THE IMAGERY OFCOBBLESTONE STREETS,
CRAGGY LONDON BUILDINGS
AND NUTMEG-FILLEDYORKSHIRE PUDDINGS.
HELLO,I'M A BRITISH PERSON.
FOR YEARS NOWTHE CHARACTER "PIP"
HAS BEENFEATURED PROMINENTLY
IN THE AMERICAN SHOW"SOUTH PARK".
HOWEVER, MANY AMERICANS DON'TREALIZE WHERE PIP CAME FROM.
HE'S THE PROWLING,ADORABLE LITTLE ENGLISHMAN
FROM CHARLES DICKENS'TIMELESS CLASSIC
AND SO TONIGHT,THE MAKERS OF SOUTH PARK
HAVE AGREED TO TAKE A BREAKFROM THEIR REGULAR SHOW
AND INSTEAD PRESENT THEPRESTIGIOUS DICKENS TALEIN ITS ENTIRETY
FROM BEGINNINGTO END.
INDEED, AFTERWATCHING THIS SHOW
YOU'LL KNOWTHE TIMELESS CLASSIC
AS IF YOU'D READTHE CLIFF NOT THEMSELVES.
OUR STORY IS SETIN ENGLAND,
IN THE SMALL TOWN OFDRAFFORDSHIRE-UPON-TOPSMART
WHERE A YOUNG BLOND-HAIRED BOYNAMED PIP
WAS ON HIS WAYTO SEE HIS PARENTS.
HELLO, MUM.HELLO, DAD.
IT CERTAINLY IS NICETO SEE YOU AGAIN.
DON'T WORRY,SISTER IS STILL TAKINGVERY GOOD CARE OF ME.
SHE JUST LOVES TO SMACK MEIN THE FACE AND TELL MEI'M WORTHLESS.
OH, WE HAVESUCH FUN TOGETHER !
( wind whistles )
WELL, IT'S GETTING DARK,MUM AND DAD.
I'LL SEE YOU AGAIN SOON.
WHAT YOU DOING HERE,YOU LITTLE WIVERSHAM ?
OH, HELLO, WHY, YOU LOOKLIKE AN ESCAPED CONVICT.
DID WE BREAKIE-WAKIESOUT OF PRISON ?
OH, DEAR,BUT YOU'RE SHACKLED.
HERE, LET ME HELP YOU.
WHAT ARE YOUDOING WITH THOSE ?
I'M AN APPRENTICE BLACKSMITH,THERE YOU ARE.
AND HERE'S A SANDWICH,YOU MUST BE STARVING.
YEAH, WHY ARE YOUSO EASY TO HELP ME ?
WELL, IT'S NOT FOR METO JUDGE YOU, SIR.
WE ARE ALL THE SAME.
DON'T QUITE ALL SMELL THE SAME,THOUGH, I'M AFRAID.
A Dickens Classic
Malcolm McDowell introduces the story of Pip's origins. A true Dickens classic.
The boys start stealing teeth from less fortunate children and selling them to the Tooth Fairy at a premium.x CLOSE
The girls of South Park Elementary challenge the boys to a sledding race and Cartman gets sentenced to Juvenile Hall for 13 years.x CLOSE
Timmy is excused from class when he is diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder.x CLOSE
A family of quintuplets takes up residence in South Park and a media circus surrounds their every move.x CLOSE
Cartman goes online to find older friends when he decides that Stan, Kenny and Kyle are too immature to be his friends.x CLOSE
Kyle needs a kidney transplant and Cartman is discovered to be the perfect donor. Cartman offers his kidney to Kyle -- for the price of 10 million dollars.x CLOSE
Chef's passionate protest against the South Park flag enflames the entire town, including the children.x CLOSE
The boys form their own boy band, and everyone in town is lining up to audition for a spot as the fifth band member.x CLOSE
Priest Maxi's threats of eternal damnation have the boys racing to make their first Confession and Holy Communion.x CLOSE
Satan is torn between two lovers as he tries to choose between his new boyfriend and his ex, Saddam Hussein.x CLOSE
Malcolm McDowell introduces the story of Pip's origins. A true Dickens classic.x CLOSE
Pocket explains Miss Havisham's past and proper table manners in London.x CLOSE
Everyone safely escapes and lives happily ever after... Except for Pocket... And the Bunnies.x CLOSE
Pip's foster parents put him to work.x CLOSE
Miss Havisham wants Estella to break Pip's heart.x CLOSE
The more Estella treats Pip like dirt, the more he loves her.x CLOSE
Pip is going to London to become a young gentleman.x CLOSE
Pip pays Miss Havisham a visit now that he's a gentleman.x CLOSE
Pip might be a gentleman but Steve is 17 and has a car.x CLOSE
Miss Havisham plans to fuse her soul into Estella's so she can continue to break mens' hearts.x CLOSE