Mr. Shickadance: Ventuura.
Ace Ventura: [whispering] Yes, Satan? [turns around] Oh, I'm sorry, sir. You sounded like someone else.
Mr. Shickadance: Never mind the wisecracks, Ventura. [coughs in Ace's face]...You owe me rent.The Landlord that hates tenants, and they especially hate the protagonist whom they consider a no-good scum of the earth. Similarly to Nosy Neighbor, this character is always on the look--out to catch the protagonist doing something against the house rules. Pretty much anything below being a model tenant will earn their scorn and an infuriated visit to their apartment: making a noise, coming home too late, bringing another person home etc. A common trope is that the character is late with the house-rent, and has to argue at lenght with the landlord to be allowed a few days' respite. A subtrope of Landlord. Compare the Cranky Neighbor. Examples: