His decisions are almost always driven by his own material or personal desires, and often feelings like sympathy or guilt are completely foreign to him, with the upmost rare, genuine exception. Cartman has often detailed his greatest desire since he was two years old, as being nothing less than ten million dollars, cash - and he is always willing to do whatever it takes, or to pursue any scheme, that will advance or achieve this end. No discussion of Eric Cartman can go by without covering his long and storied history of racial discriminatory behaviors, prejudice against various other groups, and other forms of bigotry. Taking responsibility for his actions is unnecessary when he can simply blame other groups for problems personal, local, national and even international in nature.
Eric Theodore Cartman
Eric Theodore Cartman, often referred to just by his surname,  is a main character in the animated television series South Park , created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker , and voiced by Parker. Cartman first appeared, originally in prototypical form in a animated short Jesus vs. Frosty , and a animated short Jesus vs. Cartman is an elementary school student who lives with his mother in the fictional town of South Park, Colorado , where he routinely has extraordinary experiences atypical of a small town. Cartman has been portrayed as aggressive , prejudiced , arrogant and narcissistic since his character's inception; Stone and Parker describe the character as "a little Archie Bunker ". These traits are significantly augmented in later seasons, particularly following the episode " Scott Tenorman Must Die ", as his character evolves and he begins to exhibit extremely psychopathic , sociopathic and manipulative behavior and also be depicted as highly intelligent , able to execute morally appalling plans and business ideas to get success, but most of his plans usually end up in defeat, mainly due to something or somebody ruining his plans. Cartman is considered to be the most popular and famous character on South Park. South Park has received both praise and criticism for Cartman's politically incorrect behavior. Prominent publications and television channels have included Cartman on their lists as one of the most iconic television and cartoon characters of all time. Garrison 's class.
Cartman is sometimes the main antagonist of an episode, for example " Trapper Keeper ". None of the other three main children really consider Cartman their friend and do not know why they started hanging out with him in the first place, but a certain form of unstable friendship ends up being born between them. However he is usually Kyle's first choice when he breaks his friendship with Stan.
See the gallery. When the boys decide to ignore Cartman, he assumes that he is dead, and enlists Butters to help him make up for his past sins. Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Sign In. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.