How South Park season premiere messed with viewers’ Amazon Alexas and Google Homes

South Park demonstrated how easy a TV show can take over your Amazon Alexa or Google Home! See why it might be a good idea to keep them away from your TV...

South Park is no stranger to controversy and even prides itself on triggering its audience.

But when the show returned for its 21st season on Wednesday night, the premiere episode managed to trigger a new section of the populace: digital home assistants.

The most recent South Park episode resulted in viewers’ devices being triggered by the show.

The episode, entitled “White People Renovating Houses”, was mainly focused on taking shots at white nationalism but in a subplot, Cartman and co decided to mess around with home assistants such as Alexa and Google Home.

As a result, many viewers had their home assistants tricked into saying some very South Park-ish things.

Warning. Be ready for strong language in this video

This is not the first time digital home assistants have been set off by television.

In January, a little girl asked Alexa to buy her a dollhouse and after obediently Alexa complied, the girl’s parents told the local news what had happened.

It might be a good idea to keep your Amazon Alexa device away from your TV.

As reported in The Verge, when San Diego CW6’s news anchor said “I love the little girl, saying ‘Alexa ordered me a dollhouse’”, it in turn triggered a whole bunch of viewers devices. Dollhouses for everyone!

You may want to disable voice activated purchases if you own an Alexa or Google Home.

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