Canada on Strike

"Canada on Strike" is the fourth episode in the twelfth season of the American animated television series South Park.wikipedia
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Later, Kyle is watching Ike, his adopted brother from Canada, stand outside his house, picketing.
In the episode "Canada on Strike" he stands out in the cold for days waiting for the strike to end.

Samwell (entertainer)

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In a plan to raise money from the Internet, the boys post a video on "YouToob" of Butters singing Samwell's "What What (In the Butt)".
The song was used extensively in the South Park season 12 episode "Canada on Strike", which featured a re-creation of the What What video.

Jay Maynard

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It goes viral, but in order to claim their money at the Colorado Department of Internet Money, the boys must wait in line behind other Internet video sensations, such as Laughing Baby, Dramatic Chipmunk, Tay Zonday, Afro Ninja, Sneezing Panda, Chris Crocker, Tron Guy, Star Wars Kid, and Numa Numa Guy.
He was also parodied in the 2008 South Park episode "Canada on Strike".

Laughing Baby

It goes viral, but in order to claim their money at the Colorado Department of Internet Money, the boys must wait in line behind other Internet video sensations, such as Laughing Baby, Dramatic Chipmunk, Tay Zonday, Afro Ninja, Sneezing Panda, Chris Crocker, Tron Guy, Star Wars Kid, and Numa Numa Guy.
The baby was featured in the South Park episode "Canada on Strike", where he appeared alongside other YouTube celebrities such as Tay Zonday and Chris Crocker.

Chris Crocker

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It goes viral, but in order to claim their money at the Colorado Department of Internet Money, the boys must wait in line behind other Internet video sensations, such as Laughing Baby, Dramatic Chipmunk, Tay Zonday, Afro Ninja, Sneezing Panda, Chris Crocker, Tron Guy, Star Wars Kid, and Numa Numa Guy.
Both Crocker and the video were also parodied in the South Park episode "Canada on Strike," with a cartoon Crocker running around in a fight between various Internet memes, telling them to "leave the others alone".

What What (In the Butt)

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In a plan to raise money from the Internet, the boys post a video on "YouToob" of Butters singing Samwell's "What What (In the Butt)".

Star Wars Kid

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It goes viral, but in order to claim their money at the Colorado Department of Internet Money, the boys must wait in line behind other Internet video sensations, such as Laughing Baby, Dramatic Chipmunk, Tay Zonday, Afro Ninja, Sneezing Panda, Chris Crocker, Tron Guy, Star Wars Kid, and Numa Numa Guy.
The video and its subsequent popularity spawned many spoofs and references on various television programs, including episodes of The Venture Bros.; the American Dad! episode "All About Steve"; multiple episodes of Arrested Development, beginning with "The Immaculate Election"; Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide; Cory in the House; the South Park episode "Canada on Strike" and Family Guy.

South Park (season 12)

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"Canada on Strike" is the fourth episode in the twelfth season of the American animated television series South Park.

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"Canada on Strike" is the fourth episode in the twelfth season of the American animated television series South Park.

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The 171st episode of the series overall, it first aired on Comedy Central in the United States on April 2, 2008.

Viral video

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It goes viral, but in order to claim their money at the Colorado Department of Internet Money, the boys must wait in line behind other Internet video sensations, such as Laughing Baby, Dramatic Chipmunk, Tay Zonday, Afro Ninja, Sneezing Panda, Chris Crocker, Tron Guy, Star Wars Kid, and Numa Numa Guy. In the episode, the nation of Canada, feeling disrespected by the rest of the world, goes on a general strike, demanding money, spurring the boys to raise money by creating a viral video.

Trey Parker

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Written and directed by series co-creator Trey Parker, the episode was inspired by the 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America strike.

2007–08 Writers Guild of America strike

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Written and directed by series co-creator Trey Parker, the episode was inspired by the 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America strike. He plays a video in which Stephen Abootman, President of the World Canadian Bureau (initialism: WGA), asks the students to remember all of Canada's contributions to the world.

List of South Park Elementary staff

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Mr. Mackey informs the students that it is Canada Appreciation Day.

Canadian raising

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He plays a video in which Stephen Abootman, President of the World Canadian Bureau (initialism: WGA), asks the students to remember all of Canada's contributions to the world.

Eric Cartman

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When he asks, "When you think of Canada, what's the one thing that comes to mind?", Cartman responds "Gayness!"

Gay

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When he asks, "When you think of Canada, what's the one thing that comes to mind?", Cartman responds "Gayness!"

Kyle Broflovski

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Later, Kyle is watching Ike, his adopted brother from Canada, stand outside his house, picketing.

Picketing

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Later, Kyle is watching Ike, his adopted brother from Canada, stand outside his house, picketing.

List of recurring South Park characters

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Kyle approaches the other boys with worries about his brother, but they are too busy watching Terrance and Phillip to care.

Family Guy

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After realizing that all the Terrance and Phillip episodes are reruns, they attempt to call Abootman to end the strike, as they refuse to watch horrendous American comedy, represented by a pastiche of Family Guy.

YouTube

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In a plan to raise money from the Internet, the boys post a video on "YouToob" of Butters singing Samwell's "What What (In the Butt)".