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'South Park's' Cartman tackles Lady Gaga's 'Poker Face'

October 29, 2009 |  6:56 am

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Rather than go after Lady Gaga's obvious fashion oddities, "South Park" highlighted the pop star's more melodic side, giving her "Poker Face" two showcase moments on Wednesday night's episode. 

The first time the song appeared in featured Cartman, Kenny and Kyle playing "Poker Face" on a "Rock Band"-styled video game, as well as having some fun with the lyrics. Mocking Stan's sudden concern about commercial whaling practices, Cartman improvises, "I don't give a crap about whales so go and hug a tree." Watch it here.

Later, and in this clip (viewer discretion advised; the clip and its website use language some would find objectionable), Cartman grinds his way through the Lady Gaga hit in the show's centerpiece musical montage."Poker Face" as an animated activist anthem? Who knew?

--Todd Martens

Screenshot: http://www.southparkstudios.com/

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