Jesse Longo with Den of Geek rated it 2.5 out of 5 stars, commenting that "The episode was less of a trip and more of a mellow high.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hummels_%26_Heroin

Can you tell what is meant by the critical evaluation in bold. I think that it could mean that the episode was not a stunner but average but it stems from the stars that were given.

  • For me, it's hilarious to read serious critiques of a South Park episode. It's pretty common for movie and television critics to make humorous comparisons like this.
    – Ringo
    Oct 19 '17 at 17:03

A trip is a hallucinogenic experience. A mellow high is a milder altered state with a sense of well-being.

The terms are being used figuratively, of course, and subjectively, with trip being at the "best" end of the rating spectrum.

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    Worth noting, I think, is that both trip and high are common parlance within the drug culture.
    – J.R.
    Oct 19 '17 at 16:26
  • You're a trip, @J.R. ;) Oct 19 '17 at 20:48

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