troperville

tools

toys

SubpagesAwesome
Characters
FanficRecs
Funny
Heartwarming
Main
Trivia
WesternAnimation
YMMV

main index

Narrative

Genre

Media

Topical Tropes

Other Categories

TV Tropes Org
random
Characters: Godzilla: The Series
    open/close all folders 

    Kaiju 

Godzilla/Zilla, Jr.

  • All Your Powers Combined: He's got the best abilities of both Zilla and the Japanese Godzilla.
  • Badass: Defeats giant monsters on a regular basis.
  • Berserk Button: If you value your life, do NOT mess with his "father" Nick Tatopulous.
  • Big Damn Heroes: 24/7
  • The Big Guy: They don't come much bigger.
  • Breath Weapon: A green napalm-like blast of fire. His spines and eyes flash just before he uses it.
  • Fan Nickname: "Toonzilla"
  • Gentle Giant: Has his moments. When he's not fighting monsters, he's usually shown just hanging out in the Hudson, minding his own business.
  • Happily Adopted: He imprinted on Nick as his father and has loyally followed him since.
  • Horrifying Hero: Godzilla is over 300 feet tall, looks like a cross between an iguana and a Tyrannosaurus rex, and breathes a stream of atomic fire. The citizens of New York are quite justifiably terrified of him. Well, those reasons and the whole fact that his biological father kinda destroyed a good chunk of the infrastructure of New York during the movie...
  • It Can Think: He's been shown to be surprisingly clever at times, outwitting some monsters, responding appropriately to Nick's instructions and even recognizing when the situation calls for different tactics.
  • Last of His Kind: Can't reproduce asexually and killed his resurrected biological-turned-cyborg parent, the original Zilla, in "Monster Wars".
  • Lightning Bruiser: Is as fast and agile as Zilla but has the strength, durability and atomic breath of the Japanese Godzilla.
  • Love Hurts: In one episode, he fell in love with a mutant Komodo dragon, Komodithrax, and became her mate and surrogate father of her egg (she could reproduce asexually). When she and the egg were lost at the end of the episode, Zilla Jr. roared his grief and despair to the world.
  • Power Glows: His eyes and spines right before he uses his atomic power breath.
  • Tail Slap: One of his most effective attacks.
  • Took a Level in Badass: (For the third time on this page alone) In addition to having what good qualities Zilla possessed, he has the original Godzilla's tough hide, healing, strength, determination and, of course, his power breath. Plus he's pretty smart.
  • Vegetarian Carnivore: Inverted. He's a mutated marine iguana, which are herbivores, but his diet consists mainly of fish. He's also chased after giant mutant rats in one episode.
    • Amusingly, the team once tried to feed him seaweed substitute to prevent him overeating the local fish stocks, but he simply spat it back out once he tasted it.

Crustaceous Rex

  • Always a Bigger Fish: Was the primary predator of the giant squids that were attacking people.
  • Combat Tentacles: It uses its tentacles to grapple with its opponents.
  • Super Spit: Able to shoot tar from its mouth.
  • Unexplained Recovery: Survives his encounter with Godzilla after the former destroyed his tentacles and buried him alive with a rock slide.

Cyber-Godzilla/Zilla, Sr.

  • Back from the Dead: The Leviathan aliens resurrect him as a cyborg in "Monster Wars."
  • Breath Weapon: Somehow has one when he became a cyborg. He didn't actually have one in the film (where it was more of a wind blast roar). Also, it's blue compared to his son's green.
  • Expy: Of Mechagodzilla. Ironically, Kiryu of Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla seems to be based on him.
  • Macross Missile Massacre: Although he uses them more conservatively than his Mechagodzilla expies, with beam weapons being the preferred choice.
  • More than Mind Control: It seems Cyber-Godzilla wants to die when his eyes are normal color instead of green (when the monsters are mind-controlled, their eyes becomes green).

    Humans 

Dr. Niko "Nick" Tatopoulos (Ian Ziering)

Proud "dad" of a giant mutated lizard.

Dr. Elsie Chapman (Charity James)

Dr. Mendel Craven (Malcolm Dunare)

  • Butt Monkey: Usually gets the short end of the stick.
  • Meaningful Name: Craven means "coward".
  • Sickly Neurotic Geek: As lampshaded in the episode "Hive":
    Monique: *exasperated* "Is there nothing he is not allergic to?"
    Elsie: *cheerfully* "Nope."
    • In short: a summer cold from the movie, rat dander, pollen, bee stings, chances of bronchitis, getting over a normal cold, plenty of sun protection (SPF 90 and robe, anyone?), sand making him itch, sun giving him blisters, earaches from swimming, requires the occasional use of an inhaler, plus allergies to several "variety of trees and shrubs, most grasses, a couple dozen animals, 25 or so foods, rubber, and rubber products". The ONE time he truly gets sick is after getting infected by the Giant Bacillus's slime in "What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been".
  • The Smart Guy

Randy Hernandez (Rino Romano)

  • Amazon Chaser: His attraction to Monique is evident the first time they meet. The first time they meet involves her judo-flipping him.
  • Gratuitous Spanish: Although prominent in the episode "D.O.A." where they're in Central America, it must be noted that Portuguese is different from most forms of Spanish.
    • Both are Romance languages, meaning they're descended from Latin. Some misunderstandings are understandable.
  • Playful Hacker: Messes with NIGEL on an episodic basis.
  • Slap-Slap-Kiss: With Monique.
  • Twofer Token Minority: Black-Portuguese.

Monique Dupre (Brigitte Bako)

  • Action Girl: Very competent in combat and infiltration.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her usual outfit. Her on-the-field outfit has a proper T-shirt.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Even more than Elsie.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: When she first encounters Randy, his crush on her was unrequited, and working with the team was strictly business-only. Later on, she became a bit more comfortable with the team and started liking Randy a little.
  • Determinator: Still kept going in spite of a broken leg in "Hive" until the end as one example. Which leads to...
  • Don't You Dare Pity Me!: Practically jumped down Craven's throat when he offered to help her with her broken leg. It took a volcanic eruption and Craven flipping out at her to convince her to (grudgingly) admit that it was okay to accept help.
  • Gratuitous French: Speaks French on occasion.
  • The Lancer
  • Peek-a-Bangs: Not entirely her left eye, but it covers Sexy (Randy's perspective), Deceptive (a French secret agent), and Antisocial (usually butting heads with the others' non-lethal preferences).
  • Slap-Slap-Kiss: With Randy.
  • Threefer Token Minority: French-Vietnamese woman.

N.I.G.E.L. (Tom Kenny)

Major Anthony Hicks (Kevin Dunn)

  • Majorly Awesome: To an extent. While he usually plays second fiddle to H.E.A.T. and Junior, Hicks does have his own moments of Awesome, is usually out on the field getting dirty, and does note that he sometimes have to follow orders despite the team's advice.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: While he has voiced that he would prefer to nuke every mutation out there, he understands the necessity of keeping Junior around and has many times let HEAT do things their way to save the day.

Audrey Timmonds (Paget Brewster)

  • Going for the Big Scoop: This actually jeopardizes her relationship with Nick in one episode when Junior was going through his version of growing pains.
  • Hot Scoop: Nick seems to think so.
  • Intrepid Reporter: While she does cover normal stuff, she does like a bigger story.
  • Off the Record: During the episode where it was done documentary-style and dealing with "eco-friendly terrorists," Audrey destroyed the final tape, citing that some secrets are best kept hidden.
  • Red Shirt Reporter: Occasionally to her delight.

Victor "Animal" Palotti (Joe Pantoliano)

  • Deadpan Snarker: Has his moments.
  • Nerves of Steel: While most other people are either ducking or scrambling for cover during the latest "Godzilla vs Monster of the Week" throw down, he still keeps on taping in the middle of the action and doesn't let go of his camera, come hell or high water.
  • Red Shirt Reporter: Being Audrey's main cameraman, it happens.

Phillipe Roache (Keith Szarabajka)

Cameron Winter (David Newsom)

G.I. Joe: Sigma 6Characters/Western AnimationGravity Falls

random
TV Tropes by TV Tropes Foundation, LLC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org.
Privacy Policy
29200
26