The stands at the Denver Broncos’ Mile High Stadium at Empower Field were almost full on Sunday as organizers managed to get creative when it came to filling the seats.
Characters from the popular cartoon but also fictional Colorado town of South Park filled the rows.
The cutouts saw friendly faces everywhere, all of them masked, as part of social distancing restrictions during game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Denver Broncos cheerleaders perform as two fans sit among cardboard characters from the show South Park during the first half of an NFL football game against Tampa Bay on Sunday
The Denver Broncos used cardboard cutouts South Park cartoon character fans
The characters were clad in masks for the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Joining the cartoon characters were 5,700 real human spectators in a stadium that would normally host 76,000 Broncos fans.
The Broncos had teased the stadium’s special guests during a video that was tweeted out on Sunday morning before the game saying the ‘Gang’s all here.’
Videos and photos show all the characters ranging from the main four boys to all of the minor characters including Officer Barbrady and Satan, were there in the stands.
The Denver Broncos NFL team regularly feature during the show’s episodes
South Park is set in a fictionalized version of a real place in the state of Colorado, which the Broncos call home.
It’s creators, Matt Stone and Trey Parker are also die hard Broncos fans right with the team frequently appearing or being mentioned in several episodes.
The pair both grew up in Colorado and met at the University of Colorado, Boulder which is where they came up with the idea for South Park.
On Wednesday, South Park will premiere its first ever hour-long ‘Pandemic Special.’
The cartoon’s Twitter account twisted the shows lyrics to include the city of Denver
The upper level of one end zone of Empower Field at Mile High was filled with characters
There were more than 1,800 cutouts attending the game alongside about 5,700 actual human fans in a stadium that normally holds 76,000 spectators