Yes, I said it: Scientology is evil. They took poor Isaac Hayes away from South Park and now Chef is gone forever. And this episode tells the grim tale.
The entire time you’re watching this episode and learning about the Super Adventure Club (SAC) bear in mind that the parallels to Scientology and its beliefs are quite accurate. Just watch “Trapped in the Closet” (click HERE for more on that) for more on the parallels.
So, the story, as it goes is more or less that Isaac Hayes, after “Trapped in the Closet,” was unhappy with Trey and Matt’s treatment of his religion – though he never had any problems being a part of them bashing every other religion. Hayes said, You’ve got it all wrong. That’s not how it is.
Apparently, Trey and Matt got a letter notifying them that Hayes was quitting the show but the controversy surrounding it is that it’s not clear whether or not the letter was from him, coerced from him, or written by someone else while he was ailing and unable to write such things. In any case, he finished working for the show and the first episode of the next season was this one, where Chef comes back to South Park brainwashed and interested in having sex with the children. They try to rescue him from the fruity little club he joined but the club, only concerned with more members, turns Chef into a robot (Darth Vader) instead of letting him be his own person.
What I just wrote was not eloquent but do yourself a favor and check out this sensational episode.
What did you think? Are you a Scientologist? Would you like to do an interview on my blog so that you can defend against the allegations made in this episode? Though I’ve been biased I would certainly be fair in conducting an interview and would like to hear what you have to say.
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