These are funny moments from South Park. WARNING: This is widely considered to be one of the funniest shows of all time, if not the funniest. You might be here a while. For moments specific to a particular entry, go to the following:
- South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
- South Park: The Stick of Truth
- South Park: The Fractured but Whole
- South Park has a lot of running gags stemming from odd pronunciations and vocalizations, especially from Cartman. Respect my authori-tah, skewl, Kelleh!, Buuuuut miieeeeem, and "They took my/your/his job!" come to mind.
- "Oh my God, they killed Kenny!" "You bastards!"
- "You guys, I'm seriously!"
- The various ways Parker and Stone would play with the deaths of Kenny in later seasons.
- The disclaimer right before the opening sequence has CMOF written all over it, coupled with a healthy dose of Self-Deprecation. In even later seasons he keeps getting more and more vulgar when he talks in the theme song.ALL CHARACTERS AND EVENTS IN THIS SHOW — EVEN THOSE BASED ON REAL PEOPLE — ARE ENTIRELY FICTIONAL. ALL CELEBRITY VOICES ARE IMPERSONATED... POORLY. THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM CONTAINS COARSE LANGUAGE AND DUE TO ITS CONTENT IT SHOULD NOT BE VIEWED BY ANYONE.
- In the opening sequence (which is a CMOF by itself, after all, it's composed by Primus, who are known for their extensive use of Rule of Funny in their songs), Kenny (in his usual muffled voice) says various lines depending on the season.Kenny: I like girls with big fat titties, I like girls with deep vaginas.noteKenny: Me, I've got a 10 inch penis, use your mouth if you want to clean it.noteKenny: Someday, I'll be old enough to stick my dick up Britney's butt.noteKenny: I like fucking silly bitches and I know my penis likes it.note
- Any time Cartman starts crying and whining after getting what's coming to him because of his douchebaggery. Most notably in "Christian Rock Hard", "It's Christmas in Canada", "HUMANCENTiPAD" and "It's a Jersey Thing".
- When the kindergarteners are voiced by actual little kids and start saying things that they aren't supposed to say.
- For example, Firkle's rant in "Mysterion Rises"."Nothing can stop Cthulhu now! All will become sadness, life will become death and I will watch the crimson blood leak from our neck!
- Also from "Pre-School"Baby!Kyle: Shut up, fatass!Baby!Cartman: Don't call me fat, you stupid Jew!
- For example, Firkle's rant in "Mysterion Rises".
- The Season 4-5 opening sequence. It starts off normally...until Letting the Air Out of the Band occurs, then the words "4th GRADE" fall down, and the theme song speeds up. It then shows 3D models of the main characters, it says things on the screen like "MORE EXPLOSIONS" and "YOU KNOW YOU LOVE IT", and then it ends with a live-action clip of a guy jumping from an explosion. Also, all the clips of Kenny are of his deaths.
- All the female characters' voices by Trey Parker.
- They put an alien (Referred to as "visitors") in many episodes. Here is a list of them in order with the episode numbers.
- Every episode of the "Terrance & Phillip" show, or, hell, Canada in general. Think of SP's Toilet Humor and Stylistic Suck and take them Up to Eleven. The result is priceless. It's also funny that none of the main characters are the least bit phased by Canada's weirdness and seem to find most of it perfectly mundane and boring. Take this exchange from the end of "Royal Pudding":Kyle: I mean, c'mon, that's pretty cool, right? My little brother is a knight in Canada!Stan: My sister is a den leader in Girl Scouts.Cartman: My uncle is next in line for manager at Garth Brothers.Kyle: [no longer impressed] Hm, yeah...
- Any scene with Tuong Lu Kim. A behind the scenes video show Trey and Matt directly asking an Asian coworker for help in making their portrayal of Kim and other Asian characters more offensive.
- This Running Gag exchange between Cartman and Kyle in early seasons:Cartman: Isn't it cool?Kyle: NO, it's not cool!
- The running gag with Alexa.
- It's even funnier if you actually own an Amazon Echo and it's close to the TV screen when Cartman tells Alexa "Simon says suck my big balls in your hairy butthole".
- This episode seems to have been specifically done to wreak havoc with people's Google Home and Alexas, if you were watching the episode and didn't somehow catch it you'd find your shopping list filled with filth and having a crude wakeup call. It's just pure genius.
- The sheer fact that the protesting rednecks replace Alexa and the other robot assistants in all of South Park just so they don't lose their jobs is a gutbuster, but the funniest thing that came out of this is Jimbob singing a country cover of Kendrick Lamar's "HUMBLE." It has to be seen to be believed.
Put It Down
- During the "Put It Down" musical number, Hilary Clinton suddenly appears to pledge her support for the movement. The background chorus changes from chanting "Put It Down" to "No One Cares".
- Also in the musical number, during the "In Memoriam" montage of kids that died as a result of distracted drivers being more focused on Mr. Garrison's tweets, Kenny is among those depicted.
- People at the amusement park being run over and killed by distracted drivers driving de-railing track-bound cars and bumper cars.
- Cartman at one point threatens to kill himself if no one sings along with him, and guess what? Nobody does.
- Cartman's voice mail to Heidi.Kyle: [to a visibly upset Cartman] You sound like a dying pig!
- Tweek's song/freak-out in the beginning. It starts off like he's going to do do a serious musical number, only to break into a cacophony driven by his panic attack over North Korea threatening to bomb the United States, and then screaming over how they're all going to die soon enough. It's absolutely glorious.Tweek: AAAAAAAAAGH! AGH AAAAAAAAAGH! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGH!!! WE'RE ALL GONNA DIE!!! THEY HAVE NUCLEAR MISSILES!!! WAAH, WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH! WHY ARE YOU JUST SITTING HERE, DOING NOTHING?!? (Stops playing the piano) We have to get out of here! North Korea wants to kill us all and that president keeps making it worse! Why are you all just sitting there?!? (Resumes playing the piano) WHY ARE YOU ALL ACTING LIKE NOTHING'S WROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG?!? NORTH KOREA IS GOING TO BOMB US!!! WE ARE ALL DEEEEEEEEEEAD!!! WE HAVE TO DO SOMETHING! DO SOMETHING! DO SOMETHING!!! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGH!!! WAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH!!! (Runs off stage)PC Principal: OK, up next we have Hannah Williams with her rendition of "Wheels on the Bus".
- The various Photoshopped images that make it appear as if Kim Jong Un is taking part in strategic planning meetings to launch a nuclear attack on Tweek, with the final image depicting a plan to drop an anvil on his head.
- President Garrison's tweets:Craig: (reads one of President Garrison's tweets) North Korea doesn't have the balls to attack Tweek. They have little tiny rice balls.
- While overall a sweet scene, the part in the end where Craig finally just talks to Tweek about his feelings features the return of Craig's incredibly stilted acting from "Tweek x Craig". Turns out that just realizing what needs to be done doesn't magically make you able to effortlessly provide emotional support.
- The description for the episode is quite possibly one of the funniest descriptions to ever be given to any show ever.In a return to form, a forbidden love story between a white man and a Native American man unfolds.
- To the kids, Christopher Columbus is merely the guy who brought a holiday to October.
- Randy was down when he realized that his plan to ban Columbus Day would become null once he's found to be formerly a Columbus fanatic when he watch an advertisement on DNA and ME, a service that lets people see their ancestral history. He hatched a plan to use it to prove he's from an oppressed minority.
Coworker: Morning Steve.Steve: Sup, nigga?
- This line from someone who found out he was 2.1% black, after getting in trouble with using a certain word:
- While opening a party to have the public witnessing him giving his sample to DNA and ME staff, he secretly swapped saliva with a Native American guy to ensure he's from that ancestry. Things didn't go as planned as said Native American fell in love as the result.
- In one of the Native American's attempt to woo him, Randy was trying to discard all his Columbus items. Randy rejected the Native American, but it resembled Columbus' oppression. Then a passerby recorded it.Randy: Don't post that.The passerby looks at Randy and the phone.Randy: Do not post that.The passerby runsRandy: SHIT!
- Randy chased off the Native American back-door, only to be visited by the DNA and ME staff who informed him that his sample is inaccurate and they need to take another. Randy tries to get the Native American guy, but this time, they need to take the sample from his anus.
- In one of the Native American's attempt to woo him, Randy was trying to discard all his Columbus items. Randy rejected the Native American, but it resembled Columbus' oppression. Then a passerby recorded it.
- Like the Black Friday Trilogy, this episode is essentially a prequel to South Park: The Fractured but Whole.
- Mark Zuckerberg. Period.
- Cartman is giving a Rousing Speech, and just as he's about to get to the point, Heidi interrupts him. Cartman's response says all.
- Cartman's plan to get Mark Zuckerberg to shut Facebook down:
- The Coon and Friends fight Zuckerberg's imaginary powers with their own imaginary powers. Until the Human Kite punches him in the balls.
- When they seem to be no match for Zuckerberg, Coon goes full drama on how the superheroes he has beaten were just trying to protest on behalf of their represented minorities. It's also revealed that Super Craig has been video-recording Zuckerberg and posting it on Facebook.
- The Coon and Friends franchise plan is a bonanza of laughs, with entries including Supercraig X Wondertweek (for the Japanese market), and the first two films of Phase 3, Supercraig 3: The Earth EXPLODES and Fastpass 2: The Earth is OK Again.
- The ending. Not only is Butters grounded for spreading fake news, but Stephen also grounds Vladimir Putin for giving him the idea in the first place, a Take That! towards Russia's ostensible interference in the 2016 US Presidential Election.
Hummels & Heroin
- The opening of the episode could rival "Cock Magic" in terms of how many times you can cross the line with children's birthday parties.
- Ms. McGillicuddy's severe flatulence problem, which she doesn't notice because of her loose bowels. It's not as much the farting itself as it is the incredibly awkward, uncomfortable reactions from everyone else who tries to ignore it that makes it so hilarious.
- Cartman, Kyle, Kenny, and Butters performing barbershop quartet covers of songs like "Milkshake" and "Insane in the Brain" for the old people. Doubly so because this is their idea of what constitutes classical music.
- Cartman calling himself and the other boys young prostitutes rather than young protestants.
- Grandpa Marsh taking a pillow case full of Hummel figurines... and absolutely beating the shit out of the head bitch in the old folks home.
- Killer Mike's rap sequence.
Sons a Witches
- "Witch pursuit-thingy."
- Mr. Garrison's arrival to help the dads of South Park to deal with The Witch (AKA Chip Duncan).Bystander: Look! Another witch is flying down now!(shot of Air Force One, with "Hail to the Chief" playing in the background)
- Heidi has such awful time management skills that she takes forever even just to get out of the witch's magic bag.
- Cartman actually believing that Token and his family participates in "disrespecting" the flag in their spare time. Token's dad understandably gets angry. Token simply replies, "I told you not to let him in."
- Cartman, after learning from Token's dad that Heidi was holding hands with Kyle, has an Imagine Spot that mixes various parodies of animated movies (Dumbo, The Little Mermaid, and Cats Don't Dance) interspliced with live action footage of a group of Jewish men dancing. It's accompanied by a Suspiciously Similar Song version of "Pink Elephants on Parade" and Cartman repeatedly screaming Kyle's name in anger.
- While all the other students are shocked and confused when Cartman confronts Kyle, Butter's reaction is to smile and cheer "Fuck 'im up, Eric!"
- The "fight" between Kyle and Cartman ends predictably: Kyle destroys Cartman with one punch. Before losing consciousness, Cartman is heard saying softly, "Fuck you, Kyle".
- Mackey's dead-on description of what Heidi's become.Mackey: She's like Cartman but with the ability to follow through.
- Just the fact that there's a female Cartman with a spot-on conversation with female versions of Stan, Kyle, and Kenny (with Wendy being a stand-in for Stan/Kyle) and the role reversal with Heidi and Cartman.
- At the end, with the water bears being ingested by Heidi, the NFL's new plan to reclaim viewership is Nathan's baking soda volcano.
Super Hard PCness
- To demonstrate his new change, Kyle gets an Important Haircut and new shirt... which the audience can no longer see once he puts his hat and jacket back on.
- While Cartman and Heidi are being total jerkasses to Kyle by saying that he's acting like his mom, the way they make fun of him is hilarious, such as breaking in to use the School's PA system. And not only do Cartman and Heidi laugh at their prank, everyone else starts laughing at Kyle as well, much to his chagrin.Cartman: (speaking over the school's PA system) May I have your attention please? Mrs. Broflovski, your tampons are available at the front desk. Mrs. Broflovski, your tampons are available at the front desk. Thank you.
- When Kyle leads the Millennials Against Canada to cancel Terrance and Phillip, Terrance can't help but recall that this turn of events is about to happen again.Terrance: (Now really old along with Phillip) Didn't think I'd live long enough to see this all happen again.
- To set the mood for their quest to find Ike, the kids decide to play some 80s music like in Stranger Things. Unfortunately, the streaming services on their phones keep playing campy pop music and novelty tunes instead of rock songs.
- Everyone's reaction to PC Principal's and Strong Woman's relationship. The fact that Sharon, probably the most intelligent and responsible adult in town ever since Chef's death, threw up all over Randy shows the severity of the revelation.
- Ike tracking Garrison in full Mountie get-up and riding a dog.
- As a marketing tactic, South Park's Twitter account got #cancelsouthpark trending.
- This exchange between Randy and Stan. Crosses the Line Twice doesn't begin to describe it:Randy: Who shot up the school? Was it you?Stan: No.Randy: Did you get shot?Stan: No.Randy: Oh. (beat) Well, what's this about failing a math quiz?
- During the first shooting, a SWAT team breaks into the boys' classroom and both teacher and students try to continue the lecture.
- When Mr. Mackey tries to intervene on a shooting, he complains the SWAT team shot the wrong child.
A Boy and a Priest
- When the Cleaning Crew priests arrive at the skating rink where Butters took Father Maxi, one priest spots some white stuff on Clyde (who was celebrating his birthday at the rink) and asks the head priest if it's supposed to be icing from the cake or cum from Father Maxi.Head priest: It's an 8 year old's birthday party, of course it's cum!
Clyde: Alright, that does it! (Cut to one of the priests wiping down his back with the Kumby) Get out of my birthday party or else I'm gonna call the police! note
- Clyde is so offended by this that he threatens to call the cops on them if they don't leave.
- Clyde going "Worst birthday ever!" after Butters sees him and Stan in the back of the Cleaning Crew priests' van.
- The way the Cleaning Crew priests act in general when they approach Butters, with all the activities that they do (driving a white van, trying to lure Butters into getting closer) being the typical traits of a child abductor/molester.
- In hindsight, the fact that all of the highly suspicious fun things that Butters and Father Maxi do were initiated by Butters.
- Among the tools used by the Cleaning Crew priests include a Priest Call (a duck call that imitates the sound of young boy saying "I love Jesus") and a Cumboni (a zamboni that cleans up bigger messes caused by priests).
- There's something darkly amusing about Stan walking around with a cast after being shot at the end of the previous episode and absolutely no one, including Stan, even acknowledging it. It kind of feels like a jab at the increased continuity during seasons 18-20.
The Problem With A Poo
- PC Principal's and Strong Woman's god-awful attempt to hide Strong Woman's pregnancy during the assembly culminating in her water breaking 5 times at the end.
- "Sometimes PC babies don't know what they're crying about."
- Mr. Hankey going apeshit about the PC babies. Or in general whenever he's pissed off.
- The PC babies getting offended and crying at a man asking where the oriental food aisle is.
- Kyle's absolutely priceless headdesk at the Mr. Hankey hearing.
- As a variant of the #cancelsouthpark campaign, the ending shows #cancelthesimpsons instead.
- Towelie finding a job as a marijuana "purity inspector".
- The vaping culture has its own version of the Kool-Aid Man, complete with him bursting through walls.
- The idea that whenever someone puts on Randy's hemp hat, "Two Princes" starts to play in the background. This leads to a bit where Randy's tirade against Big Vape is accompanied by a soundtrack that is a mix of this and "No Easy Way Out".
- The episode opens up with some dulcet narration that's clearly meant to be Kenny.
- Halloween night is played out like a Purge-style scenario, but the children are all clearly shouting "trick or treat".
Time to Get Cereal
- The running gag that nobody remembers Al Gore, even though in real life he managed to make a follow-up to An Inconvenient Truth.
- Officer Yates inspects the body of a dead child and assumes he was the victim of another school shooting, even though the kid was clearly mauled to death. His uncaring demeanor adds further humor to the situation because all these school shootings keep him from playing Red Dead Redemption 2.
- During Manbearpig's massacre of a restaurant, one of the patrons smugly tells his wife that Manbearpig isn't real inbetween quaffing some purple wine. His wife tells him to look behind him and see Manbearpig in the flesh, at which point he says that there's not much they can do about it now. As soon as he tries to pass the buck onto China, Manbearpig bites his head off.
Nobody Got Cereal?
- In order to stop Manbearpig, everyone in South Park must give up soy sauce and Red Dead Redemption II. Despite all the build up about how great Red Dead Redemption 2 is over the past two episodes, the only audible complaint is, "Just plain rice?"
- "Sign here that you'll owe Manbearpig the life of every Third World child..."
- Butters' dad complains about how working at the Amazon warehouse is hard due to being physically demanding and leaves him with little in disposable income. Then we see what a day in his shoes is like and it turns out most of the manual labor is done by robots and the reason the take-home is so small is because the workers order stuff on Amazon during their breaks...every single day.
- An Amazon worker falls into a packaging machine and is stuck in a box that looks way too small to hold the mass of a grown man. He survives, but can't come out of the box on account of it being the only thing holding him together now. When interviewed about his ordeal, the reporter asks if he gets hot in there.
- When the whole town confronts Jeff Bezos to take down his Amazon Fulfillment Center, he asks everyone one thing:Bezos: Are you all high?
Crowd: No, no...
Randy: Why do you ask that?
Bezos: Because I'm OVER HERE! (They realize they've been facing left this whole time)
- A modern take on an old South Park tradition:Bezos: Alexa, kill Kenny.
Alexa: OK, I will kill Kenny for you.
- The best part is that it's never shown how it's done.