Characters: Celebrity Deathmatch
This is a character sheet for the MTV
series, Celebrity Deathmatch
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One half of the show's commentary team. The "Straight Man
" of the group, Johnny is more professional than his co-host Nick Diamond, and is constantly calling him out for his crazy behavior and zany schemes
. Has fought and killed Sam Donaldson along with Nick Diamond.
The other commentator. Nick is far more eccentric than Johnny is, and has been shown to be an alcoholic and a divorced father of one. Nick is constantly getting himself into trouble, and has participated in (and won) Deathmatches against Zatar the Alien, The Satyr, and Sam Donaldson (the last one with the aid of Johnny). Has an intense hatred of Debbie Matenopoulos.
The referee. He is a grumpy old man who has a very laissez-faire attitude toward the rules, and serves mainly to open the fight and declare the winner once somebody is dead. Was voiced by himself during the show's original run, but couldn't return when the show was Un-Canceled
due to the fact that he had suffered a stroke. He has fought and killed Judge Judy
and Jesse Camp (both times in matches he wasn't supposed to be a part of) in the Deathmatch ring.
- As Himself
- Badass: Aside from him being able to corral a ring full of blood thirsty celebrities, Mills is a former Olympic boxer and Marine, which comes in handy in his fight with Judge Judy.
- Another example would be during the Steven Spielberg vs Alfred Hitchcock fight. Stephen pulls out the Ark Of The Covenant to use against Hitchcock. How does Mills respond to the beam of light you're not supposed to look at? Put on a pair of sunglasses.
- Catch phrases:
"Let's get it on!" — at the start of each match
"I'll allow it!" — whenever a fighter complains that the other person is breaking the rules
"The winner is... <winner's name here>!" or "<winner's name here> is the winner!" — at the end of each match
- I'm a Humanitarian: There are several instances where he's seen eating human flesh. The Emeril Legasse vs. The Two Fat Ladies fight being one of them. Shortly after the expulsion, Austin informs Lane that the chips he was eating were actually the charred remains of Keri Russell, which didn't faze him.
- Hilariously Abusive Childhood: Mentions that his mother traded him for a pair of underwear and a cigarette when he was 2.
- The Smart Guy: It comes with the territory of being a judge and a referee.
- Wouldn't Hit a Girl: As long as he doesn't physically see her. As mentioned above, he fought Judge Judy blindfolded and won.
CDM's first interviewer, and without a doubt the most professional of the three. Known for her sunny outlook and for being the only interviewer that both Johnny and Nick liked (it's even implied that she and Johnny once dated). In the second season, she died of spontaneous human combustion after her voice actress left the show.
She later re-appeared as a zombie, trying to take her job back from Debbie, only to be messily defeated.
Formerly of The View
, Debbie was brought in as the new interviewer after Stacy died. She was far less professional than Stacy was, often acting in a ditzy manner and asking combatants whatever came to her mind. She and Nick Diamond have an extreme dislike of one another while she and Johnny date for a brief period during the show. She defeated the zombie Stacy Cornbred in one episode. Debbie was voiced by herself.
The new interviewer that was brought in when the show was Un-Cancelled
. Although more intelligent than Debbie, Tally is every bit as unprofessional, albeit in a different manner. She is extremely self-centered, and likes to insult the celebrities and the hosts. Not surprisingly, she and Johnny Gomez quickly became enemies.
- Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: A big one. Despite her wide smile for the camera, she's pretty dismissive towards the celebrities she interviews at times, and is very disrespectful towards Johnny.
- Catch Phrase: "What are you gonna do, bring back Stacy Cornbred?"
- Evil Counterpart: To Stacy Cornbred. Whereas Stacy was genuinely courteous and got along with the staff fairly well, Tally can come across as disingenuous and even insulting in her demeanour, and is openly spiteful of both Johnny Gomez and Stacy Cornbred.
- Replacement Scrappy: Lampshaded in-universe.
- Sleeping with the Boss: Johnny and Nick suspected she was doing this, due to all the special privileges she was getting. Whether she was or not was never proven.
- Small Name, Big Ego
The show's resident science, medical, and weapons expert. Has designed, among other things, Humongous Mecha
and genetically-engineered monsters (made using the DNA of dead celebrities) for use on the show. Has defeated Vince McMahon, Tom Cruise and Bruce Willis (the latter two in a match he wasn't part of),. Was voiced by himself. Did not return when the show was Un-Cancelled
, which was explained in universe by Nick saying that he was too expensive to bring back.
The undisputed champion of Celebrity Deathmatch
. He has fought and killed Charles Manson
and the Spice Girls
(in a match that he wasn't even a part of), Garth Brooks
, and Ricky Martin, and has performed his music on the show. He voiced himself in two of the episodes that he appeared in, and has not appeared since the show was Un-Cancelled
- Affably Evil: When he's in the ring, he's absolutely ruthless. Whenever he's being interviewed, he's rather polite and is on quite friendly terms with Nick and Johnny.
- But he really hates Hanson and the Spice Girls.
- Badass: Well he DOES hold the record for the most celebrity kills by a single person after all.
- Card-Carrying Villain: The most evil man in America.
- Signature/Finishing Move: The Tunisian Skeleton Pull Of Death. It worked perfectly against Charles Manson, but when it backfired against Ricky Martin, Marilyn's hand came to life inside Ricky and still finished the job anyway.
- The Voiceless: He didn't speak in the pilot short.
Zatar the Alien
A green, one-eyed
alien who has showed up several times to wreak havoc on the show. In his appearances, he has killed CÚline Dion
(after possessing her), Keith Flint
, Mark Hamill
and Peter Mayhew, before he was finally killed by a pissed-off Nick Diamond. A later episode showed that he was Not Quite Dead
, and he blew up the Deathmatch arena with an Independence Day
-style laser blast.
The show's first commentator, who only appeared in the original Cartoon Sushi
short and in the "Deathbowl '98" Super Bowl
special. Best known for his coverage of the fight between Pamela Anderson and RuPaul, in which he did nothing but endlessly rewind a clip of Pamela's jiggling breast implants
. Was voiced by himself.
Appeared in several episodes of the first season, where he would be killed as a Running Gag
, only to return in the next episode
. Later on, in season 2, he would partake in a genuine Deathmatch, fighting (and losing to) Donald Trump.
The Masked Man
A mysterious man in a mask who, during two Season 5 episodes, would run into the ring and start beating up whoever was winning the fight. It was very heavily implied that he was Michael Jackson
The most recurring female fighter in the show with a total of three matches. Has fought and killed Ru Paul
and Tommy Lee, but lost a match against Heather Locklear.
- Action Girl: Not so much at first, but she became a great fighter once she got the hang of it.
- Boobs of Steel: The bustiest woman on the show, also has the best winning record for women combatants.
- Berserk Button: Things involving Tommy Lee. At first it was to protect him. Pam fought against Ru Paul because s/he was hitting on Tommy. In her next fight, she kicked Heather Locklear's ass for trying to kill Tommy. Eventually, Pam's berserk button became Tommy himself; she was upset that he had the nerve to challenge her to a deathmatch, and then he spent the fight making jokes about her. SHE KICKED HIS ASS INTO NEXT WEEK.
- Ms. Fanservice: It's Pamela Anderson. Of cource she fills this role.