The airdate: Nov. 29, 2000 The shock: Rather than continuing the edgy adventures of the residents of South Park, Parker and Stone instead chose to do a re-telling of Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations." The reaction: Fans were bewildered about why the show's creators chose to do an episode that was so out of their style. Even the animation looked different. Parker later admitted that the episode was one of the least popular of the entire run.
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