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Ranking Every Butters Episode of South Park, Best to Worst

If you're a fan of South Park, you already know that some of the best episodes feature the loveable Butters Stotch. For this list we're ranking all the Butters episodes of South Park, and we want you to vote for your favorites. Starting as a background character, Butters had his first speaking role in the episode "Two Guys Naked in a Hot Tub" from season 3, and even starred in his own episode at the end of season 5 that would cement him as an important regular character. Many of these episodes involve Butters and Cartman getting together for some kind of scheme or adventure, usually ending with Cartman tricking Butters and taking advantage of him.

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  • Butters buys his first kiss for $5 from Sally Darson who becomes the first girl to work for Butters' kissing company. Butters soon attends a pimp convention and learns more tips and techniques for running a successful enterprise. By offering good healthcare other benefits, Butters because a popular pimp with women of all ages. Butters eventually quits and encourages his crew to operate under self-management.

    Memorable Quotes:

    Kyle: Butters, can't you see this is wrong? You've got little boys all over school spending all their lunch money on kisses. Boys shouldn't be paying for kisses. It's wrong.
    Butters: Kyle, every boy pays for kisses. Do you know what I am saying? If you got a girl and she kisses you, sooner or later you're paying for it. You gotta take her out to lunch, take her to a movie, and then spend time listening to all her stupid problems.

    Butters: Well wait, hold on now. Why I'd never get in the way of somebody being happy. Well us pimps gotta be good. Even to each other.

    • Original Airing: Oct 14 2009
    • Season: South Park - Season 13
    • Episode Number: 9
    • Series: South Park
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  • After finding out that her husband is sleeping with men at a bathhouse, Linda Stotch goes crazy and attempts to drown Butters. He ends up surviving, and begins his journey home just in time for dinner at Bennigan's. Butters is scarred for life.

    Memorable Quotes:

    Butters: Gee, I wish I didn't know all that stuff. I guess I learned that sometimes, lying can be for the best.

    Butters: That's me!

    Butters: Inspector Butters gets all the facts. I even got some neato pictures. The only thing I can't figure out is why dad told you he was goin' shoppin' for your present when he was goin' out to see the movies an' wrestlin'.

    • Original Airing: Dec 12 2001
    • Season: South Park - Season 5
    • Episode Number: 14
    • Series: South Park
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    Cartman thinks he's getting one over on Butters, but while disguised as the robot AWESOM-O, he realizes Butters has an embarrassing tape of him that no one else knows about. As Awesome-O, Cartman searches for the tape. He eventually becomes hungry – Butters doesn't think you have to feed a robot – and eats toothpaste for sustenance. Later, Awesome-O is captured by the military before Cartman reveals his true identity.

    Memorable Quotes:

    Butters: I gotta put in my suppository. Can you help me?
    A.W.E.S.O.M.-O: [Cartman] What?
    Butters: Remember I said I put that medicinal suppository in my anus? It will be so much easier having you do it from now on.
    A.W.E.S.O.M.-O: Um, actually, A.W.E.S.O.M.-O is not programmed for that function.
    Butters: A.W.E.S.O.M.-O, I thought you were programmed to do whatever I tell you. Yeah, that's pretty good. Get it up there good and deep.
    A.W.E.S.O.M.-O: Lame.

    Cartman: [as "Awesom-o"] You should split that money with AWESOM-O. After all, they were AWESOM-O's ideas.
    Butters: Hahaa, right! What are you gonna do with money, AWESOM-O? Buy some robot pants? No, we got each other and that's all we need, AWESOM-O. I'm gonna send this money to needy kids in third-world countries.
    Cartman: Ahhh, ahhh!
    Butters: You okay, AWESOM-O?
    Cartman: AWESOM-O needs to rest! Feeling faint!

    • Original Airing: Apr 14 2004
    • Season: South Park - Season 8
    • Episode Number: 5
    • Series: South Park
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    The boys believe that the paper fortune-teller the girls are playing with is a device that can tell the future, so they send Marjorine (Butters dressed as a girl) to infiltrate their sleepover and steal it. When the boys get the device they determine its powers are too great and it must be destroyed. Meanwhile, when Butters returns home after a long time, his parents believe that he has turned into some sort of demon.

    Memorable Quotes:

    Ms. Garrison: [Butters is disguised as Marjorine] Why don't you tell the children a little about yourself, Marjorine?
    Butters: [as Marjorine] Well, I'm just a typical little girl. I like dancin', and ponies, a-a-and... getting my snootch pounded on Friday nights.
    Clyde: Nice.
    Ms. Garrison: Now Marjorine, that's not very lady-like. Us Colorado girls love to get pounded in the snizz just like any woman but we keep it to ourselves.

    • Original Airing: Oct 26 2005
    • Season: South Park - Season 9
    • Episode Number: 9
    • Series: South Park
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