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Who is Eric Cartman's father?

It's his mother, Liane Cartman. The episode is a 2 parter from Season 2 and near the end of the second part ("Cartman's Mom Is Still a Dirty Slut") in the hospital that Dr. Alphonse Mephesto was ...
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Who is Eric Cartman's father?

Since you are still at season 10, this will be a spoiler for you. It is explained in season 14 episode 201 that Jack Tenorman (who was a player on the Denver Broncos) is his father. When Eric's mother ...
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Kenny stopped dying. Why?

Quite simply, the creators grew tired of killing him off every episode. While it was initially fun thinking up new ways for him to die, after several seasons Parker and Stone found it to be ...
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What did Cartman mean here by Rainbows?

According to several fan forums, like this one, Cartman's rant has its origins in something Matt and Trey encountered: The Rainbow sequence with Cartman does not refer to anything. Believe it or ...
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Is there a certain comedian this South Park episode is referencing?

The cigarette he waves around, the crass misogynistic humor and intentionally insulting his audience until they leave the theater is all Andrew Dice Clay (only instead of the greaser look and NY ...
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What did Cartman mean here by Rainbows?

The script that you posted touches on your exact question: Stan: What were you talking about? Stan is asking the exact same question as you. Cartman: Huh? Oh, nothing, forget it. And that's ...
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What would happen if a show would remove its disclaimer?

That disclaimer -- at least the real version you usually see at the end of movies -- is called the all persons fictitious disclaimer. (The one that South Park uses is slightly different, see below.) ...
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How did South Park achieve to match the outcome of the 2016 presidential election?

South Park's production process is well-known, you'll only need to watch the documentary 6 Days to Air: The film follows the show's hectic, rushed six-day production schedule, in which a 22-minute ...
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In South Park S7E6 "Li'l Crime Stoppers", why does Cartman stick up for Kyle?

Cartman isn't as fixed about his friends/enemies as other characters are. If anything, Cartman is the most capable (of all the characters) to switch his opinion based on what benefits him. Using the "...
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Did the creators of the show say anything about the depiction of God?

It's just a satire show and no need to dig much deep. Trey Parker and Matt Stone have repeatedly shown that they are not much religious in various interviews: Stone, who was raised Jewish, says he'...
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What is the meaning or symbolism of people giving Money to Tweek and Craig for being gay?

Are the creators trying to say that in liberal society, you can be rewarded for being gay? A complete reversal of what was the social stigma of being gay, that now you can rewarded, which crosses the ...
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Member Berries in South Park

I didn't find any official sources from Parker and Stone about this, but from what I understood, Member Berries refer to a current trend of people saying that life was better in the past (90s kids ...
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Why is Eric wearing the "Token's life matters" shirt?

Token is the name of the black boy. That boy is a... TOKEN. He is the only black boy in the community. And as Kevin Hart said in SNL: having just ONE black friend make you more racist than not having ...
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Which came first - Chef's Chocolate Salty, or Schweddy Balls?

That discussion forum was right about the dates. The original air date for Chef's Chocolate Salty Balls is August 19 1998. Episode of Saturday Night Live with Schweddy Balls aired on December 12 ...
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Why did the South Park movie make fun of Mahatma Gandhi?

South Park is a comedy animated show and they throw satire on everything they can. Here is a list of subjects they made fun about. For this matter, many religions and sects believe that only with ...
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Travel between South Park and Canada

It is fiction and need not to be taken literally. It only means that they travelled to some distant place. Generally, they cut down the scenes through editing because there is nothing happens during ...
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Why exactly did Cartman let Kyle in on his voting scandal in Obama Wins?

Cartman was letting Kyle to get external help only to get him fooled. Similar to Cow boy and the Tiger story. From what happens in the episode, we can assume that Cartman had two plans to execute. ...
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Why does PC Principal crosses his arms in this way?

Some people cross their arms like that. Supposedly it shows a superior attitude. https://www.indiabix.com/body-language/arm-barriers-gestures/
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What is the meaning or symbolism of people giving Money to Tweek and Craig for being gay?

I think the adults are trying to buy their way out of an awkward conversation on a modern social topic without having to admit their ignorance. "Atta boy!" or give'em cash are the only positive tools ...
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What's the source of Mark Zuckerberg's lines in South Park S21E04 ("Franchise Prequel")

I would presume that it's actually Zuckerberg's voice from an unrelated audio recording. Nope, it's Trey Parker's voice. The low quality is deliberately applied to the recording. The lines are not ...
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Why do some people believe Cartman genuinely cares for Kyle?

Similar to BCdotWEB, I'm a bit on the fence of whether there's an underlying valid question. However, you stipulated what part you specifically want an answer on: Why do some people believe Cartman ...
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Tweek x Craig - Japanese people deciding who is homosexual

Craig's father isn't voicing a stereotype. He's comically making a completely wrong conclusion based on the show's events. Basically: The asian girls drew Japanese art. Lets assume for now that the ...
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Was Cartman's saving of Kyle in imaginationland and smug-alert selfish?

Yes, Cartman's motivations were inherently selfish. Cartman revived Kyle in Imaginationland in order to continue his humiliation rather than a true concern for his wellbeing. It's important to ...
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Is the orange coat guy getting killed a reference to South Park's Kenny?

Since there's at least one explicit reference in Chappie to South Park it's well worth trying to make a connection. Even though the following does not address the Kenny reference it does give general ...
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Canon reason that Ned is no longer on South Park

We can see him again in the episode Where My Country Gone? (S19E02) aired the September 23, 2015.
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How did South Park achieve to match the outcome of the 2016 presidential election?

They failed on this particular episode. They planned a Clinton victory and had to rewrite a few scenes to make it match with Trump's victory. But for Obama's election, they had better luck back in ...
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Why do the other kids remain friends with Cartman?

I wouldn't say that Cartman is anyone's friend, but the rest of the kids tolerate him being around. The best proof of that comes from their response, when Cartman wants to go to Somalia to join the ...
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What is the meaning or symbolism of people giving Money to Tweek and Craig for being gay?

People tend to forget that South Park is a satirical show which draws heavily from reality and the makers really like to point out certain trends and fads. Since Season 19 also breaks with the ...
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Where does the "One of us! One of us!" chant originate?

It originated in the move Freaks (1932), but was actually popularized by The Ramones in the song 'Pinhead'.
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