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"Chef Aid"
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Episode no. Season 2
Episode 14
Guest stars Joe Strummer
Ozzy Osbourne
Elton John
Meat Loaf
Rick James
Production no. 214
Original airdate October 7, 1998
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"Chef Aid" is the fourteenth episode of Season Two, and the 27th overall episode of South Park. It originally aired on October 7, 1998.[1] An album was released in tandem with this episode, as well as a TV special, which aired on Comedy Central.


After a huge loss in court, Chef is left penniless, but he has some very famous and talented friends in the music business who want to help their old mentor.[1]


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Cartman has become obsessed with Alanis Morissette's new song "Stinky Britches" that he cannot get it out of his head. When Chef hears the song, he tells the boys that he wrote that song 20 years ago and that someone must have stolen it.

The boys and Chef go to the major record company and try to explain. The executive of the company becomes frustrated and sues Chef for harassment with his lawyer, Johnnie Cochran.

In court, Cochran uses the "Chewbacca Defense" clause which works on the jury causing Chef to lose the case. Chef now has 24 hours to come up with the money or face a four-year sentence in prison. Chef decides to make the money but to use it to hire Cochran and sue the record company.

Meanwhile, Mr. Garrison could not find Mr. Twig. After discovering him in a saucepan of boiling water, he realized someone is out to get Mr. Twig.

Garrison sets up a camera after a few more attempts to kill Mr. Twig and discovers the culprit - Mr. Hat. Mr. Hat then shows up in his wardrobe. A near-naked Mr. Garrison then throws Mr. Hat out his door shouting. This results in Mr. Garrison being arrested by Officer Barbrady for not wearing any clothes in public.

Chef is showing the boys his photo album which shows that he knew many famous people. The boys then decide to sell sweets to them in order to make the money.

All the musicians remember Chef and do their bit to help him, all explaining how they met Chef and how he helped them to become what they are today.

Despite whoring himself to all the women in town, Chef still fails to produce enough money. The boys raised nowhere near the target price either, and Chef is arrested while the money is taken by the record producer.

In prison, Chef meets Mr. Garrison but they are promptly rescued by a vehicle smashing through the wall, driven by Mr. Hat, deeply confusing Chef.

In the town square, the boys decide to hold "Chef Aid". This involves Cartman on a stage doing the "German Dance" and getting people to play. The event could not manage to attract many people at first, but suddenly all the musicians who bought the sweets and remember Chef turn up.

Soon a huge gig is in full swing and Chef turns up with Mr. Garrison, having escaped prison. Johnnie Cochran sees the event and takes up the case against the record company for free, resulting in Chef rightfully getting his name on "Stinky Britches".

Mr. Twig asks Mr. Garrison if he still has feelings for Mr. Hat. Garrison reluctantly says yes but explains he would stick with Mr. Twig. Mr. Twig tells him to go to Mr. Hat since he loves him. Garrison thanks Twig for the advice and discards him, going back to use Mr. Hat.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Chef Aid (Season 2, Episode 14).

  214: "Chef Aid" edit
Story Elements

"Stinky Britches" • Alanis MorissetteJohnnie CochranElton JohnOzzy OsbournePRIMUSChef Aid: The South Park Album • "Brad Logan" • "Cheddar Cheese Girl" • "German Dance" • "It's a Rockin' World" • "Nowhere to Run" • "The Rainbow" • "Wake Up Wendy"


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