Eric Cartman: America's Favorite Little $@#&*% He's more bigoted than Archie Bunker, more short-tempered than Jackie Gleason, and much more trouble-prone than his animated precursor Fred Flintstone. NPR's Julie Rovner profiles South Park's wildly inappropriate fourth-grader.
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Eric Cartman: America's Favorite Little $@#&*%

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Eric Cartman: America's Favorite Little $@#&*%

Eric Cartman: America's Favorite Little $@#&*%

Eric Cartman: America's Favorite Little $@#&*%

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First cut's the deepest: South Park's pint-sized misanthrope stays close to the bone. Courtesy Comedy Central hide caption

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'Park' Central

Unforgettable moments from the regrettable career of Eric Cartman.

'Kick the Baby'

'Chili Con Carnival'

'Skinless Chicken'

'Are You HIV-Positive?'

Troubled kids: The scandal of South Park's debut landed creators Matt Stone (left) and Trey Parker on the cover of Newsweek. They've been upping the ante since. Michael Yarish/Comedy Central hide caption

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Troubled kids: The scandal of South Park's debut landed creators Matt Stone (left) and Trey Parker on the cover of Newsweek. They've been upping the ante since.

Michael Yarish/Comedy Central

The Proust Questionnaire

Cartman's Answers

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