Let’s hope the production team behind South Park has their cyber security up to date. The Comedy Central series is going to tackle North Korea in Wednesday’s episode.
Details about the episode are scarce — which is usually the case for the series whose creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone craft each week’s entry until the last possible minute.
The title is “Put It Down.” Comedy Central teases that “North Korea takes aim at South Park” in the episode.
Yet the rest of the tease and promo clip are not about North Korea, seemingly, but about how “when Tweek is caught in the middle of a petty conflict, it drives his relationship with Craig to the brink.”
Usually, South Park episodes have an “A” storyline and a “B” storyline. We’ve asked Comedy Central for more details and will update if we get them. Previously, the South Park team tackled North Korea its feature film, Team America: World Police. Last week’s South Park 21st season premiere went after white supremacists in an episode that wrecked havoc with viewers’ Alexa units.
Mocking North Korea has seemed a bit more perilous lately following the 2014 hack of Sony Pictures, where a group demanded the studio pull the comedy film The Interview, which mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.