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Simpsons vs South Park

Updated on November 7, 2014

The Ultimate Cartoon Comedy Showdown

The Simpsons and South Park are the two most popular satirical animated TV shows in the US. Both cartoons have a huge number of fans all around the world who eagerly await every new episode.

This page is dedicated to finding out which show is better and more fun to watch. Go ahead and post in the Simpsons vs South Park discussion and vote in the poll below. May the best show win!

The Simpsons vs South Park Discussion

Is Simpsons or South Park better?

The Simpsons family on a 2015 calendar. You can purchase it at AllPosters.com.
The Simpsons family on a 2015 calendar. You can purchase it at AllPosters.com. | Source

About Simpsons

The Simpsons is an animated TV series by Matt Groening. It is a parody of the working-class American lifestyle and is set in a fictional town of Springfield.

The main characters are the members of the titular Simpsons family. Homer is a lovable buffoon who's favorite activity is sitting on a couch, watching TV, and drinking beer. Marge is a stereotypical suburban housewife, who often plays Straight Woman in contrast to Homer's silly antics. Their kids are Bart, a notorious troublemaker, Lisa, a model student, and Maggie, who is usually shown sucking her pacifier. There also are many other important recurring characters, such as Homer's boss, Mr. Burns, or his ultra-religious neighbor, Flanders.

The show has been going on since 1989, won a big number of awards including 25 Primetime Emmy Awards, 26 Annie Awards and a Peabody Award and is the longest-running American animated program.

The entire cast of South Park. The image is available as a poster on AllPosters.com.
The entire cast of South Park. The image is available as a poster on AllPosters.com. | Source

About South Park

South Park is the brainchild of animators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. The series follows the bizarre adventures of four kids - Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Eric Cartman, and Kenny McCormick - in a fictional Colorado town. This satirical show often features crude or dark humor and makes fun of pretty much everything under the sun, including even the most sensitive topics like politics and religion.

South Park has received numerous awards including four Primetime Emmy Awards and a a Peabody Award for Comedy Central. There are currently over 250 episodes produced, and the show is in its 18th season.

The Simpsons vs South Park Poll

Which show is better and more fun to watch?

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Watch South Park Online for Free

Did you know that you can now watch South Park online for free from (almost) anywhere in the world? And I'm not talking about some low quality illegal stuff either. Simply visit the official website at SouthPark.cc.com and enjoy high quality streaming South Park episodes at your leisure. The only catch is, some of the newest episodes may appear on the website a week or so after airing on TV.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      South Park is much better than Simpsons, now the simpsons are bored, the new episodes sucks, But South Park touches the issues of today's society, in all the episodes, racism, homosexuality, religions, etc.

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      top101 5 years ago

      south park is so much more vulgar while Simpsons is more silly and g rated.Both are funny though. I've gotten into south park lately.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      South Park is the better show, that's pretty damn obvious. Simpsons are washed-up and have been for quite some time now. South Park is totally original, they didn't mimic Simpsons like how Family Guy had and with American Dad being stemmed off from Family Guy and Futurama stemming off of the Simpsons...none of those shows have any creativity behind them. Only South Park and Simpsons are the most creative and in that comparison- South Park IS MY LIFE. I freaking LOVE South Park and always will.

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      JustinLeDrummer 6 years ago

      I love them both honestly

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      Cynthia Arre 7 years ago from Quezon City

      I love the characterization, the plotlines, and the humor of the Simpsons. I don't think there's any other animated show that's quite like it! Cool topic for a lens, I hadn't even thought of comparing the two.

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      garyrh1 7 years ago

      I agree somewhat with prosperity. Simpsons just have a type of humor more people can relate to while South Park relies a lot on people laughing at racist jokes or whatever the current political opinion is. I'm not saying that's bad, I'm just saying more people would relate to the Simpsons because of it.

      Anyway, I like the poll idea, good job on the lens!

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      justholidays 7 years ago

      I'll come back just to learn more about the poll! Pretty sure everyone will prefer the Simpsons over South Park - too vulgar in my opinion; but my son really enjoys both series!

      Great lens

      Dom.