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"PC Principal Final Justice"
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Episode no. Season 19
Episode 10
Production no. 1910
Original airdate December 9, 2015
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"PC Principal Final Justice" is the tenth and final episode of Season Nineteen, and the 267th overall episode of South Park. It aired on December 9, 2015.[1]


Kyle has chosen a dangerous alliance over his friendship with Stan.[1]


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In Russia, PC Principal is seen walking into a bar. The Russians inside subsequently attack him, but PC Principal outwits and kills them, calling one of them "not human." The camera pans out to show that the bar is in a newly-gentrified section of town.

Kyle calls a meeting in the bathroom of South Park Elementary with Butters, Stan, Kenny, and Cartman. He claims PC Principal murdered Jimmy, and unsuccessfully attempted to kill Leslie Meyers, who gave him this information. He says Randy, Stan's dad, is helping PC Principal kill non-PC people. Stan leaves in anger and Kyle convinces Butters, Kenny, and Cartman to buy guns. Kyle protects Leslie with his gun after getting the guns surprisingly easily.

At the Marsh Residence, Randy awkwardly excuses himself from dinner to go to the garage. Principal Victoria, Mr. Garrison, and Caitlyn Jenner go through PC Principal's hard drive in the garage and deduce that PC Principal is traveling around the world to gentrified neighborhoods, due to discovering a connection between them and ads.

At his apartment, Nathan is holding Jimmy hostage with a gun, having confiscated his crutches. He introduces his new prostitute "girlfriend", named Classi. Nathan reveals he has been using the PC people to perform work for the ads, and this has earned him great wealth and power. Meanwhile, Cartman argues with his mother, Liane, about his bedtime. They both threaten each other with guns. Liane ends up winning the argument and wonders why she did not try a gun before, since it works so well.

Back at the Marsh house, Stan finds the four in the garage and tells Sharon. Randy, Stan, Shelly, and Sharon all end up threatening each other with guns. This standoff results in everyone agreeing they should communicate better. Randy tells them everything he has learned, and everyone agrees they should have bought guns a long time ago, since they work so well.

PC Principal is taken into custody by the military and brought on board an aircraft carrier. Leslie calls, impersonating President Barack Obama, and tells them to let him go. Meanwhle, sales at Jimbo's gun store begin to go through the roof. Jimbo tells Officer Barbrady that the whole town will be at the upcoming gun show.

Leslie flirts with Kyle, convincing him to make a speech at the gun show. Kyle says that he had given up speeches, but he will make one again due to his feelings for Leslie. At the Marsh home, the State Farm ad featuring both Leslie and PC Principal is discovered. Stan realizes Kyle has been brainwashed by Leslie. The group drives off in Jenner's car carrying all their guns.

Nathan displays the headline and article he has already written for the next day's school paper, denoting a tragedy at the gun show. When Classi objects, Nathan slaps her. However, unlike Mimsy, Classi is unwilling to accept this treatment and brutally beats Nathan senseless. She gives Jimmy his crutches and drives him to the Gun Show in her car, the Classimobile.

The Marshes, Jenner, Victoria, and Garrison arrive at the gun show, brandishing their weapons, and publicly blame Kyle for the trouble in town. Kyle and Leslie appear, brandishing their weapons, and claim Randy and the PC crowd are responsible. Jimmy, Classi and Officer Barbrady appear, brandishing their weapons, and reveal Leslie is behind everything, as she is an ad who appears to be human. They warn that anyone could be an ad. Mr. Mackey reveals he was the one who got Principal Victoria fired because she mistreats him. Everyone puts down their weapons and agrees that having guns has finally allowed them to all listen to each other. With the ads' plan for gentrification revealed, Leslie admits the truth and says ads can't be stopped. PC Principal then arrives and destroys Leslie with a punch to the head and a one-liner.

Later, Randy yells at the Whole Foods with the town watching, telling it that it should leave. Sharon mocks him, but the building suddenly uproots itself and flies away. PC Principal announces he will remain the principal of South Park Elementary. He vows that he will fight ads while also remaining as PC as possible and to help the town be like that as well. Stan comments "This is gonna be really hard."

Critical Reception[]

AV Club gave "PC Principal Final Justice" a "A-" rating saying: "The episode gets even more complicated in its final moments. Since PCP has saved the day, he’s asked to stay on as principal of South Park Elementary. Just as it seems that normalcy has been restored in the community, he’s giving one of his trademark inspirational speeches to a gym full of blank-faced students. However, his demeanor is somewhat different. He seems quieter, less aggressive, and not as much of a violent goon as when we first met him. The differences are subtle, but if you watch the two clips back to back, it’s clear there’s been a change."[2]

IGN gave "PC Principal Final Justice" a "7.4" rating saying: "South Park's season finale was a mixed bag in terms of tying everything together. While it did offer a satisfying mix of PC, ads and gentrification, the resolution felt like a first draft in need of some serious editing. For one, the overall message here was unclear (again), as Matt and Trey made PC Principal a hero, Mr. Mackey a traitor and Whole Foods a sentient being. Despite this, "PC Principal Final Justice" was still slightly more focused than last year's finale -- although that isn't saying much. I just wish Kyle would have gotten his chance to give a big speech at the end and make sense of it all."[3]


  1910: "PC Principal Final Justice" edit
Story Elements

Jimmy ValmerLeslie MeyersClassiNathanThe South Park Gun ShowThe Lofts At SoDoSoPaJimbo's GunsWhole Foods Market


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