The Washington Post | Sonny Bunch:
As with so many other things in life, the mad geniuses of “South Park” were ahead of the curve on Mel Gibson.
Trey Parker and Matt Stone unveiled “The Passion of the Jew” in March 2004. In the episode, obese troublemaker Cartman is inspired by “The Passion of the Christ” to lead an anti-Semitic mob against local Jews while Kyle and Kenny try to get a refund for the film, which they hated. When the two tykes arrive at Gibson’s mansion, he goes nuts, demanding to be sadomasochistically tortured and firing a gun at them before driving to the eponymous Colorado town and smearing feces on its doors (and Cartman)… Read more
Image: Mel Gibson stars as John Link in “Blood Father.” (Lionsgate Premiere)