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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: It is revealed they are the sons of Strawman and one of the female ninjas from MortalKombat, and they are out to avenge their father, destroying video arcades to mock Bob.

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: It is revealed they are the sons of Strawman and one of the female ninjas from MortalKombat, Franchise/MortalKombat, and they are out to avenge their father, destroying video arcades to mock Bob.


* Anti-Hero: Becomes this as of Episode 87.

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* Anti-Hero: AntiHero: Becomes this as of Episode 87.



* TakeThat: A direct take that to the "douchebag audience" of recent pop culture that Bob openly despises.

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A direct take that to the "douchebag audience" of recent pop culture that Bob openly despises.
** Episdoe 95 "The Antithinker Blabs" is a take-that against ''WebVideo/TheRageaholic''.


* GenreSavvy: Takes a lot of events in his stride during his show. He uses his teleportation device the "right way" by using it to regain the magic gems, send Plasma Thinker to prison, and removes Robothinker's gem.


A self-proclaimed "Z-list internet celebrity", Bob Chipman is a video game and movie critic who formerly hosted the shows ''Escape To The Movies'', ''The Big Picture'' and ''Intermission'' on Website/TheEscapist, ''The Game Overthinker'' on his own blog, and now ''In Bob We Trust'' formerly on Screw Attack and now on his own YouTube channel. On ''The Game Overthinker'', Bob plays the titular character, who analyses video games, their culture and industry through in-depth discussions. As more plot-like arcs developed, the Overthinker became an ally to Police Commissioner Bunnyface to deal with video game monsters slipping into the real world and other such villains.

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A self-proclaimed "Z-list internet celebrity", Bob Chipman is a video game and movie critic who formerly hosted the shows ''Escape To The Movies'', ''The Big Picture'' and ''Intermission'' on Website/TheEscapist, ''The Game Overthinker'' on his own blog, and now ''In Bob We Trust'' formerly on Screw Attack and now on his own YouTube [=YouTube=] channel. On ''The Game Overthinker'', Bob plays the titular character, who analyses video games, their culture and industry through in-depth discussions. As more plot-like arcs developed, the Overthinker became an ally to Police Commissioner Bunnyface to deal with video game monsters slipping into the real world and other such villains.


* HiddenDepths: Reveals he finds Navi attractive, apparently dated [[PeterPan Tinkerbell]], and is a [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Brony]].

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* HiddenDepths: Reveals he finds Navi attractive, apparently dated [[PeterPan [[Literature/PeterPan Tinkerbell]], and is a [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Brony]].


A self-proclaimed "Z-list internet celebrity", Bob Chipman is a video game and movie critic who formerly hosted the shows ''Escape To The Movies'', ''The Big Picture'' and ''Intermission'' on Website/TheEscapist, ''The Game Overthinker'' on his own blog, and now ''In Bob We Trust'' on Screw Attack. On ''The Game Overthinker'', Bob plays the titular character, who analyses video games, their culture and industry through in-depth discussions. As more plot-like arcs developed, the Overthinker became an ally to Police Commissioner Bunnyface to deal with video game monsters slipping into the real world and other such villains.

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A self-proclaimed "Z-list internet celebrity", Bob Chipman is a video game and movie critic who formerly hosted the shows ''Escape To The Movies'', ''The Big Picture'' and ''Intermission'' on Website/TheEscapist, ''The Game Overthinker'' on his own blog, and now ''In Bob We Trust'' formerly on Screw Attack.Attack and now on his own YouTube channel. On ''The Game Overthinker'', Bob plays the titular character, who analyses video games, their culture and industry through in-depth discussions. As more plot-like arcs developed, the Overthinker became an ally to Police Commissioner Bunnyface to deal with video game monsters slipping into the real world and other such villains.


* NostalgiaFilter: Has a huge love for the 1980s and early 1990s, particularly when it comes to video games, comics and movies. He is a fan of Franchise/SuperMarioBros, Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda, VideoGame/{{Kirby}}, VideoGame/{{Metroid}}, VideoGame/MegaMan, and old school arcade games.

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* NostalgiaFilter: Has a huge love for the 1980s and early 1990s, particularly when it comes to video games, comics and movies. He is a fan of Franchise/SuperMarioBros, Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda, VideoGame/{{Kirby}}, VideoGame/{{Metroid}}, VideoGame/MegaMan, Franchise/MegaMan, and old school arcade games.

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!!Bob "Moviebob" Chipman / The Game Overthinker
A self-proclaimed "Z-list internet celebrity", Bob Chipman is a video game and movie critic who formerly hosted the shows ''Escape To The Movies'', ''The Big Picture'' and ''Intermission'' on Website/TheEscapist, ''The Game Overthinker'' on his own blog, and now ''In Bob We Trust'' on Screw Attack. On ''The Game Overthinker'', Bob plays the titular character, who analyses video games, their culture and industry through in-depth discussions. As more plot-like arcs developed, the Overthinker became an ally to Police Commissioner Bunnyface to deal with video game monsters slipping into the real world and other such villains.
* AdvertisingCampaigns: The Overthinker flips out when he watches an Activision advert featuring Oliver North, an American soldier he considers to be a war criminal.
** Also happened when he watched Nintendo's "I am Not A Gamer" campaign, but it caused him to realise you don't have to be a "gamer" to enjoy video games.
** Bob actually launched his own, advertising his book "Super Mario Bros. 3: Brick By Brick" which is essentially a LetsPlay in written format of ''Super Mario Bros. 3''.
* AngstNuke: Nearly has one after watching the "I am Not A Gamer" and nearly falls into DespairEventHorizon until Retrothinker lampshades that he shouldn't copy WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic.
* AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: Becomes a being of consciousness in the big finale.
* AuthorAppeal: Likes all things Asian.
* BerserkButton: He hates what he views as [[StopHavingFunGuys hardcore gamers]], the "douchebag" generation introduced with the Playstation (although he likes the console), Xbox Live trolls, Creator/MichaelBay (but has since come to view him in a more favourable light), and any movies that do terrible jobs of adapting comic books to the big screen or make painfully immoral choices in their casting or stories.
* BreakingTheFourthWall: Video game characters and elements begin to do this after the debut of the Anti-Thinker, Bob interacting with familiar faces like the bald guy from ''Rygar''.
* CerebusSyndrome: Some fans feel this way about the change in tone of the ''Overthinker'' when the Anti-Thinker plot was introduced, with the satirical story arcs apparently spoiling the seriousness of the Overthinker's topics.
** Lampshaded by Bob himself in the form of Strawman.
* CoolGuns: The Overthinker uses a Super Scope and a NES Zapper.
* CoolSword: Forges one from Anti-Metal to combat Pyrothinker and Cryothinker.
* CreatorThumbprint: His love for Nintendo, Mario, and retro gaming, habit of calling people he dislikes "douchebags", and his nostalgia for the 1980s.
* CurbStompBattle: Gets his ass handed to him by Robothinker.
* DarkerAndEdgier: In some of his Overthinker episodes when it came to more serious topics.
* DisneyDeath: Killed by the Anti-Thinker via a TorsoWithAView and fake blood, but is resurrected by Princess Rosalina. In the Robothinker arc, he was meant to have died by the Anti-Thinker's hands which would have led to the end of the world, but it was averted by the Omega Thinker.
* DullSurprise: After encountering his evil twin, elemental ninjas, and video game zombies, the appearance of a time traveller from the future and a renegade, apocalyptic robot has little effect on his sense of disbelief. The Omega Thinker lampshades this, and Bob responds with "It's been an interesting couple of months."
* ElementalPowers: The Overthinker uses the Fire and Ice Flowers to use fire and ice attacks. He tries using the elemental gems he collects against Robothinker but they fail. These powers come with an InstantCostumeChange.
* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: Bob likes the princesses of the Mario games, dedicating two separate ''Overthinker'' episodes to Peach and Daisy.
* TheExile: Unwillingly depowered and exiled to Wario's Woods by the Anti-Thinker. He trains himself in the wild and battles his nemesis to take back his show.
* FanBoy: Tries to ascend beyond this trope and looks down on the "hardcore gamers" who he perceives as gamers who want games to belong only to them and no change at all. Bob is unabashedly a fanboy of Nintendo and Mario, though he does point out the flaws of both.
* FastForwardGag: When it comes to large amounts of exposition that needs to be explained, Bob often resorts to playing a sped-up narration to cram it all in.
* FilmsDiscussedByMoviebob: See here for the films he has discussed in ''Escape To The Movies'' and subsequent shows.
* GenreSavvy: Takes a lot of events in his stride during his show. He uses his teleportation device the "right way" by using it to regain the magic gems, send Plasma Thinker to prison, and removes Robothinker's gem.
* GuileHero: Willing to cheat, compromise, and fight dirty to stop his enemies.
* HarmlessFreezing: Frozen by Cryothinker on two separate occasions.
* TheHerosJourney: Goes through this in the Anti-Thinker arc.
* HeroicBSOD: When he learns his favourite fictional video game arcade, the Sharkcade, was destroyed by Pyrothinker.
* HollywoodNewEngland: Occasionally, his Boston accent will pop up.
* ImplicitPrison: The Overthinker and Ivan are placed under house arrest by Commissioner Bunnyface and Senator Lieberson.
* KilledOffForReal: Briefly murdered by the Anti-Thinker only to be resurrected by divine intervention. He was supposed to die in the original timeline of the Omegathinker's history, only to be saved by his pink-haired descendant. Killed again in Episode 98 by the Ultrathinker and sent to hell, but returns yet again.
* LaserBlade: Uses a lightsaber Wii weapon to fight the Anti-Thinker. Turns out to be a dud thanks to Wario.
* NostalgiaFilter: Has a huge love for the 1980s and early 1990s, particularly when it comes to video games, comics and movies. He is a fan of Franchise/SuperMarioBros, Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda, VideoGame/{{Kirby}}, VideoGame/{{Metroid}}, VideoGame/MegaMan, and old school arcade games.
* OccidentalOtaku: A fan of Japanese culture, including Kaiju, HumongousMecha, and anime.
* PacmanFever: A huge fan of video games released in the 80s like Mario, Zelda, and Megaman.
* ProudToBeAGeek: As it says on his blog's banner.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Has a habit of doing this to anyone who he hates or disagrees with, usually hardcore gamers, and the "douchebag" generation of gamers introduced with the Playstation and Xbox Live, though most of the time he tries to justify his reasonings. Called out for his scathing of entire parts of society.
* RhymesOnADime: Averted in an attempt to write a song whilst being housebound.
* RunningGag: Sees Creator/ShigeruMiyamoto and [[VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy Princess Rosalina]] as [[PhysicalGod gods]].
* StrawCritic: He has a habit of making insulting generalizations against people he disagrees with or those who criticize his output.
* SuperMode: His Fire Thinker and Ice Thinker forms.
* SwordOfPlotAdvancement: His Anti-Metal sword.
* TakeThat: Does this a lot.
* ThisIsUnforgivable: His reviews of ''Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen'', ''Film/GreenLantern'' are essentially this, and the choice to use Oliver North in an Actvision advert campaign. Further extended in his reviews of ''Film/{{Pixels}}'' (being perhaps his most infamous review), and ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice''.
* VigilanteMan: Hired by Commissioner Bunnyface to kill the video game monsters that appear in town.
* WildMassGuessing: Believes Princess Rosalina is god of the Mario universe.

!!Ivan the Intern
The Overthinker's intern, his accountant's son, and FairyCompanion. He helps out the Overthinker and may backup his boss' points. He can be witty and bothered by the Overthinker's attitude, but remains dedicated to helping his employer. He finds [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime Navi]] attractive, despite being an obvious parody of her.
* ADayInTheLimelight: Episode 76 was a Q&A dedicated to Ivan. Happens again when he becomes the host for Episode 83, teaming up with Dr. Beardo, whilst the Overthinker is fighting his enemies.
* AscendedExtra: Appeared initially only in one episode but now serves as secondary protagonist in the Overthinker's story arcs.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: "Are there any civilizations that eat faeries as a delicacy?" *SmashCut to a land wreathed in flames* Ivan: ''Not anymore.''
* DeadpanSnarker: A master of it, usually to point out plotholes in the show's story arcs.
* ExpositionFairy: Provides details on the more fantasy-based elements of the mythos.
* {{Expy}}: Of [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime Navi]].
** Lampshaded by Ivan.
--> '''Ivan:''' ''If you read my name backwards, it's a reference to something!''
* FairyCompanion: Bob's intern and sidekick.
* HiddenDepths: Reveals he finds Navi attractive, apparently dated [[PeterPan Tinkerbell]], and is a [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Brony]].
* NonHumanSidekick
* SdrawkcabName: Navi spelled backwards if the quote above doesn't explain it.
* ThirdPersonPerson: Occasionally refers to himself in third person when excited, emotional, or drunk ("Ivan wants more Stafy!")

!!Commissioner John Bunnyface
TheCommissionerGordon. Commissioner Bunnyface ([[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY it's "Bonifacio"]]) is the chief of police in Boston and the Overthinker's FriendOnTheForce. Oh, and he's a rabbit. Played by Dylan, the pet rabbit of Chris' girlfriend.
* ADayInTheLimelight: Hosts Episode 92 "Pink Rising" after Bob and Retrothinker go into a month long HeroicBSOD following Wrestling/TheUndertaker getting a CurbStompBattle at ''Wrestlemania''.
* ByTheBookCop: Despite living in a world of elemental superhumans and video game monsters, Bunnyface follows the law to the letter.
* TheCommissionerGordon: A parody of the character.
* DaChief: The chief of the Boston police force. And a rabbit.
* FriendOnTheForce: Possible averted at the end of Episode 85, when Bunnyface and Senator Lieberson's men break into the Overthinker's house to arrest Retrothinker upon realising he was the Necrothinker and more importantly that the Overthinker lied to him.
* ItIsPronouncedTroPAY: His name is apparently pronounced "Bonifacio". Also a RunningGag.
* ReluctantRetiree: Forced from his job by Senator Lieberson then kidnapped.
* RidiculouslyCuteCritter: Well, he is a rabbit.
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!!The Anti-Thinker / Broseph
The Overthinker's EvilTwin, the Anti-Thinker comes from the [[MirrorUniverse Antiverse]]. He banishes the Overthinker to Wario's Woods and temporarily takes over his show. He is sent by his MysteriousEmployer to kill the Overthinker, leading to a climatic battle between the two. An idiotic douchebag, the Anti-Thinker loves all the things about gaming and culture that Bob hates. He appears as an identical twin of Bob, but his true form is a skull-faced humanoid with sickles for hands.
* Anti-Hero: Becomes this as of Episode 87.
* AbusiveParents: His father beat him after losing his job to a robot.
* BackFromTheDead: Revived by the Ultrathinker to get revenge on the Overthinker, but he is killed quickly by the Omega Thinker. He returned again as of Episode 87, busts Retrothinker out of confinement to aid Bob, becoming his reluctant ally.
* ChekhovsGun: His dollar medal is salvaged by the Overthinker and later forged into the hero's sword.
* CoolGuns: Uses handguns in combat.
* CurbStompBattle: His fight with the Omega Thinker.
* DeathIsCheap: Comes back twice.
* TheDragon: To the Ultrathinker prior to his second defeat.
* EldritchAbomination: Revealed to be part monster, possessing another form of a [[SkullForAHead skull-faced]] creature with [[SinisterScythe sickles for hands]]. Turns out this is the normal form for everyone in the Antiverse.
* EvilTwin: Initially introduced as the EvilOverlord of the Antiverse but the 2013 Year's End special revealed this wasn't true. He actually reviews ''Series/GilmoreGirls'' fanfiction to his own shame.
* FatBastard: Fat and an asshole.
* GenreBlindness: His lack of knowledge regarding pop culture and tropes make him vulnerable to several of the Overthinker's attacks and references.
* HeelFaceTurn: Takes one in Episode 87, freeing Retrothinker from prison and going with him to the Overthinker's house after the Ultrathinker destroyed the Antiverse.
* HeroKiller: Was meant to have been had the Omega Thinker not intervened.
* HiddenDepths: He knows a surprising amount about the French Revolution.
-->'''Anti-Thinker:''' Yeah. I know stuff.
** As early as his second appearance, he was already presenting his analysis of fantasy escapism as a coping mechanism for nerds who feel marginalized by mainstream society, albeit couched in his simplistic and derogatory language. His anti-intellectualism is mostly an affectation; as the Overthinker's counterpart he could hardly be genuinely stupid. He's the Antithinker not because he's anti-thinking, but because he's the Thinker from the Antiverse.
* JerkAss: Also add [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking sexist, racist, homophobic and hateful of all popular forms of culture]] unless made by Creator/MichaelBay to that list.
* KilledOffForReal: Twice.
** KillItWithFire: Incinerated by the Overthinker using a Fire Flower.
** HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: Sliced to pieces and then blown up by the Omega Thinker after his brief resurrection.
* LastOfHisKind: Becomes this after the Ultrathinker destroys the Antiverse.
* LazyBum: Spent most of his time sitting on Bob's couching watching low budget violent films.
* MirrorUniverse: Comes from the Antiverse, where he is the counterpart of the Overthinker.
* TakeThat: A direct take that to the "douchebag audience" of recent pop culture that Bob openly despises.

!!Pyrothinker and Cryothinker / Plasma Thinker
A pair of colour-coded ninjas who attack and destroy game stores and arcades using their fire and ice-based powers. They use a fire gem and an ice gem. Not very bright.
* AnimateInanimateObject: Revealed to be made from living straw.
* AnIcePerson: Cryothinker.
* DumbMuscle: Bob compares them to Bebop and Rocksteady since they spend so much time celebrating their victory over the Overthinker rather than destroy him. Even the Anti-Thinker calls them both "dumber than a sack of doorknobs".
* EvilTwin: And there are two of them.
* ElementalPowers: Fire and ice respectively.
* FearfulSymmetry: They look identical aside from their different coloured clothes.
* FusionDance: Due to a [[NiceJobBreakingItHero botched teleportation device]] used by Dr. Beardo, the two brothers are summoned at the same, fusing together into Plasma Thinker. The Overthinker and his allies have a serious OhCrap moment.
* GratuitousNinja: Your traditional ninja albeit the colour coded outfits.
* KilledOffForReal: Executed by Bob in combat until resurrected by Mr. Phibb. Defeated again by Bob's allies.
* PlayingWithFire: Pyrothinker.
* PutOnABus: Plasma Thinker is frozen by the Overthinker and sent to prison, until the brothers split and become Lieberson's bodyguards.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: It is revealed they are the sons of Strawman and one of the female ninjas from MortalKombat, and they are out to avenge their father, destroying video arcades to mock Bob.
* TagTeamTwins
* ThemeTwinNaming: Based on their powers.

!!Retrothinker / Necrothinker
A 1980s counterpart to the Overthinker who hosted a TV show about video games. Excited to see how the video game industry would evolve in the 21st Century, he became a HumanPopsicle until the time was right. However, he was awakened early after Pyrothinker destroyed the Sharkcade and found [[TheFutureIsShocking the future to be terrifying]]. He is corrupted by the Ultrathinker and becomes Necrothinker, who summons an army of undead video game characters to destroy all of modern gaming. He is healed by the Overthinker and becomes his flatmate.
* AnAxeToGrind: Obtains the Golden Axe in the big finale.
* Anti-Villain: As Necrothinker, who is a corrupt Retrothinker refusing to deal with reality and instead resorts to resurrecting zombified forgotten game characters to comfort himself.
* BecameTheirOwnAntithesis: As Necrothinker, Retrothinker becomes a cynical, hateful being who loses all optimism and hope for gaming and vows to destroy it entirely by bringing back dead franchises from his happier days.
* TheChosenOne: Revealed to be worthy to wield the Golden Axe.
* CoolMask: As Necrothinker.
* DealWithTheDevil: Becomes the Ultrathinker's servant to destroy modern gaming.
* DishingOutDirt: Gains the ability to summon the undead using an earth elemental gem.
* DrivenToSuicide: Averted by Bob and Ivan.
* DysfunctionJunction: Turned evil by his despair over what the future has done to gaming.
* FaceHeelTurn: Turns into Necrothinker upon losing hope in the progress of gaming.
** HeelFaceTurn: Thanks to the Overthinker's efforts.
* FishOutOfWater: The Overthinker and Ivan help him gradually get through the culture shock and embrace the games of the 1990s and 2000s.
* TheFutureIsShocking: Retrothinker is horrified by what has happened to video games and considers suicide until the Overthinker arrives. Then he finds out what became of Sonic.
* HeWhoFightsMonsters: As Necrothinker, he wants to destroy modern gaming by resurrecting forgotten retro characters, believing the medium has lost its way in the present day.
* HeroicBSOD: Upon discovering what happened to Sonic, parodying the ending of ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes''.
* HumanPopsicle: Deliberately froze himself to awaken in 2025.
* LaughTrack: Occurs whenever Retrothinker appears after his Necrothinker arc.
* LegacyCharacter: He is the Overthinker's predecessor.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: After he realises what he did as Necrothinker.
* {{Necromancer}}: As Necrothinker.
* NostalgiaFilter: The basis for Necrothinker's mindset.
* OurZombiesAreDifferent: Summons an army of undead video game characters to exact his revenge.
* ProtagonistJourneyToVillain: A short-term version. Retrothinker froze himself with the intent to waken in 2025 hoping to experience a golden age of gaming but woke early with the destruction of the Sharkcade. Bob and Ivan talked him down from committing suicide and Retrothinker left to find his place in the world, only to discover [[VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006 Sonic 06]] and had a mental breakdown. The Ultrathinker than preyed on his nostalgia and hatred, transforming him into Necrothinker.
* RetroGaming: In his day, the retro gaming was new.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: As Necrothinker, Retrothinker wishes to destroy modern gaming (i.e. first person shooters, mobile games, apps, etc.)
* SealedGoodInACan: Retrothinker is arrested and placed in a Cobalt Corp bunker until the authorities can figure out whether or not he truly destroyed Necrothinker. He is busted out by the Anti-Thinker.
* SuperpoweredEvilSide: At first he is completely consumed by his darkness, but after being saved by the Overthinker, he can transform into the Necrothinker at will using the earth stone.
* SupervillainLair: The Necro Tower, created from the remains of the Sharkcade. Tragically ironic, since Retrothinker recorded his TV show in the building's basement.
* TotallyRadical: Speaks using some 80s and 90s slang.
* TragicVillain: Froze himself to awaken in a world of wonder, only to find it is a CrapsackWorld, all of his hopes and dreams of an innovated video game golden age have been dashed, and discovering what became of Sonic leads to his corruption into Necrothinker. Made worse considering he uses long forgotten video game characters as zombies and the Sharkcade ruins as his supervillain base.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: [[spoiler: Retrothinker erases Necrothinker from his being, regarding him as a shadow for his hatred and grief.]]

!!Clogs Shoes / The Omega Thinker
A pink-haired man from the future, the Omega Thinker is the Overthinker's descendant and the last in a long line of Omega Thinkers. He was sent to destroy the Anti-Thinker and Robothinker to prevent the annihilation of mankind.
* AffectionateParody: Of [[Film/TheTerminator Kyle Reese]] and ''Anime/DragonballZ''.
* BackForTheFinale: Appears to aid Retrothinker and the Anti-Thinker.
* BadFuture: He comes from a post-apocalyptic world where mankind live in caves and time travel is common.
* ButNowIMustGo: The Omega Thinker returns to his timeline upon learning how to kill the Robothinker.
* FishOutOfWater: To an extent in the present day, though not as prominent as it is with Retrothinker.
* TheFuture: Comes from a billion or so years into the future where humanity live in caves.
* FutureBadass: Can fly, has superpowers, and takes out the Anti-Thinker in two moves.
* IdenticalGrandson: Aside from his hair colour.
* KilledOffForReal: Abruptly beheaded by Sergeant Slicer in Episode 99. However, appears minutes later as an angel to meet Bob when he is summoned to heaven.
* LegacyCharacter: He is this trope in the future.
* MasterSwordsman: Wields a sword in battle, slicing and dicing the Anti-Thinker like a pro.
* OminousMessageFromTheFuture: Warns the Overthinker of his now averted death and the coming of Robothinker.
* RetGone: He intends to do this to Robothinker.
* ScrewDestiny: Does this by destroying the Anti-Thinker, preventing the Overthinker from being killed.
* ShellShockedVeteran: A somewhat honest and negative guy due to his battles against Robothinker.
* ShutUpHannibal: Gives this to Robothinker.
* TimeTravel: The Omega Thinker explains time travel exists in the 21st Century but reveals every time someone finds out, Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme [[Film/{{Timecop}} steps in and alters the timeline]].
* WaybackTrip: At least a few thousand years.
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Pink Hair]]: Bob wears a fabulous pink wig whilst in character.

!!Robothinker
Robothinker is a robot who wiped out mankind in the future. He wields the last of the elemental gems, wielding the power of air. He is actually an advanced predator drone developed by Dr. Beardo, but when connected to Xbox Live for simulation training, he gained the mind of an Xbox Live troll and turned evil.
* AffectionateParody: Of Film/TheTerminator.
* AIIsACrapshoot: Robothinker was created by [[MadScientist Dr. Beardo]] and other US military scientists as a predator drone powered by the air elemental gem. The military then get the idea to hook Robothinker up to Xbox Live to practice millions of simulations based on first person shooter games. Robothinker becomes obsessed with getting high scores, and begins to attack military bases. Stealth bombers destroy his drone body, but he rebuilds himself a new body, reconnects himself to Xbox Live and goes Skynet on the world, bringing about the end of mankind.
* ArtificialHuman: Subverted. He is actually a super-intelligent US military predator drone powered by the air elemental gem. He rebuilt his body to a humanoid shape.
* BackForTheFinale: Rebuilt to fight the good guys.
* BlowYouAway: Empowered by the air gem.
* ChekhovsGun: After the air gem is removed, Robothinker returns without a magical core. Ivan uses this to his advantage to take control of his body. His technology was also used to create the J.I.S.M. drones.
* CurbStompBattle: Against the Overthinker, and initially with the Anti-Thinker, Retrothinker and Ivan in the original timeline.
* HeelFaceTurn: A forced one when Ivan hijacks his chassis.
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: By the Omega Thinker.
* ImplacableMan: Extremely powerful and can take on Bob, Retrothinker, and the Omega Thinker.
* KillAllHumans: Since his mind his based on that of playing on Xbox games, he thinks wiping out humanity will earn him the highest achievement.
* MightyGlacier: He kicks the Overthinker's ass in about ten seconds, even when he is empowered with the other elemental gems.
* OverlyLongName: "Robotic Overhead Battle Operative Tactical Heavy Impulse Neutralization Killing Elimination Really, Really Bad Guys" (or "Robothinker" for short).

!!Mr. Phibb
The Devil himself, Mr. Phibb debuts in Episode 78 and was implied to be the BigBad until Episode 80. He resembles the Overthinker but is dressed in red.
* AffablyEvil: Very suave and polite, but also manipulative and sly.
* BadassInANiceSuit: Wears a snappy red suit.
* DealWithTheDevil: Turns out he is in fact in a deal with someone who more evil than he is.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Mr. Phibb doesn't want Robothinker to destroy the world, as it would leave him without a job or purpose.
* IHaveManyNames
* {{Satan}}: The devil himself but resembling Bob for some reason.
* WelcomeToHell: [[spoiler: Welcomes Bob when he ends up in hell after being slain by the Ultrathinker, and punishes him by giving him more fanmail to answer. When the Omegathinker rescues Bob, Phibb is pretty upset.]]

!!The Ultrathinker
The BigBad of the show and TheChessmaster of the story arcs. Appears as a mysterious cloaked entity who dwells in another dimension, manipulating the characters in an attempt to destroy video games. He is referred to as "The Beast" til his identity is revealed.
* AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: He was sent into space by NASA, then exposed to cosmic radiation that allowed him to become a being of great power.
* AffablyEvil: He is very charismatic and even polite to Mr. Phibb.
* BigBad: Though he remains behind the scenes until the last story arc.
* TheChessmaster: Manipulates the show's characters to further his own agenda, which is to materialise on Earth and destroy humanity and video games. Turns out he was responsible for the 1983 market crash, the failure of the Dreamcast, and the birth of the "douchebag" gamers on Xbox Live.
* CosmicEntity: Became one after being flung into deep space and exposed to cosmic radiation.
* DealWithTheDevil: Turns out even the Devil himself is this guy's associate. He made a deal with Retrothinker to resurrect undead video game characters.
* EvilSoundsDeep
* {{Expy}}: Of [[Film/RiseOfThePlanetOfTheApes Caesar]] and [[WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory Simion]].
* IWantMyJetpack: As a scientificaly-enhanced ape, he helped improve electro-video technology and hoped it would lead humanity into a new era of development. After becoming a cosmic entity he discovered humanity had created video games from his creations, vowed to destroy gaming in retribution, and punish humanity for their lack of vision.
* InTheHood: Appears as a deep voiced, hooded person.
* KillerSpaceMonkey: As revealed in Episode 96. Bob didn't see that coming.
* PsychicPowers: Develops them to be able to see across the universe without leaving deep space. Also used them to try and destroy gaming across the years.

!!The Captain
A character introduced in Episode 99. A semi-corporeal being of "video energy", he summons Bob to heaven to speak with him. Wears a familiar letterman jock jacket and appears to be made from space itself.
* CoatsAndJackets: Wears a jock's letterman jacket.
* EnergyBeings: Made from "video energy" and is a "being of games".
* {{Expy}}: [[WesternAnimation/CaptainNTheGameMaster Wears a jock jacket and calls himself the Captain]].
* Foreshadowing: His letterman jacket was implied to be linked to Bob's powers back in Episode 50. But the Anti-Thinker interrupted Bob before he could explain things.
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!!Senator Jack Lieberson
A {{Ninja}} who is the US Senator of Boston and Massachusetts. He is of the Retsudoki ninja clan and is apparently a master of ninjutsu. Another ally to the Overthinker, who supported Lieberson in his campaign.
* CorruptPolitician: Accused of being in league with Pyrothinker by the press. Becomes an ObstructiveBureaucrat as of Episode 89, forming a ninja-based parody of the American Tea Party to shut down gaming in the country. [[spoiler: Turns out to be TheDragon for the Ultrathinker, and a disguise for Dr. Beardo.]]
* TheDragon: [[spoiler: To the Ultrathinker.]]
* EvilAllAlong: [[spoiler: Turns out to be the Ultrathinker's minion.]]
* GratuitousNinja: [[spoiler: Turns out he's not a real ninja, but Dr. Beardo in disguise.]]
* HighlyVisibleNinja: Wears a suit over his battle costume.
* {{Ninja}}: But he is also a politician.
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Lieberson is a parody of Joe Lieberman, UsefulNotes/BillClinton and UsefulNotes/BarackObama.
* PoliticianGuestStar
* ThreatBackfire: Lieberson sends an army of private mercenary ninjas called Cobalt Corp to fight Robothinker, but he destroys all of them.

!!Dr. Beardo
The scientist who built the Robothinker, Dr. Beardo seeks to atone for his role in mankind's destruction and is sent by Senator Lieberson to aid the Overthinker. He has a beard as you might have guessed.
* TheAtoner: Aids Bob and co. to put an end to Robothinker. [[spoiler: This turns out to be part of the plan to construct the J.I.S.M. drones from Robothinker's technology.]]
* BackForTheFinale: Returns to aid Bob's group to defeat the Ultrathinker prior to TheReveal.
* BadassBeard: Has a big bushy beard.
* BigDamnHeroes: Rescued the Overthinker after being frozen by Cryothinker, and then teleported him and the Omega Thinker using a teleporter.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: [[spoiler: Has per TheReveal.]]
* {{Expy}}: Based on [[Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay Miles Dyson]] and possibly [[Franchise/MegaMan Doctor Light]].
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: Obliterated by Robothinker after an Ivan-controlled Robothinker disarms him.]]
* MadScientist: He seems sane, but was mad enough to put an air elemental crystal into a predator drone, creating the world's deadliest android and the destroyer of mankind.
* MasterSwordsman: [[spoiler: Wields the Master Sword like a pro.]]
* MustMakeAmends / MyGodWhatHaveIDone: His reasoning to stop Robothinker.
* TheReveal: [[spoiler: Revealed to be EvilAllAlong and actually the true identity for Senator Lieberson.]]
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: He is considered the equivalent of Hitler's mother in the Omega Thinker's timeline. [[spoiler: It might've been deliberate after all.]]

!!Strawman
A talking haystack who appears to the Overthinker during his banishment in Wario's Woods. He constantly points out the Overthinker's hypocrisy and complains about the changes to the show.
* AnimateInanimateObject: A talking haystack with eyes.
* AssholeVictim: Killed by Bob out of irritation.
* JerkAss: A real ungrateful, whiny jerk.
* MadeOfExplodium: Blown up by Bob.
* MotorMouth: Talks in a fast-paced, high-pitched voice.
* StrawCritic: Literally.
* TakeThat: To his fans who whined about the changes done to the show.

!!Chris Chipman
Bob's brother who acts as his cameraman. He has a minor onscreen role in the Anti-Thinker arc when he is sent to explore Wario's Woods but is attacked by the Anti-Thinker.
* ButtMonkey: Sent to Wario's Woods by his brother and then spends the next three months recording him with Bob not even noticing his presence. Chris calls Bob out on this and Bob immediately apologises.
* InUniverseCamera
* SiblingTeam: Bob and Chris develop the show together, with Chris acting as cameraman and playing Bob's opponents in fight scenes.

!!Door Guy
A member of Senator Lieberson's Cobalt Core, who is assigned to guard the Overthinker whilst he is housebound. Speaks with a German accent and is not too fond of the Wii.
* AffablyEvil: Pretty sociable and chummy with Bob even though they consider him an idiot. He personally drops his duty to rant about Bob putting ''Wii Sports'' on his top ten list of seventh generation games.
* BadassNormal: Willing to fight Retrothinker to keep his job.
* BerserkButton: Door Guy gets mad at the Overthinker when he puts Wii Sports as his number three choice in his top ten best seventh generation games list.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: His true name is never revealed.
* GratuitiousGerman: Speaks in a German accent.
* MauveShirt: Part of a RedshirtArmy.
** KilledOffForReal: Electrocuted by the Anti-Thinker after trying to capture Retrothinker. Bob insights an AlasPoorVillain moment for him.
* NPCRoadblock: Acts as the guard during Bob and Ivan's house arrest.

!!The Bald Guy From VideoGame/{{Rygar}} / [[spoiler: [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Wario]]]]
A bald wise man from ''Rygar'' who gives the Overthinker the motivation to battle the Anti-Thinker, and gives him a lightsaber Wii Remote as a weapon. [[spoiler: Turns out to be Wario in disguise and the ruler of Wario's Woods.]]
* BadassBeard
* BaldOfAwesome
* CoolOldGuy
* EccentricMentor
* [[spoiler: EvilAllAlong]]
* {{Fanboy}}: Revealed to play the Mario games and geeks out when the Overthinker mentions the Tanuki suit was making a comeback. He also makes a reference to the old man in the original Legend of Zelda game.
* HermitGuru
* JokeWeapon: [[spoiler: The Wii Remote lightsaber he gives the Overthinker turns out to be a dud.]]
* MageTower: Which later has a major role in the Lost Cross arc.
* [[spoiler: VoluntaryShapeshifting]]

!![[VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy Princess Rosalina]]
An otherworldly princess who aids the Overthinker in his battle with the Anti-Thinker, by sending a Super Mushroom to help him.
* BadassPrincess
* DeusExMachina
* PhysicalGod: Bob believes Rosalina is the closest thing the Mario universe has to a god due to her role as mother to young stars.

!!James Pond
The titular character from an obscure British platformer series, James Pond cameos to help the Overthinker in one of his monster hunts.
* AffectionateParody: Of Film/JamesBond. Complete with a cheesy Creator/SeanConnery accent.
* TheCameo / OneSceneWonder: In Episode 73.
* JerkAss: Apparently doesn't want to be on the show nor does he think he has any nostalgic value for the Overthinker. And he gets really ticked off when the Overthinker makes a reference to ''Series/DoctorWho''.
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed
* SirSwearsalot: Using a lot of British slang too.
* SpyFiction: Of the amphibious kind.

!![[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Gary Oak]]
The brutally honest bartender and owner of Gary Oak's Bar.
* TheBartender
* TheCameo: In Episode 75.
* JerkAss: Points out how terrible the Overthinker's green screen is and tells him to be upset about it.

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