Voiced By Alex Walsh (series) and Charlie Schlatter (pilot)
The main protagonist of the series, Chris Kirkman is The Bravest Warriors' good natured and courageous, if sometimes just a bit too emotional, leader. The kindest of the four members, he has a crush on his best friend Beth, although he Cannot Spit It Out no matter how hard he tries. His sticker pet is a bumblebee. In "Lavarinth", it's revealed that Chris will eventually grow up to be The Emotion Lord, an Emotion Lord with exceptional, if somewhat confusing powers. "Ultra Wankershim" indicates that he may not always be with Beth in the future. His powers continue to develop throughout the season, being partially awakened in "Cereal Master".His character is expanded upon greatly throughout Season 2: He is destined to share a life-changing kiss with Beth in "Merewif Tag", signalling the start of their relationship. However, this is ruined when he spends time with Plum and eventually kisses her instead, missing his date with Beth and the beginning of their relationship. These events are what gradually turns Chris into the Emotion Lord. In "The Parasox Pub", Chris meets a group of his future selves, and due to his inability to kill an innocent emotion lord named Pudding Town, he cuts off the last available path for his future, meaning he is trapped into the one where Danny marries Beth and Chris ends up alone and insane. However, in the end of the episode, Chris has opens up a whole new path through the timeline, possible giving him, and by extension, The Emotion Lord, a second chance with Beth.
Anime Hair: Granted, it's not as extreme as other cases, but it's still noticeable.
Bee Bee Gun: While its combat applications seem limited compared to the others' animals, it's not useless.
Future Me Scares Me: While Chris isn't "scared" of the Emotion Lord, per-se, it takes until the end of "Lavarinth" for him to accept that the he and the Emotion Lord are one and the same. It becomes this trope in full in "Parasox Pub."
Green-Eyed Monster: In the comics story "Dating Pool" he sees Beth flirting with another guy. Triggering his emotion lord powers.....
My God, What Have I Done?: In the comics after Trashing the dating pool with his emotion lord powers due to seeing Beth flirt with another guy, then thrashing the guy with Danny's beard. Not to mention letting the villain of the week get away.
Not Distracted by the Sexy: When he switches bodies with Plum in "Merewif Tag" he looks right past her bosom. He was more fascinated with her "Clappy little pig hands."
Oblivious to Love: Ironically in "Merewif Tag", when he and Plum switches bodies, he gets a lot of attention from a bunch of male merwifs and tries to give one of them Plum's phone number. When Plum tells him not to give her number away, Chris ensures her that they want to hang out as friends.
Screw Destiny: In "The Parasox Pub", he outright refuses to accept his future selves claims he's doomed to be a crazy lonely old man for most of his life and forges his own path.
A Taste of Power: Played With. He gets his emotion lord powers for a brief period, but all he gets is X-Ray Vision before Plum removes the peach pit giving him the powers
In "Cereal Master" Chris uses his emotion powers again to make sure he could get the cereals the way Beth liked and also implied that his feelings for Beth are one of the sources of his emotional powers.
He uses his powers again in "Ultra Wankershim" to see a vision of the future.
In the comics story "The Dating Pool" (Originally meant to be Episode 3 of Season 2) he learns he can read minds. He also trashes the place when he sees Beth flirting with someone else.
The Team Normal: Alone out of the team, he doesn't really seem to have any shown proficiency in science. However, he is an Emotion Lord, so he's way more powerful than the rest of his team.
White Male Lead: Danny is Hispanic, Beth is Asian and Wallow is black, but Chris is white and the leader.
Friend to All Children: Forms a friendship with Jelly Kid in "Memory Donk" and tries to save him alongside other kids in "Mexican Touchdown" and, in the comics first arc, not only is he the one we see taking care of the clown children's, he manages to overcome his fear of clown by interacting with them.
Heroic BSOD: Thrice in season 2. First in Mexican Touchdown when Plum rejects him, causing him to suicidally rush the Monster of the Week, again in Jelly Kid Forever after Jelly Kid's death, refusing to accept it happened, and finally during Season of the Worm/Season of the Mitch where he feels immense guilt for Wallow losing his arm. The last one couldn't have happened at a worse time and it takes Beth coming under threat of becoming the Aeon Worm's bride to snap him out of it.
Apocalypse Maiden: She's a threat to all life and is entirely unaware of it. In "Season of the Mitch", it's revealed that only she can bear the Aeon Worm's offspring, which will devour the universe while the Aeon Worm remains in the See-Through Zone. Her father summons the worm so that it may brainwash and mate with Beth, but Danny puts an end to this just in time.
Bi the Way: In the comics, apparently. She goes looking for people to smooch and ends up getting smooched by both Wallow and a female assassin who was sent to kill them.
Interspecies Romance: Prefers them according to Word of God. So far he's dated Gale in-series and has been seen dating or making out with a two headed giant kitten, a would-be assassin and a random alien girl at the dating pool.
Life or Limb Decision: Beth hacks his arm off in "Season of the Worm" to prevent him from being humped into another dimension.
And he is part cat, as evidenced when it's revealed he beheaded Jelly Kid in "Jelly Kid Forever".
Breakout Character: Good god yes. Normally all the fun little side characters were just one-shot characters appearing in their respective episodes. Catbug, meanwhile, has went on to assume unofficial mascot status.
Big Damn Heroes: Comes out of literally nowhere to save Beth in the Season 2 premiere.
As a baby, he has the form of an insectoid larva, was discovered in the same garden as the Aeon Worm, and his massive, slimy pupal form seems to indicate relation to the Aeon Worm, explaining his dimension-jumping.
No Indoor Voice: Again, his voice actor is 6, so he has a child's level of volume control.
Older than They Look: Despite what his short size and 6-year-old voice might indicate, he's actually 10 years old (potentially older, depending on his larval lifespan).
Shoo Out the Clowns: Is only present in "The Parasox Pub" for the Emotion Lord to possess and isn't at all present in the two part season finale after being fairly prominent for most of the season. Unsurprisingly, the episodes are the darkest the series has gotten so far.
Reality Ensues: In "Jelly Kid Forever", he gruesomely kills Jelly Kid to "catch him for Danny" and is rather cheerful about it the next morning, reminding us that as cute as he may be, he's still part-cat.
Beth's childhood horse who has been paralysed since he discovered the meaning of the universe at least 10 years ago. He appears at the end of the episode "Catbug". In "Aeon Worm", he and Beth enter the See-Through Zone and finds himself finally able to speak aloud to Beth and move through telekinesis. Eventually, however, he pulls a Heroic Sacrifice to allow Beth to escape the See-Through Zone.However, in "Season of the Mitch", he is revealed to still be alive, and possesses Hamster Mitch to save Beth from Ralph Waldo Pickle Chips. He is shown again, back in his own body, at the end of the episode.
And I Must Scream: He has been paralyzed, yet retains complete cognizant. He manages to overcome this psychically in the Zone, although by the end of the episode, he has succumbed to eternally fighting the Aeon Worm to keep Beth safe.
Subverted in "Season of the Mitch", where he is seen alive and well and saves up just in time to save the day.
Humble Hero: Discovered the meaning of the universe and can see through eternity, developed psychic abilities in the see through zone and was able to keep The Aeon Worm busy, if not actually draw him into a stalemate and yet, in his own words, "he is just a horse".
A mysterious being made of jelly that creates toast. Danny befriends him during a period of amnesia, but he escapes through the window by the end of that episode. He isn't seen again until "Mexican Touchdown", where Danny rescues him from the intergalactic pound. After his death in "Jelly Kid Forever", he was resurrected and left the group.
Disney Death: Despite being beheaded by Catbug in "Jelly Kid Forever", he returns to life by the end of that episode.
From a Single Cell: His entire species is able to regenerate from any injury, provided that an immortality-inducing force doesn't get in the way of his body's natural processes. He's even able to survive being beheaded by Catbug and rotting for several days.
Ungrateful Bastard: No matter how nice Danny is to him, he always ditches him, even after he brings him back to life in "Jelly Kid Forever".
The Voiceless: Only ever makes a "pshoo!" noise whenever he summons a piece of toast.
Walking Spoiler: His appearance in Season 2 is initially treated as a big twist.
What Happened to the Mouse?: Isn't seen after "Memory Donk" until "Mexican Touchdown, where he plays a part in Season 2, for a couple of episodes at least.
Friends, Allies and Other Peeps
The Emotion Lord
The Emotion Lord/Chris Kirkman
Voiced by Breehn Burns
"If you kids don't want my help, I'll just take my good looks and my country pork rinds back to the bus stop! Pretend I was never here!"
A crazy old man who, as is typical for an Emotion Lord, can bend time and space to his will. He's actually a 200-year old Chris from the future.
Batman Gambit: Uses a complicated one in Gas-Powered Stick: he gives Impossibear the titular stick then when Impossibear later tires of it and throws it, it turns into a tree with a peach which Chris eats, with its pit lodging itself in Chris' head, giving Chris his Emotion Lord powers.
A merewif who lives in the lake surrounding the Warriors' invisible base and their closest friend.
Ambiguously Bi: She is not above making out with her double in the comics.
Ascended Extra: In the comics, appearing in the first two arcs and in Season Two of the show from "Mexican Touchdown" onwards.
Demoted to Extra: Stopped appearing in the comic regularly after the first two arcs, though she finally came back in issue 14 of the comic.
Beware the Nice Ones: Sweet, if somewhat overly honest and out of sorts with the Warriors way of doing things, but in only two apperances thus far she's been the only being to rattle The Emotion Lord at all in "Gas-Powered Stick" and gone One-Winged Angel, easily defeating the villain of the week in "Mexican Touchdown".
Brutal Honesty: Tells Danny she's not attracted to him at all in "Mexican Touchdown" after he spends an entire episode getting himself horribly maimed to impress her.
Cruel to Be Kind: In "Merewif Tag" she sabotages Beth and Chris's relationship under orders from The Concierge, telling her that it is for the best.
Laser-Guided Amnesia: Has the ability to make people forget things due to being part memory donk. This ability is demonstrated in issue 14 of the comic and in "Mexican Touchdown, where she uses said ability on Danny.
Our Mermaids Are Different: She's a merwif, a race of aliens who have a lot of similarities to mermaids. She can switch between your standard mermaid tail while in water and a pair of legs while on land.
She can also Transform into a multitenticaled, memory erasing, One-Winged Angel form. Though as it turns out, that is due to her being part memory donk
Painting the Medium: Her second personality's text is done in an old fashioned font in the comics.
Pet the Dog: After rejecting Danny and seeing him suicidally rush forward due to "not having any reason to live anymore" in "Mexican Touchdown", she leaps in to save him with her One-Winged Angel form, erases his memory of her doing it, then gives him all the credit for the victory.
The Pollyanna: She's extremely cheerful and so far has only been anything but twice: when Impossibear whacks her legs with his Gas-Powered Stick for no reason and when she glares at the Emotion Lord.
Although, that second one may have been her other personality...
Punny Name: Her name might or might not be a play on "Plumb the Depths"... more likely, it's just to do with her purple colour scheme.
Running Gag: Guys noticing her "clappy little pig hands", which she responds with an annoyed expression.
Sharing a Body: With the ancient personality contained in her second brain.
A worshipper of the Aeon Worm and a man mysteriously referred to in the note Beth received from the Seethrough Zone. He's turns out to be Beth's father and the original leader of the Courageous Battlers. He sealed the Aeon Worm, along with countless other villains, in the See-Though Zone to begin with, but since then, he has fallen prey to the brainwashing of the Aeon Worm and becomes a mindless devotee.In "Hamster Priest",despite being locked up by Beth and the Bravest Warriors, he is revealed to be the Big Bad of Season 2, and has been brainwashing hamsters into joining his cult. He eventually faces off with Beth, Wallow and Danny in "Season of the Mitch", having created an army of hamsters and now with the Aeon Worm as his sticker pet. He is eventually defeated by Danny smashing apart the dome over his head with a stick.Keep in mind that the spoilers below may be from the comics as well as the web series.
Big Bad: He ends up being the main antagonist of Season 2 once he begins brainwashing the hamsters into his cult in "Hamster Priest".
Brainwashed: By the Aeon Worm, to the extent that he has to be locked up after Beth rescues him from the See-Though Zone.
More Than Mind Control: The comics reveal that he slowly but surely gave his will over to the worm, though he clearly was reluctant to use his daughter as a guinea pig. It's implied the worm's influence gradually overtook his.
Body Horror: In "Season of the Mitch" his face and body are covered in horrible blisters once he's made the worm his sticker pet.
Cult: He is the leader of one devoted to the Aeon Worm in "Aeon Worm" and has begun a new one with the hamsters in "Hamster Priest".
Deal with the Devil: The comics reveal that he let the Aeon Worm feed off Beth's emotions, and unbeknownst to Ralph at the time use her as his queen, in exchange for increasing Ralph's knowledge and bringing the Courageous Battlers to greatness.
Fallen Hero: As Beth's father, he was the former leader of the Courageous Battlers, but he's since been completely brainwashed by the Aeon Worm and now seeks to summon him.
The comics reveal that he was slowly led to the dark side by the worm, even giving him a way out of the See-Through Zone through Beth.
Knight of Cerebus: Granted, he still has his share of silly traits, but the episodes that feature him as the Big Bad, especially "Season of The Worm" and "Season of the Mitch", are some of the darkest in the series.
Religion of Evil: Runs one worshiping The Aeon Worm, though it's implied the worm brainwashes its worshippers. This is proven in "Hamster Priest" when Ralph Waldo Pickle Chips himself begins brainwashing the hamsters in his cell into the cult.
Walking Spoiler: Not so much his worship of the Aeon Worm but the fact he's Beth's father for "Aeon Worm" and the main villain of Season 2 for "Hamster Priest".
A horrifying Eldritch Abomination that was imprisoned in the See-Though Zone. Ralph Waldo Pickle Chips is currently trying to free it. It tried to escape at the end of "Aeon Worm", but was held back by The Paralysed Horse. Becomes Ralph Waldo Pickle Chips's sticker pet in "Season of the Mitch", but is ultimately stopped by the gang.
I Just Want to Have Friends: He's lonely from years of isolation and wants to make friends, but he doesn't realize that capturing people and controlling them isn't the best way to do so.
I Resemble That Remark: When Chris tells him that turning people into his puppets is disrespectful to life, he angrily replies that he is respectful to life and then uses Wallow to scratch his face because it's itchy.
Puppeteer Parasite: Literally, as he uses anyone he captures as a puppet and even does the voices himself.
Sealed Evil in a Can: Was exiled to an isolated asteroid the warriors stopped to pee on, due to being a threat to the universe.
Talking the Monster to Death: He easily overpowers Chris, the last of the warriors not held by the creature, so Chris opts for this and gives him the opportunity to leave and make real friends. Once the creature reveals that he was imprisoned on the asteroid for "crimes against the universe", however, Chris and the others immediately hightail it out of there.