Following is a list of recurring characters in the German Gag Series Raumschiff GameStar.
The GameStar crew:Tropes describing the crew as a team:
Captain LangerThe Captain of all three GameStars, hailing from the Game Reviewers' Planet (a.k.a. Feldkirchen).
"Grim" CharlesCaptain Langer's Hypercompetent Sidekick throughout season one, who makes a brief cameo in the first episode of the second season and never appears again.
First Mate MartinFirst Mate on the second GameStar. Officially born on the Game Reviewers' Planet, he is actually an unwitting android/cyborg. His actor left the show in the fourth season.
Dr. Chris SchmidtThe medical officer aboard the second and third GameStars. In season one, he works as the assistant of Gunnar the Ghost Buster (who later becomes known as Darth Lott).
First Mate StanglThe First Mate on the third GameStar, who replaces Martin in season four. His background is unknown, except that he is almost a carbon copy of the fearsome Stanglnator (except for the hair).
Security Officer PeterThe go-to guy when you need Stuff Blowing Up. He starts off as a fighter pilot on the Death Star but is coerced to join the RSGS crew in the first season.
Communications Officer MikklOriginally a fighter pilot on the Death Star, alongside Peter, he briefly returns to The Dark Side in season three and leaves the show afterwards.
Communications Officer FrankReplaces Mikkl as the radio operator.
Prof. Dr. TestThe rarely-seen chief of the GameStar R&D labs. Dies in the final battle for the Golden C64 in season four.
Cadet KlingeThe first (and last) space cadet on the GameStar. "Promoted" after season four.
The EmpireTropes describing the Death Star crew as a group:
The EmperorThe leader of the villains from season two onwards, the Big Bad of the show and Captain Langer's Arch-Nemesis. His background is a complete mystery.
Doc/Darth/Lord VaderThe Big Bad of season one, he becomes a recurring villain in later seasons.
Darth LottThe Strategist of the Empire and the Emperor's Number Two. He is introduced as a Ghost Buster late in season one but is drawn to the Dark Side by Vader and becomes a major villain. Early in season four, the Emperor sacrifices him to resurrect the Stanglnator. His father was the first German space minister who initiated the GameStar program.
Darth MoppOriginally a janitor on the second Death Star, he is turned to the Dark Side by the Emperor and Darth Lott when they first require a silent lackey to carry out their schemes.
Darth SchmitzDarth Lott's replacement as the Emperor's right hand in season five. Before her turn to the Dark Side, she owned a computer store in The Eighties and sneaked aboard the Death Star during a Time Travel instance.
The Wise Man from the MountainsAn aloof ally of the GameStar crew who helps them out of many predicaments. Also, he turns out to have possessed the Golden C64 all along.
The StanglnatorThe feared monster first mentioned in the very first episode, but only seen in season four, when the Emperor resurrects him at the cost of Darth Lott's life to sick him on the GameStar crew.