South Park's Chef
has whipped together an episode addressing the recent hoopla surrounding Isaac Hayes
' exit from the series. "The Return of Chef!", which will now launch the series' 10th season on March 22, depicts the "triumphant homecoming" of Hayes' alter ego. "While Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman are thrilled to have their old friend back," the press release states, "they notice that something about Chef seems different." Per the New York Daily News
, Comedy Central isn't saying whether Hayes' voice is used in the episode, and it's unclear whether the fresh eppy targets Scientology. As reported yesterday
, there is now a question about the circumstances of Hayes' departure.