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‘South Park’ Preview: Cartman Finally Admit’s He’s Fat in New “Raising the Bar” Clip

South Park Season 16 Raising The Bar
Comedy Central

South Park‘ may be old, but last week’s “Sarcastaball” proved that the series can still turn on a dime and beat a dead horse joke well into the ground, taking on the recent NFL controversy in a way that kept fans laughing uncomfortably nearly the entire episode. Now, as the show’s 16th season gets ready to roll along with its sophomore effort, what topics are left to cover? Might it be time to turn the lens inward, as the newest clip from “Raising the Bar” reveals?

No, it isn’t a reunion of the classic TNT legal drama, but ‘South Park’ will be “Raising the Bar” in a big way this Wednesday when it finally tackles the issue of Cartman’s obesity for real. But with obesity at a national high, will the issue stay within the confines of South Park, or will the boys be off on another world-spanning adventure? Check out the official press release from Wednesday’s all-new episode:

CARTMAN FINALLY ADMITS HE’S FAT ON AN ALL-NEW “SOUTH PARK” PREMIERING ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3 AT 10:00 P.M. ON COMEDY CENTRAL

NEW YORK, October 1, 2012 – Cartman becomes yet another obese person who gets a mobility scooter. in an all-new episode of “South Park” titled, “RAISING THE BAR,” premiering Wednesday, October 3 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.

Cartman owns up to being fat and decides that driving around on a scooter is his right. Kyle sees that Cartman isn’t the only one who finds no shame in his unhealthy lifestyle. Meanwhile, Cartman discovers he has a rival in America’s Sweetheart, Honey Boo Boo.

As if that wasn’t enough, check out a new preview for the episode below, and don’t forget to catch ‘South Park’s’ latest episode this Wednesday, October 3 on Comedy Central!

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