Stan's dog disappearence

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Stan's dog disappearence

Postby invaderzimfan#1 » Sat Jan 12, 2013 9:57 am

whatever happened to Stan's dog sparky?
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Re: Stan's dog disappearence

Postby kevin..goddamit » Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:54 pm

some characters are only used for one episode because the show's creators realized that theres no point in developing the character unless its a main character in a certain episode for example cartman's cat which disappeared when it wasnt relevent.
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Re: Stan's dog disappearence

Postby Big-Will » Sat Jan 12, 2013 2:45 pm

Sparky was there just to show that Stan has a pet. The last time he appeared on the show was in "Good Times With Weapons," when Stan shaved off some fur from Sparky for Kyle to glue onto Butters. Maybe he'll appear on the show this year, since other characters who haven't been seen in a long time made appearances last year.
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Re: Stan's dog disappearence

Postby Lyon82 » Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:57 pm

Hey, how many years was Grandpa Marsh missing until this season. How often do you see Shelley versus the rest of the family? Most of the background characters are pretty disposable until they are needed again. When you are writing a story you want to keep it concise and when you are expected to finish a 22 minute long episode in a week there's not a whole lot of time for anything beyond the essentials.
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Re: Stan's dog disappearence

Postby JVM » Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:33 pm

^ Grampa Marsh's last appearance prior to this season was "Pinewood Derby" in Season 13, and before that, tough to pinpoint.

Shelly's around quite a bit, but barely talks.

Stan's dog Sparky is in the upcoming game "The Stick of Truth" so he's not COMPLETELY forgotten...
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Re: Stan's dog disappearence

Postby HUMANCENTiPAD2.0 » Sun Mar 03, 2013 10:08 pm

It's not as mysterious as Kyle's elephant.

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