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    Eric Cartman 
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    Princess Kenny 
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    Satan 
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God: You got kicked out of here for being a headstrong rebel. And now you're a whiny little bitch.

Voiced by: Trey Parker
Debut: "Damien"

The King of Hell and Jesus' opposite number. Also, he was the first villain in the series.


  • Affably Evil: He's certainly less evil than Saddam and Cartman. Everybody in Hell gets the day off on Christmas. And there's singing.
  • Anti-Villain: In spades. It's telling that Cartman is more evil than him.
  • Art Evolution: Since season 9, Satan appears to be older and more muscular.
  • Ascended Demon: After getting killed by ManBearPig, his spirit leaves him and he goes to Heaven, growing angel wings and a halo.
  • Badass Decay: In-story. During a conversation with God, the latter tells Satan that for someone who was expelled from Heaven for being a headstrong rebel, he has become "a whiny little bitch." invoked
  • Badass Gay: Badass Decay or not, he's still Satan, and, is thus, a Physical God. He's also a gay dude who's had several different boyfriends at one time or another.
  • Batman Gambit: Pulls one during his boxing fight against Jesus. While betting his money on Jesus while the rest of the city bet on Satan, he beat up Jesus big time until he pretended to be KO'ed by Jesus's weak punch. When Jesus was declared victorious, Satan became several million dollars richer and went back to Hell taunting the rest for their stupidity. Satan's total Moment of Awesome of the century.
  • Big Bad: In the earlier seasons, especially in Season 1.
  • Big-Bad Ensemble: With Saddam and Sheila Broflovski in The Movie. Amazingly, he's depicted as the least evil of the three.
  • Big Red Devil: And the most well-known one too.
  • The Bus Came Back: Finally appeared again in "Freemium Isn't Free," roughly eight years later. He returns once more in "Time to Get Cereal" four years later, he gets killed off in the next episode.
  • Characterization Marches On:
    • Rule of Funny reigns supreme when deciding if Satan is looking to take over Heaven, or if he's just lonely stuck in Hell and wants a meaningful relationship. One episode seemed to indicate he tried to take over Heaven because his boyfriend wanted him to.
    • His first appearance in "Damien" not only portrayed him with a son, but also conveyed him as more sincerely menacing and evil, with only a couple very subtle shades of his later effeminate Punch-Clock Villain personality.
  • Dark Is Evil/Dark Is Not Evil: Is a bit of both; physically he's evil incarnate, but as mentioned elsewhere, Satan is a friendly, sensitive guy under most circumstances.
  • A Day in the Limelight: "Hell on Earth 2006."
  • Demonic Possession: He possesses Stan's body in "Freemium Isn't Free" in order to deal with Beelzeboot. Unlike most examples, he is polite enough to ask Stan first, and even returns him home after the battle.
  • The Devil Is a Loser: God complains that Satan went from a headstrong rebel to a "whiny little bitch" when he comes to Him for relationship advice.
  • The Dog Bites Back: At the climax of The Movie.
  • Even Evil Has Standards:
    • Was horrified that he was acting like a 16-year-old girl at his party in the "Hell on Earth 2006", but his minions assured him that he isn't THAT bad.
    • He's very bothered by Beelzeboot making the Terrance & Philip mobile game since temptation must always be nuanced and not just blatant manipulation of addicts.
  • Evil Is Hammy: Whenever he's on the clock, he's pulls off the dramatic Evil Overlord pretty well (like in his dramatic entrance, complete with booming voice, prose, and demonic background music, after Stan accidentally summons him to teach about addiction).
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Has a rather deep-sounding voice. Isn't usually that bad a guy, though.
  • Flaming Devil: Played with - he's certainly gay, but he's almost always portrayed as a pretty nice guy.
  • God Karting with Beelzebub: Though he and God hadn't spoken in millennia, in "Probably" he goes to ask him for romantic advice.
  • Hidden Depths: Due to one of his main roles in the universe, he has a pretty decent grasp of the biology surrounding addiction (and he taught it to Stan is in a pretty clear way).
  • Pet the Dog: Satan receives several; although the biggie was near the end of The Movie, when Satan agrees to delay Armageddon at Kenny's request... because Kenny helped him end his terrible relationship with Saddam.
    • Another moment occurs in "Freemium Isn't Free", in which he helps Stan with his addiction problem, and goes as far as to confront the Beelzeboot over the game causing this addiction.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: Despite being the Devil, He's portrayed as being whiny, insecure and fickle. He doesn't even seem to be that much of a bad guy, and on his good day his domain can be quite nice a place. But he easily falls under bad influence and will launch an invasion against Heaven or Earth at the drop of a hat.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: A borderline example, if not an outright one. He only seems to torture truly bad people and even then is usually chanting pleasantly with them otherwise.
    • He has to put out temptation so humanity has free will, but it's just part of the job and it has to be done right.
  • Put on a Bus: Stopped appearing regularly after "Hell On Earth 2006."
  • Redemption Equals Death: He dies trying to defend the town against ManBearPig's rampage, where he later ascends to heaven with angel wings and a halo.
  • Satan is Good: Or at least, he's kind of a big softie.
  • Straight Gay: Satan has had two lovers — Saddam Hussein, and a guy named Chris. He also had a relationship with his advisor prior to killing him.
  • Villain Decay: invoked Lampshaded by God, who notes that Satan's angsting over if he wants to be with Saddam or Chris is a far cry from the headstrong rebel who was kicked out of Heaven.
  • Villain Song: "Up There" from The Movie. Also a subversion, since he is actually singing about how lonely he is down in Hell, where his only real company is Saddam, and how he wants to live up on Earth. Thus doubles as his "I Want" Song.
  • Villains Out Shopping: Even he can't resist the amazingness that is Red Dead Redemption II.
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: He usually just a nice, friendly guy who tries to act tough, and all he really wants is to move up to live on Earth (even if that will doom humanity). Just listen to his so-called Villain Song, "Up There."
  • The Worf Effect: Satan gets effortlessly killed by ManBearPig in "Nobody Got Cereal?"

     Saddam Hussein 
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"Hey! Relax, guy!"
(smacks Satan's ass) "Shut it, bitch. You're better seen than heard!"

Voiced by: Matt Stone
Final appearance: "It's Christmas in Canada"

Saddam Hussein was one of the main antagonists of the series in the earlier seasons, and the Big Bad in The Movie. Initially the dictator of Iraq, he was killed either by wild boars or in a Canadian "gas attack" after attempting to invade the countrynote , he was sent to Hell after he died. While technically deceased after The Movie, he was still a recurring guest villain character until season 7, where he was captured by Canadian soldiers. He is arguably even worse than Cartman.


  • Laughably Evil: Half the fun of Saddam is how ridiculous he is, with his high voice, inexplicable Canadian heritage, and outrageously zany acts of villainy.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Manages to manipulate the likes of Satan, God, and all of Canada into committing his evil deeds.
  • Multiple-Choice Past: How he died. In "Not Without My Anus" he was killed by the Canadians, The Movie says it was a pack of wild boars, while "Ladder to Heaven" says the Americans assassinated him in secret (with a pack of wild boars, maybe?)
  • Murder the Hypotenuse: He stabs Satan's "pussy" boyfriend Chris in order to get back with Satan. Not that it makes much difference — after all, where was Chris going to go, Detroit?
  • Non-Standard Character Design: Not only is he animated in the same style as the Canadians (which kinda made sense since he first appeared an episode starring Terrance and Phillip), but he's one of the few characters with a photo head (some others include Mr. Garrison after his nose job, Ben Affleck in "How to Eat With Your Butt", and the little pink Christina Aguilera monsters from "Timmy 2000").
  • Sadist: And how, reaching even sexual things with it. In The Movie, he tortures Kenny with a sexual pleasure.
  • Seme: In his relationship with Satan.
  • Staying Alive: It's never explained how he got back to Earth between "Ladder to Heaven" and "Krazy Kripples."
  • The Sociopath: Charismatic enough to manipulate Satan, God, and an entire country into doing whatever he wants, yet shows no remorse for his treatment of Satan, murdering innocent people, and taking kids away from their adopted families For the Evulz.
  • Put on a Bus: Hasnt been seen since he was arrested by the Canadians in Christmastime In Canada, and presumably wont be, due to his execution in real life.
  • Villain Song: "I Can Change" from The Movie
  • Yandere: In "Probably" he stabs Satan's new boyfriend to death. (He came back the next day back in Hell. Where was he supposed to go? Detroit?)
  • Would Hurt a Child/Kick the Dog: Twice. In The Movie, he tortures Kenny for sexual pleasure, and even kills him for no reason when he was the Prime Minister of Canada.

    Sheila Broflovski 
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     Scott Tenorman 
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Voiced by: Toby Morton ("Scott Tenorman Must Die"), Trey Parker ("201")

A teenager who tricked Cartman into forking over ten dollars. He manages to get his way out of all of Cartman's revenge schemes until Cartman finally has his parents killed. And tricked Scott into eating them. Scott reappears as the Big Bad of the two part "200/201" story, which reveals him as the new leader of the Ginger Separatist Movement and Cartman's half-brother.


  • Arch-Enemy: To Cartman.
  • Anti-Villain: He starts out as a more restrained anti-villain (as seen at the end of "Scott Tenorman Must Die"), but in "201", we see how he turned insane after Cartman tricked him into eating his parents.
  • Big "NO!": When he realizes he just ate his own parents and when Radiohead saw him crying.
  • Big Bad: In the videogame "Tenorman's Revenge".
  • Big-Bad Ensemble: With Rob Reiner and Tom Cruise in "200/201".
  • The Bully: You almost start to feel sorry for Cartman for what Scott puts him through solely For the Lulz, but course with what Cartman does next...
  • Cain and Abel: Cartman is his half-brother, though Scott is the Abel in comparison.
  • The Cameo: Appeared briefly in "The Return of the Fellowship of the Ring to the Two Towers" and "The Death of Eric Cartman."
  • Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas: He was genuinely horrified when finding out that Cartman killed his parents.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: A manipulative bully of the highest order, though obviously pretty mortified by his parents' murder which seems to make him a more redeemable character than Cartman given his reaction later on.
  • Eviler Than Thou: Subverted. It seems this way throughout "Scott Tenorman Must Die", with Scott constantly outdoing Cartman in schemes and sheer Jerkass antics, then Cartman takes a far more monstrous step...
  • Humiliation Conga: Tricked into eating his own parents, which sent him crying and thus denounced by his favorite band as uncool crybaby.
  • I Ate WHAT?!: He was broken when he realized that it was his parents ground up into chili.
  • Luke, I Am Your Father: In "201," he tells Cartman that they are half-brothers.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He's introduced by tricking Cartman into buying his pubes.
  • Out-Gambitted: The end of "Scott Tenorman Must Die" has Cartman turn his final prank against him and tricks him into eating his own parents.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Money!:
    Scott: You really care that much about sixteen measly dollars? I mean, what can you buy with $16? My parents give me a $50-a-week allowance. This pittance means nothing to me.
  • Smug Snake: That is, until Cartman has the last laugh at the end of "Scott Tenorman Must Die".
    • He still is one when he returns for "201" and the video game "Tenorman's Revenge", albeit now an insane one.
  • Teens Are Monsters: Selling his pubes to a naive kid and then degrading him just to burn the money in his face is a really dick move.
  • Villain Ball: Looking back on it now, it may have been better just to give Cartman the damn money, rather than burning it in front of his face.
  • Villain: Exit, Stage Left: Done in "201." The only response by anyone is Jesus asking, "Who's the creepy ginger kid?"
  • You Killed My Father: His beef with Cartman in "201", as a result of the events of "Scott Tenorman Must Die".

    Mitch Conner 
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     Rob Reiner 
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Voiced by: Trey Parker
Debut: "Butt Out"


  • Back from the Dead: Even though he's killed at the end of "Butt Out," he returns in "200" as one of the major Big Bads.
  • Big Bad: Of "Butt Out."
  • Big Bad Duumvirate: With Tom Cruise in "200" and "201."
  • Big-Bad Ensemble: With Scott Tenorman in the aforementioned "200/201".
  • Fat Bastard: Is fat and always seen stuffing his face with junk food. He's also willing to murder a child and blame smoking to hurt tobacco companies.
  • Hypocrite: Tries to force people to stop smoking by claiming that it's harmful to their health while constantly eating junk food.
  • Karma Houdini: Averted in "Butt Out," but played straight in "201." While Tom Cruise, the other big bad, is killed, Reiner is not.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He's perfectly willing to poison Cartman and lie about the circumstances if it makes the tobacco companies look bad.

    Tom Cruise 
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Voiced by: Trey Parker
Debut: "Trapped in the Closet"
Final appearance: "201"

A real-life actor who shows up in Stan's house after Stan is declared to be the reincarnation of L. Ron Hubbard. He locks himself in Stan's closet when Stan says he thinks "that guy who played Napoleon Dynamite" is a better actor than him. He later gathers every celebrity that the town of South Park has ever pissed off to unite them all against the town.


  • Ambiguously Gay: Many jokes about his ambiguous sexual orientation are made, such as his house being filled with closets and him being a "fudge packer" (that is, he is employed at a fudge factory).
  • Big Bad Duumvirate: Of "200" and "201" with Rob Reiner.
  • Big-Bad Ensemble: With Scott Tenorman in the aforementioned "200/201".
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Seems to have a somewhat loose grip on reality. It ties into the "ambiguously gay" example above; he denies being "in the closet," when he is physically in a closet, and denies being a "fudge packer" despite the fact that he is in a fudge factory loading fudge into boxes.

     Christmas Critters 
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"Haaaail Satan!"

Voiced by: Trey Parker (Rabbity the Rabbit, Skunky the Skunk, Beavery the Beaver, Beary the Bear, Racoony the Racoon), Matt Stone (Mousey the Mouse), Adrien Beard (Squirrely the Squirrel), April Stewart (Deery the Dear, Woodpeckerey the Woodpecker, Porcupiney the Porcupine), Mona Marshall (Foxy the Fox, Chickadee-y the Chickadee)

The twisted products of Cartman's imagination. They were part of his Christmas story in the season 8 Christmas special, then later were reincarnated in Imaginationland with the evil characters.


  • Cute Is Evil: These cheerful, adorable-looking animals are dark and demented to their very core.
  • Depraved Bisexual: Their favorite group activity is a Blood Orgy. That is, gutting and devouring the flesh of a friend, then having sex with each other in the remaining viscera.
  • A Dog Named "Dog": There's Squirrely the squirrel, Rabbity the rabbit, Beavery the beaver, Beary the bear, Porcupiney the porcupine, Skunky the skunk, Foxy the fox, Deery the deer, Woodpeckery the woodpecker, Mousey the mouse, and Chickadee-y the chickadee. The raccoon's name is not mentioned, but he's presumably named Raccoony. Confirmed when the group has a cameo in South Park: The Stick of Truth.
  • Eviler Than Thou: They are seen as this for all evil characters, including horror icons. To quote Jason Voorhees: "Man, I do not want to meet the kid who dreamed those things up."
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     ManBearPig 
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Debut: "ManBearPig"

Al Gore: "ManBearPig doesn't care who you are or what you've done, ManBearPig simply wants to get you! I'm super-cereal [serious]!"

ManBearPig is a creature that Al Gore campaigned against. According to Gore, it threatens our very existence and may be the end of the human race as we know it. Despite Gore's claims, however, it simply doesn't exist. ManBearPig itself later made an actual appearance in the Imaginationland trilogy, briefly entering the Pentagon in the real world and attacking everyone. "Time to Get Cereal" confirms that he does exist, and he is a demon that came to South Park because somebody in the town made a Deal with the Devil.


  • Big Bad: Of Season 22's "Cereal" two-part story arc.
  • Big-Bad Ensemble: With Jeff Bezos for Season 22.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Give one to Satan of all people.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: Despite serving as a genuinely real threat in Season 22 he leaves in the 7th episode, allowing Jeff Bezos to take the role as Big Bad for the remainder of the season.
  • Expy: Of global warming.
  • Generic Doomsday Villain: Aside from being an unstoppable destructive force he's never given any characterization nor reasons behind his rampage.
  • Hero Killer: He kills Kyle Broflovski in the "Imaginationland" trilogy (Kyle gets better), nearly killed Ned in "Time To Get Cereal", and kills Satan in "Nobody Got Cereal".
  • Invincible Villain: So invincible that he's able to effortlessly kill Satan and is only stopped when the boys make a deal with him that will guarantee his return five years later as an even more powerful destructive force.
  • The Juggernaut: "Time to Get Cereal" shows him as an unstoppable killing machine who is Immune to Bullets and can easily destroy entire buildings.
  • Karma Houdini: Manages to get away with all the carnage he inflicted in South Park, by making a deal with the boys where he gets to return five years later as an even more powerful force.
  • Mix-and-Match Critters: He's half man, half bear, and half pig.
  • No Mere Windmill: After escaping from Imaginationland into reality.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: Originally regarded to be nothing more than just a hoax made up by Al Gore in "ManBearPigPig", he proves to be a genuinely real threat in Season 22 having one of the highest body counts in the series and actually kills Satan.
  • Not-So-Imaginary Friend: He starts out entirely imaginary, but that makes him a legitimate threat when the government opens up a portal to Imaginationland. He also may not have ever been solely imaginary, as he is revealed later to be a demon that can be summoned to the real world.
  • Our Demons Are Different: He is apparently part of a race of ancient hybrid demons that come to Earth when summoned in exchange for wealth.
  • Real After All: "Time to Get Cereal" confirms that he exists in the real world.
  • Satanic Archetype: "Time to Get Cereal" reveals him as this, as he's a demon that is summoned to the world whenever one makes a Deal with the Devil with him, in return, with the results being a lot of people die at the hands of him.
  • Supernatural Gold Eyes: Has glowing yellow eyes.
  • Windmill Political: Making Al Gore a Windmill Crusader. Subverted when it becomes an actual threat that starts gruesomely attacking South Park residents.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Some of his victims include children.

     Head of Homeland Security / Guinea Pirate 
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Voiced by: Trey Parker
Debut: "Pandemic"
Final appearance: "Pandemic II"

The Big Bad of the Pandemic saga.


     Cthulhu 
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Final appearance: "Coon vs. Coon & Friends"

A main antagonist in the "Coon & Friends" trilogy serving as Cartman's "sidekick".


  • Big Bad Duumvirate: Forms one with Carman during the "Coon & Friends". While Cartman does manage to do get Cthulhu to do whatever he wants, Cthulhu was already a massive threat and his alliance with Cartman is more of a partnership rather than Cthulhu being subservient to Cartman.
  • Blue and Orange Morality: Par for his mythos, he seems closer to an animal than an evil monster.
  • Eldritch Abomination: The difference in art style between him and the show characters helps with that.
  • Informed Attribute: Built up as an all-seeing, all-knowing god, but once he arrives he quickly becomes little more than Cartman's muscle.
  • Nonstandard Character Design: To illustrate his otherworldly nature, he resembles a three-dimensional CGI model as opposed to the "construction paper" art style of the usual characters.
  • Shout-Out: Cartman bonds with him in a scene that parodies Feed the Kitty, the first Merrie Melodies Marc Anthony and Pussyfoot short.
  • Villainous Friendship: Forms one with Cartman, acting as his loyal muscle, while Cartman treats him like a friend to get him to do his biding.

    Big Bad Government Guy 
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     Record Producer 
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Voiced by: Trey Parker
Debut: "The Cissy"
Final appearance: "#Happy Holograms"

The record producer in charge of Lorde/Randy's career.


    PC Principal 
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    Leslie Meyers 
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Voiced by: April Stewart
Final appearance: "PC Principal Final Justice"

A frequent victim of PC Principal's anger for talking during school assemblies (whether she's actually guilty of it or not). She is later revealed to be a sentient advertisement, and the true Big Bad of Season 19.


  • Ai Is A Crapshoot: She's a sentient advertisement.
  • Alien Blood: She has glowing blue blood.
  • Arc Villain: She's the first villain to serve as a threat for an entire season.
  • Badass Adorable: She's a Manipulative Bitch who can beat the crap out of people with ease, all while under the guise of cute 4th grade girl. Doesn't get any more badass and adorable than that.
  • Big Bad: Of Season 19.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: She is capable of acting like a scared little girl to get people to help her, but is actually quite the calculated schemer.
  • Beneath Suspicion: Seemed to just be a Running Gag character, until the end of "Naughty Ninjas" revealed she had a greater significance.
  • Beneath the Mask: She may appear to be kind and friendly girl, but her true personality is that of an emotionless robot.
  • The Chessmaster: She formulated the plan to use PC culture to gentry South Park resulting in the price of living there to increase forcing the townsfolk to move out, and allowing her race to take over. She would repeat this process with every other town until all of humanity cannot live on Earth
  • Contrasting Sequel Antagonist: Of Eric Cartman. Cartman is a loud obnoxious male Jerkass, while Leslie is a soft-spoken and intelligent Uncanny Valley Girl. Cartman has distinct features thats makes him stand out from the crowd, while Leslie look just like every other 4th grader. Cartman comes up with various schemes that only benefits himself, while Leslie comes up with plan that would benefit her kind. Cartman likes to be the center of attention, while Leslie prefers be incognito. Cartman is a Boisterous Weakling despite his large appearance, while Leslie is a Super-Strong Child despite her diminutive stature. Cartman is an Overarching Villain for the whole series, while Leslie is an Arc Villain for an entire season.
  • Cute Is Evil: She is an adorable girl who uses her adorable looks to manipulate people into becoming compliant with her schemes.
  • Dark Action Girl: A forth grade girl? check. Can beat up people with no ease? check. revealed to be the Big Bad of Season 19 with plans to take over South Park and the world? Double check!
  • Defiant to the End: Doesn't beg for her life when PC Principal has her at his mercy, simply glaring down at him before he kills her.
  • Distaff Counterpart: Despite being a Contrasting Sequel Antagonist to Cartman as mentioned above, she could be his female equal when it comes to manipulating people and events on a grand scale.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: On the receiving end. PC Principal calls the cops because she was supposedly talking during an assembly (she wasn't).
  • The Dog Was the Mastermind: Turns out that this random girl that PC Principal always calls out during school assemblies, just so happens to be the Big Bad of Season 19.
  • Dragon-in-Chief: To the rest of the ads, as she's the only one of them to achieve sentience and comes up with the plan to take over South Park for them.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Butters' girlfriend Charlotte. Both are foreign characters, with Leslie being an ad and Charlotte being Canadian. While Charlotte's interest in Butters was genuine, Leslie's is completely fabricated. While Charlotte's race were just trying to escape their psychotic president, Leslie's intended to take over South Park.
  • Evil Genius: She's the brains behind the ads' operation to take over South Park.
  • Expy: Of Ava from Ex Machina. Both are gynoids capable of faking emotions to manipulate people. To highlight further comparisons the way Leslie used Jimmy to escape her human captors is very similar to how Ava manipulated and used Caleb to escape her own human captors.
  • Face of an Angel, Mind of a Demon: Her cute and innocent appearance hides the fact that she is a cunning and dangerous mastermind.
  • The Fake Cutie: She look and acts like a scared girl, but since she's a manipulative ad its all a facade.
  • Family-Unfriendly Death: PC Principal punches his fist through her head.
  • Faux Affably Evil: She can appear kind and friendly to get people onto her side, but her true nature is very cold and uncaring, having no problem beating up her pawns once she has no use for them.
  • Fille Fatale: She manipulates Jimmy and Kyle into helping her, by playing the scared little girl.
  • Final Solution: Her plan is to make everything on Earth too expensive for humans to buy so humanity can't even afford to live and will eventually die out, leaving the Ads to rule unchallenged.
  • Flat Character: While capable of manipulating people and events with ease, she falls short on being a Magnificent Bastard due to not having much personality other than be a mouthpiece for the Ads to use.
  • The Heavy: While only one of an entire race of sapient Internet ads, she is the only that is capable of having a human form and serves as the most active threat in South Park.
  • Hidden Villain: Her appearance and importance in Season 19 seems seldom, until the last few episodes where she's revealed to be the season's true Big Bad.
  • Humanoid Abomination: She's a sentient ad whom manages to achieve human form. Plus she has superhuman strength and oozes blue blood after she's killed.
  • Genius Bruiser: Not only does she come up with a complex scheme that would lead to South Park being taken over by her kind, but she can actually beat the crap out of someone before tossing them meters away.
  • Lack of Empathy: She doesn't seem to show any empathy towards to people she manipulates and brutalizes.
  • Manipulative Bitch: She got Jimmy to help her escape from the news anchors that were keeping her in captivity. As soon as she finds a computer, she beats the hell out of Jimmy and starts sending advertisements through it. After she's done there, she sets her sights on manipulating Kyle.
  • Mouth of Sauron: She serves as this for the rest of the sentient Ads being the only one that is shown onscreen and carrying out their plan to rule the world.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: She gives one to Jimmy before tossing him across the room.
  • Oh, Crap!: Her reaction when she sees PC Principal at the Gun Show, ready to beat her up.
  • Phrase Catcher: "God dammit, Leslie! Shut your fucking pie-hole!"
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: Despite her diminutive stature she easily beats the crap out of Jimmy, before tossing him straight across the room.
  • The Sociopath: A contrast to Cartman's low-functioning sociopathy, Leslie would qualify as a high functioning example. She's able to fake numerous emotions to manipulate people and is superficially charming, but her true personality is completely unfeeling and emotionless. She isn't afraid to get violent when she wants to and shows no remorse brutalizing Jimmy or possibly subjecting all of South Park's residents to homelessness.
  • Soft-Spoken Sadist: She always speaks in a soft and polite tone never raising her voice even when beating the crap out of Jimmy.
  • Super-Strong Child: She doesn't just knock Jimmy out cold, she picks him up and throws him straight across the room.
  • Take Over the World: Her plan involves taking over the Earth one city at a time until the entire world is theirs.
  • They Look Just Like Everyone Else!: She looks just your average 4th grader, but is an Ad.
  • Uncanny Valley Girl: When we finally get to hear her talk out loud, she has a very odd and unnerving way of talking. Because she is a living advertisement.
  • The Woman Behind the Man: She's actually behind PC Principal's acts to make the town more politically correct.
  • Xanatos Speed Chess: When PC Principal start realizing he's Leslie's pawn and she gets captured by the news anchors, she manipulates Jimmy into helping her escape. When Jimmy learns she's an ad, she beats him up afterwards and pins all her crimes on PC Principal, before manipulating Kyle into persuading the townsfolk to abandon their town in search for PC Principal.

     Member Berries 
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Voiced by: Unknownnote 


  • Always Chaotic Evil: While some of the berries seem to be worse than others, all of them delight in bringing down entire civilizations through the power of Nostalgia. They also have few qualms about betraying and killing each other in order to further their Evil Plan.
  • Ambiguous Situation: They apparently had some sort of history with J. J. Abrams but it's not clear if he was The Man Behind the Berries, an Unwitting Pawn or People Puppet.
  • Anthropomorphic Food: They are a bunch of talking grapes.
  • Badass Adorable: They may seem like a bunch of innocent little grapes at a first glance, but they're actually capable of manipulating you.
  • Been There, Shaped History: They were the "grapes" the ancient Romans were always pictured eating, and caused the fall of the Roman Empire. In "Members Only", it was revealed that they were responsible for Brexit; British Secretary of State Boris Johnson tried to warn President-Elect Garrison to not eat the "mem'bries", but Garrison refused to listen to him.
  • Big-Bad Ensemble: With Garrison, Lennart and Gerald in Season 20.
  • Contrasting Sequel Antagonist: To the Ads from Season 19. The Ads serve as the sole antagonistic force for Season 19, the Memberberries must share their role as main antagonist with other villains in Season 20. The Ads use political correctness and modern progression to manipulate events, while the Memberberries use nostalgia and toxic bigotry to manipulate people. The Ads are all reliant on Leslie Meyers to carry out their plan, while the Memberberries are each given a role of equal importance. The Ad's pawn PC Principal rebelled against them, while the Memberberries would brainwash Mr. Garrison when he learns of their existence. The Ads would become exposed and implied to have been defeated, while the Memberberries' existence are unknown to everyone aside from those they've brainwashed and get away with their crimes.
  • The Corrupter: Anyone who eats them will start to believe what they believe in.
  • Demoted to Extra: they only appear once in The Cameo during "Doubling Down" compared to their role in Season 20 as part of the aforementioned Big-Bad Ensemble.
  • Deliberate Values Dissonance: Revel in this.
  • Fantastic Fruits and Vegetables: Talking grapes that speak in Star Wars references and control your mind.
  • Flanderization: Initially they made references to several popular franchises from the 70s and 80s such as Ghostbusters, Star Trek, and The Six Million Dollar Man. Now they exclusively make Star Wars references.
  • Faux Affably Evil: The Member Berries love partying, cheering people up, and reminiscing- and helping you reminisce- about your favourite movies and hobbies. Unfortunately, they also like reminiscing about homophobia, xenophobia, racism, war all manner of other unpleasant topics, and brainwashing the entire planet into returning into the past.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: Of season 21. While they have been largely Out of Focus near the end of season 20 and only appear once in the season 21 episode "Doubling Down", When all is said and done their still responsible for making Mr.Garrison president allowing him to send racial tweets to North Korea, rape his staff, and nuke Canada.
  • Hive Mind: Though they seem to have individual sentience and can interact amongst themselves, individual berries think positively nothing about letting themselves be killed on their higher-ups' orders. Of course, they're berries.
  • Karma Houdini: Nothing bad happens to them by the end of the season. They are shown to still be control in "Doubling Down" and watching Garrison from a shelf.
  • Leitmotif: The leader has "Sing Sing Sing" as his.
  • Let's Meet the Meat: They appear to be sentient, but don't react at all to being eaten.
  • The Man Behind the Man: Not only are they this to Mr. Garrison, but they have one of their own in the form of an older mafia style berry.
  • Made of Indestructium: They cannot be destroyed by any means other than being consumed. Strangely they were seen squished early in season 20 and they are capable of killing eachother.
  • The Mafia: They appear to be organized this way.
  • May the Farce Be with You: They speak almost entirely in Star Wars references.
  • New Powers as the Plot Demands: At first they could be squished but then they somehow devolope indestructability and then suddenly get the ability to possess people via being vomited in the face by one of their plague dogs.
  • More Than Mind Control: They are able to brainwash people so thoroughly that their victims don’t even remember anything amiss.
  • Non-Action Big Bad: Subverted with extreme prejudice. At first, they only seem to be able to wait for people to eat them, but later episodes reveal that they're perfectly capable of moving around and doing the dirty work themselves.
  • Nostalgia Ain't Like It Used to Be: People like them because they remind them of classic pop culture then they start talking about things like racism, homophobia and the like.
  • Politically Incorrect Villains: They hate immigrants and homosexuals. Or at least, they like "membering" when it was okay to hate them, and pitting the country against them. Whether they actually feel any such bigotry themselves or just sadistically enjoy stoking it For the Evulz is up to debate, though they fit this trope either way.
  • President Evil: They're poised to become this via President Garrison.
  • Purple Is Powerful: They are colored a vivid purple, and collectively serve as dispensers for a Hate Plague.
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter: They may be villains capable of bringing down civilisations and manipulating Politics, but try to deny that at the very least they look just so adorable.
  • Sealed Evil in a Teddy Bear: They are a bunch of Berries that can be consumed.
  • Those Wacky Nazis: In "Members Only", their leader reveals that their ultimate goal is to bring back the stormtroopers. No, not those stormtroopers...
  • Verbal Tic: They always pronounce remember as "member".
  • Zerg Rush: Despite being no bigger than normal berries, they can use their sheer numbers to knock down the doors in the White House.

    President Garrison 
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    skankhunt42/Gerald Broflovski 
For tropes related to him, see here

     Lennart Bedrager 
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Voiced by: Trey Parker
Debut: "The Damned"

A Danish anti-troll activist and the CEO of TrollTrace. While his intentions appear to be good, his methods are shown to be rather extreme and it is hinted that he is not all that he appears to be.


  • Anti-Villain: He's unquestionably evil, but his intentions for the world seem to be good. Subverted, though, when we learn that his "good intentions" are a sham and he's just a regular villain.
  • Ax-Crazy: Let’s not mince words here. The fact that he decided to try and doom humanity by kickstarting another world war just for a giggle proves to everyone present that despite his well-intentioned pretences, he is completely insane and a danger to everyone around him.
  • Beard of Evil: He has a dark blonde beard, and is undeniably evil despite his seemingly good intentions.
  • Big Bad: He is initially part of a Big-Bad Ensemble, but he graduates to singular Big Bad status in the second half of the season, with the Member Berries being Out of Focus and Garrison and Gerald doing Heel Face Turns.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: At first, he seems to be an Affably Evil extremist until he turns out to be a contender for the ultimate troll.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: Contrast to what we thought as a Knight Templar, he's revealed to actually be this.
  • The Chessmaster: He's revealed to be this in "Not Funny," when he reveals to Gerald that he successfully drove the entire world into chaos through manipulation alone just because he thought it'd be funny to do so.
  • Crapsaccharine World: Likely what he'd have ended up creating if he actually cared about improving the world.
  • The Comically Serious: The few comedic moments he gets show him as this. The two most notable ones are him saying that TrollTrace is only to be used against trolls and seemingly expecting that to be enough of a deterrent for misuse of the system, and later dancing in the TrollTrace commercial while pitching his product with a straight face.
  • Composite Character: Take Sheila's actions, Geralds motivation, throw in a little bit of Funnybot and Kim Jong-Il for good measure and top it off with Cartman's Manipulativeness and Sociopathy and you've got Lennart Bedrager.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: Plans to use TrollTrace to destroy society and build a new one in his own image. Although he does have good intentions,note  he is still undoubtedly corrupt.
  • Did Not Think This Through: Subverted. While it initially appears that he failed to consider the possibility that TrollTrace will be misused, it later turns out that he'd been counting on that exact outcome the whole time.
  • Dirty Coward: Downplayed. When it becomes apparent that a bomb strike on the TrollTrace building is imminent, Bedrager escapes and seals everyone else inside.
  • Disney Villain Death: Gets one in the season 20 finale, courtesy of Gerald.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Wages a war on the internet privacy of everyone in the world over a single trolling-induced suicide. It turns out his true motivation wasn't to avenge Freja, but for a cheap laugh.
  • Establishing Character Moment: He's first seen conducting Freja Ollegard's funeral and vowing revenge on the troll who caused it. It's a scene utterly devoid of humor, and helps establish him as a character who isn't Played for Laughs, a rarity in the South Park universe.
  • Evil Counterpart: More like Eviler Counterpart though, but they are.
    • To Gerald. Both troll people not to rebel against society, but because they're just a couple of assholes who get their kicks at everyone else's expense. Gerald, however, was horrified when his trolling caused someone to commit suicide (even if it was only because he was scared of getting in trouble), while Lennart not only doesn't care, but actually expects to cause millions of deaths.
    • Also one to Funnybot, another antagonist. While Funnybot also wanted to destroy the world for comedy purposes, he had the excuse of being unable to think like a human and thus unable to understand the gravity of the situation he was causing. Lennart, however, is a human who is just doing it because he's a cruel psychopath.
    • A third villainous example, to Sheila, they both started a war with a whole country to eliminate the offensive language of a small group of people living there which soon escalated into World War III but sheila was Well Intentioned, so focused on making the world a better place she was oblivious to the suffering she was causing and genuinely thought she was doing good, when she realized the extent of what she'd done she was truly horrified, Bedrager on the other hand Saw the extent of what he was doing right away and it was All According to Plan, has no good intentions, knows exactly what he's doing and finds it freaking hilarious.
  • Evil Has a Bad Sense of Humor: He genuinely believes ending the world would be funny. When Gerald tells him otherwise, he's absolutely baffled.
    Gerald: Hacking the world to show that most people act differently online isn't even technically satirical.
    Lennart: How is it not satirical?
  • Eviler Than Thou:
  • Evil vs. Evil: With skankhunt42. A notorious and persistent internet troll who delights in causing grief and chaos For the Evulz and is remorseless about the fact that his trolling caused somebody to commit suicide vs. a Corrupt Corporate Executive who aims to eliminate the internet privacy of everyone in the world (which is shown to plunge one town so far into chaos that it had to be walled off) because of the aforementioned suicide. Yeah, there's really no moral high ground here.
  • Expy: Of Kim-Jong Il in Team America: World Police. Both became leaders of nations they aren't native to and hatched an elaborate plan to turn all of humanity against each other. When a disaster occurs, they manage to deflect the blame onto acceptable targets. They also kidnap and torture characters that are depicted as a bad influence on society while gloating over their plans.
  • Fake Nationality: In-universe example. He isn't even really Danish. It's part of his trolling act.
  • Faux Affably Evil: When his true nature slips out, it’s obvious that he only bothered being polite and civilised to make others trust him and let their guard down. When he drops the act he’s an unfeeling, insane man-child fully dedicated to causing mass destruction simply because he thinks it’s something to have a good laugh over.
  • Final Boss: He's the final antagonist that must be dealt with in Season 20.
  • For the Evulz: His true motive for attempting to start World War III? He thought it would be "FREAKING HILARIOUS!"
  • Groin Attack: Gets kicked in the nuts by Gerald, who then throws him off the ledge they're standing on into the abyss below.
  • Hannibal Lecture: Tries to give one to Gerald about how they're Not So Different. Gerald gives him a Shut Up, Hannibal!.
  • Hero Antagonist: To skankhunt's Villain Protagonist in that particular storyline. The "hero" part becomes questionable later on, though, and gets fully subverted by "Members Only."
  • He Who Fights Monsters: He officially sinks lower than the trolls did when he continues TrollTrace even after his experiment actually killed people. Though as we later find out, this was his intended result. Subverted due to the fact that he never really had any good intentions to begin with.
  • Humans Are Bastards: Certainly believes this. As if forcing people not to say mean things online by providing certain retribution were not enough, during his Motive Rant in "Not Funny" he says that his plan involves letting everyone else in the world demonstrate by their own behavior that they are just as cruel and fucked up as he is.
  • Hunter of His Own Kind: Goes to war against Internet Trolls, but turns out to be [[spoiler:the biggest troll of them all.
  • Hypocrite: Leads his country in a war against internet trolling after a troll causes the death of a beloved celebrity, yet his methods cause panic and chaos upon implementation, and also lead to internet-related deaths. What really seals the deal is that he's aware of this, yet sees it as a positive development.
    • Straw Hypocrite: Turns out to be this when he reveals to Gerald he is fully aware of the chaos that will ensue.
  • I Lied: Makes a deal with the U.S. government to shut down TrollTrace if they give him skankhunt42. He double crosses them because his true intentions are to collapse society and rebuild it as a happier, more open one.
  • Jerkass: His true personality as a troll basically takes skankhunt42's jackassery Up to Eleven.
  • Just a Stupid Accent: Invoked. He's not really Danish, and his act of being one consists of nothing else besides speaking with an accent and throwing in a few instances of You No Take Candle. Possibly foreshadowing this, the one instance where he supposedly speaks Danish in an earlier appearance, it's just extremely heavily-accented English.
  • Knight of Cerebus: He's arguably one of the most serious villains in the entire history of the show, even more so than William P. Connelly above. Aside from a few comically serious moments in his earlier appearances, there's really nothing all that funny about him. While the damage his TrollTrace system causes upon implementation is shown in a rather exaggerated manner, he's presented as a legitimate threat and is most definitely not Played for Laughs. Even when he starts talking like your average douchey Frat Bro after he drops his Danish trolling persona, he's still arguably Played Straight as a serious villain. Unlike Funnybot mentioned below, Bedrager trying to destroy the world as part of a punchline isn't considered funny in-universe.
  • Knight Templar: His methods of fighting trolls make him come across as being just as villainous as them, if not more so. Subverted in that he has no higher ideal at all.
  • Leitmotif: "Tjing Tjang Tjing" serves as this for him as well as Denmark in general.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Rivals Cartman in terms of skill at manipulation. He managed to trick an entire country into making him their leader and setting his evil plan in motion without anybody so much as suspecting a thing.
  • Man of Wealth and Taste: Dresses in nice suits, lives in a huge building with tons of high-tech equipment, and eats fancy foods.
  • Meaningful Name: "Bedrager" roughly translates to "con-man", "fraud", or "impostor" in English, and is clearly related to 'betrayer'. He at first appears to be a Well-Intentioned Extremist who is just trying to make the internet a safer place. In actuality, he wants to plunge the entire world into war so that he can create a new, happier society out of the ashes of the old. Revelations in "Not Funny" imply that that, too, is a lie, and he's doing it purely For the Lulz.
  • Motive Rant:
    • He gives one to the trolls (namely Gerald).
      Lennart: We're going to use you. To set the world on fire. When the (troll trace) servers go online, there will be panic, chaos, and war. And from the ashes a new world will riseA world where everyone is happy and a-singing and has no secrets. Like Denmark!
    • He later gives another one to Gerald, this time revealing his true intentions.
      Lennart: What if you could troll the entire world? Somebody who could rise to political power through nothing more than pushing people's buttons and getting them all riled up? Become the leader of...a Scandinavian country, perhaps? Get them to listen to you when actually...(sheds Danish accent) you're not even fucking Danish?
      Gerald: (dumbfounded) No way.
      Lennart: Use that country to create a machine that relies on the shittiness of people to fuck over other people, and watch the whole world go completely batshit!? [...] Completely fool everyone and keep your real intentions completely anonymous?
      Gerald: You would deliberately start World War 3? Let the people of Denmark die? Set everyone on earth against each other? Why!?
      Lennart: Because it's FREAKING HILARIOUS! Getting a Scandinavian country to fight trolls? By building a giant machine that actually shows that everyone on earth is kind of a troll, too?
      Gerald: That's not funny!
      Lennart: IT'S NOT FUNNY!? Don't be a fag, dude! That's real bro shit there! Sorry to step on your fucking dicks in the mouth and tit jokes, you amateur little pussy! Have some fucking balls!
  • Nice Hat: A brown trilby with a red feather in it ...the same type of hat that trolls are famous for wearing.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Averted. When he launches TrollTrace in a single town, said town descends into complete madness and ends up having to be walled off. Despite this, however, it's not a straight example because Bedrager knows what he has caused, and actually sees it as a positive development. As we later find out, it was part of his plan from the very beginning.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: If he hadn't returned to the TrollTrace headquarters to stop Gerald, he'd have gotten away scot-free (though his plan still would have failed).
  • No, Mr. Bond, I Expect You to Dine: Serves Gerald dinner when the latter infiltrates his building disguised as a Turkish ambassador, before locking him up with the other trolls under orders from Hillary Clinton.
  • Not So Different: From Gerald. They're both Troll's that bully people on the internet for kicks. He even lampshades this (sort of).
    Gerald: You can't do this to people! It's not right!
    Lennart: (laughs) Listen to YOU!
  • Not-So-Well-Intentioned Extremist: He does seemnote  to genuinely want to stop trolling to make the world a safer place and prevent similar fates like Freja. However many of his methods result in massive destruction, such as the incident in Fort Collins, and his plan to pit countries against each other. Then it is revealed in "Not Funny" that he has no well intentions at all and wants to cause World War III solely because he finds it amusing.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: Wants to cause World War III, which would likely result in the deaths of millions of people, just for a cheap laugh.
  • Ooh, Me Accent's Slipping: Ironically, it's his real accent that slips. When he reveals that he's not actually Danish in the penultimate episode of season 20, he speaks with a relatively generic American accent. In the finale, however, he seems to have gained a vaguely midwestern one.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: He looks to be in his 40's, but when he drops his Danish act, he shows that his personality is similar to that of a douchey fratboy.
  • President Evil: His actual title is unknown, but he's confirmed as the leader of Denmark in "Not Funny."
  • Red Baron: "The Troll Hunter." He's never referred to by this name in-universe, but closed captions and promotional material nearly always tend to call him by it instead of his actual name.
  • The Sociopath: Pretends to be Danish to rise to power in Denmark so that he can start World War III just because he thinks it's funny. The fact that millions of people, including the Danish, will be killed because of him means absolutely nothing at all to him. He seals Gerald inside his conference room with a smile on his face and intends to leave him there to die if the TrollTrace building gets bombed. Tellingly, in "The End of Serialization as We Know It," he gives a Hannibal Lecture to Gerald in which he states that he believes there's no difference in Gerald accidentally causing one suicide and him deliberately causing millions.
  • Straw Nihilist: According to him, part of his joke is showing people that all the stuff they panic over doesn't really matter. Gerald accuses him of being a nihilist in their showdown, but Bedrager denies this.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Possibly to the Member Berries. His scheme seems to play a big part in theirs, but he doesn't appear to be under their influence.
  • Utopia Justifies the Means: His true intentions for TrollTrace are to pit countries against one another and destroy society so that he can create a new one where everyone is happy and no one has any secrets, like Denmark. Except that's a lie, and he's doing it all for his own amusement.
  • Villain Cred: After Bedrager pulls off Rickrolling both the captured trolls and the Troll Trace employees, Dildo Schwaggins admits that the whole thing was "pretty impressive."
  • Villain: Exit, Stage Left: Escapes the TrollTrace building in a helicopter when it becomes apparent that the United States is going to bomb it. However, he goes back once he finds out that Gerald is trying to disable the safeguard he put in place to keep his databases from overloading. It ends up costing him his life.
  • Villain Has a Point:
  • Vile Villain, Saccharine Show: It may be a bit inaccurate to call South Park "saccharine," but in comparison to many of the show's other villains, Lennart really stands out as a surprisingly dark antagonist with no humorous quirks or motivation to detract from his villainy.
  • Visionary Villain: His professed vision is one where everyone is happy and has no secrets. Unfortunately, he has decided to go about realizing his vision by plunging the whole world into war and causing them to destroy each other first. Subverted, though, when it's revealed that he doesn't actually care about making the world any better, he just wants to cause widespread ruin in order to entertain himself.
  • Walking Spoiler: While his actions are questionable from the start, becoming more and more sordid as the season goes on, his ulterior motive (revealed in the penultimate episode) is what makes them even more alarming.
  • Wham Line: "You want to know what's really funny?"
  • You No Take Candle: On some occasion, he's portrayed with broken English. Justified in that he's an American only pretending to be Danish, and therefore over-exaggerates his "foreign" accent.
    Lennart: You are making a very jackass of yourself.

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