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* BunglingInventor: His only real invention is the "Suporma", which plays a song titled "Ode to Orange Kid" before promptly breaking down.

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* BlatantLies: He claims to have found a problem with Einstein's theories. This claim is...dubious, at best.
* BunglingInventor: His only real invention is the "Suporma", which plays a song titled "Ode to Orange Kid" before promptly breaking down.


* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: "Ayaaaeee! I think it's a dung beetle! I'll smash your guts out!

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* SmallRoleBigImpact: Porky's parents don't appear very often, but they are largely responsible for Porky being such a miserable prick. [[spoiler:Perhaps if they had treated him better he wouldn't have teamed up with Giygas and he wouldn't be responsible for many of the events of ''VideoGame/MOTHER3'']].
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: "Ayaaaeee! I think it's a dung beetle! I'll smash your guts out!out!"


[[{{Characters/Earthbound}} Back to the main index.]]

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[[{{Characters/Earthbound}} [[{{Characters/EarthBound}} Back to the main index.]]



* AbusiveParents: Applies to both of them. In Lardna's case, she may actually treat her sons ''worse'' than her husband does.
** If you talk to her before talking to him does she tell you that she wonders how she'll punish them ''afterwards''.

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* AbusiveParents: Applies to both of them. In Lardna's case, she may actually treat her sons ''worse'' than her husband does.
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does. If you talk Ness talks to her before talking to Aloysius, she tells him does she tell you that she wonders how she'll punish them ''afterwards''.



* DisproportionateRetribution: They severely punish their two sons just for staying out too late.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: They severely punish (whip in the Japanese version) their two sons just for staying out too late.



* ResentfulGuardian: Implied to be this due to the way he treats their sons on a daily basis.

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* ResentfulGuardian: Implied Aloysius is implied to be this due to the way he treats their sons on a daily basis.

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* AlcoholicParent: Aloysius is seen in Jackie's Cafe/Boris' Bar after Giygas's defeat.

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* AlcoholicParent: Aloysius is seen in Jackie's Cafe/Boris' Cafe/Borges' Bar after Giygas's defeat.



* {{Greed}}: [[spoiler:Aloysius is accompanied by Porky into working for Gelegarde Monotoli, residing in rooms embroidered in gold.]]

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* {{Greed}}: [[spoiler:Aloysius is accompanied by Porky into working for Gelegarde Geldegarde Monotoli, residing in rooms embroidered in gold.]]



[[WMG: Aloysius Minch]]
Porky and Picky's incredibly abusive and sadistic father who chastises both of them after they are escorted home by Ness.



* AbusiveParents: Big time. In the Japanese version, he actually ''beats'' Porky if the offscreen sounds are to be believed. In the American version, this is replaced with the sound when enemies attack by shouting due to Nintendo's rules of content. Porky then says "I get no dessert for the rest of the decade."
%%* AdultsAreUseless
* AlcoholicParent: Seen in Jackie's Cafe/Boris' Bar after Giygas's defeat.

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[[folder:Aloysius and Lardna Minch]]

The parents of the Minch boys. They punish their sons after Ness escorts them home after a series of misunderstandings.
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* AbhorrentAdmirer: [[spoiler: Lardna dates "Mr. Prettyman" prior to Porky's absence.]]
* AbusiveParents: Big time. Applies to both of them. In the Japanese version, he Lardna's case, she may actually ''beats'' Porky if treat her sons ''worse'' than her husband does.
** If you talk to her before talking to him does she tell you that she wonders how she'll punish them ''afterwards''.
* AdultsAreUseless: Where
the offscreen sounds hell are to be believed. In the American version, this is replaced with the sound when enemies attack by shouting due to Nintendo's rules of content. Porky then says "I get no dessert for the rest of the decade."
%%* AdultsAreUseless
Social Services?!?
* AlcoholicParent: Seen Aloysius is seen in Jackie's Cafe/Boris' Bar after Giygas's defeat.



%%* ChildHater: Very much so.
%%* DeadpanSnarker
* DisproportionateRetribution: He severely punishes his two sons just for ''staying out too late.''

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%%* ChildHater: Very much so.
%%* DeadpanSnarker
* DisproportionateRetribution: He They severely punishes his punish their two sons just for ''staying staying out too late.''



* DubNameChange: Anburami Minch in the Japanese version.
* EvilCounterpart: To Ness's Dad. He makes a point of reminding Ness that his dad owes him money (or so he claims) and threatens to get them evicted and such if they don't pay up.
* {{Expy}}: He's basically the [[Literature/{{Matilda}} Harry Wormwood]] of the ''MOTHER'' universe.
%%* FatBastard
%%* FauxAffablyEvil
* {{Greed}}: [[spoiler:He is accompanied by Porky into working for Gelegarde Monotoli, residing in rooms embroidered in gold.]]
%%* HairTriggerTemper
* {{Jerkass}}: Likely the biggest example in the game, not counting his older son.

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* DubNameChange: Anburami Minch in the Japanese version.
* EvilCounterpart: To Ness's Dad. He parents. Aloysius makes a point of reminding Ness that his dad owes him money (or so he claims) and threatens to get them evicted and such if they don't pay up.
* {{Expy}}: He's basically the [[Literature/{{Matilda}} Harry Wormwood]] of the ''MOTHER'' universe.
%%* FatBastard
%%* FauxAffablyEvil
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{{Greed}}: [[spoiler:He [[spoiler:Aloysius is accompanied by Porky into working for Gelegarde Monotoli, residing in rooms embroidered in gold.]]
%%* HairTriggerTemper
* {{Jerkass}}: Likely the biggest example examples in the game, not counting his their older son.



%%* LackOfEmpathy
* NoAccountingForTaste: Him and Lardna.

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%%* LackOfEmpathy
* NoAccountingForTaste: Him and Lardna.NoAccountingForTaste: Very likely.



* ResentfulGuardian: Implied to be this due to the way he treats his sons on a daily basis.
%%* StarterVillain
%%* UnholyMatrimony
%%* WouldHurtAChild

[[WMG: Lardna Minch]]
The equally abusive mother of the Minch boys. She swats Buzz Buzz after thinking he was a dung beetle.

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* ResentfulGuardian: Implied to be this due to the way he treats his their sons on a daily basis.
%%* StarterVillain
%%* UnholyMatrimony
%%* WouldHurtAChild

[[WMG: Lardna Minch]]
The equally abusive mother of the Minch boys. She swats Buzz Buzz after thinking he was
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: "Ayaaaeee! I think it's a dung beetle.beetle! I'll smash your guts out!
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Lier X. Agerate]]

The local treasure hunter residing in a shack next the hill where the meteorite crash-landed. His latest discovery is the strangest yet; [[spoiler:a certain artifact would that later set a series of unsettling events in motion for Ness on his journey]].



* AbhorrentAdmirer: [[spoiler:She dates "Mr. Prettyman" prior to Porky's absence.]]
* AbusiveParents: It's implied she may actually treat her sons ''worse'' than her husband does.
** If you talk to her before talking to him does she tell you that she wonders how she'll punish them ''afterwards''.
* AdultsAreUseless: Where the hell are the Social Services?!?
%%* BrawnHilda
* EvilCounterpart: To Ness's Mom.
%%* EvilMatriarch
%%* FatBastard
%%* FrozenFace
%%* GagLips
* {{Gonk}}: Just as much as Porky.
%%* {{Greed}}
* HeelFaceRevolvingDoor: [[spoiler:Becomes a bit calmer after Giygas is defeated.]]
* LackOfEmpathy: While she's never shown physically hurting her children on screen, she's arguably worse than Aloysius since he beats them right in front of her and she ''clearly does not care''.
* MeaningfulName: '''Lard'''na.
* NoAccountingForTaste: With Aloysius.
* ParentalNeglect: Again, to Picky.
* ParentalObliviousness: She really doesn't give a hoot as to what happened to her older son soon after the defeat of Giygas.
%%* UnholyMatrimony
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes
-->''"Ayaaaeee! I think it's a dung beetle! [[AchillesHeel I'll smash your guts out!]]"''

[[WMG: Lier X. Agerate]]
The local treasure hunter residing in a shack next the hill where the meteorite crash-landed. His latest discovery is the strangest yet; [[spoiler:a certain artifact would that later set a series of unsettling events in motion for Ness on his journey]].
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[[WMG: Everdred]]
A shady trickster and boss of Burglin Park. Often feared by visiting townsfolk, [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold he's a really nice guy on the inside at heart]].

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\n[[WMG: Everdred]]\nA shady trickster and boss of Burglin Park. [[/folder]]

[[folder:Orange Kid]]
Apple Kid's charming, popular rival.
Often feared by visiting townsfolk, [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold he's a proclaiming himself to be an ultimate genius, he is really nice guy on the inside at heart]].a stuck-up coward with no real talent and effort to put into his own inventions.



%%* AlmostDeadGuy: Implied.
%%* BadassMustache
%%* BenevolentBoss
* BriefcaseFullOfMoney: He gives Ness ten thousand dollars after Paula is rescued.
%%* BruiserWithASoftCenter
* CheshireCatGrin: In his official clay model.
%%* CoolShades
* DubNameChange: Tonchiki-san in the Japanese version, meaning "Mr. Dumbskull" or "Mr. Dimwit" essentially.
%%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
%%* KarmicTrickster
%%* NamesToRunFromReallyFast: Subverted.
* NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler: From both Lier and Ness]].
* PunnyName: "Ever-dred".

[[WMG: Orange Kid]]
Apple Kid's charming, popular rival. Often proclaiming himself to be an ultimate genius, he is really a stuck-up coward with no real talent and effort to put into his own inventions.
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%%* TheUnfettered
%%* ThisLoserIsYou

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%%* TheUnfettered
%%* ThisLoserIsYou
[[/folder]]

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* HiddenDepths: When talking to Ness, he mentions wanting to borrow a book on how to overcome shyness from Apple Kid as he has difficulty talking to people.

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* PunnyName: Lier X. Agerate...Liar exaggerate, [[DontExplaintheJoke get it]]?


%%* BlondesAreEvil


* EvilCounterpart: To Ness's dad. He makes a point of reminding Ness that his dad owes him money (or so he claims) and threatens to get them evicted and such if they don't pay up.

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* EvilCounterpart: To Ness's dad.Dad. He makes a point of reminding Ness that his dad owes him money (or so he claims) and threatens to get them evicted and such if they don't pay up.



* EvilCounterpart: To Ness's mom.

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* EvilCounterpart: To Ness's mom.Mom.


* EvilCounterpart: To Ness' father. He makes a point of reminding Ness that his dad owes him money (or so he claims) and threatens to get them evicted and such if they don't pay up.

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* EvilCounterpart: To Ness' father.Ness's dad. He makes a point of reminding Ness that his dad owes him money (or so he claims) and threatens to get them evicted and such if they don't pay up.



* EvilCounterpart: To Ness's mother.

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* EvilCounterpart: To Ness's mother.mom.


* MeaningfulName: ''Lard''na.

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* MeaningfulName: ''Lard''na.'''Lard'''na.

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* MeaningfulName: ''Lard''na.


* AlcoholicParent: Seen in Jackie's Cafe/Boris' Bar after Giygas's defeat.]]

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* AlcoholicParent: Seen in Jackie's Cafe/Boris' Bar after Giygas's defeat.]]


* AdultsAreUseless

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* %%* AdultsAreUseless



* ChildHater: Very much so.
* DeadpanSnarker

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* %%* ChildHater: Very much so.
* %%* DeadpanSnarker



* FatBastard
* FauxAffablyEvil

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* %%* FatBastard
* %%* FauxAffablyEvil



* HairTriggerTemper

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* %%* HairTriggerTemper



* LackOfEmpathy

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* %%* LackOfEmpathy



* StarterVillain
* UnholyMatrimony
* WouldHurtAChild

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* %%* StarterVillain
* %%* UnholyMatrimony
* %%* WouldHurtAChild



* BlondesAreEvil
* BrawnHilda

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* %%* BlondesAreEvil
* %%* BrawnHilda



* EvilMatriarch
* [[FatBastard Fat Bitch]]
* FrozenFace
* GagLips

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* %%* EvilMatriarch
* [[FatBastard Fat Bitch]]
*
%%* FatBastard
%%*
FrozenFace
* %%* GagLips



* {{Greed}}

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* %%* {{Greed}}



* UnholyMatrimony

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* %%* UnholyMatrimony



* CoolOldGuy

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* %%* CoolOldGuy



* NiceGuy

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* %%* NiceGuy



* PermaStubble

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* %%* PermaStubble



* AlmostDeadGuy: Implied.
* BadassMustache
* BenevolentBoss

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* %%* AlmostDeadGuy: Implied.
* %%* BadassMustache
* %%* BenevolentBoss



* BruiserWithASoftCenter

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* %%* BruiserWithASoftCenter



* CoolShades

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* %%* CoolShades



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* KarmicTrickster
* NamesToRunFromReallyFast: Subverted.

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* %%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* %%* KarmicTrickster
* %%* NamesToRunFromReallyFast: Subverted.



* TheAce: Subverted.

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* %%* TheAce: Subverted.



* DirtyCoward
* EyeGlasses

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* %%* DirtyCoward
* %%* EyeGlasses



* {{Jerkass}}

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* %%* {{Jerkass}}



* RedHerring

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* %%* RedHerring



* TheUnfettered
* ThisLoserIsYou

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* %%* TheUnfettered
* %%* ThisLoserIsYou

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