%% ZeroContextExample entries are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Add context to the entries before uncommenting them.

[[folder:Team Lightyear]]
!!Captain Buzz Lightyear

Buzz Lightyear is the hero of the Galactic Alliance, recipient of just about every known award for heroics, and greatest defender of the galaxy. A seasoned veteran, he knows how to handle most any situation, though sometimes his paranoia and ego can drive people around him a little nuts. But thanks to his smarts, he'll pull through anything the galaxy throws at him and his team.

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/TimAllen (in ''Buzz Lightyear: The Adventure Begins''), Creator/PatrickWarburton (in all other episodes)[[note]]Warburton also eventually redubbed Allen's dialogue[[/note]]
Tropes associated with Buzz:

%%* TheAce
%%* AsskickingEqualsAuthority
%%* AwesomeMcCoolName
%%* BadassAdorable
%%* BadassNormal
* BigGood: As mentioned above, he's pretty much the Franchise/{{Superman}} of the Galactic Alliance to an extent.
* CannotTellALie: At least, has major problems doing so.
* CaptainSpaceDefenderOfEarth: He's often considered "the galaxy's greatest hero."
* CatchPhrase: "Tooo Infinity, and Beyond!"
%%* ChickMagnet
%%* FamedInStory
%%* FearlessFool
%%* FriendToAllChildren
%%* TheGoodCaptain
%%* HeroicBuild
%%* IncorruptiblePurePureness
%%* TheKirk
%%* LanternJawOfJustice
%%* LargeHam
* LivingLegend: Buzz is as legendary in his own universe as [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries Captain Kirk]], [[Franchise/StarWars Anakin Skywalker]] and [[Series/DoctorWho the Doctor]] are in theirs.
* NiceToTheWaiter: He was on friendly terms with Booster even back when the latter was a mere janitor.
* NeverBareheaded: Buzz never takes his purple coif off. ''Ever.'' Even when he was a child, he wore it.
%%* NoOneGetsLeftBehind
%%* NotSoAboveItAll
%%* OneManArmy
* ProperlyParanoid: He frequently accuses Zurg of being behind every possible evil deed, and he's almost always right.
%%* ReasonableAuthorityFigure
%%* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight
%%* SociallyAwkwardHero
%%* TokenHuman
* WeaksauceWeakness: According to an episode involving clones, [[spoiler: he's ticklish]].
%%* YouWouldntLikeMeWhenImAngry

!!Princess Mira Nova

Heir to the Tangean throne, Mira grew up under an overprotective and formal system of rule, save for a fling she had in her youth. That all changed when Buzz Lightyear saved her family from enslavement to Zurg. Inspired by him, she joined Star Command as a space ranger, quickly distinguishing herself among the rookies and being Commander Nebula's first pick for Buzz's replacement partner. Though Buzz took a few more partners than just her, she's still a strong and versatile ranger ready to tackle any challenge.

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/NicoleSullivan
Tropes associated with Mira:

* TheAce: The very first thing we see her do is beat Buzz's record on the training system.
%%* {{Adorkable}}
%%* AwesomeMcCoolname
%%* BadassPrincess
%%* BewareTheNiceOnes
* CompressedHair: Inside her thermal hood.
%%* DeadpanSnarker
%%* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses
%%* FearlessFool
* GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe: The blue-skinned, [[IncorruptiblePurePureness entirely innocent]] edition.
* ImpossibleHourglassFigure: Even in space armor.
%%* IntangibleMan
* InterspeciesRomance: With Romac, a Tangean Grounder.
%%* KickChick
%%* TheLancer: To Buzz's TheHero.
%%* LatexSpaceSuit
%%* LongHairIsFeminine
%%* LoveHurts
%%* MissingMom
* ModestRoyalty: From the way she usually acts, one would hardly guess that Mira is actually royalty.
%%* OnlySaneMan
%%* PuppyDogEyes
* RebelliousPrincess: She became a space ranger against her father's wishes.
%%* RedheadedHeroine
%%* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething

!!Booster Sinclair Munchapper
Booster was once a humble farmer until the day Zurg invaded his home. Buzz Lightyear swooped in to help, and together they saved the day. Joining the janitorial staff, and studying to become a full space ranger, the Unimind crisis eventually gave Booster his lifelong dream of being a space ranger right alongside Buzz. While not the brightest or the swiftest, his heart and strength make him a formitable foe for any enemy of Star Command.

->'''Voiced by:''' Stephen Furst
Tropes associated with Booster:

%%* {{Adorkable}}
* AscendedFanboy: Used to be a janitor at Star Command, who badly wanted to join the Space Rangers.
%%* BewareTheNiceOnes
* TheBigGuy: Addressed as such pretty regularly, too.
* BodyHorror: His species is biologically hardwired to want to harvest "Bunzels", the crop his family raises. He morphs into a crab-monster when he's unable to.
%%* BoisterousBruiser
* ComedicUnderwearExposure: Three times in the series ("The Adventure Begins," "Beasts of Karn," and "Millennial Bugs") Booster's underwear has been exposed. He wears Tighty-Whities in two of the three episodes, but in "Millennial Bugs," he wore white Boxer Shorts with little planets on them.
* GentleGiant: Zurg addressed him as such in "Lost in Time".
* InnocentlyInsensitive: Booster has had his moments where although he means well, he doesn't always realize the consequences his actions have on others.
%%* OneManArmy
* SarcasmBlind: This happens to him a few times where sarcasm just flies over his head.
*** In "Wirewolf", for example, he doesn't pick up on Ty's sarcasm after Buzz saves him from NOS-4-A2.
-->'''Ty''': "[[SarcasmMode Oh, would you? I'm sure they can't wait to hear how [=BUZZ=] saved me again. Make that call, [=PLEASE=].]]"
-->'''[[SarcasmBlind Booster]]''': "Right away, sir!" (''He goes to call Star Command'')
-->'''Ty''': (''He blinks and does a FacePalm'') "Sarcasm is lost on the big one."
%%* SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan: Sensitive Guy to XR's Manly Man.
* ShyFingerTwiddling: Prone to this, when nervous.
* TheCallPutMeOnHold: He wanted to be a ranger so badly, he just never managed to pass the exam.
%%* TurnTheOtherCheek

The eXperimental Ranger, XR was created by the LGMs to serve as Buzz's new partner, since as a robot, he'd be able to be fixed if anything bad happened to him. During his first field mission, he was obliterated by Agent Z, and due to the unimind's theft, when the LGMs fixed him, there were a few...quirks in his new programming. Nonetheless, he remained committed to his original goal of being a space ranger, and was eventually taken on as part of Team Lightyear.

->'''Voiced by:''' Larry Miller or Neil Flynn, depending on the episode
Tropes associated with XR:

* AIIsACrapshoot: Played with. XR is a far cry from his original programming to "Watch and Learn", but he still considers himself a space ranger for good.
* CameBackWrong: Not that his original programming was anything to write home about, being limited to copying Buzz's every word, but the [=LGMs=] didn't quite manage to fix him the first time he got smashed, resulting in his current personality.
* CasanovaWannabe: Hits on any female in the vicinity and succeeds about as well as you'd expect.
%%* TheChewToy
%%* DoAnythingRobot
* FunWithAcronyms: The eXperimental Ranger.
* GoodThingYouCanHeal: Buzz long refused any teammates due to his previous one being "killed". The [=LGM=]s created XR because, as a robot, they could easily fix him if he breaks. Naturally, he gets blasted into pieces quite often.
%%* IronButtMonkey
%%* PluckyComicRelief
%%* PullingThemselvesTogether
%%* RobotBuddy
%%* SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan: Manly Man to Booster's Sensitive Guy.
* WellDoneSonGuy: Desperately seeks Commander Nebula's approval and recognition as his "son."


[[folder:Other Space Rangers]]
!!Commander Nebula
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/AdamCarolla
Tropes associated with Commander Nebula:

%%* BadassGrandpa
%%* BadassMoustache
%%* AFatherToHisMen
%%* LegCannon
* ParentalSubstitute: He signed both XL and XR's work order forms, so both view him as their father--much to his irritation.
* PenPushingPresident: As the Space Commander, he is forced to constantly do paperwork by his robotic desk.
%%* ReasonableAuthorityFigure
* SuddenlyShouting: Has a habit of doing this.

!!Rocket Crocket
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/PhilLaMarr
Tropes associated with Rocket:

* AlwaysSecondBest: To a lesser extent compared to Ty
* TheCaptain: Has his own team of Rangers, which is made of RecurringBackgroundCharacters
* TheRival: He feels or wants to be this to Buzz
%%* PunnyName

!!Ty Parsec
->'''Voiced by:''' Steve Hytner
Tropes associated with Ty:

%%* AlwaysSecondBest
%%* DeadpanSnarker
* DistressedDude: His reputation is of constantly being rescued by Buzz.
* FightingFromTheInside: Ty managed to fight off the Wirewolf's instincts twice. [[AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther Once he stopped himself from harming Buzz, the other was in attacking NOS-4-A-2 in retaliation for trying to harm Buzz.]]
* PainfulTransformation: He often screamed in pain whenever he turned into the Wirewolf.
* RememberTheNewGuy: He wasn't heard of until Buzz brought him up in a conversation and labeled him as an 'old buddy' from the Space Ranger Academy in "Wirewolf."
%%* TheResenter
* UnknownRival: Buzz had no idea how much Ty resented him.

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/PatrickWarburton
Tropes associated with the [=LGMs=]:

* DittoAliens: They all look alike. In one episode, they mention the other characters all look alike to them.
* EvenNerdsHaveStandards: One LGM has odd invention ideas, prompting his fellows to shake their heads and mutter, "Independent thinker."
* EvilKnockoff: Zurg's Grubs, similarly diminutive but minus the HiveMind.
* FunWithAcronyms: They're '''L'''ittle '''G'''reen '''M'''en.
* HiveMind: Courtesy of the Unimind. Without it, they get disoriented and off their game.
%%* LittleGreenMen
%%* MissionControl
* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: When the "Independent Thinker" is kidnapped, they demand revenge and to accompany Team Lightyear on the rescue mission.


[[folder:Major Villains]]
!![[EvilOverlord Evil Emperor]] Zurg
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/WayneKnight
Tropes associated with Zurg:
%%* ArchEnemy: To Buzz.
* BadassCape: Reaches down to the floor.
* BewareTheSillyOnes: As hammy as he can be, Zurg can match Buzz in a fight and his plans frequently endanger the galaxy.
* {{BFG}}: If needed, Zurg can whip out the Ion Blaster at a given moment.
%%* BigBad: Of the series.
* CardCarryingVillain: Again, '''Evil''' Emperor Zurg.
* ColdHam: Occasionally dips into this, usually when he's pissed. And it's pretty terrifying.
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Hidden is right, since we never see his face.
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: Zurg has some very fond memories of his Nana Zurg, who was plenty evil as well.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: He forms a very low opinion of Klerm.
-->"You know, it's twerps like you that give evil a bad name."
* EvilOverlord: Right there in the name.
* EvilIsHammy: He's as dramatic as they get.
* EvilIsPetty: Yup. When Buzz was making a final speech, Zurg called up a camera crew to film it.
* ExpressiveMask: His Darth Vader-esque mouthpiece moves is as fluid and expressive as an actual mouth, and the eyeholes commonly blink and change expression. It helps make his hammy posturing even more over the top.
* GlowingEyesOfDoom: If particularly angry, Zurg's eyes glow a brighter shade of red.
** EyeBeams: Is capable of this.
* TheManBehindTheMan: He built NOS-4-A2, had Gravitina attack a planet in her first appearance, reactivated XL, and had his scientists give Torque his power.
%%* RedEyesTakeWarning
* StrangeMindsThinkAlike: At least twice, Buzz's paranoia over Zurg has lead to him making really ''out there'' theories about how current events are part of his plot, and Buzz has been proven ''right''.
* SurroundedByIdiots: Has this opinion about his minions. Which, in fairness, is pretty true.
* YouHaveFailedMe: Lampshaded.
-->'''Warp:''' Don't you have a strict "Failure means death" policy?\\
'''Zurg:''' Normally, yes.

!!Warp Darkmatter/Agent Z
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/DiedrichBader
Tropes associated with Warp:

* ArtificialLimbs: His right arm was replaced with a robotic SwissArmyWeapon.
%%* DeadpanSnarker
%%* TheDragon
* EvilCounterpart: His uniform, while dolled up, is shaped and functions just like his old Space Ranger suit. Explicitly laid out in the pilot movie.
-->'''Agent Z:''' Bad news. They've sent ''Lightyear''.
-->'''Zurg:''' That's why I sent ''you''.
%%* EvilFormerFriend: To Buzz
* EvilSoundsDeep: As Agent Z, his helmet deepened his voice and disguised his identity.
* FaceHeelTurn: From the perspective of both Buzz and the audience.
** EvilAllAlong: What he actually was.
-->'''Warp:''' Look, Lightyear, I've been on Zurg's payroll since the ''academy''.
* FakingTheDeath: In the beginning of the pilot. Once he found out about the Unimind, Warp was made a full time member of Zurg's forces.
%%* GoateeOfEvil
* MeaningfulName: As lampshaded by Warp himself, it's rather appropriate that someone with the surname of '''DARK'''matter is a villain.
* TheMole: When he worked for Star Command.
* YouAreNumberSix: Before the reveal of his survival, Warp was dubbed Agent Z. He thought the name was stupid, but Zurg was insistent on it.

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/CraigFerguson
Tropes associated with NOS-4-A2:

* CatchPhrase: "Lovely".
* EvilBrit: Despite his voice actor being [[FakeBrit Scottish]].
* EvilIsHammy: Nowhere ''near'' as bad as Zurg, but he has his moments.
* FangsAreEvil: He's got an impressive set that can even spin like drill bits.
%%* GlowingEyesOfDoom
* GoodWingsEvilWings: He possesses retractable bat wings, which are made of red energy.
* HighClassGlass: One of his robotic eyes are made to look like this.
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: In his final appearance.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: He is a robot rather than undead. He feeds off of the energy of other robots and can control machinery he has corrupted. He hates blood, but when a human is in the presence of radioactive moon stone, his bite can turn them into a wirewolf.
* NinjaPirateZombieRobot: A robotic "energy vampire".
* PunnyName: His name is leetspeak spelling for Nosferatu.
%%* RedEyesTakeWarning
* SmallNameBigEgo:
-->'''NOS-4-A2:''' Zurg led me to believe you were a foe to be reckoned with. He overestimates you.\\
'''Buzz:''' Leave it to Zurg to create a villain more arrogant than himself!
* UnexplainedRecovery: He has "died" multiple times but keeps coming back.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: He and XL have a VillainTeamUp. But after converting much of the galaxy into Wirewolves, he threatens to consume XL, prompting a HeelFaceTurn on XL's part.

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/BobcatGoldthwait
Tropes associated with XL:

* AIIsACrapshoot: The reason why he was deactivated by Star Command. He was violent and crazy from the start.
* BigBrotherBully: To XR, both figuratively and literally.
%%* CainAndAbel: to XR
* CardboardPrison: Lampshaded when one of the buttons on his arm is labelled "Break Out of Prison."
-->'''XR:''' No wonder he keeps escaping.
%%* EvilCounterpart: Again, to XR.
* GeniusDitz: He can build some impressive devices and even come up with some impressive plans, but he's otherwise an idiot.
* HeelFaceTurn: After narrowly avoiding betrayal from NOS-4-A2, he ends up returning to Star Command. His body is remade into a robot printer and he acts as a second robot "son" to Commander Nebula, much to Nebula's exasperation.
* OhCrap: In "Revenge of the Monsters", when he realizes that he's reaching the point where [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness NOS-4-A2 will no longer need him]].
* ThisIsADrill: Has a giant, spiked drill in one of his arms.
* WellDoneSonGuy: Like XR, he wants to prove his worth to Commander Nebula, but in an evil "You were wrong about me" way.

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/BradGarrett
Tropes associated with Torque:

%%* BadassLongcoat
* BrainwashingForTheGreaterGood: He ends up in a prison that was attempting to do this. He manages to use the brainwashing device on Buzz to turn him evil. When XR is tasked with fixing Buzz and has trouble reaching him, he uses the device on one of the Torques, giving him Buzz Lightyear's personality and resulting in ''him'' saving the day.
* ExpendableClone: One Torque always survives, but it isn't uncommon for the others to get completely disintegrated.
* {{Expy}}: For Lobo, whom he shares a [[Creator/BradGarrett voice actor]] [[Franchise/{{DCAU}} with]].
* ExtraEyes: He has five of them.
* FingerlessGloves: He wears them, as shown in the pic.
* MesACrowd: Zurg painfully integrates him with a device that allows him to create copies of himself.
* MultiArmedAndDangerous: Has an extra pair of arms, which he usually hides under his jacket for surprise attacks.

->'''Voiced by:''' Kerri Kenney-Silver
Tropes associated with Gravitina:

* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: After Buzz kept rejecting her, she tried to hook up with Evil Buzz from the AlternateUniverse, but he was just using her.
* AstonishinglyAppropriateAppearance: The GravityMaster has a super-huge head, and the powers apparently stem from the head ''being'' so big.
* ButterFace: She's a MsFanservice except for her oversized cranium.
* DatingCatwoman: Has an unrequited crush on Buzz Lightyear, and once bestows her powers on him to try and get him to reciprocate.
* FreudianExcuse: Gravitina is a villain because she's been driven mad by people harassing her about her oversized head and involuntary expressions of power.
* GravityMaster: The Mistress of Mass, and all of its [[{{pun}} attractions]]. She can control gravity waves, hence the name.
* GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe: Blue-skinned, actually, and quite attractive if you overlook the grossly oversized, spherical cranium.
* MurderTheHypotenuse: Metaphorically phrased her plan to destroy Star Command as this when Buzz said that the "other woman" in his heart was Star Command.
* MyBrainIsBig: Gravitina's head is ridiculously round and swollen -- it even has its own personal ring to further the resemblance to a planetoid.
* PowerIncontinence: Gravitina can't fully control her powers, and has a tendency to accidentally "pick up" things with her natural gravitational field. The negative reactions this engendered, combined with the teasing over her oversized head, are what drove her to villainy.

[[folder:Recurring Characters]]
!!The President of the Galactic Alliance
Tropes associated with the President of the Galactic Alliance:
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: She has a tendency to shout and can be overbearing at times, but is generally a fair-minded and intelligent leader.
* SassyBlackWoman: Well, actually ''green'', but the principal is the same.

!!Crumford Lorak
Tropes associated with Crumford Lorak:

%%* ConMan
%%* TheInformant

!!Dr. Ozma Furbanna
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/LindaHamilton
Tropes associated with Dr. Furbanna:

%%* ActionGirl
%%* NotGoodWithPeople: Type 2
%%* OppositesAttract: With Buzz
%%* PoweredArmor

->'''Voiced by:''' Paul Rugg
Tropes associated with Ed:

->'''Voiced by:''' Paul Rugg
Tropes associated with Cosmo:

%%* SupremeChef

->'''Voiced by:''' Kerri Kenney-Silver
Tropes associated with Sally:

!!King Nova
Tropes associated with King Nova:

* JerkassWithAHeartOfGold: At least in the early episodes in which he views all non-Tangeans as inferior creatures, and often expresses open disdain for Mira's "primitive" comrades. He also openly disapproves of her involvement with the Space Rangers. But ultimately, he really does love his daughter and wants what's best for her.
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: His actions in "Planet Destroyer" and "Supernova" confirm this.