'​South Park' Has Revealed The Release Date For Season 22

We've had 21 years of South Park. Yes, that's TWENTY ONE YEARS - and it's not going anywhere just yet.

Comedy Central has announced that the hit cartoon comedy will return to our screens for its 22nd season in September.

They have also teased plans for what sounds like an epic Comic-Con event in San Diego.

Credit: Comedy Central
Credit: Comedy Central

The hilarious and offensive cartoon - definitely not aimed at kids, this one - first aired back in 1997 and is going full steam ahead towards another season.

You might think that a show that follows four school kids would run out of material after a while, but nope, no chance.

It helps that the writers of the show are on the ball with satire.

They've tackled politics, drugs, and environmentalism, and poked fun at hundreds of famous faces.

Credit: Comedy Central
Credit: Comedy Central

Kanye West? Abused for his massive ego. Ben Affleck? Had sex with a hand puppet. Justin Bieber? Squashed by a mythical beast.

South Park can create its episodes really quickly (unlike you, Rick & Morty) which helps them to tackle current issues in the programme.

It's been a bit of a mad year so far, so we reckon there'll be plenty of material for them to have a go at.

They could probably fill another 21 seasons with Donald Trump's antics alone.

The new series will air on 26 September in its usual time slot of 10pm.

The show was created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and already has more than 280 episodes under its belt.

They haven't revealed any plot details for the new series yet, but that will probably emerge as we get closer to the launch.

Comedy Central have also spoken about a few of the things that will be going on at the San Diego Comic-Con later this month.

Credit: Comedy Central
Credit: Comedy Central

There will be an escape room-style interractive challenge called 'Cartman's Escape Room', where teams of ten will have to solve a series of puzzles to 'escape' in a set time.

It's completely free too, which is a nice touch.

They'll also have a 3D replica of the iconic Member Berries episode, where fans will take part in a short challenge.

If you fail to answer three trivia questions, you'll get squirted with Member Berry juice.

We want to go.

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Daisy Jackson

Daisy Jackson is a freelance writer, who has previously worked at Shortlist Media and Trinity Mirror. She has written about the Manchester terror attacks and appeared on BBC Five live to discuss the aftermath, as well as interviewing an orthopaedic surgeon in Syria.

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