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    Buzz Lightyear 

Captain Buzz Lightyear

Voiced by: Tim Allen (The Adventure Begins), Patrick Warburton (in all other episodes)note 

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Buzz Lightyear is the hero of the Galactic Alliance, recipient of just about every known award for heroics, and greatest defender of the galaxy. A seasoned veteran, he knows how to handle most any situation, though sometimes his paranoia and ego can drive people around him a little nuts. But thanks to his smarts, he'll pull through anything the galaxy throws at him and his team.


  • The Ace: He is frequently shown as being the best Space Ranger. Heroic, skilled at anything a Ranger will do on the field, and having a keen mind.
  • Ambiguously Human: Despite looking human, he is never referred to as such.
  • Asskicking Equals Authority: As the leader of his team, he's often the one most likely to do well in a fight.
  • Awesome Mc Coolname: It's hard to deny that his name is kickass.
  • Badass Normal: He's a normal person from what we can assume and is still one of the most formidable members of the Galactic Alliance
  • Big Brother Mentor: Tends to play this role toward his teammates. 'First Missions' showed flashbacks of him acting as one towards Booster and Mira even before they became Space Rangers.
  • Big Good: As mentioned above, he's pretty much the Superman of the Galactic Alliance to an extent.
  • By-the-Book Cop: Buzz is usually fairly adamant in following the procedures and rules laid out in the Star Command mission manual. He knows them by heart too.
    Buzz: There's only one way for me to finish this mission: alone.
    Booster: But Buzz, that's against the rules! In the Star Command mission manual, it clearly states that no Ranger is to go into action without back-up. I think it's section 6 sub-section delta.
    Buzz: Actually it's section 6 sub-section gamma.
    XR: He's right, sub-section delta's the dress code. Incidentally, why can't we have nose rings?
    Buzz: Because nose rings are for punks, little mister.
  • Cannot Tell a Lie: At least, has major problems doing so.
  • Captain Space, Defender of Earth!: He's often considered "the galaxy's greatest hero."
  • Catchphrase: "Tooo Infinity, and Beyond!"
  • Chick Magnet: Quite a few women in the series have been attracted to him.
  • Experienced Protagonist: His series begins with him already being the top Space Ranger in the galaxy, and his main problem is that he doesn't have a partner that can keep up with him. At the end of the pilot, he realizes that what he needs isn't a partner, but a whole four-men team to face the dangers he goes up against.
  • Fake Defector: Masquerades as a bounty hunter named Shiv Katall, who works for Zurg in tracking down and destroying defectors from his ranks. In reality, he escorts them out of his clutches. This identity was later stolen by his evil self.
  • Famed in Story: Even in-universe, he is praised for his heroics.
  • Friend to All Children: Many children look up to him for being an amiable and selfless hero, and he likes them back.
  • The Good Captain: He always tries to be fair to his teammates.
  • The Good Guys Always Win: He is a very firm believer in this, and he gets proven right all the time.
  • Heroic Build: He has a large chest and is physically fit.
  • Incorruptible Pure Pureness: While not perfect, he is adamant about living a clean life and serving the side of good. One of the clear demonstrations of his goodness is that he singlehandedly reverts the Uni-Mind back to a good state after it has been corrupted by Zurg.
  • I Work Alone: His state of mind in the pilot. Shaken by the alleged death of his long-time partner Warp Darkmatter, Buzz decides that he must work alone so no one else dies on his watch and that is even when his colleagues have two great potential partners for him. By the end, Buzz changes his mind and makes a whole team instead of a duo.
  • The Kirk: Strikes a strong balance between keeping to the rules and knowing when he has to massage them a bit to achieve what he needs to do, as well as leading the team.
  • Lantern Jaw of Justice: He's a good guy with a huge chin.
  • Large Ham: He can be very dramatic on occasion, especially when going into spiels about Zurg and his evil plans.
  • Living Legend: Buzz is as legendary in his own universe as Captain Kirk, Luke Skywalker, and the Doctor are in theirs.
  • Never Bareheaded: Buzz never takes his purple astronaut skullcap off. Ever. Even when he was a child, he wore it.
  • Nice to the Waiter: He was on friendly terms with Booster even back when the latter was a mere janitor.
  • No One Gets Left Behind: He won't leave anyone behind if he can help it.
  • Not So Above It All: Sometimes, he can be just as reckless as his teammates.
  • One-Man Army: He can take down an impressive number of Hornet drones all by himself.
  • Properly Paranoid: He frequently accuses Zurg of being behind every possible evil deed, and he's almost always right.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Whenever his teammates are at each other's throats, he tries to be fair and to hear all their sides of the story.
  • Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right!: Though a stickler to the rules, he's willing to bend them if it's the only way he can do the right thing. That said...
  • Screw the Rules, I Make Them!: Whenever someone gets in his face about ignoring regulations his annoyed response is that he knows the regulations, he wrote half of them. The implication being that he's given himself the ad hoc authority to rewrite those regulations to suit his needs. His friends exploit this to keep him from charging recklessly or on his own.
    Buzz: I'm not wearing a nose ring! No one is wearing a nose ring! It's against the rules!
    Mira: Which obviously doesn't apply to you.
    Buzz: Of course the rules apply to me! The rules apply to everyone!
  • Socially Awkward Hero: He sometimes gets nervous and has trouble interacting with others properly, especially when dealing with women who are attracted to him.
  • Token Human: His teammates are two aliens and a robot. From what can be seen, he's most likely human. Then again, see Ambiguously Human.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Cosmic chili. He's shown in episodes like "Rescue Mission" and "At Large on a Small Planet" to be devouring this food.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: According to an episode involving clones, he's ticklish.
  • You Wouldn't Like Me When I'm Angry: When he gets mad, it can be quite shocking.
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    Mira Nova 

Princess Mira Nova

Voiced by: Nicole Sullivan

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Heir to the Tangean throne, Mira grew up under an overprotective and formal system of rule, save for a fling she had in her youth. That all changed when Buzz Lightyear saved her family from enslavement to Zurg. Inspired by him, she joined Star Command as a space ranger, quickly distinguishing herself among the rookies and being Commander Nebula's first pick for Buzz's replacement partner. Though Buzz took a few more partners than just her, she's still a strong and versatile ranger ready to tackle any challenge.


  • The Ace: The very first thing we see her do is not only survive the level of training Buzz usually uses (which defeated every single other trainee), but then pass the next one as well via ghosting.
  • Action Girl: She's the token female of the team and quite capable of kicking ass.
  • Awesome Mc Coolname: Her name is also badass.
  • Bizarre Alien Biology: Her species skin turns yellow while tanning.
  • Berserk Button: Calling other species inferior; see Fantastic Racism below for details.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: She may be easygoing, but it would be suicidal to tick her off.
  • Character Tics: Hers is stumbling over her words.
  • Compressed Hair: When wearing her hood, it completely covers up her long hair.
  • Deadpan Snarker: She sometimes makes remarks about her teammates' faults.
  • Fantastic Drug: In one episode, she discovers that ghosting through fusion reactors temporarily supercharges her psychic abilities and lets her shoot lasers from her eyes. However, she has to do this more and more frequently, and nearly gets herself killed trying to fight Zurg this way (this is what a coroner would call "death by misadventure"-the user thinks they're Superman but reality does not, with predictable results). Her father lets her know that he used to do it when he was her age, and still has occasional cravings, implying that it's a lifelong addiction that can be managed but never truly cured.
  • Fantastic Racism: Averted with Mira, putting her in a stark contrast to the rest of of her species who consider themselves superior beings due to their mental powers. She comes at odds with her father because of this.
  • Fiery Redhead: She has red hair and is perhaps of the most enthusiastic fighter of the group.
  • Green-Skinned Space Babe: The blue-skinned, entirely innocent edition.
  • Impossible Hourglass Figure: Even in space armor.
  • Intangible Man: Like all Tangeans, she can freely phase through solid objects. It is described as "ghosting power".
  • Interspecies Romance: With Romac, a Tangean Grounder.
  • Kick Chick: She often fights by kicking.
  • The Lancer: She is often second-in-command to Buzz.
  • Latex Space Suit: Her spacesuit is notably more form-fitting than the others'.
  • Long Hair Is Feminine: She's the token female of the team and she has long hair.
  • Love Hurts: She's rather distraught when her old boyfriend Romac turns out to be allying with those against the side she's on.
  • Missing Mom: Her mother isn't even mentioned.
  • Modest Royalty: From the way she usually acts, one would hardly guess that Mira is actually royalty. She prefers to be treated as just another space ranger than a princess.
  • Only Sane Man: She is frequently portrayed as the most sensible of the group.
  • Playing Possum: Her first scene in training involves her being overwhelmed by Level 10 training bots, but it's a ruse to allow her to ghost out of her suit and take out the bots her own way.
  • Rebellious Princess: She became a space ranger against her father's wishes. Unlike the king, she never looks down on another species.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: A princess who helps others as a member of the Galactic Alliance. Even more impressive is that she's become a Space Ranger, a very dangerous job at that.
  • The Smurfette Principle: She's the only female main character.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: By Tangean standards, anyways. Joining Star Command caused Mira to miss the opportunity to fully hone her powers, so she has to learn them through experience and accident.

    Booster Sinclair Munchapper 

Booster Sinclair Munchapper

Voiced by: Stephen Furst

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Booster was once a humble farmer until the day Zurg invaded his home. Buzz Lightyear swooped in to help, and together they saved the day. Joining the janitorial staff, and studying to become a full space ranger, the Unimind crisis eventually gave Booster his lifelong dream of being a space ranger right alongside Buzz. While not the brightest or the swiftest, his heart and strength make him a formidable foe for any enemy of Star Command.


  • Almighty Janitor: Was literally (the janitor part) one during "The Adventure Begins". While he frequently gets in trouble for unauthorized entry while being a janitor, he later proved his worth fighting along side Buzz, Mira and XR before becoming an actual Ranger himself.
  • Ascended Fanboy: Used to be a janitor at Star Command, who badly wanted to join the Space Rangers. After the pilot he gets to not only be a Space Ranger, but be part of Buzz Lightyear's squad.
  • Barbie Doll Anatomy: We've seen Booster naked three times, but two of them kept us from seeing his goods. However, if the episode "The Yukari Imprint" is to be believed, he has no external genitalia.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Booster is usually a very nice and kindhearted person, but getting him mad is a very dangerous thing to do.
  • Big Eater: The first time we see the team getting chow at Cosmo's, Booster's order is larger than everyone else's combined and disappears down his throat almost as fast as it can be put on the table.
  • The Big Guy: Addressed as such pretty regularly, too. He's the tallest, largest and heaviest member of the group, and his bulk alone is enough swathe aside whole crowds.
  • Bizarre Alien Biology: A plot point in "The Taking of PC-7", since the fact that his species brain isn't located entirely within their head renders him Immune to Mind Control. If you're curious the rest of it is in his butt.
  • Body Horror: His species is biologically hardwired to want to harvest "Bunzels", the crop his family raises. He morphs into a crab-monster when he's unable to do so, and returns to normal once he does.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: He's big, cheerful, and packs a punch.
  • Catchphrase: Early on, at least: "Hot rockets!"
  • The Call Put Me on Hold: He wanted to be a ranger so badly, he just never managed to pass the exam.
  • Comedic Underwear Exposure: Three times in the series ("The Adventure Begins," "Beasts of Karn," and "Millennial Bugs") Booster's underwear has been exposed. He wears Tighty-Whities in two of the three episodes, but in "Millennial Bugs," he wore white Boxer Shorts with little planets on them.
    • Averted with a side of Naked People Are Funny in "The Plasma Monster" where Booster after failing to neutralize Plasma Boy in his monster form with a component from the ship, Booster resorts to using his own spacesuit to contain Plasma Boy. The end result has Plasma Boy in Booster's suit, and a suitless Booster falling back to the ground, with no form of undergarments as he apparently went space commando that episode. Mira and XR's repulsed reactions to Booster say it all, despite the results of Booster's resourcefulness under dire circumstances.
  • Embarrassing Middle Name: Booster Sinclair Munchapper. Lampshaded by Mira and XR in the episode "Root of Evil"
    Mira: Sinclair?
    XR: I'm still getting used to Munchapper.
    Booster: At least I have a last name, X! R!
  • Gentle Giant: Zurg addressed him as such in "Lost in Time". In general, Booster is the nicest more peaceful of Buzz's squad.
    • Completely Averted in his Bunzel Beast form.
  • Immune to Mind Control: During "The Taking of PC-7", Booster was not affected by the Universal Personality Adjuster Torque put on him after stealing it from PC-7's warden. Subverted at first, as Booster contacts Buzz and Mira to announce that he has sided with Torque, he is holding the Warden, and the Galactic President as hostages, and he calls Buzz "Buzz-Boy". Double Subverted and Justified when he tells his team that the personality portion of his mind is not in his head, and that he was faking alteration to get Torque off guard.
  • Innocently Insensitive: Booster has had his moments where although he means well, he doesn't always realize the consequences his actions have on others.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: In "Strange Invasion", he befriends a little alien girl named Becky, whom he is still shown to be close with in later episodes.
  • Jabba Table Manners: Inverted while chomping down into a "Sloppy Jovian" in the episode "Rescue Mission," as he is a member of the Space Rangers, let alone Buzz Lightyear's team. Yet, he still spills sauce from his sandwich all over them.
  • One-Man Army: He is capable of taking out a group of foes by himself.
  • Sarcasm-Blind: This happens to him a few times where sarcasm just flies over his head.
    • In "Wirewolf", for example, he doesn't pick up on Ty's sarcasm after Buzz saves him from NOS-4-A2.
    Booster: "Right away, sir!" (He goes to call Star Command)
    Ty: (He blinks and does a Face Palm) "Sarcasm is lost on the big one."
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Sensitive Guy to XR's Manly Man. Booster is more selfless and amiable than XR usually is.
  • Shy Finger-Twiddling: Prone to this, when nervous.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Or Trademark Favorite Ingredient, as Booster is fond of anything containing the popular Jo-Adian grown vegetable, Bunzel.
  • Vocal Dissonance: Physically, at least. Booster's rather high-pitched and nervous sounding voice clashes with his hulking frame and tendency towards using his hands in combat, though Stephen Furst's performance fits his endearing, sensitive personality perfectly.

    XR 

eXperimental Ranger, "XR"

Voiced by: Larry Miller or Neil Flynn, depending on the episode
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The eXperimental Ranger, XR is a robot created by the LGMs to serve as Buzz's new partner, since as a robot, he'd be able to be fixed if anything bad happened to him. During his first field mission, he was obliterated by Agent Z, and due to the Unimind's theft, when the LGMs fixed him, there were a few... quirks in his new programming. Nonetheless, he remained committed to his original goal of being a space ranger, and was eventually taken on as part of Team Lightyear.


  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: Played with. XR is a far cry from his original programming to "Watch and Learn" after being destroyed the first time, but he still considers himself a space ranger for good.
  • All Men Are Perverts: He frequently hits on every attractive woman he encounters.
  • Came Back Wrong: Not that his original programming was anything to write home about, being limited to copying Buzz's every word and move, but the LGMs didn't quite manage to fix him properly after being disconnected from the Unimind, resulting in his current personality.
  • Casanova Wannabe: Hits on any female in the vicinity and succeeds about as well as you'd expect.
  • The Chew Toy: The amount of abuse that gets dished onto him is hard to believe.
  • Do-Anything Robot: He has a lot of gadgets built into him.
  • Fantastic Racism: Hates metal scavenging Vulturans, leading him into a "BATTLE FRENZY!".
  • Fun with Acronyms: The eXperimental Ranger. Even Commander Nebula once referred to him as the "eXpendable Ranger", much fitting to XR's reconstructability.
  • Good Thing You Can Heal: Buzz long refused any teammates due to his previous one being "killed". The LGMs created XR because, as a robot, they could easily fix him if he breaks. Naturally, he gets blasted into pieces quite often.
  • Guns Akimbo: Likes to roll into combat with a blaster in each hand, befitting his occasional flashes of arrogant showboating.
  • Hover Bot: XR's head floats above his trunk but below a clear dome. Since he's an Iron Butt Monkey on the show, this head is often the only part of him left intact, and it delivers a pithy observation about his destruction.
  • Iron Butt Monkey: He often gets damaged, but can be easily repaired. Also notably an intended part of his design, as he was created in part to help Buzz's fear that a new partner would simply get gunned down by Zurg.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Character flaws aside, he’ll do whatever it takes to do his duty to the galaxy and his crew.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Usually whenever he does his scams, they will be brought to the daylight or backfire on him.
  • Mr. Vice Guy: XR is cowardly, selfish, lazy, perverted, impatient, and runs scams behind Buzz’s back to make some extra cash for himself. Despite this, he’s still firmly on the heroes’ side and proven himself as a Ranger multiple times.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: He tends to provide comic relief through his egotistical ways and being subjected to comedic injuries.
  • Pulling Themselves Together: He sometimes has to reattach body parts after losing them.
  • Ridiculously Human Robot: A big case of Achievement In Ignorance as the then-disconnected LGMs manage to turn a fairly simplistic A.I. into a fully sentient robot with a whole range of emotions and quirks.
  • Robot Buddy: A robot who pals around with the rest of the group. He was initially supposed to be Buzz's only partner thanks to his repairable nature, but then the team grew.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Manly Man to Booster's Sensitive Guy. While Booster is a big softie, XR often has his moments of being lecherous and arrogant.
  • Token Robot: The only robot on the team, and the only robot Ranger, period.
  • Walking Armory: XR has a lot of guns under his shell, but he seldom uses them.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: Desperately seeks Commander Nebula's approval and recognition as his "son".
  • What Measure Is a Non-Human?: Commander Nebula hates robots, and believes a robot counterpart can't measure up to a real Space Ranger. The only reseaon his creation was approved was because the LGMs slipped in the related paperwork, knowing the commander will rush-sign everything.

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Other Space Rangers

    Commander Nebula 

Commander Zeb Nebula

Voiced by: Adam Carolla

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The founder and commanding officer of Star Command.


  • Ambiguously Human: In precisely the same manner as Buzz, right down to the purple head covering only they seem to have.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: Played with. While his skills have atrophied somewhat due to his age and being stuck behind a desk, he's still able to keep pace with Buzz when the two are on missions together.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: Even though he constantly expresses his exasperation with XR's antics and dislikes the idea of having a robot Space Ranger, he has shown that he acknowledges that the little bot has earned his place in Star Command and has gone out of his way to personally see to his safety when he was kidnapped. He'll still deny worrying when pressed about it.
  • Badass Mustache: He has a big mustache, though his eyebrows seem determined to keep pace.
  • Benevolent Boss: Every space ranger adores and respects him, including Buzz.
  • Bling of War: His space ranger suit is somewhat unique in that he has a golden crest on the chest instead of the standard buttons.
  • Cool Old Guy: Nebula may be completely gray, refer to Buzz as "son" and is apparently a founding member of the Galactic Alliance, but he's still a force to be reckoned with on the battlefield.
  • Da Chief: The beleaguered, near constantly angry and shouting superior to Buzz. He's annoyed by the antics and amateurism of the whole staff.
  • Desk Jockey: His rank forces him to spend nearly all his time dealing with the minutia necessary to run Star Command. He repeatedly and loudly states his displeasure in this situation and wishes he could spend more time back in the field but knows that the station can't function without him for long.
  • Famed in Story: Though it's been a while since he was an active Ranger in the field, his name still elicits a very similar reaction to Buzz's among the scum of the galaxy. Namely: fear.
  • A Father to His Men: He cares about the well-being of his Rangers.
  • General Ripper: Subverted. He's actually a very understanding and compassionate figure, even with his hot-headed personality.
  • Handicapped Badass: Losing his leg didn't slow him down much.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: His temper may be short, but he's a courageous, trustworthy and skillful Ranger, and makes his faith in Buzz and his team very well-known.
  • Just a Machine: Has a distaste for robots. Especially for the idea that one could do the job of a Space Ranger.
  • Leg Cannon: His peg leg fires laser blasts.
  • Parental Substitute: He signed both XL and XR's work order forms, so both view him as their father—much to his irritation.
  • Pen-Pushing President: As the Space Commander, he is forced to constantly do paperwork by his robotic desk, which he actively tries to avoid.
    • Such is his disdain for bureaucracy that he'll sign most official paperwork that crosses his desk without reading it. This is how the LGMs consistently get him to authorize projects, such as building robots XL and XR, they know he'd never approve otherwise.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: He has a reasonable amount of trust in Team Lightyear and knows what they are capable of.
  • Suddenly SHOUTING!: Has a habit of doing this.

    Rocket Crocket 

Rocket Crocket

Voiced by: Phil LaMarr

    Ty Parsec 

Ty Parsec

Voiced by: Steve Hytner

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  • Always Second Best: He resents Buzz for being better than him at everything.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Makes some sarcastic remarks about Buzz getting the glory while he's stuck with undesirable duties.
  • Distressed Dude: His reputation is of constantly being rescued by Buzz.
  • Fighting from the Inside: Ty managed to fight off the Wirewolf's instincts twice. Once he stopped himself from harming Buzz, the other was in attacking NOS-4-A-2 in retaliation for trying to harm Buzz.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: Ty resembles his voice actor, Steve Hytner, down to the brown hair, face shape, and lines around his mouth.
  • Our Werewolves Are Different: An accidental bite from NOS-4-A2 coupled with exposure to the energy radiating from an alien moon he was studying transformed him into the Wirewolf, a cybernetic lycanthrope with severe anger issues. Fortunately, while the Wirewolf can shred steel like paper and can make mincemeat out of Star Command droids, he cannot spread his curse to others on his own, limiting the damage he can do. The destruction of the moon seemed to break the curse, but apparently even the smallest chunk can transform Ty back into a monster.
  • Painful Transformation: He often screamed in pain whenever he turned into the Wirewolf.
  • Remember the New Guy?: He wasn't heard of until Buzz brought him up in a conversation and labeled him as an 'old buddy' from the Space Ranger Academy in "Wirewolf." This stems from the fact that Ty had been garrisoned on Canis Lunis, rather than serving on Star Command itself.
  • The Resenter: He harbors negative feelings toward Buzz for being better than him.
  • Slasher Smile: Sports one when he kills Nos-4-A2.
  • Tragic Monster: He is clearly shown to be distraught by his transformations into the Wirewolf and the destruction he causes while in that form.
  • Unknown Rival: Buzz had no idea how much Ty resented him.
  • Unwilling Roboticisation: His Wirewolf form is metal and wires to Ty's flesh and blood,

    Little Green Men 

LGMs

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Diminutive green-skinned aliens that staff Star Command, being the engineers and gadgeteer responsible for the technology of the Space Rangers.
  • Cowardly Lion: They can fight, but prefer to stay out of harm's way.
  • Ditto Aliens: They all look alike. In "Good Old Buzz", they mistake Mira for Booster and explain that the other characters all look alike to them.
  • Even Nerds Have Standards: One LGM has odd invention ideas, prompting his fellows to shake their heads and mutter, "Independent thinker."
  • Extra Eyes: The LGM have three eyes.
  • Fun with Acronyms: They're Little Green Men.
  • Hive Mind: Courtesy of the Unimind, allowing all Little Green Men can share thoughts and sensations, usually talking in unison and combining their intellect. Without it, they get disoriented and off their game.
  • Little Green Men: What do you think "LGM" stands for?
  • Mission Control: They often guide Team Lightyear through their missions through a communications link.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: When the "Independent Thinker" is kidnapped, they demand revenge and to accompany Team Lightyear on the rescue mission.
  • Sweet Tooth: They are occasionally shown to have a fondness for sweets. For instance, Buzz gets some unconscious LGMs to come to by unwrapping a candy bar and waving it in front of them in "Ancient Evil", while "42" had XR distract the LGMs using a bunch of candy.
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     42 

42

Voiced by: Joy Behar

The AI to Team Lightyear's starship that was given sentience as a result of an encounter between Team Lightyear and the Valkyran Raiders. XR develops a crush on her.


  • Girl of the Week: For XR.
  • Just Friends: She ends up turning down XR's offer to date after getting a new job building ships.
  • Last Episode, New Character: Sort of. She makes her first proper appearance in the Grand Finale.
  • Spaceship Girl: Team Lightyear's starship effectively is her body, but eventually her artificial mind is extracted from the ship and implanted into a personal robot shell.
  • Suddenly Voiced: After spending the series as a silent rocket, she gains the ability to speak after she becomes sentient.

Major Villains

    Evil Emperor Zurg 

Evil Emperor Zurg

Voiced by: Wayne Knight
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A self-proclaimed evil emperor, master of a whole empire centered around Planet Z. He dreams of conquering the whole galaxy, but Buzz Lightyear has thwarted his plans many times and the two have become archnemeses.
Tropes associated with Zurg:
  • Ambiguous Robots: He's covered head-to-toe in metal, he has glowing red eyes, and he has gadgets seemingly built into his body. On the other hand, he was affected by the gas in "The Crawling Flesh", and he claims to have had a grandmother. Maybe, like his inspiration Darth Vader, he's a cyborg.
  • Arch-Enemy: He is Buzz Lightyear's main enemy. In a bigger scale, he is also the galactic alliance's main threat.
  • Bad Boss: It's implied he's this, but while he does seems to see his minions as expandable he comes off as more of a Mean Boss as he usually manhandles them but not more.
  • Badass Cape: Reaches down to the floor.
  • Berserk Button: Anything related to Buzz. Also, he really, really hates being betrayed.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: As hammy as he can be, Zurg can match Buzz in a fight and his plans frequently endanger the galaxy. He is also perfectly willing to commit acts of great destruction and cruelty. A good example is the movie pilot. He almost wins.
  • BFG: If needed, Zurg can whip out the Ion Blaster at a given moment.
  • Big Bad: He is the central villain of the series.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: He is probably the biggest card-carrying villain in fiction, going as far as to commit atrocities for evil's sake. Naturally, he is often regarded by his full "Evil Emperor" title, and he wears it proudly.
  • Catchphrase: "CURSE YOU, BUZZ LIGHTYEAR!"
  • Cold Ham: Occasionally dips into this, usually when he's pissed. And it's pretty terrifying.
  • The Corrupter: He is so evil, he is capable of corrupting the Uni-Mind. It took Buzz's pure goodness to purify it. He also convined Warp Darkmatter to work for him as a double agent while still a Space Ranger.
  • The Corruption: During the pilot episode, he just has to dig his claws into the Uni-Mind to corrupt it and turn it into a mind control device.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Hidden is right, since we never see his face.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Against the local army of planet Roswell. It should be noted that he didn't even use his Hornets, it was just him!
  • Darth Vader Clone: He is an Affectionate Parody of Darth Vader, to the point where he fights with a red swordlike rod in one episode. Though unlike his Toy Story 2 counterpart, he doesn't seem to be related to Buzz.note 
  • Egopolis: Planet Z. Etc. Etc.
  • Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas: Zurg has some very fond memories of his Nana Zurg, who was plenty evil as well and always told his sound advice in order to get the work done.
    • He also seemd to have loved his mother, considering his dreams about her.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Surprisingly. He forms a very low opinion of Klerm.
    • He also wouldn't fall so low and do something like kidnapping politicians.
    "You know, it's twerps like you that give evil a bad name."
  • Evil Overlord: Right there in the name. Zurg is the master of his own vast empire that threatens the Galactic Alliance, which is so powerful a full assault from Star Command is an idea met with skepticism from Buzz.
  • Evil Is Hammy: He's as dramatic as they get.
  • Evil Is Petty: Yup.
    • When Buzz was making a final speech, Zurg called up a camera crew to film it.
    • He also cheats Commander Nebula out of a handshake.
  • Expressive Mask: His Darth Vader-esque mouthpiece is as fluid and expressive as an actual mouth, and the eyeholes commonly blink and change expression. It helps make his hammy posturing even more over the top.
  • Eye Beams: Is capable of this. He actually has two versions of this: One is a more normal laser beam, and the other is where his eyes glow and he super heats whatever he's looking at.
  • Galactic Conqueror: Zurg rules an entire empire spanning an unknown number of planets and is trying all the time to expand his empire.
  • Genius Bruiser: He can match Buzz in a battle, and is the mastermind of the show.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: If particularly angry, Zurg's eyes glow a brighter shade of red.
  • Good Colors, Evil Colors: Zurg is mostly purple with a grey and black cape and touches of red and green, contrasting the heroic Buzz's white, light purple, and light green.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: When not the main villain, he is usually behind every other bad thing going on out there.
  • Hand Cannon: He's got a three-barreled ion blaster, which he's quite proud of and is one of his most-featured weapons.
    Zurg: Your puny Star Command laser is pathetic! Let me show you a real weapon! (ZAPPP!!)
  • Hates Being Touched: DON'T. EVER. TOUCH. HIM.
  • Large Ham: He's loud, dramatic, and over-the-top. At times his ham is enhanced by gesturing and mugging (in contrast to the action figure version featured in Toy Story having a static robotic face, now his eyeholes and mouthpiece shift wildly).
  • Laughably Evil: Even as an emperor of evil constantly trying to wipe out all opposition against him, Zurg is a hammy, theatrical showman.
  • The Man Behind the Man: Most of the other villains either work for him or can trace their villainous origins back to him. Warp sold himself to Zurg and became his main agent. He built NOS-4-A2, had Gravitina attack a planet in her first appearance, reactivated XL, and had his scientists give Torque his power. He also opened the portal that allowed Evil Buzz (who is basically the Zurg of the other universe) to crawl into the main universe.
  • Obviously Evil: He could not look or sound more evil, even if he tried.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: While he is the show's villain, and can be genuinely evil from time to time, he is also very childish, obsessive and neurotic, for not mention self-aggrandizing and theatrical.
  • Purple Is Powerful: His main dress.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: His eyes are red and he's a bad guy.
  • Strange Minds Think Alike: At least twice, Buzz's paranoia over Zurg has lead to him making really out there theories about how current events are part of his plot, and Buzz has been proven right.
  • Super OCD: He had his features. He is also pretty neurotic.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: Has the opinion that his minions are all ineffectual morons. Which, in fairness, is pretty true.
  • A Villain Named "Z__rg": He's named "Zurg", so it's as worthy of the trope as can be. He tends to put his "Z" everywhere too, from the name of his planet to his henchmen.
  • You Have Failed Me: Lampshaded in NOS-4-A2's debut episode.
    Warp: Don't you have a strict "Failure means death" policy?
    Zurg: Normally, yes.

    Warp Darkmatter 

Warp Darkmatter/Agent Z

Voiced by: Diedrich Bader

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Warp Darkmatter, also known as Agent Z, was Buzz Lightyear's partner as a space ranger. However, he was also secretly a mole that was bribed by Zurg into working for him and he's become one of Zurg's top enforcers.
  • Affectionate Parody: Of the former friend who falls to evil archetype. Unlike more dramatic depictions of the trope, Warp has no tragic background or brainwashing excuse to justify his turn. He just finds evil more profitable and more fun, while openly mocking any other justification.
  • Artificial Limbs: His right arm was replaced with a robotic Swiss Army Weapon.
  • Beard of Evil: He has a soul patch.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: He has no problem referring to himself as evil.
  • The Comically Serious: He was a lot more serious as Agent Z, providing some of the more dry humor moments for the villains.
    Evil Emperor Zurg: I shall call you, Agent Z!
    Agent Z: That's stupid.
  • Darth Vader Clone: A former hero who undergoes a cybernetic transformation and acts as the enforcer to the Big Bad, complete with a deep voice and connection to the protagonist. He checks off plenty of the boxes.
  • Deadpan Snarker: He often makes sarcastic quips, most notably about Buzz being surprised by his betrayal.
  • The Dragon: For Zurg, especially in the pilot movie as Agent Z, until his identity was revealed. After being broken out of prison, he became Zurg's recurring enforcer for the remainder of the series.
  • Evil All Along: He is introduced as Buzz's comrade and friend and left for dead against Buzz's wishes. When they meet again, with Warp now under Zurg's employment, Buzz suspects he was being mind controlled. It's quickly revealed that he's been working for Zurg his whole career.
    Warp: Look, Lightyear, I've been on Zurg's payroll since the academy.
  • Evil Counterpart: His uniform, while dolled up, is shaped and functions just like a more aggressive Space Ranger suit, retrofitted with more weapons and the same jetpack technology. Explicitly laid out in the pilot movie.
    Agent Z: Agent Z to Zurg. They've sent Lightyear.
    Zurg: That's why I sent you.
  • Evil Feels Good: One of his stated motivations for allying with Zurg.
  • Evil Former Friend: He used to be Buzz's partner (although he was never really on Buzz's side to begin with). In an episode, Warp does come back to save Buzz, showing that there's a shred of decency in him though.
  • Evil Pays Better: The other of his stated motivations for allying with Zurg.
    Warp: Evil is just so much more profitable than good... and more fun!
  • Evil Sounds Deep: As Agent Z, his helmet deepened his voice and disguised his identity.
  • Faking the Dead: In the beginning of the pilot. Once he finds out about the Unimind, Warp is made a full time member of Zurg's forces.
  • For the Evulz: He freely admits that he works for Zurg because evil is both more fun and more profitable than good.
  • Friendly Enemy: He and Buzz are this by the end of the series; while still proudly evil, he mellows out towards Buzz and even pretends not to get Zurg's messages, letting Buzz go.
  • Helmets Are Hardly Heroic: While he went by Agent Z, he wore a helmet that disguised his identity and gave him and his armor overall a nearly identical resemblance to Zurg. However, he ditched it to reveal himself to Buzz to throw him off guard. Later on, Warp doesn't wear his helmet in his later appearances.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: He does this for Buzz in the pilot, but it later turned out to be ruse so he could officially join Zurg.
  • Meaningful Name: As lampshaded by Warp himself, it's rather appropriate that someone with the surname of DARKmatter is a villain.
  • The Mole: While he worked for Star Command.
  • Pet the Dog: Despite working for Zurg and taking pride in it, in one episode Warp comes back to save Buzz's life, proving there's still a shred of decency in him.
  • Rubber-Forehead Aliens: The only thing that's "alien" about him is his skin color.
  • Sell-Out: He willingly betrayed Star Command by selling out to Zurg because it benefited him more. He served as a double agent even before he left.
  • The Sociopath: He has no problem with betraying his own friends and, as mentioned above, openly takes pride in being evil.
  • Swiss Army Appendage: His cybernetic arm can transform into a different weapons, including a blaster and a flamethrower. He can also just shoot out his metal clawed fist as a missile.
  • Sympathy for the Devil: Buzz still believes Warp has some good in him, which does show in rare cases.
  • Token Evil Teammate: Even when he worked for Star Command, Warp was never a good person to begin with, since he was actually a spy sent by Zurg.
  • Unrobotic Reveal: As Agent Z, he looks almost identical to Zurg with his helmet and robotic arm. Zurg even describes him as being "a delightful blend of man and machine, with just a naughty touch of lingonberry". However, once Buzz subdues him, Warp ditches his helmet and reveals himself, much to Buzz's shock.
  • You Are Number 6: Before the reveal of his survival, Warp was dubbed Agent Z. He thinks the name is stupid, but Zurg is insistent on it as his own mother named him that.

    NOS-4-A2 

NOS-4-A2

Voiced by: Craig Ferguson

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A vampire-themed Killer Robot built by Emperor Zurg to destroy Star Command, NOS-4-A2 is designed to prey on other machines, draining their energy for his own use and taking control over them. Unfortunately for Zurg, he proved too ambitious and went rogue.


  • A.I.-cronym: Downplayed, it's not wholly an acronym, but it's probably no coincidence that the name of an evil (energy) vampire sounds like Nosferatu when spoken aloud.
  • Arch-Nemesis: To XR. No matter what appearance he has, he always goes after XR in some way. Either as a form of revenge or as a way to get his former servant back.
  • Breath Weapon: He can shoot blasts of blue energy from his mouth.
  • Catchphrase: "Lovely".
  • Evil Brit: Despite his voice actor being Scottish.
  • Evil Is Hammy: Nowhere near as bad as Zurg, but he has his moments.
  • Expy: He's basically Count Dracula if he were a Killer Robot.
  • Fangs Are Evil: He's got an impressive set that can even spin like drill bits.
  • Famous Last Words: When Ty Parsec claims his revenge.
    NOS-4-A2: "No! What are you doing?! No, you must obey me! I am your dark master!"
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: His eyes tend to glow when he feeds on energy, or when he's using his hypnotic powers.
  • Good Wings, Evil Wings: He possesses retractable bat wings, which are made of red energy.
  • Hand Blast: His first appearance has him shooting beams of blue energy from his hands that can animate other machines.
  • High-Class Glass: One of his robotic eyes is made large and round compared to his other slanted eye, giving the impression of a monocle.
  • Hypnotic Eyes: Or eye, rather: his large monocle-like left eye has some sort of hypnotic powers, as shown when he uses it to subdue the Wirewolf in his final episode.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: In his final appearance, Nos-4-A-2 is knocked back by an explosion and ends up impaled on some rubble. Then, he explodes.
  • Killed Off for Real: He finally bites it in "Revenge of the Monsters". Notably, he's the only villain to be killed in the series.
  • Knight of Cerebus: A downplayed example, since he still has a few comedic traits, but out of all the villains in the show, he's the one taken the most seriously, along with Evil Universe Buzz. He has proven to be among the most dangerous of Buzz's adversaries, almost single-handedly defeating all of Star Command in his debut episode. He was also responsible for Ty Parsec turning into a Wirewolf. In his final appearance, he transforms almost all the galaxy into Wirewolf slaves, living only as food for him to feast on until there's nobody left. He successfully takes over Zurg's home world with little effort, and almost kills Buzz. Tellingly, he's the only villain in the show to be Killed Off for Real; he was too dangerous to be left alive.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: A robotic "energy vampire".
  • Our Vampires Are Different: He is a robot rather than undead. He feeds off of the energy of other robots and can control machinery he has corrupted. He hates blood, but when a human is in the presence of radioactive moon stone, his bite can turn them into a wirewolf.
  • Punny Name: His name is leetspeak spelling for Nosferatu.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: He's a villain with red eyes.
  • Small Name, Big Ego:
    NOS-4-A2: Zurg led me to believe you were a foe to be reckoned with. He overestimates you.
    Buzz: Leave it to Zurg to create a villain more arrogant than himself!
  • The Starscream: Zurg created him to attack Star Command and is comparable to a father, but in the end, NOS-4-A2 conquers Zurg's planet to claim his inheritance.
  • Terms of Endangerment: He frequently refers to XR as “Little One”.
  • Unexplained Recovery: He "died" multiple times but continued to reappear until his final episode, in which Ty Parsec did him in for good.
  • Voice Changeling: In his first appearance he fakes a red alert at Star Command by imitating Commander Nebula's voice over the PA system.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: He and XL have a Villain Team-Up. But after converting much of the galaxy into Wirewolves, he threatens to consume XL, prompting a Heel–Face Turn on XL's part.

    XL 

XL

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The LGMs' first attempt at the Experimental Ranger program was a dismal failure, because the resultant robot went insane and started firing at random upon activation. Deactivated, the robot was placed in secure storage and all information on its creation was sealed away. After the formation of Team Lightyear, Emperor Zurg found out about the scrapped prototype and reactivated it. XL promptly went on a crime spree, stealing the most powerful robot components he could acquire in order to build a better body with which to take revenge on Star Command and, especially, his "little brother", XR.


  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: The reason why he was deactivated by Star Command. He was violent and crazy from the start.
  • Arch-Enemy: To XR. He takes any chance he can get to destroy his "better" little brother.
  • Beta Test Baddie: He was the first attempt at making a robot Space Ranger and is outraged that not only was he rejected, but that they made another to take his place while he gathered dust in storage. All of his plans are to take revenge on his creators and his "little brother" to prove he's the best.
  • Big Brother Bully: As Flawed Prototype to XR, he is this both figuratively and literally.
  • Cain and Abel: To XR. Since he is XR's prototype, they consider themselves brothers and XL despises him to no end.
  • Cardboard Prison: Lampshaded when one of the buttons on his arm is labelled "Break Out of Prison."
    XR: No wonder he keeps escaping.
  • Death Equals Redemption: Minus the death part, though NOS-4-A2 came close to subverting this.
  • Driven by Envy: The real motivation for all his villainy is his desperate need to prove he's better than the bot that replaced him.
  • Explain, Explain... Oh, Crap!: When NOS-4-A2 not-so-subtly implies he intends to feast on him next, XL desperately tries to justify their continued partnership, such as helping him take over Planet Z, or infiltrate Star Command... only to realize he'd already done all of those things. And NOS-4-A2 is looking at him with hungry intent.
  • Expy: Of Frankenstein's Monster, believe it or not. His body is made of parts from other robots, he has a desire to get revenge on his "father"/prove him wrong, and even being destructive when he doesn't mean too. He also undergoes a fairly sympathetic Heel–Face Turn during "Revenge of the Monsters."
  • Evil Counterpart: He's essentially an evil XR.
  • Flawed Prototype: Is also this to XR, having been created as part of the LGMs' first attempt to create a robot ranger. Precisely why XL is so crazy compared to XR is completely unknown, and even forms the basis of an episode, where XL captures XR to remove and transplant the one base component that that differs between them: the AFD. Which turns to be nothing but an Air Freshening Device, because the LGMs disliked XR's smell.
  • Genius Ditz: He can build some impressive devices and even come up with some impressive plans, but he's otherwise an idiot.
  • Heel–Face Turn: After narrowly avoiding betrayal from NOS-4-A2, he ends up returning to Star Command. His body is remade into a robot printer and he acts as a second robot "son" to Commander Nebula, much to Nebula's exasperation.
  • Hollywood Acid: XL's usual left arm ejects a highly corrosive blue acid that can eat through most substances in seconds. It was originally used in melting parts of asteroids for scientific research before XL stole it.
  • Hover Bot: Has a floating head, much like his brother.
  • Identity Impersonator: In the episode "Head Case", XL abducts XR and forcibly swaps their cranial processing units, allowing him to literally steal XR's identity by stealing XR's body as part of a plan to infiltrate and destroy Star Command.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Whilst XR's name stems from "eXperimental Ranger", we are never told what "XL" stands for.
  • Oh, Crap!: In "Revenge of the Monsters", when he realizes that he's reaching the point where NOS-4-A2 will no longer need him.
  • Punny Name: XL is a fitting abbreviation for "eXtra Large", a reference to his hulking pathwork body.
  • Psycho Prototype: The first thing he did upon activation was go on a rampage in Star Command's lab for no real reason. His mental issues only got worse when he was reactivated years later.
  • This Is a Drill: Has a giant, spiked drill in one of his arms.
  • Vile Villain, Laughable Lackey: The laughable lackey to NOS-4-A2's vile villain in "Revenge of the Monsters". XL is a comical villain while NOS-4-A2 is taken quite seriously by the standards of the villains in this show. They insist to each other they're partners, but it was clear all along who was calling the shots and who was likely to be eaten alive at any moment.
  • Villain Team-Up: With NOS-4-A2 in "Revenge of the Monsters". XL believes they're a Big Bad Duumvirate, but it's clear NOS-4-A2 calls the shots and views him as The Dragon at best, a pawn to be discarded once he no longer needs him.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: Like XR, he wants to prove his worth to Commander Nebula, but in an evil "You were wrong about me" way.

    Torque 

Torque

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Voiced by: Brad Garrett

  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: He’s wanted in all sectors. His crimes include “Terrorism, Smuggling, Arson, and Unpaid Parking Tickets.”
  • Badass Longcoat: A key part of his outfit is his brown duster, which he wears most of the time.
  • Brainwashing for the Greater Good: He ends up in a prison that was attempting to do this. He manages to use the brainwashing device on Buzz to turn him evil. When XR is tasked with fixing Buzz and has trouble reaching him, he uses the device on one of the Torques, giving him Buzz Lightyear's personality and resulting in him saving the day.
  • Expendable Clone: One Torque always survives, but it isn't uncommon for the others to get completely disintegrated.
  • Expy: For Lobo, whom he shares a voice actor with.
  • Extra Eyes: He has five of them.
  • Fingerless Gloves: He wears them, as shown in the pic.
  • Me's a Crowd: Zurg painfully integrates him with a device that allows him to create copies of himself.
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: Has an extra pair of arms, which he usually hides under his jacket for surprise attacks.

    Gravitina 

Gravitina

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  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: After Buzz kept rejecting her, she tried to hook up with Evil Buzz from the Alternate Universe, but he was just using her. In the end, Evil Buzz abandons her to her death while Buzz ends up being the one to save her, resulting in her hoping he can act more naughty in the future.
  • Astonishingly Appropriate Appearance: The Gravity Master has a super-huge head shaped like a planet, and the powers apparently stem from the head being so big.
  • Berserk Button: Don't make fun of her big head.
  • Butter Face: Downplayed. She has a curvatious figure and a lovely face. Her oversized cranium makes it difficult to focus on these, though.
  • Dating Catwoman: Has an unrequited crush on Buzz Lightyear, and once bestows her powers on him to try and get him to reciprocate.
  • Freudian Excuse: Gravitina is a villain because she's been driven mad by people harassing her about her oversized head and involuntary expressions of power.
  • Gravity Master: The Mistress of Mass, and all of its attractions. She can control gravity waves, hence the name.
  • Green-Skinned Space Babe: Teal-skinned, and quite attractive if you overlook the grossly oversized, spherical cranium.
  • Ms. Fanservice: G-rated version, but she does tend to be the most suggestive female character in the show and has the most revealing outfit.
  • Murder the Hypotenuse: Metaphorically phrased her plan to destroy Star Command as this when Buzz said that the "other woman" in his heart was Star Command.
  • My Brain Is Big: Gravitina's head is ridiculously round and swollen which is the source of her gravitational power— it even has its own personal ring to further the resemblance to a planetoid.
  • Power Incontinence: Gravitina can't fully control her powers, and has a tendency to accidentally "pick up" things with her natural gravitational field. The negative reactions this engendered, combined with the teasing over her oversized head, are what drove her to villainy.
  • She's Got Legs: Considering the PG-rated outfit she wears.
  • What the Hell Is That Accent?: It sounds like a mix of Russian, French, and German.

    Evil Buzz Lightyear 

  • Bastard Boyfriend: This to Gravatina. When the station is going to explode, he callously leaves her to die.
  • Beard of Evil: Sports a blue goatee. Gravatina makes note of it and finds it lovely.
  • Darker and Edgier: His entire universe is this. It's shown he has the Grubs and Brainpods under his command but unlike Zurg's, they are noticeably devoid of their counterparts' goofy and cowardly nature and more aggressive.
  • Disney Death: Twice. After being blown up and dropped into the sun, somehow he finds a way to get out.
  • Evil Counterpart: He is a version of Buzz who became Emperor of Evil.
  • Knight of Cerebus: The moment Evil Buzz enters the picture, the show suddenly takes a turn into Darker and Edgier territory. Not only has he conquered his universe through absolute subjugation and genocide, he also manages to take over the main universe's Star Command in a single surprise attack.
  • Never Found the Body: Buzz have this opinion since the last time he thought his evil doppelganger perished.
  • No-Nonsense Nemesis: Unlike Zurg. While Zurg was willing to ignore Buzz's team due to their leader's imprisonment in another universe, Evil Buzz refuses to allow even a single space ranger to live. It's easy to see this is how he managed to conquer his universe so swiftly.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: The Evil Buzz has Gravatina release sun quakes all over the Galaxy to kill billions of lives.
  • You Killed My Father: The alternate Mira reveals the Evil Buzz gunned down King Nova. It's also implied that he killed Booster's parents.

    Norbert Klerm 

Norbert Klerm

The CEO of Comp U Klerm, who though not quite a villain is still a danger to Star Command.


  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: He runs a company called Comp U Klerm and is often obsessed with wiping out Star Command.
  • Evil Redhead: He has red hair and isn't very nice.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: In "The Main Event", he prevents Zurg from easily killing Buzz not because he doesn't want Buzz to lose, but because he doesn't like fights that end too quickly.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: He tends to behave very childishly and often indulges in juvenile taunting.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Delivered to Klerm by Zurg, who really wasn't impressed with Klerm's plan to entertain himself by having Buzz and Zurg fight.
    Zurg: Little man, I tire of this entire exercise.

    Gargantian Militants 
  • Manipulative Bastard: The Militants frames Buzz and tricks him into believing that they would posing as the Galactic President with the goal that the former Space Ranger would assassinate for them. Thankfully, Buzz figures out the ruse on time.
  • Not-So-Well-Intentioned Extremist: They claim to want to regain Gargantia's independence but it's all a front to hide their tyrannical nature and letting peace happened means that they cannot torment others weaker than them like they used to.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: They are merely the size of action figures but they can still pack a wallop against the Space Rangers because they use their small sizes to their advantage. When Buzz and Booster are shrunk to the militants's size, the latter group are completely overpowered.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: Tremendor always rant in long-winded sentences which confuses all of his subordinates.

Recurring Characters

    The President of the Galactic Alliance 

The President of the Galactic Alliance

Voiced by: Roz Ryan
A two-mouthed female alien and the duly-elected leader of the free universe.
  • No Name Given: We only know her as the President.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: She has a tendency to shout and can be overbearing at times, but is generally a fair-minded and intelligent leader.
  • Sassy Black Woman: Well, actually green, but the principle is the same.
  • Too Many Mouths: She has two mouths, one above the other, and can speak with either one, as well as use both at the same time (see Voice of the Legion below).
  • Voice of the Legion: Occasional and non-evil example. She sometimes speaks with both mouths at the same time, usually when yelling or emphasizing a particular word of her sentence.

    Crumford Lorak 

Crumford Lorak

Voiced by: Jon Favreau
A sleazy resident of Tradeworld that Team Lightyear sometimes goes to for information.
  • Con Man: He likes to trick people out of their money. One notable example is in "The Return of XL", where he tricks XR into giving him money for the whereabouts of the Fixer and calls him a "sucker" after doing so.
  • Fangs Are Evil: He has highly variegated dentition, with pointy fangs scattered seemingly randomly among his other teeth. And while sometimes helpful, he is definitely a dishonest and morally corrupt character.
  • Gonk: He is one butt-ugly alien.
  • The Informant: He's typically the one our heroes turn to when they need information about illegal activities and criminals that have gone into hiding.
  • Most Definitely Not a Villain: When impersonating the Bathyosian senator in "The Yukari Imprint". Honestly, it's amazing nobody was suspicious.
    Crumford: After all, I-I am the senator! That's me, Senator Banda! Wh-wh-when people say "Where's Senator Banda?" I say "Right here!" 'cause that's who I am, the senator!...Banda.
  • Wild Card: He helps the villains and heroes alike as long as they either bribe or intimidate him enough. His only loyalty is to himself.

    Dr. Ozma Furbanna 

Dr. Ozma Furbanna

Voiced by: Linda Hamilton

  • Animal Wrongs Group. A one-person version of this. Her desire to study endangered dangerous animals on Karn superseded any desire to help others since, in her own words, she's not a "people" person. She tries to help Zurg rebirth an entire species of invulnerable galaxy-destroying acid-spewing bugs simply because they are close to extinction and she wants to protect them.
  • Dude Magnet: She got the attention of Buzz, XR, and even Booster in her first appearance.
  • Hartman Hips: She has wide hips.
  • Heroic Neutral: Her real loyalty is to the conservation of dangerous animals on her planet. Anything else is secondary. The only reason she helps as much as she does is that the heroes' goals tend to align with hers much more than the villains do.
  • Nightmare Fetishist: She often sported a look of absolute joy and ecstasy as she talked about or commented on the habits of horrific creatures she was interested in.
  • Not Good with People: Type 2. She cares about even the deadliest of predators, but tends to come off as being callously indifferent when sapient beings are in danger.
  • Opposites Attract: With Buzz. Buzz has feelings for her even though her intentions of preserving the ecosystem at all costs clashes with his desire to save anyone in danger.
  • Powered Armor: She uses an armored suit to survive in the jungle. She can hold her own against any danger.
  • Skewed Priorities: The aforementioned galaxy destroying acid spewing murderbugs mentioned above? She was afraid for them rather than the Capital Planet citizenry they were attempting to eat. Later, while on a rescue mission, she ruins it and nearly costs Mira and the President their lives... because she was worried about a monster that just ate her and Buzz, and it's offspring. Buzz even calls her on it.

    Cosmo 

Cosmo

Voiced by: Paul Rugg
The proprietor of the diner that Team Lightyear frequents.

    Sally 

Sally

Voiced by: Kerri Kenny

Cosmo's cute alien waitress that works at his diner.


  • Green-Skinned Space Babe: Yellow-skinned, actually and quite the cute one. Especially when Buzz blushes when they talked sometime.

    Ed 

Ed

Voiced by: Paul Rugg

A courier who has the uncanny ability to track down Buzz Lightyear and deliver his packages to him.


  • Catchphrase: "Have a nice solar cycle!"
  • Courier: Sometimes even called "Ed the Courier", and seemingly the only one in the entire galaxy, as he's used for deliveries even by the villainous XL and the Always Chaotic Evil Raenoks.
  • Noodle Incident: From the episode "Tag Team", when explaining why he needs a DNA sample from Buzz before he can give him his package:
    "New policy. A lot of evil hologrammic activity going on lately! Oh yeah, you ain't the only one who deals with villains!"
  • Unstoppable Mailman: No matter where the client may be, whether in space or on Tradeworld, Ed will find them and give them their packages.

    King Nova 

King Nova

Voiced by: John O'Hurley

Ruler of Tangea, and Mira's father. It was under his rule that Tangea finally joined the Galactic Alliance, though not without grumbling from many - including King Nova, who was uninterested in affairs beyond his homeworld until Zurg attacked the planet.


  • Fantastic Racism: Like most Tangeans he sees himself as a superior being. As the show goes on, he begins to lose this.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: At least in the early episodes in which he views all non-Tangeans as inferior creatures, and often expresses open disdain for Mira's "primitive" comrades. He also openly disapproves of her involvement with the Space Rangers. But ultimately, he really does love his daughter and wants what's best for her.
  • Pride: His greatest flaw, shared with most of the Tangean Royals.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: His actions in "Planet Destroyer" and "Supernova" confirm that he's willing to take action whenever lives are at stake.

    Brent Starkisser 

Brent Starkisser

Voiced by: Corey Burton

A news anchor who occasionally appears.


  • Awesome Mc Coolname: His name just rolls off the tongue.
  • Catchphrase: "LIVE!"
  • Intrepid Reporter: Though he doesn't fit the typical image, he does go to extremely hostile Raenok to cover the hostage crisis, and doesn't blink an eye at being punted face-first into a wall by Varg.
  • Luke Nounverber: Yeah.
  • Perpetual Smiler: He's constantly grinning.
  • Recurring Extra: He usually serves as an insignificant background character.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: In the episode "Dirty Work", he appears promoting the experimental Kitchen Flux 5000 on TV, leading Cosmo to order it, which in turn leads to NOS-4-A2 almost absorbing Star Command and causing an intergalactic war.

    Petra Hammerhold 

Petra Hammerhold

Voiced by: Nikki Cox
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Senator Hammerhold's daughter.


  • Bare Your Midriff: Her outfit has her wearing an 80's-esque loose-neck t-shirt that exposes her midriff.
  • Berserk Button: Mira and XR firing a beam at Plasma Boy was enough to trigger her berserk button.
  • Bratty Teenage Daughter: Of a prominent senator, though she does get better over the course of the episode, as her obnoxious behavior is largely due to her father shipping her off to Military School just to keep her away from her boyfriend.
  • Dating What Daddy Hates: For some reason, her father is strongly against her relationship with Plasma Boy, which is why he's sending her to Star Command.

    Romac 

  • The Atoner: Romac promises to Mira that he'll right his wrongs in an effort to win her back.
  • Bounty Hunter: Romacs’ profession, he’s good enough to not only get his quarry away from Star Command and Buzz Lightyear, but also escape Zurgs’ clutches with said quarry.
  • Heel–Face Turn: With a push from his quarry, Brainpod 57, Romac turns against Zurg. Note that this only
  • Honor Before Reason: Romac's philosophy. He can't quit a job until it's done even if it meant opposing his former girlfriend much to his chagrin.
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: Romac's a Tangean Grounder and Mira's a Tangean Royal. So, a lot of people, especially King Nova would not be happy with this union.

    Sheriff 
Voiced by: Stephen Root

    Becky 
Voiced by: Russi Taylor

  • Children Are Innocent: She's sweet, caring and just outright adorable. No wonder Booster was so endeared to her.
  • Expy: Given her appearance, she seems to be based on Webby from DuckTales (1987). The actress who plays Becky also plays Webby as well.
  • Hidden Depths: Turns out following her first appearance, she has developed remarkable technical expertise when she rigs communication to Boosters galaxies away. Of course, Booster may have taught her how to do it but it's still accomplishment one for her age.

     Dr. Animus 
Voiced by: Tony Jay

  • Fiery Redhead: He sports a most impressive set of eyebrows above his glasses and an even more impressive mustache. The fiery redhead part is subverted however by his calm personality.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: His mannerisms and voice are based on that of Sigmund Freud.

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