ⓘ Basic Cable (South Park)

                                     

ⓘ Basic Cable (South Park)

Basic Cable is the ninth episode of the twenty-third season of the American animated television series South Park. The 306th episode overall of the series, it premiered on Comedy Central in the United States on December 4, 2019.

The episode focuses on the character Scott Malkinson, as well as opening title sequences for this purpose. In the story, the Scotts efforts to court new classmate hinge on its ability to access streaming media, in which his father, the lazy cable company technician, hates. The plot parodies the competition between traditional cable television and streaming media, as well as links to Disney series Mandalorian, and also in October 2019 purchase LPG max streaming rights to South Park from Hulu.