'South Park' trolls the Washington Redskins with scathing promo
Cartman, the central character from Comedy Central’s South Park, took on Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder in a promo for the 18th season of the animated series. Cartman skewers the team’s recent federal trademark debacle, which was rejected by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on the grounds that the team’s name was “disparaging to Native Americans.” In the promo, it’s Snyder who’s ticked off that Cartman is using the team’s name for his own company. But Cartman has a pretty good comeback for that.
“When I named my company Washington Redskins, it was out of deep appreciation for your team, and your people,” Cartman says in the promo.
According to SB Nation, the promo only ran in the Washington, D.C. market. Ouch.
South Park returns Wednesday Sept. 24 at 10 pm ET.