South Park is the highest-rated show on Comedy Central thanks to its willingness to slaughter sacred cows, but sources say even show creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are a bit nervous about the blowback from tonights episode.
Entitled Trapped in the Closet, the pair set their crudely animated sights on Scientology and Tom Cruise topics previously deemed off limits due to the actors close ties to Comedy Centrals sister company, Paramount Pictures, were told.
According to a source who has read a draft of the script, it begins with Stan leaving a psychiatrists office only to be hailed as a savior by the leaders of a strange, Scientology-esque cult because of his off-the-chart results on an E-meter-like personality test.
A group of Hollywood A-listers quickly gather outside Stans house, were told, with Tom Cruise somehow ending up stuck in a closetleading a news crew stationed at the scene to report that Cruises fans fervently want the actor to just come out.
Possibly Related Products
Our website includes affiliate links, which means we get a small commission — at no additional cost to you — for each qualifying purpose. For instance, as an Amazon Associate Religion News Blog earns from qualifying purchases. That is one reason why we can provide this service free of charge.