We had combined emotions about final night time’s debut of South Park’s 21st season, which, in traditional South Park-ian trend, braided collectively just a few resonant strands of American tradition towards an ambiguous however nonetheless condemnatory conclusion. (Additionally they didn’t point out Trump whereas, weirdly, writing about Trumpist white supremacy, which looks like a useless finish for the present’s writers.)
The sub-plot involving private assistants like Amazon Echo and Google House featured Cartman delighting over programming the gadgets to carry out infinite, cyclical insults at one another, and whereas the end result labored magically for him, it was loads much less magical for customers at house.
There’s plenty of comedy to be mined in these private assistants, each by way of their bizarre facsimile of human habits and the creepy manner they sit listening in our houses, able to be violated by reveals like this, in addition to by bigger corporations. Go away it to South Park to faucet into these fears with a bunch of jokes about balls and titty chips.