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Eric Cartman, or simply Cartman is one of the three main protagonists as well as the main antagonist of the Comedy Central adult sitcom South Park.

Why He Rocks

  1. Eric is one of the most iconic South Park characters alongside the other members of the boys.
  2. He mispronounces things in a very funny way like "skewl", "Kahl", etc.
    • That even led his ex-girlfriend Heidi Turner act like that in S21.
    • Not only that, "BUT MIUUUUUUUM!"
  3. Eric's a pretty good role model on how NOT to act in such a manner.
  4. Like many of the South Park characters, he has a cute design.
  5. He is mischievous, yet funny.
  6. His rivalry with Butters.
  7. Eric's concept of being a modern-day Archie Bunker-like child is genius!
  8. Eric's alter-ego, The Coon is laughable, yet cool looking.

Bad Qualities

  1. As stated in GQ#2, he can be an asshole at times; in fact, it frequently suggested throughout the series that he is a psychopath.
  2. He is egotistical, mean-spirited, and spoiled.


  1. As mentioned in GQ#5, he taks cues from Archie Bunker.
  2. He is Trey Parker's and Matt Stone's favorite character, contrasting Pip Pirrip who is their least favorite.