History Characters / TheLeagueOfGentlemen

26th Feb '17 8:42:03 AM crowbers
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* EvilTeacher

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* EvilTeacherFoeRomanceSubtext: With Pauline. [[spoiler:They even end up passionately kissing in the stage show.]]
* SadistTeacher
26th Feb '17 8:32:36 AM crowbers
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->Mark Gatiss



->Mark Gatiss

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->Mark Gatiss* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: He's unable to concentrate on anything beyond a few seconds.
* {{Gonk}}: Even by [[GrotesqueGallery Royston Vasey]] standards, Mickey isn't easy on the eye.
* ManChild: Mickey seems to have the cognitive abilities of a 4 or 5 year old, as well as having the same interests in diggers and drawings done in crayon.



* ThePigpen



* TyrantTakesTheHelm


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* TyrantTakesTheHelm

EvilCounterpart: A middle-aged, overweight AmbiguouslyGay woman with anger issues and dodgy lipstick, Cathy is basically Pauline with the small amount of humanity stripped away.
* EvilTeacher
* TyrantTakesTheHelm: She manages to do this even after Pauline's time as restart officer, running the course in a much more abusive and dehumanising way than before.

26th Feb '17 6:53:53 AM crowbers
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An attendee of Pauline's restart, he is often the target of her bullying, as his good education and self esteem annoys her.


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Another attendee of the restart, childlike, braindead and unemployable Mickey is Pauline's good-natured lackey.


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!Cathy Carter-Smith
->Reese Shearsmith
Another restart officer and Pauline's nemesis.
*TyrantTakesTheHelm

24th Dec '16 3:57:16 AM crowbers
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* ArtisticLiscenceBiology: She is apparently able to get pregnant and bear children.

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* ArtisticLiscenceBiology: ArtisticLicenceBiology: She is apparently able to get pregnant and bear children.
24th Dec '16 3:52:47 AM crowbers
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!Barbara Dixon
->Steve Pemberton (voice only)

Owner and driver of "Bab's Cabs", Barbara is a chatty and friendly cabbie who likes nothing more than to regale her customers with the latest news of her gender transitioning in graphic detail. She finally gets what she calls "the chop" at the end of Series One, but unfortunately her surgeon is Mr Chinnery, and the outcome isn't so good.

* ArtisticLiscenceBiology: She is apparently able to get pregnant and bear children.
* HairyGirl: Not a fan of hair removal, Babs proudly displays a thick thatch on her chest.
* LadyLooksLikeADude: Barbara is cursed with a very masculine body, copious body hair and a gruff, gravelly voice.
* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: Not to be confused with the Musical Theatre star Barbara Dixon.
* SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan: She's looking for love and [[spoiler:finds it in the arms of David, the Tattsyrup's horrifying son.]]
* TooMuchInformation: She loves to chat about the various challenges and tribulations of transitioning, not recognising that it makes her passengers squirm with discomfort.
* Transsexual: Barbara is a Male to Female transgendered person, but after the ambiguous results of her operation, she's not sure which category she falls into.


24th Dec '16 3:18:54 AM crowbers
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* InsistentTerminology: The illegal and appallingly immoral food he sells is only ever called "The Special Stuff". What is actually is can only be speculated on.

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* ICantBelieveItsNotHeroin: Briss is, for all intents and purposes, a very dangerous drug lord who happens to deal in meats instead of narcotics. It's not revealed if the Special Stuff produces a high, but is apparently so delicious it's highly addictive.
* InsistentTerminology: The illegal and appallingly immoral food he sells under the counter is only ever called "The Special Stuff". What is actually is can only be speculated on.


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* ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections: He is protected by the police, the council and many other powerful individuals, as he supplies them all with his product.
24th Dec '16 3:11:01 AM crowbers
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* BestialityIsDepraved: Mrs Briss is revealed to be a Jersey cow.
* EvilTastesGood: The reason why he was able to get all the pillars of Vasey in on his racket. They just can't get enough of the Special Stuff.



* InstistentTerminology: The illegal and appallingly immoral food he sells is only ever called "The Special Stuff". What is actually is can only be speculated on.

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* InstistentTerminology: InsistentTerminology: The illegal and appallingly immoral food he sells is only ever called "The Special Stuff". What is actually is can only be speculated on.
24th Dec '16 3:04:06 AM crowbers
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Royston Vaseys' resident butcher and self-proclaimed "Purveyor of fine Meats". His status as a respectable businessman has earned him some considerable standing in the community, but there seems to be a dark undercurrent to his nature...

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Royston Vaseys' resident butcher and self-proclaimed "Purveyor of fine Meats". His status as a respectable businessman has earned him some considerable standing in the community, but there seems to be a dark undercurrent to his nature...business practices...



* SoftSpokenSadist: Briss rarely raises his voice above a slightly few whisper. When he shouts you know it's SeriousBusiness.

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*InstistentTerminology: The illegal and appallingly immoral food he sells is only ever called "The Special Stuff". What is actually is can only be speculated on.
*ImAHumanitarian: A common misconception. His Special Stuff is not human meat, it's something much, much worse.
*Really700YearsOld: According to the character biography in Series 1, Briss says that his age "spans great oceans of time".
* SoftSpokenSadist: Briss rarely raises his voice above a slightly few fey whisper. When he shouts you know it's SeriousBusiness.
24th Dec '16 2:57:57 AM crowbers
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!Hilary Briss
->Mark Gatiss
Royston Vaseys' resident butcher and self-proclaimed "Purveyor of fine Meats". His status as a respectable businessman has earned him some considerable standing in the community, but there seems to be a dark undercurrent to his nature...
*ExtremeOmnivore: He seems to consider sheep's eyes a tasty snack. But he doesn't go so far as to sample the Special Stuff... someone has to stay in control.
*FauxAffablyEvil: With his quaint shopfront, muttonchop sideburns and wide smile, Briss seems to cultivate a jolly, amiable image, but this veneer is paper thin and it's not too difficult to see the sociopath lurking beneath.
*SoftSpokenSadist: Briss rarely raises his voice above a slightly few whisper. When he shouts you know it's SeriousBusiness.



->Mark Gatis
The long suffering and ever kind vet of Royston Vasey. Unfortunately he has a habit of accidently killing any animal he happens to go near.
* AccidentalMurder: Even when he's NOT called to a sick animal (just ask that poor Jack Russell who was accidently caught on the back of his bike and pulled around until....... *shudders*)
* BreakTheCutie: Every animal that he accidently kills takes its toll and he slowly breaks down throughout the series.

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->Mark Gatis
Gatiss
The long suffering and ever kind vet of Royston Vasey. Unfortunately he has a habit of accidently accidentally killing any animal he happens to go near.
* AccidentalMurder: Even when he's NOT called to attend a sick animal (just ask that poor Jack Russell who was accidently accidentally caught on the back of his bike and pulled around until....... *shudders*)
bike...)
* BreakTheCutie: Every animal that he accidently accidentally kills takes its toll and he slowly breaks down throughout the series.



* FriendToAllLivingThings: Until he kills them.... yes
* CatchPhrase: Please sit down, I have some rather upsetting news....
* KindlyVet: Considering he works as a vet... yes I'd say he would fit under this trope...

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* FriendToAllLivingThings: Until he kills them.... yes
them...
* CatchPhrase: Please "Please sit down, I have some rather upsetting news....
news...."
* KindlyVet: Considering he works as a vet... yes I'd say he would fit under this trope...
He's perhaps the nicest character in all of Vasey. He is also an excellent vet in theory, but his cursed nature leads to one appalling incident after another.
8th Dec '16 12:21:10 PM FF32
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* ITakeExceptionToThatLastOne:

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