When first started the show was all about its four young protagonists. Cartman was a jerk, Kenny died every episode, Kyle was rational (and Jewish), and Stan was a “normal” kid. But today, the cast has evolved to the point that nearly everyone in the town . Characters like Token, Butters, and even Sheila Broflovski have starred in their own episodes. But no one has had a quicker rise to stardom than Stan’s dad Randy Marsh.
Randy went from being a side character to a fan favorite, bringing us some of the series’s funniest and moments. He always leaves the show with a moment that makes us stop and think, “Wait, what the heck just happened?!” With that in mind, we’re looking back at some of Randy’s most ridiculous moments over the years.
Randy Fights Bat-Dad
As Seen In: “The Losing Edge” — Season 9, Episode 5
The South Park boys may hate baseball, but Randy Marsh is a massive fan. While the kids were trying to get out of a summer tournament, Randy took their games as an opportunity to beat up a dad supporting the opposing team. Then, Randy came across the infamous Bat-Dad — a dad so dedicated to his team that he dressed up as a fat batman. The two squared off like Rocky versus Apollo Creed, and like Rocky, Randy came back from a beating to beat Bat-Dad, all while singing “I’m the best around.” Randy was arrested (as he was at every other game) and became the ultimate drunk baseball dad-fighter.
Number One At Making Number Two
As Seen In: “More Crap” — Season 11, Episode 9
Randy, like almost every guy, is proud of his poops. But one particular poop was a masterpiece. It was the biggest poop he had have seen, and made the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest poop of all-time — much to the dismay of previous record-holder and U2 frontman Bono. Since Bono refused to be number two at number two, he broke Randy’s record. But Randy and his buddies refused to let Randy settle for second place. So, Randy trained and got the record back, only to learn that Bono was beating the record because he was in fact a giant piece a crap.
As Seen In: “Over Logging” — Season 12, Episode 6
What’s the most popular thing on the internet besides cat videos and my articles? Pornography. Picture a world with no internet and and an insatiable desire to watch porn. That’s exactly what Randy had to deal with when a massive internet blackout hit South Park and the rest of the world. Randy needed his porn and he needed it ASAP. So, as soon as he got around a computer — the last computer in the world with internet capabilities — he looked up all the porn he could as fast as he could. And, well, let’s just say he was a bit backed up.
Feelin’ Good On A Wednesday
As Seen In: “The Cissy” — Season 18, Episode 3
Ever had to use the bathroom really bad and every time you’ve gone to use it the stalls are packed or disgusting? This is what us guys go through. Randy wasn’t going to take it anymore, so he decided to become a woman. Well, at least he dressed like one. Randy created the persona Lorde so he could use the women’s bathroom. But this personality accidentally spun out of control and became a New Zealand pop singer. Yes, THAT Lorde. The best part is that there actually a song called “Feelin’ Good ON A Wednesday” that the writers of South Park wrote that’s sung by Sia ( She sings “Chandelier”).
I’d Like To Solve the Puzzle
As Seen In: “With Apologies To Jesse Jackson” — Season 11, Episode 1
Randy Marsh had defeated everyone on Wheel of Fortune, and was about to win a ton of money if he could solve the final puzzle. The category Randy had to solve was “People Who Annoy You.” The letters were in and he got “N_GGERS.” As a black man, I wondered where they were going with this. And Randy guessed the answer we were all thinking. Thankfully, he was wrong, with the correct answer was actually “NAGGERS.” But his major goof provided the basis for the entire episode.
Randy Takes Up Cooking
As Seen In: “Crème Fraîche” — Season 14, Episode 14
Randy gets addicted to the Food Network. So much so that he became obsessed with cooking and he also…got off to it as well. Randy became so obsessed with cooking and the Food Channel that his wife left him for her Shake Weight. Randy left his job to become a chef at his son’s school and created meals that were absolutely terrible. But Randy kept on trying. He officially gave up in the end when his wife put him to sleep with a skill she learned using her Shake Weight.
Just A Butterfly
As Seen In: “Insheeption” — Season 14, Episode 10
During South Park‘s parody of Inception, Randy went into the mind of his son and Mr. Mackey to help them battle their hoarding problem. But once in the dream world, Randy decided to become a butterfly and have sex with other butterflies. Everyone from the fire department to a pizza delivery guy and even Freddy Krueger tried their best to save Stan and Mr. Mackey, but all Randy wanted to do was get some butterfly poon.
The Amazingly Randy
As Seen In: “Cock Magic” — Season 18, Episode 8
This episode saw the boys battle chickens during bouts of Magic: The Gathering, with their games aptly titled “Cock Magic.” But the events inspired Randy to revisit his own form of magic. You see, Randy used to be a magician who had a very different set of tricks performed with his dong. He’d make it dance, do tricks, and at one point he destroyed it only to have it reappeared in someone’s mouth. It was bizarre, it was sick, but in Randy’s defense, it was still mesmerizing cock magic.
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