Characters / Oggy and the Cockroaches

This is the list of Oggy and the Cockroaches characters. There are some minor spoilers ahead and if you care, read with caution.

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     The Cat Duo 

The title character. He's a lazy fat cat who is usually chasing around to get rid of the mischievous cockroach trio.
  • Adorkable
  • Ambiguously Bi: There were episodes where Oggy showed attraction to women, and others were he clearly ogled men. In one episode he and Jack went to eat on a classy restaurant, and Oggy was carrying a purse. Season 4 averts this by having Olivia his only romantic interest.
  • Big Eater: Oggy is usually eating something in most of time and his fridge is filled with tons of food.
  • Butt Monkey: Overall he is the biggest in this cartoon. In almost every episode he suffers some kind of misfortune, like being tricked by the cockroaches and being beaten by Bob.
  • Can't Stand Them, Can't Live Without Them: His relationship with the cockroaches. He hates they but can't live without they. Becomes a plot point in "So Lonely".
  • Cats Are Mean: Rarely. He is only mean when he is the villain of the episode.
  • CloudCuckoolander: Sometimes.
  • Enemy Mine: Oggy allied with the cockroaches in some episodes to screw enemies in common.
  • Fat Cat:
  • Heroic B.S.O.D.: Briefly in “Black and White” when Oggy lost his colors due an accident with the washer.
  • Inelegant Blubbering: Oggy often cries like a baby. Hysterical and very loudly.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He is the least “jerk” and the most “heart of gold” in comparison with Jack and the cockroaches. Generally he only reacts in response for cockroaches' provocations.
  • Lazy Bum: Most of time Oggy is sitting in front of TV.
  • Leitmotif: The melody of the show's opening theme is almost always used for him.
  • Man Child: This is an obvious case in "Soldier for a Day", where his room is shown to be full of children's toys.

Oggy's cousin, who is sometimes around Oggy to help him take care of the troublesome cockroaches with his inventions.
  • Butt Monkey: Not frequently like Oggy, but when something happen to him it's usually nasty.
  • Cats Are Mean: Most of time, especially towards the cockroaches.
  • Cool Car: It's a monster truck!
  • Crazy-Prepared
  • Gadgeteer Genius: He makes a lot of machines. Though by later seasons, this appears to have dropped.
  • Jerkass: Most of time. He always pursue the cockroaches even if he hadn't a reason for it and sometimes he uses Oggy and his properties for his own profit.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Many of his plans to get advantage backfires to him. A notable example is in “Life's A Beach” when Jack uses Oggy's house and pool for his business without asking him permission for that and ends the day being beaten by his customers and got stuck by several lightnings.

     The Cockroaches 

Marky, Dee Dee and Joey
Marky, Dee Dee and Joey
The cockroaches trio which live in Oggy's house and usually are the main cause of Oggy's misfortunes.

     The Neighbors 

Oggy's next-door neighbor, frequently caught in the crossfire when Oggy's antics get out of control.
  • Angry Guard Dog: Resembles one.
  • Ascended Extra: By Season 4, he is one of the main characters.
  • Cranky Neighbor: Especially in the first seasons. He hates Oggy and Jack and usually beaten they if provoked.
  • Expy: Bob is basically an angry version of Spike from Tom and Jerry.
  • Flanderization: Reversed due to becoming an Ascended Extra, his tendency to beat up Oggy and Jack from time to time is downplayed in season 4 and he occassionally has a good time with both of them.
  • Jerkass: He is mean towards Oggy and Jack and usually laughs of their misfortunes.
  • No Holds Barred Beat Down: Does this regularly to Oggy and/or Jack.

Oggy's other next-door neighbor

Lady K
A female cockroach living in Olivia's house.
  • Huge Girl Tiny Guy: While she's cockroach-sized, she's actually taller than the cockroach trio.
  • The Vamp: She can get Dee Dee, Marky and Joey to do whatever she wants...even forgive her for eating all the food they stole.