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Top 10 South Park Movie Parodies

VO: Phoebe de Jeu WRITTEN BY: Ty Richardson
Looks like the South Park writers are just as big movie buffs as we are. Welcome to, and today, we’re counting down our picks for the Top 10 South Park Movie Parodies! For this list, we’re looking at our favorite episodes in “South Park” that parody our favorite films.

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Looks like the South Park writers are just as big movie buffs as we are. Welcome to, and today, we’re counting down our picks for the Top 10 South Park Movie Parodies!

For this list, we’re looking at our favorite episodes in “South Park” that parody our favorite films.

#10: “World War Zimmerman”

“World War Z” (2013)

Only Cartman would dream of a situation in the ridiculous style of “World War Z.” While in class, Cartman has dreams where the verdict of the George Zimmerman trial has caused African-Americans to begin a massive riot. Oh, and did we mention everyone is voiced by Cartman? The episode ridicules some absurd moments from the Brad Pitt film, such as the lighthearted family moments and the airplane scene. However, the episode becomes more than just a parody, providing commentary on racism and self-defense laws, as well as the Trayvon Martin case.

#9: “Major Boobage”

“Heavy Metal” (1981)

If you’ve seen the cult animated film “Heavy Metal,” you know the movie is one hell of a drug trip. However, it’s not the kind we’d expect to come from inhaling cat urine, which is just what happens to Kenny and Gerald. Throughout the episode, “Major Boobage,” Kenny frequently visits a woman who looks very similar to Taarna from “Heavy Metal.” One of the interesting pieces about this episode is that it pays respect to the source material by animating the characters through rotoscoping, just like the movie. It may be an obscure parody to some viewers, but others will get a kick at the playful jabs towards “Heavy Metal’s” sexual content.

#8: “HumancentiPad”

“The Human Centipede” franchise (2009-15)

Just when we think there’s a franchise even “South Park” wouldn’t make fun of, creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone prove us wrong. After failing to read the Terms & Conditions to an iTunes update, Kyle finds himself as part of Apple’s newest product, the HumancentiPad. While the main focus is how ridiculously extensive and frequent updates and privacy policies are, “HumancentiPad” takes just as much time to make fun of the insanely gross “Human Centipede” movies. We’ll admit that we may have been laughing through the nasty scenes, but at least one person seemed to enjoy seeing Kyle eat fecal matter… Any guess who that might be?

#7: “Mecha-Streisand”

“Godzilla” (1954), “Gamera” (1965), “Ultraman” (1966-67), and “Mothra” (1961)

Any long-time “South Park” fan will tell you that Parker and Stone’s least favorite celebrity is Barbara Streisand... and that’s putting it gently. In the Season One episode, “Mecha-Streisand,” the singer assaults the boys in an effort to locate the Triangle of Zinthar and complete the Diamond of Pantheos. Upon completing the relic, she begins destroying the town as Mecha-Streisand. Seeing this “Godzilla” reference is entertaining in every way, but it gets better when Mothra, Gamera, and even Ultraman enter the mix. The show’s creators sure do love their monster movies, huh?

#6: “Toilet Paper”

“The Silence of the Lambs” (1991)

When the boys’ art teacher punishes them for not taking her class seriously, they form a plan to TP her house. Soon after, the entire situation blows up into a criminal investigation. As Kyle fights his guilty conscience and experiences some “Godfather Part II” moments, Officer Barbrady seeks assistance from juvenile delinquent Josh Myers, who seems to be a fan of “The Silence of the Lambs.” (Of course, we quickly find Josh’s Hannibal voice to be just an act.) What makes it so amusing is how this troublesome kid is treated like the most dangerous psychopath. Whatever you do, don’t tell him your name or you might end up spilling your darkest secrets!

#5: “D-Yikes!”

“300” (2006)

Did anyone else feel “300” was a tad ridiculous with its use of slow-motion? Well, Parker and Stone must have, as they spent an entire last half of an episode making fun of it. When Mister Ger--WE MEAN, MISS Garrison begins hanging out at a lesbian bar, she and the occupants soon find it under threat by Persians. The episode quickly turns into a “300” parody in the most absurd ways possible, with slow-motion scenes of Garrison brewing coffee and a man getting kicked in the genitals. We’re even graced with an appearance by Xerxes, who turns out to be a woman.

#4: “Fantastic Easter Special”

“The Da Vinci Code” (2006)

If you felt “The Da Vinci Code” got too absurd in its convoluted conspiracies, you aren’t the only one. When Stan begins questioning the purpose of Easter, he finds himself entangled in a web of conspiracies surrounding the secret of the Easter bunny. However, Stan quickly learns that everyone is simply reading too much into things. Throughout this parody, “South Park” points out the contradicting logic and plot points of its source material with a secret rabbit society and an epic explosion caused by microwaved Peeps.

#3: “Coon” Episodes

Superhero Movies

When the kids don their superhero personas, you can tell they’re watching too many superhero flicks... and so are we. In its handful of superhero episodes, “South Park” makes fun of the many tropes we’ve come to notice from Marvel and DC movies. In one, Cartman and Kenny fight over sharing a rooftop as they try to be like Batman. In another, the kids try to get their own Netflix series to be like the dozens of other superhero TV shows. The plan ends in their own version of Civil War when they can’t settle on their own multiphase entertainment plan. You can always count on Matt and Trey to commentate on Marvel and DC’s overwhelming success.

#2: “Night of the Living Homeless”

George A. Romero’s Zombie Movies

When homeless people start to crowd the streets of South Park, the problem becomes almost catastrophic. Citizens are constantly hounded for any ounce of change they may have. You could say it escalates to a zombie apocalypse of “Night of the Living Dead” proportions. However, the episode’s title is not the only George Romero reference. Movie buffs will also spot scenes ripped straight from “Day of the Dead” and “Dawn of the Dead.” The homages to Romero’s films are incredibly funny, and they help shed some light on the plight of the homeless.

Before we reveal our top pick, here are a few Honorable Mentions.

“The Wacky Molestation Adventure”

“Children of the Corn” (1984)

“A Nightmare on Face Time”

“The Shining” (1980)

“You Have 0 Friends”

“TRON” (1982)

#1: “The Return of the Fellowship of the Ring to the Two Towers”

“The Lord of the Rings” franchise (2001-)

After watching this, it’s safe to assume Stan’s dad is the most idiotic of the parents. When Randy sends the boys to drop off a copy of “Lord of the Rings” to Butters, he soon discovers that he accidentally mixed the tape with a porno. Before we know it, the entire story unfolds into a retelling of “Lord of the Rings,” recreating memorable scenes the only way “South Park” knows how. Of course, another blockbuster franchise is referenced in this episode, and Cartman just couldn’t resisting taking a jab...


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