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* A Wikipedia edit claimed an episode established Carol [=McCormick=] was sixteen when she gave birth to her son Kenny, which would suggest she was twelve years old when she gave birth to her older son, Kevin, while her husband is canonically in his thirties or forties. While many, many fans swear they heard it, this claim is nowhere to be found in any of the show's episodes. The false age has even shown up on the official site on occasion!

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* A Wikipedia edit claimed an episode established Carol [=McCormick=] was sixteen when she gave birth to her son Kenny, which would suggest she was twelve years old when she gave birth to her older son, Kevin, while her husband is canonically in his thirties or forties. While many, many fans swear they heard it, this claim is nowhere to be found in any of the show's episodes. The false age has even shown up on the official site on occasion!occasion!
* In the show, Craig's bedroom is often shown with space-themed decorations. Fanart sometimes adds to this (giving him those glow-in-the-dark stars on the wall seems pretty popular) while fanfic may portray him fascinated by space, dreaming of being an astronaut or astronomer, etc.


* There are a ''lot'' of fanon relationships that have perpetuated and been mistaken for actual canon due to some fans' persistence. These include: Kevin Stoley [[note]]The Star Trek-obsessed kid who may or may not be Asian, depending on the episode/season[[/note]] and Esther [[note]]One of the background girls who got to speak once in season 6[[/note]] being fraternal twins due to [[HalfIdenticalTwins both having black hair and similar clothing color schemes]], Craig's sister being named "Ruby", Craig's father and Skeeter (the town redneck) being brothers, Red being Craig's cousin (due to Skeeter once implying she was his daughter), and other assorted details that usually apply to secondary/background classmates or the boys' siblings.

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* There are a ''lot'' of fanon relationships that have perpetuated and been mistaken for actual canon due to some fans' persistence. These include: Kevin Stoley [[note]]The Star Trek-obsessed kid who may or may not be Asian, depending on the episode/season[[/note]] and Esther [[note]]One of the background girls who got to speak once in season 6[[/note]] being fraternal twins due to [[HalfIdenticalTwins both having black hair and similar clothing color schemes]], Craig's sister being named "Ruby", "Ruby" (eventually {{Jossed}}; it's Tricia), Craig's father and Skeeter (the town redneck) being brothers, Red being Craig's cousin (due to Skeeter once implying she was his daughter), and other assorted details that usually apply to secondary/background classmates or the boys' siblings.


** About every third fanfic mentions Kyle's gorgeous green eyes (with brown being the second most common color). But on the show, his eyes are drawn as white ovals with black dots for pupils. Who knows what Matt and Trey would say if you asked them what color Kyle's eyes really are. Strangely, Japanese fanartists tend to give Kyle brown or [[CurtainsMatchTheWindow reddish eyes]] rather then the green western fans go for.

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** About every third fanfic mentions Kyle's gorgeous green eyes (with brown being the second most common color). But on the show, his eyes are drawn as white ovals with black dots for pupils. Who knows what Matt and Trey would say if you asked them what color Kyle's eyes really are. Strangely, Japanese fanartists fan-artists tend to give Kyle brown or [[CurtainsMatchTheWindow reddish eyes]] rather then the green western fans go for.



** Most characters have a set fanon eye color. You'll rarely see Butters or Craig with any color other than blue, brown and green are tthe most common eye colors for Tweek, both blue and brown eyes are extremely common for Clyde, Wendy either has brown eyes or inexplicably ''purple'' eyes, minor character Kevin Stoley usually has blue or brown eyes, etc.

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** Most characters have a set fanon eye color. You'll rarely see Butters or Craig with any color other than blue, brown and green are tthe the most common eye colors for Tweek, both blue and brown eyes are extremely common for Clyde, Wendy either has brown eyes or inexplicably ''purple'' eyes, minor character Kevin Stoley usually has blue or brown eyes, etc.


** About every third fanfic mentions Kyle's gorgeous green eyes. But on the show, his eyes are drawn as white ovals with black dots for pupils. Who knows what Matt and Trey would say if you asked them what color Kyle's eyes really are.
** Kyle is, in fact, the only one of his friends whose eye color has not been mentioned. Stan has blue, and Kenny's are blue (originally hazel in a draft for "Bigger, Longer, and Uncut" [[note]]though a gouged-out eye of his was shown to be blue in "Starvin' Marvin". Some also believe he had brown eyes, due to an ass pun Cartman made about Kenny having a "brown eye" when he put a picture of Kenny's butt as a missing child poster[[/note]]). Cartman is usually speculated to have brown eyes, although some will also give him blue or hazel due to the fact that he harvested Kenny's eyes for his own sight at the end of "The Succubus" (although being that the show can rely on NegativeContinuity, this detail may also be suspect). Strangely, Japanese fanartists tend to give Kyle brown or [[CurtainsMatchTheWindow reddish eyes]] rather then the green western fans go for.
** Another headcanon eye color for Cartman that's recently been gaining popularity is that he's [[MismatchedEyes heterochromic]], specifically with one brown eye and one blue. In fact, this headcanon's popularity has almost ''surpassed'' the idea of him having normal eyes.

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** About every third fanfic mentions Kyle's gorgeous green eyes.eyes (with brown being the second most common color). But on the show, his eyes are drawn as white ovals with black dots for pupils. Who knows what Matt and Trey would say if you asked them what color Kyle's eyes really are.
are. Strangely, Japanese fanartists tend to give Kyle brown or [[CurtainsMatchTheWindow reddish eyes]] rather then the green western fans go for.
** Kyle is, in fact, the only one of his friends whose eye color has not been mentioned. Stan has blue, and Kenny's are blue (originally hazel in a draft for "Bigger, Longer, and Uncut" [[note]]though a gouged-out eye of his was shown to be blue in "Starvin' Marvin". Some also believe he had brown eyes, due to an ass pun Cartman made about Kenny having a "brown eye" when he put a picture of Kenny's butt as a missing child poster[[/note]]). Cartman is usually speculated to have brown eyes, although some will also give him blue or hazel due to the fact that he harvested Kenny's eyes for his own sight at the end of "The Succubus" (although being that the show can rely on NegativeContinuity, this detail may also be suspect). Strangely, Japanese fanartists tend to give Kyle brown or [[CurtainsMatchTheWindow reddish eyes]] rather then the green western fans go for.
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Another headcanon eye color for Cartman that's recently been gaining popularity is that he's [[MismatchedEyes heterochromic]], specifically with one brown eye and one blue. In fact, this headcanon's popularity has almost ''surpassed'' the idea of him having normal eyes.



** Most characters have a set fanon eye color. You'll rarely see Butters or Craig with any color other than blue, brown or green is the most common eye color for Tweek, both blue and brown eyes are extremely common for Clyde, Wendy either has brown eyes or inexplicably ''purple'' eyes, minor character Kevin Stoley usually has blue or brown eyes, etc.

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** Most characters have a set fanon eye color. You'll rarely see Butters or Craig with any color other than blue, brown or and green is the are tthe most common eye color colors for Tweek, both blue and brown eyes are extremely common for Clyde, Wendy either has brown eyes or inexplicably ''purple'' eyes, minor character Kevin Stoley usually has blue or brown eyes, etc.


** Due to Red being called "Rebecca" in "The List", it's become popular for fanfiction writers to write that as being her real name, with Red merely being a nickname.

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** Due to Red being called "Rebecca" in "The List", it's become popular for fanfiction writers to write use that as being her real name, with Red merely being a nickname.

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** Due to Red being called "Rebecca" in "The List", it's become popular for fanfiction writers to write that as being her real name, with Red merely being a nickname.


* Fans are also really attached to the idea that Butters' "Majorine" alter-ego and Kenny's "Princess Kenny" makes them trans girls. In fact, when "The Cissy"[[note]]Better known as "the transgender bathroom dilemma episode"[[/note]] first came out, some fans were actually surprised that there wasn't a single mention of Princess Kenny. Due to Wendy dressing up as a boy in "The Cissy" many fans took to her being a trans boy or nonbinary, considering how low-key it was compared to her usual protests. Some fans see Cartman as having gender dysphoria due to his crossdressing however the series seems to have jossed that.

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* Fans are also really attached to the idea that Butters' "Majorine" alter-ego and Kenny's "Princess Kenny" makes them trans girls.girls, or at the very least genderfluid. In fact, when "The Cissy"[[note]]Better known as "the transgender bathroom dilemma episode"[[/note]] first came out, some fans were actually surprised that there wasn't a single mention of Princess Kenny. Due to Wendy dressing up as a boy in "The Cissy" many fans took to her being a trans boy or nonbinary, considering how low-key it was compared to her usual protests. Some fans see Cartman as having gender dysphoria due to his crossdressing however the series seems to have jossed that.



* There are a ''lot'' of fanon relationships that have perpetuated and been mistaken for actual canon due to some fans' persistence. These include: Kevin Stoley [[note]]The Star Wars-obsessed kid who may or may not be Asian, depending on the episode/season[[/note]] and Esther [[note]]One of the background girls who got to speak once in season 6[[/note]] being fraternal twins due to [[HalfIdenticalTwins both having black hair and similar clothing color schemes]], Craig's sister being named "Ruby", Craig's father and Skeeter (the town redneck) being brothers, Red being Craig's cousin (due to Skeeter once implying she was his daughter), and other assorted details that usually apply to secondary/background classmates or the boys' siblings.

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* There are a ''lot'' of fanon relationships that have perpetuated and been mistaken for actual canon due to some fans' persistence. These include: Kevin Stoley [[note]]The Star Wars-obsessed Trek-obsessed kid who may or may not be Asian, depending on the episode/season[[/note]] and Esther [[note]]One of the background girls who got to speak once in season 6[[/note]] being fraternal twins due to [[HalfIdenticalTwins both having black hair and similar clothing color schemes]], Craig's sister being named "Ruby", Craig's father and Skeeter (the town redneck) being brothers, Red being Craig's cousin (due to Skeeter once implying she was his daughter), and other assorted details that usually apply to secondary/background classmates or the boys' siblings.


** Most fans thought Wendy cut her hair in "The Cissy", thus a lot of fanart from around that time depicts her with a pixie cut. A future episode shows her with her hair long again, implying that she simply shoved her hair into her hat.
** Although Clyde's status as the "second fattest" kid was just a guess by Butters that Stan and Kyle jumped at for the chance of having a replacement to mock in Cartman's absence, there are fans that insist on drawing him [[HollywoodPudgy just the least bit thicker than the other skinnier kids]], or making him outright chubby, though with some muscle to contrast Cartman.
** Craig is often depicted as [[TallDarkAndSnarky taller]] than the other boys, since he's drawn with longer legs and his parents are the tallest parents shown. The physical in "T.M.I." also says he grew the most over the previous year.
** It's also common for people to depict Craig with darker skin in fanart, the logic being that if he's TheChosenOne of a Peruvian prophecy he must have some [[LatinoIsBrown South American ancestry]]. Given that skin tone is pretty much the only racial feature the show's art style actually shows, he's probably just supposed to be a MightyWhitey.
** Due to Cartman at one point off-handedly making fun of Craig's "fucked up teeth", it's fairly common to see fanart depicting Craig with braces. Oddly, some show his boyfriend Tweek having them instead. Maybe they're contagious?



* Most fans thought Wendy cut her hair in "The Cissy", thus a lot of fanart depicts her with a pixie cut. A future episode shows her with her hair long again, implying she simply shoved her hair into her hat.
* Although Clyde's status as the "second fattest" kid was just a guess by Butters that Stan and Kyle jumped at for the chance of having a replacement to mock in Cartman's absence, there are fans that insist on drawing him [[HollywoodPudgy just the least bit thicker than the other skinnier kids]], or making him outright chubby, though with some muscle to contrast Cartman.



* There are a ''lot'' of fanon names and relationships that have perpetuated and been mistaken for actual canon due to some fans' persistence. These include: Kevin Stoley [[note]]The Star Wars-obsessed kid who may or may not be Asian, depending on the episode/season[[/note]] and Esther [[note]]One of the background girls who got to speak once in season 6[[/note]] being fraternal twins due to [[HalfIdenticalTwins both having black hair and similar clothing color schemes]], Craig's sister being named "Ruby", Craig's father and Skeeter (the town redneck) being brothers, Red being Craig's cousin (due to Skeeter once implying she was his daughter), and other assorted details that usually apply to secondary/background classmates or the boys' siblings.

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* There are a ''lot'' of fanon names and relationships that have perpetuated and been mistaken for actual canon due to some fans' persistence. These include: Kevin Stoley [[note]]The Star Wars-obsessed kid who may or may not be Asian, depending on the episode/season[[/note]] and Esther [[note]]One of the background girls who got to speak once in season 6[[/note]] being fraternal twins due to [[HalfIdenticalTwins both having black hair and similar clothing color schemes]], Craig's sister being named "Ruby", Craig's father and Skeeter (the town redneck) being brothers, Red being Craig's cousin (due to Skeeter once implying she was his daughter), and other assorted details that usually apply to secondary/background classmates or the boys' siblings.



** Other fanfiction names that briefly were used and passed around included Kenny's mother being named "Peggy" (before "Carol" came into popularity). Before the male {{Goth}}s were [[GivenNameReveal finally revealed]], Michael was often named Ethan (or Evan), Pete was Dylan, and Firkle was Georgie. These names actually originated with popular fanfic author Kyle_the_Skeptic in 2004-05ish. The one-shot movie characters Christophe (aka "The Mole") and Gregory received the respective fanon surnames of [=DeLorne=] (or [=DeLorn=]) and Thorne from a fanfic, which wound up spread around for a few years.

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** Other fanfiction names that briefly were used and passed around included Kenny's mother being named "Peggy" (before "Carol" came into popularity). Before the male {{Goth}}s were [[GivenNameReveal finally revealed]], Michael was often named Ethan (or Evan), Pete was Dylan, and Firkle was Georgie. These names actually originated with popular fanfic author Kyle_the_Skeptic in 2004-05ish. The one-shot movie characters Christophe (aka "The Mole") and Gregory received the respective fanon surnames of [=DeLorne=] (or [=DeLorn=]) and Thorne from a fanfic, which wound up spread around for a few years.



** A rather infamous fanfic author at the official message board popularized the surname "Nommel" for Craig several years before he was canonically named 'Craig Tucker'.

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** A rather infamous fanfic author at the official message board popularized the surname "Nommel" for Craig several years before he was canonically named 'Craig Tucker'."Craig Tucker".



* Craig is often depicted as [[TallDarkAndSnarky taller]] than the other boys, since he's drawn with longer legs and his parents are the tallest parents shown. The physical in "T.M.I." also says he grew the most over the previous year.
* It's also common for people to depict Craig with darker skin in fanart, the logic being that if he's TheChosenOne of a Peruvian prophecy he must have some [[LatinoIsBrown South American ancestry]]. Given that skin tone is pretty much the only racial feature the show's art style actually shows, he's probably just supposed to be a MightyWhitey.
* Due to Cartman at one point off-handedly making fun of Craig's "fucked up teeth", it's fairly common to see fanart depicting Craig with braces. Oddly, some show his boyfriend Tweek having them instead. Maybe they're contagious?


** Kenny's mother was often called 'Carol' by fans, as the name was used for the other main characters' mothers (primarily in Season 1, such as with Stan and Kyle's moms in "Death") before their own names were established, but her official name remained 'Mrs. [=McCormick=]' for a long time. WordOfGod as far back as 1999 was that she had no name. In what may be a case of AscendedFanon, this name was confirmed in ''VideoGame/SouthParkTheFracturedButWhole''.

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** Kenny's mother was often called 'Carol' "Carol" by fans, as the name was used for the other main characters' mothers (primarily in Season 1, such as with Stan and Kyle's moms in "Death") before their own names were established, but her official name remained 'Mrs. [=McCormick=]' "Mrs. [=McCormick=]" for a long time. WordOfGod as far back as 1999 was that she had no name. In what may be a case of AscendedFanon, this name was confirmed in ''VideoGame/SouthParkTheFracturedButWhole''.


* Fans are also really attached to the idea that Butter's "Majorine" alter-ego and Kenny's "Princess Kenny" makes them trans girls. In fact, when "The Cissy"[[note]]Better known as "the transgender bathroom dilemma episode"[[/note]] first came out, some fans were actually surprised that there wasn't a single mention of Princess Kenny. Due to Wendy dressing up as a boy in "The Cissy" many fans took to her being a trans boy or nonbinary, considering how low-key it was compared to her usual protests. Some fans see Cartman as having gender dysphoria due to his crossdressing however the series seems to have jossed that.

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* Fans are also really attached to the idea that Butter's Butters' "Majorine" alter-ego and Kenny's "Princess Kenny" makes them trans girls. In fact, when "The Cissy"[[note]]Better known as "the transgender bathroom dilemma episode"[[/note]] first came out, some fans were actually surprised that there wasn't a single mention of Princess Kenny. Due to Wendy dressing up as a boy in "The Cissy" many fans took to her being a trans boy or nonbinary, considering how low-key it was compared to her usual protests. Some fans see Cartman as having gender dysphoria due to his crossdressing however the series seems to have jossed that.


* Though an age difference (if any) was never given between the one-shot Cotswolds siblings in season 3, some fans have Rebecca as a year younger than Mark (making her technically a 2nd-grader when she appeared), or some will depict them as fraternal twins and Mark as the elder one. Kenny's brief girlfriend Kelly also has some fanon circulating about her, such as the surname "Nelson" [[note]]based off of a throwaway line from "Miss Teacher Bangs a Boy", however, it's very unlikely that it was a reference to her[[/note]], or that Sally Darson from "Butters' Bottom Bitch" is her cousin or twin sister, due to their similar appearances.

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* Though an age difference (if any) was never given between the one-shot Cotswolds siblings in season 3, some fans have Rebecca as a year younger than Mark (making her technically a 2nd-grader when she appeared), or some will depict them as fraternal twins and Mark as the elder one. Kenny's brief first girlfriend Kelly also has some fanon circulating about her, such as the surname "Nelson" [[note]]based [[note]]Based off of a throwaway line from "Miss Teacher Bangs a Boy", however, it's very unlikely that it was actually a reference to her[[/note]], or that Sally Darson from "Butters' Bottom Bitch" is her cousin or twin sister, due to their similar appearances.


* Though an age difference (if any) was never given between the one-shot Cotswolds siblings in season 3, some fans have Rebecca as a year younger than Mark (making her technically a 2nd-grader when she appeared), or some will depict them as fraternal twins and Mark as the elder one. Kenny's brief girlfriend Kelly also has some fanon circulating about her, such as the surname "Nelson" [[note]]based off of a throwaway line in a later season where Cartman mentions tricking a girl named Kelly Nelson into smelling his finger, while Kenny was shown to look annoyed (leading some to assume the Kelly was his girlfriend)[[/note]], or that Sally Darson from "Butters' Bottom Bitch" is her cousin or twin sister, due to their similar appearances.

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* Though an age difference (if any) was never given between the one-shot Cotswolds siblings in season 3, some fans have Rebecca as a year younger than Mark (making her technically a 2nd-grader when she appeared), or some will depict them as fraternal twins and Mark as the elder one. Kenny's brief girlfriend Kelly also has some fanon circulating about her, such as the surname "Nelson" [[note]]based off of a throwaway line in from "Miss Teacher Bangs a later season where Cartman mentions tricking a girl named Kelly Nelson into smelling his finger, while Kenny Boy", however, it's very unlikely that it was shown a reference to look annoyed (leading some to assume the Kelly was his girlfriend)[[/note]], her[[/note]], or that Sally Darson from "Butters' Bottom Bitch" is her cousin or twin sister, due to their similar appearances.


** Stan's full name is often rendered by fans as "Stanley Randall Marsh", and this has been treated as canon, and even falsely attributed to an episode, with them middle name often assumed to come from his father, Randy. No episode suggests this, and series co-creator Trey Parker and his father Randy are both named Randolph, not Randall.

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** Stan's full name is often rendered by fans as "Stanley Randall Marsh", and this has been treated as canon, and even falsely attributed to an episode, with them the middle name often assumed to come from his father, Randy. No episode suggests this, and series co-creator Trey Parker and his father Randy are both named Randolph, not Randall.


* Fans are also really attached to the idea that Butter's "Majorine" alter-ego and Kenny's "Princess Kenny" makes them trans girls. In fact, when "The Cissy"[[note]]Better known as "the transgender bathroom dilemma episode"[[/note]] first came out, some fans were actually surprised that there wasn't a single mention of Princess Kenny. Due to Wendy dressing up as a boy in "The Cissy" many fans took o her being a trans boy or nonbinary, considering how low-key it was compared to her usual protests. Some fans see Cartman as having gender dysphoria due to his crossdressing however the series seems to have jossed that.

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* Fans are also really attached to the idea that Butter's "Majorine" alter-ego and Kenny's "Princess Kenny" makes them trans girls. In fact, when "The Cissy"[[note]]Better known as "the transgender bathroom dilemma episode"[[/note]] first came out, some fans were actually surprised that there wasn't a single mention of Princess Kenny. Due to Wendy dressing up as a boy in "The Cissy" many fans took o to her being a trans boy or nonbinary, considering how low-key it was compared to her usual protests. Some fans see Cartman as having gender dysphoria due to his crossdressing however the series seems to have jossed that.

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* Due to Cartman at one point off-handedly making fun of Craig's "fucked up teeth", it's fairly common to see fanart depicting Craig with braces. Oddly, some show his boyfriend Tweek having them instead. Maybe they're contagious?

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