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South Park’s history of dragging the Royals: Episode spoofed wedding of Prince and Princess of Wales


Cartoon series South Park has a long history of dragging the British Royal Family – including the late Queen Elizabeth, Meghan, Harry, and the Prince and Princess of Wales.  

The satirical show – who recently aired a sketch seemingly showing the Duke and Duchess of Sussex begging for their privacy rights – has spoofed royal weddings and funerals, including Prince William and then Kate Middleton‘s nuptials in 2011.  

Over a decade ago, creators Parker and Stone used the fictional Canadian royal family as a substitute for the British royal family in an episode titled Royal Pudding – which took aim at their wedding. 

The clip started with a procession of guests arriving for the The Prince and Princess of Canada’s wedding – where a band played ‘the march of a thousand farts.’ 

Guests, who were meant to mimic celebrities and other public figures, ‘queefed’ as they entered the abbey.

South Park has a long history of mimicking the royal family – including when they spoofed Prince William and then Kate Middleton’s 2011 nuptials 

Over a decade ago, creators Parker and Stone used the fictional Canadian royal family as a substitute for the British royal family in an episode titled Royal Pudding - which took aim at their wedding

Over a decade ago, creators Parker and Stone used the fictional Canadian royal family as a substitute for the British royal family in an episode titled Royal Pudding – which took aim at their wedding

The Queen of Canada – a spoof of the late Queen Elizabeth, was also queefing in the front row of the church during the comic episode. 

And like every large royal event, the commentator was also narrating the spectacle, while highlighting how everything was ‘of course, following tradition.’

People in the church threw captain crunch – instead of confetti – at the mocked Prince William as he walked in. The wedding ceremony also  featured a batch of butterscotch pudding – which the two characters had to dip their arms in then rub off.

The commentator called the so-called Kate Middleton: ‘Pure of heart, strong in body, hot in the face.’ 

But during the first part of the ceremony, the princess was abducted by an energy cube that crashed the wedding.

The roof of the abbey collapses, killing several spectators before the princess is beamed off through a hole in the ceiling.

This is not the only time that Prince of Canada featured in a South Park episode. The comic prince is also included in Freemium Isn’t Free, where he masters up a plan to get everyone addicted to a new mobile game.

The late Queen Elizabeth is also featured in an episode called The Snuke, aired in 2007

The late Queen Elizabeth is also featured in an episode called The Snuke, aired in 2007

During the first part of the ceremony, the princess was abducted by an energy cube that crashed the wedding

During the first part of the ceremony, the princess was abducted by an energy cube that crashed the wedding

The wedding ceremony featured a batch of butterscotch pudding - which the two characters had to dip their arms in then rub off

The wedding ceremony featured a batch of butterscotch pudding – which the two characters had to dip their arms in then rub off

Kate and William tied the knot in April 2011. They are now Prince and Princess of Wales

Kate and William tied the knot in April 2011. They are now Prince and Princess of Wales

Instead, he ends up summoning the Canadian Devil in the episode, which aired in 2014. 

And the late Queen Elizabeth is also featured in an episode called The Snuke where Britain is trying to end a new American Revolution. She hears that the plan has failed, and kills herself with a shotgun.

The episode aired in 2007. 

This comes as South Park took aim at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on Wednesday in an episode depicting the Prince and Princess of Canada – a young royal couple who loudly beg for privacy while drawing attention to themselves.

The red-headed prince and his wife, who wears the same dusty pink outfit that Meghan donned for Trooping the Color in 2018, along with a near-identical white hat that sits askew on her head, are seen promoting the prince’s book – Waaagh – the cover of which strongly resembles Harry’s memoir Spare.

They storm off during a TV show after being challenged about their motives, before moving to South Park, with the princess declaring: ‘If we moved here, people would think we’re really serious about wanting to be normal.’

The comic prince is also included in Freemium Isn't Free, where he masters up a plan to get everyone addicted to a new mobile game

The comic prince is also included in Freemium Isn’t Free, where he masters up a plan to get everyone addicted to a new mobile game

The show has frequently spoofed the British Royal Family over the years

The show has frequently spoofed the British Royal Family over the years

The prince and princess arrive on the set of Good Morning Canada to boos, holding aloft placards

The prince and princess arrive on the set of Good Morning Canada to boos, holding aloft placards

The episode begins as the Prince and Princess of Canada attend the Queen of Canada's funeral. The late monarch bears a striking resemblance to Queen Elizabeth II

The episode begins as the Prince and Princess of Canada attend the Queen of Canada’s funeral. The late monarch bears a striking resemblance to Queen Elizabeth II

The prince and princess of Canada are seen deciding to flee their homeland, after 'bashing' the Canadian monarchy

The prince and princess of Canada are seen deciding to flee their homeland, after ‘bashing’ the Canadian monarchy

But their arrival enrages the local community – in particular Kyle, who lives opposite them.

He complains about their private jet that is parked outside the house and the prince playing polo on the lawn.

Just some of South Park’s targets over the years include religions like Christianity, Islam and Scientology as well as climate change deniers, cryptocurrencies, Phil Collins, Tiger Woods, smoking bans, ‘Game of Thrones’ and pedophiles.

Since the Peabody Award-winning show’s first episode in 1997, Parker and Stone have blurred the boundary between good taste and bad, even more so than that other, long-living adult cartoon The Simpsons.

South Park had a cartoon Jesse Jackson insist on having his rear end kissed by Kyle’s dad to apologize for his use of a racial slur and depicted Jesus Christ defecating on former President George W. Bush and the American flag.

One common target is pontificating celebrities, like when Bono of U2 was revealed to be the world’s largest turd.

But Parker and Stone only like to skewer powerful celebs, showing a surprisingly tender side to Brittney Spears, who in an episode has blown off her own head, but the music industry keeps making her perform.



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