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This is a character sheet for the animated series Bionic Six.

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The Bennett Family/Bionic Six

    As a Whole 

  • Cyborg: What being bionic amounts to, even though they don't actually use the word.
  • Emergency Transformation: All of them but Jack/Bionic-1 were exposed to a form of radiation that would've killed them if they hadn't been made bionic.
  • Future Spandex: Their uniforms take this form.
  • In a Single Bound: All of them can make superhuman jumps.
  • Instant Costume Change: When they activate their bionics, they gain a uniform. Interestingly, however, this appears to be optional as some episodes show them transforming and using their powers while in their civvies.
  • Kryptonite Factor:
    • One episode ("Holidaze") mentions that extreme cold could weaken their bionics and drain their energy. It never comes up again, and other episodes show them operating in extreme weather without any problems, so it could just be Depending on the Writer.
    • Scarab frequently comes up with ideas to counter them by draining or weakening their bionics. These sometimes end up having some flaw that keeps them from being used again.
    • Other plot devices such as magnetic fields can affect them as well.
  • Lightning Bruiser: All of them have Super Reflexes, Super Strength, Super Speed, and Super Toughness in their bionic forms.
  • Logical Weakness: Every so often they need to go to Dr. Sharp's lab to recharge their bionics or they start feeling weak and exhausted. Their wristcomps tell them how much power they have left. It's not really consistent how often they have to recharge—some episodes don't mention it at all even after they've been bionic for an extensive time.
  • Super Senses: All of them have enhanced senses, which can work even in non-bionic form.
  • Super Wrist-Gadget: All of them have Wristcomps, which (at least) allow them to change into their bionic forms, tell them how much energy they have left and allow them to communicate over long distances.
  • Transformation Sequence: They activate their bionics by plugging their rings into their wristcomps and saying "Bionics On!" This sequence often shows how extensively they've been enhanced, namely head-to-toe.
  • Vague Age: we receive no concrete evidence of the Bennett kids' ages, though we can infer a few things:
    • JD acts like the oldest, and has a reciprocated attraction to an adult female scientist in one episode without anyone thinking it was weird despite his still being in high school. We can probably assume that he's around 18 (possibly coming up on 19)
    • Eric and Meg may or may not be twins. In one episode, Meg dismissed a 14-year old scientist who was attracted to her as too young to date (this may have been based on his looks). After the scientist was re-aged into an adult the tables were turned. The two of them may be around 16 or so.
    • Bunji is shorter than the others, and was a very small child when his father disappeared ten years ago. We can probably assume he's the youngest, and therefore perhaps 14 or 15.

    Jack Bennett 
Voiced by: John Stephenson
Codename: Bionic-1
Powers: Super Senses, Eye Beams

  • Ace Pilot: Works as a test pilot for Professor Sharp's cutting-edge aircraft.
  • Cordon Bleugh Chef : Jack is a rather experimental chef, much to his family's chagrin. However, he's also shown to be skilled enough to do well in cooking contests.
  • The Engineer: He also works for Sharp in this capacity as well.
  • Expy: Jack has got to be one of Steve Austin, The Six Million Dollar Man. It's even evident in the title Bionic Six.
  • Green Lantern Ring: His bionic eyes have been used to project Heat Vision, move objects and flip levers, fire blasts of non-heated force, see great distances, and see through objects.
  • I Work Alone: For awhile he was the first and only bionic agent in the world (hence his codename). He tried to keep his family out of his work, until they went bionic as well.
  • Mind over Matter: One of the things his Eye Beams can do.
  • Super Senses: This seems to be his specialty among the team.
  • Team Dad: Both in role and in fact.

    Helen Bennett 
Voiced by: Carol Bilger
Codename: Mother-1
Powers: Psychic Powers, Master of Illusion

    Jackson Donovan "J.D." Corey (Bennett) 
Voiced by: Norman Bernard
Codename: I.Q.
Powers: Super Strength, enhanced intelligence

  • Black and Nerdy: Even when not in bionic form, he's still a genius.
  • Genius Bruiser: His bionics specifically increase both his strength and intellect to levels above the rest of the team.
  • Happily Adopted
  • Odd Name Out: The only one whose codename doesn't have the number "1" in it.
  • Positive Discrimination
  • Super Strength: Although all six have it, his strength seems to be higher than the others'.
  • Twofer Token Minority: Invoked. In one episode he tries to connect with a handicapped child by pointing out how rough growing up black, orphaned and smarter than his teachers was for him.

    Eric Bennett 
Voiced by: Hal Rayle
Codename: Sport-1
Powers: Selective Magnetism

  • Attack Reflector: Using his bat.
  • Batter Up!: His favored weapon. It seems to be Nigh Invulnerable, either on its own or thanks to his powers.
  • Hammerspace: He just pulls a bat out from somewhere behind his back.
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: He occasionally compares his intellect negatively to that of his brilliant parents (an engineer and an oceanographer) and older brother JD.
  • Hot-Blooded: He's usually the first to recommend force to resolve a situation, and is very passionate about his hobbies.
  • Improbable Aiming Skills: One of his powers.
  • Verbal Tic: Uses lots of baseball terms.
  • What You Are in the Dark: One episode has him get away with using his bionics to cheat his way onto a professional baseball team, but he ultimately gives up his position to the guy in second place, with the intention of pursuing a position the honest way in time.

    Meg Bennett 
Voiced by: Bobbi Block
Codename: Rock-1
Powers: Super Speed, Make Me Wanna Shout.

  • Action Girl: Regularly participates in fights against Scarab's forces.
  • Give Geeks a Chance: Some episodes show that her on-again off-again boyfriend Bim has a strong interest in science.
  • Has a Type: In additon to Bim, she's attracted to Wellington Forsby, the second-smartest kid in school. She seems to be into brains.
  • Neologism: "So-LAR!" "Ultra-(whatever)", etc.
  • No-Sell: Against sound-based brainwashing, such as a Compelling Voice.
  • Only Sane Man: On two occasions within the series, Meg's sonic powers protected her from sound-based brainwashing.
  • Power of Rock: She turns rock 'n roll music into potent sonic blasts.
  • Super Speed: Even faster than the rest of the team!
  • Tomboy And Girly Girl: Meg appears punkish whereas her mom, Helen, is more feminine.

    Bunjiro "Bunji" Tsukahara (Bennett) 
Voiced by: Brian Tochi
Codename: Karate-1
Powers: Superhuman martial arts (probably an overall boost to his agility and dexterity), mystical abilities.


Voiced by: Neil Ross
The Bennett's robot gorilla

    Professor Amadeus Sharp 
Voiced by: Alan Oppenheimer

    Doctor Fish 
Voiced by: Howard Morris

  • Absent-Minded Professor: Bunji uses the trope be name when describing him.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Fish's inventions are impressive even by futuristic standards. Unfortunately, this makes them even more dangerous in the wrong hands.
  • Nice Guy: A kindly soul, if scatter-brained.
  • The Theme Park Version: Literally. At one point he designed a theme park around holidays, including Independence Day Land and Thanksgiving Land.



    Dr. Scarab, a.k.a Wilmer Sharp 
Voiced by: Jim MacGeorge

  • Abhorrent Admirer: One episode involves Scarab deciding to make the perfect woman for himself. As it turns out, once he feeds his computer his preferences for appearance, the result is...Mother-1. So he kidnaps her and plots to "steal her genes" in order to create an Opposite-Sex Clone of himself with her looks and psychic powers, leaving Mother-1 an Empty Shell.
  • Agony Beam: His favored form of punishment.
  • Amnesiac Resonance: One episode has him losing his memory and regressing back to a child mentally. His brother tries to "raise" him to be a good person, but he still turns out to be a genius, and every bit as greedy and selfish as before. Eventually he retreads his steps and starts running his gang all over again.
  • Bald of Evil
  • Big Bad
  • Cain and Abel: With his brother Amadeus Sharp.
  • Cut Lex Luthor a Check: Some of his inventions really are brilliant and could have made him very rich. But his main goal is eternal life and eternal youth, so being rich doesn't interest him as much.
  • Goggles Do Something Unusual: His monocle is shown to be a scanner/telescope.
  • Even Evil Can Be Loved: Amadeus still cares about his brother, but the feeling's definitely not mutual.
  • Fat Bastard: He doesn't exactly look graceful.
  • Large and in Charge
  • Laughably Evil: By way of lots of wisecracks.
  • Mad Scientist
  • Morally Ambiguous Doctorate
  • Would Hurt a Child: In one episode he holds a whole class full of handicapped children hostage, and he thinks nothing of threatening teenagers such as the Bennetts (or their bionic counterparts).

Voiced by: Frank Welker

Voiced by: Frank Welker

  • Does Not Wear Shoes
  • Dumb Muscle: Oh, lord, yes. Scarab would be better off firing him, with all the things he screws up.
  • Impossibly Cool Weapon: He has a gun that shoots blades.
  • Psychopathic Man Child: He was very upset to learn that his favorite TV character was just a guy in a robot suit, and seems to have very childish interests like toys and cartoo—Hey, wait a second...!
  • Minion with an F in Evil: Not only was he the most likely to exhibit Dumb Is Good tendencies, he didn't even live up to his name. Instead of fixing machines, he tended to break them. (But he did specialize in oddball mechanical weapons)
  • Show Accuracy/Toy Accuracy: Mechanic was the only henchman to keep his human flesh tones—the package art of Chopper's action figure was an error!
  • Undying Loyalty: The one reason Scarab doesn't get rid of Mechanic is because he'll do anything the bad doctor tells him to.
  • Villainous Friendship: He has a one-sided one with Scarab, whom he cares about and want to make happy out of legitimate feelings of amity.

Voiced by: Jennifer Darling

  • Clingy Jealous Girl: In one episode wherein Dr. Scarab decided to make the perfect mate for himself, she gets extremely jealous and mentions that he'd promised that she'd be the one who shared his power. He tells her I Lied. Later, she sabotages the creation process and gloats at the results.
  • Gold Digger: A trifling friend indeed, she started out as one of the dregs of humanity until Scarab promised her a piece of his money and power. If Glove looks like he's coming out on top, she'll switch her favors to him instead, then back in a heartbeat.
  • Green-Skinned Space Babe: Blue-Skinned Mutant Babe
  • Everything Sounds Sexier in French: Everything Sounds Sexier In Pseudo-Hungarian
  • Everything's Sparkly with Jewelry: It's Madame-O's preferred loot.
  • Evil Is Sexy: Her figure is ideal, even if her face is covered, and she shamelessly flirts with anything male and powerful.
  • Femme Fatale: Madame O's, er, M.O. is to assume a disguise as a normal lady in order to get close to people and gain information for Scarab, or to give herself the advantage of surprise.
  • Instrument of Murder: Her Weapon of Choice is a harp which shoots sonic blasts.
  • Malevolent Masked Woman
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: Her aforementioned harp.
  • Never Mess with Granny: Technically, she's senior despite looking youthful.
  • Older Than They Look: Prior to her transformation, she appeared to be at least sixty years old.
  • Pink Means Feminine: Wears a pink costume.
  • Ship Tease: Flirts with Scarab, but also with Glove whenever he seems to be able to usurp him.
  • Shout-Out: Her lingo is similar to the Gabor sisters.

Voiced by: John Stephenson

  • Attack Reflector: Though it doesn't show up often, Klunk can reflect energy attacks.
  • Body Horror: Klunk is a horrific mishmash of what appears to be random cybernetics, gear, and biological glue. People tend to be horrified by his appearance in-universe.
  • The Brute: He's big, he's strong, he's angry.
  • Butt-Monkey: Started out as one of "the dregs of humanity"—a rather depressed and meek-looking man. One transformation later he's a semi-sentient pile of goo in humanoid form. Whatever was going wrong in his life, that probably wasn't an improvement.
  • The Dreaded: None of the Bionic Six are eager to fight him. His allies are also wary of angering him, or even working with him, since he's so unpredictable.
  • Dumb Muscle: Even dumber than Mechanic, and easily the strongest member of the team.
  • Easily Forgiven: He once interfered with Scarab's plans in order to save a creature he loved. Scarab took him back with a mild reprimand after he humbly reasserted his loyalty. Glove's protests at this were quickly silenced by a mean look from Klunk.
  • Gone Horribly Right: He was the first person Scarab mutated. He turned out so wrong (if incredibly powerful) that Scarab turned down the settings a bit for the others.
  • Hulk Speak: When he does say something intelligible, it's usually two words at best.
  • Interspecies Romance: In one episode Klunk falls in love with an intelligent jellyfish. It, doesn't work out.
  • Gonk: Klunk is the most inhuman of all the characters in appearance.
  • Mighty Glacier: The strongest, toughest, and slowest on the team.
  • Muck Monster: He can be sticky or super-hard as necessary.
  • The Unintelligible: Uuugugh! Klunk speak! Raaagh! No good! Glargh!
  • Was Once a Man: As mentioned, he became the least humanoid of Scarab's henchmen.

Voiced by: Frank Welkernote 


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