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The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked 

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Updated July 10, 2020 130.4k votes 9.2k voters 167.9k views 145 items

List Rules All minor and major characters from South Park.

With so many funny South Park characters, it's tough to say who the greatest really is without everybody weighing in on the discussion. Vote for your favorite South Park characters and help make this list the ultimate resource for longtime fans and newcomers alike. The list of South Park characters draws from the array of personalities who have appeared on various seasons of the show, along with the names of the actors who played them. 

Among high-ranking names on the list are characters like Eric Cartman and Butters Stotch, as well as fan-favorites like Towelie,  Randy, and the Goth Kids. That said, one of the more popular up-and-coming South Park characters is PC Principal, a frat boy-ish white man with a love for social justice and PC culture. You can click each image for a larger picture, and in some cases you can click the character's name for a more detailed description. If you're looking to laugh at similar characters, check out other shows like South Park.

Wondering who all the funniest South Park? Scroll down to see all the top South Park characters readers have voted up, and if your favorite character is missing, add them below.

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Butters Stotch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Matt Stone

“Do You Know What I Am Saying?”

2
Eric Cartman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Trey Parker

"Respect mah authoritah."

3
Kenny McCormick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Matt Stone

"I assume you must be Eric Cartman because you are fat."

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Randy Marsh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Randy Marsh Trey Parker

“I thought this was America!”

5
Stan Marsh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Trey Parker

"I'm nominating You For Biggest Douche In The Universe Award."

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Kyle Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Matt Stone

"No, he's talking about "f*ck". You can't say "f*ck" in school, you f*cking fat a**!"

7
Chef is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Isaac Hayes

"Hello there, children!"

8
Mr. Garrison is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Trey Parker

"And, so, children, that's how you tell a prostitute from a police officer."

9
Ike Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
various children of South Park employees

 "Don't kick the baby!"

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Jimmy Valmer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Jimmy Valmer Trey Parker

"Wow, What A Great Audience."

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Mr. Mackey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Trey Parker

 "Umm... Drugs are bad, m'kay."

12
Craig Tucker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Craig Tucker Matt Stone

"Wow, Kenny's a Japanese princess."

13
Tuong Lu Kim is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Trey Parker

"Herro, Sh**ty Wok, take your order prease."

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Token Black is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Token Black Adrien Beard

"Jesse Jackson is not the emperor of black people!"

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Towelie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Towelie Vernon Chatman

"Don't forget to bring a towel!"

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Clyde Donovan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Trey Parker

"Whenever I'm confused about what's going on in a movie, I'm always so relieved when Morgan Freeman shows up and explains the plot to me."

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Ms. Cartman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Ms. Cartman Mary Kay Bergman, Eliza Schneider, April Stewart

"Eric's not fat. He's just big boned."

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Tweek Tweak is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Matt Stone

"Oh man, that is way too much pressure!"

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Timmy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Timmy Trey Parker

"Timmy!"

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Wendy Testaburger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Mary Kay Bergman, Eliza Schneider, April Stewart

"Don't f**k with Wendy Testaburger!!"

21
Jesus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Jesus Matt Stone
22
Stuart and Carol McCormi... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Matt Stone; Mary Kay Bergman, Eliza Schneider, April Stewart
23
Officer Barbrady is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Trey Parker
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Gerald and Sheila Broflo... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
stewart.c.randall added Gerald and Sheila Broflovski Matt Stone; Mary Kay Bergman, Mona Marshall
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Terrance and Phillip is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Best 'South Park' Characters, Ranked
Trey Parker; Matt Stone