'South Park' to air a one-night, hourlong "Pandemic Special" episode on September 30.
The special episode will tackle numerous issues of 2020, according to reports by The Hollywood Reporter.
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The usual 30-minute show has done several multiple-part series in the past, but never an episode running longer than a half-hour in the show's 23-year history
It is unclear when a new, full season will premiere.
"Randy comes to terms with his role in the COVID-19 outbreak as the on-going pandemic presents continued challenges to the citizens of South Park. The kids happily head back to school but nothing resembles the normal that they once knew; not their teachers, not their homeroom, not even Eric Cartman," reads a summary of the special. A clip (below) was also released.
Last fall, South Park was renewed through 2022. The show's entire library recently moved from Hulu to HBO Max in a deal reportedly worth $500 million. However, a number of episodes were kept off the platform because of the depiction of a religious figure.