The first Halloween episode will always be a classic one. Kenny dies early on and is accidentally embalmed with Worcestershire Sauce, thereby turning him into a zombie. He starts biting people and turning them into zombies until South Park has an uncontrollable zombie epidemic.
The doctor insists that it’s actually pinkeye that’s going around – not zombies. Even though Stan and Kyle originally go to Chef for help, Chef is bitten and transformed into a zombie. Thus, it’s up to the boys to stop the zombies and restore South Park to its usual, normal state. >wink wink<
At the end of the episode, Stan tells Kyle that the lesson he learned is that Halloween isn’t about presents and candy but rather about loving and caring. Kyle corrects him and tells him that it is about candy and presents. This, I think, is a funny comment about the mixed messages our society sends about Christmas.
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