This page is a gallery for images from Season Eighteen
's "Grounded Vindaloop
". For the full-size versions of the images click on the thumbnails below.
Behind the Scenes
A number of head positions needed to be created for this shot of Butters
On the 1st draft of the script, this episode was originally titled "The Datalis Concern".
Here you can see the production process for this special "punched in the balls" pose.
Art for each of Cartman
's "magic tricks" was individually designed by the Art Department.
A picture of Cartman
's character art for the "Oculus coma" pose.
Wanna know what Kenny
says here? Here's the "unhooded" script from this scene.
This is Steve
's debut episode. Check out his character art, my friend.
When designing new props like the Oculus manual, characters (like Kyle
) are placed to show scale.
Several new poses were created for both Kyle
in this scene.
Character design made specially for Kenny
's Oculus pose.
This gloomy version of Butters
' room required special lighting and a totally new setup.
A photo from the "real world" set.
The sets for this live action scene were constructed in one of the conference rooms at South Park Studios.
The team finished filming this scene, in the SP office, around 6pm. Just 28 hours before air.
Here's another photo from the set of Cartman
The team only had 60 hours to build the set, find costumes, audition actors & hire a film crew to shoot this.
The draft that explains the whole thing.
Videos from Grounded Vindaloop
I Thought I Was in Virtual Reality - "South Park" Preview
I'M A BAAAAD MAN!!! - South Park
Images from Grounded Vindaloop