One of my favorite SP songs, from one of my favorite episodes! Some of the episode, including the “theme song,” may not be as funny to those who haven’t watched much anime—but that’s often the case with South Park (some things you get, some things you don’t.)
stotches said: oh my gosh asdjkak you are so lucky, was Eric really like a real-life Butters?
He was! He was sweet and adorable and really enthusiastic about everything people wanted to tell him, engaging fans in conversation and really listening. It was all I could do not to blurt out, “Oh my gosh, you are Butters!” and attempt to do something embarrassing and inappropriate like hug him (I did go for a handshake, though). ♥
If you’ve never heard the full version of Cartman’s rendition of Styx’s “Come Sail Away,” check this out—you will not be disappointed. He gives it his all, man, and he totally rocks it. I freaking love the part where Chef goes all mellow and funky, and Cartman is having none of it.
Lyrical moment: In light of “You’re Getting Old” and the impending start of new episodes, have these lyrics (and check out how much Cartman means them when he sings):
This one has gotten me through more rough days than I can count, so I thought I’d share it. If you’re interested, you can read more about the song—including correspondence with the person he wrote it for—here.
Right now it feels like I forgot to turn the light on And things that looked so good yesterday Are now shades of gray
And it seems like the world is spinning While I’m standing still Or maybe I am spinning I can’t tell And then you say…