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South Park heads back to Middle-earth to lampoon performative allyship

10 February 2022 | A.V. Club } Dan Caffrey

Since its sixth season, South Park has gotten a lot of comedic mileage out of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.… But of all the outstanding Tolkien episodes throughout South Parks history, I’d be hard-pressed to find one as funny and insightful as tonight’s The Big Fix,” in which fantasy mythology and weed-farming come together to take on the hefty task of satirizing performative allyship.…


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