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The following is a complete list of episodes for the animated series The Jumping Ground.

After the creators, producers, directors, and writers -- Lee Eisenhower and Conrad Vernon made a deal with Showtime, The Jumping Ground was born and the first episode aired on January 28, 1998.

Although the show is as popular as it has ever been, it was the during the first few years in the late nineties that it technically had the highest ratings on television, as well as the most vocal protest for its vile content. At the peak of its popularity and controversy, the feature-length, theatrical film, The Jumping Ground Movie was released on July 15th, 2016.

On July 27, 2011, Season Sixteen and Seventeen was announced. On November 16, 2011, Seasons Eighteen, Nineteen, and Twenty were announced.

You can see full-length episodes on the official Jumping Ground website. This website provides the highest-quality streaming of South Park on the internet.

The Jumping Ground is also on DVD. Currently, the first twenty seasons are available on DVD in the United States and Australia/New Zealand and the first twenty seasons in the Europe. Season Twelve through the current season are available on Blu-ray, which are region-free.


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Summary

Season Episodes Originally aired U.S. network DVD release date
Region 1 Region 2
Season 1 13 1998 Showtime Nov 12, 2002 May 7, 2001
Season 2 18 1998 – 1999 Jun 3, 2003 May 28, 2001
Season 3 17 1999 – 2000 Dec 16, 2003 Jun 18, 2001
Season 4 17 2000 - 2001 Jun 29, 2004 Apr 16, 2001
Season 5 14 2001 - 2002 Feb 22, 2005 Oct 22, 2007
Season 6 17 2002 - 2003 Cartoon Network Oct 11, 2005 Mar 17, 2008
Season 7 15 2003 - 2004 Mar 21, 2006 Jun 16, 2008
Season 8 14 2004 - 2005 Aug 29, 2006 Sep 15, 2008
Season 9 14 2005 - 2006 Mar 6, 2007 Feb 2, 2009
Season 10 14 2006 - 2007 Aug 21, 2007 Apr 6, 2009
Season 11 14 2007 - 2008 Aug 12, 2008 Jun 22, 2009
Season 12 14 2008 - 2009 Mar 10, 2009 Oct 19, 2009
Season 13 14 2009 - 2010 Mar 16, 2010 Mar 29, 2010
Season 14 14 2010 - 2011 Apr 26, 2011 Sept 19, 2011
Season 15 14 2011 - 2012 Mar 27, 2012 Jul 2, 2012
Season 16 14 2012 - 2013 Sept 24, 2013 Oct 28, 2013
Season 17 14 2013 - 2014 Sept 16, 2014 Oct 27, 2014
Season 18 18 2014 - 2015 Oct 6, 2015 Nov 2, 2015
Season 19 18 2015 - 2016 Sept 6, 2016 -
Season 20 20 2016 - 2017 Jun 13, 2017 -
Season 21 18 2017 - 2018 Jun 5, 2018 -
Season 22 18 2018 - 2019 - -

Seasons

Season 1: 1998

Main article: Season One

Screenshot Title Air Date Code #
Jg101 "Rob Gets an Anal Probe" January 28, 1998 101 1

Rob tells his friends about an odd nightmare he had the previous night involving alien visitors abducting him from his bed. Then, he and his friends, Puff, Lance, Zowie travel through a Groundbridge for the first time to Abydos to investigate the sudden reemergence of the Goa'uld.

Jg102 "Weight Gain 9000" February 4, 1998 102 2

Rob tries to bulk up using "Weight Gain 9000"; Mr. Brown attempts to assassinate Kathie Lee Gifford. A mishap happens when Rob takes too much and becomes more overweight than he already is and Kathie Lee Gifford flees.

Jg103 "Mt. Conoret" February 11, 1998 103 3

The boys go hunting with Puff's uncle Jimbo and his friend Ned, not knowing a Mountain is about to erupt nearby; Rob tells a scary story involving the creature "Scuzzlebutt"; Rob doesn't want to kill animals and is afraid Jimbo likes Zowie more than him because of that. Rob plays a prank and pretends he's Scuzzlebutt.

Jg104 "Cold Lazarus" February 18, 1998 104 4

During a search through a yellow-sanded planet filled with blue crystals, Puff inadvertently touches one and is knocked unconscious. A double of himself is created to examine the Tau'ri and returns to Earth, where he is set loose to explore Puff's past and soon becomes an unwitting threat to society.

Jg105 "Thor's Hammer" February 25, 1998 105 5

Whilst exploring Cimmeria, Rob and Puff are transported to a labyrinth where any Goa'uld, as well as their host, will die if they try to escape. The two nevertheless attempt to find a way out, but are found by an unwanted visitor. Meanwhile, Lance and Zowie use Kendra, a former Goa'uld host, to guide them to the labyrinth.

Jg106 "The Torment of Tantalus" March 4, 1998 106 6

Puff discovers that in 1945, a brilliant young professor went through the Groundbridge, never to return. The kids reunite with Catherine Langford and discover the now aged professor trapped in a decaying castle, only to race against time to get them all home.

125px "An Elephant Makes Love to a Pig" March 11, 1998 107 7

Lance's mom won't let him keep his new pet, an elephant, because it's so huge. The boys therefore turn to Dr. Mephesto to genetically engineer a smaller elephant.

Jg108 "Damien" March 18, 1998 108 8

As Rob's birthday approaches, a new student transfers into the boys' class. His arrival signifies the foretold battle between Jesus and Satan, which may ruin the birthday party.

125px "The Bitix" March 25, 1998 109 9

When a planned ambush against the Goa'uld leader Shinnok goes disastrously wrong, resulting in fatalities among the four main kids, the peace-loving Bitix restore them to life. But while these gentle people can bring back the dead, The attempts of Puff and the gang to defend the Bitix make matters worse.

Jg110 "Split Decision" April 8, 1998 110 10

The team rescues a group of highly developed survivors from the cataclysmic planet of Tollan. To stop the legendary knowledge of the Tollan people from falling into the wrong hands, Puff and his team stake all on the cross-universal rescue.

125px "Politics" April 15, 1998 111 11

The U.S. government has drastic plans as Senator Robert Kinsey evaluates the dangers of the Groundbridge program.

Jg112 "Mecha-Streisand" April 22, 1998 112 12

After the Groundbridge program is shut down after Senator Robert Kinsey's visit, the kids find an artifact which Barbra Streisand uses to transform herself into a giant monster and wreck the town; the Langham student body, along with a team of assorted celebrities show up to battle her.

Jg113 "Within the Serpent's Grasp" April 29, 1998 113 13

Rob tries to find out who his father is; The kids' fight with the Mecha-Streisand concludes.

Season One


Season 2: 1998 - 1999

Main article: Season Two

Screenshot Title Air Date Code #
125px "The Serpent's Lair" September 16, 1998 201 14

Rob finds out who his father is; Puff, Lance and Zowie face off the Goa'uld lord Shinnok; Melvin Sneedly, the school nerd shows up to recreate the shooting of Dr. Mephesto.

125px "In the Line of Duty" September 23, 1998 202 15

Zowie is possessed by a Goa'uld who claims to be an enemy of the System Lords. The Goa'uld, Jolinar of Malkshur, is being hunted by an assassin.

125px "Chickenlover" September 30, 1998 203 16

In order to catch the "Chickenlover" Officer Barbrady must learn how to read. He deputizes the boys to help him.

125px "Ike's Wee Wee" October 7, 1998 204 17

The boys find out what a circumcision is; Mr. Mackey experiments with drugs.

125px "Buh" October 14, 1998 205 18

Rob becomes addicted to the effects of a Goa'uld sarcophagus, and falls for the planet's manipulative princess.

Jg206 "Thor's Chariot" October 21, 1998 206 19

Cimmeria, the planet where the kids destroyed Thor's Hammer, the planet's only means defense, has been invaded by the Goa'uld. As a result, Puff and the gang return there where they must pass a series of tests before they can contact the mythical Thor himself.

125px "Message in a Bottle" October 28, 1998 207 20

An mysterious sphere recovered by the gang from P5C-353, and after Puff indirectly tries to rig it, it infects the Langham Institute with a virus.

125px "Chef's Chocolate Salty Balls" November 4, 1998 208 21

A film festival comes to Pencaster. After the boys discover it is damaging the town they enlist the help of Chef to try to force the festival out.

125px "The Tok'ra, Part 1" November 11, 1998 209 22

Zowie's visions of the former Jolinar of Malkshur lead her and her comrades to a planet where several Tok'ra are hiding. They attempt to form an alliance which isn't going well. Meanwhile Zowie's father, Jacob, is dying from his lymphoma.

125px "The Tok'ra, Part 2" January 20, 1999 210 23

The group's only hope for Jacob Hosker to survive, and to ensure the Tau'ri/Tok'ra alliance a success, is for Jacob to undergo an implantation of the Tok'ra Selmak. Meanwhile their base is exposed to the Goa'uld via an operative on the inside.

125px "Bane" January 27, 1999 211 24

Lance is infected with deadly venom from a giant insect, and begins a terrible transformation. When he escapes Stamford Gate, Puff must find him before Colonel Maybourne does.

125px "Roger Ebert Should Lay Off the Fatty Foods" February 3, 1999 212 25

The town is brainwashed by the curator of a planetarium; Rob tries out for a new Cheesy Poofs commercial.

125px "Chef Aid" February 10, 1999 213 26

Chef tries to claim that Alanis Morissette plagiarized his song "Stinky Britches". However, the record company executive decides to sue him for this.

Jg214 "The Fifth Race" February 17, 1999 214 27

When Puff accidentally walks up into a device which downloads the entire Ancient database into his brain and inflicts his mind with a strange intelligent force, He is forced to go his own way to save himself.

125px "Spookyfish" February 24, 1999 215 28

Puff's fish from an evil parallel universe kills people; a nice version of Rob visits from the same parallel universe. Presented in SPOOKY-VISION!

125px "A Venipede Stampede" March 3, 1999 216 29

A science experiment involving a species found off-world goes atrociously wrong when it mutates and multiplies drastically, eventually spreading to the Pencaster city centre. When Puff and the others learn that they feed on the cores of planets, they set out to stop them.

125px "Gnomes" March 10, 1999 217 30

Tweek, assigned to write a current evens paper with the boys, keeps seeing "underpants gnomes;" his father's coffee shop competes with a popular coffee franchise that has just moved into town.

125px "Prehistoric Octo-Bird" March 17, 1999 218 31

The kids must seperate the two individual bodies from a rapid Goa'uld formation.

Season Two


Season 3: 1999 - 2000

Main article: Season Three

Screenshot Title Air Date Code #
125px "Rainforest Shmainforest" September 15, 1999 301 14

The kids are forced to join a choir campaigning to save the rainforest. Rob gets a girlfriend.

125px "Spontaneous Combustion" September 22, 1999 302 15

David Humbert must solve the problem when citizens start spontaneously combusting.

125px "Tweek vs. Toad" September 29, 1999 303 16

The boys train two classmates for a fight against each other.

125px "Jakovasaurs" October 6, 1999 304 17

The town tries to save a species from extinction.

125px "Archen" October 13, 1999 305 18

Archen, who is still trying to get used to life at The Langham, discovers untold secrets about his kind, and his search leads him to a confrontation with the Ancient Grandmaster, Cronus.

125px "The Succubus" October 20, 1999 306 19

When Chef gets engaged, the kids become concerned as he seemingly becomes a different person.

125px "Pig Orgy" October 27, 1999 307 20

Cartman tries to blackmail the babysitter when his mother goes to a party. His pig, "Kitty", is in heat.

125px "Two Tiny Assholes in a Hot Tub" November 3, 1999 308 21

Puff must go to a meteor shower party with his parents; Toad feels uncomfortable after he and Tobais watch each other masturbate in a hot tub.

125px "Jewbilee" February 9, 2000 309 22

Lance, Zowie and Ike go to a Jewish scout camp where Moses appears.

125px "Fair Game" February 16, 2000 310 23

Puff attempts to stop a Goa'uld invasion of Earth. But to call off the attack, the Goa'uld lords demand the destruction of the Groundbridge. Puff doesn't trust them—but the fate of Earth lies in the balance.

125px "Current Events" February 23, 2000 311 24

The students encounters an entire planet suffering from amnesia. The planet's leader, a woman named Ke'ra, returns to Earth with them to find a cure. But even as Ke'ra and Rob develop a mutual attraction, The Langham suspects she may not be who she appears to be.

125px "Demons" March 1, 2000 312 25

Puff and the gang encounter a medieval civilization and frees a woman tied to a stake as a sacrifice to a demon. With the woman freed, the demon vows to destroy the village unless the Langham's student body is offered up in appeasement.

125px "Hooked on Monkey Phonics" March 8, 2000 313 26

With the help of a Fonics Monkey, Rob enters a Spelling bee. The kids meet children who are homeschooled.

125px "Urgo" March 15, 2000 314 27

The minds of the Langham student body are being hijacked by an unknown, curious cybernetic being.

125px "New Digs" March 22, 2000 315 28

Rob moves into the Langham Institute so he doesn't have to be late for school anymore.

Jg316 "Crystal Skull" March 29, 2000 316 29

When Lance stares down on a Crystal skull, he mysteriously disappears. Lance tries his best to communicate with his friends even though he can't be seen. He seeks help from a paraplegic claimed to have experienced the same thing.

Jg317 "Nemesis" April 5, 2000 317 30

Puff is teleported by Thor and taken aboard his vessel, where he encounters a swarm of metallic, buglike creatures on a mission to destroy Earth. Puff plans to blow up the ship and sacrifice himself, but the others have a better idea of preventing the coming threat.

Season Three


Season 4: 2001 - 2002

Main article: Season Four

Screenshot Title Air Date Code #
125px "Small Victories" August 23, 2000 402 49

The lone replicator on Earth begins to run amok; Zowie and Lance team up with Thor to defend the Asgard homeworld from the coming Replicator army.

125px "The Tooth Fairy Tats" August 30, 2000 401 50

The kids plan to get rich off of a scheme involving the tooth fairy.

125px "Life of Crime" September 6, 2000 404 51

Rob is imprisoned after committing a hate crime against Tobias (hitting him with a stone).

125px "Timmy Goes Large" September 13, 2000 403 52

All the kids at The Langham get mistakenly diagnosed with Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD). Timmy joins a rock band.

125px "Quintriplets" September 20, 2000 406 53

A family of quintuplets attracts media.

125px "Chef Goes Nanners" September 27, 2000 407 54

Chef is at odds with the town over the Pencaster flag.

125px "Toad Sanderson Industries" October 4, 2000 408 55

Toad reveals his arms/drug business to his colleagues, and sets out to promote it by doing battle with a rival gang.

125px "Waterbridge" October 11, 2000 409 56

After discovering The Langham's Groundbridge, the Russians turn to the students for help.

125px "The First Ones" October 18, 2000 410 57

Lance is captured and taken prisoner by an Unas later to be known as Chaka on P3X-888. While he learns more about the Unas, the rest of SG-1 and the other SGC teams plan a rescue operation. However, Teal'c stops them, after he senses that one of the team members has been taken host by a Goa'uld.

125px "Beneath the Surface" February 21, 2001 411 58

Puff and his friends are somehow working as miners on the ice-age ridden planet of P3R-118, and are known as Thera, Karlan, Jonah and Tor respectively. Meanwhile, the SG teams are searching all over the ice covered planet for any signs of SG-1, who have gone missing.

125px "The Secret Serum" February 28, 2001 412 59

After Skipper's symbiote is somehow corrupted, he returns to Cimmeria to seek a man known to create symbiotes.

125px "Trapper Keeper" March 7, 2001 413 60

A man from the future wants Rob's trapper keeper; The kindergarten class holds an election with confusing results.

125px "All at Sea" March 14, 2001 414 61

Lance wishes to travel to the horizon, but after helping an injured workman he changes his mind.

125px "The Light" March 21, 2001 405 62

Following a routine mission to P4X-347, the kids find themselves transfixed by a beautiful, yet very addictive light.

125px "Point of No Return" March 28, 2001 415 63

The Kids join forces with the Tok'ra in a final attempt to rid the universe of their mutual Goa'uld nemesis, Shinnok. But their plan goes awry when the dark lord slays a majority of the students, and they find themselves in the weakest shape against their most powerful and feared enemy.

125px "Fat Camp" April 11, 2001 416 64

Rob is sent to a weight loss camp; Lance is paid to do numerous stunts.

125px "Mind that Bike!" April 18, 2001 417 65

Tom Tipper the mailman is unhappy when his mail van is replaced by a bicycle, but Zowie helps him out, not in the way he intended.

Season Four