make the student feel special, Parker said it only made her feel more lonely and isolated. An album of the same name consisting of versions of songs from the show as well as a number of additional songs was released the week prior to the episode's original air date, December 1, 1999. Mr hankey the christmas poo small and brown he comes from you XD Chloe Buckingham February 24, 2011 at 7:05 AM hi i think you are so cool Dodsferd Gore November 22, 2010 at 1:02 PM HOWDY … With Hollywood tightening its stranglehold, only a resuscitated Mr. Hankey can save South Park by covering it in shit. [42] Virginia Rohan of The Record said he liked Kyle's song and some of Kenny's antics, but said the episode was not as funny as The Spirit of Christmas shorts. He emerges from the toilet bowl on Christmas … Parker said, "At this point, we just sort of wanted to do a Charlie Brown Christmas South Park version. Parker claimed during a meeting, he said, "One thing we have to know before we really go any further: how do you feel about talking poo?" His high-pitched greeting, "Howdy-ho", was equally recognizable and became one of the most quoted lines from the show's first season. It was included in the third volume, which also included the episodes "Starvin' Marvin", "Mecha-Streisand" and "Tom's Rhinoplasty". [30] Composer Philip Glass composes the avant-garde musical score for the non-denominational Christmas play. [37], Before the episode was released, Debbie Liebling, then-Comedy Central vice president of development and production, herself described the episode as "adorably offensive". 16–Kenny McCormick & Mr. Hankey Poo “The Most Offensive Song Ever” 17–Mr. [11][12] Parker and Stone originally conceived the episode "Damien", which involves a boxing match between Jesus and Satan, as the first season's Christmas episode. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.co.uk. In a return to form, a forbidden love story … "[3], The episode was considered the first South Park musical episode, and included such songs as "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo", "A Lonely Jew on Christmas" and "Kyle's Mom is a Big Fat Bitch". It originally aired on Comedy Central in the United States on December 17, … Since the episode features audio from the Christmas Classics album, which had been recorded months earlier, it marks the final episode in which Bergman's voice is heard. [1] Parker said he refused to flush the toilet as a child, so his father told him if he did not flush down his stool, which he called "Mr. Hankey", it would come to life and kill him. The album features more songs than the show. It originally aired on Comedy Central in the United States on December 17, 1997. John Kricfalusi, the creator of The Ren & Stimpy Show, accused Parker and Stone of stealing the idea for Mr. Hankey from him, which the duo vehemently denied. Mr. Hankey does not come alive in the presence of other characters, so they think that Kyle is delusional. Мистер Хэнки, рождественская какашка Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo Эпизод сериала « Южный Парк » Кайл и мистер Хэнки Основная информация Номер эпизода Сезон 1 Эпизод 110 (#9) … [1] The episode also earned a 51 share of the male demographic aged between 18 and 24; a share represents the percentage of households using a television at the time the program is airing. List of all South Park episodes "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" is the 9th episode of Season One, and the 9th overall episode of South Park. Mr. Hankey The Christmas Poo. After every commercial break, a live action segment featuring a news anchor is shown, saying "Fighting the frizzies, at eleven." The original tape featured a brief clip at the end from WCBS-TV featuring newscaster Rolland Smith informing viewers, "Fighting the frizzies, at eleven." Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo Season 1 E 9 • 12/17/1997 While South Park Elementary is attempting to stage a non-denominational holiday play that won't offend (or entertain) anyone, Kyle … [10] Television journalists said the Spirit of Christmas shorts were precursors to Mr. Hankey and that they shared some common traits, but that the television episode was considered tamer and more tasteful. can be seen sitting outside Mr… [9] It was the first official South Park Christmas episode. Parker said this decision was made because, "Garrison at that point had already shown himself to be the most messed up person in the entire town, and there's obviously so much wrong with him mentally. "[22], The episode has also been described as simultaneously embracing and parodying animated Christmas specials like A Charlie Brown Christmas, Frosty the Snowman and It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. [3], "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" includes several references to the Peanuts holiday special, A Charlie Brown Christmas. During the "Christmas Time in Hell" song Satan is singing along with various celebrities in Hell, including Jeffrey Dahmer, John F. Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Jr., Diana, Princess of Wales, Gene Siskel, Mao Zedong, Genghis Khan, Michael Landon and Jimmy Stewart. Jacobs of Entertainment Weekly said in January 1998 that the episode was "already infamous". "[1] Kricfalusi said he felt other elements of South Park were lifted from his work, and he told media outlets his company Spümcø was contemplating taking legal action against Parker and Stone. well hooooooooowwwdyy ho everyone!!! The episode received generally positive reviews and has been described as one of the classic South Park episodes. Craig Tucker can be seen sitting outside Mr. Mackey's office. When Chef finds out where Kyle is, he reveals to the children that Mr. Hankey does actually exist. Slack, the popular messaging software, also uses the word "hankey" as a shortcut for the Pile of Poo emoji. In another plot strand, the townspeople remove all religious aspects of Christmas from South Park to remain politically correct and inoffensive. [2], Ted Gournelos called "Merry Fucking Christmas" as sung by Mr. Garrison, "ridiculously offensive".[3]. [13], At the time they were writing the episode, Parker and Stone had seen a large number of news reports about government buildings refusing to allow the display of models of the nativity scene and other Christian holiday symbols, in an effort not to offend other religions. [31] Stone said although "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" has become less shocking with time, viewers at the time of the episode's original broadcast were shocked, and some were horrified, at the idea of a living and speaking Christmas stool. " Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo " is the ninth episode of the first season of the American animated television series South Park. Mr. Hankey the "Christmas Poo", voiced by Trey Parker, is a talking piece of feces. Once they made the decision, they decided to make "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" the holiday episode instead; although it would not air until after the "Mr. Hankey" episode, Parker and Stone finished production of "Damien" before working on "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo". In the episode, the Jewish character Kyle feels excluded from the town's celebrations during Christmas, and is comforted by Mr. Hankey, a talking and singing lump of feces wearing a red hat. Kyle começa cantando uma música sobre o Sr. Hankey, o … For my brother, Bil, and his life long … [2] The concept stayed with Parker throughout his childhood; starting in elementary school and throughout his entire education, he would often draw the character in class, wearing a sailor's hat instead of the Santa Claus hat he would later wear in South Park. Both characters appeared in "Damien", which was produced before "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo", but the Christmas episode aired first. [3] Not all reviews of "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" were positive. In September 2008, Russian prosecutors filed a motion to ban the series based on complaints received about this episode. [23] It has also been described as a commentary on the way Jewish children are overlooked during the Christmas holiday; this theme is overtly stated by Stan, who says at the end of the episode that Jews and Hanukkah "can be cool" as well as Christmas. Although the two went to different schools, they both witnessed Jewish children get beat up and bullied because both of their schools had very few Jewish students to begin with; although Stone himself is Jewish, he was not raised as a practicing Jew and so he did not experience much of the bullying himself firsthand. It's also possibly the funniest holiday episode anybody's airing this year. See more ideas about mr hankey, mr., poo. [29] Jacobs also said Mr. Hankey was so popular, he half-jokingly suggested Matt Stone and Trey Parker pursue a spin-off revolving around the character. [22], In addition to the title character, "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" included the first appearances of characters Father Maxi and Mr. Mackey. This allowed Parker and Stone to practically take their pick of guest stars, and led to appearances by Natasha Henstridge in "Tom's Rhinoplasty" and Robert Smith in "Mecha-Streisand". [...] South Park refuses sanitization through the gross-out factor. It's yucky. She demands that the religious elements be taken out of the public school, and threatens to take her case to the mayor. Although the scene was ultimately kept in the episode, Comedy Central executives had problems with it and Parker said they had to handle its animation "very carefully". [29] Larry Lieberman, the channel's vice president of strategic planning and new business development, said a sketch of a Mr. Hankey candy bar was drawn and circulated, but mainly as a joke; he said no serious discussions were held about producing such an item. See actions taken by the … Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo, is probably the world's most disgusting Christmas icon. "[36] Werts particularly praised the song "A Lonely Jew on Christmas". The official script for "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" was released by South Park Studios. The townspeople release Kyle from the asylum and apologize, then they all sing Christmas songs and watch Mr. Hankey fly away with Santa Claus. [21], "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" is a satire on political correctness and religious sensitivity, particularly in its portrayal of the characters organizing "The Happy, Non-Offensive, Non-Denominational Christmas Play" to avoid offending anyone of any religious backgrounds. When FOX continued to stand by its decision (and supported by sister company 20th Century Fox Television, the show's original developer), the duo cut ties with the network and began pitching the series somewhere else. Parker said of it, "This was the episode that just vaulted everything. "Mr. Hankey The Christmas Poo", performed by a postman (a reference to Fred Astaire 's character in Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town), Mr. Hankey and the students of South Park Elementary (students … For the Mr. Hankey character, Parker and Stone adapted most of the elements from the Mr. Hankey short film they planned in college, except that Mr. Hankey would prove to be real, not a figment of Kyle's imagination. 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