Just when you think the jokes at 'South Park' have run out of steam, this happens.
The latest episode of the long-running show took aim at the growing use of "intelligent personal assistants" like Amazon Echo's Alexa and Google's Home (as well as blue collar attitudes to work in the US aND plenty of other things that we won't get into here) with Cartman falling in love with his Alexa and constantly using it for every possible thing he could.
But Matt Stone and Trey Parker's joke didn't end there, as every time Cartman asked something of his Alexa on the show, it triggered real life Alexa's around the world to hilarious effect.
— Moritz Wittmann (@MoritzWittmann) September 14, 2017
— Kenny Eaton (@Kenny_623) September 14, 2017
We have an Alexa and a Google Home and South Park repeatedly screwed with both of them tonight.
— Jeff S. (@tinmanic) September 14, 2017
— Chris (@ChrisMn84) September 14, 2017
— Jessica Plunkett (@Jesserican) September 14, 2017
— airharvey (@AirMississippi) September 14, 2017
Wtf @SouthPark thanks for setting off all my Google Homes and Android devices ðŸ™„
— Matt Varner (@Mesut_and_Tie) September 14, 2017
— Barto (@scottbarto) September 14, 2017
— Devon Simpson (@DevonTheDude530) September 14, 2017
— Vandal (@SSnatter) September 14, 2017
— Erica (@ErockaRobot) September 14, 2017
Shiiiitteeee...Dont watch the latest episode of south park if you have Alexa in the same room....fuck knows whats been ordered now !!!
— Brian Jones (@povvercrazy) September 14, 2017
So my brother has Alexa, and I'm watching the new South Park episode and it responded to Cartman adding "scrotum bags" to the shopping listðŸ˜‚
— Sarahana Smith (@sarsmith117) September 14, 2017
This is trolling on a whole other level and we have nothing but respect for it.