South Park (1997– )

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Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

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 Stan Marsh / ... (248 episodes, 1997-2013)
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 Kyle Broflovski / ... (248 episodes, 1997-2013)
Mona Marshall ...
 Sheila Broflovski / ... (162 episodes, 2000-2013)
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 Chef (136 episodes, 1997-2006)
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 Sharon Marsh / ... (130 episodes, 2004-2013)
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South Park is an animated series featuring four foul-mouthed 4th graders, Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman. The show is set in the Colorado town of South Park where weird things keep happening, whether its being abducted by aliens or avoiding Kyle's little brother Ike. The show is based on the short film by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, "The Spirit of Christmas". Written by Losman <losman@express-news.net>

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Four boys. One f**ked up town.

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13 August 1997 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The character of Mr. Hat is based on a children's story book character called High Hat, which is a puppet that teaches children the letters of the alphabet. See more »

Goofs

Exactly who is related to who in the Marsh family is never consistent. Early episodes imply that Jimbo and Marvin (Stan's grandfather) are on Sharon's side of the family, whereas more recent ones imply they are on Randy's side. Being on Sharon's side makes sense for Jimbo, as he has a different last name. However, Marvin's last name is, indeed, confirmed to be Marsh. Matt Stone revealed in an interview that Jimbo Kerns is Randy's half-brother. See more »

Quotes

[gay and straight protesters get a hearing from the Governor of South Park on gay marriage]
Governor: I believe that I might have come up with a compromise to this whole problem that will make everyone happy! People in the gay community want the same rights as married couples, but dissenters don't want the word "marriage" corrupted. So how about we let gay people get married, but call it something else?
[everyone listens quietly]
Governor: You homosexuals will have all the exact same rights as married couples, but, ...
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Crazy Credits

In the episodes 'Do the Handicapped Go to Hell?' and 'Probably', the credits say both Gary Nicholson and Jack Oldman did the voice for Satan's new boyfriend Chris. But it was neither Nicholson nor Oldman who did the voice. It was Dian Bachar, who was in Baseketball, Orgazmo and Cannibal with Trey Parker and Matt Stone. See more »

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References Cannibal! The Musical (1993) See more »

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Wake up! South Park rules!
14 August 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

I don't know why this show is getting such negative reviews. A lot of people (adults mainly) keep assuming South Park is nothing more than wall to wall curse words and gross out jokes. Far from it. Sure, they swear and there is an occasional gross out jokes, but the show is also filled with quality and classic humor. The plots are genius. So what if it's offensive. Big deal! For some reason, people assume that cartoons are just for little babies, and some people appear to have difficulty accepting the fact that times have changed and animation is not just for kids anymore. Face it, we are living in an age of shows like South Park. Can't deal with it? Then that's just too bad.


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