The latest episode of South Park, which is currently in its 24th season, had something clever to say about the future of Bitcoin as a mainstream digital currency. The episode in question featured a story line in which the incorrigible child stars of the show grow up to become highly dysfunctional adults, and they must endure a COVID-19 pandemic that lasts until the year 2062.

How Bitcoin comes into play in this latest South Park episode is that a character is forced to pay for an overnight stay at a seedy motel with Bitcoin; specifically, he does so with a card that is linked to his digital wallet, and the transaction is settled by means of a QR code. The motel clerk says something snide about having to accept Bitcoin. The punchline is that Americans have lost so much trust in the banking system that they prefer to take their chances on a highly volatile digital currency that may or may not be subject to manipulation.

Since 1997, South Park has managed to stand out as one of the most controversial animated sitcom series on American television. It’s not a secret that South Park has a lot to do with the success of the series. The reason behind its success is the brilliant way in which creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone managed to capture the attention of the American audience with their satirical comedy that still remains to this day.

The show is not only about a crude and foul humor but also about a way of life that is very close to the Americans and which is based on a wide and complicated concept. If you are one of those who really like South Park, and if you have also seen other cartoons like Futurama, you will immediately see that both have many common ideas. However, it is worth mentioning that only South Park is still as fresh, outrageous and funny as it was on its first episode.

It is not surprising for Bitcoin to make a South Park appearance. The show often tackles issues that are not limited to popular culture but also emerging financial trends.