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.

The Top Ten

1 Tweek x Craig

1 This episode is worse than Mr. Garrison's Fancy New Vagina and Stanley's Cup because Stanley's Cup is fine at the begin but has an horrible ending. Mr. Garrison's Fancy New Vagina is disgursting but has some funny moments. Tweek x Craig however, is unwatchable from the begin to the end because:

-The drawing are bad and show Tweek and Craig out of characters.

-Emotional? Are you kidding me? I found nothing emotional at this episde. Everything is forced. I really facepalmed when the entire town is shocked when Tweek and Craig play the "break up". And really, the final scene is definitely not emotional. Once again, it's also forced. Really, from the begin to the end, that episode is paintful to watch. It's not emotional at all and it's absolutely not funny at all. (The principal who forces Craig to say "I love you." to Tweek, I don't find it funny.)

2. Sorry but, canon ship doesn't mean good ship. And Creek is a perfect example of a bad ship! ...more

"Asians decide who's going to be gay" Asian MY ASS! This episode is not funny, gross and forces two boys to be gay although they're not! Now South Park lost everything! Hope they won't stay together! Hope your happy Trey and Matt! By listening those yaoi slut, you just created the worth South Park episode I've even seen!

Since that episode was aired, most of peoples only talk about creek, creek and only creek! Oh god SHUT UP of creek! Not everyone like it! Even when the second trailer, the only think these shippers pay attention is "Supercraig x Wondertweek."! Plus, that episode is not funny, from the begin to the end. Craig was out of character and Tweek was not so developed here. (Sorry but Tweek was well developed in season 6, but unfortunately, many peoples seem to forget that.) Beside, not only creek as always been a bad ship, but Trey and Matt have successfully made it awfully abusive. If some peoples stopped watching South Park after season 19 (Trust me, you missed NOTHING of season 20) in the next season, there is all these references of this pairing which just made it more abusive than usual. I swear I never laughed at that, that just make me hating this pairing so much I even going to middle finger to that each time I saw any moment with them together, which of course include ...more

Wish it would have never been created.

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2 Stanley'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

All of you are getting mad at this. But you like other episodes and you probably like Eric Cartman (who played as Adolf Hitler in a episode, someone who killed Jewish children and Jewish adults) but since this one is directly at children with cancer you get mad. Then don't watch South Park!

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

This one was okay but had a really bad ending

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3 A Million Little Fibbers

Guys strongly enough I felt sorry for towelie, and hated everyone else, I mean come on a towel just wrote a book that's not credible for anything, I seriously wanted to beat the crap out of the publisher. I know towelie can be annoying but he deserved a whole lot better in this episode

This episode is utter crap. Towelie is too boring a character to have an entire episode, and the whole thing is just bland and not funny. Also the event is satirised isn't that well known so to a lot of people it Just seems like nonsense

I honestly couldn't even this episode. The story line is all out of wacky, confusing, and just kind of stupid. Stanley's Cup was 10 times funnier and more entertaining than this garbage episode.

Id say this and Mr Garrisons FNV are the worst 2 episodes. This one has numerous issues; first, its too boring. Towelie isn't an interesting enough character to carry a whole episode. Second, it is just too bizarre and random to be believable even as a cartoon. It has hardly any funny moments and simply doesn't work

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4 Mr. Garrison's Fancy New Vagina

Most disturbing, disgusting piece of animation known to history and when I think of South Park, I don't even want to THINK of this episode, South Park has amazing and groundbreaking episodes, but this certainly isn't more of them. Showing live sex change footage made me have to leave the room, SO disgusting... I generally skip this one.

This is not only the worst episode they did, but this is the grossest episode they've ever done. This episode is basically about Mr. Garrison becoming a woman, Kyle becoming a black guy, and Gerald becoming a dolphin. That's really all I need to say because this episode is packed with tons of filler, unfunny jokes against transgender people, and a PLETHORA of grossout humor. Did I mention they showed live action footage of a sex change operation, and explained the procedure in GRUESOME detail? According to Matt and Trey, there was originally going to be 5 full uncut minutes of this! This episode has NOTHING going for it at all. It's graphic, it's offensive, and it's boring.

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.

I don't mind it when South Park tries to be offensive or occasional uses gross-out humor as long as they remain clever and funny overall, but this had nothing going for it. From what I remember, their main joke was a lazy slippery-slope argument against transgender surgery that falsely equated a passion towards something (i.e. "I totally wish I was ____! ") to Gender Dysphoria. I've disagreed with their arguments from time to time throughout my viewing of the show, but I've generally been able to overlook that since those episodes are still just as witty as the ones that express views which I agree with. Rather than incorporating the traits that make for a good South Park episode, this one had a poor premise, took gross-out humor to a new level for South Park, and was just weird and uncreative at best.

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5 Pip

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.

Thanks to A Million Little Fibers, this is now only my second least favourite episode. Though despite being a chore to sit through, Malcolm McDowell's scenes as "A British Person" are what save this episode from being completely unwatchable, in fact it's worth watching just for him alone. - BHarribo

Poor baby bunnies. - Popsicles

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6 HumancentiPad

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.

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.

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.

That new Human Centipede reboot looks astonishing than the original.

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7 The Return of Chef

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

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

THEY RUINED CHEF! I liked that character until he joined a club full of child molesters (stupid idea). Now I feel nothing but hate for a once beloved character.

Chef's death traumatised me.

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8 ManBearPig

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

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

Just really damn boring. - 678

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10 Mystery 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

Such a stupid concept. - ZZDOORAL

I really hated Eric in this one enough said

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The Newcomers

? Moss Piglets

Heidi is the worst. Enough said.

The Contenders

11 Mr. Hankeys Christmas Classics

This episode was actually the last episode to feature the voice of Mary Kay Bergman, who died on November 11, 1999, shortly before this episode aired. That is why The Red Badge of Gayness lacks a lot of involvement from female characters, and This episode as well as Starvin Marvin in Space were dedicated to her memory, as was one of the Scooby Doo movies from the late 90s (she voiced Daphne in addition to South park)

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

No, you are thinking of the old one, from the 90's. THAT was funny. but this, is a dried up lump.

Ok its official. everyone here has no taste in humor

12 South Park is Gay

Kyle did not deserve to be beaten up by the other kids after he broke away from the fad! Like in many other situations, he was showing that he is not as easily influenced as them, & that's an excellent quality for a character to have!

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.

What they made my favorite character a right jerk

This in my top 10 favorite South Park episodes ever. Whoever put this up here the crab people are going to kill him/her. CRAAAB PEOPLE
TALK LIKE PEOPLE - venomouskillingmachine

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13 The China Probrem

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.

Honestly I loved this one it seemed interesting really funny, and they managed to show how opposed we are with movies and shows. A guilty pleasure to me and a really great episode for butters. Especially his closing line " can't believe they threw him in jail I thought that movie was pretty good

I really enjoyed that episode. Too bad one of the two parts is shocking. Without that, it could be one of my favourite.

It could be a good episode if there is no that Indiana Jones part.

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14 I Should Have Never Gone Ziplining

"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.

Well, it's just show the main boys suffering. Really not funny. Thanks Stan for using your friends for a crappy Ipod.

This is a guilty pleasure to me. Yes it was purposely annoying, but I really loved to whole survival show concept. Just as long as it gave me a good time even when it's bad is fine with me

Live action made it super cringey

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15 201

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

I for one loved this one

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.

This title should’ve been Callee: Terror of Mecha-Streisand. Though this episode is great! - asantalo

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16 1%

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.

What the heck...Why do people feel sorry for Eric? He literally just shot his stuffed animals. I love Cartman, but really, it wasn't that sad or anything.


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17 Best Friends Forever

This episode is great! - Fireboy

Kinda boring.

Because it's the best thing to do - portugal12346

Boring... -_-

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18 Smug Alert!

Just another Stan torture porn, and I really hate that park ranger. Hmm weird is it me or are park rangers meant to be hated in cartoons, I mean we have ranger smith and know this guy, ahh must be a confidence. I close by staying stay away from or anywhere near Yellowstone you'll think me for it

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.

19 Terrance and Phillip in Not Without My Anus

Come on guys! This is the episode (from Season 2) where Matt and Trey were supposed to reveal who Cartman's father was and they blew it off. It was an April fools prank to make the worst episode... And they did just that.

It's 20 minutes of Terrance and Philip. Enough said.

Hated it. Couldn't even sit through this one.

20 Toilet Paper

Josh Myers creeps me out...

Pointless, boring, and brief butters abuse my work is done

The silence of the lambs parody is well executed and fits with the idea behind the episode. Otherwise it’s mediocre

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1. Mr. Garrison's Fancy New Vagina
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