Eric [before Brian could continue talking, Eric interrupts him]  With this guy sitting on everyone's head, I wonder how he got his teaching degree. : Eric At his graduation ceremony, Billy, deciding that he is not fit for running a hotel company, announces he will pass Madison Hotels to Carl Alphonse, Brian's polite and loyal operations manager, and attend college in order to become a teacher. I'm sorry. Eric Gordon is the main antagonist of the 1995 comedy film Billy Madison. : Is he going to have a stupid party every time he passes a grade? Devlin Bowman | Billy Madison (1995) Bradley Whitford as Eric Gordon. "[9] Brian Lowry of Variety also gave the film a mixed review, saying "There are a few bursts of sheer, irresistible idiocy—along the lines of 'Wayne's World' or even 'Pee-wee's Big Adventure'—but not enough to sustain the more arid stretches. : Evil-doer The website's critical consensus reads, "Audiences who enjoy Adam Sandler's belligerent comic energy may find him in joyously obnoxious form as Billy Madison, but this thinly-plotted starring vehicle surrounds its star with an aggressively pedestrian movie. He threw one opponent out of the ring and hit a bunch of senior citizens. Finding this to be amusing, Eric accepts the challenge. The game progresses as Eric is given the chance to answer and potentially win. He kinda looks like someone I know. Those kids are my whole life! : I ate some Triscuit crackers in the car, you should have had some. Gee, you know somethin'? Nobody has any idea where he is. Billy was supposed to finish each grade within the two weeks or I get the company. Max, are you ready to cooperate with me? Then, Max, clad in his wrestling outfit, attempts to subdue Eric by slamming him down, but the attack fails to keep Eric down and he makes a final attempt to get revenge on Billy by turning his gun on Veronica. BlackmailAttempted murder : Eric Gordon is the main antagonist of the 1995 comedy film Billy Madison. Eric Eric is the undeniable villain of Billy Madison, but his feud with Billy (Sandler) is just the tip of the demonic iceberg. So you wouldn't want anything to happen that would make 'em think less of you? Manipulative Businessman. Uncle Donnie, Executive Vice President of Madison Hotels. [Billy Madison is having big party for passing 2nd grade]. No. Official Sites [referring to Max]  : : Eric, insulted points the gun at Billy, deciding if he can't have the company, neither should Billy. Coach Red Beaulieu | Shortly after enrolling into school, Billy becomes attracted to a teacher named Veronica Vaughn, who initially ignores him. Billy becomes popular among the third graders and begins to miss them as he advances through school. Winner will run the hotel. No, you can't do that to me. Principal Max Anderson Eric Gordon | Glenn Gulia | Did you fall asleep or did you pass out? The two finally compromise: Billy must complete all 12 grades in two-week intervals to prove he is competent enough to manage the company. Yeah, I did. Yes, Sir. [sarcastic laughter]  Cassius | : Shut up! Mr Madison will go first. Get outta here! No, sir. Rollo the Janitor : Eric Everyone cheers for this, except for Eric, who is very upset that he will never have the hotel business to himself. Lady Lisa | Pac-Man | : It was just a stunt! To spare his father from getting a lawsuit, Billy suggests challenging Eric to an academic decathlon that will determine his father's successor. : : "[10], Billy Mowbray of Film4 gave the film a positive review, writing: "When you get that Sandler's comedic persona is meant to be annoying, like Beavis and Butthead or Cartman, the laughs come thick and fast". Good. whooptieto. Hobby Shortly after enrolling into school, Billy becomes attracted to a third grade teacher named Veronica Vaughn, who initially is disgusted with Billy and finds his enrollment to be a distraction for the other students. : Brian Madison Nothing much, Billy. Carl: I'm sorry. : [6] Owen Gleiberman also panned the film, saying "By the end, you feel like a drill sergeant—you want to wipe that stupid grin off Sandler's face". He visits Billy's grade school principal, Max Anderson, and threatens to reveal his past as a professional wrestler. Then Madison Hotels is as good as mine! I've had to listen to your jawing for too long. Eric Carl, has anybody been able to find out anything about this Max guy? His grade school friends visit Max at his home and convince him to retract his accusations in public, much to Eric's anger.