Characters: Brickleberry

Characters from the Comedy Central animated show Brickleberry.

Steve Williams

Voiced by: David Herman

The show's main protagonist and person who won ranger of the month.

  • Abusive Parents: His father is implied to have robbed him of his money and beat his mom, then lied and said a ghost did it. Steve was in complete denial over it, even though it turns out his father is innocent and a ghost really did rob him and beat his mom.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Normally he's only seen interested in ladies. But at one point when he's trying to get Denzel off weed, Denzel says he'll suck his dick if he lets him have some. Steve tells him that he can suck his dick, but he's not giving him any weed. Then he spreads his legs. At another point, him and Denzel are forced to take part in bondage games and told to act like dogs. When Steve sniffs Denzel's butt, Denzel tells him that just because they were ordered to act like dogs doesn't mean he has to go that far. Steve was unaware that he had been asked to do anything.
  • Amusing Injuries: In "Steve's Bald" and "Crippleberry"
  • All Love Is Unrequited: Is shown to have a completely one sided crush on Ethel in season 2.
  • Butt Monkey: To a bigger extent than the other characters of the show, he's constantly subject to painful injuries and humiliation, mostly stemming from something stupid he did.
  • Broken Pedestal: Was traumatically exposed to the fact that his childhood idol Flamey The Bear was a drunken, drug addicted hedonistic asshole, though what broke him was when Flamey signed the back of his album ("Flamey the Bear: Jazz in Your Face") with the message, "I had fun fucking your girlfriend. Suck my dick, Flamey the Bear" and when Flamey confessed that he had sex with his mother the day he met him at the opening of a Winn-Dixie.
  • Fake Ultimate Hero: He pretends to be Big Foot in "Steve's Bald".
  • Hairstyle Inertia: Had the same haircut as a kid as he does as an adult, even though "Steve's Bald" revealed that he lost the hair on his head the day he hit puberty and had to wear a toupee through his teen years.
  • Jerkass: Big time.
  • Mr. Seahorse: When Ethel has their baby aborted, Steve pays Dr. Kuzniak to have the embroyo put in him. It turns out it was an ovarian cyst.
  • More Hypnotizable Than He Thinks: In one episode he visits a hypnotist to help him get over his fear of flying. He starts to say that he doubts someone with a will as strong as him can be hypnotized, but the hypnotist snaps his fingers and Steve is under before he can finish his sentence.
  • Narcissist: Is more into himself than women. Taken to extremes in Little Boy Malloy, where he hooks up with a school teacher who looks exactly like him, and acts like him.
  • Person of Mass Destruction
  • Spell My Name with a "The": Calls himself "The Steve" after taking steroids, and the other characters follow suit.
  • Teeny Weenie: Its been mentioned in several episodes that he has an abnormally small penis.
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist

Ethel Anderson

Voiced by: Kaitlin Olson in season one; season two, by Natasha Leggero

The sane, sometimes sensible, employee on the staff.

  • The Ace: Despite her alcoholism which got her fired from Yellowstone and temporarily got her fired from Brickleberry, she's still a better employee than everyone in the main cast.
  • Ax-Crazy: In "Steve's Bald" in which she becomes this to animals after blowing a deer's brains out.
  • The Lancer
  • Naked People Are Funny: In the first episode, she wore no pants while drunk. In another, she shows herself naked and drunk at a party to convince the public she's unsuited for public office due to her drinking problem
  • Not So Different: Despite being the only person in the park who does her job right, she's often shown to be just as crazy and dysfunctional as her coworkers, especially in season two.
  • Only Sane Employee: more like Only Competent Employee, though season two had her as base and depraved as everyone else.
  • Pink Means Feminine: She has a pink gun holster.

Malloy

Voiced by: Daniel Tosh

A bear cub who hangs out with the rangers. Was adopted by Head Ranger Woody Johnson after Steve ran over his parents and accidentally shot them while trying to run for help.

  • Ambiguously Bi or Asexual: Which would explain why the gay bomb didn't turn him gay, though "Hello Dottie" reveals that he's into panda bears (he watches an Animal Planet documentary about panda mating, or as he calls it, "Asian porn") and "The Comeback" reveals that he likes full-grown bush on women. In other words, this may be a case of Mars Needs Women or the writers just don't want to touch on his sexuality, as his being a spoiled brat and a jerk is riper for material. However, "Write 'Em Cowboy" showed that Malloy is into human female strippers.
  • Bears Are Bad News: An unconventional example of this trope; he's not a physical threat to any of the main characters, opting instead to be a spoiled, insulting jerk who only cares about himself.
    • Played completely straight whenever he has an enemy his own size, such as an obnoxious 1st grader, and a group of actor midgets.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: His eyebrows are drawn thicker than the other characters'.
  • Black Comedy Rape: On the first episode, where he willingly went inside Bobby's trailer to get his junk food fix, despite calling him out for being a rapist.
  • Body Pocket: He stuffs some vibrator batteries into his "pocket" in episode one.
  • Chronic Pet Killer: He's killed a goldfish, a puppy, a toucan, and a hobo. All ended up being flushed down the toilet after they died. The only pets he had that didn't die from being neglected by him were a hamster and a horse (both of which killed themselves).
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Freudian Excuse: The deaths of his parents didnt do him any favors.
  • Jerkass: He's the selfish with an acerbic personality type. If Malloy opens his mouth, chances are he's insulting you, or about to screw you over.
  • Karma Houdini: Whether it's playing a corrupt lawyer or insulting people, Malloy rarely gets hurt by his jerk ass actions (unless you count the pilot episode where he gets raped by Bobby after being lured into his trailer with promises of junk food). It helps that his "owner" is little more than a personal servant and walking ATM. Ironically, one time when he DOES suffer, he hasnt actually done anything wrong, and the suffering comes from him trying to live on his own after a magical fortune teller machine turns him into an adult bear.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Surprisingly good at manipulation and trickery.
  • Online Alias: He goes by "MalloyTheTalkingBear12" on E-bay. Denzel sold him a jetpack without realizing who he was.
  • Spoiled Brat: Much of Malloy's attitude problem seems to come from Woody spoiling him as though he's a pet instead of a sentient creature that should be taught self-sufficiency.
  • Used To Be A Sweet Cub: The beginning of "Woody's Girl" shows a flashback when Malloy was a baby, and he tells Woody he loves him. In the present, Malloy is chasing Woody with a gun.

Woody Johnson

Voiced by: Tom Kenny

The head of Brickleberry's ranger station, a former US Marine and veteran of Iraq and Malloy's owner.

  • Abusive Parents
  • Acrofatic: Despite being overweight, he retains all the combat skill he was taught in the army, and can move very quickly for a man his size.
  • Ain't Too Proud to Beg: After the Secretary of the Interior demotes him, a night at Firecracker Jim's place is horrible enough to get him to beg her to give him his old job back.
  • Badass Mustache
  • Calling the Old Man Out: He has it out with his mother at the end of "That Brother's My Father" before literally throwing her out of his house.
  • Conspiracy Theorist: But only for the episode "Trip to Mars".
  • Fat Bastard
  • Gagging on Your Words: When he tries to apologize to the govenor he offended. He just ends up insulting her again.
  • The Heckler: He becomes one at a rally for a female governor candidate. His behavior results in her approving a highway that runs straight through Brickleberry.
  • High-Pressure Blood: Literally. When Dr. Kuzniak tries to draw some blood, it sprays out across the room.
  • Hidden Depths: Was a professional level gymnast when he was younger, but was banned from competing due to going on a rampage after losing the gold medal in the Ranger Games to Yellowstone.
  • Hilariously Abusive Childhood: Though your mileage may vary on how "hilarious" it is. The first and second episode revealed that Woody's father dressed him up like a woman after his mom died and that Woody's mom never loved him, which gave Woody post-traumatic stress disorder that drove him to dress up like a Nazi officer with a Kermit the Frog puppet urging him to kill himself. Fortunately, the PTSD went away after he adopted Malloy.
    • A later episode showed that his mother gave him a hooker for his eighth birthday and forced him to have sex with the hooker so he doesn't "turn into a queer" and "That Brother's My Father" showed that she shoved Woody in a closet filled with birds and bees after catching him masturbating to a National Geographic magazine with African tribeswomen and had him breastfed until he was 17.
  • No Indoor Voice
  • Gag Penis: If the black bar in his porno movies is to be believed, his dick almost reaches his knees. Woody even described it as "a dishonest Pinocchio nose."
  • Pointy-Haired Boss: He started a forest fire to impress a higher-up, siphons park funds for his birthday party, keeps a bear cub as a pet after one of his workers ran over and accidentally shot the cub's parents, signs permits indiscriminately (and often under the influence), keeps a bunch of grossly incompetent employers around (even though Ethel is said to be the only one who actually does her job and can be trusted with responsibilities and he can't fire Denzel, since there's a high chance he'll sue for racial discrimination), etc. Really, it's a long list.
  • Porn Names: When Woody was a porn star, he went by the name "Rex Erection". Ethel points out that "Woody Johnson" would've been a good porn name on its own, but Woody doesn't get it.
  • Serial Killer: It hasn't been the focus of an episode, but he apparently has a kill count of several ex-girlfriends and opposing candidates for a club membership he wanted.
  • Shell-Shocked Veteran: Having Malloy as a stress pet is the only thing keeping Woody from a complete breakdown, due to his unstable mental state after his experiences in the army. On the occasions where Malloy is gone, his PTSD quickly resurfaces, and he has serious war flashbacks.
  • Skyward Scream: Combined with a Big "NO!" when he sees that a highway has been built over Brickleberry.

Denzel Jackson

Voiced by: Jerry Minor

One of the rangers who work at the station and Steve's best friend.

  • Black Best Friend: To Steve, even though Steve is such an idiot and racist (though not out of malice), it's more of a case of With Friends Like These...
  • Black and Nerdy: Secretly a HUGE Lord Of the Rings fan after getting introduced to the stories by Steve.
  • Black Is Bigger in Bed: Fulfills the comedic version of this trope, though ironically, he does not have the biggest genitals on the show, or even of the main cast, with Woody, being an ex porn star, holding that role.
  • Fish out of Water: When he's in the forest. He thougth trees were hairy telephone poles and an owl was a flying mailbox.
  • Jive Turkey
  • Likes Older Women: Is into old, white women. Exaggerated when he had sex with a Neanderthal woman he found in an ice cave and got in the Guinness Book of World Records for having sex with the oldest white woman ever. He's also been on the recieving end of several comedic injuries due to his preferences, such as almost dying in an explosion after his post-coital cigarette ignited his latest bedmates oxygen tank.
  • Nightmare Fetishist: He's the only one who liked PETA's punishment on the rangers in "Squabbits", having various cosmetics tested on them.

Connie Cunaman

Voiced by: Roger Black

A female ranger who has a crush on Ethel.

  • Abusive Parents: Her WASPy parents basically disowned her after she came out as gay. Although considering the "winning" personalities THEY have, it's questionable if this really counts as abuse or as a bright spot in her otherwise miserable life.
    • Her mom pushed her to do pageants as a child with emotional manipulation and encouraging her to do drugs and binge and purge to stay thin.
  • Butch Lesbian: So butch that another lesbian thought she was a man.
  • Creator Cameo: She is voiced by Roger Black, one of the show's creators.
  • Cross Dressing Voice: See above
  • The Eeyore
  • Fan of Underdog
  • Fat Girl: Became fat after her drill sergeant forced her to eat during basic training aftr he found a full Thanksgiving dinner hidden in her footlocker, though "Ranger Games" revealed that she used steroids (which also causes weight gain) so she can be on the high school football team and "Miss National Park" reveals that she became fat when she hit puberty (during one of her pageant performances).
  • Gonk: Her character design plays this trope unusually straight for an American cartoon.
  • Perpetual Frowner: It's often rare to see her smiling in some episodes.
  • Super Strength: Her Lesbian Strength power.
  • Stalker with a Crush: To Ethel, though season two doesn't have this as much. It was mentioned again on the season three episode "Baby Daddy."

The Redneck Rapist (Bobby Possumcods)

Voiced by Waco O'Guin

A Recurring Extra who keeps showing up in the show after his first appearance (the pilot episode "Welcome to Brickleberry") in which he rapes Malloy after luring him into his trailer with promises of chocolate and junk food. He lives in a derelict trailer in Brickleberry Park, and is usually seen with his dull(er)-witted best friend BoDean (first seen in "Trailer Park").

  • A Day in the Limelight: "Trailer Park" and much of "Obamascare" centered on him and his idiot friend, BoDean.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Though he's mostly into sexually molesting children and small animals, as mentioned on his court order in the pilot episode.
  • Author Avatar: Most likely of that one live-action guy (the one with the fez and the nipple tassles, not the guy in the dress who screams) who appears on the "Damn! Show" vanity plate at the end of the episode (Waco O'Guin, who also voices Bobby).
  • Bestiality Is Depraved: Is an unrepentant animal lover.
  • The Cameo: See Author Avatar.
  • Chaotic Stupid
  • Recurring Extra
  • Screams Like a Little Girl: Has a hilariously high pitched girlish scream.

Dr. Kuzniak

Voiced by Tom Kenny

The town's only doctor, who isn't even allowed to practice medicine due to being disbarred, though that doesn't stop him. First appeared on the season one episode "Two Weeks Notice."

  • Affably Evil: A really nice guy, but he makes Mengele look like Dr House (or Krieger from Archer look like Dr. Hibbert from The Simpsons).
  • Back-Alley Doctor: Fits this trope to a T. He usually operates out of a clinic (and, in a few episodes, the hospital), but has been seen offering his services on the street more than once, and in the episode "Baby Mama", he operates a mobile abortion clinic out of a taco truck. There are several disastrous mixups.
  • Morally Ambiguous Doctorate: Does not seem to have understood what the Hippocratic Oath meant
  • Labcoat of Science and Medicine: Is never seen without his.
  • Not That Kind of Doctor: Not anymore anyway, not that this stops him.

Jorge

Voiced by David Herman

A sleazy strip club owner of ambiguous ethnicity. Was first seen on season one's "Hello Dottie."

  • Ambiguously Brown: Even Jorge himself has stated he has no idea what ethnicity he actually is. His name implies that he's Hispanic, but he's white/Caucasian and looks and sounds as if he could be from a Central Asian or Middle Eastern country.
  • Funny Foreigner
  • Funetik Aksent
  • Honest John's Dealership: Runs his strip club (and in "Write 'Em Cowboy," his apartment complex and back alley daycare center for single-mom strippers with young children) according to this trope.
  • The Hedonist: Is an unabashed pervert. "Scared Straight" reveals that he's into furries and hairy men (though he just mistook Peter Jackson for a man in an animal costume) and "Baby Daddy" reveals he's into pregnant men.