The colorful crew of Assist Me.
Maximilian Christiansen (Max)
Our everyman protagonist living in a world where Marvel and Capcom characters exist. Max's skill as a fighting game player and teacher have attracted the attention of all manner of heroes and villains.
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- Badass Normal: Manages to hold his own against superpowered bioterrorists, zombies, and a Knight Templar from the future using nothing but his knowledge of fighting games. And occasionally an assault rifle.
- Berserk Mode: In the Alien special, he gets frequently delegated to just playing games while the rest of the team is busy hunting Aliens. After having enough of being pushed around, he turns into the Scrublord, who immediately wants to beat something up.
- Beware the Nice Ones: Seems to be easygoing and not much besides a video game nerd, but he will step up if the situations calls for it.
- Butt-Monkey: Stuck with an obnoxious roommate? Check. Has to deal periodically with insane, psychotic supernatural beings? Check. Often pulled into one of Doom's plans and shenanigans? Check. Targeted by assassins for (so far) unknown reasons? Big check.
- The Danza
- Hidden Depths: If his knowledge of guns is something to be taken seriously Beware the Nice Ones indeed.
- Improbable Weapon User: Used his arcade stick more than once to beat the hell out of bad guys.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: Everyone in the series just calls him "Max".
- Only Sane Man: Max has to keep a lid on Doom's antics and prevent fights breaking out in his house on a regular basis.
- Skewed Priorities: Whenever faced with a dilemma that could either save the world or video games, always count on Max going for the video games. This ends up biting him in the ass as of the Alien mini-movie, where people tell him to stay on the sides and play video games since it's assumed that's all he's good at.
- Superpowered Evil Side: Scrublord Max, when his sodium levels have gone on a recorded high. It first appeared in the Bio FREAKS Boss Rage before making a return for the Alien episode.
- The All-Solving Hammer: His MadCatz Tournament Edition Arcade Stick. Works as a nice way to break a jaw and to protect himself from getting shot.
- Unskilled, but Strong: He can't fight very well, but can hit hard enough to break someone's jaw.
Doctor Victor Von Doom
Ruler of Latveria, Master Scientist and... crasher of Max's apartment. This Dr. Doom is a little different from his more familiar counterparts.
- Baleful Polymorph: Doom decides to drink a potion Max had to make for Ultratech. He turns into Benny in the shape of Sabrewulf.
- Berserk Button: Taking his yogurt, messing with his pony figurines and hurting Strider will generally result in immediate Finger Lasers or flung arcade sticks.
- Beware the Silly Ones: Although he mainly goofs off and rubs people the wrong way he is Doom and will kick some serious ass if things gets really dangerous. The fights against Wesker, Captain Commandonote and Taskmaster should be more than enough to prove this.
- Break the Badass: Suffers from this after Phoenix is easily mind-screwed. Whatever did that he's not eager to face.
- Bullying a Dragon: During the Super Smash Bros. episode, he pisses off Link.
- Butt-Monkey: Loses most of his Marvel 3 matches prior to Max's tutorial, punched by Chris and gets mauled in the face by Rocket Raccoon.
- Characterization Marches On: In Doom's first appearance he was what you expect from Doom, actually acting like a Large Ham supervillain and an extremely big Jerkass. Now, though he's the ruler of a country, he's still a Large Ham, but acts like a freeloader off of Max's apartment and is frequently the Butt-Monkey.
- Cool Loser: He's a lazy, goofy freeloader who also happens to be a dictator with Reality Warper powers and a top-tier fighter armed with Finger Lasers and a human sized blender.
- Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Despite his general attitudes, Doom is a surprisingly competent fighter when things gets dire and never backs away whenever he gets into a fight.
- Dude, Where's My Respect?: Although he's taken down several Big Bads, is a moderately skilled Reality Warper and saves Max's skin at least once per season, he gets the least respect of everyone. Mostly because of his Jerkass tendencies.
- Finishing Move: The "human blender".
- Genius Ditz: Very rarely will the "Doctor" part of his title come into play, but it's there for a reason.
- Hopeless Suitor: To X-23.
- Iron Butt-Monkey: He often either gets beaten or chastised by the guest characters for his dickness.
- It's All About Me: He manages to have an ego rivalling Wesker's but without the A God Am I. Doom can't get enough about bragging how awesome he is and how he can curb-stomp anyone he feels like. Doom often pesters guests with this and ends up paying for it usually in hilarious fashion.
- Jerkass: And proud of it. Actually a Jerk with a Heart of Gold kind of well hidden, but still there.
- Large Ham: Natch.
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: All of Ultimate Assist Me and the latter part of Retro Assist Me are caused by Doom's mistakes.
- Not So Stoic: Although he isn't Stoic by any means, Doom very rarely shows that he enjoy's someone company, however Strider Hiryu makes him go uncharacteristically joyful.
- Pre Ass Kicking One Liner: "Get ready for losers brackets, scrubs! Doom is coming to town!"
- Real Men Wear Pink: Doom is proud to be a brony and does not care what anyone else thinks. Same deal for his actor (to the point where he called himself "Derpy Hooves" in his & Max's playthrough of Aliens: Colonial Marines).
- The Friend Nobody Likes: Doom comes dangerously close to this with his antics and shenanigans. In his defense he also saved Max's life on more than one occasion.
- The Thing That Would Not Leave: He's very aware of this and doesn't seem to give a single damn. In fact, he seems to enjoy when people remind him of this.
- Trademark Favorite Food: "Doom loves yogurt. And beer."
- Reality Warper: Doctor Doom. He can get anything he wants just by snapping his fingers. Except get with X-23, apparently.
- Signature Move: THE FINGER LASERS!!!
- Sir Swearsalot: He is the most prone to crude and vulgar kinds of phrasing.
- Spider-Sense: Doom has a "ninja sense". Naturally, any time it goes off, Strider Hiryu will appear.
- Verbal Tic: He makes a Penguin-esque squawking noise when walking, more often than not.
- When All You Have Is a Hammer...: The finger lasers are Doom's one-size-fits-all move, even when it's really impractical.
- A God Am I
- Answers to the Name of God: Yeah, Wesker is egotistical like that.
- Animals Hate Him: Ammy simply mauls him the first time he tries to pet her like everyone else. Subverted after he starts living with Max, he sort of tame and gets her to calm down to the point she doesn't bite the neighbors anymore.
- Berserk Button: Don't mess with his italian shades, and also CHRIIIIIIIISSS!!!
- Big Bad: Of Season 1.
- Break the Haughty: Suffers from this after Season 1 when all his plans goes to hell, it does take him a second trip to the TV to make him learn, though.
- Card-Carrying Villain: Albert Wesker as he is working on reports, climbing the corporate ladder and becoming a god.
- Characterization Marches On: Originally Wesker was the Big Bad of Season 1 and probably the most threatening villain in the series with a few instances of Real Men Wear Pink thrown in for comedy, such as the Nyan Cat ringtone. After he saves Max and Doom from Deadpool, he still insists on becoming a god and defeating Doom. He's a lot less threatening and even teams up with Doom and Hiryu to stop the Greater-Scope Villain showing no scorn towards Max or even Doom.
- Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: See HeelFace Revolving Door for details.
- Cool Shades: They're ITALIAN and cost five hundred dollars!
- Cool Guns: His Smaurai Edge.
- Cut Lex Luthor a Check: Partially averted when he decides to go job hunting.
- Demoted to Extra: In Retro Assist Me!, while he is a major character he still gets significantly less screen time. Might be case of Real Life Writes the Plot due to his wife's pregnancy.
- Embarrassing Tattoo: Hilariously has "God Tier" written on his back, done while he was drunk in Vegas alongside Doom and X-23 (Laura).
- Glowing Eyes of Doom
- Flash Step: Par the course.
- First-Name Basis: Will rarely, if ever, address someone by their last name.
- He's Back: After seasons of things going south for him, in Season 3 Wesker seems to be getting out of the Butt-Monkey zone by tracking down who sent the assassins to kill Max and dropping most of his silliness.
- HeelFace Revolving Door: And how. Starts genuinely evil and threatening, then all of his plans goes to hell and he returns as Max and Doom are the closest thing he has to "friends", but then he tries to kill them as Doom discover he's working for Galactus and intending to use Nemesis to kill him and Max, then he is enclosed into the TV, then he saves Max and Doom from Deadpool and works alongside Doom and Strider to save Max's life from Taskmaster, M.O.D.O.K. and Deadpool.
- HeelFace Turn: Seems to have joined Max and Doom as a regular room mate after the events of Season 2.
- Hidden Depths: A lot. He only tends to spill while he's anguished or plain drunk, though.
- Large Ham: Wouldn't be Wesker without it.
- Made of Iron: Among his list of wounds are: broken jaw by Max's arcade stick, being seized and blasted by Doom's "human blender", being thrown into the TV and mauled by Nemesis and several zombies and shot several times by Taskmaster.
- Power Incontinence: Could only teleport in conjunction with his gun in his first appearance.
- Not Good with People: Yet, he is able to make Ammy not bite the neighbors.
- Real Men Wear Pink: He also cooks and does house chores.
- Trademark Favorite Food: He apparently has a thing for tacos.
- The Alcoholic: Even more so than Doom. He drinks an entire bottle of vodka to drown his sorrows and frustrations.
- The Chew Toy: He takes an inordinate amount of punishment in this series - most likely because he can take it, and because he's got Chronic Backstabbing Disorder.
- The Comically Serious: Once he starts living with Max and Doom. Seeing him doing house chores wearing a silly apron while on his S.T.A.R.S. uniform is pure gold.
- The Dreaded: Butt-Monkey or not he's still Albert Wesker and Chris understandably treats him as the threat he poses. A small advance against one of Chris' partners is enough to make him almost crap his pants. Enough for Wesker to leave with a grin that yells "I still got it".
- Took a Level in Kindness: Little by little, but this is especially notable in the Season 2 finale. Not only he teams up with Doom and Strider to save Max's life, he also pays everyone tacos.
- Signature Move: His Teleport Spam is undoubtedly his favorite move.
- Tsundere: Yeah, you read it right. After his HeelFace Turn in Deadpool's episode he starts living with Max and Doom and gets progressively closer to them. But being Wesker he'd never admit this.
- Villain Decay: From a threatening near invincible superpowered bioterrorist to a roommate who shares space with two guys he previously tried to kill twice and not being able even to get a job as a janitor. Ouch.
- Badass Adorable: Looks like a Pomeranian but will mess you up if she doesn't like you.
- Killer Rabbit: Threatens and strike fear into hearts of dictators, bioterrorists and mutant mercenaries all alike.
- Make the Dog Testify: In Ultimate Assist Me.
- Recurring Extra: Technically speaking, she's just been there for the Running Gag of mauling anyone she doesn't like.
- Cool Sword
- Odd Friendship:
- While it make perfect sense with their synergy in-game, who'd have thought the stoic ninja fighting for justice would be the closest friend of Dr. Doom?
- Hiryu also doesn't seem to have any qualms on hanging with Wesker either. Even though the latter tried to arrest the former in Retro Assist Me.
- The Comically Serious: Willingly participates in Doom's silliness, the whole while keeping a stoic face.
- Not Good with People: But still can pet Ammy without getting bitten.
- Odd Friendship: Shares one with Doom, Wesker and Max.
- Tsundere: Very rough exterior, but actually does appreciate Max's lessons and ends up gaining feelings for Doom when she realizes he defeated Wesker. Until they try to kiss, anyway.
- Victoria's Secret Compartment: A rare example where the user is not proud of it.
- Wolverine Claws: Natch.
- Brainwashed and Crazy
- Ms. Fanservice: Wesker lampshades this by saying that using her Resident Evil 5 model in the game allowed her to wear her sexy Spy Catsuit.
- The Quiet One: Up until she breaks out of Wesker's control
- Actor Allusion: Convoluted example He possesses Max, who is repeatedly noted to look like Nicholas Cage.
- Odd Friendship: The only reason Ghost Rider and Doom become friends is because Doom regrets nothing, meaning that the Penance Stare failed.
- Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas
- Fingerless Gloves
- HeelFace Turn: Subverted.
- Iaijutsu Practitioner
- White Hair, Black Heart
- Worthy Opponent: Promptly states that Max will make him to be as good as his brother.
- Your Mom: Doom tries this on him. it nearly ends poorly for Doom.
- Actor-Shared Background: Wright is played by David "UltraDavid" Graham, both a notable personality in the Fighting Game Scene and being a lawyer in real life.
- FaceHeel Turn: He's a mercenary, so if there's money in he'll kill anyone... Even Max.
- Fourth-Wall Observer: Wouldn't be Deadpool without it.
Max: Season 1 of what?!Deadpool: (Aside Glance)
- His first scene is him pointing a gun at Max because he was left out of Season 1.
- He points out the "little white box" to Max and Doom, and Doom proceeds to take it down from its current position.
- He directly talks to the viewers in deciding whether or not to kill Max.
- Recurring Boss: Comes back to try score his top dollar, but this time alongside Taskmaster and M.O.D.O.K..
- Trigger Happy: Especially when someone's willing to pay a lot of money to get Max killed. It took Wesker to stop him from killing Max and Doom.
- Alternative Character Interpretation: In-Universe. Canon!Chris: A man out to fight the evils of bio-terrorism wherever it may be. This!Chris: A dudebro that's in it for machoism and kicks.
- Megaton Punch: Can punch hard enough to make Doom cry.
- Pre Ass Kicking One Liner: "I am the ass-kicker and you are the ass-kickee!"
- Power Copying: Manages to copy Wesker's teleports of all things.
- Only in It for the Money: He's a mercenary after all.
- Brain Bleach: Suffers from this after hunting a demon in Max's house. Turns out it was Doom groaning after eating too much.
Retro Assist Me Characters
- Disc-One Final Boss: The problem ends up becoming Captain Commando after Doom meddles in the previous timeline.
- Groin Attack: Claims he's going to do this repeatedly to Max after the latter beat him using an infinite.
- OOC Is Serious Business: Him being nice and friendly towards Max and Doom after they come back from the past is the first hint something went very wrong.
- The Faceless: During Retro Assist Me, the camera never shows us Thanos' face, though according to statements from Max that might be for the best.
- Cooldown Hug: Doom stems Banner's rage with a picture of Felicia.
- You Won't Like Me When I'm Angry: The Trope Namer says it word for word but thanks to Doom he doesn't go through with it.
- Adaptational Villainy: A justified example due to his Well-intentioned extremism.
- Big Bad: Of Retro Assist Me.
- Combat Pragmatist: [[spoiler:Averts the Why Don't Ya Just Shoot Him? and nonchalantly shoots Max during the climax of Retro Assist Me.
- Cool Shades: Natch.
- Fantastic Racism: Towards "bad guy" characters. So much so, that he might as well be a Wreck-it Ralph villain.
- Hero Antagonist
- Sharp-Dressed Man: Dons a pretty cool white tuxedo in one of his appearances.
- Took a Level in Badass: In spades after messing with the timeline and becoming Top Tier.
- Took a Level in Jerkass: Living long enough as a totalitarian jerk tends to do this to people.
- Villainous Breakdown: Doesn't take well when Max and Doom starts to fumble his plans.
- Walking Spoiler: To the point where this entry formerly had most trope names hidden by spoiler markup (which is against TV Tropes guidelines, hence why it was removed).
- Wave-Motion Gun: One of his attacks.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: His intentions are primarily good but he goes too far meddling with the timeline because of his Knight Templar mindset.
- Badass Beard: Sports one now.
- Berserk Button: Suggesting that Smash isn't a real fighting game. Doom found out how much Smash means to Link the hard way.
- Brave Scot: He's the carrier of the Triforce of Courage, and he speaks in a Scottish accent.
- Darker and Edgier: His overall design screams this, with an Eyepatch of Power, a Badass Beard, and an overall air of seriousness. He kills Doom for suggesting that Smash isn't a real fighting game. Max goads him to bring him back to life though, so he does.
- Eyepatch of Power
- Jerkass: Mainly towards Doom.
- Kleptomaniac Hero: Among other things, he steals money from Max, and yogurt from Doom.
- The Voiceless: Subverted.
- Violent Glaswegian: Has a distinct Scottish accent.
- HeelFace Turn: Well...eventually. After killing one of Max's friends, hijacking the Twitch stream, and getting smacked around.
- Heroic Sacrifice: He fights the Predator to buy time for Benny and the others to escape and gets caught in the self destruct explosion as he does. Only his hockey mask is left.
- Hostile Show Takeover: Jason's only reason to go to Max's house was to play as himself in Mortal Kombat X
- The Voiceless: Played completely straight.
- Tragic Keepsake: The hockey mask is all that's left of Jason after he and the Predator blow up.
- You Shall Not Pass!: His lone fight against the Predator can be viewed as this.