Block 13 (also known as قطعة 13 in native Arabic) a Kuwaiti cartoon series. It is adapted from the American cartoon series South Park.
The cartoon serie was created by Sami Al-Khars (سامي الخرس) and directed by Nawaf Salem Al-Shammari (نواف سالم الشمري) with the collaboration of Saleh Al-Bawi (صالح الباوي), Mona Shaddad (منى شداد), Daoud Hussein (داود حسين), Yousuf Al-Omani (يوسف العماني) and Abeer Al-Gendy (عبير الجندي).
It was shown on Kuwait TV in 2000. It is the first cartoon series in the Gulf region, Saloom , Abboud and his sister Farooha , Hammoud , Azzouz , who have a comic relationship full of ridiculous positions in the school with Teacher Saleh and Teacher Attiyat. The series dealt with many issues that concern the Kuwaiti society in a smooth and funny way and was exposed in the Kuwaiti dialect.
The main characters are derived from South Park in terms of appearance and design but the focus and issues are so different that they do not contain scenes of violence or anything else, because they are very different from this aspect, they tell Kuwaiti, Arab and Gulf issues and suits all ages. As well as new figures not found in South Park such as Teacher Attiyat. It also shows the Gulf fashion and customs.