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Characters: Codename: Kids Next Door
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    Sector V 
The main characters of the show, they are a division of a worldwide actually galactic organization known as the Kids Next Door. They are considered to be one of the best teams in the KND.

    Numbuh 1 
Numbuh One / Nigel Uno

"Kids Next Door, battle stations!"

The Leader of Sector V, an overworking agent who loves every minute of his job. He is widely considered one of the best of the best. However, his paranoia and stubbornness have gotten in the way of doing his job effectively at times. He is voiced by Benjamin Diskin.

    Numbuh 2 
Numbuh Two / Hoagie P. Gilligan Jr.

"Come to Numbuh Two!"

The team's technology expert who loves cracking bad jokes. As Sector V's technology officer, he designs many of the 24 technology the team uses. In his off time he enjoys building and flying airplanes and solving mysteries at his school. Voiced by Benjamin Diskin.

    Numbuh 3 
Numbuh Three / Kuki Sanban

"What do you think I am, an airhead or something?"

The team's medic, and the most feminine of the kids, a happy-go-lucky girl who loves Rainbow Monkeys. In battle, she specializes in diversionary tactics. She seems to have a lot of admirers, but her heart obviously belongs to a certain Aussie. Voiced by Lauren Tom.

    Numbuh 4 
Numbuh Four / Wallabee Beatles (Wally)

"Right, first I'll be cleaning your adult-lovin' prissy little clocks..."

The team's combat specialist. He's incredibly lacking in book smarts, but his combat prowess more than makes up for it. In his off time, he competes in adult disapproved sports. Voiced by Dee Bradley Baker.

    Numbuh 5 
Numbuh Five / Abigail Lincoln (Abby)

"I like it when things are too easy."

The team's second-in-command, she's the one that keeps a level head under all circumstances, even when everyone else loses it. In her spare time, she's a candy hunter, which brings her in conflict with her rival Heinrich and candy pirate Stickybeard. Voiced by Cree Summer.

Other KND Operatives

    Numbuh 6 
Numbuh Six / Bradley

A skunk that Numbuhs Two and Three took under their wing since "Operation: C.A.M.P.". After foiling Chester's plan of making a work camp out of an actual kid's camp, he is inducted into the Kids Next Door as an honorary member. After getting critically injured by Cree, Numbuh Two upgrades him into half-skunk, half-robot R.O.B.O.-B.R.A.D.L.E.Y. in "Operation: H.O.S.P.I.T.A.L.". He is voiced by Dee Bradley Baker.

    Numbuh 60 
Numbuh Sixty / Patton Drilovsky

"Numbuh Sixty reporting for duty!"

The boy in charge of training new recruits at Kids Next Door Artic Base, he cuts no slack with new recruits. He is voiced by Matt Levin.

    Numbuh 65.3  
Numbuh Sixty Five Point Three / Herbie

"Sir, I needed those official orders signed seventy two point zero berger seconds ago"

A Kids Next Door desk operative who frequently delivers mission specs to Sector V. He works on the Moon Base. Voiced by Dee Bradley Baker.

    Numbuh 74.239  
Numbuh Seventy Four Point Two Three Nine

"If you honor what your friends are fighting for, you'll make that sacrifice."

A high-ranking Kids Next Door scientist. His technology is what keeps the KND running. Voiced by Dave Wittenberg.

    Numbuh 86 
Numbuh Eighty Six / Fanny Fulbright

"Of all the stupid things in the stupid world of stupid people acting stupid, you boys are the stupidliest! It's like you're trying to win a stupid contest but you're too stupid to take a stupidity test!"

The former Head of Decommissioning and current Global Tactics Officer. She's a shrill girl with a particular intolerance for the male sex. But due to her behavior, she has next to no friends. Voiced by Jennifer Hale.

  • Action Girl
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: With Numbuh Ninteenth Century.
  • Berserk Button: Saying anything anti-feminist around her is a big No-No.
    • Also don't ever call her "Toots", as Numbuh 2 learned the hard way in "Operation: P.I.N.K.-E.Y.E."
  • Break the Haughty
  • Cool Helmet
  • Daddy's Girl
  • Daddy's Little Villain: Inverted. She's Mr. Boss' (who leads the bad guys) daughter, but while she's extremely unpleasant and feared by everyone, she's still one of the good guys' leaders.
  • Does Not Like Men:
  • Embarrassing First Name: Fanny
  • Fiery Redhead: Bordering on Evil Redhead.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar / Stealth Pun: During "Operation: G.R.A.D.U.A.T.E.S." she was turned into a dog, resulting in a muttering of "Well that figures..." — because she's a bitch, that's why.
  • Girls Love Stuffed Animals: As much as Numbuh Three.
  • Good Is Not Nice
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: She keeps it very well hidden.
  • Jerkass: Later went from Straw Feminist to a just plain jerk to everyone.
  • Little Miss Badass
  • Meaningful Name:
    • Numbuh in this case. When you look at her rank: "to eighty-six" means to eliminate/kick out or (for restaurant cooks) to take something off the menu.
    • Her first name is meaningful in the UK and Ireland where she is from. In the UK, "fanny" is a vulgar slang term for the female genitalia on par with the word "cunt" . "Cunt," in both UK and US slang, is also used to mean someone who is unpleasant note , so combining that with Fanny's personality, and you have a Meaningful Name that somehow got past the censors -- at least the ones in the UK note .
  • The Medic: A flashback to Numbuh Five's second Mission shows 86 wearing hat with a cross and checking on the injured. How she went from a medic to head of decommissioning is not explained.
  • Morality Pet: To Mr. Boss.
  • Never My Fault: Her introduction episode, in which she never takes responsibility for her own blunders that wound up hampering Sector V's efforts for the mission. Thank goodness karma kicked in when the spy she thought she captured turned out to be an undercover agent (Number 362 in fact), whose mission was ruined by 86; she gets harshly chewed out for it. (For added irony, throughout most of the episode she was putting down the boys in the group for the most minor screw ups. End of the episode saw a girl doing this to her.)
  • No Indoor Voice: She yells quite often.
  • Noodle Incident: According to a canon comic, whatever made her hate boys happened after she became an operative.
  • Oireland
  • Peek-a-Bangs: Sometimes.
  • Redhead In Green
  • Straw Feminist: Later became less of this and more flat-out unfriendly to everyone.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak
  • Too Dumb to Live: She's really dedicated to her job, so much so that it blinds her to the most obvious points of logic. Such as in Operation E.N.D., when she is sent to capture and decommission Sector V based on the fact the computer says they're turning 13. Numbuh One points out they're in the same age group, they even went to kindergarten together. But nope, if the databanks says they're teens, it must be true! No point in questioning it.
  • Tsundere: A G-rated Asuka, really.
  • Youthful Freckles

    Numbuh 362 
Numbuh Three Sixty Two / Rachel T. McKenzie

"As Kids Next Door Soopreme Leader, I hearby order you to... go long!"

Originally the top spy in the KND, she is now its current Soopreme Leader. Due to her busy and demanding job, she's often stressed, but at heart she stands stubbornly for the rights of kids everywhere, and if the situation arises she can be fun-loving too. Has grown to form a close friendship with Nigel Uno. Voiced by Rachael MacFarlane.

Villains

    Father / Benedict Uno 
Father / Benedict Uno
"Bravo, Mr. Uno. You managed to skillfully outwit a bunch of children. The question is, do you have what it takes to play with the big boys?"

The mysterious head villain, Father is a man who wears a suit of shadows and is skilled in very dark powers. He schemes to enslave all children and turn them into his twisted version of "delightful". But despite his dark and malicious appearance, sometimes all he wants to do is curl up in a bathrobe with some Rocky Road. He is voiced by Maurice LaMarche.

    The Delightful Children from Down the Lane / Sector Z 
Clockwise from top: David, Lenny, Ogie, Bruce, Ashley
The Delightful Children from Down the Lane / Sector Z

"Hello Kids Next Door. Perhaps you would like to try kicking our posteriors now?"

Father's eerie children, supposedly an adult's view of the "perfect" kids. They are educated, well-dressed and polite, but uncivilized in their burning hatred for the Kids Next Door. They always appear clustered together, move as one and speak in perfect unison. They are voiced by Benjamin Diskin, Dee Bradley Baker, and Cree Summer.

See also their Self-Demonstrating article

    Chad Dickson 
Chad Dickson / formerly Numbuh Two Seventy-Four

"There was no way I was going to turn over everything I ever built, everything I ever worked for, to a bunch of snot-nosed kids!"

Former Soopreme Leader of the Kids Next Door idolized and loved by all, he turned evil the moment he turned thirteen. He then served as a high-ranking member of the Teen Ninjas, and lost all the respect he had to his name. Generally cocky and approving of himself, both before and after his betrayal. Voiced by Jason Harris.

  • The Ace: Prior to his defection, he was considered to be the greatest KND operative on the planet.
    • Broken Ace: For all his skill, Chad's a tool that is obsessed with being the best.
  • Arch-Enemy: To Numbuh 1. Their fight in "Operation: T.R.E.A.T.Y." is easily one of the most personal ones on the show.
  • Becoming the Mask: Sort of. He's faking treachery and is a secret teen operative for the KND... however, after many defeats, his hatred for Numbuh One becomes real and he tries to kill him in his final appearance in the show.
  • Badass Normal
  • Big Brother Mentor: Was this when he was still Numbuh 274.
  • Blond Guys Are Evil
  • Card-Carrying Villain
  • Child Hater
  • Evil Is Dumb: After he turns evil, he automatically loses competence. This may be justified by his role as a mole. (Hey, that rhymes.)
  • Face-Heel Turn
  • Fallen Hero
  • Fake Defector: Revealed in "Operation: T.R.E.A.T.Y.", though, as evidenced by his Villainous Breakdown, he genuinely does have a lot of negative qualities.
  • Good All Along
  • Good Is Not Nice: He was nice when he was Soopreme Commander. But when he showed he was a deep cover agent, his jealousy still made him act like a nasty tool.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: During Nigel's training days, Chad showed him a move that left Nigel flat on his back. In his final battle against Numbuh 1, Nigel uses the same move to beat him.
  • Irony: As Numbuh 1 states, he was the best of the KND and he could've just bowed out gracefully while still keeping his Mole status. Indeed, if he hadn't let his pride get the better of him, he would've left a great legacy behind. He was the one who trained Numbuh 1 after all, so the kids would've definitely looked up to him after his departure. Maurice had the common sense to realize this, and allowed himself to be "decommissioned" so the KND would at least know of his reason for going bad and not have a grudge against him. Chad, however, acted too rashly (trying to destroy the KND base and then fleeing), so he'll forever have a traitor status to his name despite working behind the scenes.
    • It can be argued that his false Face-Heel Turn was so the villains would be more convinced. After all, a legendary KND suddenly wants to go evil for no reason and they aren't supposed to be suspicious?
  • It's Personal: The underlying resentment between Chad and Numbuh One over his betrayal led to a fight between the two in Operation: T.R.E.A.T.Y. By that point, it had become extremely personal.
  • Lamarck Was Right: His parents are Destructo Dad and Mega Mom, and he later becomes more of a recurring threat than they ever were.
    • The only time they are only mentioned (as his parents) is during "Operation E.N.D." but they aren't mentioned by name. They attend many supervillain meetings, but their bond between Chad isn't mentioned again.
  • Peek-a-Bangs
  • Pride: He thinks he's still the best there is.
  • Teens Are Monsters
  • Villainous Breakdown: In his last appearance, he gets so jealous of Nigel for being the best Kid Next Door on Earth that he tries to kill him.
    • Operation: E.N.D likewise had this as his plans to fix the damage backfire royally culimating with him ranting how hard it is to run an organization full of "brats".
  • Villainous Crossdresser: In "Operation: S.L.U.M.B.E.R.".
  • World's Best Warrior: Before his defection, he was considered to be the best KND operative on the planet. One of the main reasons why he hates Nigel so much is because even while being a Fake Defector, Numbuh 1 is believed to have surpassed him. Unfortunately for Chad, it's proven to be true.

    Cree Lincoln 
Cree Lincoln / formerly Numbuh Eleven

Numbuh Five's older sister and former Kids Next Door operative, skilled, cool and determined. Her relationship with her sister is very strained, but deep down they really do love each other. She is a high ranking member of the Teen Ninjas and Father's apprentice. Voiced by Cree Summer.

    Mr. Boss 
Mr. Boss

"So long, shrimp! I hope your friend likes Pluto!"

CEO of a big company and additionally the "leader" of the villains, he tends to lead them on cooperative missions. He hates all children... except his own. Voiced by Jeff Bennett.

  • Card-Carrying Villain
  • Catch Phrase: "Aww geez it's the Toiletnator!"
  • Child Hater: He has one exception, his children... One of them being Numbuh 86.
  • Continuity Cavalcade: Due to his nature as a leader of villains, and due to the show's nature of strong continuity, he is most commonly seen with a good portion of the adult villains seen up to that point.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive
  • Bad Boss: Tried to send all of the daughters of his employees to Pluto just so he can make them work even more.
  • Everyone Calls Him Barkeep: "Operation: D.A.D.D.Y." reveals his last name to be Fulbright, so his villain name only shows his position.
  • Facepalm: Whenever he sees the Toiletnator.
  • Good Smoking, Evil Smoking
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: The reason why Mr. Boss's plans always get screwed over by the Toiletnator? Because he refuses to let the Toiletnator participate in his plans, thinking that he'll screw up, so the Toiletnator "takes things on his own level".
  • Luke, I Am Your Father: He's Numbuh 86's father.
  • Moral Myopia: He hates kids unless they happen to be his.
  • Pet the Dog: He does love his own children.
  • Yank the Dog's Chain: After the reveal that Fanny is his daughter, he says he'll fix pancakes for his children. He offers Numbuh 1 and his son's (Mr. Boss's son) sector for pancakes in a nice tone, but then tells them to go to a diner. He even turns off the lights on him.

    Laura Limpin 
Laura Limpin aka The Big Badolescent

An adorable young girl who, whenever angered, transforms into a monstrous teenager. Voiced by Grey DeLisle as Laura and Dee Bradley Baker as The Big Badlosecent.

     Chester 
Chester

A man who has been seen conducting various money-making operations at the expense of children. Voiced by Tom Kenny.

  • Greed: His evil plans usually involve money
  • Mad Scientist
    • Mad Doctor: Was this in the episode where Numbuh One had to get a shot, where he was causing children to turn into animals via his injections.

     Common Cold 
Common Cold

An eternally ill villain who wishes to spread his cold to everyone else in the world. Voiced by Tom Kenny.

    Count Spankulot 
Count Spankulot

A vampire who spanks naughty children. Voiced by Daran Norris.

    Toiletnator 
Toiletnator

"Kids Next Door, prepare to be flushed!"

The show's most pathetic villain. He gets no respect from the Kids Next Door or his fellow villains. Voiced by Dee Bradley Baker.

  • Affably Evil
  • Awesome McCoolname: This is about the only thing he gets right.
  • Butt Monkey: Pre-Crisis Doctor Light could kick his ass.
  • Card-Carrying Villain
  • Child Hater
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: He's show several signs of this through the series... Idiot though he may be, this does still apply.
    • "Operation F.L.U.S.H." — He takes out five other villains thinking they're KND operatives in disguise. Of course, the five villains in question had just successfully taken over the Sector V treehouse, and then (just as he thought how could things get any worse) Numbuhs 1-5 (The actual members of Sector V who have been all excused from school early) show up and kick his butt. He's even stupider than we thought.
  • Dude, Where's My Respect?
  • Friendly Enemy: He was friends with Numbuh Four for awhile ("Operation M.O.V.I.E."), and joined the announcers in the finale. Though, in the CM/HB example he referred to Numbuh Four (actually Nightbrace) as his arch-nemesis. Gets kinda weird when it's revealed in a canon comic that he's Numbuh Four's uncle.
  • Granola Guy: Likes vegetables, hates meat.
  • Harmless Villain: He's called the Toiletnator, for crying out loud!
  • Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain: Very ineffectual, very sympathetic. Except when he is kind of effective.
  • The Millstone: To the villains. Oh, so much.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain
    • He comes up with a plan in "Operation: M.O.V.I.E.S." that impresses the other villains. Too bad Numbuh Four heard it first.
    • He also managed to "flush" the entire Grand Canyon after the KND filled it with cereal and milk.
    • In one episode, he manages to defeat the other villains single-handedly after he believes they're the KND in disguise.
  • Toilet Humor: Played with. This is a kids' show, so it's used only in the most literal sense.
  • Villain Episode: "Operation: F.L.U.S.H."
  • Villains Out Shopping
  • What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway?: His motif is questionable. It also seems he's got some psychic control over flushing.
  • The Worf Effect: Grandfather uses him to demonstrate how dangerous citi-zombies are by making him his first victim.

    Stickybeard 
Stickybeard

A spirited candy pirate who loots and plunders candy from neighborhood children. He respects Numbuh Five and seeks her as an apprentice. Voiced by Mark Hamill.

  • Badass Beard
  • Badass Normal: Among few villains that don't have superpowers.
  • Captain Colorbeard: Or Adjective-beard.
  • Card-Carrying Villain
  • Dressed to Plunder: He wears an eyepatch, a black bicorner hat with a skull on it, a Blackbeard-style beard (with candy stuck in it), and a peg-leg and hook-hand both made from candy canes.
  • Enemy Mine: With Numbuh Five, against Black John Licorice.
  • Eternally Pearly-White Teeth: Inverted. His teeth are incredibly rotten from all the candy.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He refuses to allow the Great White Asparagus to eat Sector V. Though that was more of a The Only One Allowed to Defeat You moment than anything else. Though over all, he does seem to have some degree of honor.
    • He even told Numbuh 5 to not mention the incident to the other villains.
  • Friendly Enemy: With Numbuh Five (at least).
  • Hook Hand: With a candy cane instead of a hook.
  • Pirate
  • Serious Business: Candy stealing is his prime modus operandi. Get in the way of that, and you're good as dead. And also being told if he was "sugar-free".
    • Being called "sugar-free" is Serious Business to any candy pirate as he says this to Black John Licorice.
  • Talk Like a Pirate: Of course, since he's an odd Expy of Blackbeard.
  • Villains Out Shopping: He helped Numbuh Five in Operation Licorice and saved her and her team in Operation Afloat. You can say that he has a soft spot for her.
  • We Can Rule Together: To Numbuh Five. It almost succeeded until she remembered her friends, but now it leads to below.
    • Worthy Opponent: To Numbuh Five. She's the only person in the world who can beat him in a sugar swallowing contest (Black John Licorice might disagree). She's the only one to give him an affection nickname of, "Sticky Buns" in return.

    Mr. Wink and Mr. Fibb 
Mr. John Wink and Mr. Timothy Fibb

A pair of villains who use robotic Super Chairs to fight the KND. Mr. Wink is voiced by Tom Kenny and Mr. Fibb is voiced by Dee Bradley Baker.

  • Blinding Bangs: Mr. Wink
  • Expy: They're repackaged versions of the assassins from Diamonds Are Forever.
  • Freudian Excuse: According to Mr. Fibb in Operation: C.O.W.G.I.R.L., he and Mr. Wink "grew up" because Mr. Fibb didn't get to go to the prom with Lasso Lass. This would also explain their hatred toward the KND - the kids probably remind them of their younger selves in the Cowboy Kids Club.
  • Humongous Mecha: Expect any chairs they may be sitting in to be a Super Chair of some kind.
  • Mister X and Mister Y: Naturally, considering their origin (see Expy above).
  • Starter Villain
  • Those Two Bad Guys
  • Villainous Breakdown: In Operation: C.O.W.G.I.R.L., when their Freudian Excuse is revealed. Another immediately follows when it turns out Lasso Lass really did like Mr. Fibb, but he's so shy he runs away screaming at the thought of kissing her. A similar incident occurs between Mr. Wink and Clip-Clop, and they never appear as major villains again.

    Gramma Stuffum 
Gramma Stuffum

An old lady obsessed with force-feeding her disgusting food to children to fatten them up, believing that a child that is too fat to move can't get into trouble. Voiced by Grey DeLisle.

    Crazy Old Cat Lady 
Crazy Old Cat Lady

An old woman who lives with thousands of black and white cats. Voiced by Grey DeLisle.

    Knightbrace 
Knightbrace / Mr. Jelly

A villain obsessed with dental and oral hygiene. Voiced by Tom Kenny.

     Professor XXX-L 
Professor XXX-L

An insane scientist whose main goal is to create the perfect snowcone. Voiced by Frank Welker.

    King Sandy 
King Sandy

A boy who thinks he is a king and usually tries to force Numbuh 3 to marry him, but eventually chooses her sister Mushi instead. Voiced by James Arnold Taylor.

     The Interesting Twins from Beneath the Mountain 
The Interesting Twins from Beneath the Mountain

A pair of Japanese twins, who work for Father. Voiced by Tom Kenny and Tara Strong.

    Six-Gum Gang 
Six-Gum Gang

A gang of cowboy-style robbers who work for the Delightful Children From Down The Lane. Voiced by Jennifer Hale (Runt and Dixie), Tom Kenny (Goof), Ben Diskin (Wilbur) and Dee Bradley Baker (Lunk).

    Heinrich Von Marzipan / Henrietta Von Marzpan 
Heinrich Von Marzipan/Henrietta Von Marzpan

"Ach, lipschen, I say so many things I do not mean. Like, ah, no more candy for me, or, who would like some of my lollipops!"

A former friend of Numbuh Five and current candy-hunting rival. He greedily seeks forbidden candy regardless of the consequences. Voiced by Dee Bradley Baker/Candi Milo.

  • Arch-Enemy: To Numbuh Five.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Got turned into a chocolate monster that can turn anything he touches into chocolate. After Numbuh Five defeats him, the KND turns him back to normal.
  • Card-Carrying Villain
  • Gender Bender: In sacrificing his beauty, he switched genders. He's actually a girl.
  • Greed: Obsessed with getting candy and never sharing it, which usually leads to many of his downfalls.
  • Heel-Face Turn
  • High-Class Glass
  • Homage: To Indiana Jones Nazi villains.
  • I Lied: As his quote indicates.
  • Never My Fault: He does this a lot, such as in his first appearance where he blames Abby for tainting the candy with the taste of asparagus when she warned him before hand that being greedy will put that curse into effect. It's also his grudge for the Guatemala Incident as after he sacrificed his beauty due to yet another curse. He once more blamed Abby for not stopping him from eating his caramels and supposedly leaving him stuck in that state. Turns out she was trying to find a way to break the curse.
  • One-Winged Angel: In his first appearance after obtaining a jewel, he transforms into a monster with power of candy. Numbuh Five defeats him. After falling into a chocolate volcano, he returned as a powerful monster who can turn things into chocolate by touching it. He was cured by the KND.
  • Noodle Incident: Throughout the series he remains angry at Numbuh Five for "Guatemala". His last appearance in Operation CARAMEL reveals that he performed a ritual to get delicious caramel by sacrificing their best trait (in his case her beauty) and blamed Numbuh Five for allowing it to happen.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: When he returns after falling into a chocolate volcano, having been turned into a chocolate monster.
  • Samus Is a Girl
  • Serious Business: Like with Stickybeard, Candy is serious business.

     James Nixon McGarfield  
James Nixon McGarfield

Former 4th grade president of Gallagher Elementary, who eventually becomes evil after the KND once helped him to the city hall from the Delightful Children and their Father. Voiced by Tom Kenny.

    Margie 
Margie / Madame Margaret

The principal of St. Rita's Preparatory School, who attempts to turn all the boys on the planet into girls. Voiced by Candi Milo.

    Valerie 
Valerie

A school rival of Numbuh 5 and a Were-Poodle. Voiced by Grey DeLisle as Valerie and Dee Bradley Baker as a Were-Poodle.

    Grandfather 
Grandfather

Father and Monty Uno/Numbuh Zero's father and an Evil Overlord who once ruled the entire planet. He's by far the most dangerous enemy the KND have ever faced and makes Father look like a saint compared to him. Acted as the Big Bad in The Movie. Voiced by Neil Ross.

  • Abusive Parent: He's why Father is the way he is.
  • Archnemesis Dad: To Numbuh 0.
  • Big Bad: Of The Movie.
  • Bigger Bad: Of the series as a whole.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: The first thing he says after being reawakened is to thank Father for "reawakening the pure evil" laying dormant within him.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: It didn't take him a whole lot of effort reconquering the world, likely because his minions are borderline invincible.
  • The Dark Times: His previous reign. After that, it's little surprise the KND are so fearful of adults.
  • Dystopia Justifies the Means: His intent is nothing less than a Crapsack World where kids, and the second time, anyone who had ever been a kid, toils endlessly to create tapioca pudding for his consumption. It's a lot worse than it sounds.
  • Evil Overlord: Once ruled the world with an iron fist before Numbuh Zero betrayed and defeated him.
  • Eviler than Thou: To literally every villain in the Rogues Gallery once they find out his plan to turn everyone that's ever been a kid into Senior Citizombies includes them. Father outright states that Grandfather is eviler than him before reviving him, calling him "The World's Most Ultimate Evil".
  • Expy: He seems to be partially based on Aku from Samurai Jack — a black, shadowy monster who stands a couple stories tall in his natural state, can manipulate fire, and his very awakening spells doom for the whole world.
  • Fisher King: When he rules the world, he uses his Reality Warper abilities to convert it into an old-style Crapsack World complete with child labor and Industral Era-style factories making tapioca pudding for him to eat.
  • Genre Savvy: Is smart enough to NOT underestimate Hope Springs Eternal and understands he hasn't really won until he's destroyed the Book of KND, which let Numbuh Zero defeat him the last time. He also doesn't go out to find it until nearly the entire world is under his control and the Kids Next Door are all but destroyed.
  • Hero Killer: He almost completely converts the KND into senior citizombies.
  • Humanoid Abomination
  • Large Ham: Is an even bigger ham than his son.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: Literally; his memory was erased by Numbuh Zero using some kind of laser, reducing him to a harmless old man until he's "recommissioned" by Father. This is the only way to defeat him, as all other attempts failed.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: His reaction to getting crushed under the entire Kids Next Door Moonbase is to dust himself off and ask if they really thought that would work.
  • No Ontological Inertia: His defeat restores the world to normal.
  • Oh Crap: Seeing the moon base barreling down on top of him. True it didn't do anything to hurt him, but A for catching him off guard.
  • Parental Favoritism: He prefers Monty Uno over Father Benedict, even though he betrayed him. Doesn't stop him from trying to incinerate him.
  • Physical God: He's the single strongest villain in the series and is capable of surviving a direct hit from a Colony Drop without even a scratch. He can also 'age' the entire world at will.
  • Playing with Fire: Father gets it from him.
  • Rapid Aging: His primary ability is to age everything he touches, though not only does he age them rapidly, he turns them into his 'Senor Citizombie' minions. All individuals he ages gain the ability to do it to others.
  • Reality Warper: He's capable of changing the world as he sees fit, normally to a more "old time" look.
  • Superpowered Evil Side: His human form is a harmless old man so long as his memories aren't restored.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Tapioca pudding, so much so that was one of the reasons he wanted to rule the earth.
  • Transformation Sequence: Unlike Father, who just grows his "shadow suit" back, Grandfather sucks in the shadows from everything in the room to form his after being reawakened in a much more elaborate fashion.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: Not even reviving him wins Father any affection; he flat-out tells him to leave after being revived.
  • The Virus
  • Vile Villain, Saccharine Show: Oh good god, yes.
  • Walking Wasteland: His Rapid Aging affects everything in his path. He has to make physical contact with people, however.
  • "Well Done, Son" Guy: Done to Father, apparently not even reawakening him from his slumber earns his respect.
  • Citizombie Apocalypse

Other Characters

    Lizzie 
Elizabeth Devine (Lizzie)

Numbuh One's demanding girlfriend. While she's quite clingy, she does genuinely care for Nigel, but his work for the Kids Next Door strains their relationship. Voiced by Grey DeLisle.

  • Badass Normal: Bonus points for not being a KND Operative.
  • Characterization Marches On: In her first appearance, she brainwashed Nigel into being her obediant boyfriend and even tried to make him destroy to his friends. The KND fight back and Nigel is unbrainwashed, but the episode ends with Lizzie getting the date she wanted anyway. Later episodes more or less completely ignored her origin story, and considerably softened her character.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl
  • Day in the Limelight: "Operation: L.U.N.C.H." and "Operation: L.E.A.D.E.R.". The first half of "Operation: P.O.O.L." has her sharing the spotlight with Nigel.
  • Easily Forgiven: Nigel and the rest of Sector V had no hard feelings over the little matter of her having originally tried to brainwash him. Though it's mostly Numbuh One and Numbuh Three. Numbuh Two and Four openly dislike her, dreading any contact with her at all. They just don't verbalize it much due to fearing her bad temper (at least Numbuh Two fears her temper). Numbuh Five is tolerant of her at best.
  • Eye Glasses
  • Fat Girl
  • Fiery Redhead
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: She and Numbuh One eventually break up when she realizes the world needs him more than she does, and that his first loyalty will always be to the Kids Next Door.
  • Lethal Chef: She can make a soup that doubles as a hand grenade strong enough to blow up a school.
  • Let's Get Dangerous: When she's properly motivated (either by Numbuh One being in danger or her plans being interrupted one too many times), she's a mecha-commandeering force to be reckoned with.
  • The Load: She's not an operative. Subverted when she proves to be capable of handling herself in certain situations such as "Operation: C.A.K.E.D.-T.W.O.", "Operation: P.O.O.L.", and "Operation: D.A.T.E."
  • No Indoor Voice:
  • Official Couple: Her and Numbuh One. They break up later, and she is the one who brought it up.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname
  • Palette Swap: She has the same physical appearence as one of the Delightful Children From Down The Lane (Which is lampshaded in "Operation: C.A.K.E.D.-T.W.O.").
  • Puppy Love: With Numbuh One.
  • Tsundere: Type A and hard, sometimes dipping into yandere'ish tendencies in her more extreme moods.

    Tommy Gilligan 
Tommy Gilligan (The Tommy)/ formerly Numbuh T

Numbuh Two's little brother, Tommy is an excitable child ready to fight adult tyranny. Unfortunately, circumstances effectively halted his KND career. He now fights solo as "The Tommy". Voiced by Dee Bradley Baker.

    Mushi Sanban 
Mushi Sanban

Numbuh Three's little sister. Voiced by Tara Strong.

    The Kid 
The Kid

A pilot in shades, The Kid is a rival pilot of Numbuh Two, and Numbuh Four's rival for Numbuh Three's affections. Voiced by Carlos Alazraqui.

    Maurice 
Maurice / formerly Numbuh Nine

A former K.N.D agent (Numbuh 9) who is decommissioned when he turned 13. However it's revealed he's part of a secret sect of teenagers who are still loyal to the KND and doing undercover work to help them from behind the scenes. Voiced by Khary Payton.

  • Fake Defector
  • The Mole: He was never truly decommissioned and his typical teen attitude is all an act so he can spy on the teens for the K.N.D
  • Nice Guy: Very popular with the K.N.D for his personality. His decommission is quite heartbreaking for the organization.
  • The Promise: During his younger days two of his fellow operatives get hit with Chicken Pox despite the mission being a success. He vowed he was would track the source of the chicken pox used by the teenagers and destroy it. He never manages it during his tenure with the K.N.D but after being decommissioned and turning mole for the group. He does fulfill his promise.

    Monty Uno 
Monty Uno / formerly Numbuh Zero

Numbuh 1's father. Voiced by Frank Welker and Dave Wittenberg as a kid.

     Leona 
"Leaky" Leona

A girl at Gallagher Elementary School who years ago found an ancient underground school beneath the girls' bathroom containing the Fountain of Youth. Voiced by Candi Milo.

    Mrs. Thompson 
Mrs. Thompson

Numbuh 4 and Numbuh 5's homeroom teacher at Gallagher Elementary School. Voiced by Jennifer Hale.


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