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    Greg Corbin and Terry Bates 
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Greg voiced by: Seth MacFarlane
Terry voiced by: Mike Barker

Homosexual life partners and co-anchors at W-ANG-TV, and neighbors to the Smiths. Francine was a surrogate mother for their daughter Liberty Belle, or "Libby".


  • Badass Gay: Both Terry and Greg at times, such as when Terry punches Stan in the face for kidnapping their daughter.
  • The Bear: Greg slightly. Compared to Terry he has more visible body hair and he's pudgier.
    Greg: I'm gay fat. I'm straight thin, but I'm gay fat.
  • Beta Couple: Prior to their breakup, they were arguably the most prominent relationship on the show after Stan and Francine (and maybe Jeff and Hayley).
  • The Bus Came Back: Terry reappeared in "The Two Hundred" for a very brief non-speaking cameo alongside many of the show's other supporting characters who have since been Out of Focus.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome:
    • While Greg & Terry were simply demoted to the background for Season 11, their daughter Libby (who had previously appeared at least once per season since her debut) was nowhere to be found. With Terry dumping Greg and leaving him in the following season, it's even more unlikely that she'll reappear anytime soon. Francine mentioning her in "Roger's Baby" (though not by name) as part of several instances where she's been pregnant is the first time her existence has even been so much as acknowledged since the show switched networks.
    • Greg and Terry also had a pet dog named Heath Ledger in the early episodes that was never seen again after the 3rd season, though his disappearance is more justified as Heath Ledger died in real life nearly two months after the dog's final appearance in "Surro-Gate" and this was most likely done to avoid complaints of being Too Soon and/or in poor taste.
  • Dance Battler: They fight like characters out of West Side Story.
  • The Dandy: Greg more than Terry.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Both of them.
  • Demoted to Extra: Both were hit by this starting in Season 11 as a result of Mike Barker leaving the series (they did appear on the episode "Morning Mimosa," but Greg was the only one who spoke while Terry didn't). Terry was eventually written out of the series altogether in the following season's "Anchorfran" by dumping Greg to go on tour with 311.
  • Foil: To Stan and Francine. While Stan and Francine are an incredibly unstable couple, who abuse each other and are both incredibly shallow, Greg and Terry have more normal issues that don't tend to exceed mild bickering. That is of course, before Terry ultimately dumped Greg and left him.
  • Gay Conservative: Greg's a Log Cabin Republican, which Terry is against because of the Republicans' stance on gay marriage.
  • Happily Married: Prior to their breakup in Season 12. Although not technically married, they were one of the sweetest couples in animation history, with few arguments and a multitude of tender moments between them.
  • Have I Mentioned I Am Gay?: Aside from a few Camp Gay mannerisms that are sparse and tend to get played for humour, you can tell they're gay because they're always holding hands and telling people how gay they are.
  • Kent Brockman News: They tend to squabble and unload their dirty laundry while at work — or did, in the early episodes. The later ones, not so much.
  • Not So Above It All: Terry only pretends to be cultured for the sake of Greg. When Greg's not around Terry like's to indulge in junk food and tricked Greg into letting them buy a lazyboy under the pretense of enjoying it 'ironically'.
  • Out of Focus: Ever since Mike Barker (voice of Terry) left the series early into the 11th season.
  • Parental Abandonment: Terry suffered this from his father Tank after Tank disowned him for being a homosexual due to his own dislike of homosexuality. Even when Terry tearfully forgives him live on TV during his newscast of Steve being rescued from a gorilla exhibit in the zoo, Tank denied that Terry was his son and pointed out that his son is an Indian kid from a viral video.
    • Ironically, Terry himself would eventually do this to his own surrogate daughter Libby when he dumps Greg and leaves him.
  • Papa Wolf: After Stan kidnapped their baby, the two managed to rouse up support from numerous gay truckers to stop Stan. After Stan returned Liberty (and the kids he stole from a lesbian couple) Stan expected to be forgiven because he learned a lesson. Terry decked him.
  • Put on a Bus: With Mike Barker leaving the show, this became Terry's fate (after temporarily being Demoted to Extra). He dumped Greg in "Anchorfran" in order to go on a 311 tour.
  • The Quiet One: Terry became this before being written out of the show altogether.
  • Satellite Characters: All of Greg's appearance since Terry dumping him in "Anchorfran" just proves how much the two revolved around each other and what little they have personality wise when separated.
  • The Un-Favourite: Terry. His father abandons him after discovering his sexuality and in "Rapture's Delight", he's left behind while Greg is raptured, because apparently God does like gays... but only if they're tops ("Take it in the behind, you get left behind").
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Terry is apparently freaked out by vaginas. He's seen Francine's twice and both times he's moaned about it afterwards. Greg asks why he even bothers looking when he knows she has one, and Terry responds "I don't trust it. I refuse to turn my back on it." It makes you wonder how they dealt with changing their daughter's diapers.
  • With Friends Like These...: Greg and Terry have been known to spend a numerous amount of time with Stan and Francine, but a couple of instances have proven that the two don't really care much for the Smiths.
    • Some episodes imply that they at least like Francine, having her be their surrogate, and later having the baby play around with her, though throughout the episode they were chasing after Stan who stole their daughter Terry slugs him in the end.
    Francine: (after talking to them on the phone) It turns out they hate us.
    Stan: (unfazed) I can see that.
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    Al Tuttle 
Voiced by: Richard KindA neighbor of the Smiths who Stan hates for some unknown reason. His wife has died recently.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Stan says Tuttle has a boy crush on Klaus in “Kloger”, and he had a wife.
  • Ascended Extra: He is given much more focus in the most recent episodes.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: He is kind of a Cloud Cuckoo Lander.
  • Fat Guy: He was very fat for a few episodes.
  • Last-Name Basis: Always referred to as "Tuttle" by everybody.
  • Nice Guy: Tuttle is very nice.
  • Sudden Name Change: Originally named Bob Tuttle, his name was changed to Al Tuttle, possibly because the Smiths already had a neighbor named Bob.
  • The Unfavorite: Stan hates him for some reason.

    Linda Memari 
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Voiced by: Megyn Price

An Iranian-American neighbor and friend of Francine who has a crush on her.


  • Aborted Arc: Her crush on Francine which disappears completely after the first season as her overall screentime is heavily diminished.
  • The Bus Came Back: Reappears in "Stan & Francine & Connie & Ted."
  • Demoted to Extra: Along with her husband, she hasn't spoken since Season 4's "Roy Rogers McFreely". This may be justified as she didn't have much of a character beyond crushing on Francine.
    • The commentary for "Not Particularly Desperate Housewives" reveals that her affections for Francine makes her a complicated character to write for, which likely was the reasoning behind her being dropped from the supporting cast.
  • Flat Character: As mentioned above, her only defining trait is that she's bi-sexual and has a crush on Francine.
  • Out of Focus: From Season 4 onwards where she only appears in brief non-speaking cameos.

    Bob Memari 
Linda's husband and Stan's "friend". He actually knows about his wife being attracted to Francine.
  • The Bus Came Back: Reappears in "Stan & Francine & Connie & Ted."
  • Demoted to Extra: Like his wife. His latest appearance was "The Two Hundred".
  • Flat Character: No personality or character traits AT ALL. Just like Hooper and Stiles.
  • Jerkass: Only because the end of his debut episode reveals that he is a racist. He says his old neighbors were worse than Stan because they were black.

    Hiko Yoshida 
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Voiced by: Sandra Oh

Toshi and Akiko's mother.


  • Ascended Extra: For a time between the 4th and 8th season. Excluding Season 7, she would appear at least once in all of these seasons often with a speaking part and played an important role in Season 8's "Spelling Bee My Baby".
  • Action Mom: Goes toe-to-toe with Francine in "Spelling Bee My Baby". Beforehand in the same episode, she "ninja-darts" Hayley in the neck, and knocks out Klaus with striking a pressure point, when breaking into the Smith house to save Akiko after Francine kidnaps her.
  • Asian Speekee Engrish: When finding out where Akiko's held captive, even though she speaks fluent English and doesn't understand why her son, Toshi, still speaks Japanese.
    "Give me the aggress."
  • Blade on a Stick: Starts off with a spear in her fight with Francine.
  • Bring It: Calls out Francine after she foils her kidnapping plan.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Suffered from this around the same time as her daughter. Her latest appearance in "The Two Hundred" marks the first time she's appeared on-screen in almost three years.
  • Dominatrix: Is into S&M, shown in "The Missing Kink".
  • Early Installment Weirdness: The first time she was seen in "Threat Levels", she was a lot older and heavier looking. This early version of Akiko has since been repurposed as a background extra in episodes such as "Phantom of the Telethon" from Season 4 and "Morning Mimosa" from Season 11.
  • Education Mama: Best shown in "Spelling Bee My Baby", where her determination to get her children into a good college conjures a rivalry with Francine and a wedge between the friendship/growing romance of Steve and Akiko.
  • Formerly Fat: As mentioned above, she was shown to be fat and rather old in her initial appearance. She's been portrayed as being much younger and slimmer since Season 4's "Weiner of Our Discontent".
  • Jerkass: A mild case, but it's still evident.
  • Mama Bear: Send the entire Yakuza and Yoshi with three bloodhounds on a mission to find Akiko before the spelling bee, though this is more due to her Education Mama tendencies and less about loving her daughter. Once she finds out her the Smith address (from Akiko registering into her Nintendo account, humorously considering Hiko forbids her from playing), she breaks in and save her. Once she arrives at the spelling bee, she's ready to fight Francine.
  • Not So Above It All: In "Spelling Bee My Baby", she releases Akiko from her glass cage by what presumed to be a secret martial-arts technique, but breaks the cage with her vocals by humming a series of onomatopoeias.
  • Oh, Crap!: As she boasts about her ethnicity before her fight with Francine in a hall of Asian weapons and how it gives her an advantage (under her assumption that because Francine's white, she knows nothing about martial arts), but then Francine's parents show up for Steve's spelling bee.
    Hiko: Wait, you're Chinese?
    Francine: Hiiyoooo!
    (Hiko's smirk literally vanishes at this point.)
  • Only Sane Woman: She understandably questions why Yoshi speaks Japanese in "Spelling Bee My Baby", when even she doesn't speak Japanese, and only in complete English... Even though she scolded him in a previous episode hinting that she does at least understand the language.
  • Retcon: In "Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls", she's shown scolding Toshi meaning that she understands Japanese (which is the language he's fluent in) yet in "Spelling Bee My Baby" she claims to not speak it, hints that she doesn't understand it, and even questions how he's able to speak the language. Additionally, she and her husband spoke Japanese in "The Magnificent Steven" as Stan mentions not being able to understand them when he tried getting their permission to include Toshi on his cattle drive.
  • The Rival: To Francine.

    Hideki Yoshida 
Hiko’s wife and Toshi and Akiko’s father. He is also a contractor.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: In his first couple of appearances he seems like a reasonable person, but when Stan and Roger go to him with their idea about male stripper shoes he tries to make them kill his wife and also steals their idea and becomes rich because of it.
  • The Bus Came Back: Reappears in "Fantasy Baseball."
  • Demoted to Extra: He was a recurring character for one season only and practically disappeared after “The Missing Kink”.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: He completely gets away with what’s mentioned above, but in his next appearance Stan and Roger both shoot him, probably as revenge.
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    Buckle 
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Voiced by: Matt Mc Kenna

A Disney imagineer turned Mountain Man turned Henpecked Husband married to a demanding and spoiled Jewish woman.


  • Big Damn Heroes: Has been this twice to the Smiths, and both of those times he was saving them from Stan's stupidity.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: After "Hurricane!", it would be more than four and a half years before he reappeared for a brief speaking cameo in "Roots". He has started appearing again in the new season.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: He used to work for Disney. See the treehouse he built and the amazing haunted house he put together for Halloween as proof of his abilities. As Francine put it in regards to the haunted house:
    Francine: (disturbed) I actually don't know how I got out. The front hallway spiraled into a black hole and the weather kept changing and I was a child again.
  • Henpecked Husband: Sharri always rides his ass about everything.
  • Mountain Man: Before he met Sharri.
  • Stalker with a Crush: He developed an unhealthy obsession with Hayley for a little while due to his extreme loneliness. Stan fixed it by setting him up with Shari (a Jewish woman Roger almost married).
  • Stout Strength: As big as he is wide.

    Shari Rothberg 
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Voiced by: Lisa Edelstein

A Jewish-American princess and annoying wife of Buckle.


  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: After “Hurricane” we never see her again, until "Stan & Francine & Connie & Ted."
  • It Is Pronounced Tropay: The first syllable in her name rhymes with "car", not "air"
  • Jerkass: She complains to Buckle a lot. Though the fact that she was raised by a rich dad may have something to do with it. She was not used to not getting what she wants so it probably inflated her ego.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Though she admitted to herself that she loves Buckle.
  • Wanting Is Better Than Having: Desperately wants to be married, does almost nothing but complain to her husband even though she admits to herself she loves him.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: In "Hurricane!", she and Buckle try to save the Smiths from the flood only to be washed away by it. While Buckle shows up again later in the episode, Sharri doesn't, implying that she may have drowned. She also wasn't present when Buck made a brief speaking cameo in "Roots". We know she’s alive though because she’s still in the intro.

    Father Donovan 
Voiced by: Martin Mull

The local pastor. Almost as apathetic as Reverend Lovejoy, but is a bit more vice-ridden.


  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Hasn't appeared since the 7th season.
  • Demoted to Extra: His screentime is more reduced after first seasons and this ends in a Chuck Cunningham Syndrome.
  • Dirty Old Man: Keeps hitting on other women, especially towards Francine.
  • Hypocrite: Is actually implied to be an atheist as he wasn't ascended to heaven at which point he remarks, "Turns out there is a God". However, he still puts in a token effort, by speaking at church and providing advice to people due to the fact he is unable to get his full pension in "Roger Codger".
  • Killed Off for Real: He was killed by Nemo — Hayley and Jeff's demon child — in "Season's Beatings". That is, if this episode is considered to be canon. Indeed, when the family attends Easter services in "Daesong Heavy Industries", a new Priest is present. But this is a non canon episode so he’s still alive but doesn’t appear anymore.

    Chuck White 
Voiced by: Mike Barker
A snooty neighbor of the Smiths and Stan’s rival. Everything he says, he ends it with “Haha”.
  • The Ace: He does better than Stan eat everything.
  • The Bus Came Back: He reappears in "Stan & Francine & Connie & Ted."
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: He’s been absent since well before Mike Barker’s daparture from the show.
  • Demoted to Extra: His last few appearances were background cameos, and he stopped making background appearances before Mike Barker left the show. Although he reappeared in "Stan & Francine & Connie & Ted."
  • Jerkass: See below.
  • Rich Bitch: He is wealthy and is an egotistic jerk.

     Christie White 
Chuck White’s wife. She is just as stuck up as Chuck, but unlike Chuck, she is amoral, because she tried to murder Francine to keep her secret safe.
  • The Bus Came Back: She reappears in "Stan & Francine & Connie & Ted."
  • Demoted to Extra: Her last appearance was “The Missing Kink” and that was a non-speaking cameo, until "Stan & Francine & Connie & Ted."
  • Jerkass: Just like her husband.
  • Rich Bitch: Like her husband.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Cheats in Chuck all the time.
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    Snot’s mom 
Snot’s mother. She is extremely promiscuous.
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