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The Best Seasons of 'South Park' 

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Updated December 12, 2019 8.4k votes 1.9k voters 115.5k views 23 items

List of the best seasons of South Park, listed from best to worst with pictures of DVD covers or season posters when available. Hardcore fans of the series often argue over what the greatest season of South Park is, which is exactly why this ranked list was created. This list of the best South Park seasons has been voted on by South Park fans from around the world, so the order of the seasons isn't just one person's opinion.

Each season of South Park has at least one memorable episode, so it isn't necessarily easy to figure out what the top season is. Is your favorite season of South Park not as high as it should be? Be sure to vote it up so it rises to the top. If you want to answer the questions, "What is the best season of South Park?" and "Which season of South Park is the best?" then this list will have you covered.

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South Park - Season 7 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Seasons of 'South Park'
Photo:  South Park/Comedy Central
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South Park - Season 7

The seventh season of South Park premiered on March 19, 2003 and contains 15 episodes. This season includes the 100th episode of the series.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Krazy Kripples," "South Park Is Gay!," and "It's Christmas in Canada."

Memorable moments from Season 7 include:

  • Cartman takes on Jennifer Lopez.
  • Rob Reiner becomes an anti-smoking spokesman.
  • Stan goes goth.
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South Park - Season 14 ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Seasons of 'South Park'
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South Park - Season 14

The fourteenth season of South Park premiered on March 17, 2010 and contains 14 episodes. This season finds the town of South Park being sued for defamation by hundreds of celebrities.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Sexual Healing," "200," and "Crème Fraiche."

Memorable moments from Season 14 include:

  • Stan gets sucked into Facebook.
  • Tom Cruise leads a class action lawsuit against the town.
  • Hell's Kitchen Nightmares Iron Top Chef Cafeteria Throwdown Ultimate Cookoff Challenge is filmed in the cafeteria.
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South Park - Season 9 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Seasons of 'South Park'
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South Park - Season 9

The ninth season of South Park premiered on March 9, 2005 and contains 14 episodes. This season finds the boys taking on Scientology.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Trapped in the Closet," "The Death of Eric Cartman," and "Ginger Kids."

Memorable moments from Season 9 include:

  • Mr. Garrison gets a sex change.
  • Tom Cruise, John Travolta and R. Kelly get trapped in the closet.
  • The boys free a killer whale.
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South Park - Season 5 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Seasons of 'South Park'
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South Park - Season 5

The fifth season of South Park premiered on June 20, 2001 and contains 14 episodes. This season finds the boys taking on Osama bin Laden.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "It Hits the Fan," "Osama bin Laden Has Farty Pants," and "Kenny Dies."

Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

  • Timmy gets an enemy.
  • Stan destroys David Blaine. 
  • Kenny dies...for real this time.
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