J.J. Abrams fixes America on ‘South Park’ by ‘rebooting’ the national anthem
J.J. Abrams did it! He fixed America!
Wait, that’s not exactly true. He just… rebooted it.
Wait, that’s not exactly true either. It was really more of a reimagination.
Reboot, sequel, whatever you call it, the Star Trek and Star Wars: The Force Awakens director made his debut as a South Park character on Wednesday night’s Season 20 premiere “Member Berries” (though we never saw his actual face, in part because it’s not really J.J.).
Faced with a crisis of athletes sitting, kneeling and doing anything but standing for the national anthem to draw attention to their favorite issues, the episode sees the nation’s leaders turning to Abrams to “reboot” the, uh, beloved song. Read more…
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