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->'''Appears in:''' ''Film/{{Clerks}}'', ''Film/{{Mallrats}}'', ''Film/ChasingAmy'', ''Film/{{Dogma}}'', ''WesternAnimation/ClerksTheAnimatedSeries'', ''Film/JayAndSilentBobStrikeBack'', ''Film/ClerksII''.

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->'''Appears in:''' ''Film/{{Clerks}}'', ''Film/{{Mallrats}}'', ''Film/ChasingAmy'', ''Film/{{Dogma}}'', ''WesternAnimation/ClerksTheAnimatedSeries'', ''Film/JayAndSilentBobStrikeBack'', ''Film/ClerksII''.
''Film/ClerksII'', ''Film/JayAndSilentBobReboot''.

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* EvilCounterpart: Might be one for Silent Bob. Both are bearded men who are physically tough, don't speak a whole lot (in fact [=LaFours=] doesn't speak at all), and are prone to giving aside glances, who are on different sides of T.S.'s scheme to get Brandi.


* [[AntiHero Anti Heroes]]: Especially Jay, although they do at least one good thing in every movie. Encouraging Dante to win back Veronica, trying to destroy a game show stage for the sake of Brodie and TS, lecturing Holden on the tribulations of dating a lesbian, loaning Dante and Randal [[spoiler:the money to reopen the Quick Stop]], and helping stop the ''damn Apocalypse'' definitely spotlights the duo's more heroic side.

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* [[AntiHero Anti Heroes]]: Anti-Heroes]]: Especially Jay, although they do at least one good thing in every movie. Encouraging Dante to win back Veronica, trying to destroy a game show stage for the sake of Brodie and TS, lecturing Holden on the tribulations of dating a lesbian, loaning Dante and Randal [[spoiler:the money to reopen the Quick Stop]], and helping stop the ''damn Apocalypse'' definitely spotlights the duo's more heroic side.



* BadassNormal: In ''Dogma'', they beat up a trio of mid-level demons. Silent Bob later takes on two [[FallenAngel Fallen Angels]] and wins.

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* BadassNormal: In ''Dogma'', they beat up a trio of mid-level demons. Silent Bob later takes on two [[FallenAngel Fallen Angels]] {{Fallen Angel}}s and wins.



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!!Bethany!!Bethany Sloane



%%* TheHeroine

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%%* TheHeroineTheHero


* LackOfEmpathy: Shows little to no (if any) remorse for his actions.



* TheSlacker: Bordering on ProfessionalSlacker. Randal comes to work over a half hour late and even then doesn't man the video store unless he feels like it.

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* TheSlacker: Bordering on ProfessionalSlacker. Randal comes to work over a half hour late and even then doesn't man the video store unless he feels like it.



* TheTrickster: Looks back on his time working at the Quick Stop as the best time of his life because he was able to "fuck with assholes."



** If Dante had left for Florida at the end of ''Clerks II'', he and Elias would have likely become this as well.

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** If Dante had left for Florida at the end of ''Clerks II'', he and Elias would have likely become this as well.


* VoiceOfReason: Ironically, Silent Bob in a way. Probably a coincidence, but if one watches all the movies in order, he is this in odd-numbered movies [[note]]He helps Dante figure out who to choose in ''Clerks'', gives the Amy speech to Holden in ''Chasing Amy'' and calls out Jay on his stupidity and later lectures Banky on likeness rights in ''Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back''[[/note]], and not so much in even-numbered ones [[note]]He quotes Yoda in ''Mallrats'', makes an Indiana Jones reference in ''Dogma'', and simply says "Thanks" towards the end of the movie, and simply admits he has no advice to give in ''Clerks II''[[/note]].

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* VoiceOfReason: Ironically, Silent Bob in a way.Bob. Probably a coincidence, but if one watches all the movies in order, he is this in odd-numbered movies [[note]]He helps Dante figure out who to choose in ''Clerks'', gives the Amy speech to Holden in ''Chasing Amy'' and calls out Jay on his stupidity and later lectures Banky on likeness rights in ''Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back''[[/note]], and not so much in even-numbered ones [[note]]He quotes Yoda in ''Mallrats'', makes an Indiana Jones reference in ''Dogma'', and simply says "Thanks" towards the end of the movie, and simply admits he has no advice to give in ''Clerks II''[[/note]].



* CharacterDevelopment: In the sequel, Dante is less inclined to blame other people for his own passiveness and less inclined to bitch about whatever life hands him. The problem is that he's embraced his passiveness, resulting in him having convinced himself that the things life hands him will make him happier than they in all likeliness actually will.

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* CharacterDevelopment: In the sequel, ''Clerks II'', Dante is less inclined to blame other people for his own passiveness and less inclined to bitch about whatever life hands him. The problem is that he's embraced his passiveness, resulting in him having convinced himself that the things life hands him will make him happier than they in all likeliness actually will.



* {{Jerkass}}: At least when it comes to the women he dates and to blaming all his problems on other people.

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* {{Jerkass}}: JerkWithAHeartOfGold: At least when it comes to the women he dates and to blaming all his problems on other people.people, though he's a hell of a lot nicer than Randal and is a well-meaning person in general.



* NiceGuy: Dante does have his remarks every now and then but he is a kind, thoughtful, mature, and well-meaning person.



* AtLeastIAdmitIt: Whatever faults Randal has, at least he doesn't deny who he is.

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* AtLeastIAdmitIt: Whatever faults Randal has, For all his faults, at least he doesn't deny who he is.



* BrutalHonesty: Hoo, boy. The thing about Randal is that he's completely honest about any flaws someone has, and won't shut up about it until he's made his point.
** HonestAdvisor: A variation towards Dante. If Dante starts talking to him about anything going on in his life, Randal will tell him the bitter truth, whether Dante wants to hear it or not.



* CharacterDevelopment / TookALevelInKindness: He does come off less of an jerkass in the second Clerks movie and treats the people around him not as nasty as previously.
* DeadpanSnarker: A perpetual wiseass who is always, in his own words, "quick with the quips."
* DumbassHasAPoint: In the second movie, eternal slacker Randal puts forth the notion that for all the crap they went through working there, both he and Dante were happiest working at the Quick Stop.
* {{Flanderization}} / TookALevelInDumbass: In the cartoon, he turns into a moron who intentionally makes Dante's life a living hell. Kevin Smith decided that this new characterization worked, though.
** Randal's also a little dumber in ''Clerks II'', confusing [[HistoricalCharacterConfusion Anne Frank with Helen Keller.]]

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* CharacterDevelopment / TookALevelInKindness: He does come off less of an jerkass in the second Clerks movie and treats the people around him not as nasty as previously.
* DeadpanSnarker: A perpetual wiseass who is always, in Every other line that comes out of his own words, "quick with the quips."
mouth is a sarcastic remark, usually at someone else's expense.
* DumbassHasAPoint: In the second movie, ''Clerks II'', eternal slacker Randal puts forth the notion that for all the crap they went through working there, both he and Dante were happiest working at the Quick Stop.
* {{Flanderization}} / TookALevelInDumbass: In the cartoon, he turns into a moron who intentionally makes Dante's life a living hell. Kevin Smith decided that this new characterization worked, though.
** Randal's also a little dumber in ''Clerks II'', confusing [[HistoricalCharacterConfusion Anne Frank with Helen Keller.]]
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* TheFriendNobodyLikes: In ''Film/ClerksII'', where the only reason anyone puts up with him is because he's Dante's best friend. It's not like Randal didn't give them any reasons not to, though.

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* TheFriendNobodyLikes: In ''Film/ClerksII'', where the ''Film/ClerksII''. The only reason anyone puts up with him is because he's Dante's best friend. It's not like Randal didn't give them any reasons not to, though.friend, though it's completely justified given his {{Jerkass}} behavior.



* HonestAdvisor: A variation towards Dante. If Dante starts talking to him about anything going on in his life, Randal will tell him the bitter truth, whether Dante wants to hear it or not.



* {{Jerkass}}: Oh so very much.
** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Despite how much of an asshole he can be, he genuinely cares about his best friend and will always protect, look after, and remain loyal to him.
** JerkassHasAPoint: Randal may be an asshole, but he makes some good points.

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* {{Jerkass}}: Oh so JerkassHasAPoint: For all his douchebaggery, he can read Dante very much.
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well and makes a lot of good points.
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JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Despite how much of There's no two ways about it - Randal is an asshole he can be, asshole. That said, he genuinely cares about his best friend Dante and will always protect, look after, and remain loyal to him.
** JerkassHasAPoint: Randal may be an asshole, but he makes some good points.
him.



* KarmaHoudini: And unlike Dante, Randal never even gets properly called out on anything he does.



* LovableSexManiac: Randal's life just ''circulates'' around pornography, and he seems to have a decent sex life in general.



* TheMovieBuff: Well, he owns a video store, and seems to be very well educated on cinema culture.
* NiceHat: [[NeverBareheaded Never seen without]] his backwards baseball cap.

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* TheMovieBuff: Well, he owns He works at a video store, store and seems to be very is well educated on versed in cinema culture.
* NiceHat: [[NeverBareheaded Never seen without]] his a backwards baseball cap.



* ToxicFriendInfluence: To Dante, who consistently blames Randal for holding him back, until Randal points out that Dante dropped out of college and still works at the Quick Stop on his accord, not because of him.

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* TookALevelInDumbass: In the animated series. In ''Clerks II'' as well; for instance, mixing up [[HistoricalCharacterConfusion Anne Frank and Helen Keller.]]
* TookALevelInJerkass: Also in the animated series. He is a lot more willing to throw Dante under the bus and is perhaps even more of a {{Troll}}.
* TookALevelInKindness: He does come off as less of a {{Jerkass}} in ''Clerks II'' and treats the people around him not as nasty as previously.
* ToxicFriendInfluence: To Dante, who consistently Subverted. Dante thinks Randal is this and blames Randal him for holding him back, until Randal points out that Dante dropped out of college and still works at the Quick Stop on his accord, not because of him.



* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: Until the end of ''Film/ClerksII'' when he becomes a JerkassWoobie.

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* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: Until the end of ''Film/ClerksII'' when he becomes a JerkassWoobie.''Clerks II'', despite his many hilarious moments, it's difficult to much sympathy for him.


* TakeThat: Apparently, she was responsible for ''Franchise/HomeAlone'''s success. She doesn't think highly of it.

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* TakeThat: Apparently, As a muse, she was responsible for ''Franchise/HomeAlone'''s success. 19 of the top 20 grossing films of all time. She doesn't think highly of it.the [[Film/HomeAlone one]] she wasn't responsible for.


* FatAndSkinny

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* FatAndSkinnyFatAndSkinny: Silent Bob is stockier and Jay is skinny.



%%* BaldOfEvil

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%%* BaldOfEvil* BaldOfEvil: Heís bald and the biggest obstacle for T.S. and Brodie.



* BadassInDistress: [[spoiler: Spends most of the movie comatose in the form of John Doe Jersey.]]

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* BadassInDistress: [[spoiler: Spends [[spoiler:Spends most of the movie comatose in the form of John Doe Jersey.]]



* HandCannon: For the first half of the film, he wields a Desert Eagle handgun.



* MeaningfulName: While he is not a god in this version, Loki does live up to the name at the opening scene. He uses ''Literature/ThroughTheLookingGlass'' as a means to get a nun to question her faith, simply because he likes [[ForTheEvulz "Fucking with the clergy."]]

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* MeaningfulName: While he is not a god in this version, Loki does live up to the name at in the opening scene. He uses ''Literature/ThroughTheLookingGlass'' as a means to get a nun to question her faith, simply because he likes [[ForTheEvulz "Fucking with the clergy."]]



* AxCrazy: Heís an OmnicidalManiac whose plan is a SuicidalCosmicTemperTantrum, and gleefully mows down a bartender with a MAC-10 machine pistol just to make a pun.



* DiscOneFinalBoss: [[spoiler: He's killed off right before the the climax of the movie but there's still Bartleby and Loki to deal with before they wipe out all of creation.]]

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* DiscOneFinalBoss: [[spoiler: He's [[spoiler:He's killed off right before the the climax of the movie but there's still Bartleby and Loki to deal with before they wipe out all of creation.]]



%%* TheManBehindTheMan

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%%* TheManBehindTheMan* TheManBehindTheMan: He manipulates Bartleby and Loki into doing his bidding, which amounts to the death of the universe. For instance, he sent the flyer that got them headed to New Jersey in the first place and gives them advice for staying off the radar until they reach New Jersey.


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* BadassBaritone: Speaks with Alan Rickmanís deep bass voice, and is the most active force of good.


* SilentSnarker: Goes without saying.

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* SilentSnarker: Goes Silent Bob goes without saying.


* {{Macgyvering}}: Silent Bob, according to Jay.

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* {{Macgyvering}}: MacGyvering: Silent Bob, according to Jay.



* [[OncePerEpisode Once Per Movie]]: Silent Bob will speak, although he has two lines in ''Dogma'' three in ''Strike Back'', and a full speech in ''Chasing Amy''.

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* [[OncePerEpisode Once Per Movie]]: Silent Bob will speak, although he has two lines in ''Dogma'' ''Dogma'', three in ''Strike Back'', and a full speech in ''Chasing Amy''.


* Malcolm Xerox: A straight example.

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* Malcolm Xerox: MalcolmXerox: A straight example.

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* Malcolm Xerox: A straight example.

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* MaliciousMisnaming: A humorous example. He calls Banky Edwards "Fucky".


* DiskOneFinalBoss: [[spoiler: He's killed off right before the the climax of the movie but there's still Bartleby and Loki to deal with before they wipe out all of creation.]]

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* DiskOneFinalBoss: DiscOneFinalBoss: [[spoiler: He's killed off right before the the climax of the movie but there's still Bartleby and Loki to deal with before they wipe out all of creation.]]


%%* TheDitz
%%* HeroAntagonist


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!!Chaka Luther King
->'''Played by:''' Creator/ChrisRock
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: His mannerisms are based off of Spike Lee.
* NWordPrivileges: He uses "nigga" frequently.
* StealingTheCredit: Chaka Luther King claimed that PBS took his idea from ''Series/SesameStreet'' and was going to call it "Niggas With Puppets".

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God.
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A fallen angel banished to Wisconsin with his partner Loki after a night of drinking. Now planning to scheme his way back into Heaven.
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The former angel of death.
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An abortion clinic counselor who is told by the Voice of God himself that she needs to save the universe.
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The thirteenth Apostle. Left out of the Bible because he was black.
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A demon plotting to use Bartleby and Loki to destroy the universe.
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The Voice of God. Turns up in Bethany's bedroom to inform her of the impending end of the universe.
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Former muse of creative inspiration. Now working as a stripper.
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