Tags: Stan Kyle Wendy Chef parody Mr. Hankey The Christmas Poo Mickey … [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. Mr. Hankey the Christmas Poo is the Christmas deity of South Park, taking the place of others, such as Frosty or Rudolph. During the performance of Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, a brief montage of several of Bergman’s characters are shown and some gather within Mr. Hankey’s home afterwards to sing. Although Parker and Stone credit "Big Gay Al's Big Gay Boat Ride" as helping elevate the series, they felt "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" elevated South Park to a new level of popularity and relevance. can be seen sitting outside Mr… Jacobs of Entertainment Weekly said in January 1998 that the episode was "already infamous". The townspeople release Kyle from the asylum and apologize, then they all sing Christmas songs and watch Mr. Hankey fly away with Santa Claus. It appeared in the Season One episode, "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo". "[3] The do-it-yourself kit in the live action commercial, in which families can make their own Mr. Hankey, is similar to the Mr. The episode was written and directed by the series' co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. "[47], "There was this sort of backlash from agnostics saying, 'Don't force your Jesus stuff on us', and what we're trying to say with this show is, 'Hey, it's the one time of year where we're supposed to sort of have fun, so forget about all that. Heavily influenced by the Peanuts Christmas special A Charlie Brown Christmas from 1965, "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" was the first South Park (fully animated series) Christmas Special episode, the first musical episode, and the only episode in season one (and therefore the first time in the series) in which Kenny does not die. Mr. Hankey leaps at Cartman's face as he sings "Kyle's Mom is a Big Fat Bitch" in D Minor, and Kyle is blamed. Kyle leaves the school feeling lonely and excluded because he cannot celebrate Christmas with everyone else. Parker and Stone, as two agnostics who still appreciated the Christmas holiday, said they felt the idea was "ridiculous"[3] and, according to Stone, "We just wanted Mr. Hankey to say Christmas was about good and about presents, and it doesn't have to be this religious [controversy]. Parker said, "At this point, we just sort of wanted to do a Charlie Brown Christmas South Park version. Mr. Garrison See, that's what you get when you raise your child to be a pagan. During rehearsal for a Nativity play, a baby Jesus resembling a fetus pops out of Wendy, who is playing the Virgin Mary, and is caught by Kyle, who is portraying Joseph of Nazareth. [22], In addition to the title character, "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" included the first appearances of characters Father Maxi and Mr. Mackey. " Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo " is the ninth episode of the first season of the American animated television series South Park. It was included in the third volume, which also included the episodes "Starvin' Marvin", "Mecha-Streisand" and "Tom's Rhinoplasty". '", Mr Hankey, the Christmas Poo (South Park episode), "Fox Refused to Take 'South Park' in 1997 Because of One Character, and Something Else as well", "That Time Fox Refused To Pick Up South Park Because Of Mr. Hankey", "Could you please list the Five Most Notorious Episodes in order? Sheila Kyle, that is enough! Parker said of it, "This was the episode that just vaulted everything. Parker and Stone had trouble deciding on a voice for Mr. Hankey, but Stone said it came to him while eating a Sausage McMuffin at a McDonald's in New York City, while taking a break from promoting South Park to the press. His high-pitched greeting, "Howdy-ho", was equally recognizable and became one of the most quoted lines from the show's first season. [27] Several fan websites were made about the character within months of the episode's broadcast. [40] A.J. 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. In another plot strand, the townspeople remove all religious aspects of Christmas from South Park to remain politically correct and inoffensive. [3], "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" includes several references to the Peanuts holiday special, A Charlie Brown Christmas. However, Parker and Stone said during the meeting that FOX didn't like a talking poo character on its network and demanded the duo to remove him, which they refused. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.co.uk. It's yucky. "[22], Some writers consider Mr. Hankey one of the most easily recognizable and popular of the non-regular South Park characters. ", "Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics", "Korn's Groovy Pirate Ghost Mystery" and "Pinkeye". [32] In its original American broadcast, the episode received a Nielsen Rating of 5.4, meaning the episode was seen by about 4.5 million households. 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) … [45], John Kricfalusi, the creator of The Ren & Stimpy Show, claimed the Mr. Hankey concept was stolen from his cartoon short, "Nutty the Friendly Dump", which was part of a cartoon book series viewable online. [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. A framed picture of comedian Andy Dick is also seen during the dance number. CPMV - Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo Request Chords 2:11 Jingle Bell Rock- Lyrics Chords: F# D F#m Bm B Em A G E Gm 2:00 South Park - Mr. Hankey, der Weihnachtskot Chords: F Em C D G A Cm Bb Ab … 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. The Mr. Hankey character was based on an idea from Parker's childhood; when Parker and Stone conceived the South Park series, they wanted to make Mr. Hankey the lead character. Kyle suggests he could sing the "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" song as a non-religious substitute, but his suggestion is rejected because nobody else believes in Mr. Hankey, a living and talking "Christmas Poo". It originally aired on Comedy Central in the United States on December 17, 1997. She demands that the religious elements be taken out of the public school, and threatens to take her case to the mayor. Parker and Stone never made the short film, but practically all of its elements were included in the future South Park episode "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo", with the notable exception of the ending. See actions taken by the people who manage and … It is located here! ", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mr._Hankey,_the_Christmas_Poo&oldid=999893973, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 January 2021, at 13:52. 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. [38] Alan Sepinwall of The Star-Ledger called the episode "a brilliant skewering"[9] of political correctness and over-sensitivity, and called it "at once hilariously satiric and extraordinarily foul. Parker said this was decided because of his frustration with the character Mr. Snuffleupagus in the children's show Sesame Street; for his first 14 years on the show, Mr. Snuffleupagus was an imaginary character seen only by Big Bird, which Parker said "really bummed me out". well hooooooooowwwdyy ho everyone!!! In a similar fashion to "Starvin' Marvin in Space", the episode was dedicated to Mary Kay Bergman, the original voice of most of the female characters on the show up to that point, who had committed suicide less than a month earlier. Halsall said the use of fecal matter as a character, and especially its tendency to smear parts of itself around as it moved, directly confronts the viewer with "the inherent dirtiness of the human body, no matter how much we try to aestheticize it, Mr. Hankey's stains systematically mess up the cleanliness of the social order. [33] Comedy Central spokesman Tony Fox said Stone and Parker were not familiar with "Nutty the Friendly Dump" and that the claim was "ludicrous". [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. Three popular South Park songs debuted in this episode:" Mr. Hankey, The Christmas Poo ", " Kyle's Mom's a Bitch ", and " The Lonely Jew on Christmas.". " The episode was also the first time Mr. Garrison was portrayed as an anti-semite and racist, particularly when he asks Mayor McDaniels if she can get rid of all the Mexicans in South Park. ", "Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics", "A Very Crappy Christmas", "Red Sleigh Down", "It's Christmas in Canada" and "Woodland Critter Christmas". I'm … [25][34][35] Chris Vognar of The Dallas Morning News described Mr. Hankey himself as "the most outrageous character yet on TV's most outrageous show". After the shorts began to generate interest for a possible television series, Parker and Stone conceived the idea of an adult-animated show with four children as main protagonists, and one of the minor characters included a talking stool named Mr. Hankey. With Hollywood tightening its stranglehold, only a resuscitated Mr. Hankey can save South Park by covering it in shit. [3] "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" was the fourth-highest overall basic cable entertainment program of 1997. [17] Parker and Stone recorded commentary track for each episode, but they were not included with the DVDs due to "standards" issues with some of the statements; Parker and Stone refused to allow the tracks to be edited and censored, so they were released in a CD completely separately from the DVDs. It's probably offensive. The unsuccessful efforts by the South Park Elementary School in the episode to include people of non-Christian denomination were inspired by similarly failed attempts Parker and Stone witnessed growing up. [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. [3], "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" was written and directed by Parker and Stone, and first aired in the United States on Comedy Central on December 17, 1997. "[9] Sepinwall also added Mr. Hankey to his 1997 list of most memorable TV moments, describing the character as the year's "most disturbing cartoon image"[39] and as "a mythical holiday creature so bizarre and offensive it literally cannot be described in a family newspaper". [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. After every commercial break, a live action segment featuring a news anchor is shown, saying "Fighting the frizzies, at eleven." 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". 1.1K likes. The official script for "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" was released by South Park Studios. "[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. They totally stole your story!' MR. HANKEY from SOUTH PARK! [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. 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 checks himself … Kathie Lee is late, giving Mr… For the scenes in which Mr. Hankey smears feces wherever he walks, the animators scanned images of spread out chocolate and fudge and inserted those images into the episode. [3], "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" is the first episode in which Kenny was not killed. Parker and Stone deliberately included several scenes that looked like they might lead to Kenny's death, but they decided because it was Christmas that they would not kill him (though he would later go on to be killed in several subsequent Christmas episodes). [28] In January 1998, Entertainment Weekly reported that Comedy Central executives had plans to produce a Mr. Hankey chocolate bar. [11], A doctor prescribes Prozac, a real life antidepressant, to Kyle for his apparent love for feces, which he describes as "fecalphilia", a condition perhaps better known by the medical term coprophilia. 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. Like the whole town, the school Christmas pageant is stripped of all symbols of Christmas, and the children instead present a minimalist song and dance created by composer Philip Glass. In the episode, the Jewish character Kyle feels excluded from the rest of town during Christmas, and is comforted by Mr. Hankey, a talking and singing Christmas poo. Aug 30, 2015 - Wall dedicated especially for Mr Hankey everyone's favorite Christmas Poo!. 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