South Park Mormon Episode – Watch Video
In season 7, South Park showed a well-known episode titled “All about the Mormons?” Some Mormons like to make a big deal out of the fact that the Mormon episode is not really how it happened, which brings us to this question: In an attempt to make viewers laugh, how accurate is the South Park Mormon episode about Joseph Smith?
Watch the video below which you might enjoy and then look around the website to learn what is fact and what is myth from the episode. You might be surprised!
Interestingly, the Mormon Church released an article earlier this year entitled, “The Publicity Dilemma” and mentioned specific examples of inaccurate media. The article actually mentioned this South Park Mormon episode:
“When the comedy writers for South Park produced a gross portrayal of Church history, individual Church members no doubt felt uncomfortable. But once again it inflicted no perceptible or lasting damage to a church that is growing by at least a quarter of a million new members every year.”
The links below will help you explore the various parts of the episode. Find facts, quotes and interesting bits of history to put the South Park Mormon episode in perspective.