NEW YORK, October 2, 2008 — Enclosed is a dozen of Eric Theodore Cartman’s most important teachings. They are designed to help you, his disciples, navigate your way through today’s difficult world. Only an adoption and strict adherence to these lessons will allow you to live your life the way Eric Theodore Cartman would want you to. Released via COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment, “South Park: The Cult of Cartman” DVD arrives in stores nationwide on Tuesday, October 7 and will also be available at shop.comedycentral.com
“South Park: The Cult of Cartman” DVD is a double-disc set packaged like a cult handbook. It features 12 uncensored episodes all centering on everyone’s favorite leader, Eric Cartman. Also, for the first time ever, Cartman pontificates an original life lesson for each episode. Inside the DVD is an exclusive membership card to The Eric Theodore Cartman Society and a sticker. Three episodes are new to DVD: “Tonsil Trouble,” “Eek A P****!” and “Super Fun Time.” The rest of the episodes include: “Scott Tenorman Must Die,” Awesom-O,” “The Death of Eric Cartman,” “Cartoon Wars Part I,” “Cartoon Wars Part II,” “Le Petit Tourette,” “Cartmanland,” “Up the Down Steroid,” and “Ginger Kids.”
Fans can log onto www.southparkstudios.com/cult_of_cartman and enter the “Cult of Cartman” trivia contest for a chance to win $10,000 and other sweet prizes. Users will be able to get a sneak peek at three of Cartman’s life lessons, too.
Launched in 1997, “South Park” will kick off new episodes on Wednesday, October 8 and remains the highest-rated series on COMEDY CENTRAL. “South Park” regularly airs on Wednesdays at 10:00 p.m. and repeats Wednesdays at 12:00 a.m., Thursdays at 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. and Sundays at 10:00 p.m., 11:30 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
Trey Parker and Matt Stone are co-creators and executive producers of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning “South Park” with Anne Garefino as executive producer. “South Park’s” Web site is www.southparkstudios.com.
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