The BEST Episodes of South Park

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 7, 2020

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 - Aired Oct 4, 2006

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 8.67
2,579 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Scott Tenorman Must Die

#2 - Scott Tenorman Must Die

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 11, 2001

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 8.55
1,595 votes
Directors: Eric Stough
Writers: Trey Parker
Over Logging

#3 - Over Logging

Season 12 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 16, 2008

The citizens of South Park wake up one morning shocked to find the Internet is gone. Upon hearing news that the Internet may remain in California, Randy decides to head out west with the family.

star 8.36
1,972 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Marjorine

#4 - Marjorine

Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 26, 2005

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 8.26
1,379 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
The Return of the Fellowship of the Ring to the Two Towers

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

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 13, 2002

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 8.25
1,740 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Butters' Very Own Episode

#6 - Butters' Very Own Episode

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 12, 2001

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 8.25
1,533 votes
Directors: Eric Stough
Writers: Trey Parker
AWESOM-O

#7 - AWESOM-O

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 14, 2004

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 8.20
1,549 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Tsst

#8 - Tsst

Season 10 - Episode 7 - Aired May 3, 2006

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 8.19
1,908 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Two Days Before the Day After Tomorrow

#9 - Two Days Before the Day After Tomorrow

Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 19, 2005

A global warming state of emergency is declared in South Park. The world’s largest beaver dam breaks and floods the adjacent town of Beaverton. As the victims wait for help to arrive, everyone in South Park tackles priority number one: who is to blame? Only Stan and Cartman know who’s really at fault.

star 8.19
1,342 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
With Apologies to Jesse Jackson

#10 - With Apologies to Jesse Jackson

Season 11 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 7, 2007

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 8.18
2,211 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Casa Bonita

#11 - Casa Bonita

Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 12, 2003

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 8.17
1,486 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
The Death of Eric Cartman

#12 - The Death of Eric Cartman

Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 13, 2005

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 8.16
1,642 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
All About Mormons

#13 - All About Mormons

Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 19, 2003

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 8.12
1,501 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Guitar Queer-o

#14 - Guitar Queer-o

Season 11 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 7, 2007

Stan and Kyle become obsessed with Guitar Hero to the point where they're breaking high score records. It doesn't take long for Stan to realize that he could go even further with a different partner. Will the stress of being a rock star get to Stan now that his best friend is no longer by his side?

star 8.11
1,551 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Grounded Vindaloop

#15 - Grounded Vindaloop

Season 18 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 12, 2014

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 8.09
2,439 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Imaginationland: Episode III

#16 - Imaginationland: Episode III

Season 11 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 31, 2007

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 8.08
1,348 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
The Losing Edge

#17 - The Losing Edge

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 6, 2005

If the boys can lose just one baseball game, it gets them out of playing the boring sport for the entire summer.

star 8.08
1,460 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
A Song of Ass and Fire

#18 - A Song of Ass and Fire

Season 17 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 20, 2013

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 8.07
2,740 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Die Hippie, Die

#19 - Die Hippie, Die

Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 16, 2005

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

star 8.06
1,495 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Cartman Sucks

#20 - Cartman Sucks

Season 11 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 14, 2007

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 8.05
2,148 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
South Park is Gay

#21 - South Park is Gay

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 22, 2003

The metrosexual fad has hit South Park thanks to the "Queer Eye Guys," and all the men in town are affected, except for Kyle and his Dad. Stan, Kenny, and Cartman give Kyle a makeover, and Gerald isn't far behind. Soon the women of South Park grow tired of the fad, as does Mr. Garrison.

star 8.05
1,525 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Trapped in the Closet

#22 - Trapped in the Closet

Season 9 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 16, 2005

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 8.05
1,418 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
The List

#23 - The List

Season 11 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 14, 2007

The girls in the fourth grade class have made a secret list that rates every boy's looks from cutest to ugliest. When the boys steal the list, they are completely unprepared to deal with the results.

star 8.04
1,393 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Informative Murder Porn

#24 - Informative Murder Porn

Season 17 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 2, 2013

The boys use the game of MINECRAFT as a distraction to keep their parents from hurting each other.

star 8.04
3,053 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker
Imaginationland: Episode I

#25 - Imaginationland: Episode I

Season 11 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 17, 2007

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 8.03
1,401 votes
Directors: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker