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’ve returned to tackle COVID. So, here’s how to watch the South Park pandemic special in the UK…

Comedy Central

How to watch the South Park pandemic special: UK

  • UK viewers can tune in courtesy of the US streaming service HBO Max on Thursday, October 1st 2020.

This is highlighted by the Yorkshire Evening Post.

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

The Metro 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.”

Fans were excited

It’s the news that admirers of the show were waiting for and they were quick to celebrate when it was announced.

Many took straight to Twitter to express their excitement.

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 tune in.

Check out a selection of tweets:

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