Team America: World Police was created by the use of puppetry of the mid-1960s series Thunder Birds with action/disaster flicks produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, tells the story of a small group of heroic figures who travel the globe protecting democracy and freedom against terrorism.
Our heroes are an elite team of foul-mouthed, tough-guy superheroes with strings attached with a classic thunderbirds theme to the film, who cruise around the globe in their fleet of helicopters and hi-tech vehicles, preventing terrorist attacks however in the process causing devastation wherever they go. Soon they have to confront a world-threatening conspiracy, masterminded by North Korea's Kim Jong-il, manipulating the F.A.G. (Film Actors Guild) too assist him in his act of terror.
Terry Parker and Matt Stone comedy geniuses of the animated series south park, take the view on puppet films to a whole next level. The result is a hilarious bad taste and a symbol political sarcasm. The entire acting profession is washed away overthrown by a couple of puppets attached to strings, more funny, entertaining and offensive than actors. You know you shouldn't laugh. You know it's wicked and wrong; you shouldn't laugh when Team America's highly viewed opponents reveal themselves to be members of the Film Actors Guild otherwise known as "FAG", destroying the reputation of those actors referred to in the film.
Many will frown in disgust at this film's unmatchable immaturity. Team America: World Police is criminally, deplorably funny. The giggling starts at the spectacular opening scene when Team America take down a group of terrorists in Paris , however in the process they end up destroying the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe and the Louvre, things more or less continue from there. The explicit puppet sex scene between Gary and Lisa is hilarious, in every sense. One of the many highlights of the film is the scene when Gary, drunk and depressed for having let down the team, hits rock bottom...