South Park - 10 Facts You Didn't Know! 

For those who remember when the first episode aired in 1997 and when everyone around you quoted the winged words "Oh my god they killed Kenny, you bastards", it's hard to take in that you could be born the same year as the debut episode of South Park and have turned 26 now.

Who would have guessed that an animated series about four children with the debut episode "Cartman Gets an Anal Probe" would become a television classic that is enjoyed by young and old alike? Probably not many, but now here we are.

T-shirts with South Park print are still among our most popular and loved brands.

Can you guess how many times Kenny died in the Series? That and much more below in 10 facts you probably didn't know about South Park.

1. Liane Cartman, Eric's mother is named after an ex-girlfriend of creator Trey Parker, who often cheated on him.

2. An episode of South Park is made 6 days before it airs.

3. It is said that Jerry Seinfeld once asked if he could guest star on an episode of South Park. However, he withdrew his request when the makers offered him the role of a turkey.

4. The term Chinpokomon, which is also the name of an episode from season 3, roughly translates to "penis pocket monster" in Japanese.

5. Casa Bonita, featured in the eponymous episode of Season 7 is a real restaurant that was purchased in 2021 by Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

6. The 2001 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records lists "South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut" as the animated film with the most profanity.

7. According to Trey Parker, “Mr. Hankey the Christmas Poo” Kyle's loneliness and feeling of being an outcast during Christmas.

8.In the season 5 episode "It Hits the Fan", the word "shit" is said a total of 162 times.

9. Butters was originally supposed to be called "Puff Puff" or "Swanson".

10. At the time of writing, Kenny has died a whopping 126 times through various variations of South Park.

The winged words: "Oh my god they killed Kenny, you bastards" were already uttered in the first episode "Cartman Gets an Anal Probe" by Stan saying the first line and Kyle responding with "you bastards"

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