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* Butter's 'evil' alter-ego [[HarmlessVillain Professor Chaos]] is rather popular, because how ineffectual and hilarious he is at being a villain

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* Butter's 'evil' alter-ego [[HarmlessVillain Professor Chaos]] is rather popular, because how ineffectual and hilarious he is at being a villain
villain.



* Thomas from "[[Recap/SouthParkS11E8LePetitTourette Le Petit Tourette]]" is loved for being a sympathetic and realistic portrayal of Tourette syndrome.

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* Thomas from "[[Recap/SouthParkS11E8LePetitTourette Le Petit Tourette]]" is loved for being a sympathetic and realistic portrayal of Tourette syndrome.
Tourette's Syndrome.



%%* Tammy Warner

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%%* Tammy Warner
Warner.



* Karen has gained her own massive fanbase ever since her first speaking appearance in "[[Recap/SouthParkS15E14ThePoorKid The Poor Kid]]". Many fans consider her and her relationship with her big brother Kenny to be among one of the show's most adorable and heartwarming elements, so much so that many fans absolutely gushed at her other speaking role and her redesign in "[[Recap/SouthParkS19E3TheCityPartOfTown The City Part of Town]]", which many consider to be to be one of the best parts of the episode.

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* Karen has gained her own massive fanbase fan base ever since her first speaking appearance in "[[Recap/SouthParkS15E14ThePoorKid The Poor Kid]]". Many fans consider her and her relationship with her big brother Kenny to be among one of the show's most adorable and heartwarming elements, so much so that many fans absolutely gushed at her other speaking role and her redesign in "[[Recap/SouthParkS19E3TheCityPartOfTown The City Part of Town]]", which many consider to be to be one of the best parts of the episode.



* As far as Kenny's alter-egos go, [[WholesomeCrossdresser Princess Kenny]] is also well-loved for being a perfect parody of {{Moe}} in anime and for being adorable in ...her?... own right, inspiring tons of fanart, cosplay, and even [[JustForFun/PrincessKenny a fake trope page for a Princess Kenny series]] on this wiki, despite only appearing as an anime character for about 2-3 minutes. While his appearance in ''The Stick of Truth'' tones down the anime elements, [[spoiler: it also makes him into one of the main villains and the FinalBoss via a PlotTwist]], ''despite'' [[DidntSeeThatComing his super-girly princessy getup]].

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* As far as Kenny's alter-egos go, [[WholesomeCrossdresser Princess Kenny]] is also well-loved for being a perfect parody of {{Moe}} in anime and for being adorable in ...her?... own right, inspiring tons of fanart, fan art, cosplay, and even [[JustForFun/PrincessKenny a fake trope page for a Princess Kenny series]] on this wiki, despite only appearing as an anime character for about 2-3 minutes. While his appearance in ''The Stick of Truth'' tones down the anime elements, [[spoiler: it also makes him into one of the main villains and the FinalBoss via a PlotTwist]], ''despite'' [[DidntSeeThatComing his super-girly princessy getup]].



* Despite appearing for only the second half of "[[Recap/SouthParkS19E5SafeSpace Safe Space]]", Reality has amassed a colossal fan base for being the only one to point out how ridiculous safe spaces are and calling out Safe Spacers on how entitled and pathetic they are. Although he's also received a lot of flak for the notion that anti Social Justice Warriors also hide behind their own echo chambers and communities.

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* Despite appearing for only the second half of "[[Recap/SouthParkS19E5SafeSpace Safe Space]]", Reality has amassed a colossal fan base for being the only one to point out how ridiculous safe spaces are and calling out Safe Spacers on how entitled and pathetic they are. Although However, he's also received a lot of flak for the notion that anti Social Justice Warriors also hide behind their own echo chambers and communities.


* "[[Recap/SouthParkS21E04FranchisePrequel Franchise Prequel]]" served mostly as a way to promote the then-upcoming game, ''[[VideoGame/SouthParkTheFracturedButWhole The Fractured But Whole]]'', but it also gave us what many have called one of the show’s funniest celebrity parodies in Mark Zuckerberg. The episode portrays him as a CloudCuckooLander who speaks in [[HongKongDub a voice with poor audio quality that fails to match up with his lip movements]], and gives him a subplot where he acts as TheThingThatWouldNotLeave to the entire town. Most people regarded his subplot of annoying people with his “unblockable shtoyle” to have been the highlight of the episode.

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* "[[Recap/SouthParkS21E04FranchisePrequel "[[Recap/SouthParkS21E4FranchisePrequel Franchise Prequel]]" served mostly as a way to promote the then-upcoming game, ''[[VideoGame/SouthParkTheFracturedButWhole The Fractured But Whole]]'', but it also gave us what many have called one of the show’s funniest celebrity parodies in Mark Zuckerberg. The episode portrays him as a CloudCuckooLander who speaks in [[HongKongDub a voice with poor audio quality that fails to match up with his lip movements]], and gives him a subplot where he acts as TheThingThatWouldNotLeave to the entire town. Most people regarded his subplot of annoying people with his “unblockable shtoyle” to have been the highlight of the episode.


* "[[Recap/SouthParkS21E04FranchisePrequel Franchise Prequel]]" served mostly as a way to promote the then-upcoming game, ''[[VideoGameSouthParkTheFracturedButWhole The Fractured But Whole]]'', but it also gave us what many have called one of the show’s funniest celebrity parodies in Mark Zuckerberg. The episode portrays him as a CloudCuckooLander who speaks in [[HongKongDub a voice with poor audio quality that fails to match up with his lip movements]], and gives him a subplot where he acts as TheThingThatWouldNotLeave to the entire town. Most people regarded his subplot of annoying people with his “unblockable shtoyle” to have been the highlight of the episode.

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* "[[Recap/SouthParkS21E04FranchisePrequel Franchise Prequel]]" served mostly as a way to promote the then-upcoming game, ''[[VideoGameSouthParkTheFracturedButWhole ''[[VideoGame/SouthParkTheFracturedButWhole The Fractured But Whole]]'', but it also gave us what many have called one of the show’s funniest celebrity parodies in Mark Zuckerberg. The episode portrays him as a CloudCuckooLander who speaks in [[HongKongDub a voice with poor audio quality that fails to match up with his lip movements]], and gives him a subplot where he acts as TheThingThatWouldNotLeave to the entire town. Most people regarded his subplot of annoying people with his “unblockable shtoyle” to have been the highlight of the episode.


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* "[[Recap/SouthParkS21E04FranchisePrequel Franchise Prequel]]" served mostly as a way to promote the then-upcoming game, ''[[VideoGameSouthParkTheFracturedButWhole The Fractured But Whole]]'', but it also gave us what many have called one of the show’s funniest celebrity parodies in Mark Zuckerberg. The episode portrays him as a CloudCuckooLander who speaks in [[HongKongDub a voice with poor audio quality that fails to match up with his lip movements]], and gives him a subplot where he acts as TheThingThatWouldNotLeave to the entire town. Most people regarded his subplot of annoying people with his “unblockable shtoyle” to have been the highlight of the episode.


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* A lot of tertiary and one-shot characters have become incredibly popular with fanfiction writers. Perhaps the most baffling is [[Recap/SouthParkS1E10Damien Damien]], the son of Satan, who has spoken in exactly ''one episode'' and appeared in the background in a few others. Searching for him on fanfiction.net produces ''five pages'' of results, or over a hundred stories. He wouldn't be ''nearly'' as popular if [[YaoiFangirl slash fans]] hadn't noticed his interaction with Pip, another example of this trope, in the one episode he was in. If you look closely at those fanfiction.net pages, you'll see that nearly all of them are Damien/Pip fanfics. Which is even more baffling, considering that Damien ''set Pip on fire'' to earn the respect of the other boys.
* The popularity of the Goth Kids might be because fangirls like to use them as an outlet for their own angst--which is ironic, because ''[[MisaimedFandom that's the kind of attitude the Goth kids are supposed to be a parody of]],'' with them doing it just to stand out and look down on others. The creators seem to have noticed their popularity, as the characters have been appearing more frequently, and even [[ADayInTheLimelight got to star in their own episode]]. Twice!
* For a guy who has only appeared in one episode and whose only relationship appears to be with Butters (meaning there shouldn't be much for fanfic writers to actually do with him) Bradley from "[[Recap/SouthParkS11E2CartmanSucks Cartman Sucks]]" has quite a few stories about him getting with Butters.
* The diabetic Scott Malkinson has also gained a decent following, possibly attributing to his more frequent appearances in recent seasons.

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!!In General
* A lot of tertiary and one-shot characters have become incredibly popular with fanfiction writers. Perhaps the most baffling is [[Recap/SouthParkS1E10Damien Damien]], the son of Satan, who has spoken in exactly ''one episode'' and appeared in the background in a few others. Searching for him on fanfiction.net produces ''five pages'' of results, or over a hundred stories. He wouldn't be ''nearly'' as popular if [[YaoiFangirl slash fans]] hadn't noticed his interaction with Pip, another example of this trope, in the one episode he was in. If you look closely at those fanfiction.net pages, you'll see that nearly all of them are Damien/Pip fanfics. Which is even more baffling, considering that Damien ''set Pip on fire'' to earn the respect of the other boys.
* The popularity of the Goth Kids might be because fangirls like to use them as an outlet for their own angst--which is ironic, because ''[[MisaimedFandom that's the kind of attitude the Goth kids are supposed to be a parody of]],'' with them doing it just to stand out and look down on others. The creators seem to have noticed their popularity, as the characters have been appearing more frequently, and even [[ADayInTheLimelight got to star in their own episode]]. Twice!
* For a guy who has only appeared in one episode and whose only relationship appears to be with Butters (meaning there shouldn't be much for fanfic
writers to actually do with him) Bradley from "[[Recap/SouthParkS11E2CartmanSucks Cartman Sucks]]" has quite a few stories about him getting with Butters.
* The diabetic Scott Malkinson has also gained a decent following, possibly attributing to his more frequent appearances
or in recent seasons.some cases have large fanbases rivaling those of reappearing characters.

!!Main Series
[[AC:Throughout the seasons]]



* Marjorine and Professor Chaos, Butters' alter egos are very popular despite having little appearances.
* Characters that only appear in TheMovie, like Gregory and Christophe, have fanbases that are equal in size to those of reappearing characters. Lesser examples (contested depending on part of the fanbase and the time period) also include Thomas from "[[Recap/SouthParkS11E8LePetitTourette Le Petit Tourette]]", the Cotswolds siblings, Kenny's first girlfriend Kelly and his second girlfriend Tammy Warner. All one-shot characters (save for any later background cameos by Kelly, Mark, or Damien), but very beloved by their fans all the same [[note]]Although Kelly and Rebecca are more contested cases due to the overlap of DieForOurShip in play[[/note]].
* Mysterion became one almost the moment he showed up. Even after being revealed as Kenny[[note]]and thus subverting the trope since Kenny is a main character[[/note]], he's STILL one of the most talked about characters. In fact, Mysterion, before he was revealed, was such a major thing, that the South Park creators put out a ''Who Is Mysterion?'' t-shirt.
* As far as Kenny's alter-egos go, [[WholesomeCrossdresser Princess Kenny]] is also well-loved for being a perfect parody of {{Moe}} in anime and for being adorable in ...her?... own right, inspiring tons of fanart, cosplay, and even [[JustForFun/PrincessKenny a fake trope page for a Princess Kenny series]] on this wiki, despite only appearing as an anime character for about 2-3 minutes. While his appearance in ''The Stick of Truth'' tones down the anime elements, [[spoiler: it also makes him into one of the main villains and the FinalBoss via a PlotTwist]], ''despite'' [[DidntSeeThatComing his super-girly princessy getup]].



* [[VideoGame/SouthParkTheStickOfTruth The New Kid]], [[PlayerCharacter naturally]].
* Annie Knitts saw a notable rise in popularity following her appearance in ''[[VideoGame/SouthParkTheStickOfTruth The Stick of Truth]]'' .Primarily because she's often shipped with fellow darkhorse, [[PlayerCharacter the New Kid]].
* The little chicken [=McNuggets=] from "[[Recap/SouthParkS18E8CockMagic Cock Magic]]" was universally loved from fans being just an adorable young chicken that plays TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering and was considered the underdog.
* Karen has gained her own massive fanbase ever since her first speaking appearance in "[[Recap/SouthParkS15E14ThePoorKid The Poor Kid]]". Many fans consider her and her relationship with her big brother Kenny to be among one of the show's most adorable and heartwarming elements, so much so that many fans absolutely gushed at her other speaking role and her redesign in "[[Recap/SouthParkS19E3TheCityPartOfTown The City Part of Town]]", which many consider to be to be one of the best parts of the episode.
* Despite appearing for only the second half of "[[Recap/SouthParkS19E5SafeSpace Safe Space]]", Reality has amassed a colossal fan base for being the only one to point out how ridiculous safe spaces are and calling out Safe Spacers on how entitled and pathetic they are. Although he's also received a lot of flak for the notion that anti Social Justice Warriors also hide behind their own echo chambers and communities.
* Nathan and Mimsy have a rather large fanbase. Nathan originally appeared as a minor character in a 2004 episode ("[[Recap/SouthParkS8E2UpTheDownSteroid Up the Down Steroid]]"), before having a major role as the antagonist of the episode "[[Recap/SouthParkS14E7CrippledSummer Crippled Summer]]" years later. In this episode, he was presented as a [[TheSociopath sociopathic]] but {{ineffect|ualSympatheticVillain}}ive EvilCounterpart to Jimmy, and was given a lackey named Mimsy who would always inadvertently ruin his schemes to defeat and/or kill Jimmy. Since then, Nathan and Mimsy have become incredibly well-received, and have been appearing more frequently in the show's recent seasons.
* The old man who keeps yelling at Cartman for trespassing in his garden during the "Black Friday" trilogy was cited by critics and fans as one of the best parts of those three episodes.
* After the events of "[[Recap/SouthParkS20E2SkankHunt Skank Hunt]]" and "[[Recap/SouthParkS20E3TheDamned The Damned]]", Heidi Turner became extremely popular, especially after the latter gave her[[note]]although she had some previously with him in "[[Recap/SouthParkS9E10FollowThatEgg Follow That Egg]]"[[/note]] ShipTease with [[spoiler:Eric Cartman himself, and eventually [[OfficialCouple began dating]] between then and "[[Recap/SouthParkS20E4WienersOut Wieners Out]]".]]

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[[AC:Season 1]]
* [[VideoGame/SouthParkTheStickOfTruth The New Kid]], [[PlayerCharacter naturally]].
* Annie Knitts saw
As noted above a notable rise lot of teriary and one-shot characters are popular with fanfiction writers, but perhaps the most baffling is [[Recap/SouthParkS1E10Damien Damien]], the son of Satan, who has spoken in popularity following her exactly ''one episode'' and appeared in the background in a few others. Searching for him on fanfiction.net produces ''five pages'' of results, or over a hundred stories. He wouldn't be ''nearly'' as popular if [[YaoiFangirl slash fans]] hadn't noticed his interaction with Pip, another example of this trope, in the one episode he was in. If you look closely at those fanfiction.net pages, you'll see that nearly all of them are Damien/Pip fanfics. Which is even more baffling, considering that Damien ''set Pip on fire'' to earn the respect of the other boys.

%%[AC:Season 2]]

[[AC:Film/SouthParkBiggerLongerAndUncut]]
* Ze Mole's only
appearance in ''[[VideoGame/SouthParkTheStickOfTruth The Stick of Truth]]'' .Primarily because she's often shipped the entire series (aside from an extremely brief one second cameo in "Two Guys Naked in a Hot Tub", where he's seen on Late Night with fellow darkhorse, [[PlayerCharacter Conan O'Brien) is in the New Kid]].
* The little chicken [=McNuggets=] from "[[Recap/SouthParkS18E8CockMagic Cock Magic]]" was universally loved from fans being just an adorable young chicken that plays TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering and was considered
movie. He appears for roughly 15 minutes in the underdog.
* Karen has gained her own massive fanbase ever since her first speaking appearance in "[[Recap/SouthParkS15E14ThePoorKid The Poor Kid]]". Many fans consider her and her relationship with her big brother Kenny to be among
movie. He is by far one of the show's most adorable popular subjects in South Park fan-fiction and heartwarming elements, so much so that many fans absolutely gushed at her other speaking role and her redesign in "[[Recap/SouthParkS19E3TheCityPartOfTown The City Part of Town]]", which many consider to be to be one of the best parts of the episode.
* Despite appearing for only the second half of "[[Recap/SouthParkS19E5SafeSpace Safe Space]]", Reality has amassed a colossal fan base for being the only one to point out how ridiculous safe spaces are and calling out Safe Spacers on how entitled and pathetic they are. Although he's also received a lot of flak for the notion that anti Social Justice Warriors also hide behind their own echo chambers and communities.
* Nathan and Mimsy have a rather large fanbase. Nathan originally appeared as a minor character in a 2004 episode ("[[Recap/SouthParkS8E2UpTheDownSteroid Up the Down Steroid]]"), before having a major role as the antagonist of the episode "[[Recap/SouthParkS14E7CrippledSummer Crippled Summer]]" years later. In this episode, he was presented as a [[TheSociopath sociopathic]] but {{ineffect|ualSympatheticVillain}}ive EvilCounterpart to Jimmy, and was given a lackey named Mimsy who would always inadvertently ruin his schemes to defeat and/or kill Jimmy. Since then, Nathan and Mimsy have become incredibly well-received, and have been appearing more frequently in the show's recent seasons.
* The old man who keeps yelling at Cartman for trespassing in his garden during the "Black Friday" trilogy was cited by critics and fans as one of the best parts of those three episodes.
* After the events of "[[Recap/SouthParkS20E2SkankHunt Skank Hunt]]" and "[[Recap/SouthParkS20E3TheDamned The Damned]]", Heidi Turner became extremely popular, especially after the latter gave her[[note]]although she had some previously with him in "[[Recap/SouthParkS9E10FollowThatEgg Follow That Egg]]"[[/note]] ShipTease with [[spoiler:Eric Cartman himself, and eventually [[OfficialCouple began dating]] between then and "[[Recap/SouthParkS20E4WienersOut Wieners Out]]".]]
fan-art.
%%* Gregory

[[AC:Season 3]]



%%* Timmy

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%%* TimmyThe Cotswolds siblings
* Kelly for being Kenny's first girlfriend and the fact she's the first person who actually cared about Kenny dying and even managed to reanimate him.

[[AC:Season 4]]
* Timmy for being a handicapped kid who despite only being able to say his name isn't treated differently by his classmates or other characters. What also boosts his popularity is more emotional depths in some episodes.

%%[[AC:Season 5]]

[[AC:Season 6]]
* Butter's 'evil' alter-ego [[HarmlessVillain Professor Chaos]] is rather popular, because how ineffectual and hilarious he is at being a villain

[[AC:Season 7]]
* The popularity of the Goth Kids might be because fangirls like to use them as an outlet for their own angst--which is ironic, because ''[[MisaimedFandom that's the kind of attitude the Goth kids are supposed to be a parody of]],'' with them doing it just to stand out and look down on others. The creators seem to have noticed their popularity, as the characters have been appearing more frequently, and even [[ADayInTheLimelight got to star in their own episode]]. Twice!

%%[[AC:Season 8]]

[[AC:Season 9]]
* Just like Professor Chaos, Butter's other alter-ego Marjorine is also popular with the fans.

%%[[AC:Season 10]]

[[AC:Season 11]]
* For a guy who has only appeared in one episode and whose only relationship appears to be with Butters (meaning there shouldn't be much for fanfic writers to actually do with him) Bradley from "[[Recap/SouthParkS11E2CartmanSucks Cartman Sucks]]" has quite a few stories about him getting with Butters.
* Thomas from "[[Recap/SouthParkS11E8LePetitTourette Le Petit Tourette]]" is loved for being a sympathetic and realistic portrayal of Tourette syndrome.

%%[[AC:Season 12]]

[[AC:Season 13]]
* Mysterion became one almost the moment he showed up. Even after being revealed as Kenny[[note]]and thus subverting the trope since Kenny is a main character[[/note]], he's STILL one of the most talked about characters. In fact, Mysterion, before he was revealed, was such a major thing, that the South Park creators put out a ''Who Is Mysterion?'' t-shirt.
%%* Tammy Warner

[[AC:Season 14]]
* Nathan and Mimsy have a rather large fanbase. Nathan originally appeared as a minor character in a 2004 episode ("[[Recap/SouthParkS8E2UpTheDownSteroid Up the Down Steroid]]"), before having a major role as the antagonist of the episode "[[Recap/SouthParkS14E7CrippledSummer Crippled Summer]]" years later. In this episode, he was presented as a [[TheSociopath sociopathic]] but {{ineffect|ualSympatheticVillain}}ive EvilCounterpart to Jimmy, and was given a lackey named Mimsy who would always inadvertently ruin his schemes to defeat and/or kill Jimmy. Since then, Nathan and Mimsy have become incredibly well-received, and have been appearing more frequently in the show's recent seasons.

[[AC:Season 15]]
* Karen has gained her own massive fanbase ever since her first speaking appearance in "[[Recap/SouthParkS15E14ThePoorKid The Poor Kid]]". Many fans consider her and her relationship with her big brother Kenny to be among one of the show's most adorable and heartwarming elements, so much so that many fans absolutely gushed at her other speaking role and her redesign in "[[Recap/SouthParkS19E3TheCityPartOfTown The City Part of Town]]", which many consider to be to be one of the best parts of the episode.



[[AC:Season 16]]

[[AC:Season 17]]
* As far as Kenny's alter-egos go, [[WholesomeCrossdresser Princess Kenny]] is also well-loved for being a perfect parody of {{Moe}} in anime and for being adorable in ...her?... own right, inspiring tons of fanart, cosplay, and even [[JustForFun/PrincessKenny a fake trope page for a Princess Kenny series]] on this wiki, despite only appearing as an anime character for about 2-3 minutes. While his appearance in ''The Stick of Truth'' tones down the anime elements, [[spoiler: it also makes him into one of the main villains and the FinalBoss via a PlotTwist]], ''despite'' [[DidntSeeThatComing his super-girly princessy getup]].
* The old man who keeps yelling at Cartman for trespassing in his garden during the "Black Friday" trilogy was cited by critics and fans as one of the best parts of those three episodes.

[[AC:Season 18]]
* The little chicken [=McNuggets=] from "[[Recap/SouthParkS18E8CockMagic Cock Magic]]" was universally loved from fans being just an adorable young chicken that plays TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering and was considered the underdog.

[[AC:Season 19]]
* Despite appearing for only the second half of "[[Recap/SouthParkS19E5SafeSpace Safe Space]]", Reality has amassed a colossal fan base for being the only one to point out how ridiculous safe spaces are and calling out Safe Spacers on how entitled and pathetic they are. Although he's also received a lot of flak for the notion that anti Social Justice Warriors also hide behind their own echo chambers and communities.




[[AC:Season 20]]
* After the events of "[[Recap/SouthParkS20E2SkankHunt Skank Hunt]]" and "[[Recap/SouthParkS20E3TheDamned The Damned]]", Heidi Turner became extremely popular, especially after the latter gave her[[note]]although she had some previously with him in "[[Recap/SouthParkS9E10FollowThatEgg Follow That Egg]]"[[/note]] ShipTease with [[spoiler:Eric Cartman himself, and eventually [[OfficialCouple began dating]] between then and "[[Recap/SouthParkS20E4WienersOut Wieners Out]]".]]

%%[[AC:Season 21]]

[[AC:Season 22]]



* Josh Carter from Season 22's [[Recap/SouthParkS22E9Unfulfilled two-part]] [[Recap/SouthParkS22E10BikeParade finale,]] who was mutilated while working in the Amazon fulfillment center and later leads the Amazon strikers while trapped in a box, is quite popular among leftist fans for being a sympathetic leftist character (even quoting Marxist theory on numerous occasions) despite his appearance and the fact he [[spoiler:dies]] in his second episode.

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* Josh Carter from Season 22's [[Recap/SouthParkS22E9Unfulfilled two-part]] [[Recap/SouthParkS22E10BikeParade finale,]] who was mutilated while working in the Amazon fulfillment center and later leads the Amazon strikers while trapped in a box, is quite popular among leftist fans for being a sympathetic leftist character (even quoting Marxist theory on numerous occasions) despite his appearance and the fact he [[spoiler:dies]] in his second episode.episode.

!!Video Games
[[AC:VideoGame/SouthParkTheStickOfTruth]]
* The New Kid, [[PlayerCharacter naturally]].
* Annie Knitts saw a notable rise in popularity following her appearance in ''The Stick of Truth''. Primarily because she's often shipped with fellow darkhorse, [[PlayerCharacter the New Kid]].

[[AC:VideoGame/SouthParkTheFracturedButWhole]]
* The diabetic Scott Malkinson has also gained a decent following, possibly attributing to his more frequent appearances in recent seasons, but he gained even more popularity as his superhero alter-ego "Captain Diabetes".


* [[UncannyValleyGirl Leslie Meyers]] due to being a RunningGag character that PC Principal calls out on during school assemblies. she manages to get even ''more'' popular with the revelation that she's the BigBad of Season 19 and proves to be a MagnificentBitch. There are many fan art with Leslie, with many fans shipping her with either Jimmy and/or Kyle, and are hoping that she returns from the dead and given more prominence and depth to her character in future seasons.

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* [[UncannyValleyGirl Leslie Meyers]] due to being a RunningGag character that PC Principal calls out on during school assemblies. she manages to get even ''more'' popular with the revelation that she's the BigBad of Season 19 and proves to be a MagnificentBitch.very effective antagonist without having to resort to shock humor. There are many fan art with Leslie, with many fans shipping her with either Jimmy and/or Kyle, and are hoping that she returns from the dead and given more prominence and depth to her character in future seasons.


* [[UncannyValleyGirl Leslie Meyers]] due to being a RunningGag character that PC Principal calls out on during school assemblies. she manages to get even ''more'' popular with the revelation that's she's an ad and proves to be a MagnificentBitch. There are many fan art with Leslie, with many fans shipping her with either Jimmy and/or Kyle, and are hoping that she returns from the dead and given more prominence and depth to her character in future seasons.

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* [[UncannyValleyGirl Leslie Meyers]] due to being a RunningGag character that PC Principal calls out on during school assemblies. she manages to get even ''more'' popular with the revelation that's that she's an ad the BigBad of Season 19 and proves to be a MagnificentBitch. There are many fan art with Leslie, with many fans shipping her with either Jimmy and/or Kyle, and are hoping that she returns from the dead and given more prominence and depth to her character in future seasons.


* [[UncannyValleyGirl Leslie Meyers]] due to being a RunningGag character that PC Principal calls out on during school assemblies. she manages to get even ''more'' popular with the revelation that's she's an ad and proves to be an surprisingly effective MagnificentBitch. There are many fan art with Leslie, with many fans shipping her with either Jimmy and/or Kyle, and are hoping that she returns from the dead and given more prominence and depth to her character in future seasons.

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* [[UncannyValleyGirl Leslie Meyers]] due to being a RunningGag character that PC Principal calls out on during school assemblies. she manages to get even ''more'' popular with the revelation that's she's an ad and proves to be an surprisingly effective a MagnificentBitch. There are many fan art with Leslie, with many fans shipping her with either Jimmy and/or Kyle, and are hoping that she returns from the dead and given more prominence and depth to her character in future seasons.


* [[UncannyValleyGirl Leslie Meyers]] due to being a RunningGag character that PC Principal calls out on during school assemblies. she manages to get even ''more'' popular with the revelation that's she's an ad and proves to be an surprisingly effective antagonist without ever having to resort to shock value. There are many fan art with Leslie, with many fans shipping her with either Jimmy and/or Kyle, and are hoping that she returns from the dead and given more prominence.

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* [[UncannyValleyGirl Leslie Meyers]] due to being a RunningGag character that PC Principal calls out on during school assemblies. she manages to get even ''more'' popular with the revelation that's she's an ad and proves to be an surprisingly effective antagonist without ever having to resort to shock value. MagnificentBitch. There are many fan art with Leslie, with many fans shipping her with either Jimmy and/or Kyle, and are hoping that she returns from the dead and given more prominence.prominence and depth to her character in future seasons.


* "[[Recap/SouthParkS22E5TheScoots The Scoots]]" gives the unidentified kids in ''VideoGame/{{Fortnite}}'' costumes. They're not important to the plot, but are quite popular due to the mysteries behind their identities.

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* "[[Recap/SouthParkS22E5TheScoots The Scoots]]" gives the unidentified kids in ''VideoGame/{{Fortnite}}'' costumes. They're not important to the plot, but are quite popular due to the mysteries behind their identities.identities.
* Josh Carter from Season 22's [[Recap/SouthParkS22E9Unfulfilled two-part]] [[Recap/SouthParkS22E10BikeParade finale,]] who was mutilated while working in the Amazon fulfillment center and later leads the Amazon strikers while trapped in a box, is quite popular among leftist fans for being a sympathetic leftist character (even quoting Marxist theory on numerous occasions) despite his appearance and the fact he [[spoiler:dies]] in his second episode.


** However their overexposure and frequently used shtick have gotten stale as of recently and have [[TheScrappy become the opposite of this trope.]]


* Characters that only appear in TheMovie, like Gregory and Christophe, have fanbases that are equal in size to those of reappearing characters. Lesser examples (contested depending on part of the fanbase and the time period) also include Thomas from "[[Recap/SouthParkS11E8LePetitTourette Le Petit Tourette]]", the Cotswolds siblings, Kenny's first girlfriend Kelly and his second girlfriend Tammy Warner. All one-shot characters (save for any later background cameos by Mark or Damien), but very beloved by their fans all the same [[note]]Although Kelly and Rebecca are more contested cases due to the overlap of DieForOurShip in play[[/note]].

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* Characters that only appear in TheMovie, like Gregory and Christophe, have fanbases that are equal in size to those of reappearing characters. Lesser examples (contested depending on part of the fanbase and the time period) also include Thomas from "[[Recap/SouthParkS11E8LePetitTourette Le Petit Tourette]]", the Cotswolds siblings, Kenny's first girlfriend Kelly and his second girlfriend Tammy Warner. All one-shot characters (save for any later background cameos by Mark Kelly, Mark, or Damien), but very beloved by their fans all the same [[note]]Although Kelly and Rebecca are more contested cases due to the overlap of DieForOurShip in play[[/note]].


* "[[Recap/SouthParkS22E5TheScoots The Scoots]]" gives us a girl wearing a pink wig and spike hairband despite not important to the plot, if only for her cool costume design and mystery of her identity.

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* "[[Recap/SouthParkS22E5TheScoots The Scoots]]" gives us a girl wearing a pink wig and spike hairband despite the unidentified kids in ''VideoGame/{{Fortnite}}'' costumes. They're not important to the plot, if only for her cool costume design and mystery of her identity.but are quite popular due to the mysteries behind their identities.


* "[[Recap/SouthParkS22E5TheScoots The Scoots]]" gives us the girl wearing the pink wig and spike hairband despite not important to the plot, if only for her cool costume and mystery of her identity.

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* "[[Recap/SouthParkS22E5TheScoots The Scoots]]" gives us the a girl wearing the a pink wig and spike hairband despite not important to the plot, if only for her cool costume design and mystery of her identity.

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