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How to watch South Park Vaccination Special online: stream new episode anywhere now

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Everyone's favorite foul-mouthed cartoon kids are back with a new episode, the South Park Vaccination Special gifting us a fresh dose of 2021 comedy even though it's all still so close to home it hurts. Officially dubbed the South ParQ Vaccination Special, it follows on from the show's first pandemic-related instalment last year. Read on for how to watch the South Park Vaccination Special online and stream the new episode from anywhere now.

Watch South Park Vaccination Special online

Air date: Wednesday, March 10 

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An obvious nod to a well-known group of conspiracy theorists, the show's creators satirize the lunatic real-life outfit as Lil' Qties, with the new South Park special seeing the militant faction of anti-vaxxers try and establish themselves in the community. Their ultimate aim? To prevent the gang's unhinged teacher, Mr Mackey, from procuring the Covid vaccines he so desperately craves.

Under instruction from the crazed South Park Elementary School counselor, the potty-mouthed pupils try frantically to get their hands on as many 'rona vacination doses as possible - setting up a war with the Lil' Qties that sees the morals of lil' Eric Cartman tested to the max...Because if you'd been probed by aliens in a decidedly non-intelligent way, you'd probably compromise a few values for a $2,000 bounty as well?

Elsewhere in the quaint Colorado town of South Park, Stephen Stotch continues his well-meaning but irritating attempts to enforce social distancing and proper mask-wearing from behind his living room window. It's falling on deaf ears when it comes to his son, Butters, who's determination to believe in anything that's a convenient reason to get out of the house means he's fallen in with a bad crowd.

The new South Park special is the hotly anticipated follow-up to September's pandemic episode, which delivered the Comedy Central-hosted show's top TV ratings since way back in the early-Noughties.

With expectations among fans of the no-holds-barred cartoon classic higher than a Tegridy Farms bake sale, follow our guide below for how to watch South Park Vaccination Special online wherever you are and stream the new 2021 episode wherever you are today.

How to watch South Park Vaccination Special online from outside your country

For those abroad when the new South Park Vaccination Special airs, you’ll be unable to watch the show like you normally would due to annoying regional restrictions. Luckily, there’s an easy solution. 

Downloading a VPN will allow you to stream the the new series online no matter where you are. It's a simple bit of software that changes your IP address, meaning that you can access on-demand content or live TV just as if you were at home.

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How to watch South Park Vaccination Special FREE online in the US

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Fans of the show based in the US found themselves able to watch the new South Park Vaccination Special from Wednesday, March 10 - when it aired on both Comedy Central (opens in new tab) and MTV2 (opens in new tab)

If you've got either channel on cable, that means you have the option to stream the South Park Vaccination Special online via the Comedy Central website (opens in new tab) and MTV website (opens in new tab). Just log-in with details of your provider to watch South Park free online and stream the new special on-demand.

How to watch South Park online without cable

If you don't have cable, you can get access to Comedy Central and MTV2 with an over-the-top service like Sling TV.  (opens in new tab)

Sling includes Comedy Central as part of both its Orange package and Blue package, each of which normally costs $35 a month - but a FREE Sling TV trial offer (opens in new tab) will let you watch without dropping a dime.

Sports fans and families are best served by Sling Orange, which includes ESPN, Nick Jnr. and the Disney Channel among its lineup. But if you’re into great TV dramas and documentaries, Sling Blue may be ideal, with National Geographic, Discovery, SyFy, and FX.

Alternatively, if you want a more fully featured cable replacement service, FuboTV plans start at $64.99 a month but get you Comedy Central, MTV and more than 120 other channels in one fell swoop. First though, it lets you try a FREE FuboTV trial (opens in new tab) so you can see if it's right for you.

The South Park Vaccination Special will also be available on HBO Max (opens in new tab) from Thursday, March 11 - a day after its premieres - with the streaming service starting at $14.99 per month. 

Not in the US today? Remember, new or existing subscribers to American streaming services can still access the platform of their choice from abroad, too - all you need is the help of a good VPN (opens in new tab).

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How to watch South Park Vaccination Special FREE online: stream new episode in Australia

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The South Park Vaccination Special airs at 9pm AEDT on Thursday, March 11, on 10 Shake (opens in new tab), which is completely free to watch in Australia.

Better still, it offers its own slick streaming platform 10 Play (opens in new tab) - available on a range of popular devices, so you can also watch it on-demand if you miss the live broadcast.

Not in Australia? Aussies abroad looking to stream the new South Park Vaccination Special should find that a good VPN (opens in new tab) helps them access their home streaming services wherever they are.

But it's worth noting that Australia's digital borders can be particularly robust at times, so even some of the best VPNs (opens in new tab) can occasionally falter for Oz residents looking to stream from abroad.

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How to watch South Park Vaccination Special: stream new episode online in Canada

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You can watch South Park on Crave in Canada, but frustratingly there's no word yet on when the South Park Vaccination Special will land north of the border.

Crave does, however, have all 23 seasons of the show - and you can easily get Crave without cable (opens in new tab). It offers a streaming service that costs CAD$19.98 combined (plus tax) for the Crave basic plan and HBO + Movies add-on you need to get all the latest shows from the US via HBO. 

Better still, you get a FREE 7-day Crave trial (opens in new tab) to start out - and the services also provides access to an extensive on-demand catalog, as well as offering apps so you can watch on most modern devices: smartphones, tablets, PCs, laptops, consoles, set-top boxes, streaming sticks, smart TVs and more are all covered.

Can't watch South Park in Canada as usual due to pesky geo-blocking restrictions? Watch just like you would at home by using a VPN (opens in new tab) to magically reappear in Canada and gain access to all the content you'd normally be able to stream.

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How to watch South Park special in UK: stream new Vaccination Special episode online

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Similarly, Sky has the rights to South Park in the UK, but there's no word yet on the South Park Vaccination Special UK release. When it arrives, it will likely air on Comedy Central. 

Getting a Sky subscription (opens in new tab) might not be as expensive as you think, so be sure to check out our dedicated Sky TV deals and packages (opens in new tab) guide to make sure you're getting today's best prices and offers.

If you're not already a Sky subscriber, Now TV is your best bet for watching South Park on the cheap and without a contract, with a Now TV Entertainment Pass the one you want to watch all 23 seasons of the show.

If you're currently out of the UK for whatever reason and can't access your usual streaming service, remember you can always just grab a VPN (opens in new tab) and point yourself back to Blighty to watch your favourite shows as usual.

Aatif Sulleyman
Aatif Sulleyman

Aatif is a freelance copywriter and journalist based in the UK. He’s written about technology, science and politics for publications including Gizmodo, The Independent, Trusted Reviews and Newsweek, but focuses on streaming at Future, an arrangement that combines two of his greatest passions: sport and penny-pinching.