The BEST Episodes of South Park

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 24, 2019

Network: Comedy Central

South Park is an animated series featuring four boys who live in the Colorado town of South Park, which is beset by frequent odd occurrences. The show grew out of a short film that Trey Parker and Matt Stone created called The Spirit of Christmas, and has become an award-winning show that is a unique blend of humor and satire.

Make Love, Not Warcraft

#1 - Make Love, Not Warcraft

Season 10 - Episode 8

A renegade player threatens the Massively Multiplayer Online game World of Warcraft and the fate of the game lay in the hands of Cartman, Kyle, Stan and Kenny.

star 8.62
934 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Scott Tenorman Must Die

#2 - Scott Tenorman Must Die

Season 5 - Episode 4

Cartman goes medieval on Scott Tenorman's ass when ginger-haired Scott tricks our supple hero into buying his pubic hair for $16.12. Radiohead guest stars and plays a role in Cartman's elaborate scheme at getting sweet revenge on his unsuspecting foe.

star 8.60
754 votes
Directors: Eric Stough
Writers: Trey Parker
Tsst

#3 - Tsst

Season 10 - Episode 7

When Cartman's mom realizes she can't control her son anymore, she gets help from an expert. Cesar Millan, “The Dog Whisperer" takes on the challenge and while he might have what it takes, Eric Cartman's not going down without a fight.

star 8.37
660 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
The Return of the Fellowship of the Ring to the Two Towers

#4 - The Return of the Fellowship of the Ring to the Two Towers

Season 6 - Episode 13

The boys are on a mission: return "The Lord of the Rings" to the Two Towers Video Store in Conifer. But this is no ordinary copy. Butters, the evil sixth graders, and the boys' parents all try to steal the ring, er tape, from the boys. Will they succeed?

star 8.35
622 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Casa Bonita

#5 - Casa Bonita

Season 7 - Episode 11

Kyle is going to Casa Bonita for his birthday, but he can only bring three friends. He chooses Stan, Kenny, and Butters. Cartman, outraged by not being chosen, comes up with a plan to take Butters out of the picture.

star 8.27
598 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Grounded Vindaloop

#6 - Grounded Vindaloop

Season 18 - Episode 7

Butters is convinced that he’s living in a virtual reality. When he suddenly goes rogue and wreaks havoc at home and all over South Park, everyone struggles to figure out what’s real.

star 8.26
1,677 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
The Death of Eric Cartman

#7 - The Death of Eric Cartman

Season 9 - Episode 6

Butters is freaked out when he thinks he can communicate with the dead. Although his parents have made it clear to him there are no such things as ghosts, Butters is sure one is haunting him. Butters knows he has to give up his ghost pal or be put into a mental institution.

star 8.25
609 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Trapped in the Closet

#8 - Trapped in the Closet

Season 9 - Episode 12

Religious leaders recognize Stan as the second coming and a whole soap opera unfolds with the help of a famous R&B singer. The results of Stan’s personality test reveal that he’s depressed. While Stan looks to a new religion for answers, the church leaders recognize Stan as the second coming. Some A-List Hollywood celebrities join the faithful who have set up camp right in front of Stan’s house.

star 8.24
645 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Imaginationland: Episode I

#9 - Imaginationland: Episode I

Season 11 - Episode 10

When the entire contents of the world's imagination lay open before them, Stan and Kyle step right in. Back in South Park, Cartman swears he's seen a leprechaun.

star 8.23
568 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Good Times with Weapons

#10 - Good Times with Weapons

Season 8 - Episode 1

South Park takes on the look of Japanese Anime. The boys are transformed into Japanese Warriors after they buy martial arts weapons at a local flea market. Their sworn enemy, Professor Chaos, confronts them and a highly stylized battle ensues.

star 8.22
700 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Imaginationland: Episode III

#11 - Imaginationland: Episode III

Season 11 - Episode 12

Inside Imaginationland, Stan and Butters engage in the battle of their lives as they fight the army of evil imaginary forces. Meanwhile, Cartman goes all the way to the Supreme Court to get Kyle to suck his balls.

star 8.22
519 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
A Song of Ass and Fire

#12 - A Song of Ass and Fire

Season 17 - Episode 8

Hordes of souless shoppers approach the mall in anticipation of the Black Friday sales. The kids prepare for an epic battle where one faction's favorite gaming device will come out on top. Will Stan and Kyle's friendship survive Black Friday?

star 8.22
1,459 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Black Friday

#13 - Black Friday

Season 17 - Episode 7

Anticipation for the biggest shopping day of the year is building. The dark days of winter are coming and that can only mean one thing: the fight to be the first in the mall on Black Friday has begun. The boys prepare to battle the crowds the day after Thanksgiving to get the best deal on the new gaming systems.

star 8.21
1,583 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Marjorine

#14 - Marjorine

Season 9 - Episode 9

The 4th grade girls are having a sleepover. It’s imperative that the boys find out what goes on behind those closed doors. Butters is picked to be the boy who must fake his death, become a girl and infiltrate this age-old feminine tradition.

star 8.21
554 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
AWESOM-O

#15 - AWESOM-O

Season 8 - Episode 5

Cartman dresses up like a robot, calls himself AWESOM-O, and moves in with Butters. His plan is to learn all of Butter’s innermost secrets and then use them against him. While Butters is thrilled to have found a new best friend, the Army believes AWESOM-O is some new secret weapon, and Hollywood is after the phony robot to develop their next big blockbuster.

star 8.21
601 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Titties and Dragons

#16 - Titties and Dragons

Season 17 - Episode 9

The doors to the mall will finally open for the biggest Black Friday sale in history. The boys are divided over which gaming device to buy and a bloody battle will determine whether Xbox or Sony will be the winner.

star 8.21
1,406 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Crème Fraiche

#17 - Crème Fraiche

Season 14 - Episode 14

Stan's life is a shambles both at home and in school. Randy's obsession with the Food Network Is changing everything. It even forces Sharon to explore a new interest of her own.

star 8.21
753 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Ginger Kids

#18 - Ginger Kids

Season 9 - Episode 11

Cartman suffers from a mysterious and sudden on-set of the disease, Gingervitus. Sick and tired of being ripped-on because he now has red hair, light skin and freckles, he rallies all ginger kids everywhere to fight against discrimination.

star 8.19
564 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
With Apologies to Jesse Jackson

#19 - With Apologies to Jesse Jackson

Season 11 - Episode 1

Randy uses the "N" word on live TV and faces public ridicule for it and Stan tries to understand Token's feelings on the subject. Meanwhile, a little person visits South Park Elementary and Cartman can't stop himself from laughing at him.

star 8.19
769 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
The Last of the Meheecans

#20 - The Last of the Meheecans

Season 15 - Episode 9

What begins as an innocent game between the boys turns serious when Cartman joins the U.S. Border Patrol. Not surprisingly, Cartman turns out to be really good at stopping Mexicans.

star 8.19
774 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Butters' Very Own Episode

#21 - Butters' Very Own Episode

Season 5 - Episode 14

Butters finds out what his father has been up to late at night and when his mother hears, she overreacts by trying to kill her son and then herself back at home. After returning home and forgiving her husband, she realizes what she has done to her son and they spin a story to the media to cover their tracks. Meanwhile, Butters obsesses with returning home so that he can join his parents for an anniversary dinner at Bennigan’s.

star 8.18
528 votes
Directors: Eric Stough
Writers: Trey Parker
Cartman Sucks

#22 - Cartman Sucks

Season 11 - Episode 2

Butters' dad sends him off to special camp to "Pray the Gay Away" when he believes that his son is bi-curious after catching him in a compromising position with Cartman. Meanwhile, Cartman does his best to retrieve a photo of him in that compromising position before too many people find out about it.

star 8.17
703 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
All About Mormons

#23 - All About Mormons

Season 7 - Episode 12

A new student, Gary Harrison, joins the 4th grade. Gary is a Mormon from Utah. The children decide he needs to get his ass kicked, and they choose Stan to do it. After an awkward exchange of words, Stan is invited to Gary's house, where he learns all about Mormons.

star 8.17
615 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Die Hippie, Die

#24 - Die Hippie, Die

Season 9 - Episode 2

Cartman seeks to rid the world of hippies once and for all.

star 8.16
637 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Le Petit Tourette

#25 - Le Petit Tourette

Season 11 - Episode 8

Upon discovering Tourette's syndrome, Cartman becomes mad with power. He finds out he has the ability to say whatever he wants without consequence, so he sets up National TV Coverage to take full advantage of his new found life.

star 8.16
620 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker