Here’s how to watch the South Park pandemic special in the UK. To make sure you tune in, here is the date, time and channel. Don’t miss out!

This year has been chaotic for a variety of reasons but one reason may come to mind quicker than the others.

You guessed it: COVID-19.

The coronavirus pandemic has dominated headlines for the majority of the year and affected how we all live our daily lives.

It has ushered in what is often referred to as the “new normal” while many take to social media to complain about the changes it has brought around.

On a number of occasions, we’ve heard people say “I can’t wait for the South Park episode on this” or, “yeah, South Park is gonna have a field day.”

Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the beloved and outlandish animated sitcom has been on screens since 1997 and over the years it would appear that no subject has been off limits.

Now, they’re back to tackle Covid. So, here’s how to watch the South Park pandemic special in the UK…

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How to watch the South Park pandemic special: UK

  • The South Park pandemic special will air on Comedy Central on Wednesday, September 30th 2020 at 8 pm. The episode will make South Park history, as it’s their first hour-long episode.

This news comes courtesy of the Metro, which highlights that the episode’s synopsis reads:

“Randy comes to terms with his role in the Covid-19 outbreak as the on-going pandemic presents continued challenges to the citizens of South Park. The kids happily head back to school but nothing resembles the normal that they once knew; not their teachers, not their homeroom, not even Eric Cartman.”

Watching it in the UK is a little trickier.

According to the Yorkshire Evening Post, UK viewers can tune in courtesy of the US streaming service HBO Max on Thursday, October 1st 2020.

Fans have already been treated to an exciting preview, which you can watch down below:

Fans react to the news

It’s the news that admirers of the show have been waiting for, but the promise of a lengthier episode makes it even more of a cause for celebration.

Obviously, that’s exactly what fans are doing: celebrating.

Many have taken straight to Twitter to express their excitement and the eager anticipation has clearly already begun.

We suspect fans will be quoting it endlessly over the coming months and now you know how to watch the South Park pandemic special in the UK, all that’s left to do is wait.

Check out a selection of tweets:

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