Characters / Courage The Cowardly Dog Minor Recurring Characters

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    The Computer

Voiced by: Simon Prebble

A helper who is also a bit of a jerk who Courage commonly goes to for advice on stopping the Big Bad of the episode. His advice for the most part works well, but his insults and sarcastic vibes gets contempt from Courage.
  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: This happens in "Mega Muriel the Magnificent", when a bolt of lightning temporarily turns him evil.
  • Aroused by Their Voice: Big time. He even sounds like he's orgasming at times.
  • British Stuffiness: He speaks with a British accent.
  • Catchphrase: "You twit."
  • Character Blog: He has a Twitter account, You Twits.
  • Covert Pervert: When Courage accidentally hits a key that presumably causes a bunch of websites with suggestive music to pop up, the Computer asks Courage to press it again after the former gets Muriel to leave the room.
  • A Day in the Limelight: "Mega Muriel the Magnificent" and "Hard Drive Courage".
  • Deadpan Snarker: He never misses an opportunity for dry sarcasm or sardonicism.
  • Evil Brit: In "Mega Muriel the Magnificent".
  • Grand Theft Me: During "Mega Muriel the Magnificent", the Computer somehow gains the ability to upload his personality into a human body, and winds up possessing Muriel (he tried to possess Eustace first, but his body broke into pieces in the process).
  • Freak-Out: In "Hard Drive Courage" when he gets a computer virus.
  • Good Is Not Nice: He gives advice to Courage, but he's not very nice about it.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: The end of his episode "Mega Muriel the Magnificent" particularly suggests this.
  • Mean Brit: "You twit."
  • Omniscient Database: Seems to have everything to know on how to help Courage defeat the monsters that invade their home. Keep in mind that Courage the Cowardly Dog premiered when Google was still very new.
  • Snarky Inanimate Object: The page image. For extra measure, it speaks with a dry English accent.

    Di Lung 
Voiced by: Tim Chi Ly

A guy of implied Chinese descent that makes small cameos in episodes where he almost runs into Courage (usually in his car) and says his catchphrase.
  • All There in the Script: He's never referred to by name, though his name is known.
  • Aristocrats Are Evil: Although he doesn't look like royalty, apparently his aunt is a Chinese empress (or at least has a claim to the throne). Di Lung and his aunt are definitely both evil though.
  • Ascended Extra: Went from being a background character to an occasional antagonist.
  • Asian and Nerdy: He's Chinese-American, and a genius scientist.
  • Asian Rudeness: He's a total jerkass who delivers insults with his Chinese accent.
  • Brainy Brunette: Has dark hair and is seemingly very smart, able to invent serums which transform people into animals, as well as a robot dog which can outperform a regular dog in practically every way.
  • Breakout Villain: He was popular enough with the fans to get a few major roles in episodes.
  • Catchphrase:
  • Cool Shades: He wears black sunglasses.
  • A Day in the Limelight: "Courage vs. Mecha Courage", "Courage The Fly", and "Squatting Tiger Hidden Dog".
  • The Dragon: He is this to his Auntie Empress but at least twice he went freelance.
  • Evil Genius: He is very competent in robotics and also dabbles in alchemy and the occult, being capable of not only creating shapeshifting potions, but also knowing how to use the dark arts in a case of Powered by a Forsaken Child, to sacrifice the bones of a pure person (Muriel) to reclaim his diabolical aunt's power.
  • Hypocritical Humor: Despite his catch phrase he's just as likely to be the one not paying attention.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: He is modeled after Tim Chi Ly (the guy who did his voice).
  • Insufferable Genius: He's very smart and has a rude and stuck-up personality.
  • Jerkass: He's very rude to all passers by.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Like Eustace, he will usually pay for being a jerk.
  • Lean and Mean: A skinny Jerkass.
  • Mad Scientist: He has created the Mecha-Courage robot, and also potions that can turn people into flies or buffalo.
  • Noodle People: Very long and thin body.
  • Recurring Extra: He would often pop up very briefly to utter his catchphrase. He was essentially an extra until about halfway through the series, when he became more active in the plot.
  • Repeating so the Audience Can Hear: Whenever the Evil Empress says something in Chinese, he reiterates it in English.
  • Sinister Shades: A sinister person who always wears glasses, and at times he has sinister plans.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: He is over confident in his talents to the point that he calls himself "perfect."
  • Smarter Than You Look: He's actually quite smart when you think that he was able to build things like Mecha-Courage or create magic potions (even if at first he failed at making what he wanted: a water buffalo). He was also a former student of the "Perfect" Teacher.
  • The Sociopath: He has absolutely no moral qualms. He can hurt a dog out of sadism, or horribly kill an old lady out of a desire for power. If he wasn't used as a background character most of the time, he would take more credit as one of the show's evilest villains.
  • Totally Radical: He may be an Asian mad scientist, though you probably wouldn't know because of his style of clothing, irreverent attitude, and catchphrase.

    Dr. Vindaloo 
Voiced by: Paul Schoeffler

Nowhere's resident doctor. Not very reliable.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: They usually cover his eyes completely.
  • Bollywood Nerd: Implied to be Indian. Subverted because he's not very bright, and probably not a legitimate doctor either.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "There is nothing I can do, nothing at all."
    • "There is nothing to worry about! But there is nothing I can do."
    • "Just keep soaking it!"
    • "What is up with that?"
    • "This is the worst case of [X disease that is clearly not what's happening] I've ever seen."
  • Cloudcuckoolander: He's extremely absent-minded and incompetent.
  • Ditzy Genius: Despite all of his incompetence, he has, on occasion, been a great help, like in "Invisible Muriel", where he managed to discover how to return Muriel to normal.
  • Dressed to Heal: Though much of the time it feels that being dressed to give some useless advice and deny any possible solution would be more appropriate.
  • Einstein Hair: A doctor with gray Einstein-esque hair.
  • Funny Foreigner: He's a funny Indian Cloudcuckoolander.
  • Mad Doctor: Sometimes. He ranges from "incompetent and unhelpful" to "batshit insane and grossly unqualified."
  • Mad Scientist: He did use an ancient creature's bone to try and turn Courage into a giant monster that could save Muriel. Most of the time however he doesn't feel as intelligent enough to be mad.
  • Morally Ambiguous Doctorate: His degree explicitly reads "M.D. Quack". He is also awfully easy to buy off, as he was willing to the sell the secrets of his doctor-patient confidentiality regarding Muriel.

    Ma Bagge 
Voiced by: Billie Lou Watt

Eustace's mother. Rather equally a Jerkass to her son as he is to Courage, she insults Eustace at every opportunity and as a contrast to her son she is nice to Courage. Occasionally she is the antagonist of a few episodes especially when it's something about helping with a company that helps with wigs.

    Charlie The Mouse 
A large delivery mouse who is apparently friends with Courage.

    Shirley the Medium 
Voiced by: Mary Testa

A gypsy chihuahua who is a witch and fortune-teller. She offers help or sells magical objects from her trailer. She is able to place curses on those who cross her (usually Eustace), and Courage has to go find her in order to reverse them.
  • Amazing Technicolor Wildlife: She is a green-furred dog.
  • Anti-Hero: She can be very helpful unless angered.
  • Berserk Button: Being rude to her and swindling her.
  • The Cassandra: She often outright warns Eustace not to do something, but he never listens. That's why her catchphrase is pretty much telling him I Told You So.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "The stupid one, he (insert action Eustace shouldn't have done here), yes?"
    • "The stupid one, he's stupid, yes?"
  • Deadpan Snarker: Toward Eustace.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: She goes as far as cursing anyone who is mean to her, although considering it's usually Eustace, it's kinda deserved. Doesn't excuse the fact that she curses Muriel at one point, however.
  • Dogs Are Dumb: Inverted. She is rather intelligent.
  • Fortune Teller: Shirley the Medium is a witch and fortune-teller.
  • Fully Dressed Cartoon Animal: One of the few cartoon animals in the show to wear a full set of clothes.
  • Good Is Not Nice: She can be very helpful until she's provoked into cursing the offender.
  • Great Gazoo: A female chihuahua who serves as a mystical fortuneteller.
  • Gypsy Curse: Puts these on Eustace.
  • I Told You So: "The stupid one, he (something she warned Eustace not to do but he did anyway), yes?"
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She is rather greedy for money, but also very helpful.
  • Karmic Trickster: She's normally a rather nice person when you stay on her good side, and often helps out Courage when he asks. However, if you're mean to her, she'll put a curse on you in a heartbeat, but she'll always leave a loophole for you to get out of them.
  • Seen It All: Nothing really seems to faze her and she often knows how to deal with a lot of supernatural things Courage faces.
  • Talking Animal: Unlike Courage, she always speaks in fluent English.
  • The Trickster: An archetypal one, she has great powers and the highest intellect from Courage's allies and uses them to punish whoever acts immorally (mostly Eustace).

A recurring character. A short, bald man.

    Horst Bagge 
Eustace's deceased brother.
  • The Ace: He seemed to have been the best at everything, which he liked to rub in Eustace's face.
  • Adventurer Archaeologist: He found a cursed golden hat on a remote island.
  • Aloof Big Brother: As seen in a flashback, he didn't ever allow his "useless" younger brother to accompany him on hunting trips.
  • Always Someone Better: To Eustace. He was favored greatly by his parents, and was an explorer who bested Eustace at everything.
  • Big Brother Bully: He turned his little brother into an asshole like him. He even gave him the nickname "Useless".
  • Cool Shades: Wears a pair.
  • Egomaniac Hunter: He was a hunter and outdoorsman. He would refuse to take Eustace along on his hunting trips.
  • Generation Xerox: Less so than his brother. Horst looks just like his dad, but with more muscle, a tan, and no beard.
  • Jerkass: It seems to run in the Bagge family.
  • Jerk Jock: He was an athletic braggart and very mean to Eustace, calling him useless and not a real man like him. Though it seems that he was also more intelligent.
  • Lantern Jaw of Justice: Minus the justice.
  • Nice Hat: As part of his explorer outfits.
  • Posthumous Character: Although Eustace does contact Horst's soul in the afterlife through Shirley's seance ritual.
  • Sinister Shades: Like the rest of his family he wore glasses, and like the rest of his family he was evil.

    Mr. Frith 
Another recurring character. A Top-Heavy Guy with a square jaw and a large mustache, which is red or white, depending on what character he's playing in the episode.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Cookies as seen in "Courage Meets The Mummy", and doughnuts as seen in "Courage in the Big Stinkin' City".

    Parachute Lady 
Another recurring extra. A slim lady in a green jumpsuit.
  • Green Eyes: That match with her green jumpsuit.
  • Motor Mouth: She rambles on and on to the Mayan Mummy, so he parachutes out of the plane.
  • No Name Given: Her name is never revealed.
  • Noodle People: She's drawn this way like most normal human characters on the show.

    Nowhere Newsman 
The anchorman of Nowhere News. You'll know him as the guy who narrates the show's opening.