Trey (and Matt) were approached by Sacha Baron Cohen and Jay Roach to direct Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation Of Kazakhstan, but declined as they were working on Team America.
Trey owns seven houses
Trey is friends with actor, George Clooney, director, David Zucker and 'Beavis and Butt-head' and 'King Of The Hill' creator, Mike Judge
Trey performed every song in Team America: World Police.
Trey Parker's student films include:
The Giant Beavers of Sri Lanka (1989)
First Date (1990)
American History (1991)
Jesus vs. Frosty (1992)
One of Trey's earlier jobs was working at Pizza Hut.
Trey has said in an interview that he did not play hockey as a child like we are led to believe in the episode, "Stanley's Cup."
During some of the season 1 commentaries, Trey and Matt have a pet dog named Scratch as well when it is changed to a Western Theme it is a Horse.
South Park is based on Conifer, where Trey was born.
Jimbo Kern is based on Trey's crazy uncle.
Trey supposedly dislikes Barbra Streisand.
Trey claims to have never smoked marijuana while Matt is an occasional user.
Seth McFarlane congratulated Trey and Matt on the satire of his show Family Guy.
Trey had said in an interview before season 10 that a main character would be killed off. That character was Chef.
Trey liked to read the Hardy Boys mystery novels when he was younger.
Trey has said that he and Matt would like to make another movie if they get another idea.
Trey enjoyed playing hockey in his youth.
Trey's character Cartman is said to be based on Archie Bunker.
Trey was friends with Isaac Hayes before South Park.
Trey idolizes John Elway and the Denver Broncos.
The episode "Starvin Marvin" aired on Trey's birthday.
Trey's sister Shelley once threw him down the stairs as a kid.
Trey has said that his sister Shelley used to beat him up all the time just like Stan in South Park.
One of Trey's dreams was for Saddam Hussein to see South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut. That dream was finally fulfilled when Saddam reportedly saw the movie while in prison in 2006.
In the season 2 commentaries, Trey and Matt have a pet pig named Macon.
Trey is reportedly Catholic.
Trey has said that he and Matt's favorite episode besides "It Hits the Fan" is "Red Hot Catholic Love."
Trey literally rips on himself in the episode "Passion of the Jew." Stan makes fun of the movie BASEketball.
In the episode "Ginger Kids," there is a joke made about the fact that Trey is marrying an Asian woman.
Trey has said that John Travolta is one of his favorite actors.
Trey is 2 years older than Matt.
Matt and Trey have not discussed the reason for having "Trapped in the Closet" taken off the air.
Trey Parker loves the popular computer game Warcraft.
Trey has said that his personal favorite South Park episode is "It Hit the Fan," the premiere of season 5.
Trey has said that his favorite food is probably bacon.
He credits Elton John as a hero.
Trey is actually named Randolph after his dad. Trey is just a pen name.
Trey has studied Japanese culture and language and there are Japanese joeks scattered throughout various South Park episodes, especially "Chinpokomon."
Trey knows Tae Kwon Do.
Conifer, where Trey was born, is a town that the South Park baseball team plays in the episode "The Losing Edge."
Trey has said that Dog the Bounty Hunter is one of his favorite shows.
He originally went to the Berklee School of music in Boston before switching to the University of Colorado - Boulder where he met Matt Stone.
He and Matt have a contract to keep South Park extented through 2008, which will bring South Park to its 12th season.
A Christmas Story is his favorite movie.
He's a pianist.
Trey and Matt's appearance in dresses at the 2000 Oscar ceremony was voted #14 on the 100 Greatest Red Carpet Moments by VH1.
Stands 6'1 (1.85 m).
Trey starred in the movie Cannibal!: The Musical.
Trey will sometimes be credited with the name Juan Schwartz.
Trey won a Peabody award along with Matt Stone for South Park at the 65th Annual Peabody Awards Show.
Trey starred in the film Orgazmo.
On the show South Park, Stan is used as a representation of Trey Parker and share similar characteristics.
Trey's parents are named Randy and Sharon, just like Stan Marsh's parents on South Park.
Trey named Cartman's mom Liane after his former girlfriend/fiancee.
Trey is a humongous fan of the band "The Cure." He was extremely excited when Robert Smith, the band's lead singer, guest starred in the episode "Mecha-Streisand."
Trey starred in BASEketball along with his friend Matt Stone.
He graduated from Evergreen High School in 1988.
Trey is a registered member of the Libertarian Party. He is not a fan of huge political parties.
As of 2006, Trey is married to Emma Sugiyama.
He won an Emmy for "Best Friends Forever" in the Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than An Hour). He wrote this episode.
Trey can speak Japanese because he lived in Japan for a period of time.
Trey Parker is a Denver Broncos fan. He did a commercial for the NFL Network along with Matt Stone, showing their inner Broncos fan. They also have numerous references to the team in the show.
Along with Matt Stone, they made the movie Team America World Police,BASEketbal, and South Park,Bigger, Longer, And Uncut!.
He wrote every song for the Team America: World Police.
He has played piano since the age of 13.
He was kicked out of UCB because he was too busy writing, directing and starring in Cannibal: The Musical! to attend classes.
He and Matt showed up at the Oscars as in dresses.
He likes to use the line "God bless us, everyone" in movies or episodes of South Park.
Before South Park began airing, Trey was offered the chance to direct the feature film version of the popular purple dinosaur in Barney's Great Adventure.
Trey always hoped that Saddam Hussein will see his movie South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut in which he and Matt Stone made fun of him. In 2004 Parker and Stone portrayed another active dictator, Kim Jong-Il of North Korea, in their new movie Team America: World Police. Two days after the premiere, they sent a copy to the North Korean Government.
Trey refuses to eat any meat that came from a baby animal, like veal and lamb.
Trey and Matt both said they'd love to make a second South Park movie, if they ever get an idea for one.
The character Mr. Hankey is based on a lie his father told him about how if he doesn't flush his poop after he goes to the bathroom, it'll come out (in the form of Mr. Hankey) to kill him.
Trey Parker won a Student Academy Award for his film, American History.
Trey Parker: (on Team America: World Police) The Marionettes are really small, so they're really hard to have sex with.
Trey Parker: Jerry Bruckheimer creates comedy, he just doesn't realize because he's a turd.
Trey Parker: (on fans of the show) The people who've come out, it's pretty amazing. I just recently got a letter from Stephen Sondheim saying it's one of his favorite movies of all time. We just got a letter from Russell Crowe saying he loved it. Elton John.
Trey Parker: I spend shockingly little time thinking about real-world stuff.
(When asked why they wait until the last minute to make an episode)
Trey Parker: We're trying to work, but with no pressure we just aren't that funny.
(When asked about his sexuality)
Trey Parker: Well... I'm a little gay.
(When asked why Kenny has to die all the time)
Trey Parker: Because he's poor.
Trey Parker: There is nothing we can't do. So it's just the fact that we're doing topics like that that other people, especially network TV, won't touch, that we're satirists.
Trey Parker: I would never kill somebody, unless they pissed me off.
Trey Parker: Hollywood views regular people as children, and they think they're the smart ones who need to tell the idiots out there how to be.
Trey Parker: Saying goodbye doesn't mean anything. It's the time we spent together that matters, not how we left it.
Trey Parker: We created a brand for ourselves, so that now people can't get mad at what we do, because then they're just making of themselves.
Trey Parker: We made this really dumb decision to put on the cover nothing from South Park but just a real- life photo of a piece of pooh dressed up like Mr. Hankey, and a lot of people didn't, they didn't even know what it was.
Trey Parker: You know, and it really doesn't have a lot to do with the movie. That's the trick to doing a good musical is that, if you take that music number out, there's less to the movie there. You would miss it.
Trey Parker: You start animating it and you get to Friday and you get to Saturday and you go, 'This is not funny, like we haven't figured something out, scrap it.'
Trey Parker: Talk about it, talk about it, and then I physically go write it and come up with the dialogue, and come up with the structure of the scene.
Trey Parker: So we're considering doing a new Christmas album, because there's been Christmas episodes since then, and maybe finally do the version of "The Most Offensive Song Ever" with lyrics in tact.
Trey Parker: It's not like we have a formula, but I think one of the reasons this show has survived is that it has a big heart at its center. Other cartoon shows have people crap on each other and make racist jokes. But I don't think people tune in for that. I just don't think a show lasts for 10 years without a heart.
Trey Parker: We're the guys who, if someone says you really shouldn't do an episode making fun of Scientologists, we say, 'Whatever.' Someone says, 'They might come try to burn your house down,' we say, 'We'll just get another one.'
Trey Parker: What we're always looking for is weird social issues and weird connections to make. Luckily for them, there's no shortage of material.
Trey Parker: Instead of being crappy, we decided we better figure out how to actually make it good.
Trey Parker: Me and Matt love to argue, but in general our sense of humor is pretty much alike.
Trey Parker: The problem is we moved to LA...The only way to be punk rock in L.A. is to be a Republican.
Trey Parker:(on South Park) But the hard, the hard part that really goes into that is at the end of the day, we do have to come up with "what's our take on all this? What's our philosophy on this that's not just what everyone else is talking about?"
Trey Parker:(on South Park)...it's great- We have it, we're lucky enough that we've created a show where it's not about... a family, or a kid, it's about a town.
Trey Parker: We find just as many things to rip on the left as we do on the right. People on the far-left and the far-right are the same exact person to us.
Trey Parker: (on filming Team America: World Police) We tried to stay true to the Thunderbirds. We don't use any computers in this movie, it's all painfully real.
He's a Japanese culture lover
Trey Parker: You know that everyone thinks that in order to do South Park we must be wild, crazy, rock and roll stars. But the truth is we're just wholesome middle-American guys. We enjoy soda pop, baseball and beating up old people just as much as anybody
Trey Parker: None of the shows we've done in the last two or three seasons could have been shown on air back in 1997.
Trey Parker: Sean Penn's really the only one stupid enough to put anything down on paper.
Trey Parker: No, writing musicals is the hardest thing in the world. And it was really funny, because I remember when the South Park movie came out, there were some critics that said, 'Well it's obvious that in order to get it to be 90 minutes they filled some time with music.'
Trey Parker: My favorite musical? I don't. It changes all the time. I'm just a diehard, I'm totally old school, like I'll sit and watch, if they are re-doing Oklahoma in New York, I will be the first one there.
Trey Parker: It's this simple law, which every writer knows, of taking two opposites and putting them in a room together. I love anything with Cartman and Butters at the same time, it's great.
Trey Parker: It's funny because I think a lot of it is simply... We've never considered ourselves satirists, but because we're on Comedy Central and because we're South Park on Comedy Central, we can do any topic we want.
Trey Parker: It's been a fascinating thing because we didn't really know how to write when we started South Park at all. It's been like, we've just sort of grown up a bit and it's amazing to just see how, if you take Butters and Cartman and put them in any scene, it works.
Trey Parker: It was exactly the same on the South Park movie really too. There's lots of violence in that too, but it always came down to anything sexual... They don't care about anything else.
Trey Parker: In terms of the creative side of it, it's really been a thing where you come up with the funny stuff is usually at a bar or out talking to people or whatever.
Trey Parker: If we have a great idea, we'll go, 'Oh, this could be a cool movie.' Or really for us, it's more like, 'Oh, this is a really bad idea. Let's do this. This seems really stupid.'
Trey Parker: I would let my kids watch this stuff way before I'd let them watch something like Full House that I think would make them stupid.
Trey Parker: I think by now, after nine years of South Park and after this movie, I think just about everyone, or we're on their s**t list.
Trey Parker: I almost bumped into Alec Baldwin and then turned around and Paris Hilton was standing there. And I was like, 'Look, it's stupid spoiled whore.'
Trey Parker: Everything's idea based. We just promised ourselves we'd never make a movie for the sake of making a movie, which is why we never took a multi-picture deal or anything.
Trey Parker: Everything, the way that Matt and I have done stuff from the beginning is, whether there'll be different people involved in South Park or whatever, but it's always been, in terms of directing/producing, it's really been sort of a director/producer relationship in terms of that side of it.
Trey Parker: Careful?! Was my mother careful when she stabbed me in the heart with a coat hanger while I was still in womb?
Trey Parker: But let's spend an hour and a half of this meeting,' because this is Thursday, the show's going on the air Wednesday.
Trey Parker: But before the movie came out, he had only heard about it. And he didn't realize in writing the letter he was saying the things he says in the movie. He was like, 'I've been to Iraq and I'll take you there.' That's all he does in the movie. 'I've been to Iraq so I know everything.'
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