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Characters: Trailer Park Boys
A Black Comedy revolving around the denizens of a trailer park near Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Julian

Ricky

Bubbles

Jim Lahey

Trailer Park Supervisor.

  • Abhorrent Admirer: In later seasons he develops a rather creepy attraction to 'Sexian'.
  • The Alcoholic
  • Bald of Awesome
  • 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.
  • Cool Shades
  • Depraved Bisexual: Well, kind of. He's undeniably kinky, but he's also apparently faithful to Randy.
  • The Chessmaster
  • Enemy Mine: On several occasions.
  • Jerk Ass: Even on his good days, Jim Lahey is a vicious, bitter, drunken asshole.
  • I Am the Liquor: Suffers a brief identity crisis in "Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys" when after several failures he starts thinking that maybe he's not the liquor 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 
  • Knight Templar
  • Lawful Evil
  • 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.)
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: Likes to go into this when he's talking down to Ricky.
  • The Wonka
  • 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.

Randy

Lahey's assistant and lover.

  • Blood Knight: He may not be the toughest but is he is all to happy to fight anybody to keep the park safe.
  • Carpet of Virility
  • The Dragon
  • Fat Bastard
  • Fat Idiot
  • Gonk
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!
  • 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.
  • Kavorka Man
  • Lawful Good: He's not actually a bad guy, and in fact, when he's not trying to stop the boys from doing illegal stuff he gets along pretty decently with them. He mostly ends up in conflict with them simply by way of being on the opposite side of the law.
  • 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.
    • 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.
  • Trademark Favourite Food: Cheeseburgers.
  • They Call Me Mister Tibbs / Terms Of Endearment: 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!"
  • Sycophantic Servant
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: And he is not happy whenever he's forced to wear one for whatever reason.

Lucy

Ricky's on-off girlfriend.

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.
  • Delinquents: Becomes a bottle kid in later seasons.
  • Girlish Pigtails: In season 1.
  • Morality Pet: To Ricky and by extension, Julian.
  • Wise Beyond Their Years: By Sunnyvale standards anyways, she's often said to be a lot smarter then both Ricky and Lucy.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: In Countdown to Liquor Day.

Ray

Ricky's father.

Sarah

Lucy's best friend.

J-Roc

A 29 year old white rapper who lives with his mom.

  • A Date with Rosie Palms: "Turn that shit off, muthafucka! I was gettin' changed, you know'm sayin'?"
  • 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.
  • Heroic BSOD: 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
  • Parallel Porn Titles
  • 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.
  • Stylistic Suck: His porn projects.
  • Verbal Tic: "Know'm sayin'?"
  • 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.

Cory and Trevor

Barb Lahey

Jim's ex-wife and owner of the park.

  • Ascended Extra: Starting in Season 2.
  • Hair of Gold
  • 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
  • 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.

Officer George Green

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

Cyrus

A greaser tough-guy wannabe who shows up every now an then to cause trouble.

  • 0% Approval Rating: The first episode.
  • Catch Phrase: "Fuck off, I got work to do."
  • The Dreaded
  • 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.
  • Greaser Delinquent
  • Hell-Bent for Leather
  • Jerkass
  • Smug Snake

Sam Losco

A greasy veterinarian who often takes part of shady dealings in and outside the park.

Jacob Collins

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

Phil (Philadelphia) Collins

Jacobs father and the owner of The Dirty Burger.

Conky

Bubbles' reviled ventriloquist dummy.


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