|Episode no.|| Season 2|
|Guest stars|| Joe Strummer |
|Original airdate||October 7, 1998|
|List of all South Park episodes|
"Chef Aid" is the fourteenth episode of Season Two, and the 27th overall episode of South Park. It originally aired on October 7, 1998. An album was released in tandem with this episode, as well as a TV special, which aired on Comedy Central.
Plot details follow.
Cartman has become obsessed with Alanis Morissette's new song "Stinky Britches" that he can't get 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 stole it.
In court, Cochran uses the "Chewbacca Defense" which works on the jury causing Chef to lose the case. Chef now has 24 hours to come up with the money or face prison, Chef decides to make the money but to use it hire Cochran and sue the record company.
Garrison sets up a camera after a few more attempts to kill Mr. Twig and discovers the culprit - Mr. Hat. 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.
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.
After 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.
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 doesn't manage to attract many, 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, the result is 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's going to stick with Mr. Twig. Mr. Twig tells him to go to Mr. Hat since he loves him. Garrison thanks Twig for the advice and returns to using Mr. Hat.
"Stinky Britches" • Alanis Morissette • Johnnie Cochran • Elton John • Ozzy Osbourne • PRIMUS • Chef Aid: The South Park Album • "Brad Logan" • "Cheddar Cheese Girl" • "German Dance" • "It's a Rockin' World" • "Nowhere to Run" • "Stinky Britches" • "The Rainbow" • "Wake Up Wendy"