Sometimes it's so bad, even the little Nightopians tease him.
Like the time he got his head caught in a bubble ball and everyone laughed at him.
Owl: I, I say! You must respect your elders!
NiGHTS just loves idly floating through the air for no reason other than the fact that it looks cool when s/he does.
Waaay back from when Journey of Dreams was in the making, a few screenshots of Donbalon (a balloon-shaped clown) were released. Fans speculated that it was a lovechild of Puffy and Jackle. The affectionate fan nickname it was given? Phuckle.