3. Trey Parker ad-libs most of Cartman’s lines. He’s admitted that Cartman is his favorite character.
9. There is either a mention of or an appearance by a celebrity in every episode to date.
11. There’s a running theme throughout the series that one character dresses up like Chewbacca every Halloween special.
12. The infamous bass-heavy theme song is performed by the band Primus.
14. Stone creates Kenny’s muffled voice by speaking into his hand or sleeve. All of Kenny’s lines are scripted, even if they are impossible to decipher.
21. Butters’ real name is Leopold Scotch.
22. Unlike other animated shows that are created months before their air date, South Park often reflects current events since the show is put together in a matter of days.
- Justice Antonin Scalia, who served almost 30 years on the Supreme Court as one of its most prominent and influential conservative voices, died Saturday. He was 79.
- U.S. Republican presidential candidates debated for the first time since Donald Trump's win in New Hampshire, and it got intense.
- Bitterly cold temperatures and arctic winds began freezing large swathes of the U.S. Northeast ❄️