When Officer Barbrady briefly resigned his police commission and the town fell into disarray, he deputized Cartman, Stan, Kyle and Kenny to help him figure out the Chickenlover case. Deputy Cartman became a star on TV's COPS and was carried away for a bit dealing with poor people, prostitution stings, and of course, Stan's Dad. He's no longer active on the force, now that Officer Barbrady can read.
- "EH! I am a COP, and you will RESPECT MY AUTHORITAH!"
- "Sir, step out of the car please." (Chickenlover)
- Chickenlover (s02e03)
- This is one of Cartman's most iconic costumes of ALL-TIME, spawning action figures, posters, T-Shirts, and other merchandise -- but it's only ever been on the show once.
- The boys were also deputized, this time as detectives, in "Lil' Crime Stoppers". It wouldn't be the last time Cartman would seek authoritah...
Myths & Legends
- When this episode was first airing promos, Cartman was depicted wielding a gun like Officer Barbrady, but it was changed to a nightstick before the episode premiered.