TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

'South Park' Creators Sued

Lollipop King Traumatized

By Cartoon Tea-Bagging

10/15/2012 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

1012_south_park
The Lollipop King from the "Imaginationland" episodes of "South Park" was never meant to be exposed to terrorists, gang rapists or Cartman's testicles ... this according to a new lawsuit obtained by TMZ.

Matt Stone and Trey Parker are being sued by a guy who claims he created a show called "The Lollipop Forest" years ago ... only to have the "South Park" guys ripoff one of his characters for the 3-episode "Imaginationland" series that aired back in 2007.

The character in question is The Lollipop King -- which, according to the suit, is a rip off of a character called Big Bad Lollipop from Exavier Wardlaw's "The Lollipop Forest."

1012_lollipop_forrest
In his suit, Wardlaw claims "Lollipop Forest" is a wholesome family show -- and it's value was diminished when the Big Bad Lollipop ripoff was exposed to "unwholesome language and sexual innuendo."

FYI -- during the "South Park" episode ... Lollipop King gets choked out by a Storm Trooper ... witnesses the carnage of a suicide bomber ... and gets a front row seat as Kyle performs a sexual act of an oral nature on Cartman's nether region (... it was a crazy episode).

According to the suit, filed in federal court in Philadelphia, Exavier is suing for copyright infringement -- and is demanding "South Park" remove all traces of Lollipop King from the "Imaginationland" trilogy.

We reached out to Matt and Trey for comment -- so far, no word back.

1012_south_park_sub

32 COMMENTS

No Avatar
16.

SoWhat    

Just another reason why copyrights as they are today need to be abolished! Totally ridiculous

652 days ago
17.

Jen    

Get a sense of humor and also some logic regarding the law when it comes to parody.

652 days ago
18.

Rhubino    

I'm suing too. South Park stole Mr Hinky from my toilet bowl.

652 days ago
19.

bored    

so all lollipops are the same? pffft racist

652 days ago
20.

Toilethead    

BS.

652 days ago
21.

Blue    

There have been Lollipop Kings around for decades.
Satire is protected.
Southparks Lollipop king is must better than those ugly sock puppets.

652 days ago
22.

sav    

it's satire/parody idiot! Every character in that episode was 'stolen' from another source...that was the idea; that was the joke. This person is looking only to publicize their extinct show in order to get 'buzz' going on the internet and people to search for old episode. "So lame..." (cartman)

652 days ago
23.

Carl    

I'm sure the judge will get a good laugh out of this nuisance lawsuit before getting pissed off at how it is wasting his time and taxpayer's money.

652 days ago
24.

JJ    

Matt & Trey are cowards; they only pick on things that they know will not come after them.

If they were the REAL deal in comedy EVERYTHING would be open for their BS humor.
They just single out the church but leave other religions alone. BS guys hiding behind lots of money.

652 days ago
25.

Fidel Sarcastro    

I am sure if they dont pull it the pu$$ies over at Comedy Central did. I mean CC already pulled and heavily edited south park episodes before because said episodes offended reactionary people dead set on destroying western civilization. Why should they grow a backbone now?

652 days ago
26.

ToxxicKissez    

Lol you'd think these guys would be getting sued everyday for their show! There's no line these guys won't cross. That's why I ****ing love the show. hhahahaha

652 days ago
27.

CriticXtreme    

South Park is my favorite show! As Cartman would say about this lawsuit, sux my balls~!

652 days ago
28.

Metta Worldhate    

Hey, Exavier Wardlaw, f--- you!!! You sit in your ivory tower and judge them, but you are the money-grubbing P.O.S. trying to extort them. You are the bad guy, not them for making hilarious jokes. No one has heard of your stupid pedophilic show anyways, and even if they did, it's parody, bro. The world now hates you. Go to hell.

652 days ago
29.

Metta Worldhate    

Hey, dickhole, they also used Snarf and several other things that we've actually heard of and that they were actually using, unlike your crappy little show that no one's ever heard of. It's called parody. F--- you!!!

652 days ago
Previous 15 Comments | 1 | 2

Around The Web