‘South Park’ Goes to a Republican Debate (Video)

Cartman tries to assert his authori-tie in the political arena during Wednesday's "Faith Hilling" episode of "South Park"

Cartman and his gang at a Republican debate? That can't be good for Newt Gingrich and his fellow debaters, as a preview clip of Wednesday's new "South Park" episode suggests.

The third episode of the Comedy Central series' 16th season is called "Faith Hilling." The clip finds Cartman, Butters and Kyle plotting while the Republican candidates debate.

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Comedy Central's official description of the episode: "Mankind’s evolution begins to accelerate at a rapid and disturbing pace. Concurrently, another species on the planet is exhibiting the same drastic development. Eventually the two species will battle to the death and 'Faith Hilling' may be humanity’s only hope."

Watch the preview: