Although O'Neal liked the West song in the episode's final scene, O'Neal said "cramming West and Mencia together — even mixed in with Cartman's very funny fantasy sequences — felt too cobbled to me, and the time limits imposed by cutting back and forth between it all made the respective digs start to feel a little too one-note. Cartman believes that Jimmy's ego is the one that is twisted and Jimmy's ego trying to convince itself that he wrote the joke, while not accepting that Cartman wrote the whole thing, and Jimmy believes him. Parker provided the voice of West in the episode and during the song "Gay Fish", a parody of West's song " Heartless ". Retrieved 19 June According to Nielsen Media Research"Fishsticks" was seen by more than 3. The episode also spoofed comedian Carlos Menciawho praised the episode after it was broadcast. Meanwhile, the joke becomes a national sensation.
It was so dumb.
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Pages using citations with format and no URL Pages using web citations with no URL Articles with short description Television episode articles with short description for single episodes Television episode articles with short description and disambiguated page names Articles with hAudio microformats Good articles. South Park season 13 List of South Park episodes. In its original American broadcast, "Fishsticks" was watched by 3. The concept for "Fishsticks" began when Parker, fellow co-creator Matt Stoneand actor Bill Hader attended a writers' retreat in SeattleWashington and they visited a body of water where they could watch salmon jump. Meanwhile, the joke becomes a national sensation.
Master of humility or marketing genius? However, in a deleted scene, West drowns and his body is picked up and discovered by the US coast guards. It's not great, not bad — hovering somewhere around amusing towards forgettable. This page was last edited on 1 Februaryat During one scene in "Fishsticks", Cartman steals credit from Jimmy for a joke he did not write. The episode also spoofed comedian Carlos Mencia, who praised the episode after it was broadcast.