|“||No. They're ingnorant. That's ignorant.||„|
|~ Michael Jefferson's famous catchphrase.|
Michael Jefferson, also known (Michael Jackson) is a recurring realistic villain in the hit TV cartoon series South Park who thinks he is not evil when he really is.
Michael first appears in the episode with his son Blanket who is afraid of his own father and has the South Park kids rescue him.
His second villainous role was when he possessed Ike into dancing. His final villainous role is him as a hologram who escapes the studio to be free and Tupac hologram is sent to catch him.
In "Dead Celebrities", Michael refuses to accept his death, causing himself and other celebrities who died during Season 13 to be trapped in the spiritual realm of Purgatory. Michael Jackson then possessed Ike Broflovski, so the boys had to help him live his dream of being a little white girl in order to banish his ghost from Ike's body. After Michael Jackson won a beauty pageant, in Ike's body, he accepted his death
He and the other celebrities were able to leave purgatory. Michael Jackson presumably now resides in Hell. He, however, was shown in the crowd of angry celebrities in "200".
It is likely he returned to Earth, as people are able to return to Earth from Hell, as shown in "Hell on Earth 2006".
- Michael Jackson appears in a portrait in Magic Johnson's home in the episode "Tonsil Trouble".
- Though he never made an appearance, him and his child molestation accusations were mentioned by a viewer on the Jesus and Pals show in the episode "The Mexican Staring Frog of Southern Sri Lanka".