Worst South Park Episodes

Though South Park is a great show, it's has its share of bad episodes, more so in seasons 7, 9, 12 & 15.

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1Stanley's Cup

How the hell did THIS episode not get number one on this list! A Million Little Fibers is bad and all, but this episode is probably the worst dead episode I've ever seen, and I only saw the ending! Lucky me to see one of the worst moments in cartoon history. And you know what's funny? Not what's supposed to be funny but what's actually funny. The ending could've worked. That's right, I said it. You want to know how? Simple. Have the hockey team (God knows I can't remember their name for the life of me) arrested for beating up the little kids and have their team win by default. That way the cancer patient wouldn't have DIED from a broken heart, the hockey team that won would've met a cathartic punishment at the hand of the law, and Stan's team wouldn't have gotten mercilessly beaten down for nothing. And, why the Hell did the hockey team get cheered on for not only taking advantage of the fact that they were playing against little kids to win the Cup, but also needlessly maim, beat ...more - regularshowman

Did they seriously have to kill off the kid with cancer at the end. Without the ending, this episode would still be boring and mediocre, but the ending just made the entire thing extremely unpleasant and mean-spirited. Writers, I actually don't want to see a pee-wee hockey team get beaten to a bloody pulp by a professional hockey team. I also don't want to see Stan's dad break down in tears because his dreams were crushed. And, surprisingly enough, I don't want to see an innocent kid die of cancer and his last words being, "No hope." The first time I saw this, I was literally in awe over how cruel and horrible it was. By far my least favorite episode. - SafetyPickle

Oh God! What were they THINKING with this one?! This felt like a one of those new SpongeBob episodes where a character gets tortured then a South Park episode. I mean, seeing little kids getting beat is not funny! Seeing a little kid die of cancer is not funny! This episode is NOT FUNNY! AND IT WAS MEANT TO BE FUNNY, NOT SERIOUS! Other than that, the rest of the episode is boring. This episode is crap, but at least they got it together in the episode after this...

Google led me here because I just saw this episode, and I bet this is the worst episode I've ever seen, can't believe they got this crap air.

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2A Million Little Fibbers

Terribly boring and doesn't even feature the main four boys! Towlie is the worst character ever! I do think Stanley's Cup is worse but not many people have commented about this episode on here.

Fuuu towelie. Unfunny, annoying, stupid character. Every time he's in an episode it's absolutely dreadful to watch. Impossible, even. The joke was really unfunny as well. Huuhuu a talking vajayjay. Really? More repulsive than anything.

I know right it terrible it's not even funny towlie is boring and is one of the WORST CHARACTERS
like come on trey Parker u can do better

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The most boring and skip-able episode. - egnomac

Well, it was good to see that there are episodes that focus on some more minor characters, and while this one did have its share of laughs, it wasn't too interesting.

This the only episode I can say it about it sucks.

Plus, just for common knowledge this is the shows creators least favorite episode too. - EMBIGNASPAC

This one was just boring. If you didn't see it, don't worry you didn't miss out on much. - KingFab

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Oh, Come on! ManBearPig was a good one! There's a number of good episodes that shouldn't be on this list, such as Casa Bonita, All about Mormons, and The Ring.

This is one of the best episodes, I'm super cereal

How is this on this list, funny episode.

This One's Really Funny

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5The Return of Chef

Though I know that they had no choice with Isaac Hayes leaving due to the Scientology episode the episode was funny... Until the end but Trey Parker and Matt Stone's jobs are to mess with us as bad as possible eh hem Stanley's cup well though it find this to be the worst is still has hilarious parts I really just don't like the ending. This just proves that South Park is so good that even the worst episode is still funny

How is this episode even in the top 10? This episode was hilarious and genius that they spliced recorded parts of Issac Hayes and re-used them. - djc20

It's bad enough Isaac Hayes died, but Parker and Stone didn't have to out this big middle finger to his gravestone. I get it chef had to depart in some way, because Hayes left the show, but we all loved chef and he were kinda hoping he'd go out a hero

I almost cried when chef died

V4 Comments

Disgusting, disturbing, and very hard to watch episode. Why would south park put something that screwed up then take it way to far. Kyle is a little kid and they put in in that situation. That is what makes this episode worse than Stanley's cup or million little fibers. Watching toddlers get beat up by a team of grown men is bad put not as bad is watching Kyle and two other people get put on the thing. I had I harder time watching that than any other episode in south park. There was nothing good about that episode or nothing funny.

There are some clever concepts in this episode, and it's SO satisfying to see Cartman get what he DESERVES, but most of it is just an excuse to abuse Kyle. You thought Toilet Paper didn't pay good homage to Silence of the Lambs, and that it was bland and unfunny, well, Human CentiPad does this even WORSE. Plus, I'm pretty sure it's pretty embarrassing to make Steve Jobs look like a sadistic madman in the one episode he appears in, and then have him die shortly afterwards. Gross, unfunny, with some of the WORST gross-out humor in South Park history (and that's saying a lot), it has a few decent qualities, but is still overall just stupid.

Guys! For those of you who don't understand, they are making a parody of a horror film called "The Human Centipede". It wasn't trey and matt's idea to do this! Plus have you people watched "6 days to air"? Trey clearly said that the episode is a PARODY, now get over it.

If you twits think this episode is disgusting, watch the 2nd ACTUAL movie. You're all such whiny pansies. Good grief.

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7Mr. Garrison's Fancy New Vagina

This is my least favorite of all time. It's not that I hated it because it's disgusting and graphic, but because it's transphobic as hell. They're basically saying transsexuality is the same thing as getting a surgery to become tall and black or a dolphin. It's completely inaccurate as well, as Mr. Garrison didn't have to live as a woman before having surgery, and was completely uninformed on what the operation would and wouldn't do. I'm transsexual myself (but female to male) and I know they don't just hand out instant sex changes on the daily to anyone with the money for it. Transition takes a lot of time. I know South Park is complete satire and not meant to be taken seriously, but you can usually see what they honestly think about certain issues and do their research. This is a perfect example of criticism and ignorance from their end as well as the characters on the show.

The opening scene, that's all I'm saying

The beginning is so gross first they slice balls

I have not seen it, but I know it's bad. How did it become #16?


All of you who didn't like this are probably fat. This is just making fun of fat people in the U.S. schools system, (which is a serious issue that isn't being solved) and to whoever said they felt bad for Eric is completely ignorant. Cartman wanted to kill all the Jews, and WAY MORE crazy stuff than just burning a teddy bear and making fun of fat people. You people are so soft.

It sucks ass. Seriously. Cartman is my favourite character and they had to do this. I really felt bad for him.

I FLIPPING HATE THIS EPISODE. Poor little Eric, I just wanted to hug him and torch the 99%. SCREW U, 99%!

Love this episode

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9The China Problem

I LOVED how eric was so terrified of the Chinese and it was HILARIOUS when they "invaded the Chinese headquarters " and tried to get information from some random Chinese family. The part about Indiana RUINED this episode. They had like only five minutes on the Chinese total and all of the rest was about how the boys were traumatized from a movie. By the way I didn't think Stanleys Cup was so bad.

This episode was actually ok, it's just that Free Hat was an amazing episode, so it makes this one look terrible. Also, they should have made Cartman care when Speilburg & Lucas were aressted.

The argument is silly, Chinese people trying to invade the USA and Stephen Spillberg and George Lucas Indiana Jones. Come on Trey Parker

It sounds like crap. - RalphBob

V2 Comments

This episode is great it's hilarious and very very bold! Just cause it almost got terrorist attacked doesn't make it bad

Stupid episode. It didn't get 'terrorist attacked'. The show was censored by comedy central because a crazy Jewish guy (who later got convicted) pretended to be a Muslim extremist group and threatened Matt and Trey. They didn't even want to censor it, but CC has no basketballs.

South Park has better episodes than this

This was funny!

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11Mystery of the Urinal Deuce

Pretty boring, it didn't have such a good story. It was boring and had a really dumb ending. It started ok but it ended bad.

The stupid idea that someone take a crap in a Urinal has to do with the September 11

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12Best Friends Forever

Because it's the best thing to do - portugal12346

Kenny and Cartman are supposed to be best friends. This episode just poops on that whole concept, which really pisses me off 😡

I actually never thought them as that. I never really thought Cartman had any REAL friends. Cartman has taken advantage or ripped on nearly every kid in the school, including Kenny. Cartman may consider him his best friend, but Kenny doesn't actually want any part of him from what I can tell.

13South Park is Gay

Should be number one. Crab people my ass. Not funny. Was this episode made by Justin Bieber? So bad that even Trey and Matt hate it.

Not Bad, But It Could Have Been Funnier

I actually thought that it was funny. - Caleb9000

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14Mr. Hankeys Christmas Classics

There is no reason why this episode is even on this list (all songs were funny)?

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16I should have never gone zip line

"Maybe I just have a weird sense of humor, but I found this episode to be extremely funny. Don't know what all the hate is about."

They hated it because of the live action scene. I thought the live action scene was extremely funny too.

It was good, it was just the live action part that ruined it. What was the point? Did they run out of time to animate?

I liked it until the real life part, that sucked ass

That was a good episode!

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17A Million Little Fibers
18Breast Cancer Show Ever

Was so ' funny, but then ruined by a terrible ending.

Cartman is funny, but there is nothing funny about breast canser

The ending really prove how weak Cartmen is. He can barley beat Kyle in Cartoon Wars.

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19Roger Ebert Should Lay Off the Fatty Foods

Worst name for a south park episode. - ZZDOORAL

20Smug Alert!

It pretty much turned every character into a dickhead and the episode is just boring and not funny. Stanley's cup is still the worst, but I needed to comment on this one.

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