A Character Sheet for characters appearing within Disney's Goof Troop series. Characters from the movie spin-offs, A Goofy Movie and An Extremely Goofy Movie will also be included for simplicity's sake.
Amazingly Embarrassing Parents: If it's not embarrassing enough that he ends up following Max to school (twice, although the two events are mutually exclusive), it certainly is that he continues to baby Max in public when Max is a teenager. Or an adult.
Good Parents: Despite being weird and embarrassing, he truly does care about Max, and does try to make Max happy and do what's best for him most of the time, even if it doesn't always work. He is also very good at being emotionally supportive and generally talking to kids. He acts as a Parental Substitute for PJ on occasion, and is shown being able to talk to and calm Pistol down (if only for a moment). He also does baby photography in the movie, where it is clear the kids and their parents adore him.
Horrible Judge of Character: In general, his relationship with Pete. Being The Pollyanna he doesn't seem to have any concept of what a Jerk Ass Pete is, regarding Pete as his bestest best friend in the entire world, in spite of Pete's typical disdain of him.
Iron Butt Monkey: Oh, Goofy. Your stupidity got you injured again... and again... and there seem to be no long-lasting ill-effects.
Lethal Chef: Don't eat Goofy's "Goofy Burgers". You'll regret it. The one he made for PJ punched Waffles in the face.
Lethally Stupid: The cause of many of Pete's mishaps, especially in "Goof Fellas" when Goofy gets them both in trouble with The Mafia and given special attention in "The Good, the Bad, and the Goofy", although in that episode, the stupidity manages to save Pete.
Literal-Minded: Several jokes in the series come from him not understanding when Pete is using a metaphor or being sarcastic. Strangely, he's pretty good at making analogies himself.
Made of Iron: The only way he manages to survive the troubles he gets himself into.
Goofy: Easy, Pete, or I'll have to bring you to your senses! You're historical!
Meaningful Name: As with all versions of the character, he ain't called Goofy for nothing.
Mistaken for Badass: Goofy was once known as "the Skull". Though apparently nobody knew it was short for numbskull.
Nice Guy: All he really wants to do is help other people out with their problems, no matter how grateful they end up being to him.
Parental Substitute: To PJ on occasions, most notably in "O R-V, I N-V U", where he successfully cheers him up with a motivational speech. PJ does have a father at home but he's not a very good one.
The Pollyanna: He suffers physical injury regularly, is continually screwed over by his neighbor, and his son doesn't always appreciate what he does for him. He still maintains one of the two cheeriest and most optimistic dispositions on the show... most of the time, but even he has his breaking points.
Simpleton Voice: Goofy manages to pull this off and still maintain something of an emotional range.
Too Dumb to Fool: Occasionally Pete will try to trick him but due to his stupidity Goofy will cause more harm than good, most notably when Pete hypnotizes him in "In Goof We Trust."
Too Dumb to Live: His stupidity puts him in life-threatening danger on several occasions and he doesn't know any better, with mistaking The Mafia for tailors in "Goof Fellas" being the biggest example. He usually survives only due to dumb luck and being Made of Iron.
Vitriolic Best Buds: With Pete of the one-sided variety; Pete hates him but he doesn't hate Pete back.
The relatively serious and ambitious son of Goofy. He is the next door neighbor of the Pete family, and is PJ's best friend. He often comes up with schemes and involves PJ. In A Goofy Movie, he befriends Bobby and gets together with Roxanne.
Adorkable: He's socially awkward around the girl he likes and he is Goofy's son, but he's adorable for it.
Anti-Hero: When he can, he will consistently help out people in need (from his dad to his depressed neighbor to one of his enemies), and will not go out of his way to hurt other people...but he will resort to underhanded tactics in order to get what he wants sometimes, such as lying to his crush, tricking his dad, or taking advantage of his friends.
Berserk Button: Okay, so he doesn't exactly go berserk, but Max consistently, and always, hates it when somebody tells him he looks/acts/talks just like his dad.
Bratty Teenage Son: A male example in the movies and on a few occasions on the show. Max cares about his popularity and image, loudly complains about minor inconveniences, and is somewhat materialistic. Most of the time this shows up, however, he learns to appreciate what he has... for now.
Chromatic Arrangement: In An Extremely Goofy Movie with PJ (blue) and Bobby (green), he's the red-wearing main character.
Comic Trio: The reckless leader to PJ (powerless) and Bobby (follower) during the "Stand Out" stunt, since he's the one who comes up with the plan.
Fat and Skinny: The skinny to PJ's fat. He's played as both the leader and the optimist.
Fearless Fool: Not stupid, but he is incredibly optimistic and doesn't worry about much of anything. At least before the movies. One time he decided it would be a good idea to help a baby bear find its parents. Another time he decided to go downtown without supervision. Then of course there are the Distressed Dude moments.
Max(completely calmly talking about a baby bear): Remember the three rules of camping. "Be clean, be courteous, and be careful." Helping this little guy is the courteous thing to do.
PJ(agitated): You let me know when we hit that part about "careful".
Friendless Background: Max is revealed in "Everything's Coming Up Goofy" to have only been friends with trees before moving to Spoonerville, and in "Pistolgeist" Goofy talks about how Max had an Imaginary Friend, until the day that he met his first real friend, PJ. This is mutual.
Living Emotional Crutch: To PJ. While PJ's not exactly sunshine-and-rainbows with Max around, the pilot shows that without him, things would be a lot worse. Normally, this is shown from PJ being devastated when they end up in a (one-sided) fight, but in An Extremely Goofy Movie, he relapses from his Character Development when Max threatens to transfer.
PJ(upon hearing that he's not allowed to see Max again): Oh, well... at least I had one day of fun in my life... twenty-four wonderful, happenin' hours.
Missing Mom: Max's mother has never been seen or even mentioned, and thus it's not actually known who she even is or what happened to her.
No Sympathy: Zig-Zagged. Sometimes Max will be very sympathetic—such as in the pilot and "Close Encounters of the Weird Mime"—and go out of his way to help, but other times he just can't fathom why PJ might be upset at being treated inconsiderately, nervous about a plan, or annoyed that Max complains about his dad in front of him. He also accuses him of being a bad friend thrice despite the fact that every time he was either obviously contrite or actively denying the betrayal. Goofy tries to tell Max to be more sympathetic when this happens.
Not So Different: From Pete. Even though Max despises Pete, he is just as guilty at times of being self-absorbed and using other people as a means to an end. Their chemistry works out a little too well in "O, R-V, I N-V U."
Red Is Heroic: The most traditionally heroic character of both the show and the movies, he always wears a red hoodie or shirt.
Shared Family Quirks: When Max hits puberty, he inherits the Goofy laugh, which embarrasses him greatly.
Shipper on Deck: Very supportive when PJ wants to get with Rose Deckenbloom. Also, he doesn't actively support the relationship before it happens, but he definitely appears smug that PJ got Beret Girl instead of Bobby. He's also rather supportive of Goofy and Sylvia in the sequel; at first, it's just because he hopes she'll keep Goofy busy so he doesn't start bugging him and his friends, but toward the end he's genuinely supportive.
Silly Rabbit, Idealism Is for Kids!: He is extremely optimistic in the show, even glossing over possible negative consequences. But by the movies, he's even more negative than PJ, though he seems to have gotten somewhat better in the sequel.
Spotlight-Stealing Squad: The show had an ensemble cast giving both fathers and sons roughly equal attention. Max was actually in fewer episodes than either Goofy or Pete and was not any (or much) more important than PJ. In the movies, the focus is all about him, even in the sequel when Goofy and PJ are the ones getting Love Interests and bettering themselves/starting to feel better.
Straight Man and Wise Guy: A relatively mutual partnership with PJ, though Max is the wise guy more often due to his shortsightedness.
Adaptational Heroism. Pete was made a far nicer guy in the series than his typical portrayals. Not especially nice mind you, he's still a Jerk Ass, but he's not an outright villain.
Aesop Amnesia: His "I'm a terrible parent" breakdown in "Axed By Addition", a very early episode (first by some counts) had no effect whatsoever on how he treated PJ in the rest of the series. Or even the rest of the episode, once he found out PJ wasn't really dying. He more or less learned the lesson again in "From Air to Eternity", and then the movies came around.
Alliterative Name/Repetitive Name: Like all of the examples on this show, he is never actually referred to by his full name, just separately as "Pete(r)" and "Mr. Pete."
Anti-Hero: He's not a good person by any means, and he does have a conflict with all of the other male characters on the show, but he also has standards and is treated like a protagonist by the POV shifts. Despite causing the lion's share of problems for everyone including himself, many of which are at least partly intentional, he has shown that he can do the right thing on several fleeting occasions.
Big Eater: In one episode he pretended to go on a diet. When he received power bars in the mail he ate six in one sitting, which Peg described as "snacking between snacks". His response when he heard he was only supposed to eat one per meal?
Pete: Well, then you better get cooking. I've eaten a half dozen of these; that's six meals!
Consummate Liar: He manages to get a decent income on a used car lot he sells broken if not entirely useless cars on, and to repeatedly trick his fairly smart neighbor kid, and his own son, who is completely aware (first-hand) of how much of a Jerkass he is, though his lies do end up found out by the end of most episodes.
Cranky Neighbor: It can be trying living next door to Goofy, the Lethally StupidCloudcuckoolander. However, he becomes cranky at smaller things, like Goofy's Verbal Tics, and it's shown in the pilot that at least part of his animosity stems from Goofy making him lose a game back in high school.
Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: There are moments of this, but especially when he goes into a volcano to rescue Peg's first anniversary gift in "Peg o' the Jungle".
Financial Abuse: Repeatedly harms PJ financially, whether by stealing/withholding money, using him as free advertising, or forcing him to do hard labor for nothing or essentially nothing. He'll occasionally do the first two things to Pistol as well.
Freudian Excuse: He had one for becoming so angry about "When the Saints Go Marching In" in "Dr. Horatio's Magic Orchestra" and one for wanting to tear down the mini-golf in "Tee for Two", but the biggest example is that much of his animosity towards Goofy (and by extension, Max) stems from Goofy accidentally making Pete lose the big football game in high school.
Goofy Print Underwear: When his underwear is exposed it is usually a pair of brightly-colored boxers with hearts on it.
Hair-Trigger Temper: Sometimes doing something seemingly innocuous can send him on a screaming tirade. This helps explain why PJ is so terrified of him.
Happily Married: A few episodes do draw attention to this, and Pete does really love Peg, to the point where the idea that his marriage could be threatened is one of the few things that can get him to straighten up and into action.
Hate Sink: His unlikable personality and poor treatment of other characters makes his schemes' failures all the more satisfying, along with his Chew Toy status. Downplayed in that Pete does have some, albeit infrequent, intentionally sympathetic moments.
Henpecked Husband: Sometimes Peg can be very pushy with him. How sympathetic he is in this department depends on the episode, but usually Peg has a very good reason for her behavior (such as trying to protect her children).
Hypocrite: He holds other people to standards he doesn't even try to reach himself and will freely insult people for seeming to possess character flaws he also has. One of the biggest examples is the fact that he's shown to be afraid of heights on multiple occasions and lies to PJ about it, guilt-tripping him for being a "phony" and for being afraid of heights himself in "From Air to Eternity".
Hypocritical Heartwarming: Sure, he can push PJ around and publicly humiliate him all he wants, but if someone outside his family does it it's completely unacceptable, even if it's an accident.
It's All About Me: He generally doesn't even consider how anyone else will be affected by his behavior, just whether it's good for him in the end.
Lack of Empathy: He sees the other characters most often as means to an end and either doesn't notice or doesn't care how much anguish he causes any of them until something drastic happens, and even then it's more about him trying to keep them in his life than actually caring how they feel. He does display empathy to the little boy who lost at mini-golf in "Tee for Two", however.
Laser-Guided Karma: Whatever it is Pete does wrong, you can bet he'll end up suffering for it.
Lazy Bum: If he wants something done, he usually chooses between tricking Goofy into doing it for him or enslaving PJ (and occasionally also Max). If he's feeling a bit more generous to PJ, he'll actually bribe him and Pistol into doing the work for him. He will whine whenever Peg expects him to do something, and will blatantly criticize anyone else for being lazy.
Lazy Husband: He gets upset whenever Peg asks him to do something, while taking for granted that she will do the housework. However, he is more often seen deliberately pushing around his son and neighbor than his wife. In "Mrs. Spoonerville" Pete tries to avert this... but fails, and eventually resorts to bribing his children to do the housework for him, which he is then called out on.
Malaproper: To the point that in "Good Neighbor Goof", PJ emulates his attitude (so that he can be friends with Max) and adds the malapropisms.
Manipulative Bastard: Manipulates his neighbors and his son on multiple occasions, which changes style depending on their weaknesses. This is Lampshaded in "Fool's Gold:"
Goofy: Trust me!
Pete: Well, okay... but you better not mean what I mean when I say that!
Miles Gloriosus: He claims he used to be a champion wrestler in "The Incredible Bulk", and that he has done countless acrobatic feats in "From Air to Eternity." He makes these up completely just for bragging purposes, and they do come to bite him in the butt later.
Not So Different: From Max. He clearly thinks Max is inferior, but the truth is Max has the same level of guile, ambition, and leadership that Pete does. In "O, R-V, I N-V U," Pete does see the similarities between him and Max, and their relationship ends up working a little too well.
Oo C Is Serious Business: In both "For Pete's Sake" and "Terminal Pete," PJ is wholly confused by Pete being nice and attentive to him. Pete acts that way in those episodes because he thinks he's going to die.
Papa Wolf: When PJ isn't in life-threatening danger, Pete is an absolute Jerkass to him. But when he is (at least as far as Pete knows), Pete becomes very concerned and does everything he can to save him. He also shows this attitude towards Pistol in "Three Ring Bind."
Parental Favoritism: When PJ and Pistol are in focus, Pete invariably treats PJ like dirt and Pistol like a princess (or is implied to). When PJ and Pistol are not in focus, Pete usually treats them equally... both with either negligence or civil distance. But in the many episodes where he mistreats exactly one child, regardless of focus, it's always PJ.
The Patriarch: He's the manly man who runs the house, takes tyrannical authority over his Nice Guy son while holding him to high expectations, and seems to believe that his son deserves to be treated by a different standard than his wife and daughter. He's also quick to jump into action any time anyone in his family is in danger.
Real Men Wear Pink: Pete has purple pajamas and pink bunny slippers. And the luxury sports car he wanted in one episode was colored Cherry Pink.
Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: Has on multiple occasions used his money to try to push his own selfish agenda. "Tee for Two" is a big example, where he almost managed to get the mini-golf course torn down just because he was a sore loser.
Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The manly man to PJ's sensitive guy. He has a deep voice, stereotypically manly interests, and an aggressive personality.
Small Name, Big Ego: Pete is convinced that he is smarter than everyone else when in many ways he's in the bottom two, and in general a far better catch than he actually is. He also seems to believe that his bad-to-mediocre parenting is worth sharing or winning awards for as shown in A Goofy Movie and "Meanwhile, Back at the Ramp."
The anxious and longsuffering son of Pete and Peg and brother of Pistol. He is the next door neighbor of the Goof family and Max's best friend. He is often dragged into Max's schemes as a sidekick. In A Goofy Movie, he befriends Bobby. In An Extremely Goofy Movie, he gets together with Beret Girl.
Acrofatic: Very overweight, but decent at both skateboarding and biking, able to run nearly as fast as Max, and able to make risky jumps when the situation calls for it.
Adorkable: Takes both the "dork" part and the "adorable" part pretty far, being a baby-faced fat kid with an extremely socially awkward personality that makes Max look like a smooth operator and a voice that never changed.
Alliterative Name/Repetitive Name: Like all the examples on the show, he is never actually referred to by his fall name—the fullest it ever gets is "Pete Jr." and we know his last name from context.
Bad Liar: Usually he will not even consider lying a possibility, attempt to find a way to technically not lie, evade the direct questions entirely, or come up with a ridiculous explanation such as "I'm trying to see how hot I can make my knees!" (Of course, Goofy believed him about that one anyway). As Pete puts it in "To Heir Is Human", his problem is "a bad habit of telling the truth." Any time a lie helps PJ reach his goal, it's entirely Max's doing.
Beatnik: Seems "New PJ" assimilated to Beret Girl by incorporating her mannerisms and fashion sense.
Because You Were Nice to Me: His Undying Loyalty to Max blossoms because Max went out of his way to show him compassion and even help him out of his situation by providing him with a chance to play, respite from his chores, and a friend.
Big Eater: Several jokes to this effect are made throughout the series, but one of the biggest examples is this line from An Extremely Goofy Movie:
Max: Hey, Peej, isn't ten hot dogs enough? Pass 'em over here!
Big Fun: He gains elements of this after his Character Development, becoming a lot less bashful and gaining a more positive attitude. Before then he's practically an inversion, having one of the most negative outlooks and being the most openly hurt character in the series.
Birds of a Feather: He and Beret Girl both care more about personality than looks, have a somewhat cynical attitude, and are interested in beatnik poetry. He and Rose Deckenbloom are both sweet and incredibly timid, and understand what it's like to be belittled.
Character Development: After Beret Girl chooses him over Bobby in An Extremely Goofy Movie, he becomes much more confident, much more willing to show his true colors, much calmer (except for when he relapses), and much more enthusiastic. Most importantly of all, his life satisfaction level completely reverses from the beginning of the movie.
Chromatic Arrangement: In An Extremely Goofy Movie, he's the uptight blue with Max (red) and Bobby (green).
Comic Trio: During the "Stand Out" stunt, with Max (leader) and Bobby (follower), he plays the powerless protesting party. Played With in that it took less to get him involved than it did Bobby.
Deadpan Snarker: Generally a more covert example when it comes to parent-snarking, but he's usually willing to snark to Max's face, and on some occasions to Pete's as well.
The Drag-Along: Almost always reluctant to join Max on his plans (often with good reasons), but always does so anyway. Lampshaded in "Slightly Dinghy" in the second half of the Gilligan Cut.
The Eeyore: Often is understandably gloomy, and his pessimism can manifest in despair, especially in his focus episodes and the pilot, but he can tread closer to a remarkably compassionate Stepford Snarker when he's partnered with Max.
Evil Sounds Deep: Inverted. He is extremely kind and, as becomes clear by the second movie if not the first, a countertenor.
Fat and Skinny: The fat to Max's skinny. He's played as a pessimistic critic of Max's plans.
Fat Best Friend: The insecure pal to Max, almost exclusively, primarily not for his weight, though the other types (confident and wacky) show up rarely, either when he's alone with Max or after his Character Development, the first more than the second.
Fat Cat: Shaped very similarly to his dad, despite all of their differences.
Friendless Background: Max and PJ were eleven when they first met, and PJ states in "Goodbye Mr. Goofy" that Max is the Only Friend he's ever had. When combined with his insecurities and the state of his home life, Max becoming his Living Emotional Crutch was close to inevitable.
Gentle Giant: One of the two fattest (and three biggest) characters in the series, he is completely passive, sensitive, and kind. He never puts his own self-interest above that of another character.
Has a Type: Though he has infrequently shown mild attraction to other characters, he only ever falls head-over-heels in love with girls who recite poetry in front of him. The way they look seems to be entirely moot.
Hidden Depths: Due to his insecurities, there are quite a few traits that don't surface often. See The So-Called Coward and Beware the Nice Ones for some examples, although the most prominent example is probably that he's poetically inclined, which even surprised Max, who had been friends with him for seven years when it surfaced.
In Touch with His Feminine Side: He's shy, passive, emotional, and very interested in poetry to the point of getting a crush on someone who recited it twice. In contrast, he cannot stand many of the stereotypically "manly" activities his dad wants him to do. Notably, he was asked out by Beret Girl in the second movie.
Insecure Love Interest: He says literally nothing to Beret Girl (being visibly stunned speechless every time) before she starts flirting with him, after which point he recites a poem about how no one notices fat people, no matter how they act. Then after she sympathetically and lovingly responds, asking him to dance, he immediately becomes a lotless insecure.
Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: With Beret Girl. Their similarities are complemented by Beret Girl being much more bold, aggressive, and flirtatious than PJ is.
Nice Guy: He is very loyal, honest, helpful, patient, forgiving, and on multiple occasions puts aside his own problems in order to be happy for Max. Unlike Goofy, he is not too dumb to realize he's getting a raw deal, though he doesn't complain about it that much.
Only Sane Man: Of the characters who go on the most adventures, he is the only one with any common sense: Max is a Fearless Fool, Goofy is Too Dumb to Live, and Pete is too busy thinking about what will happen if his plans work to notice what will happen if they don't. He's The Drag-Along for a reason.
Out of Focus: In the first movie, he's only in about a third of the scenes and has very few lines and little screentime in most of those, though he is a main character again in the sequel, unlike his dad.
Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The sensitive guy to Pete's manly man. He has a high voice, generally unmanly interests, and a mostly passive personality.
Shrinking Violet: Part of why he has such a hard time asking out Rose Deckenbloom. And why Beret Girl asked him out in An Extremely Goofy Movie. But he's incredibly shy just in general. The contrast between him and Bobby is huge, especially noticeable when they see Beret Girl the first time and when Max calls them "serious athletes."
Sibling Yin-Yang: He's shy, melancholy, prudent, and nice, unlike his sister Pistol.
The So-Called Coward: Very cautious, pessimistic, and shy... but he has risked his life on multiple occasions to protect Max.
Stepford Snarker: A remarkably compassionate variation in some episodes when he's paired up with Max, where he snarks the hardest when Max is either treating him inconsiderately or involving Pete with something, though in his own focus episodes he's more likely to be The Eeyore.
Stout Strength: Though he doesn't think of himself as very strong, he has fought off bullies before, and his father makes him do a lot of manual labor which is pretty intense.
Straight Man and Wise Guy: A mostly mutual relationship with Max, though he's more likely to be the straight man due to his cautiousness.
Undying Loyalty: To Max. Shown very clearly in "O R-V, I N-V U", "Talent to the Max", and "Tub Be or Not Tub Be", all of which involve Max either ignoring or deliberately dumping him (with reasons only the audience knows are false), and PJ going out of his way to help Max anyway.
The Unfavorite: His mother does treat him fairly, but his father outright abuses him (and is strict with him even on a good day) while spoiling his sister.
"Well Done, Son" Guy: In some episodes PJ will try and fail to make Pete proud, mainly because Pete's standards are generally unrealistic to meet if not hypocritical or nonexistent/illusory.
White Gloves: Just like his father, except that sometimes he would not wear them on the show.
Voiced by: April Winchell
The wise and influential wife of Pete and mother of PJ and Pistol. She is the next door neighbor to the Goof family. She serves as a supporting role on the show. She isn't present in the movies.
Action Mom: To an extent, but she is capable of punching out a guy twice her size. According to Pete in "Peg Of The Jungle", she lifts weights at the gym and has a black belt in karate.
Deadpan Snarker: When you're the Only Sane Woman, it's kind of hard not to be. Both Pete and Goofy find themselves on her receiving end, though Pete tends to get it more.
Fiery Redhead: Has one hell of a temper, but only when there's reasonable cause to think wrongdoing is occurring.
Fur Bikini: In "Peg Of The Jungle" she wears one as part of her jungle queen costume.
Good Parents: Despite often being busy, Peg will not hesitate to step into action when she notices her husband acting out of line in regards to her children.
Happily Married: Kinda. Her and Pete don't have the most stable of marriages, but Peg makes it very clear on numerous occasions that she does genuinely love him, and wouldn't trade him for anything else. He may be a jerk, but he's her jerk.
Hartman Hips: Peg is probably among the curviest females in Disney history, with hips wider than her shoulders.
Mama Bear: She goes to great lengths to protect her children from both outside threats and her husband, though sometimes she'll get this way about Goofy and Max too, and even Pete when something outside the family threatens him. Basically, she's the Mama Bear for the whole cast.
Mistaken for Pregnant: In "And Baby Makes Three" everyone thinks she is pregnant, which comes as a surprise to Pete.
Mood-Swinger: She can be cheerful and sweet and then terrifyingly angry in the same sentence and effortlessly move back and forth between them.
No Accounting for Taste: So, what exactly is it about Pete she finds so attractive, anyway? He's not handsome or nice or responsible or even very competent, and she seems to be frustrated with him often. This was Lampshaded in "Gymnauseum."
Not so Above It All: Though she's usually the most level-headed person in the cast, she does also have her moments where she's being just as insane as everyone else.
Only Sane Woman: One of the two most levelheaded people in the cast, as well as the only voice of reason people actually listen to. She manages to push against the Competence Zone which is in full force for her husband and neighbor. Women Are Wiser, after all.
Parental Substitute: To Max on some occasions, notably in "Educating Goofy" when Pete convinces him that Goofy is humiliating him on purpose and Peg's the one to give Max advice.
Pink Means Feminine: Her default clothing includes a pink sweater. When she starts up a brief window washing business, her jumpsuit is also pink.
Pretty in Mink: Has a jacket with a white fur collar that she wears in some of the winter episodes.
Tiny Tyrannical Girl: Despite being tiny and very young, she's able to get most others to do what she wants, from her much older brother to her father, both of whom are physically quite large. While she doesn't normally threaten anything other than tattling, her persistence in asking for what she wants is enough for everyone in her family to either cave in or pass the baton.
Vague Age: The consistent factor is "considerably younger than PJ", but her age has been stated as four, five, and six in various episodes.
Deathbringer the Adorable: Despite her violent name, aside from a few trickster habits, she's a mostly harmless cat-sized lapdog. Though who named her is never stated, it was probably Pete, and Peg usually refrains from calling her by name, opting instead to call her "Puppy."
Dogs Are Dumb: Lampshaded by Pete who often refers to her as "stupid Chainsaw" while speaking of her affectionately.
Max and PJ's airheaded and rambunctious new friend in the movies. In A Goofy Movie, he gets together with Stacey.
Advertised Extra: In the first movie he had a minor role, but got significantly more screen time in the trailer than Pete and Roxanne (and PJ, who didn't appear at all).
Ascended Extra: He had a minor albeit funny role in A Goofy Movie. Come the sequel he's promoted to a main character.
Attention Whore: Always tries to draw attention to himself. Despite knowing it would be a bad thing to get caught, he has no qualms shouting "A little smokeage!" and howling onstage during the "Stand Out" stunt, and the contrast between his and PJ's reactions to Beret Girl is huge, even keeping in mind that they both liked her. As is how they behaved when Max called them "serious athletes".
Chromatic Arrangement: He plays the laid-back green to Max (red) and PJ (blue) in An Extremely Goofy Movie.
Cloud Cuckoo Lander: This is the guy who got turned down by the Gammas for putting spoons and straws all over his body. Also, the can of spray cheese.
Comic Trio: The stupid follower with Max (leader) and PJ (powerless) during the "Stand Out" stunt. Played With in that it was harder to get him to join than PJ.
Cool Shades: Which he usually looks over or pulls up when he is caught off-guard by something, but otherwise keeps them on, regardless of his mood.
The Friend Nobody Likes: Max and PJ are both likely to see Bobby as weird more than they are to actually appreciate him being there in the first movie. In the second, though they are True Companions overall, Max and PJ are still obviously closer to each other than they are to him, and their new friend Beret Girl thinks Max and PJ are awesome while thinking Bobby is a "fool." He's generally kept around for being a Bunny-Ears Lawyer.
Fun Personified: Super enthusiastic about almost everything, and makes jokes a lot.
Hopeless Suitor: To Beret Girl, though he does seem to concede (begrudgingly) that he's not the one she wants.
Keet: One of the smaller characters (along with Max), very cheerful and loud, and colorful too. He's not tooIn Touch with His Feminine Side, but he's not particularly manly either.
Lennon Specs: He wears them to signal "unconventional but notable."
Perpetual Smiler: He grins and is generally cheerful in the principal's office. (Max moped and PJ looked like he was about to die of fright, for comparison.)
Plucky Comic Relief: Almost everything he says or does is some kind of joke. He is a tension reliever around the far more serious Max and PJ, as is shown most apparently in the principal's office (but also in the lead-up to the Stand Out stunt). Notably, he is the only one of the three with no visible conflict with a parent figure.
The Stoner: Implied as a form of Parental Bonus: in addition to having a Surfer Dude personality, he is shown contemplating everyone's gloves, seems awfully eager to eat at odd times (like in the middle of the principal's office or at the beginning of school), and says that he and Beret Girl can make "beautiful bongo music" together (emphasis his). He's also played by Pauly Shore, who is known for playing stoner characters.
Girl Next Door: Roxanne is awkward, quiet, and cute, and likes Max for who he is rather than for who he pretends to be.
Give Geeks a Chance: The entire purpose of Max pretending he knew Powerline in the first movie was to get Roxanne to like him. What he didn't know however, but the audience was already clued into, was that she already liked him.
Hartman Hips: Most of her maturity in appearance comes from her hips.
Meganekko: Wears glasses but is seen as a target for affection by both Bobby and the black-haired Star Trek nerd.
Motor Mouth: She tends to speak quickly and for somewhat long periods of time. In one early conversation with Roxanne, she says a very long run-on sentence at an incredibly rapid rate (even compared to her other dialogue) before she finally notices that Roxanne isn't listening.
Satellite Character: The vast majority of her role in the movie is just helping Roxanne get together with Max.
School Idol: She is student body president and receives continuous applause and hollering throughout her entire speech. A very friendly example who happily interacts with people everywhere on the popularity food chain.
Cheaters Never Prosper: The two biggest moments of cheating he does took what would have probably been an easy win and not only turned it into a loss but also ended up with him getting injured by his own teammate.
Dick Dastardly Stops to Cheat: One can't help but wonder if it was really in Bradley's best interest to blast PJ into the next state. And it definitely wasn't for him to drop the giant X on Tank and leave him there.
Faux Affably Evil: Tries to act polite to team prospects, though passive-aggressive to non-prospects and others, but never means any of it. He's ruthless enough to attempt to injure or kill his opponents so he can win and leave his right hand man to die.
It's All About Me: It's soon clear that he doesn't really care one lick about his teammates and only cares about getting attention for himself.
Jerk Jock: A college example, who also takes the jerk aspect to a downright ruthless level.
Preppy Name: His last name is "Uppercrust", and he even has the standard "III" legacy label.
Privileged Rival: He is implied to be a legacy as well as being considered "the King", to the point that the main characters knew who he was before actually meeting him, and apparently the leader of the most well-known, powerful fraternity on campus. He's also a judgmental Jerk Jock whose outright dismissal of Max's friends pushed him firmly into rival position, which is a good thing because he's also a dirty cheater.
Smug Snake: Treating his "friends" with disdain was definitely the cause of his downfall.
Soft-Spoken Sadist: He speaks in a calm, even affable, tone, but is not only a Jerk Jock and a dirty cheater but also willing to endanger the lives of other competitors, including his own dragon, just so that he can win.
PJ's snarky and artsy girlfriend in An Extremely Goofy Movie.
Badass Pacifist: When the Gammas are bullying PJ and Bobby, she gets everyone's attention by shining a spotlight, loudly and publicly trash-talks Bradley without hesitation, and then manages to get everyone in the coffeehouse to rhythmically snap until he and his team express annoyance and leave. She never physically hurts anyone.
Beatnik: Introduced reciting slam poetry in the coffee house, wears black sweaters and a beret, has bongos in her arrangement, and uses slang such as "daddy-o" and Buddhist jargon.
Birds of a Feather: She and PJ are both interested in beatnik poetry, have a fairly cynical attitude, and care more about personality than appearance.