Kenny’s Best Muffled Jokes in ‘South Park’ History
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Kenny McCormick is one of the more unfortunate characters in the South Park canon. Not only is he perpetually impoverished and constantly dying like a trailer park phoenix — he can’t even properly complain about his circumstances since his signature orange winter jacket muffles his every line. Matt Stone, voice actor for Kenny and co-creator of the show, has previously stated that, though he is, in fact, reading from a script when he records Kenny’s lines, the audience isn’t supposed to understand anything he says — it’s more funny for us to have to fill in the gaps.
Even still, through the power of lip-reading, closed captioning and publicly available scripts, South Park fans can partially decipher Kenny’s muted speech and unearth the absolute gold that he’s mumbling under the hood. Here are Kenny’s best muffled moments…