History Characters / NewsRadio

26th Jul '17 3:24:17 PM darkknight109
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%%* EvilSoundsDeep

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%%* EvilSoundsDeep* EvilSoundsDeep: As befits a character played by Patrick Warburton.
* NobleDemon: When he takes over Jimmy's company (including WNYX), as a small mercy he offers to give him back a single employee from the station. Jimmy surprises everyone by picking Johnny himself (which he could do, since Johnny explicitly made himself head of the station). Instead of vetoing the obvious LoopholeAbuse, Johnny congratulates Jimmy on his quick thinking and gives back his company (much to the surprise of everyone else).
26th Jul '17 3:14:01 PM darkknight109
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%%* LargeHam

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%%* LargeHam* LargeHam: In close competition with bill for the largest ham on the show.




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* UnmanlySecret: Joe is very concerned about maintaining his tough guy persona, and therefore does his best to hide his more caring side. When Jimmy James falls into a coma, Joe spends his turn to watch over him pouring his heart out to him, eventually holding his hand and later hugging him; when his co-workers walk in on him doing this, he immediately pretends to be explaining wrestling moves to the (still unconscious) Jimmy.
26th Jul '17 12:37:25 PM darkknight109
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* TheDanza: Dave Nelson, played by Dave Foley.



* TheDanza: Deliberately averted. Since they already had two characters sharing names with their actors (Dave and Joe), they decided to make Phil Hartman's character named "Bill" instead. Unfortunately the two names are similar enough that the cast still mixed them up on occasion.



* TheDanza: Joe Garelli played by Joe Rogan.
26th Jul '17 12:36:55 PM darkknight109
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Added DiffLines:

* TheDanza: Dave Nelson, played by Dave Foley.


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* TheDanza: Deliberately averted. Since they already had two characters sharing names with their actors (Dave and Joe), they decided to make Phil Hartman's character named "Bill" instead. Unfortunately the two names are similar enough that the cast still mixed them up on occasion.


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* TheDanza: Joe Garelli played by Joe Rogan.
23rd Jul '17 2:12:27 PM nombretomado
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* {{Kawaisa}}: Dave is an in-universe example of [[{{Moe}} cuteness]], much to his frustration and chagrin. He's rarely taken seriously as an authority figure because of his [[NaiveNewcomer inexperience]], [[IncorruptiblePurePureness idealism]] and [[FunSize boyishness]] -- the others largely agree that he looks like a fourteen-year-old in a business suit. A child visiting the station once calls him "the little boy in the blue suit".
** In one episode, Bill calls a 911 dispatcher to pretend that Dave is his "little boy Davey" and had just made a prank call. When Dave calls back, he has to tell them, "I am not a bad little boy!"
** In episode 57, Dave tries to fool Andrea's polygraph test to make her think he's got a criminal record, but the test reveals he's never even thought about shoplifting, and Andrea calls him the cutest thing. He snaps back, "I am '''not''' the cutest thing!" and the polygraph goes off. Jimmy enters as Dave storms out, then Jimmy says to Andrea, "Ain't he the cutest thing?"
8th Jun '17 6:33:11 AM jormis29
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!!Max Louis (Jon Lovitz)

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!!Max Louis (Jon Lovitz)
(Creator/JonLovitz)
24th Jan '17 5:49:01 PM Eagal
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* YouLookFamiliar: Lovitz had previously played a mental patient in the hospital Bill was committed to in "Our Fiftieth Episode" and the jumper in "Jumper."

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* YouLookFamiliar: Lovitz had previously played a mental patient in the hospital Bill was committed to in "Our Fiftieth Episode" and the jumper in "Jumper."
24th Jan '17 5:48:47 PM Eagal
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* DeadpanSnarker
* HiddenDepths[=/=]NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: His continually growing list of secret talents was a mild RunningGag (though mostly [[CompressedVice contained]] in the episode "Stupid Holiday Charity Talent Show"). He speaks Spanish, can tapdance, was involved in 4H, starred in ''Theater/{{Grease}}'' in high school, sang in an a cappella group in college, and can throw knives [[{{Ventriloquism}} and his voice]].

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker
* HiddenDepths[=/=]NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: HiddenDepths: His continually growing list of secret talents was a mild RunningGag (though mostly [[CompressedVice contained]] in the episode "Stupid Holiday Charity Talent Show"). He speaks Spanish, can tapdance, was involved in 4H, starred in ''Theater/{{Grease}}'' in high school, sang in an a cappella group in college, and can throw knives [[{{Ventriloquism}} and his voice]].



** Also an ActorAllusion; Dave Nelson's massive quantities of coffee consumption are based on Dave Foley's own.
* NiceGuy

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** Also an ActorAllusion; Dave Nelson's massive quantities of coffee consumption are based on Dave Foley's own.
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%%* NiceGuy



* OnlySaneEmployee
* StraightMan
* TeamMom

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* %%* OnlySaneEmployee
* %%* StraightMan
* %%* TeamMom



* {{Workaholic}}

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* %%* {{Workaholic}}



* SmallNameBigEgo
* TheCharacterDiedWithHim: Depressingly.

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* SmallNameBigEgo
* TheCharacterDiedWithHim: Depressingly.
%%* SmallNameBigEgo



* BrainyBrunette

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* %%* BrainyBrunette



* DeadpanSnarker
* GoGetterGirl

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker
* %%* GoGetterGirl



* HotScoop

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* %%* HotScoop



* AlliterativeName, RepetitiveName



* CloudCuckoolander

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* %%* CloudCuckoolander



* LargeHam

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* %%* LargeHam



* SouthernFriedGenius

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* RepetitiveName: James James
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SouthernFriedGenius



* BareYourMidriff: Often.
* DeadpanSnarker
* FieryRedhead
* MotorMouth

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* BareYourMidriff: Often.
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Many of her outfits are this.
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DeadpanSnarker
* %%* FieryRedhead
* %%* MotorMouth



* AdultChild
* ButtMonkey

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* %%* AdultChild
* %%* ButtMonkey



* TheDitz

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* %%* TheDitz



* TheFashionista
* HotScoop

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* %%* TheFashionista
* %%* HotScoop



* AlliterativeName, RepetitiveName: As befits Jimmy James's nemesis.
* CorruptCorporateExecutive
* EvilSoundsDeep
* ObviouslyEvil
* PokeThePoodle: Dave unhesitatingly uses the term "evil" when he finds out Johnny's real intentions, and everyone else later adopts it. [[CardCarryingVillain Even Johnny doesn't object to it.]]

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* AlliterativeName, RepetitiveName: As befits Jimmy James's nemesis.
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%%* CorruptCorporateExecutive
* %%* EvilSoundsDeep
* %%* ObviouslyEvil
* PokeThePoodle: Dave unhesitatingly uses the term "evil" when he finds out Johnny's real intentions, and everyone else later adopts it. [[CardCarryingVillain Even Johnny doesn't object to it.]]]]
* RepetitiveName: As befits Jimmy James's nemesis, his name, Johnny Johnson, is repetitive.
19th Dec '16 3:08:42 PM Discar
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* AManIsNotAVirgin: He is, until "The Real Deal." When Dave finds this out, he drops his supportive facade and openly laughs at him: "You're twenty-eight!"
** NerdsAreVirgins: {{Subverted|Trope}} in that losing his virginity doesn't make him even slightly less nerdy.

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* AManIsNotAVirgin: He is, until "The Real Deal." When Dave finds this out, he drops his supportive facade and openly laughs at him: "You're twenty-eight!"
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NerdsAreVirgins: {{Subverted|Trope}} in that losing his virginity doesn't make him even slightly less nerdy.
1st Dec '16 2:50:24 PM Mdumas43073
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* MsFanservice: Not to the same extent as Beth, but she did wear some ridiculously low-cut tops.

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* MsFanservice: Not to the same extent as Beth, but she did wear some ridiculously low-cut tops.tops and typically [[ShesGotLegs showed a lot of leg]].
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