Late 30's-Early 40's
Alan Matthews (Father)
- He mentally refers to himself as Kyle.
- In The Last Temptation of Cory, Eric thinks his middle name is Neil. By Everybody Loves Stuart, he seems to think it is Jonathan, while Jack states it is Randall.
- Eric frequently has trouble with the word niche, mixing it up with "niece."
- In Eric Hollywood, he says "niece" when he means "niche."
- In I'm Gonna Be Like You, Dad, Eric again uses "niece" when he means "niche."
- In Seven the Hard Way (as Plays With Squirrels), he uses the word "niche" when he means "niece."
- After the second two times, Eric indicated that Mr. Feeny, who had corrected him, had been drinking.
- Eric prefers not to wear pants, as demonstrated in The Witches of Pennbrook and Hogs and Kisses.
- Eric is an Ansel Adams fan.
- When he was 15, Eric put a waffle in the computer, breaking it
- In The Truth About Honesty, he mentions to his date that he is Batman. This relates to the fact that Will Friedle was the voice of Batman in real life.
- Eric mentions numerous times he wants to be a weatherman.