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

Updated January 8, 2021 157.5k votes 10.4k voters 172.9k views131 items

List RulesAll 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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  • Eric Cartman1
    4,675
    1,524

    Eric Cartman

    Trey Parker

    "Respect mah authoritah."

  • Butters Stotch2
    4,550
    1,491

    Butters Stotch

    Matt Stone

    “Do You Know What I Am Saying?”

  • Randy Marsh3
    4,425
    1,505

    Randy Marsh

    Trey Parker

    “I thought this was America!”

  • Stan Marsh4
    3,084
    1,040

    Stan Marsh

    Trey Parker

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

  • Kenny McCormick5
    3,723
    1,269

    Kenny McCormick

    Matt Stone

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

  • Kyle Broflovski6
    3,328
    1,142

    Kyle Broflovski

    Matt Stone

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

  • Chef7
    2,279
    1,006

    Chef

    Isaac Hayes

    "Hello there, children!"

  • Mr. Garrison8
    2,127
    952

    Mr. Garrison

    Trey Parker

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

  • Jimmy Valmer9
    2,081
    933

    Jimmy Valmer

    Trey Parker

    "Wow, What A Great Audience."

  • Mr. Mackey10
    1,966
    886

    Mr. Mackey

    Trey Parker

     "Umm... Drugs are bad, m'kay."

  • Token Black11
    1,571
    704

    Token Black

    Adrien Beard

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

  • Tuong Lu Kim12
    1,696
    774

    Tuong Lu Kim

    Trey Parker

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

  • Ms. Cartman13
    1,436
    650

    Ms. Cartman

    Mary Kay Bergman, Eliza Schneider

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

  • Clyde Donovan14
    1,479
    677

    Clyde Donovan

    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."

  • Professor Chaos15
    397
    141

    Professor Chaos

  • Ike Broflovski16
    1,779
    840

    Ike Broflovski

    various children of South Park employees

     "Don't kick the baby!"

  • Mysterion17
    430
    160

    Mysterion

  • Craig Tucker18
    2,096
    1,003

    Craig Tucker

    Matt Stone

    "Wow, Kenny's a Japanese princess."

  • Towelie19
    1,775
    870

    Towelie

    Vernon Chatman

    "Don't forget to bring a towel!"

  • Timmy20
    1,646
    847

    Timmy

    Trey Parker

    "Timmy!"

  • Wendy Testaburger21
    1,449
    746

    Wendy Testaburger

    Mary Kay Bergman, Eliza Schneider

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

  • Coon22
    327
    138

    Coon

  • Tweek Tweak23
    1,893
    1,113

    Tweek Tweak

    Matt Stone

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

  • Mr. Hat24
    541
    297

    Mr. Hat

  • Stuart and Carol McCormick25
    890
    525

    Stuart and Carol McCormick

    Matt Stone; Mary Kay Bergman, Eliza Schneider