Question: 'South Park' Christmas
What was the first South Park Christmas video? Why was it important?
Answer: The first South Park Christmas video was an animated short by Matt Stone and Trey Parker titled "Spirit of Christmas." The duo created the it while they were students at the University of Colorado for a Fox executive who paid them to create a video Christmas card. After the "Spirit of Christmas" video became a viral hit, it caught the attention of Comedy Central. Comedy Central asked Stone and Parker to create a cartoon based on the short, which became South Park. The South Park Christmas video is also known as "Jesus vs. Santa," because it depicts Jesus duking it out with Santa for turning Christmas into a materialistic holiday.