- Death Is Cheap/They Killed Kenny Again: Any character can be killed, but brought back with little or no explanation.
- Depending on the Writer: The characters can differ greatly between parodists.
- Flanderization: Their personality traits from the original films are exaggerated for humorous effect.
- Anti Heroes/Anti Villains: They're not exactly the most sympathetic bunch.
- Ascended Extras: A large amount of the characters used in the parodies had very limited roles in the actual movie, with some only showing up for one scene.
- Butt Monkeys: Many of them are to some extent, though Hitler gets the worst of it. Fegelein is the main exception, causing suffering rather than receiving it.
- Catch Phrase: Hitler's underlings usually greet him with:
- "Heil Hitler!"note
- "Mein Fuhrer"note
- Evil Minions: Definitely not the competent kind.
- Historical Villain Downgrade/Villain Decay: They're not even remotely as threatening as their historical counterparts.
- Laughably Evil: Whether they intend to be or not.
- Nazi Protagonists: Obviously, which combines:
- Trolls: Almost all of the characters have at least one video dedicated to them purposely annoying Hitler in some way. Hitler himself will occasionally become this as a way of getting revenge on them.
- World of Snark: Virtually every single character in the series at one point has made a snarky remark or joke while speaking in a serious tone of voice, though there are some characters that do it more often than others.
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The dictator of Nazi Germany. Due to the Battle of Berlin (which is still being fought into the present day), Hitler is stuck inside the Fuhrerbunker beneath the Reich Chancellery. He is constantly enraged by every problem, both big and small, and always has a furious rant about something.
- 0% Approval Rating: According to this video, where Gunsche flat-out informs him that he has this.
- Adaptational Heroism: Commits far fewer atrocities, admits to not being anti-Semitic (which gets him mocked by Inglourious!Hitler), and seems content to spend most of his time pulling pranks, dealing with internal bunker drama, and commenting on pop-culture. Of course, he's still a Villain Protagonist.
- Anti-Hero/Anti-Villain: While he's not really a hero, he also doesn't seem to be as evil as the real Hitler.
- Arch-Enemy: Fegelein, Himmler, Stalin, alternate versions of himself, among many other people.
- Asshole Victim: Due to being a Jerkass Villain Protagonist, he does deserve at least some of his problems. Though some might actually feel sorry for him when Fegelein's antics go too far.
- Authority in Name Only: Some videos imply that Hitler isn't much of a dictator or politician anymore, only exerting control over the Fuhrerbunker and the remnants of his severely weakened military. Sometimes he can even be seen working low-wage jobs or committing petty crimes (and even the police will still chase after him).
- Or this could be averted, with Hitler still being an active (but incompetent) national leader and businessman.
- Bad Boss/Mean Boss: He often takes out his anger on his military officers; especially (but not limited to) Jodl, Grawitz, and Gunsche.
- Berserk Button: EVERYTHING! He has a meltdown over any problem facing him, whether it's important or trivial. It ranges from:
- Hearing bad news about current events—politics, sports, media, pop culture, etc.
- Being informed that any of his plans for the day have failed.
- The stress caused by his annoying staff members—especially Fegelein's antics, Jodl's objections, Gunsche's informing, etc.
- Or even the Downfall parodies themselves. Hitler hates being ridiculed by this Internet meme, and despises Untergangers (the YouTubers who make these parodies).
- Big Bad: Depending on the Writer, Hitler plays this role while Fegelein is portrayed as the hero.
- Big "NO!": At times, when he is either informed of unfortunate news, or falls prey to someone's antic(s).
- Born Unlucky/Butt Monkey/Chew Toy/Cosmic Plaything: Almost nothing ever goes right for him. When Hitler actually succeeds at something, it comes off as a genuine surprise.
- Catch Phrase: He has a lot of catch phrases, often partially or fully mistranslated from the original German. They include, but are not limited to:
- Cloudcuckoolander: Probably because of all the craziness around him, Hitler's own sanity seems to be very weak. Some of his plans and rants can be very bizarre.
- Companion Cube:
- His desk, which is always ready to be banged three times with his fist, whenever he rants about Fegelein.
- His office door can also occasionally come along with him on his journeys.
- Corrupt Corporate Executive: In videos by hitlerrantsparodies, Adolf Hitler controls a (government-owned) technology corporation called Reich Corp, which makes everything from computers to weaponry.
- Deadpan Snarker: He has a penchant for fiery insults and sarcasm, though he's usually not so deadpan about it.
- The Determinator: Nothing will stop Hitler from trying to find and kill Fegelein, no matter how many times he fails.
- Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu?: Hitler never holds back on his insults even in the presence of super-powerful beings, including (but not limited to) a ghost girl, Darth Vader, Slender Man, Mega Mario, Godzilla, theDevil, himself, and even God!
- Disproportionate Retribution: If Hitler is out to get someone who isn't Fegelein, it'll usually be with lethal force and for a very petty reason.
- Hitler Rants Parodies has implied that the war between Germany and the Soviet Union in his timeline started entirely over Stalin calling Hitler a dumbass. Once.
- Drama King: In the Original Bunker Scenes alone, he melts down over even the most trivial inconveniences imaginable.
- Dream Weaver: Gets the ability to lucid dream in one video, where he dreams himself killing Fegelein and scoring with Megan Fox, only for Gunsche to suddenly wake him up.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Dolfy", "Shitler", and "Mein Failüre".
- Enraged by Idiocy: Um, yeah.
- Even Evil Has Standards: It turns out that the Downfall Hitler isn't racist or homophobic like other Hitlers (which gets him mocked by Inglorious Basterds Hitler).
- Evil Sorcerer: At one point when he wields the Wand of Doom.
- Evil Versus Evil: Hitler's many conflicts with antic masters, other dictators, other Nazis, and even other Hitlers!
- Fourth-Wall Observer: Hitler knows that he's the star of a YouTube meme that mocks him, and he's always unhappy about it.
- Freak Out: Upon learning Darth Vader is about to come.
- A Führer and His Desk: This video reveals that Hitler's desk has been a big part of his life since his childhood, which is why he is seen with it almost everywhere.
- General Failure: His plans fail and backfire on him almost all the time, whether to due to Hitler's own stubborn foolishness, or someone else accidentally or intentionally sabotaging them.
- The Grinch: He mimics the trope namer in this video.
- Hair-Trigger Temper/Unstoppable Rage: All the damn time. This is why he's such a Drama King.
- Hitler in His Bunker: Plans a lot, but he remains in the bunker most of the time while his officers carry out his work.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: Almost all of his attempts at antics end up backfiring on him, such as when his own magic wand ended up being used against him and when he accidentally traps himself in a time loop, a fate he had intended for Fegelein.
- Humiliation Conga: A lot of times, due to Fegelein's antics, bad luck, or a combination of both.
- Improbable Weapon User: Used a phone one time in an attempt to kill Fegelein. Needless to say, the latter comes back by the end of it.
- Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain: Though how (un)sympathetic he is will vary depending on the episode.
- Jerkass: Not surprisingly, during his angry rants, he's prone to insulting people around him.
- Jerkass Has a Point: Nobody, good or bad, sane or insane, would want to have all his problems. And when he rants about something important rather than trivial, he can raise some good points.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold/Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: It varies depending on how sympathetic he's supposed to be.
- Large Ham: Very much in the same way as portrayed in the original film.
- No Indoor Voice: All of his ranting and yelling, which exceeds any calm dialogue he has.
- Laughably Evil: Most of the humor is derived from Hitler's anger. However he hates being laughed at.
- Mall Santa: Gets a seasonal job as one in this video. He doesn't exactly enjoy it.
- Mirror Monster: Disguised himself as Bloody Mary once to get revenge on Goebbels for "taking the last Hitler Youth cookie".
- Nigh-Invulnerability: He's survived multiple gunshot wounds (well, except in The Assassination Of Hitler), explosions, being exposed multiple times to radiation, massive burns, blunt force trauma injuries (from having stuff thrown at him, if not fall on his head), and more other injuries that can kill a regular dude.
- Not-So-Harmless Villain: Hitler may epically fail most of the time, though if he was much more lucky, he would be a force to be reckoned with. Also, Downfall Hitler manages to win the War of the Hitlers, killing some alternate universe Hitlers along the way.
- One of Us: In an in-universe instance, Hitler is depicted as being a big fan of video games, Game of Thrones, Frozen, My Little Pony, Doctor Who, Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Star Trek, Star Wars... basically everything.
- Patriotic Fervor: He roots for Germany to win The World Cup 2014. They succeeded and there was much rejoicing (genuinely).
- The Pen Is Mightier: Hitler's Weapon of Choice is the "Pencil of Doom and Mass Destruction", a magically/technologically-advanced pencil which when thrown, can do anything from making people fall down to blowing up entire planets. While capable of mass killings, Hitler mostly uses it to cause funny falls or assassination attempts.
- Physical God: Yep. Though still inferior to Fegelein.
- Politically Incorrect Villain: Depending on the Writer, he's either a bigot like he was in real life, or he isn't.
- Psychopathic Manchild/Serious Business: To name a couple examples, get his Xbox Live account banned, or get him a Wii instead of a PlayStation 3 for Christmas, and he'll rant up a storm.
- Sir Swears-a-Lot: Whips out profane words more than any other character.
- Surrounded by Idiots: Sure, he's a Psychopathic Manchild, but it's hard to argue with a lot of the stupidity that goes on inside the bunker.
- Throw the Dog a Bone: Overlaps with The Dog Bites Back, when he gets everyone back, for all of the misery he's been through.
- "Hitler and Germany's victory in the World Cup 2014 Final": Germany being the champion, also definitely counts, with Hitler rooting for his own nation while Fegelein was trying to undermine his nation just for a chance to pull an antic on Hitler, and for once Hitler is proven victorious.
- Unsportsmanlike Gloating:
- Is overjoyed with Germany's victory in the 2014 World Cup Finals, and even trolls Fegelein over it for good measure, and to accentuate the point that this is one of the rare moments that Hitler has defeated Fegelein at anything.
- And again when he defeats Fegelein in Metal Gear Solid. Twice.
- Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist
- Villain Decay: Obviously the real Hitler was a mass-murdering dictator, however the parody Hitler seems more like a cartoonish supervillain by comparison.
- Amusingly, he'll often accuse Hitlers from other movies (or even the Real Life Hitler!) of this.
- Villain Protagonist: Well... he's Hitler after all.
- Villainous Breakdown: Hitler has one at least once per video, with every rant he acts as though the world is ending. But his staff treat it as a normal occurrence.
- Vitriolic Best Buds: Hitler rarely gets along with his bunker staff, although (un)fortunately, they're pretty much the closest thing he has to being a group of friends. They often have parties and social events together, though their loyalty is at best questionable.
- Weapon of Choice: Somehow, his pencil. Nicknamed the "Pencil of Doom and Mass Destruction", by simply banging it into his table, it is used to making a cat fall from a bookshelf up to causing the destruction of Alderaan.
- Your Answer to Everything: Ranting.
An SS officer and "Master of Antics", a prankster/trickster who enjoys harassing Hitler and others. He is the Fuhrer's sneaky arch-enemy, constantly evading punishment for his actions.
- Achilles' Heel: Computers apparently, according to this video.
- Adaptational Villainy: In Downfall and in real life, Fegelein was only an assistant to Himmler and got shot for desertion upon trying to leave the bunker. In the Internet videos, he's an outright Reality Warper. The real life Fegelein did commit serious war crimes though.
- Ambiguously Human: The fact that he can survive and/or come back from just about anything, combined with how absurd some of his antics are, raises some serious questions...
- Big Bad: The most recurring antagonist, though he's just as much of a villain as Hitler is.
- Big Good: Plays this role in Der Disneygang, where he leads the Disney characters in a rebellion to retake Disneyland from Hitler and the Nazi's.
- The Casanova/Handsome Lech/Really Gets Around: He's often shown to be a notorious sexual pervert who flirts with any woman he encounters, including Eva (which in one parody, he admitted to be better than Gretl), Traudl, Gerda, and an unnamed redheaded mistress in what appears to be a brothel, right before Peter Hogl arrests him. It's only Magda whom he has no interest in amongst the female cast.
- Catch Phrase: "Wie bitte?"note
- Characterization Marches On: In many of the earlier videos, Fegelein was The Ghost with Hitler ranting about finding upon suffering from another one of his antics. Fegelein eventually made it into the later videos where he would be impossible for Hitler and the staff to find despite being Hidden in Plain Sight. Nowadays, he (or any versions of him played by Thomas Kretschmann) is actively conversing with the rest of the cast.
- Deadpan Snarker: He just loves to smugly mock Hitler and other people during his antics.
- Depending on the Writer: Whether Fegelein is some kind of immortal wizard or not will vary. There's also a few parodists who are willing to have Fegelein punished.
- Enemy Mine: Despite constantly pulling antics to Hitler, he has worked with Hitler several times; like in the "War of the Hitlers", or when Hitler tries to eliminate the entire Westboro Baptist Church.
- Faux Affably Evil: He maintains a playful attitude while he gleefully ruins Hitler's life.
- Hero Antagonist: Subverted - while his antics only target Hitler, and Those Wacky Nazis making up his inner circle, the only reason he does it is to piss Hitler off (without trying to justify it as "Kick the Son of a Bitch"), and his antics range from over-the-top to downright sadistic.
- Implacable Man: Nothing can stop Fegelein from committing antics on Hitler. See Joker Immunity and Nigh-Invulnerability below.
- In-Series Nickname: "F-Man" and "Fegel", which is often used as a prefix for anything related to Fegelein.
- Joker Immunity: Big time. He's even been compared to the Joker.
- The Mole: In the "War of the Hitlers" series, he is shown defecting to the side of the Real Life Hitler, but it's later revealed that he only defected to the enemy's side just so he could find the location of their secret superweapon and give that information to Downfall Hitler.
- Nigh-Invulnerability/Unexplained Recovery: The few times Fegelein has been caught and even killed, he comes back like nothing ever happened. It's been taken to its extreme a few times. Hitler did once try to have Göring eat Fegelein, but it failed.
- Obnoxious In-Laws: Hitler and Fegelein are brothers-in-law, as Fegelein is married to Eva's sister Gretl. note
- Pay Evil unto Evil: The only reason he can be treated as a remotely heroic character is because the people he are doing it to are Acceptable Political Targets.
- The Prankster/The Trickster/Troll: Or "Antic Master" as he prefers to be called. His antics range from mundane pranks to criminal acts to surreal sorcery. He often torments Hitler and the other Nazis, much to their dismay.
- Reality Warper/The Omnipotent: His trickster powers enable him to do so; he can even feign death and reappear to torment Hitler.
- Sadist: He enjoys annoying and tormenting people For The Lulz.
- Smug Snake
- Sore Loser: Does not take Germany's victory in the 2014 World Cup Final well. He even discourages Eva from celebrating the occasion.
- Why Won't You Die?: This whole video is about everyone discussing failed attempts to kill him right in front of him, and outrightly call him out that why he won't die.
- Your Answer to Everything: Antics.
A tall SS officer and Hitler's assistant. His job is to inform Hitler of everything he doesn't want to hear - from bad news, to redundant information, to even nonsensical statements. After informing, Hitler tasks Gunsche with finding Fegelein. He also asks Hitler of his opinion on various subjects, usually in the format of a "review" or "pros and cons" segment.
- Bearer of Bad News: He often informs Hitler of Fegelein's antics and other trouble.
- The Big Guy: Easily the tallest man in Hitler's circle.
- Butt Monkey: Hitler frequently insults him. Though Gunsche (being The Stoic) doesn't seem to be (visibly) upset.
- Captain Obvious: Gunsche often informs Hitler of obvious things, such as that he is Hitler.
- Depending on the Writer: Gunsche may be smarter than he seems to be, and may even be a double agent working for an enemy of Hitler, such as Fegelein or the Space Nazis; in HRP's "Assassination of Hitler" series, he murders Hitler on behalf of the aforementioned Space Nazis, but this is only in HRP's timeline.
- The Ditz: He isn't very bright, acting as a typical stupid minion. Because of this, he fails to find Fegelein even when he's staying in the bunker.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Stupid Giant".
- Messenger: His main role in the bunker.
- The Quiet One: Hardly talks, and the only times he does so is informing or asking Hitler of various things at his office.
- Servile Snarker: Sometimes, he'll throw out a sarcastic quip or two at Hitler. Hitler may or may not catch the insult.
- The Stoic: He barely changes his expression.
- Super Mode: Fegelein explains once how he went to another dimension and found a bunch of emeralds. Thinking they were useless, he gave them to Gunsche. The result? SUPER SONIC!
- Your Answer to Everything: Informing.
A Wehrmacht general, known for his prominently bald head, as well as almost always disagreeing with Hitler's plans.
- Bald of Evil: He's often mocked for his shiny bald head, especially by Hitler.
- Bearer of Bad News: In the Original Bunker Scene rants, Jodl informs that Steiner failed to execute Hitler's plans.
- Butt Monkey: He gets no respect from Hitler due to both his baldness and objections. Sometimes he's even the butt of other people's jokes and insults.
- Commander Contrarian: His only purpose is to object to whatever comes out of Hitler's mouth. Of course, the one plan he agreed to (getting a pay raise) was the plan Hitler actually wanted him to object to.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Baldy", "Mr. Clean", "Baldilocks", "Dr. Evil Rip-Off", "Hairless Ape", "Uncle Fester", "Bald Fuck", and "Bald Virgin".
- Only Sane Man: Often the case, particularly when Hitler's schemes are on the verge of lunacy.
- Not So Above It All: Though sometimes, it seems that Jodl objects just for the sake of being disagreeable, which may make him as eccentric as the other Nazis in the Fuhrerbunker. He'll also object for reasons that make no sense at all, or are just petty and/or childish.
- Paper-Thin Disguise: He wears three different disguises when he tries to be a successor as the Führer. None of them fool Hitler.
- Servile Snarker: To the point that in more recent Hitler Plans videos by hitlerrantsparodies, Jodl throws all respect out the window and begins the video with "What kind of stupid plan are you planning now?"
- Virgin Shaming: Hitler frequently mocks Jodl for his apparent virginity, almost as much as his baldness (often implying the two are connected.)
- Your Answer to Everything: Objecting.
A Wehrmacht general who is known for his drunkenness, bad singing, trying to fire his gun at the slightest provocation, and being the boyfriend of Krebs.
- The Alcoholic: Even more so than in the original film. Drinks whenever Hitler rants or Fegelein trolls him. Or even when nothing happens.
- Berserk Button: He seems to really hate it when Fritzsche goes anywhere near a telephone, for various reasons.
- Catch Phrase: "Poor old man."
- Commander Contrarian: While nowhere near the level of Jodl, he often objected to Hitler's rants during the early videos and sometimes still does if the Original Bunker Scene is used. When drunk, he also mocks Hitler as "Poor Old Man."
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Fast-Talking Boozing Burgdorf" and "Burger-Dork".
- Hair-Trigger Temper: Literally, given how eager he is to whip out his gun; sometimes at the slightest annoyance.
- Hollywood Tone-Deaf: Known for his infamously terrible "Singing Burgdorf Incident" intended as a Hitler Youth commercial.
- I Call It "Vera": Refers to his Walther P.38 as his "magnificent gun".
- I Need a Freaking Drink: It's implied he may have been driven to the bottle by the insanity of what goes on in the Fuhrerbunker.
- Large Ham: Though not as hammy as Hitler.
- Motor Mouth: He can rant very quickly.
- Those Two Bad Guys: With Krebs, as lovers.
- Trigger Happy: He always unsuccessfully attempts to shoot Hans Fritzsche (if not other characters like Hitler, Fegelein or Justin Bieber).
- Weapon of Choice: His Walther PPK pistol, which he uses for the above purpose.
- Your Answer to Everything: Drinking alcohol, gunslinging, and/or singing "poor old man".
Another Wehrmacht general who has a strange obsession with maps and fish. He is the boyfriend of Burgdorf. He points at maps for Hitler during planning/ranting sessions, and is sometimes sent to speak with the Soviet general Chuikov.
- A Krebs and his Fisch
- Berserk Button: Mocking his fish, or touching his maps.
- Bestiality Is Depraved: His obsession with fish often veers into this territory.
- Catch Phrase/Verbal Tic: "Fish."
- Companion Cube: Loves pointing at maps.
- Death Glare: Gives a surprisingly intimidating one to Chuikov when they're negotiating something.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Krebs the Map Pointer", "Fishman", and "Map Pervert".
- Fetish: Guess.
- Improbable Weapon User: Tried using his maps and fish to kill Fegelein at least once.
- Mr. Exposition: Usually the one to explain the situation at hand.
- Noblewoman's Laugh: In one scene, where one of Goebbels' children bumps into him. Parodied henceforth and in some lengthened versions of the Bunker Jokes fused with Hewel and other drunks laughing.
- Those Two Bad Guys: With Burgdorf, as lovers.
- Tranquil Fury: Slips into this when negotiating with Chuikov, leveling a Death Glare while all but hissing in Russian.
- Truth in Television/Mondegreen: The German word for "fish" is "Fisch" and pronounced similarly to English. However, that is not the word he says. It's Bewegungsunfähig (immobilised or unable to move). However, Krebs says it so obscurely and rapidly that it ends up causing a "ssh" sound thus it ends up as Bewegungsunfish.
- Yes-Man: Jodl will object to Hitler's plans, but Krebs will instead support them and provide suggestions where his fish can help. However he's nowhere near the level of Goebbels.
- Your Answer to Everything: Map pointing, and/or responding everything with fish involved in it.
The Nazi propaganda minister. Known for being the skull-faced Yes-Man of Hitler.
- Berserk Button: Don't call him Dr. Skeletor.
- Butt Monkey: Due to his legendary ugliness, and to a lesser extent for kissing up to Hitler. Even his wife Magda doesn't seem to respect him much.
- Character Tic: Staring at others.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Dr. Skeletor".
- Hair-Trigger Temper: Just like the Führer, he can rant up a storm.
- Informed Deformity: He's often mocked for his creepy skull-like face.
- Villainous Cheekbones: How the "Dr. Skeletor" moniker stuck.
- Kubrick Stare: Flanderized from the original film. He uses his Stare of Doom to intimidate others.
- Large Ham
- Malicious Misnaming: A subject of this (hence "Dr. Skeletor") to the point of his own annoyance.
- The Starscream: In Soalric's "Der Disneygang", he betrays Hitler and throws him into prison with the Disney Channel "stars" because he stood in his way of power, seizing control in the process.
- Yes-Man: Also Flanderized. It doesn't save him from getting trolled, though.
An SS general, and Fegelein's mentor in antics.
- Depending on the Writer: Though most Untergangers make him an ally of Fegelein, hitlerrantsparodies' version seems to be loyal to Hitler (though he simply refuses to do the weird tasks that the Fuhrer gives him, instead asking Walther Hewel to do them).
- Faking the Dead: Does this in the "War of the Hitlers" series in his plans to get the Allies to supply reinforcements.
- Four Eyes, Zero Soul
- Greater Scope Villain: Seeing as Fegelein is the big trickster in the bunker and he is the understudy to Himmler...
- In-Series Nickname: "Himm-Dawg"
- Jive Turkey: Talks like this in Viva La Fegel 2, but drops it soon after.
- Lazy Bum: As mentioned above, Himmler usually refuses Hitler's tasks and instead gets Hewel to do them.
- The Prankster/The Trickster: He's also involved with Fegelein's antics.
- The Starscream: Against Hitler, usually. Hitler is usually made aware of this at dinner.
The Nazi aviation minister, who is morbidly obese and devours all food in his reach.
- Ascended Extra: He has a relatively small role in the movie, but the parodies drastically expand his involvement in the events.
- Berserk Button: Losing his watch.
- Big Eater: The inhabitants of the bunker make all sorts of comments and jokes about his eating habits.
- Character Tic: Looking at his watch.
- Cordon Bleugh Chef: In Cooking with Hermann Göring, he tries to make a healthy juice by blending French fries from KFC and chocolate together. He even tells the audience more fat items would make the juice even healthier.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Fatty", "Fatass", "Snorlax", and "Sack of whale blubber".
- Fat Bastard/Fat Idiot/Villainous Glutton: He is extremely obese and focuses on nothing excepting eating his food (and stealing others' food as well).
- The Quiet One: Subverted. In the beginning, all of his appearances relied on one silent cameo, in which he grumpily looks on his watch, playing this trope straight. But later parodies featuring him utilize a behind the scenes interview with the actor, who's actually quite chatty.
- Beware the Quiet Ones: When he loses his watch, he gets angry enough to scare Fegelein.
- Your Answer to Everything: Eating.
Another Wehrmacht general who's known for not emoting a lot.
- Badass Mustache
- Butt Monkey: Is the butt of many jokes and pranks put on the by the bunker staff. Even Hitler has had his fun with him.
- Catch Phrase: "Niemals!"note
- The Comically Serious/The Stoic: Known for never smiling or laughing, or expressing much emotion at all.
- Dull Surprise: Gives this look off frequently when it comes to all the antics in the bunker.
- No Sense of Humor: Does not even chuckle at the bunker staff's attempts at making him laugh.
- Only Sane Man: Tends to view himself as this, and to an extent he may be right.
- Perpetual Expression: Always maintains the same dull expression.
- Yes-Man: One of the few people who consistently side with Hitler.
- You Fight Like a Cow: When Jodl punches him in this video, he simply replies, "You hit like a girl!"
Reichsleiter and personal secretary to Hitler. He generally tends to inform Hitler about bad news, as well as scrape his chair across the floor.
- The Alcoholic: Is seen drunk frequently, though not to the same extent that Burgdorf is.
- Bearer of Bad News: Almost everything he informs Hitler of sends him into a deep rage.
- Covert Pervert: Every now and then will make an inappropriate comment about Traudl's looks whenever she hands him news.
- Deadpan Snarker: To Hitler and Traudl, usually.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Boring Man"
- Fat Bastard: Is considered the "#3 fatso" of the bunker, behind Goring and Grawitz, of course.
- Never Learned to Read: Just in this video, averted in all other cases.
- Paper-Thin Disguise: Wears one in Cooking with the Fuhrer. Gunsche falls for it.
- Stalker Without a Crush: Constantly seems to follow Gunsche where ever he goes. Whenever you see Gunsche walk out of one room to another, you can bet you'll see Bormann just standing there.
- The Stoic: Maintains a straight face even during all of the ranting in the bunker.
- Yes-Man: Generally remains loyal to the Führer.
- Your Answer to Everything: Chair-scraping.
A Brigadier General in the SS.
- Bearer of Bad News: Though he can bring good news as well.
- The Comically Serious/The Stoic: Much like Keitel, he always keeps a straight face and no-nonsense attitude.
- Deadpan Snarker: Occasionally can be.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Mohnkey," "Bonkers", "Echmon", "Uncharismatic Oaf".
- Everything's Better with Monkeys: Is said to actually be one, and one time found himself locked in a monkey cage at a zoo.
- Only Sane Man: He's more helpful and down-to-earth compared to the others, although he may have a few quirks.
- The Reliable One: Even Hitler thinks so. His exposition and advice is usually helpful and Hitler rarely, if ever, rants at him. Goebbels however appears to hate him, as he's always seen yelling at him.
- The Rival: To Jodl and Krebs. He once even tried to replace them as plan adviser and head map-pointer, respectively.
- The Smart Guy: Sometimes.
- Yes-Man: Hitler once briefly replaced Jodl with Mohnke as a plan adviser, as the latter would only accept his plans instead of rejecting them.
An SS doctor who sometimes informs Hitler before Gunsche does, or he makes a request that the Fuhrer dismisses.
- Butt Monkey: Hitler's mistreatment of Grawitz is worse than what he does to Gunsche.
- In one video, Hitler is unwilling to give any Cheetos to Grawitz. Eventually Hitler gives a whole spare bag to Gunsche, while he only gives Grawitz a single Cheeto.
- Driven to Suicide: The scene where Grawitz blows himself up with two hand grenades is often parodied and Played For Dark Laughs.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Dr. Fatty", "Fatso", "Tubby Wannabe", and "Lump of Lard".
- Fat Idiot: Or this is at least what Hitler thinks of him.
- Nervous Wreck: Probably the most emotionally insecure one out of Hitler's men, hence why he keeps committing suicide.
- Nigh-Invulnerability: Has survived attempts to blow himself up multiple times.
- Weapon Stomp: Subverted, as his stomping is literally a weapon in of itself.
- Your Answer to Everything: Stomping and/or committing suicide.
An architect, inventor, and salesman who works for the highest bidder.
- Affably Evil: He may help Fegelein out with antics, but boy does he sure do it with class.
- Arms Dealer: Often supplies Fegelein and Himmler with antic related items, and probably created the Pencil of Doom for Hitler. In fact, he is called as the "Antic Dealer" by the Untergangers.
- The Casanova: Is the essential playboy of the bunker, able to woo really any woman, rivalling Fegelein.
- Covert Pervert: Stares at Traudl's breasts quite often.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Speerhead", "Speerarse", "Spare", and "Spear".
- Gadgeteer Genius: Sometimes responsible for some of the Schizo Tech floating around.
- Heel–Face Revolving Door: Sometimes he aids Hitler, sometimes he aids Fegelein, though most parodists revolve around the latter.
- Honest John's Dealership
- Magic Wand: Constructs one for Hitler in "Hitler Becomes a Wizard". It doesn't exactly end well.
- Mentor Archetype: Tries to be this for Hitler in the above parody, but the latter brushes him off.Speer: I'm disappointed in you. I didn't create this wand so you could wave it around like a toy! You're better than this. Remember, with great power comes great responsibility!Hitler: Thanks, Uncle Ben.
- Time Machine: Several videos have shown him inventing one, which often ends up being used by Fegelein.
Hitler's secretary, and the most desired woman among her male colleagues.
- Adorkable: Generally acts quite innocent and sweet, which only helps make her more appealing to the other characters.
- Badass Adorable: At least in her dreams.
- Berserk Button: Don't call her a "bitch".
- Depending on the Writer: She's either a constant victim of sexual harassment, or she's actually a slut.
- Embarrassing Last Name: Her full actual name is "Getraud Humps", which other characters tend to poke fun at.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Ms. Fanservice"
- Even the Girls Want Her: Some videos have depicted even Mrs. Goebbels taking an interest in her.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Gerda.
- Messenger: Is the one who delivers reports or messages to Bormann, who in turn informs Hitler about it.
- Minion with an F in Evil: Occasionally helps Fegelein out with antics, though due to her kind nature, she often does poorly at it.
- The Mistress: To Speer, usually.
- Ms. Fanservice/Sexy Secretary: Lampshaded several times to the point where it's her nickname, though she doesn't seem to look or act promiscuous.
- Neutral Female: Appears to be this most of the time.
- Nice Girl: Compared to most of the cast, that is.
- Reluctant Fanservice Girl: Dresses modestly, but the bunker inhabitants always find a way to expose her one way or another, much to her discomfort.
- Unexplained Recovery: At one point in "Hitler's Llama Priest", she's shown as having scarab beetles crawling around inside of her, yet later on it's shown that she was completely unharmed by this.
The other secretary and best friend of Traudl. Almost always cried whenever Hitler starts to rant.
- Badass Adorable: Despite crying a lot, she has vocally made it clear in some videos that she will not stand for Fegelein's shenanigans.
- Butt Monkey: Is treated as the "Meg Griffin" of the bunker.
- Cry Cute: Some of the characters even make note of this.
- Damsel in Distress: Plays this role in several videos that depict Gunsche going up against Fegelein.
- Designated Love Interest: To Gunsche.
- Drama Queen: During the Original Bunker Scene, Hitler's ranting always drives Gerda to tears, while Traudl comforts her.
- Friendship Moment: She is always quick to comfort Traudl whenever she's having a breakdown at Eva's parties, as well as help her escape when the building gets hit by an artillery shell.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Traudl.
- Informed Deformity: She isn't considered to be as pretty as Traudl.
- Your Answer to Everything: Crying.
Hitler's loving wife, who always supports him no matter what crazy hell she's put through.
- All Women Love Shoes: Begs Hitler to get her some new shoes in this video.
- The Be Careful Speech: Often gives one to Hitler just before he's about to do something stupid. She often gets ignored.
- Clingy Jealous Girl: Gets extremely upset anytime Hitler even thinks about making a move on another woman, and can get quite vengeful when he actually does.
- Dark Mistress: Always stands by Hitler, usually due to her ditzyness.
- Drama Queen: Will usually come into Hitler's office sobbing over something trivial.
- Dumb Blonde: To an even bigger extent than the movie.
- Extreme Doormat: Allows Hitler to do whatever he wants with her with little objection.
- Genki Girl/Hard-Drinking Party Girl: Is usually portrayed as an utterly wide-eyed optimist hosting parties, getting drunk and dancing crazily even if the Soviets are bombing Berlin to pieces. Even Fegelein shows concern for her erratic behaviour.
- In Universe Nickname: "Ms. Hitler"
- Life of the Party: As with the original film, Eva likes to start parties. However for some reason, an explosion (caused by Soviet artillery in the original movie) will always abruptly end it.
- Love Martyr: Also to an even bigger extent than the movie.
- Neutral Female: Despite loving both of them, she does nothing to help Hitler or Fegelein.
Joseph Goebbels' wife, with whom they have six kids.
- Bi the Way: Mentions this to Hitler in this video when begging him to let her have a night with Eva.
- Catchphrase: "BITTE!" note
- Dodge the Bullet: Walks around in circles so fast that she's able to dodge Burgdorf's bullets without even putting much effort into it.
- Drama Queen: She has a habit of personally kneeling, begging, and crying at Hitler's feet (very literally).
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Mrs. Skeletor".
- Kubrick Stare: Like her husband, she has her own Stare of Doom.
- Mrs. Robinson: Is this to nearly all the characters. There is not one man or woman that she has not laid eyes on.
- Nervous Wreck: A side-effect to her and Goebbels' loyalty to Hitler.
- Neutral Female: Cares very little for what ever Hitler or Fegelein is up to.
- Really Gets Around: She has cheated on Skeletor multiple times with people including Hitler, Eva, Traudl, Gerda, and Speer.
- A Foursome Is Hot: How she convinces Hitler to let her "spend time" with Eva in the aforementioned video, as she offers to throw Traudl and Gerda in as well.
- Unwanted Spouse: Both she and Skeletor share a mutual disliking of eachother, with them both eventually wanting to find someone new.
- Your Answer to Everything: Whining.
Chief of the General Staff of the Luftwaffe, whom Hitler tends to talk to and get angry with on the phone often.
- Big Ol' Eyebrows: Just look at the picture to the right.
- Catchphrase: "Nein." note
- Cigar Chomper: Is always seen smoking when talking to Hitler note .
- Companion Cube: His phone.
- Deadpan Snarker: Usually makes jokes in his dull voice.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Fat Alpine Man", buffalaxed from "sofort aufhängen".
- Evil Minions: Always has a bunch of them with him.
- Non-Action Guy: Purposefully stays far away from the bunker, preferring to troll from a distance.
- The Prankster/The Trickster/Troll: Tends to be a close ally of Fegelein and Himmler, taking whatever steps he can to annoy Hitler over the phone.
- Santa Claus: Acts as Santa in "A Very Hitler Christmas!"
- Skunk Stripe: On his sideburns.
- Your Answer to Everything: "Nein".
German diplomat and personal friend to Hitler. Attempts to commit suicide often.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Hewel the Weasel" and "Ambassador to Nowhere".
- Lazy Bum: Will sometimes disregard Hitler's tasks, including flat-out refusing to kill Fegelein in this video.
- Mr. Exposition: Serves this role in several videos, to the point where Himmler tends to use him to explain everything to Hitler.
- The Prankster/The Trickster: In real life, Hewel actually loves antics, thus making him historically, the real "Antic Master". In the Parodies, he's the ringleader of the "Bunker Jokes" Series where he and some officials get drunk and mock various Downfall characters.
- Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: Himmler is this to him, as he always tries to make him do odd tasks for Hitler.
- The Storyteller: Hitler has him read bedtime stories to him every night before he falls asleep.
- Unexplained Recovery: Despite committing suicide via cyanide and a bullet to the head, he always ends up returning.
- Wide-Eyed Idealist: He usually is always the one to tell Hitler to look on the brighter side of things when Bormann informs him of bad news.
General of the Wermacht Heer and in charge of Berlin's defense. Is known to usually come in to save Fritzsche's life from Burgdorf's several thousand attempts to shoot him.
- Badass Grandpa: Is among the few people that have attempted to stand up to Hitler and Fegelein.
- Don't Try This at Home: Gives this spiel at the beginning of Viva La Fegel.
- Informed Deformity: The bunker staff (Krebs and Burgdorf in particular) tend to make fun of his looks.
- Only Sane Man: Is frequently the one that wants all of the violence and antics in the bunker to end.
- Screw This, I'm Out of Here!: Is like this in several parodies where Hitler is causing chaos.
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Does not get along with Krebs and Burgdorf at all and is frequently seen getting into arguments with them during Goebbels' rants.
Hitler's own valet, who frequently does virtually nothing except opening up the door to Hitler's office.
- Ambiguously Gay: Seemed to be quite "impressed" with Gunsche's abs in this video.
- Deadpan Snarker: Usually will make a witty remark about Hitler when Speer and Traudl are talking about him.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Heinz Ketchup"
- Game Show Host: Served as one in "Hitler challenges Fegelein to a game of Jeopardy!!".
- Messenger: Is the one who delivers messages to Hitler while he's having dinner.
- No Sense of Personal Space: Is always opening up the door to Hitler's office without his permission.
- Prematurely Bald: Has a bald spot near the back of his head.
- Stalker with a Crush: Like Bormann, almost always appears when Gunsche is walking from one room to another. But unlike Bormann, he may have actual reasons for this, as previously stated above.
- Weaponized Teleportation: He once shot beams out of his eyes that teleported Hitler to Fegelein.
Hitler's dog, whom he often gives tasks to that his other generals couldn't do.
- Animal Talk: In this video, Blondi can understand what Hitler's saying and Hitler can understand Blondi, despite the fact that she only speaks in barks.
- Canine Companion: To Hitler, at least in certain parodies.
- Detective Animal: Just in this parody.
- Dogs Are Dumb: Averted, as Hitler believes that she's smarter than most of his generals.
- Forgetful Jones: She forgets Hitler's demand to find Fegelein almost immediately.
- Ham-to-Ham Combat: She challenges Hitler to a "Ruff Ruff" vs. "Woof Woof" battle. She beats Hitler.
- Kick the Dog: As in the film, Eva dislikes her and kicks her around often.
- The Nose Knows: Subverted, Hitler tries to get her to follow Fegelein's scent, but she doesn't.
- Pet the Dog: Despite Hitler's frustration over her failures to kill Fegelein, he appears to care for her deeply.
- Protectorate: She is depicted as protecting Hitler's toilet, for reasons unknown.
- Randomly Gifted: With the "Bark of Doom".
- Your Answer to Everything: Barking.
Robert Ritter von GreimCommander of the sixth Luftflotte that can frequently be seen eating dinner with Hitler.
- The Ditz: He usually isn't portrayed as being very smart.
- General Failure: Is generally considered to be completely incompetent and incapable of doing anything useful.
- Yes-Man: Will usually go along with anything Hitler says.
Hanna ReitschA German aviatrix that always tags along with Ritter von Greim to Hitler's dinners.
- Adorkable: Just look at her in the "Hitler explains" videos and try not to squee.
- The Ditz: Like von Greim, she isn't seen as being particularly bright.
- Yes-Woman: She also agrees with Hitler's explanations.
Rochus MischRadio operator of the bunker who frequently plays a minimal role in things.
- Catchphrase: "To Marshal Zhukov?"
- Character Outlives Actor: His actor, Heinrich Schmieder, died in 21 July 2010. The real-life Misch died in 5 September 2013, more than 3 years after Schmieder's death.note
- In-Series Nickname: The Telegram Guy
- The Quiet One: Has only one line in the parodies.
Hans FritzscheNazi official whom Burgdorf has tried to shoot millions of times, but always fails.
- Dirty Coward: He's always trying to find some way to sneak himself out of a problem.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "The guy who Burgdorf tries to shoot"
- The Mole: Is usually hinted to be conspiring with the enemy.
- Screw This, I'm Out of Here!: While Goebbels is ranting, Fritzsche leaves the room to try and contact Zhukov, Fegelein, or someone else.
- Your Answer to Everything: Phone calls.
Peter HöglAn SS officer who pulls Fegelein out of bed to arrest him. He often attempts to execute Fegelein, but usually fails. This is either due to Fegelein supposedly being immortal, or pulling another one of his tricks.
- Catch Phrase: "Grüppenführer, sie stehen unter arrest!" note
- More Dakka: He uses an MP40 submachine gun for executions.
- Professional Killer: His job is to pretty much kill whoever gets on Hitler's nerves.
Peter KranzA Hitler Youth member who's often seen fighting in the Berlin streets.
- Bratty Half-Pint
- Child Soldier
- Just a Kid: Is called this at first, but then impresses everyone when he shoots Fegelein down. note
Goebbels childrenThe six kids of Joseph and Magda Goebbels. They consist of their son Helmut, and their daughters Holdine, Hildegard, Hedwig, Helga, and Heidrun.
- Alliterative Names: All of their names begin with the letter H.
- Bratty Half Pints: Hitler and some of his men consider them to be annoying.
- Cheerful Children: They're easily excited.
- Kill the Cutie: whenever Joseph and Magda are depressed, they're fed Cyanide.
Ernst-Günther SchenckAn SS colonel and doctor. One of the few actual heroic Nazis.
- Demoted to Extra: Despite having a major role in the movie, he isn't used a lot in parodies; when he is, it's usually for a cameo.
- Only Sane Man: In the "Assassination of Hitler" series, he's one of the few people that sees how pointless and hopeless the whole fight to become the new Fuhrer is.
- Super Doc: In "Hitler and Operation Plumparossa", Hitler mentions that Schenck can cure them of their obesity.
Vasily ChuikovA Soviet general who commands the Red Army forces invading Berlin. He is often seen meeting and talking with Hans Krebs, who is negotiating on Hitler's behalf.
- Companion Cube: His closet, which he shoves a lot of people and objects into.
- He also has a box of army medals (which are sometimes actually candy) that he casually hands out to his subordinate officers.
- Hammer Space: His closet can contain an infinite amount of people in there, including the entire bunker staff or even a portal to Narnia.
- He also has a box of army medals (which are sometimes actually candy) that he casually hands out to his subordinate officers.
- Token Foreigner: He's the only Soviet Russian character who's referred to by name and has a speaking role.
- Your Answer to Everything: Stuffing things in a closet.
Felix SteinerAn unseen SS general whose job is to help out Hitler with his plans, no matter how absurd they are.
- General Failure: He always fails to carry out Hitler's plans and tasks for some reason.
- For example, the time he got anteaters instead of aardvarks.
- The Ghost: Due to not having an actor in the original film, he is only mentioned and never seen. This has been lampshaded many times.
Walther WenckAnother unseen Nazi commander who Hitler sometimes involves in his plans, but not as frequently as Steiner.
- Big Damn Heroes: Near the end of War of the Hitlers, Wenck manages to get all soldiers from all the fallen Hitlers under his banner, assembling a force of at least one million soldiers. He then saves the day for the Downfall Hitler, who nearly lost all hope.
- The Ghost: Just like Steiner.
- Spanner in the Works: Were it not for him gathering the large army, Downfall Hitler would have taken his own life in despair, essentially letting real life Hitler win the War of the Hitlers.