Characters / Trailer Park Boys

A comedy revolving around the denizens of a trailer park near Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Julian

A career criminal and usually the mastermind of the boys' schemes, although they inevitably go awry.
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  • The Alcoholic: Downplayed. The Running Gag is that he always has a drink in his hand, but we don't often see him really hammered.
  • Alternative Character Interpretation: Is he really trying (and failing) to become a legitimate business owner once he gets out of jail or is he just saying that because he knows that's what the parole board wants to hear?
  • Badass Beard: Never seen in the series without a well-trimmed goatee.
  • Berserk Button: Calling him "Alcky" or comparing him to Patrick Swayze.
  • The Chessmaster: Subverted. He's very sharp and has lots of tricks up his sleeve when it comes to scheming and doing crimes, but he's usually hampered by Bubbles and Ricky.
  • Failure Is the Only Option: Julian's attempts at finding romance typically end in failure.
  • Genius Bruiser: Julian is an avid reader and the thinker of the crew. He's also by far the most physically imposing member of the trio, strong enough to easily carry both Corey and Trevor on his shoulders.
  • Gentle Giant: Although a badass criminal, he's a generally nice guy who would do anything for his friends. He's also built like a brick house and strong enough to run while carrying two people
  • Good Is Not Nice: Has a chip on his shoulder most of the time, save for the rare occasions times he actually gets to unwind and have a good time.
  • Iconic Item: Julian is almost never seen without a drink in his hand, regardless of where he is or what he's doing.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's a criminal through and through and can be unpleasant in his illegal activities but he genuinely cares about not only his friends but all the people in the park, making sure Cyrus only points his gun at him and stating he'll take a bullet for anyone from the park(even Lahey who he doesn't like), spending time with his elderly neighbour Mrs. Peterson and even buying trailers just to sell them back to evicted residents at a reduced cost. Bubbles even states he has the biggest heart in the trailer park.
  • Limited Wardrobe: The other characters change clothes regularly, but Julian always wears black clothing.
  • Mr. Fanservice: He's very muscular and regularly wears a tight black shirt. Lampshaded often by Lahey in later seasons who regularly refers to him as sexy.
  • Never Gets Drunk: Most of the time but gets averted when he switches to homemade 'swish'.
  • Only Sane Man: Amongst all the crazy characters of the park, Julian is this. Hell, he borders on The Comically Serious at times.
  • Straight Man: He's usually the cool, levelheaded one in comparison to neurotic Bubbles and absurd, foul-mouthed Ricky.
  • Team Dad: To Ricky and Bubbles, and really to the whole gang. They're a dysfunctional family, but he loves the boys.
  • The Big Guy: Big and muscular.

Ricky

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Julian's best friend since childhood, a dope dealer and perennial delinquent.

  • Berserk Button: Being called "Reveen".
  • Buffy Speak: Well, that's one way of putting it. Anytime he tries to sound smart or be any kind of assertive, it winds up a combination of this, Malapropers and Cluster F Bombs.
  • Butt Monkey: Whenever Cory and Trevor aren't filling the roll.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Partly due to his massive appetite for weed, but... Ricky has some strange ideas about things.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: One of the sweariest characters in television history.
  • Costume Porn: Ricky's taste in shirts in impeccable.
  • Disability Superpower: He was once dead long enough for it to be much too late to resuscitate a normal person. However, Bubbles correctly guesses that because he's so dumb, his brain doesn't use nearly as much oxygen as a normal person's brain, so he was still able to be saved.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Finds sleeping with whores "greasy"
  • Evil Parents Want Good Kids: He doesn't want Trinity to grow up to be a criminal like him.
  • Friend to All Children: Aside from being a doting father, he's extremely kind to Trina Lahey in season 2 and season 8 shows him volunteering to coach a kids hockey team. He also mentioned once that kids in the park come to him to learn about working on cars and growing dope(he means well but he doesn't realize this is wrong/illegal).
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Any number of things, no matter how minor an inconvenience, can get Ricky pissed off, and that usually happens several times an episode.
  • Immune to Drugs: To the point that him getting knocked back by a product is proof of how good it is.
    Bubbles: You're Dope Man! You can smoke a pound in a single bound.
    • At the end of Season 10, he is accidentally shot and a fragment of the bullet becomes lodged in his temporal lobe, putting him into a coma for weeks. Weed wakes him up.
  • Insane Troll Logic: How his brain works. For example, he gets a cat to guard his weed plants to protect them from squirrels.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Say what you will about his foul mouth and inability to go a day in his life without breaking some kind of law, but he would do anything for his friends and family when push come to shove. Especially apparent in how much he cares for Trinity.
    • He's also fairly kind to children in general considering himself a role model for the kids in the park.
    • Ricky admits he never wants to have a fortune and only wants enough to coast on by through life while having fun and smoking weed. Whenever Ricky does get money he says that he gives food and presents to his father and other loved ones; as he doesn't really have any other idea on how to use it. Which says a lot about him as a person if he can only think of treating his family right as the only way to spend money.
  • Kavorka Man: Despite his abrasive personality, he and Lucy just keep getting back together. Also has been with Sarah at least twice and almost married Barb in season 4.
  • "Knock Knock" Joke: After the other person says "Who's there?", Ricky will usually launch into a long-winded rant about them instead of continuing the joke properly. Alternatively, he'll just give them the finger.
  • Lack of Empathy: Ricky is very devoted to his friends and loved ones. No, where he lacks empathy is in regards to Cory and Trevor, and anyone serving the role of Cory and Trevor.
    • Subverted on occasion, such as season 6 where he stops in the middle of a crime to talk to Trevor when the latter is depressed about being separated from Cory.
  • Made of Iron: Played for laughs. Considering the amount of punishment he takes over the course of the series, it's a wonder anybody bothers to worry when he gets hurt.
    Trinity (On Ricky being frozen): The thing about my dad is he's been electrocuted, shot, got in car accidents...we just thawed him out, gave him a joint, and he's fine.
    • Subverted in season 10. He's shot by a stray bullet that lodges in his temporal lobe, leaving him braindead. Played straight when he he's given a joint and wakes up with seemingly no long term brain damage.
  • Malaproper: Seen here.
  • Missing Mom: His mom, Tammy. Apparently, she left to avoid anyone finding out that Lahey is Ricky's real father.
  • Papa Wolf: Do not mess with Trinity.
  • Refuge in Audacity: Employed regularly when stealing things or talking his way out of an arrest.
  • Sir Swears Alot/Sophisticated as Hell: As he himself puts it. "If I don't smoke and swear, I'm fucked." Because he is able to not only hold minor and major conversations well despite his constant use of foul language; he is also able to think on his feet better and get himself and his friends out of jail when he does.
  • Smoking Is Cool: So cool, he got Trinity doing it!
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Gives one to Lahey after being fired from mall security.
    Ricky: Knock-knock.
    Lahey: Who's there, Rick?
    Ricky: Somebody.
    Lahey: "Somebody" who?
    Ricky: Somebody whose ex-wife owns the fucking trailer park is the only reason you got the job as trailer park supervisor. You got fired from the police force 'cause you fucked up big time, but we're not going to talk about that, are we? And now you're gonna get fired from this job cause you're nothing but a drunk fucking idiot who can't even run the trailer park. You're drunk right now, I can smell the fucking liquor on you from here. Go away for eighteen months to jail and everything goes to fucking shit, doesn't it, Lahey? Like your little buddy, with his fucking no shirt, moving in with my girlfriend and ruining my whole fucking life. Now there's fucking shit everywhere in this fucking trailer park. Fucking idiot.
    • He gives another to both Lahey and Randy before heading to the border:
    Ricky: Knock-knock.
    Randy: Who's there?
    Lahey: Randy?
    Ricky: I'll tell you who's fucking there. A drunk washed up police officer who arrested Lucy, put pepper all over her when she's pregnant, which is fucked, and now he's got nothing better to do than to scam reward money from some stupid Dirty Dancing fucking train. All to win the love of a half naked Chia Pet gut who likes to steal other people's girlfriends and knock them up, isn't that right, Randy? (sprays them both) You're both dumb as fuck. You're drunk again, Jim. Big time. (sprays them again) And you both fucking lose and it feels great.

  • Trademark Favorite Food: Pepperoni. By itself, not on pizza. He also likes chicken fingers a lot.
  • Trickster Archetype: At least when it comes to cops.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Ricky gives one to his friends (and Cory and Trevor) after he got caught up in a grocery store robbery.
    Ricky: I may not have done all the right stuff in my life or done smart stuff, but guys, maybe I shouldn't be commenting here, but that was pretty fuckin' dumb, alright? You're robbing a fuckin' grocery store, you didn't even tell me, I'm fuckin' on video tape now firing handguns with no mask on! You guys are fuckin' dumb!

Bubbles

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An old friend of Ricky and Julian's, Bubbles happily lives in a shed in Sunnyvale and considers the boys to be True Companions even when he's hesitant to get into their hijinks.

  • Badass Adorable: By far the nerdiest and most jittery guy on the show, and yet he's always right in the midst of the chaos.
  • Consulting Mister Puppet: Bubbles has created a few different puppets that seem to express his darker side and he gets into arguments with.
  • Crazy Cat Man: He tries to adopt a mountain lion as one of his kitties.
  • The Gunslinger: Bubbles is the best marksman of the boys, which is why whenever they plan on getting into a gunfight he's usually given something like an AK-47 when everyone else has handguns.
  • It's Not You, It's My Enemies: In the Christmas Special, this turns out to be the reason why his parents abandoned him. His father pissed off the wrong people with his gambling debts and his parents knew that he would be safer in the park with Julian looking after him than he would be going on the run with them.
  • Karma Houdini: Bubbles usually manages to escape getting arrested by the police in some way, to the point that even Randy convinces the cops to let him go at one point. Subverted at the end of Seasons 4 and 8, when he ends up in jail along with Ricky and Julian.
  • Kindhearted Cat Lover: So much so, he keeps trying to make businesses centered around taking care of them.
  • Morality Pet: Seems to be this for Ricky and Julian.
  • Smart People Wear Glasses: Ricky's father Ray describes Bubbles as the "sharpest guy in the park".
  • Split Personality: Bubbles has occasionally demonstrated a split personality that he expresses through puppets like Conky and the puppet he made in Season 8. These puppets tend to express the darker side of Bubbles' personality, and come out when he's stressed or delirious, like when he had an infected tooth.
  • What Were You Thinking? He and Julian admonish Ricky for getting school kids inolved in their barbecue scheme.
    Bubbles: Ricky, those laws are there to protect kids, not to allow goofballs like you to put them in a car with no door on it and drive around the fuckin' neighbourhood stealin' barbecues!

Jim Lahey

Trailer park supervisor, alcoholic, and main antagonist for much of the series.
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  • Abhorrent Admirer: In later seasons he develops a rather creepy attraction to 'Sexian'.
  • The Alcoholic: Oh hell yeah. Lahey might have driven the boys out long ago if it wasn't for the fact that his default setting is sloshed. Without liquor, he's not only more levelheaded, but a borderline doormat for people.
    • At this point the trope could be called The Lahey. One of the most iconic moments in the series:
    Randy: "Is this you talking, or the liquor?"
    Jim Lahey: "Randy... I am the liquor."
  • Archnemesis Dad: Out of the three boys, he despises Ricky the most, and the feeling is mutual. Then in the Season 10 finale, he confesses to a comatose Ricky that he is actually his real father and not Ray.
  • Ax-Crazy: On one occasion he thinks he's still a cop and goes crazy, shooting at any "perps" he can find and locking them up in the "prison" that is his repurposed shed.
  • Better the Devil You Know: Happens twice. Once with Cyrus, the other with Sam Losco.
  • Big Bad (or Big Good from his perspective)
  • Cassandra Truth: One of the reasons why simply calling the cops on the boys in response to their illegal activities ceases to become effective.
  • The Chessmaster: On a good day, he's always a step ahead of the boys. Especially at the end of season 8 when he traps the boys out of nowhere and has them put in jail... although he didn't count on being taken as well.
  • Cool Shades: The kind you see real cops wear, instead of slobbering drunk supervisors.
  • Depraved Bisexual: Well, kind of. He's undeniably kinky, but he's also apparently faithful to Randy.
  • Drink Order: Lahey loves all sorts of liquor and for a while in season 5 he stuck with vodka (so he could drink in plain sight) but his absolute favorite is Canadian whisky.
  • Enemy Mine: Works with the Boys on several occasions in the early seasons.
  • Enmity with an Object: In Season 10 he carries around a breathalyzer and keeps his BAC capped to a specific level. As his stress level builds up, he starts getting angry with it for reporting that he's not due for another drink.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He may be a cruel, vindictive alcoholic and holds little to nothing back in his vendetta against the boys(mostly Ricky) but he draws the line at mistreating the rule abiding park residents, calling Randy out in season 6 for kicking out a resident that was behind on lot fees, scolding Randy that the man in question had lived in Sunnyvale since before Randy was born.
  • I Am the Liquor: He says this line in one episode, which later gets a Call Back in "Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys" when after several failures against the Boys he has a brief identity crisis and starts thinking that maybe he's not the liquor after all, until Randy reassures him.
    Randy: You are the liquor, Mr. Lahey. You've always been the liquor.
  • I Am What I Am: For much of the show his greatest wish was to be reinstated to the police force, and eventually it does happen. At the end of the season, he resigns willingly, feeling that his true calling is to be a drunk trailer park supervisor. note  However, since Status Quo Is God he goes back to desperately trying to become a cop again in the next season.
  • Jerk Ass: Even on his good days, Jim Lahey is a vicious, bitter, drunken asshole.
  • Liquid Courage: He invokes this by name an awful lot, but usually consumes too much for it to be helpful.
  • Luke, I Am Your Father: At the end of season ten, it's revealed that Jim Lahey is the real father to Ricky and not Ray. Apparently Barb knew about this as well for years and the rest of the characters are still blissfully unaware since according to Lahey this information would ruin too many lives.
  • May–December Romance: He's clearly quite a bit older than Randy. (The age difference between the actors playing them is over twenty years, and there's no evidence to suggest that the same isn't true for their characters.)
  • Retcon: In season 10 his hatred of Ricky is said to be due to his secretly being Ricky's biological father. This was clearly not the case in previous seasons.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: Likes to go into this when he's talking down to Ricky.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: He's quite a bit nicer, more patient, and less vindictive after being reinstated as cop. Bubbles also mentions that he used to be nice before the incident that got him fired from the police force the first time.
    • From season 8 onward he he's less antagonistic to the boys(especially Julian) although he still has no issue screwing them over when it suits him.

Randy

Lahey's assistant and lover.
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  • Blood Knight: He may not be the toughest but is he is all to happy to fight anybody to keep the park safe.
  • The Dragon: For Mr. Lahey, and often quite an effective one.
  • Fat Bastard: And because he's such a bastard, J-roc and Bubbles respond by never letting him forget the first part.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: "Frig off, Ricky!!"
    • That said, he slowly becomes more sweary over the course of the series. Especially once he gets into pot.
  • I Can Change My Beloved: Randy tries several things to deal with Jim's drinking. When he's on the wagon, he actively encourages his sobriety; when he starts sliding, he warns him where it's going to lead; once when went completely into the liquor, he attempted to drink with him to understand him. It never works, and by the end of Countdown to Liquor Day, he's finally had enough.
    • Though it should be noted that throughout any attempts to help Jim, he never attempts to tone down his own pot smoking despite Lahey's admonishments, in fact it increases.
    • He also attempted(successfully) to get Mr Lahey back on the liquor in season 9 to ruin his relationship with Barb and win him back.
  • Kavorka Man: Despite the huge gut and weasel-y personality, he's either with Lahey or with Lucy. Or he's getting some coin on the side as a male prostitute.
    • Sarah also calls him attractive in season 6,and Thomas Collins reffers to him as "athletic" in season 7, dispite bring very visibly overweight.
  • The Pants Come Off: Randy always goes around without a shirt, but when he really gets mad he'll take off his pants, too. When that happens whoever he's angry at is in for a world of hurt.
    • Subverted in season 10 when he drops trow to fight Barb's enforcer Candy, who proceeds to beat him handily.
    • The reason he takes his pants off is because they are too tight to fight in. When he rips his pants and gets a new, more comfortable pair, he doesn't take them off anymore. Although in "Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys" and "Countdown to Liquor Day" he is back in his old pants without an explanation.
      Bubbles: When he has his pants on, he can only get his legs so far apart, and he doesn't have that much balance, but when he's in his underwear, y'know, he can get like a football player, and he's hard to knock over, that... big coagulated gravy hot dog bun bastard.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Cheeseburgers. Whenever Randy is gonna unwind, you can bet he's gonna put a ton of cheeseburgers on.
  • They Call Me Mister Tibbs: Always refers to Jim Lahey as "Mr. Lahey," despite having been in an intimate relationship with him for years, to the point that on one occasion when the two are fighting, Randy bitterly calls him "James".
    • The Christmas Special that takes place before the series has Barb finding Randy prostituting himself in front of a burger joint and taking him home out of pity. When she introduces him to Jim (who she is still married to at the time), Randy recognizes him as "Simon" (obviously a fake name that Jim used to hire Randy). When Barb leaves, Jim tries to keep Randy from exposing his secret by telling him to never call him "Simon" again, only "Mr. Lahey".
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: When he's on the dope (which is pretty much constantly in Season 7), he basically starts channelling The Tourettes Guy, swearing often and loudly whenever something bad happens to him.
    "Dirty balls!"
    "Frozen mixed vegetable cocks!"
    "Alfred Hitch-cocks!"
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: And he is not happy whenever he's forced to wear one for whatever reason. Season 9 finally shows why: wearing anything on his upper body for long enough makes him break out in a horrible rash.

Lucy

Ricky's on-off girlfriend.
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  • Alpha Bitch: Was hinted to be this in high school.
  • Bi the Way: She was also like this in high school, having flings with Sara and a few other girls.
  • Dumb Blonde, though she's still capable of calling out Ricky during his more stupid moments.
  • Grandma, What Massive Hotness You Have: Even after becoming grand parents, Ricky and Lucy still lust over each other.
  • Hypocrite: Has broken up with Ricky over the idea of banging other women while Lucy herself has a long list of guys she's banged...
  • Really Gets Around: Not only has she slept with Ricky, she's also shacked up with Randy and Officer George Green, and hit on Julian and at least one member of the season 8 film crew.
    • Season 10 reveals she also hooked up with Ricky's dad, Ray.

Trinity

Ricky and Lucy's daughter, although it is implied she may actually be Julian's.

  • Cute Bruiser: Her dad lets her hit Cory and Trevor for an entire scene in season three, and she later joins the "Bottle Kids", a group of kids who throw empty liquor bottles at people in the park.
  • Daddy's Girl: Ricky may be a rebellious idiot, but Trinity is constantly loyal to him. She only really strays from him when she absolutely has to.
  • Delinquents: Becomes a bottle kid in later seasons.
  • Morality Pet: To Ricky and by extension, Julian.
  • Teen Pregnancy: In season 8, on the way to becoming an Official Couple with Jacob. It's a boy!
  • Wise Beyond Their Years: By Sunnyvale standards anyways, she's often said to be a lot smarter then both Ricky and Lucy.
    • It's implied in season one that Julian may be her real father, which would explain this as she's much smarter than Ricky and Lucy.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: In Countdown to Liquor Day.

Ray

Ricky's father, who faked a disability for the insurance money for the first few seasons.

  • Hypocrite: He's constantly preaching the Bible, but meanwhile he has no problem stealing from friends and family, gambling away his friends money, sleeping with hookers or ripping off the government with his fake disability, all of which are very non Christian.
  • Kavorka Man: He apparently hooked up with the much younger Lucy at some point.
  • Obfuscating Disability: Faked being in a wheelchair for most of his time on the series to collect disability money. Eventually takes this all the way in "Don't Legalize it", when he fakes the ultimate disability.
  • Papa Wolf: To Ricky as well as Julian and Bubbles. In season five he suspects Lahey intends to ruin the fun day the boys have planned to cheer up Bubbles, so he immediately blows the whistle on Lahey's alcoholism relapse which he was hiding from Randy.
  • Put on a Bus: Not present from season eight onwards due to his actor being a member of the old production company. Don't Legalize It shows he faked his death and moved to see Florida dump but whether this is canon or not is debateable, the only thing that's for sure is that he no longer lives in or near Sunnyvale. He is occasionally mentioned though.
  • Real Men Love Jesus: Is a Calvinist Christian and tries to get Ricky to read the Bible with him. It should be noted, however, that Ray uses his Christianity to justify his misdeeds — if everything is predetermined, nothing he does is his fault.
  • Urine Trouble: The piss jugs.

Sarah

Lucy's best friend. Briefly dated Ricky, later became openly opposed to Ricky and Julian constantly getting into trouble.
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  • Bi the Way: She becomes this with Barb and Donna in Season 9.
    • Also in the movie she's said to have banged both Lucy and Ricky before the two met.
  • Fiery Redhead: Is often the first to point out how stupid Ricky and Julian have been behaving, and is not gentle about it.
  • Hypocrite: Hooks up with Ricky in season two dispite her trashing him in all other seasons.
  • Pet the Dog: In season 5 she acknowledged that Ricky lying about going to vocational school while working there as a janitor to impress Lucy and Trinity is kind of sweet.
  • Really Gets Around: Not as much as Lucy but still has an impressive tally. She's dated Ricky(season 2), Cory and Trevor(season 4), Jacob(season 7, Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys), J-Roc(Don't Legalize It), and finally Barb and Donna(season 9). The movie also states she banged both Ricky and Lucy before the two met each other.
  • Retcon: In season 4 she's banging Cory and Trevor and announces her plan to marry them both(somehow) at the end of the season. In the second episode of season 5 she "sets the record straight" that she's not banging them or planning to marry them. The relationship was probably deemed too odd to continue.
  • Those Two Girls: With Lucy in season 1 and seasons 3-7.
  • Only Sane Woman: Her interactions with the Boys usually consist of her calling out their stupidity, recklessness or carelessness.

J-Roc

A white rapper who lives with his mom, know'm sayin'?
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  • Catch Phrase: "Know'm sayin'?"
  • A Date with Rosie Palms: "Turn that shit off, muthafucka! I was gettin' changed, you know'm sayin'?"
  • Dirty Coward: Talks a big game but frequently backs down when challenged, refusing to fight Randy when he evicts him in season six, and taking no action when an angry Ricky steals all his music equipment(and his dryer for the hell of it) dispite boasting how he was willing to "step to him" five minutes before hand.
  • Does Not Like Guns: See, this is how it goes down. J to the R-O-C and the Rockpile are down with being rap musicians, actin' as fences for stolen shit, makin' amateur pornographic art with some fine ladies and stealin' groceries to resell in the park, but they ain't down with usin' guns, nowahteyemzane?
  • Do Not Call Me "Paul": Doesn't like being called by his real name, Jamie.
  • Disappeared Dad: In one episode, his mother implies that his father may in fact have been one of the black men she was dating when she became pregnant with him.
  • Fauxreigner: In Season 10 he dates a girl he picked up in Mexico, who thinks he's Spanish, so he talks in a thick Spanish accent whenever she's around.
  • Heroic B.S.O.D.: Had one during his concert when he is confronted by one of the rappers who's music he pirated and called a 'punk'.
  • Jive Turkey: J-roc is the whitest of white rappers and even his close friends know it.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: No matter how deep the boys get into serious shit, J-roc is usually there to lighten the mood by being a huge dweeb.
  • Pretty Fly for a White Guy: Although the episode "The Microphone Assassin" implies that he may actually be biracial. His mother tells him that she was dating a lot of black guys when she became pregnant with him, although she could have just been saying that to cheer him up.
    • Meanwhile, as Jamie, he acts incredibly white.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: A one-sided version with Randy, taking constant shots at Randy's weight any time the two share a scene.
  • Stylistic Suck: His porn projects.
  • This Is for Emphasis, Bitch!: By Season 9, he does this a lot.
  • Verbal Tic: He often makes DJ-style record scratching and rewinding noises with his mouth when speaking. He even does it in his music instead of actual record scratching and rewinding. As of season 10, he attaches a loud "huh" to the ends of many sentences.
  • White Gang Banger: A very softcore example, mostly all in his head. As a further twist, Sara and Lucy explain that he genuinely thinks he's black, and his mother implies that he may actually be biracial.

Tyrone

J-Roc's long time friend and business partner. Also known as T.

  • Happy Ending Massage: In season 9, he makes bundles of money giving these to old ladies, many of whom request him specifically. He hates it at first, but by the end of the season, he's dating one of them.
  • Only Sane Man: Of J-Roc's crew
  • True Companions: No matter how much of a dweeb J-Roc is, Tyrone has nothing but love for his comrade.
  • The Whitest Black Guy: In the Christmas special set in the past, we see him and J-Roc before they both got into rap music, and he acts about as white as Jamie does. His real name isn't even Tyrone, it's Tyler. He only started going by Tyrone after adopting his rapper persona.

Cory and Trevor

Constantly seeking the approval of Ricky and Julian, who inevitably use them as fall-guys.
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  • Dreadful Musician: When J-roc has a Heroic B.S.O.D. in "Who's The Microphone Assassin" just before a big performance, Cory & Trevor attempt to pump the crowd up by rapping themselves, and fail miserably.
  • The Millstone: Their lack of experience and sheer stupidity causes them to screw things up quite a bit.
  • Mooks: And not even particularly good ones, either.
  • Name's the Same: Trevor is played by Michael Jackson, but not that Michael Jackson.
  • Put on a Bus: For season 7. Cory returns in season 8, and settles back into being Those Two Guys, with Jacob Collins instead.
  • The Starscream: They both screw over Ricky and the boys at the end of Season 4 and become co-trailer supervisors, or so they think as it turned out Barb was pulling their strings all along to buy back the park. The fact they screwed the boys over however remains a plot point through Season 5.

Barb Lahey

Jim's ex-wife and owner of the park.
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  • Lady Macbeth: Even after Jim pulls a semi-Heel–Face Turn in season 7, she's incredibly unpleasant towards him and actually encourages him to fall off the wagon.
  • Manipulative Bitch: She keeps possession of the park by tricking Cory and Trevor into thinking they were buying the park with the Boys' drug money, when in fact she used the money to pay off Sunnyvale's debts and keep the park for herself.
  • May–December Romance: With Ricky in Season 4, but it dissolves completely when Ricky is sent to jail (again).
  • Status Quo Is God: No matter what happens, Barb always seems to land on her feet as Trailer Park Owner, often undoing weeks if not years of storyline advancement where the boys are concerned.
  • Screw the Rules, I Make Them!: The bank forecloses on her house when Sunnyvale gets deep in debt. She moves into the park and takes Lahey and Randy's supervisor trailer for herself.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: How Barb comes back from jail in Season 10.

Trina Lahey

Jim and Barb's daughter who stays at Sunnyvale in season 2. Despite being Laheys daughter she becomes fast friends with Ricky and the boys.

  • Freudian Excuse: Her attachment to Ricky isn't that strange when you think about it, her father is an alcoholic who spends most of his time with Randy or supervising the park, her mother is kind of a bitch and is carrying on her own relationship with Jerk Ass Sam, while Ricky was never anything but nice to her, fixing her bike and spending time with her when no one else would.
  • Hero Worship: For Ricky after he helps her fix her bike.
  • Morality Pet: For Ricky in season 2 due to Trinity being absent.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: For Trinity, who doesn't appear on season 2, right down to the similar names.
  • Teen Rebel: Spends most of her time hanging around with her fathers arch nemesis. Randy lampshades this in one episode that she's at the age where kids need to rebel. Mr Lahey responds that he once said the same thing about Ricky and Julian.
  • The Mole: In "Never trust a man with no shirt on" she eavesdrops on her fathers call to the police and tells the boys.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: She's never seen after the season 2 finale with only a passing mention on season 4. Probably due to her actress gaining success but it's strange both her parents live in Sunnyvale and she doesn't.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: A minor example but Julian briefly reads her the riot act when she stows away in his car while he goes to sell a large amount of hash.
    Julian: What are you doing here?! This is no place for a young lady Trina!

Officer George Green

A dimwitted police officer who is repeatedly foiled by the boys.

  • Crying Wolf: Lampshades and accuses Lahey of doing this.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: In season 9, George finally buries the hatchet with Ricky when he realizes Lucy will never be his.
  • Jerk Ass: Becomes this in later seasons. Starts off as a fair(if dumb) cop, but season 7 has him commit assault(and attempted murder, but that wasn't planned) over a trivial matter, season 8 has him setup Lahey to be arrested along with the boys, season 9 starts with him drunkenly sucker punching Ricky, then spend the season trying to steal Ricky's family(he comes off as doing this to hurt Ricky instead of genuinely wanting Lucy back or caring about Trin and Moe's best intrests) and his single appearance in season 10 has him mocking Ricky being in a coma.
  • Lack of Empathy: In the season 10 finale he crashes Trin and Jacob's wedding and cruelly mocks Ricky being in a coma.
  • Not So Harmless: The season 8 finale and The Reveal - he was playing Lahey as a patsy the whole season, and gets him thrown in jail with the boys.
    • In season 7 he's willing to commit MURDER after assaulting Lahey, Randy and Phil. He's even the one who plans it and convinces Ted to go along.
  • Police Are Useless: Really not the most effective cop on the force, and easily manipulated. Until the season 8 finale, of course.
  • Police Brutality: To Lahey, Randy and Phil in Season 7.

Officer Ted Johnson

A cop who often visits Sunnyvale and causes problems for the boys. First appears in season 1 then returns as a recurring character in season 5.

  • Bi the Way: Has a romantic relationship with Randy in season 6 but is mentioned to also hit strip clubs with George implying he may be this trope.
  • Deadpan Snarker: More condescending than snarky but it counts.
  • I Can Change My Beloved: Tries to get Randy to start wearing shirt and lose weight during their brief relationship. Sarah attributes their breakup to this.
  • Jerk Ass: Abuses his power, tries to change Randy, and finally becomes an outright criminal.
  • Not So Harmless: Starts out as a bit of a jerk, but season 7 has him assault a fellow officer and even be willing to commit murder.
  • Police Brutality: Along with George he assaults Lahey, Randy and Phil Collins in season 7.
  • Rape as Comedy: In season 10 he extorts sexual favours from Randy in exchange for leaving Sunnyvale alone. It's played for laughs and no one even seems to consider rape.
  • Wham Line: "I'm not George Green, Rick."

Cyrus

A greaser tough-guy wannabe who shows up every now and then to cause trouble.
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  • 0% Approval Rating: The first episode and every appearance afterward, he's always greeted with scowls.
  • Bi the Way: Apparently did several gay porn movies.
  • Catch Phrase: "Fuck off, I got work to do."
  • Dirty Coward: Makes a big show of waving his gun around but when challenged he either runs away or gets someone else to fight for him.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Ricky and Julian. Like Ricky, he represents an anachronistic character archetype, likes the same things the boys do, is just as rude or abrasive but with none of the redeeming, likeable qualities. However that being said, most of his vile qualities are a smokescreen as been proved by Julian in the first episode, Cyrus is too afraid to use a gun and take a life which suggests deep down he might have a subconscious sense of morality.
  • Trigger Happy: Especially come season 8, when he's shooting people in the leg just for pissing him off.
  • Took a Level in Badass: "Don't Legalize It" opens with Cyrus running a legitimate cocaine-dealing operation out of his trailer with Sam Losco as his lackey. Here he's far more caustic, confident and pragmatic in his dealings with other characters compared with the blustering wannabe-tough-guy arrogance of past seasons. Bought to a head at the end of the movie when he holds Julian up for both the urine and Julian's share of the urine money, marking it the first time in the series Cyrus wins a criminal engagement and doesn't get humiliated or arrested.
    • Season 8 also has him selling cocaine and actually shooting people. In fact he serves as the Big Bad of the season, with previous villain Sam Demoted to Dragon and even Arch-Enemy Mr Lahey fears him.

Sam Losco

A greasy veterinarian who often takes part of shady dealings in and outside the park.
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  • 100% Adoration Rating: In Season 2 when it looks likes he may take Mr. Lahey's place as supervisor of the park.
  • Affably Evil: More greasy than evil.
  • Berserk Button: Being called a caveman. And yet in season 9, he becomes exactly that.
  • Better the Devil You Know: He's the devil you don't know, so much so that when Sam comes into the picture as an antagonist, he usually forces an Enemy Mine between Lahey and the boys.
    • Oddly enough, he's also Enemy Mined with the boys against Lahey and Randy.
  • Contemporary Caveman: Inverted. In season 9, he's been screwed over so much that he's reduced to living in a cave in the middle of the woods. Before discovering him, Bubbles and Ricky are convinced he's "the Samsquanch."
  • Curbstomp Battle: While serving as The Dragon to Cyrus in season 8,he attempts to fight Julian. He gets knocked out within five seconds.
  • The Dragon: To Cyrus in Don't Legalize it, as well as season eight.
  • Kick the Dog: Tells Bubbles his cats appear to have rabies and will have to be put down, when really they were just sick from eating Sam's discarded hot dogs and he seemingly just lied to Bubbles to be cruel.
  • The Medic: As a veterinarian, he's often the guy the boys go to when they need a wound healed "off the grid", despite his antagonist status.
  • Nobody Poops: harshly adverted in Season 9 when Rocky and Bubbles find what they think is Samsquanch droppings.
  • The Pig Pen: Smells horrible and gets grease on everything.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: In Season 10 he is much nicer than before. His mother's last request before she died was for him to stop being an asshole (her words). He even chooses not to retaliate after being put through a ridiculous series of Amusing Injuries by the boys, even though he admits he'd love nothing more than to kill the lot of them. It seems his heel face turn is genuine as the only thing he values is his mother's teeth which he keeps as a memento in a safe; and he drops his nice attitude when they go missing and finds out who took them.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: He loves hot dogs.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: Almost takes over the park in Season 2 because of this.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: In season four he has his vet practice back, but when he reappears in season six he's working for a paving company.

Terry and Dennis

A pair of Japanese-Canadian brothers who are childhood friends of Ricky. They live with their grandmother and sell hash out of her house. They work with Cyrus in season 5 as well as Don't Legalize It.

  • Asshole Victim: Terry more so than Dennis. Julian robs their hash and car, but this is after Terry was rude and abrupt with the boys in the previous episode.
  • Co-Dragons: To Cyrus in season 5 and Don't Legalize It. Part of what ends their friendship with Ricky.
  • Gratuitous Japanese: They speak Japanese when they don't want others to know what they're saying.
  • Jerk Ass: Terry is much less friendly than his brother.
  • Jerk Ass Has A Point: It probably wasn't a great idea for the boys to pull up to their house in a limo when they're there to buy drugs.
  • Male Frontal Nudity: Tend to walk around their house in open bathrobes with their packages hanging out. Bubbles dubs them "the flappy bird brothers".
  • Too Dumb to Live: One of them immediately identifys a package as their hash in front of the cops.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: While Cyrus returns in season 8 he works with Sam and then with Tommy in season 9 but Terry and Dennis never appear or are even mentioned.

Jacob Collins

A store clerk who gets robbed by Ricky all the time, later becomes a bigger character.

  • Ascended Extra: In Season 7, he goes from "that kid who works various jobs around town" to a vital part of the cast.
  • Bumbling Dad: For his and Trinity's son, The Motel. Case in point, he was named as such because he mixed up the spaces on the birth certificate.
  • Butt Monkey: Even before he buddied up with Cory, he was this.
  • George Jetson Job Security: Ricky keeps getting him fired by robbing or stealing from the places Jacob works at. Ricky also got him and Cyrus kicked out of Grade 10 by exposing their cheating on final exams.
    • In "Don't Legalize It", Julian gets him dishonorably discharged from the army when he gets caught stealing urine for Julian to sell to people having to take drug tests.
  • Mook: Beginning in season 7.
  • Soul-Sucking Retail Job/Burger Fool: Is often shown to be working minimum wage jobs and is subject to abuse (and often robbery) from Ricky.
  • Sycophantic Servant: To Julian, to the point of dressing and acting like him in Season 7 (he even carries around a little glass everywhere).
  • Those Two Guys: With a returning Cory in season 8.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: In the later seasons after he falls for Trinity, he becomes this towards Ricky. As a Mook, though, that puts him in an unenviable position.

Phil (Philadelphia) Collins

Jacobs father and the owner of The Dirty Burger.

  • Berserk Button: For god's sakes, do NOT stare awkwardly at his oversized gut.
    • Also don't endanger his sons.
    • He also doesn't take kindly to being called a mustard tiger. Even when wearing a tiger shirt that's covered in mustard.
  • Big Eater: Fairly obvious from his build, but his love of burgers rivals Randy's and in Say Goodnight To The Bad Guys he eats nine baloney sandwiches and comes back for more.
  • Gasshole: A Running Gag is that he burps whenever he gets hit in the gut.
  • Knight Templar Parent: Gets increasingly hostile towards Julian and the boys due to Jacobs tendency to get himself in trouble with the law when he does jobs for them.
  • Made of Iron: When the Bottle Kids attack him, Lahey and Randy, he pretty much shrugs off over a hundred dollars worth of bottles without flinching.
  • Name's the Same: Also one of his sons, Thomas Collins. The other son being Jacob, obviously.
  • Papa Wolf: He WILL go after your if you endanger his sons. In season seven when Jacob disappears while doing a job for Ricky and Julian he goes so far as to pick a fight with the boys and damage the shitmobile with a ladder dispite his advanced age and poor health.
  • The Pig Pen: Practically radiates food particles.
  • Real Life Writes the Plot: His absence after Don't Legalize It is due to his actor having passed away.

Thomas Collins

Phil Collins other son and Jacob's older brother.

Ex-Colonel Leslie Dancer

A retired SAS officer who first appears in Season 9, hired by Jim and Barb Lahey to keep the new Sunnyvale, a retirement community, free of alcohol, drugs, and crime.

  • The Alcoholic: He used to have a drinking problem that ruined his life, which made him declare alcohol an enemy that must be destroyed. Somewhat of a parallel to Lahey, as while they are both sober for most of the season, they both get back on the liquor at about the same time. However, while Lahey embraces the liquor as a warm and loving friend, Leslie still considers it an enemy and starts ranting about how he "out-drank the liquor" and made it his bitch. Season ten reveals he also went off some kind of medication.
  • Curbstomp Battle: Received one from Randy in season 9, culminating in Randy "checking his oil".
  • Godzilla Threshold: Lahey turns to Leslie while the former is being menaced and abused by Barb and her henchwomen, and forces him at gunpoint to start drinking again so he can have the crazy tank driving maniac back as his ally.
  • Jerk Ass
  • Knight of Cerebus: A unique case of this, as Leslie thinks he is making Sunnyvale a better place by transforming it into a Stepford Suburbia, but without drugs and alcohol and the boys, it's become more of a Crapsaccharine World with how much the residents detest him. Indeed Leslie has done more to turn Sunnyvale on its head than any proper criminal ever did.
  • Knight Templar: He has a strict, intense demeanor, putting the rules above all else ("that's how wars are won"), and forces Randy to wear a shirt despite his condition.
  • No Medication for Me: When he reappears in season ten, he mentions he's back on his medication and feels almost like he did when he and Lahey were running Sunnyvale, "without all the crazy".
  • Phony Veteran: He really was in the military, but he was a Private, not a Colonel. He lied about his rank to avoid people making fun of the Punny Name "Private Dancer". He was also in a local reserve regiment, not the SAS.
  • Retired Monster: How Leslie sees the straight-edge version of himself that has beaten alcohol.
  • Straight Edge Evil: More of a straight edge Knight Templar, resulting from his own previous drinking problem. When he stops being straight edge, he gets even worse, and shows up in a tank.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Leslie runs a military surplus store in Season 10, and is a lot more chill and mellow with Lahey even after getting back on the drugs and liquor.
  • Wild Card: Stuffs a car full of hay and gasoline and crashed the party with Lahey with the intent on killing someone, then tries to wrestle a gun from Lahey's hands while he's firing it at the boys.

Conky

Bubbles' ventriloquist dummy. Absolutely despised by everyone but Bubbles himself.

  • Berserk Button: Doesn't have one himself, but he knows how to push these.
  • Demonic Dummy: It's never clear how much control Bubbles has over him.
  • Jerkass: He's not even really evil, he's just a total dick.
  • Joker Immunity: He keeps coming back, if not in the show, he'd be in the live appearences.
  • Maybe Magic, Maybe Mundane: He might just be Bubbles taking an excuse to be a Jerkass for once, or he might legitimately have a mind of his own. Consider that he once had a prolonged conversation with Julian while Bubbles had a separate conversation with Ricky, and even has several drinks.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Did he honestly expect Julian to respond to being called "Patrick Swayze" any other way?

Sebastian Bach

An American rock musician and drug dealer whom often acts as the proprietor for the boys major league drug deals.

  • As Himself
  • Bully Hunter: Comes in as handy as he makes Cyrus and Sam Losco do a bullet dance, when they cause trouble for the boys during a deal.
  • Large Ham: He's an eccentric rockstar.

Tommy Beans

A childhood acquaintance of Julian's who appears in season 8 and 9. He has his hands in several semi legit businesses and always carrys a slingshot.

  • The Dragon: To Cyrus in season 9
  • Glass Cannon: Can apparently do some damage with his slingshot, but goes down after one punch from Julian.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Considering he tends to pull out a slingshot when faced with semi automatic handguns and regularly antagonizes criminals, it's amazing he's not dead.
  • Weapon of Choice: His slingshot.

Donald

New assistant trailer park supervisor in Season 8.

  • Badass Pacifist: 'Violence is never the answer." says Donald right in the middle of another Ricky/Randy scuffle.
  • Bi the Way: Oddly enough contrary to how this trope is usually played, Donald is shown being attracted to both Randy and Lahey before he tells Randy he made love to a girl on mushrooms in France.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Played with. In season 9 the Don persona is apparently gone completely without even being mentioned, however Donna is still present.
  • Costume Porn: Is right up there with Ricky in term of glamorous looking clothing.
  • Kavorka Man: Has apparently had a very active sex life, mentioning that he's caught crabs "many times" and wanting to get off work early to "woo a beautiful woman and fuck the shit out of her" early in the season. Also his looks are average at best but he's regularly referred to as handsome, with Randy calling him "toned" and Lahey talking about his "chiseled features". For reference his build is roughly similar to Ricky or Bubbles(not overweight like Randy but certainly not slim like Lahey or muscular like Julian).

Donna

Donald's twin sister, who may or may not actually be Donald in drag.

  • Co-Dragons: With Candy to Barb in season 10.
  • Hard-Drinking Party Girl: Is always happy to be getting shit-faced and usually ends up acting accordingly.
  • Monster Fangirl: She's the only character to visibly swoon over and show sexual interest in Leslie freakin' Dancer.
  • Strawman Feminist: Begins a heavy-handed 'Who needs men campaign' with Sarah and Barb and as a trio begins to run and and antagonize every male character in the series.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: In Season 9, Donna becomes increasingly unfriendly and hostile toward Randy.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: Has this effect on both Sarah and Barb. By the end of Season 10, both Sarah and Barb attempt to reform from their previous bad girl personas, unlike Candy & Donna.

Mitch

J-Roc's estranged son in Season 9.

Candy

A ex-prisoner who serves as Barb's bodyguard in Season 10.

  • Curbstomp Battle: Delivers one to Randy in season 10,much to everyone's amusement.
  • Double Standard: Abuse, Female on Male: Is seen several times aggressively groping Lahey and Randy by the balls, then when Randy challenges her to a fight and is physically dominated and forced to tap out, Randy's efforts are laughed off by everyone present and met with a resounding "Haha You got beat up by a girl!".
  • Batter Up: Is always seen threatening others with a pink baseball bat.
  • Fat Bastard: She's easily the biggest character on the show and a nasty bully to boot.
  • Karma Houdini: After Ricky is shot at the end of Season 10, Candy and Donna abandon Barb and leave her to deal with the repercussions on her own.
  • Tattooed Crook: Pretty much plays this trope ramrod straight.

Marguerite

An elderly lady who becomes a Sunnyvale resident from Season 9 onwards.

  • Ascended Extra: She appears in a brief scene in season 8(hitting Ricky with a "leaf comber") and as the"crinkly old candle witch" in Live At The North Pole before being brought on as a recurring character in season 9.
  • Cool Old Lady: She drinks and rolls 'mean fucking joints', once she is allowed.
  • Evil Old Folks: On the other hand, she is extremely abusive toward Cory and Bubbles, and at one point tries to stab Cory in the groin with a pair of nail clippers and refuses to pay lot fees.
  • Groin Attack: On Cory.
  • Honey Trap: Lays one for Cory to get out of paying lot fees.
  • Lady Swears A Lot: Even by Sunnyvale standards she has a filthy mouth.


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