Comedy Central announced today a South Park compilation DVD featuring seven Christmas-themed episodes of the irreverent, mega-popular cartoon.

“Sing along with the citizens of South Park with everyone’s favorite holiday classics such as ‘Mr. Hankey the Christmas Poo’ and ‘Christmas Time in Hell,'” Comedy Central said in a statement. “Check out the boys bringing Christmas to Iraq and learn how hard it is to be a Jew during this holiday season.”

The DVD, called “Christmas Time in South Park” will be in stores November 13

Episodes:

“Mr. Hankey the Christmas Poo” (original air date: 12/17/97)

While the kids at South Park Elementary are attempting to stage a non- offensive, non-denominational holiday play, Kyle checks himself into a mental institution.

“Merry Christmas Charlie Manson” (original air date: 12/09/98)

Cartman’s Uncle Howard breaks out of prison to share Christmas with his family. He shows up for dinner with his cellmate Charles Manson.

“Mr. Hankey’s Christmas Classics” (original air date: 12/01/99)

Hosted by Mr. Hankey himself, holiday songs are performed in unique South Park style.

“A Very Crappy Christmas” (original air date: 12/20/00)

Mr. Hankey’s a no-show for Christmas this year. He’s busy with his new wife and their three little nuggets. Without Mr. Hankey, the boys are doing everything they can to bring the spirit of Christmas to South Park. They are inspired to make a video Christmas card starring Jesus Christ and Santa Claus.

“Red Sleigh Down” (original air date: 12/11/02)

When all the tallies are in, Cartman is overdrawn in the “naughty” column and has to score one big “nice” to be eligible for Christmas presents this year. He enlists Jesus, Santa and Mr. Hankey to help him bring Christmas to the downtrodden citizens of Iraq.

“It’s Christmas in Canada” (original air date: 12/17/03)

The Broflovski family is dealt a devastating blow when Ike’s Canadian birth parents show up unexpectedly and want their baby back. When the townspeople decide to forgo Christmas gifts and take up a collection to get Ike home to South Park, the boys are distraught. Before all the money for their Christmas presents get spent, they hightail it to Canada to bring Ike home themselves.

“Woodland Critter Christmas” (original air date: 12/15/04)

The woodland critters in South Park ask Stan to help them build a manger in anticipation of the birth of their Lord and Savior. Stan complies only to find out that they serve a very different Lord.

Launched in 1997, South Park, now in its 11th season, is the highest-rated show on Comedy Central.

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