In response to Finnegan and Alex (I wrote this a couple of years ago, but it is still essentially true):
Get thee to a Television!
“Whatever, I do what I want!” No, those are not the words of an 800-pound gorilla, although I do wonder how much Eric Cartman actually weighs. The big-boned fourth grader is the speaker in this case, but his words are really the rallying cry for the show in which he stars, Comedy Central’s brilliant animated comedy
The most amazing thing is that
The best thing about the show, whose four stars are a group of fourth-graders in the small town of
Much like The Simpsons,
South Park may be crude on the surface, both in animation and in language, but this roughness around the edges actually belies the sharp and intelligent writing.