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His body is used a few times for humiliations. Gosh Dang It to Heck! Taken about as far as possible in "Who can Win a Cockfight", but both men's genitals take a fair bit of abuse in general. While roughhousing with the replacement Spencer in the arm wrestling episode, Kenny purposely kicked him in the gonads after receiving a very light backhand slap to the face.
In "Who do gay guys like more? Despite this for some reason Spenny still thought it would be a good idea to try and kiss the poor guy, who was understandably put off. He abandons it quickly when he realizes that his ways of having fun are too subdued compared to Kenny's. Kenny has this for real. He was a war photographer during the Gulf War, and has won several awards for his work in filmmaking. Hoist by His Own Petard: Spenny's problem was that his favorite meat was turkey, and it was so dry that he couldn't keep up his pace.
Kenny, meanwhile, ate so much meat that he got food poisoning and had to stop eating entirely. Spenny managed a win after he switched to a juicier meat. Flirty Kenny invites over Spenny's attractive cousin in order to frustrate Spenny into speaking In "Who Can Win a Cock Fight", Kenny buys sulfuric acid with the intention of weaponizing it but is dismayed to discover that it won't dissolve a mannequin, a styrofoam head, a porcelain tile or even some fruit.
No matter what torture he suffers, what humiliation he goes through, Spenny rarely allows himself flexible rules the way Kenny does. A prime example being the island episode where Kenny reveals the island isn't a deserted island but a Cuban resort.
Kenny wants to kick back and relax but Spenny refuses, committing to continuing the competition During "Who can eat more meat" Kenny asks Dr. Goldfield how much money Kenny's penis would be worth if it were sold as food on the black market.
Goldfield responds in whispered awe that it would be worth maybe more than a million. During "Who can bone the most women", Spenny spends the first half of the episode stressing the importance that he respects women, that he doesn't want to sexualize or objectify them, and that he would even admire and respect them more for turning down participating in the episode Kenny hires a mentally handicapped man to pretend to be his little brother so that he can impress a group of old ladies with how sweet and loving he is.
Yes, he's more professional than Kenny and may be more book smart, but he's nowhere near Kenny's machiavellian mind when it comes to winning the weekly challenges. Also, Spenny has nowhere near Kenny's social skills: Kenny SEEMS like an obnoxious asshole, but it's mostly directed at Spenny, and he's very likeable compared and funny towards other people, while Spenny is more genuinely mean.
Even the series' crew likes Kenny more and is willing to go along with his schemes. One humiliation sees Spenny put a gigantic billboard up on a screen, that just says "Kenny Hotz Is A LOSER" with a slideshow showing awful, unflattering pictures of Kenny, and then demands Kenny stand shirtless in the street so people can call him a loser.
Kenny actually loves it, because "my fucking picture's like 50 feet high! That's what happens when you're dealing with an egomaniac extrovert. Kenny's entire family is made up of scheming manipulative people who enjoy tormenting Spenny. The only difference is they are able to hide it behind loving facades. The crowning example is the ten-mile race where all of Kenny's relatives pretended his mother died and were in mourning.
In what was a Crowning Moment of Awesome for dear Spencer, he arrived late to the footrace, dressed in his best suit — and trounced his devious, scheming roommate. More often Kenny, mainly due to the fact most of the time he has no idea where to draw a line or stop.
Winning a beer drinking contest by swapping his own beer for non-alcoholic beer? Winning a humor contest by tricking Spenny with a fake medical letter saying that Spenny's contracted HIV? Spenny has alleged in commentary they actually get along well when not trying to beat the other. In one episode Spenny went through some trauma and Kenny comforted him. Spenny took a moment to tell the viewers that when it comes down to it Kenny is a good friend. Of course, the effect was ruined when Kenny won the competition using the aforementioned HIV prank.
Spenny himself can be somewhat obnoxious. In the episode where he goes on a date with a gay guy, he tries way too hard to act like the "mature" one, while at the same time every five seconds reminding him that he is not gay. At least Kenny acts offensive on purpose.
Spenny's personal trainer in their pilot episode. He believes Kenny is cheating and demands that he forfeit and make Spenny win. Kenny tells him that he isn't doing anything of the sort, and the trainer starts physically threatening him, and then putting him in a headlock until Kenny passes out.
In who can be the better news reporter, Spenny does the exact thing a reporter is not supposed to do, which is chase after ambulances and police cars to try and snoop on them for a story, which ends up causing the men to get really pissed at Spenny. In Who is Funnier, Spenny confesses to a whole audience at a stand up club that he has HIV, or atleast he thought he did at the time.
The comedian that went on stage immediately after Spenny walked out as an emotional wreck then proceeded to make jokes about Spenny having aids. In the ten mile race episode, while driving to Kenny's mother's fake funeral, Spenny talks about what a bad mother she was and that she failed at bringing Kenny up into a decent person and this is really the only thing he ever says about her specifically after finding out about her death.
Keep in mind that while she wasn't dead, he actually believed she was. Surprisingly, Kenny opted to cause large-scale grievances like parking the show's production van in a busy intersection to win, but it could be argued that he was still being a Jerkass.
Spenny, meanwhile, adopted a completely new Jerkass persona complete with prosthetic makeup to render only people angry at a time. He would apologize to them after making sure that they were truly angry. Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Kenny can be this when he wants to. In the "Who do old people like more" episode, he hires a guy with Down's Syndrome to play his brother, "Lenny," who was supposed to tell the old ladies that Spenny touched him inappropriately.
Horrible prank aside, Kenny spends the day leading up to it taking the guy out on the town, and just treating him to a fantastic day. Jews Love to Argue: Both Kenny and Spenny are of Jewish heritage, though Kenny admits he's more of an atheist; and Spenny is not at all religious and the premise of the show is that they fight, so it's kind of an example of this trope.
Kenny usually gets away scot-free with his antics. Kenny, who manages to inexplicably be able to seduce virtually any girl he wants- except for Spenny's incredibly hot cousin, who he pines over. In one episode, Spenny makes it clear that he's not homophobic and is supportive of gay rights after Kenny starts making gay jokes. In a basketball competition, Spenny hires a group of children to be his basketball players, thinking Kenny wouldn't stop so low as to take them on in a real fight.
And instead Kenny brought in his team, dressed in black and masks, screaming and taking the kids on without any mercy whatsoever. However, he discovers that the doll has a very, very long battery life Every episode, Spenny lays out the rules and restrictions, trying to think of as many ways Kenny could find a way to cheat and prevent it.
This rarely hinders Kenny, and only serves as his real challenge that week. Spenny attempts this in "Who Can Squeeze More Boobs," seizing on the idea that the rules don't specifically female breasts.
He thinks he's a genius for it but in practice it makes basically no difference as men are even less interested in being groped by him than women are. Of course, Kenny one-ups him by groping cow udders, manikins and chicken breasts.
Loser Gets the Girl: Kenny hires some sexy celebrity impersonators to be seen in public so he could cause some paparazzi panic. Spenny ends up winning the challenge because Kenny never actually got around to writing anything, and completely missed out on the official decision by the editor because he was too busy having sex with a Beyonce impersonator.
Kenny argues that he was still the winner in the end. With an all male crew, it's bound to happen and thus, the b-roll in "Who Can Survive on an Island the Longest? Both Kenny and Spenny. Kenny has always had pretty ruffled hair, but its short and curly enough to look somewhat stylish. After the first few seasons, Spenny starts to grow his hair out and looks increasingly unkempt. Kenny loves to do this to Spenny. Missed Moment of Awesome: Unfortunately, he was holding the meter the wrong way, causing it to fail to register the full power of the fart.
This starts a sequence of events that leads to him losing the competition. Midway through "Who Can Go the Longest with Their Head in a Chicken Coop", Kenny and Spenny change the challenge to "Who can win a mature and serious debate against each other while wearing a chicken coop on their head.
Spenny in the octopus episode. In "whoever stops singing loses", it's pretty much a terrible version of this trope. Spenny ends up getting stuck on "row row row your boat" all day, and Kenny's crew contemplates quitting over how stupid this whole scene is.
When Kenny locked Spenny in a room for a day to keep from having to fight him in boxing, even he thought he went too far. He was so disgusted with what he did that he rushed home early, let Spenny out, and then let Spenny win the fight. The reasoning behind Spenny's nerd costume for the stripper episode. Never Work with Children or Animals: Spenny likes to think he is this in contrast to Kenny's Jerkass.
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In the wrestling episode, Spenny names his wrestling persona "The Nice Guy". Kenny has a collection of rare collectible vintage records. Included in this collection are Nazi war songs, and recordings of speeches by Hitler and Jim Jones. The film crews frequently appear on camera and there are numerous references to production and the fans, to the point where the show is as much about the production of the show as it is about the show proper.
Not So Above It All: While Spenny likes to advertise himself as an upstanding, patient competitor versus Kenny's lying cheater, he is extremely prone to losing his temper whenever Kenny starts to bend rules or insult him.
In regards to cheating, Spenny is also this. In the first season this is mostly averted as he needed to call his mother to get her blessing to cheat for the "Who is the Better Chef? But in later seasons, while not outright breaking rules, Spenny is fully willing to use any means at his disposal toget Kenny to quit.
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This is best seen in the "Gorilla Suit" competition, where much of the episode follows Spenny as he schemes to get Kenny to remove his own costume. Off the Rails The episode, "Who Can? Every now and then there's the occasional episode where Kenny decides to just ignore the competition entirely to simply indulge in himself, or to torment Spenny, usually both.
In "Who's the Better Soldier" Spenny is ecstatic about finally having a strict judge who will penalize Kenny and enforce the rules.
At first Spenny's dreams seem to come true, as Spenny makes a good first impression while Kenny's attitude disgusts the drill instructor. Then the drill instructor asks Spenny why he hasn't whipped Kenny into shape and tells him that since they are a team they are responsible for each other.
Older Than They Look: Both of them look to be in their early thirties or even late 20s. However by the 4th season, both Kenny and Spenny were already into their forties. Only in It for the Money: Spenny is deeply frustrated when one of the porn stars he hires for a challenge is not even trying to display any emotion and openly states that he's just here for the money. Spenny tries to be In recent seasons his sanity seems to have snapped. Easily flustered, and when flustered prone to angry outbursts of garbled, incoherent ranting, spastic violence and a tendency to injure himself, others or his possessions.
He does genuinely become this in the Who Can He walks into the production house to find that Kenny has hired guards and convinced them and the show's entire crew to act like ancient Romans with him as their emperor. While Spenny loudly disapproves at first, he soon sinks to their level; he tries to end their shenanigans by dressing up as the person who, in real life, killed the character that Kenny is playing.
This stunt gets him locked in the basement and chained up for the better part of a day. Ooh, Me Accent's Slipping: The judge of the episode deducts marks from him for it, and there's even a cutaway to his most egregious example. Spenny begins to feel this in the "Who Can Squeeze More Breasts" episode, telling the audience that he wants to scold the girls whose breasts he's squeezing by telling them not to let him squeeze their breasts.
He also feels this for his cousin Bianca, especially when Kenny makes advances on her. It doesn't help that, during the "Boner" episode, Spenny had explicitly asked her to arouse Kenny, but then got angry when Kenny was showing interest. Spenny has shades of this, given his boastful behaviour, Hair-Trigger Temperlimited sense of humour and tendency to act as The Fundamentalist in a show that thrives on bizarre and politically-incorrect comedy.
This mostly comes about as a result of his constant exasperation with Kenny's cheating, lying or making crude jokes to the camera, and can last an entire episode if Spenny doesn't enjoy the competition.
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Whenever someone is on camera that doesn't want to be seen on the show. Such as Spenny's mother, which is likely a good move, considering she's pretty much the go-to punchline for all of Kenny's most vulgar insults. Also for obvious censorship of inappropriate things. Rather odd though, in that they are able to show a puppet wearing a gigantic floppy erect dildo completely uncensored, but when Spenny starts putting that very same puppet's member in his mouth, they have to censor it.Kenny vs Spenny - Season 3 - Episode 7 - Who is Cooler
Please Don't Leave Me: Of course the emotion is sort of lost, as Kenny is only wearing a t shirt. The reason Kenny seems to win more competitions that are decided by a third party. He may be crass and offensive, but he also knows how to be fun and is fairly charismatic. Spenny tends to just make people feel uncomfortable.
Pretty Fly for a White Guy: Spenny, during "Who Is the Best Rapper". Bonus points for thinking Eminem 's name is pronounced E-mine-um. Put on a Bus: Spenny's second unit coordinator, Donny after season 3. He comes back in the wrestling episode in season 5 to serve as the referee. Spenny technically wins "Who Can Handle More Torture" but Kenny quickly realized that it was more of a "Who Can Handle More Humiliations" competition and threw it, meaning he only had to endure one humiliation at the end while Spenny received half a dozen over the course of the episode.
Spenny quits the show in the "Who can lift more weight with their genitals" episode. He comes back later. Kenny tends to keep Spenny perpetually near his breaking point, so Spenny very commonly is brought to this.
Real Life Writes the Plot: Through careful planning, Kenny was able to make Spenny believe that this was in effect in the "Ten Mile Race" episode. It turned out that Kenny's mother had only faked her death so that while Spenny drove up to the cemetery where the funeral would was being held, Kenny would be able to get a hard start on the race.
Red Oni, Blue Oni: This is the usual dynamic between Kenny red and Spenny blue. Subverted in terms of temperament. While Kenny is easily the wilder of the two, Spenny has a much hotter temper, and he is more prone to devolving into frustrated yelling when things aren't going his way.
Kenny is missing the tip of one of his fingers. And is pure evil. Kenny's strategy for winning often depends heavily on this trope.
Five seasons in, however, there isn't exactly much territory left for him to take refuge in — we mean, once you've faked your own mother's death and tricked your best friend into believing they had AIDS, there isn't much audacity left to take refuge in. The minute Spenny leaves in one episode, Kenny starts looking for awesome new replacements. In "First Person to Talk Loses", it seems Spenny's laptop's text-to-speech program has fallen passionately in love with Kenny.
Running Gag Almost any time Kenny is ever talking to ladies on the street, he will ask them for a simple peck on the cheek, and then at the last second he turns his head so that they accidentally kiss him on the lips. It works every time. Pretty much every other episode will bring up Spenny's extreme self-consciousness over the size of his penis.
Kenny repeatedly desecrates Spenny's bed in the show, ranging from merely rubbing against the blankets while naked to peeing all over the sheets. Despite the competition format, the main plot of the show is Kenny finding various ways to torment Spenny. The season three finale, "Arm-Wrestling Competition". Spenny hires a crack team of security guards to protect him from Kenny to prevent any possible sabotage. In a very rare moment of non-gullibility, Spenny was actually able to recognize that the police officer at his house was actually a paid actor just from looking at the quality of his shoes.
After having to call a draw during the camping episode due to them getting into a serious fight with each other, the crew decided their double humiliation be that they make up Kenny spends a large percent of the show walking around in his underwear.
A number of times Kenny has had scenes of him accompanied to the opening music to A Clockwork Orange The vignettes in the intro were tributes to Kenny's favorite movies: Kenny generally takes his losses much worse than Spenny does.
Spenny, especially in later seasons, generally takes his losses and humiliations with a little more grace. Spenny thinks that Kenny was raised this way by his mother. Stupidity Is the Only Option: The end result was pretty much the exact same stuff he made for "Who Can Make the Better Commercial". Spenny does this when he gets mad. Kenny is a surprisingly skilled chef. This is the reason Spenny immediately decides to cheat in "Who is the Better Chef?
Kenny isn't actually a violent person. He will lie, manipulate, torture, and Mind Rape Spenny, but outside of light rough housing, Kenny does not like to get into serious fights.
It's why they had to forfeit the wilderness episode, and why he took such extreme measures to get out of the boxing episode. Throw the Dog a Bone Sure, Kenny's film crew get to have a lot more fun and excitement than Spenny's team. But you know what, Spenny's team got to film a porno. Both Kenny and Spenny's film crew got to have the time of their life torturing the duo during "Who Can 69 Eachother the Longest", with the two tied down together and almost completely immobile, the entire crew joined in spraying them with any liquids available, throwing random objects at them, and breaking plates over them.
For once they were the ones not screaming for mercy. Kenny's humor is split evenly between this and wit. It'd be easier to list the episodes where Kenny isn't doing this to Spenny. Kenny and his coffee. As he stated in one episode, "I haven't had a belly laugh since Spenny usually reacts with exasperation at Kenny's jokes, which often victimize Spenny.
Kenny jokes constantly, usually at Spenny's expense through character assassination. He also verbally targets much of Spenny's family, which offends Spenny the most. Spenny's most common emotional reaction on the show is anger, usually at something Kenny has said or done. Their personalities and outlooks frequently clash in general, which leads to constant argument and sometimes escalates with physical violence. He also frequently becomes depressed, even threatening to quit the show on multiple occasions.
Sometimes, Kenny's pranks move beyond simple character assassination. In one episode, he secretly gave Spenny several hits of LSD. In another, he forged a letter to Spenny from the Ontario Ministry of Healthinforming Spenny that he had been in contact with someone who had HIV, and thereby deceiving Spenny into believing he had contracted the virus.
Throughout the show, Kenny employs the help of his friends and family to assist him in his plans to cheat. Spenny also employs the help of friends in some competitions, usually to provide advice or moral support, though Spenny's family is less involved, preferring to have no participation whatsoever in the show. One of Kenny's most frequent helpers is Dr.
Goldfield, a herbalist, who gives him tips for many of the show's endurance competitions. Another recurring person in the show is Bobby Patton, a mutual friend who participates in two episodes. It is clear that as the show progressed into the later seasons, Kenny and Spenny's friendship deteriorates. Kenny's pranks and schemes become progressively more devious and harmful, and Spenny's tolerance of Kenny, and his willingness to be civil, diminishes as his animosity for his "best friend" swells.
Although it is implied that the loser has agreed to the choice of humiliation, in some episodes the winner attempts to extend the humiliation beyond what was agreed upon.
Kenny has defined winning as not having to perform a humiliation, or perform a lesser humiliation, while Spencer has defined winning as being declared the competition winner. This difference in opinion results in disputes over who was the true 'winner' in some cases. Spenny's definition of "victory" is more sportsmanlike—in a race between two people, if the person ahead is sabotaged by the person behind, official rules designate second place as the victor of the race.
Kenny's definition of "victory" is enjoying the humiliation of the loser. The show is usually less focused on who will actually win the competition and more on how each competitor will go about trying to win. This is evidenced by the fact that the person who performs the humiliation is not always technically the loser based on the rules—they just do not know about the rules broken by the winner.
On many occasions, a competitor, usually Kenny, has cheated and still been declared the winner. The show rarely shows the aftermath of the competition, leaving it unknown how a competitor reacted upon finding out that his opponent cheated. Some episodes include the voices of Kenny and Spenny during the closing credits, commenting on an unfair loss.
Production[ edit ] Kenny Hotz Starting with the fourth season, Kenny and Spenny were both executive producers and received credit separate from five other executive producers. Matt Stone and Trey Parkercreators of the TV show South Parkjoined the show for the fourth season and were given their own separate credit as executive producers for the ten episodes in which they were involved.