Characters: Street Sharks
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The Bolton family/Street Sharks
Tropes the brothers have in common
Let's kick some fin!
John is the oldest and the smartest of the Bolton brothers. He enjoys creating inventions, taking up most of his knowledge from his father. When John transforms, he becomes Ripster, a great white shark with teeth that can chew through steel.
Tropes associated with John/Ripster:
- Badass Biker: Bends gives him a shark-themed motorcycle, though even as a human he was a biker.
- Brainy Brunette - A rare male example. John, Ripster's human form, has dark brown hair and he's highly intelligent. Even after his transformation, he's still the smartest of the Street Sharks.
- Biologically accurate, by great white sharks being among the smartest shark species.
- Genius Bruiser: Is the smartest of the brothers, but is handy in a fight.
- I Am A Humanitarian: Subverted, as he was trying to scare Paradigm into revealing their father's whereabouts.
: (to Paradigm) Great Whites are always hungry... *teeth gleam
- The Hero of the Five-Man Band
The ladies' man
of the Bolton brothers. He was transformed into Streex, a tiger shark equipped with rollerblades. Tropes associated with Bobby/Streex:
The inventor of the group, Clint was transformed into a hammerhead shark. Tropes associated with Clint/Jab:
Voiced by: D. Kevin Williams
Coop Bolton is the youngest brother also the most athletic, being a football player in high school. After transforming, he became Slammu the whale shark. Slammu's most commonly used attack is the 'Seismic slam', where he sets off an earthquake by hitting the ground with his huge fists.
Tropes associated with Coop/Slammu:
Dr. Robert Bolton
Tropes associated with Dr. Robert Bolton:
- Body Horror: Whatever happened to him, it wasn't pretty.
- Disappeared Dad: For the majority of the series post-transformation, he was only seen briefly in silhouette.
- The Ghost: Is only seen as a grotesque silhouette.
- Idiot Ball - Well, Dr Bolton was certainly very intelligent, but it wasn't a very good idea to meet the Big Bad alone at night.
- Mission Control: Sends the Sharks data on Paradigm's schemes from his various hiding places.
- Spanner in the Works: To Dr. Paradigm, acting as mission control for the Sharks.
Voiced by: Jim Hogget
Tropes associated with Bends:
- Badass Bookworm: He's smart and good with machines, and can handle himself in a fight.
- Gadgeteer Genius: Built the Sharks' lair and their vehicles... within hours of having met them.
Voiced by: Pam Carter
A grad student studying under Paradigm, she helps the Sharks escape from Paradigm and remains allied to them.
- Demoted to Extra: Rarely shows up in Season 3, and even then only as a non-speaking background character.
- The Chick
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: If she hadn't suggested that Paradigm meet with Bolton's kids then the Street Sharks would've never existed.
- Team Mom: Plays this role to the Sharks throughout Seasons 1 and 2.
- Token Minority: Is the only reoccurring black character.
A wannabe rock artist who was transformed into a mako shark after stumbling across one of Dr. Bolton's hideouts. He became an overnight success and, despite Paradigm's efforts to manipulate him, a friendly rival
Voiced by: Khary Payton
Tropes associated with Moby Lick:
Dr. Luther Paradigm
Voiced by: J. Michael Lee
Tropes associated with Dr. Paradigm:
Voiced by: Terry Berner
A swordfish injected with genetic material from Captain Blood and Genghis Khan. Slash, along with Slobster, was the first of Paradigm's Seaviates.
Voiced by: D. Kevin Williams
A lobster injected with genetic material from Captain Blood and Genghis Khan. Slobster, along with Slash, was the first of Paradigm's Seaviates.
Voiced by: D. Kevin Williams
A squid captured off the coast of the Great Barrier Reef, Killamari is the most aggressive of the Seaviates and has a rivalry with Slash.
Voiced by: Tony Wike
Formally Mr. Cunneyworth, a middle-aged man who was the owner of a hotel which was destroyed by the Street Sharks during a battle with Dr. Paradigm's minions. This caused to harbor a grudge towards them, and he later willingly joins up with Dr. Paradigm, who turns him into an electric eel mutant known as Repteel who has the ability to shoot electricity from his hands and create mini electric eels to attack his enemies.
- Psycho Electric Eel The transformation doesn't exactly improve his mental condition, and gives him electrical powers.
Voiced by: Andrew Rannells
A cowardly mutated shrimp who more-or-less took Slash's and Slobster's place in the Seaviates.
Voiced by: Steve Gibbs
A robotic doppelgänger of the Street Sharks that Paradigm used to free Repteel from prison and frame the sharks. It was reprogrammed by the Sharks to destroy Paradigm's lab, but was salvaged and rebuilt later on.
- Arm Cannon: Is equipped with an arm-mounted ray gun.
- Chainsaw Good: One of its armaments is a saw blade.
- Evil Twin: Was poorly disguised as Ripster to bust Repteel out of prison.
- Off Model: His teeth kept transitioning from yellow to white and back again.
- Robot Me: It's a robotic counterpart to the Street Sharks.
- Robotic Psychopath: It was programmed to kill the Street Sharks.
- This Is a Drill: Is armed with a drill positioned between two clamps.
A squid-like cyborg creature of unknown origin that allied itself with the Seaviates in Season 3.
Guy In The Sky
Fission City's main source of information on everything from the weather to pollution levels to the latest anti-Street Shark propaganda, Guy in the Sky pilots a bright yellow helicopter and is no end of annoyance to the Street Sharks... and everyone else.
Detective Michael Brock
A police detective assigned to investigate the disappearance of Dr. Bolton and his sons, and subsequently to investigate the Street Sharks. He acknowledges the Sharks are not the villains the media portrays them to be, and is suspicious of Paradigm, but continues to hunt them nevertheless.