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    Cajun Fox 
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Voiced by: Paul Schoeffler

A fox very reminiscent of a certain Looney Tunes character. Only the fact that he's a fox, has shades, and actually would have gotten his prize if it weren't for a slapstick chase with a certain cowardly dog.


  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: He wears oversized sunglasses.
  • Affably Evil: He generally sports a relaxed and laid-back personality, though he sometimes becomes demented when his goals are in danger
  • Amusing Injuries: All part of the episode he's in being a Looney Tunes-esque take of the show.
  • Born Unlucky: HE thinks he's Born Lucky. He's wrong, as evident by the abuse he endures while Courage tries to rescue Muriel from him.
  • Butt-Monkey: Constantly suffering misfortunes goes hand-in-hand with being a Wile E. Coyote Expy.
  • Cartoony Eyes: An exaggerated example. Just one of his eyes is as big as his head. No wonder he wears those shades.
  • Catchphrase: "Whoo yeah!"
  • Cool Shades: He wears sunglasses to cover his comedically oversized eyeballs.
  • Cordon Bleugh Chef: Despite the fact that the recipe sounds like a list of what one would throw into witch's cauldron, his Cajun Fox Stew is apparently superb.
  • Cunning Like a Fox: He can be sneaky though he fails at being wily enough.
  • Curse Cut Short: While inside a slowly sinking steamroller, "That dog is a real pain in the a*blub blub*"
  • Evil Chef: His inclinations towards morally questionable culinary art are so strong, that even when he becomes a member of a Legion of Doom, his methods always involve some kind of cooking: he hangs Muriel over a cauldron which he has wanted to do for a long time and uses hot-chilli pierogi as projectiles. And of course his weapon of choice for finishing off Courage is a meat-cleaver.
  • Evil Is Hammy: He shows a neurotic side whenever something doesn't go the way he wants it.
  • Expy: He's similar to Wile E. Coyote in a few ways, particularly in that he's motivated by his appetite.
  • Gonk: Without his shades on, he's pretty weird-looking.
  • Hammer Space: It's a wonder how his sunglasses are able to fit over his ginormous eyeballs.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Due to his own bad luck, he often gets hurt by his own actions.
    • The ending actually implies he got cooked into his own stew, but he survived this.
  • Lean and Mean: His thin body makes one wonder how often does he savour the recipes he concocts.
  • Leitmotif: His is a cheery harmonica and washboard tune.
  • Motive Decay: His original intent was only to cook Muriel into a stew. When Eustace recruits him for his Legion of Doom, he wants revenge on Courage like the other villains, and mostly ignores Muriel though he probably kept her as dessert.
  • Ragin' Cajun: He speaks with a Cajun drawl, and he's quite a dangerous fellow.
  • Renaissance Man: He's apparently a good chef, a police fox, an ace pilot, and a very fast runner.
  • Rhymes on a Dime: His favorite seems to be "I got a stew to do," since he says it no less than three times.
  • Sinister Shades: His shades cover his bulging, oversized eyes.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: He boasts about being born lucky when it is obvious that such a claim is far from the truth.
  • Southern Gentleman: Very polite and genteel for a villainous man-eater.
  • Strong as They Need to Be: Throughout the episode, he has no trouble lifting Muriel above his head and running at full speed. At the end, he has trouble just lifting Muriel into the pot. Which happens to be what leads him to not winning.
  • Sunglasses at Night: The entire cartoon he's in takes place in a day, but he's seen without them only a few times, even in his den.
  • To Serve Man: His attempt to stew Muriel is what drives the plot of his episode.

    Demon in the Mattress 
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Voiced by: Jim Cummings

Demon described as Exactly What It Says on the Tin. When someone sleeps on the bed, he possesses their body by making their skin green, and their hair red. He can only be ousted by an incantation.


  • 2D Visuals, 3D Effects: The hearse that delivers the mattress is obviously animated in CGI.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: Considering he's a demon whose only purpose seems to be possessing people who buy the mattress, he's really got no choice and no care but to be unashamed of and willing to admit his malevolent nature.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Sometimes. Particularly when Eustace fails through the incantation.
  • Demonic Possession: He possesses Muriel, and Eustace in the ending.
  • Einstein Hair: Muriel gets them when he takes over her body.
  • Evil Is Hammy: Has some hammy dialogue just as suddenly as he returns to whispering. Probably because he is having the time of his foul existence. And he's voiced by Jim Cummings.
    Demon: It would be lovely...if I could have...a cup...of...TEA!!!
  • Evil Laugh: One of the most memorable in the series as he has a hell of a laugh at everyone else's expense.
  • Evil Redhead: While possessing Muriel, it makes her hair turn red.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: When possessing Muriel, it gives her a gruff male voice.
  • Expy: Of Pazuzu from The Exorcist, toned down significantly for a kid's show, of course.
  • Faux Affably Evil: He has polite mannerisms, but it still doesn't do anything to hide his nature as a malevolent demon.
  • Fiery Redhead: Okay the hair isn't technically his, but he is hot-tempered and looks like this while inhabiting Muriel.
  • Laughably Evil: This is one demon who makes a riot out of a Demonic Possession. He puts the heck in heckling as all of the things he does after taking over a host are aimed at childishly teasing and trolling all related individuals. He doesn't take himself too seriously either, as he pretends wanting to get something out of himself and whisper something in the victim's ear only to prove that the one thing that he wanted to get out of himself was vomit.
  • Nightmare Face: A hideous face can be seen on the mattress. Also, the weasel pulls this whenever he hisses.
  • Our Demons Are Different: An evil spirit who at first inhabits a mattress.
  • Shout-Out: Everything the demon does in Muriel's body is very similar to what happens to the girl in the film The Exorcist.
  • Troll: It is not known how typical this behaviour is where he comes from, but he surely likes to mess with people and make them expect the worst only to do something innocuous. Like asking for a cup of tea in a tone of voice that would make one think that he is going to ask for a cup of blood.
  • Who Writes This Crap?!: Eustace recites this part of the exorcism chant with bewilderment:
    "Kick 'em in the dishpan, hoo, hoo, hoo?!"
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    Freaky Fred 
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Voiced by: Paul Schoeffler

Muriel's nephew. At first glance, he just seems to be a crazy, creepy barber. But deep down he's much worse then that. He speaks in his mind and speaks normally in rhymes, but he has basically an obsession (and possibly a fetish) for cutting every single hair off someone. When he cuts Courage's hair he doesn't stop until just the hair on Courage's tail remains.


  • Affably Evil: If he weren't someone who seems to have a strange satisfaction in cutting every single hair on someone you would think he was just a normal creepy barber that thinks/speaks in rhymes.
  • Alliterative Name: Both parts of his name begin with F.
  • Anime Hair: Has wild, unkempt hair.
  • Anti-Villain: Type IV. Unlike most villains in the show, Fred never has any murderous intent with his actions; it's just a sick fetish he can't resist.
  • Bald of Awesome: Appears to be slightly balding.
  • The Barber: He's a barber for a living. Or was, until he started shaving his customers bald and got hauled to the nuthouse.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: His large eyebrows contribute to his wild appearance.
  • British Teeth: He's got some pretty bulgy teeth.
  • The Cameo: Makes a single-scene appearance at the end of Ball Of Revenge when he inexplicably appears on the TV Courage just turned on after dealing with a Legion of Doom of some of his previous villains.
  • Catchphrase: He frequently says "NAAAUUUUUUUUUGGGHHHTTYYY."
  • Cloudcuckoolander: A very mentally disturbed example, but his obsession with shaving people bald, makes him one of the strangest characters in the show.
  • Creepy Children Singing: At one point, a choir of these take over his Leitmotif.
  • Department of Redundancy Department: Eustace's description of Fred is kind of redundant.
    Eustace: The freak's a barber. A freeeaky barber. With his own freaky barber shop. Where freaky things happen. Freaky barber things!
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: His obsession with shaving heads as a gag looks a lot like a PG analogue of much darker humor.
  • Einstein Hair: Indicative of his messiness and ironic for someone who is obsessed with cutting hair.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Subverted with his girlfriend, who left him after he shaved off her hair (he doesn't seem too bothered by this). Implicitly played straight with Muriel, who dotes on him and whom he seems to genuinely like (at least enough to visit her with no apparent ulterior motive, having not known Courage was there until after he entered the house). He shows no interest in shaving her (or Eustace but that's likely because he's already bald).
  • Everyone Has Standards: He refuses to shave Courage's tail, because he considers it "weird."
  • Evil Brit: Subverted. He has a British accent, and his behavior is both unsettling and inappropriate, but he isn't really evil.
  • Expy: He is essentially a Lighter and Softer version of Sweeney Todd.
  • Fetish: He has a weird obsession for shaving hair.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: Fred gives off many creepy vibes, because he kind of acts like a sex offender.
  • Harmless Villain: The only "threat" Fred poses is just shaving all the hair off someone, and going about it in a very creepy way. Otherwise, he has absolutely no murderous intent and is a rather nice person.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: Towards the end, he says something about Eustace having an "ebullient charm". It's not clear why, since Eustace was very cold and inhospitable towards him.
  • Inner Monologue: Most of Fred's dialogue is one. He only speaks a couple times to the other characters, and even then it's just short sentences like "you shouldn't play in the toilet," and "Coouuurage...your haaaiiir."
  • Leitmotif: The creepy music box in the background serves as his theme music.
  • The Mentally Disturbed: Was a patient at the "Home for Freaky Barbers." At the end of the episode, he goes back and he doesn't even understand it that way, calling the orderlies "landlords" and the ambulance "private room".
  • Noodle People: He's drawn with long and thin limbs and torso like most normal human characters on the show.
  • Nothing Is Scarier: Even though he did nothing but just shave hair, he STILL managed to scare a lot of kids.
  • Obliviously Evil: Possibly. He doesn't seem to see his actions as anything worse than "NAAAUUUUUUUUUGGGHHHTTYYY".
  • Perpetual Smiler: Wears a constant grin, which adds to his creepiness.
  • Poke the Poodle: He was a mentally unstable barber whose major vice was only shaving too much hair off his victims. Still, the show managed to make that really creepy.
  • Rhymes on a Dime: Most of his episode is his internal monologue, in which he speaks in rhyme.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: He has a very refined and poetic speech pattern, which only highlights his insanity and how differently he perceives the world.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: Wears a nice green suit.
  • Shout-Out: To Sweeney Todd. He also resembles Beetlejuice.
  • Slasher Smile: Has a creepy smile, although it also looks like a Cheshire Cat Grin.
  • Sophisticated as Hell: He speaks in Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness for most of his poem, but one line was "And so I figured 'What the heck?'"
  • Traumatic Haircut: Gives an embarrassing haircut to Courage.
  • Verbal Tic: Just about all his monologues end with him saying "NAAAAUUUUGHTYYYY..."
  • Wicked Cultured: Quite eloquent and well-spoken and dresses in a smart tweed suit.

    Weremole 
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Voiced by: John R. Dilworth

A creature that moves underground and mainly preys on rabbits. But if it bites a human or perhaps other creatures that survive its bite, they turn into a weremole themselves. The only way to cure a transformation is to get a hair off the original weremole and get it into the affected person's mouth. Presuming you can get lucky enough to get either the Weremole or the victim without getting bitten yourself.


    Horst's Box Demon 
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Voiced by: N/A

The demon who lived in the box that Eustace's dead brother left behind as an inheritance.


  • Ambiguously Evil: This demon looks quite menacing, but after dragging Eustace into its box, Eustace finds that he has landed in a huge pile of money, much to his greedy delight. The only problem is that he has nowhere to go to spend it.
  • Bigger on the Inside: When Eustace gets trapped inside the box, he finds himself in what appears to a pocket dimension filled with a vast sea of money.
  • Chest Monster: It's a (seemingly) malevolent spirit that lives inside a suitcase, and wants to pull in any person who opens it.
  • Eldritch Abomination: There's no telling what exactly this thing is, and its arms and hands are the only parts that are visible.
  • The Faceless: Only its long, gigantic arms are shown.
  • Nothing Is Scarier: WHO KNOWS WHAT THIS THING LOOKS LIKE?!
  • The Spook: No explanation is given for how Horst acquired this cursed money box, or why he gave it to Eustace (aside from most likely just being a jerkass trickster who was messing with his brother's head again).

    King Ramses 
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Return the slab, or suffer my curse...
Voiced by: John R. Dilworth

The ghost of an Egyptian pharaoh who places a curse on any thief who takes his tomb slab. The first curse being a flood, the second being a really loud, catchy song coming from a record player, and the last being locusts that eat anything.


    The Clutching Foot 
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Voiced by: Paul Schoeffler (Big Toe), Arnold Stang (small toes)

Mobster-like foot fungus monster that is created from a strange infection that overwhelms Eustace. The Big Toe is the mob boss, while all the rest are followers with no different personalities except maybe for the Pinky Toe.


  • Body Horror: This thing is a parasitic foot fungus that completely engulfs Eustace's body. It's just as gross as it sounds.
  • The Brute: To itself, oddly enough, as it is a gang of 5 all in one, and does the heavy lifting itself.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "Yeah, see."
    • "Or the fat lady gets it!"
  • The Ditz: The Pinky Toe. Compared to the Big Toe who is the schemer and the three middle toes who have no personality, he's a bit slower on the uptake.
  • Enemy Without: He was originally Eustace's foot. But in his second appearance, he shows up as his own entity. Last time he was seen growing in Courage's tongue so it is not clear how he managed to find another foot to take over and return. Well considering the series...
  • Eyes Always Shut: All the toes appear to be squinting to make the classic gangster stereotype even more obvious.
  • Festering Fungus: One that doesn't just stop at infecting people's feet.
  • The Mafia: They act and sound like stereotypical American mobsters from the Prohibition/Depression era.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: The big toe talks like Edward G. Robinson in one of his iconic gangster roles.
  • The Runt at the End: The Pinky toe is not only the smallest of the group, but also the slowest into getting into the act. While the other three just speak in unison and repeat what the Big Toe says, he stands out by repeating in delay and then asking some incongruous question.
  • Stating the Simple Solution: Pinky Toe suggested they Just Shoot Him in "Ball of Revenge", and was reprimanded by the other 4 toes for his simple-mindedness, when everyone else had something more special for their greatest enemy in mind.
  • Toilet Humor: Whenever he squeezes Muriel, she farts.
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    The Goose God 
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Voiced by: Paul Schoeffler

A god who is Exactly What It Says on the Tin. He desires love and a worthy queen to be wed to. He gets a crush on Muriel and tries to take her as her queen. At least until he hears the sound of the horn of Eustace's truck.


  • Anything That Moves: He's a bird god who wants to get with a human, and later a motor vehicle. Which, due to a later Call-Back, seems to have stayed a functional relationship. Sounds about right, considering.
  • Evil Is Hammy: He talks like a Shakespearean actor and gesticulates like an opera singer.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: A rather impressive baritone, as befitting a goose god.
  • Expy: Of the Greek god Zeus. He even has the same lust for mortal women.
  • Feathered Fiend: A bird who isn't exactly evil, but is definitely a jerk.
  • Green Thumb: He can create an endless field of flowers.
  • Immortality Immorality: He ultimately decides to kidnap Muriel when he can't win her over, because he feels like it's his right as a god.
  • Interspecies Romance: His episode centers around him trying to woo Muriel. He later settles for a pickup truck though. Then again he is a deity, so the goose is merely his chosen form, and the interspecies is between divine and mortal.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: He refuses to take Muriel's "no" for an answer.
  • Jerkass Gods: He's a deity who feels entitled to whomever he lusts after.
  • Large Ham: From his hyper-dramatic soliloquies to his ridiculously showy attempts to impress Muriel, nothing this guy does is subtle.
  • Odd Job Gods: He's basically a divine bird-man, who's apparently the God of Gooses.
  • Physical God: A cartoony Zeus parody, to be exact. Also a goose for whatever reason.
  • Rhymes on a Dime: Not only in his dialogue, but also in the poem and the song he writes for Muriel.
  • Shock and Awe: Can form and throw lightning bolts at will.
  • Smug Snake: As you might expect from a god, he has nothing but contempt for mortals. With the exception of Muriel.
  • Toothy Bird: Has a rather disturbing toothy grin, despite being a goose. Justified in this case, since he's not actually a bird, just a god that looks like one.
  • Wicked Cultured: Writes music and poetry and sings opera. Also kind of a jerk.

    Queen of the Black Puddle 
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Voiced by: Susanne Blakeslee

A siren/succubus-like monster who lives in a black puddle. She lures in men to her puddle and eats them.


    Errol van Volkheim 
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Voiced by: Paul Schoeffler

Benton Tarantella's late partner-in-crime. Tarantella plans to raise Volkheim from the dead as another zombie, to try and eat Muriel together.


  • Film Felons: Volkhiem and Tarantella posed as ordinary filmmakers, killing people to create snuff films.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: As they are zombies after all, Errol and Benton attempted to eat Muriel.
  • Karma Houdini: Seriously, how does a murderer of twelve people get released on "good behavior", while his partner rotted in prison for the rest of his life? And when he returns as a zombie, we can see that he's still evil as ever.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: His name and vaguely German-ish accent are based on real-life silent movie director Erich von Stroheim. His first name may also allude to documentarian Errol Morris.
  • Our Zombies Are Different: Like Tarantella, Volkheim retains his intelligence and personality as a zombie, but also gains a taste for human flesh.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Courage manages to foil their evil plot by editing the film script, so they release Muriel unharmed. Tarantella and Volkheim argue, and then they leave the house on their separate ways.
  • Serial Killer: When they were still alive, Volkheim helped Tarantella murder 12 people. But Volkheim somehow managed to get paroled from prison.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: He doesn't even return during Tarantella's second episode. Then again, he did say at the end of Tarantella's first appearance that he was through working with him.

    The Precious, Wonderful, Adorable, Lovable Duckling 
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Voiced by: Arnold Stang

A baby duck who hatches from an egg on a cooking pot, who develops a love for Eustace. So much so, that he tries to eliminate the one person who likes Eustace just as much as he does: Muriel.


    The Eggplants 
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Bobby Ganoush and Ratatouille
Voiced by: Jim Cummings (Bobby Ganoush)

Large group of living eggplants that believe Muriel is a great evil that must be extinguished. But they won't attack until they are ordered by The Great Eggplant to do so. They become nicer when water finally drops and their vines grow.


  • G-Rated Drug: Water mellows them out.
  • Heel–Face Turn: They become more benevolent when the soil becomes more wet.
  • Nice Hat: Bob O'Gonoush and Ratatoullie. The latter has a Commissar Cap, the former has a strange-looking toque.
  • Plant People: They are anthropomorphic vegetables after all.
  • Shout-Out: The Great Eggplant may be directly or indirectly be based on The Great Pumpkin.
  • Take a Third Option: Once they capture Muriel, they can't agree whether to fry or grill her and only reach a consensus when one eggplant says, "Why don't we bake her?"
  • To Serve Man: They intend to cook and eat Muriel.

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    The Great Fusilli 
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Voiced by: Jim Cummings

An alligator stage owner that finds people wishing to make famous stage stars/actors and make him puppets on his stage for an audience that actually isn't even there. When they act on stage, strings come down from the masks and transforms them into puppets.


  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: An anthropomorphic crocodile with a hat and a cape.
  • Con Man: He tricks people into joining him as actors, with promises of fame and fortune, only to transform them into puppets.
  • Deal with the Devil: He convinces people to sign on with him, promising to make them stars, but really intending to turn them into puppets.
  • Evil Is Hammy: He acts very dramatic, not only because he's a stageowner, but because he's evil as heck.
  • Evil Laugh: He lets out a long, triumphant laugh as his stage turns Muriel and Eustace into puppets.
  • Evil Puppeteer: A travelling puppeteer who manipulates people into joining him so he can turn them into puppets.
  • Hellish Pupils: His pupils are noticeably slit-shaped. They lend him a sinister glare that is absolutely fitting for his wicked personality.
  • High Collar of Doom: His Ominous Opera Cape includes a pink collar that, along with his wide hat, completely covers the back of his head.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: His own stage turns him into a puppet.
  • Living Doll Collector: He turns people into puppets and keeps them hung up backstage.
  • Lizard Folk: He is an anthropomorphic crocodile.
  • More Teeth than the Osmond Family: Having a lot of teeth is to be expected from an alligator/crocodile. All the things he does are not...
  • Never Smile at a Crocodile: This crocodile proves to be one of the most vile antagonists in the show.
  • Nice Hat: Wears a wide-brimmed blue hat with a purple band and a long white feather.
  • Ominous Opera Cape: Wears a long purple cape, fitting for such a dramatic stage actor. Of course, it's also fitting considering how evil he is.
  • People Puppets: His stage literally turns people into puppets. This is also how he meets his end.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: Implied. The way he "plays" with puppet-ified Muriel and Eustace is reminiscent of a cruel kid, and the fact that there are so many unused puppets backstage indicates that he just throws them there when he's done playing with them.
  • Purple Is Powerful: His cape and collar are purple.
  • Sadist: What else do we call someone who enjoys turning everyone he meets into lifeless playthings of his, and feels good as the master puppeteer of corpses?
  • Top-Heavy Guy: He has a barrel chest that tapers down to an extremely tiny waist.
  • Wicked Cultured: Apparently has an artistic bent, despite being a psychopath. Given the loquacious speeches he gives even when used to deceive, he certainly didn't get this theatricality out of Nowhere.
  • Yellow Eyes of Sneakiness: His shifty yellow eyes are an early hint that he's bad news.

    Robot Randy 
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Voiced by: Peter Fernandez

A robot from a whole planet of militaristic robots, who acts differently from the rest. Instead of wanting to destroy things, he wants to pick up a hobby/job of making wooden reindeer. He is at first ridiculed for this, but when it turns out to be a great business, he is more accepted when he gets back to his planet.


  • Alien Invasion / Robot War: Randy's people invade other planets for a living. He's given the task of finding a planet to conquer in order to prove his worth; so he chooses Earth. He never moves beyond seizing the Bagge farmlands though.
  • All of the Other Reindeer: He isn't well-liked by the rest of his kind. Ironic that he makes reindeer, no. In fact he's also red colored... hmm.
  • Companion Cube: He regards his wooden reindeer dolls as his friends.
  • Disintegrator Ray: His head is a dome that contains a large laser cannon, which he uses to incinerate Eustace multiple times.
  • Duels Decide Everything: He is defeated, not through combat, but in a dance battle with Courage.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: He's among the monsters and villains seen in the show's opening in the first season even though he doesn't appear within the series until season two.
  • Genius Bruiser: Despite being a giant, destructive robot, he's rather gifted when it comes to woodcarving.
  • Humongous Mecha: He's a giant alien war robot, though fully autonomous.
  • I Just Want to Be Special: He's not really interested in invading other worlds like his fellow robots, he just wants to whittle and make reindeer dolls.
  • Large Ham: Due to his voice actor doing a rather dramatic Christopher Walken impression.
  • Made a Slave: He enslaves the Bagge family and forces them to build statues of his likeness.
  • Normal Fish in a Tiny Pond: He may not be as impressive as the other robots, but in Nowhere, he's still a Humongous Mecha with lasers.

    Shwick 
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Voiced by: Paul Schoeffler

An anthropomorphic cockroach who invites the Bagge family to a dusty hotel room in New York City, where just on the wall is a mousehole-sized door that has something in there that is never directly known as all that's left of its victims are bones. Shwick is also a wanted criminal, and to hide his tracks he hires Courage to deliver a present to a scary apartment with rooms full of horrible things (one including a certain Violin Girl).


  • Berserk Button: Calling him "Bushwick" sets him off. He prefers to be called "Shwick". Just "Shwick".
  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: He is an anthropomorphic cockroach.
  • Brooklyn Rage: From the real world Brooklyn neighborhood Bushwick. You can call it Bushwick, but not him.
  • The Comically Serious: A large part of his appeal is that he is always speaking in a conspicuous and sinister tone even while participating in a hair-length contest with Eustace or changing a danger sign with a skull to a not be afraid one with a smiling face.
  • Creepy Cockroach: One that's as big as a human.
  • Do Not Call Me "Paul": Not "Bushwick". "Shwick". Just "Shwick".
  • Early-Bird Cameo: He doesn't appear until season two, but is one of the monsters and villains seen in the show's opening in the first season.
  • Fat Bastard: Fat and very, very much a crook.
  • Goofy Print Underwear: Amusingly wears boxers beneath his gross cockroach skin. And he is very proud of them.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: It doesn't take much for his rough and violent temper to be seen. Just a broken squeegee and he immediately declares war on Courage and somehow comes to the conclusion of being double-crossed, when a whole freaking train broke into his apartment.
  • Nothing Is Scarier: "Ya see dese bones? Ya wanna know what made dese bones? Ya don't wanna know what made dese bones."
  • Obviously Evil: The funniest thing about him is that he couldn't look more guilty if he tried. He is a giant cockroach with a shifty demeanor who lurks in a dark alley and only Courage is even close to suspicious.
  • Serial Killer: Whatever's living in that mousehole, Shwick's clearly fed a lot of people to it.

    Basil 
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Voiced by: Jim Cummings

A deranged and confused burglar who is very prone to mood swings and personality shifts. Sometimes he's convinced that the Bagges are his own relatives.


  • Affably Evil: When he thinks that the Bagges are his family, he's very nice to them.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: He, rather randomly, enters delusions that the people he's trying to rob are his extended family. It could be anything from dissociative identity disorder to schizophrenia.
  • Anti-Villain: He's an aggressive thief, though he's very mentally ill, so it at least partially excuses his crimes.
  • Ax-Crazy: The crazy part of this criminal speaks for itself, though Fish-Crazy would be more accurate.
  • Badass Normal: He was one of the very few antagonists on the show that was nothing more than a normal human. A terminally confused human wielding a fish, but a human nonetheless.
  • Blatant Burglar: He is never seen wearing anything other than his domino mask and burglary clothing even when he gives up this way of living.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: To the point where even Muriel agrees with her husband that he's nuts. His major goal in life (which he eventually succeeded in) was to be an electric eel masseuse. Yeah.
  • Domino Mask: He never gets up without it.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: He first appears in "The Shadow Of Courage" as one of Courage's Imagine Spots when he believes the titular shadow is a burglar.
  • Evil Brit: In his "hardened criminal" identity, he's a thug with a Cockney accent. Subverted with his other affable personality.
  • Lantern Jaw of Justice: Complete with "chin-butt".
  • The Mentally Disturbed: On a comparable level to Fred, it's clear this guy has issues.
  • Nice Hat: A knit hat to fit his burglar outfit.
  • Perma-Stubble: He is always slightly unshaven like your typical prisoner.
  • Shamu Fu: His Weapon of Choice is a fish.
  • Split Personality: It sounds imposssible but in truth he manages to invert and its other people that he splits in his mind. At first he behaves like a hardened criminal but then he adopts a very Affably Evil demeanour towards the Bagges and then he goes back with the aggression. The reason is that its not his personality that really changes but rather his understanding of who the surrounding individuals are: his victims become just as suddenly his relatives and partners in crime as back to who they really are.

    Mayan Baker 
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Voiced by: ???

A mummy who was once the royal baker for a Mayan queen, who was a past incarnation of Muriel. He came back recognizing Muriel as the Mayan Queen, and Eustace as the Royal Pooh-bah, and looks for revenge.


  • Artistic License – History: The ancient Mayans didn't usually mummify their corpses — although that could be explained as it being inflicted on the baker as a punishment — and South American mummies weren't wrapped in bandages like their Egyptian counterparts. Tangentially related, although obviously meant as a joke, Pooh-Bah isn't an actual rank in Mayan society (or any society for that matter). It's a character from a Gilbert and Sullivan light opera, a very high ranking minister of state...in Japan.
  • Body Horror: The description of his torture invokes unsettling imagery regarding his anatomy. Including his mouth sewn shut. And keep in mind the steps that go into the mummification process.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: In spite of making his full debut in season two, he can be seen in the first season's opening.
  • Frame-Up: It was the Royal Pubbah who caused him to be mummified, as he was stealing cookies behind the queen's back, and the baker had tried to stop him. Once Courage has the scene re-enacted (via hypnosis), only this time ending with the Pooh-Bah revealed as the culprit, does he finally find peace.
  • Mummy: A rare Mesoamerican example of an undead preserved corpse.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: All that can be seen of his face are glowing red eyes.
  • Show Some Leg: Hilariously hitched a ride by exposing his leg to Di Lung and it worked, despite the fact that the sexy leg obviously belonged to a centuries-old rotting corpse.
  • Shown Their Work: The ancient Mayans did believe in reincarnation, so it makes sense that an undead Mayan with a grudge would go after the ones he thinks are the reincarnations of the ones who wronged him.
  • The Unintelligible: Due to having been dead and mummified, he can't speak properly or clearly. Having his mouth stitched closed probably doesn't help.
  • Tragic Villain: He never actually harms anyone. All he really wants is vindication for being wrongly punished centuries ago. Once Muriel — hypnotized to think she's the Mayan queen — exonerates him, he is satisfied, and only demands a warm blanket to rest in as compensation.

    Doctor Gerbil 
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Voiced by: John R. Dilworth

A vacuum salesman who actually uses his products to capture people for experiments with his many products.


    Mustafa al Bacterius 
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"My name is Mustafa al Bacterius. I am inside the brain of Muriel. I have come a great distance to sabotage your mission. You humans are not satisfied with messing with your own planet, you feel the need to mess with space also. Well, if the sun wants to fizzle, let it. We like it dark. So, get a flashlight and some D cells, cause it's lights out, space clowns!"
Voiced by: Arnold Stang

A microscopic alien who tried to prevent the Bagges from fixing the sun.


  • Fish Eyes: His eyes are crossed.
  • Gag Nose: He has a bulbous nose.
  • Gonk: He's pretty ugly.
  • Knight Templar: He believes that Earthlings have no right to mess with the natural order of outer space, even if it's for good intentions.
  • Mind Control: He hijacks Muriel's brain to sabotage their mission.
  • Solar CPR: His episode centered around resuscitating the Sun.

    Katz's Mutant Jam 
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Voiced by: ???

A recipe of sentient jam that Katz cooks up in order to terrorize his rival in a cook-off, Muriel.


    Monks 
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Voiced by: Arnold Stang (Monk Leader)

A clan of hooded men who guard the Hat of Gold Eustace tried to get his mitts on in one episode.


  • Eyes Always Shut: It's not clear if they're doing that on purpose or they're suppose to be some sort of East Asian sect.
  • Fat Bastards: Perhaps implied that they are very gluttonous for people who chose an ascetic way of living.
  • Gag Nose: All of them have bulbous noses that poke rather conspicuously out of their hoods.
  • Gonks: They're pretty odd-looking even for this show.
  • Hypocritical Humor: They hate vanity, but as shown at the end of the episode, they are rather vain.

    The Captain 
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Voiced by: ???

A mean-spirited captain who mans the ship the Bagges use to see Carmen the sea monster (see below). Little do the Bagges know he's trying to capture Carmen.


  • Ax-Crazy: He's obsessed with hunting a sea monster who is actually harmless.
  • Con Man: He offers a free peaceful river cruise to the Bagge family, only to have them shanghaied into becoming his crew.
  • Dressed to Plunder: Seriously, he is like a sketch from a child's drawing book about pirates.
  • Evil Is Hammy: He is hammy to the point of drooling.
  • Jerkass: He abuses his crew, especially Courage. He's also a jerk for trying to kill Carmen.
  • Pirate: He turns out to be a river pirate, rather than a cruise boat captain.
  • Talk Like a Pirate: What else could he talk like, a nanny?

    Kangaroo Monster 
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Voiced by: Lionel G. Wilson (Kangaroo Eustace), Marty Grabstein (Kangaroo Courage)

A giant, prehistoric kangaroo. In one episode, Eustace and Courage turn into these after receiving bone transplants from the remains of this ancient creature.


  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: The Kangaroo Monster is gigantic. Kangaroo Eustace even gets to kidnap Muriel and go on a rampage through cities around the world.
  • Kangaroo Pouch Ride: Eustace carries Muriel in his pouch at one point.
  • Takes One to Kill One: Courage turns himself into a kangaroo monster to fight Eustace.
  • Transformation Horror: A prehistoric kangaroo bone being surgically transplanted into Eustace was the cause of everything.
  • Villainous Legacy: The Kangaroo Monster itself has already become extinct; the main conflict in the episode centers on Eustace becoming the Kangaroo Monster as a result of the surgical implant.

    The Alien 
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Alien
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Alien's Master
Voiced by: ???

An alien who tries to extract the essence of kindness from Muriel for his master in an attempt to achieve galactic conquest.


  • Aliens Are Bastards: He turns Muriel into a nasty Jerkass, and conspires with his master to take over the galaxy.
  • Brain Monster: His body consists only of an exposed brain, two eyes, and three tentacles for limbs. His master is an even larger brain-creature.
  • Emotion Eater: His tentacles can drain one's kindness into a liquid form, which he then gives to his master for some kind of galactic domination scheme.
  • Heel–Face Door-Slam: He turns nice and polite after getting splashed with kindness, even helping Courage and Muriel escape his master. Courage rewards him by blowing both him and his master up with a Cartoon Bomb.
  • Hugh Mann: Like many other villains, he fools Muriel and Eustace with a poor disguise (in his case, a fedora and trenchcoat); despite how painfully obvious it is that he isn't human or any sort of Earthly creature.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Meant to make him resemble "It" from A Wrinkle in Time. Neither are pleasant beings.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Unwillingly, after getting splashed with some of Muriel's kindness. He immediately releases both Courage and Muriel and lets them leave.
  • Starfish Alien: He and his master are definitely some of the more bizarre-looking creatures on this show.
  • Verbal Tic: Often replies to others with "Yes".

    The Whip 
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Voiced by: Lionel G. Wilson

Eustace portrayed as a villainous cowboy who wielded a whip in an Imagine Spot for a story Muriel was reading.


    Jeeves Weevil 
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Voiced by: Paul Schoeffler

A rather gentlemanly anthropomorphic weevil who treats his hosts seemingly well, but he actually drinks their vital fluids slowly to feed himself. If you're a Dragon Ball Z fan, it reminds you a lot of a certain other nightmarish insect-like creature. Only Weevil's is even slower.


  • Affably Evil: He acts very polite. Always offers to help yet it turns out that what he really does is to offer himself more helpings.
  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: He's a 6-foot-tall insect. After Courage defeats him, he shrinks down into a normally tiny weevil.
  • Big Eater: Besides feeding on human body fluids, he also seems to enjoy boiled broccoli, to the extent that he'll eat it even if it's rancid and been between his toes for a week.
  • The Butler Did It: He's posing as a butler just so he can eat Eustace and Muriel.
  • Catchphrase: "I don't want to impose..."
  • Con Man: He's most likely not actually a butler, just a rather sophisticated imposter.
  • Evil Brit: Sounds like a classic English gentleman.
  • Half-Dressed Cartoon Animal: Especially odd because he's wearing full evening dress otherwise. Just no pants.
  • Horror Hunger: He drains Eustace and Muriel of their body fat and blood, which gradually causes them to shrivel up into emaciation (with Eustace eventually crumbling into a pile of dust).
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Courage tricks him into rather grossly drinking his own body fat, turning him into a harmlessly small bug.
  • The Jeeves: His name is even "Jeeves Weevil".
  • Lean and Mean: With blood though he satisfies his Horror Hunger.
  • Nice Hat: He wears a top hat.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: He has red eyes even though the effect is rendered moot by the fact that they are compound eyes.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: He dresses like a quintessential gentleman, aside from the fact that he's really a big bug.
  • Smug Snake: He never loses his smarmy tone or haughty confidence, which his manners actually complement, except at the very end when Courage finally figures out how to beat him.
  • Wicked Cultured: His refined dress and manners are just a cover for the fact that he's a life-stealing insect.

    The McPhearson Phantom 
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Voiced by: ???

A ghost who haunted the Bagge household one day to torment Muriel and Eustace in order to destroy their marriage.


    The Harvest Moon Spirit 
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Voiced by: Fred Melamed

An evil spirit who warns the Bagge family (especially Eustace) that they must grow a plant on the farm "or else".


  • Bald of Evil: He has no hair, but does have a very nightmarish presence.
  • Bargain with Heaven: He appears because the Bagges pray to him on the festival of the Harvest Moon to help their crops grow, but they never have anything to offer in return. He decides to take their entire farm in compensation.
  • Black Eyes of Evil: There is no light in those eyes, the devil's eyes...
  • Catchphrase: "Get... ouuuuut."
  • Deadpan Snarker: Makes some dry remarks to Eustace about his ineptitude as a farmer.
  • Demon Head: He manifests as just a big, floating head actually.
  • Eldritch Abomination: All we know about this mysterious spirit is that he's some sort of agricultural deity. And a very creepy, angry, sinister one to boot.
  • Evil Is Hammy: He wouldn't have been complete without a thundering presence.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Incredibly deep, even sounding nightmarish.
  • Genius Loci: The spirit's power was causing the entire household itself to attack Eustace and Muriel.
  • Knight Templar: His only concern is making sure that Eustace, as a self-described farmer, actually grow a crop for the first time in years. Threatening to kill him and his wife if he fails.
  • Medium Blending: A real live-action head was used to make him, adding a filter over him to make him look spookier.
  • Mind over Matter: Uses telekinesis on household objects to attack and intimidate the Bagges.
  • Secret Test of Character: His dialogue when he departs suggests that he was simply trying to encourage Eustace to grow something on his own rather than relying on The Spirit for help. Eustace, being irascible, stubborn, and incompetent doesn't get it, so Courage has to bail him out.

    The Sand Whale 
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Voiced by: Arnold Stang

A sand whale who has a vendetta against Eustace's father Ickett for stealing his accordion. In which it has become a family heirloom according to Eustace's mother.


  • Catchphrase: "ICKETT?! ICKETT BAGGE?!"
  • Evil Is Hammy: He's not all that evil, just a little too intense with his grudge against Ickett. But he sure is dramatic.
  • Expy: An inversed expy of Captain Ahab due to being a whale who's obsessed with getting even with a human who took something from him. In this case, he is satisfied when he gets his accordion back. At which point Ma Bagge turns into the Ahab to get it back.
  • Large Ham: Both literally and figuratively in this case, as he's dramatic in speech and also very huge, being a whale and all.
  • Sand Is Water: For him, sand is possible to swim through like water.

    Dr. Zalost 
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"If I can't be happy, nobody can!"
Voiced by: Paul Schoeffler

An depressed scientist who created cannonballs that can put anybody in a negative mood. He uses his moving tower that has tons of cannons to fire them around town. He has a pet rat that he simply calls Rat.


  • Amazing Technicolor Population: He has green skin to reflect his sorrowful mood. But after he eats Muriel's plums, it changes to a healthy natural color to showcase his newfound happiness.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: His eyebrows take up a good third of his face.
  • Creepy Crossdresser: Downplayed, but he wears high heels.
  • Evil Laugh: When he does laugh, its a textbook example.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: One of the deepest voices in the show. And very evil.
  • The Eeyore: He suffers from severe depression.
  • Greed: Subverted. He asked for an enormous sum to turn the people of Nowhere back to normal, but this wasn't out of a desire for material wealth. He did in the hopes that the money would bring him happiness.
  • Heel–Face Turn: After eating Muriel's "happy plums", he becomes a cheerier and nicer person.
  • Hypocrite: Zalost berates humanity for being selfish, after he literally just stated that no one deserves to be happy if he can’t.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: A strange positive case where no matter how unhappy he is, he still considers plums to be his favorite. This ends up helping him when he stops to try Muriel's happy plums, and needless to say, they're the best he's ever had.
  • Lean and Mean: Short, thin, and deeply unhappy.
  • Mad Scientist: Though he's more unhappy than unhinged.
  • Meaningful Name: "Zalost" means "sorrow" or "sadness" in Slavic languages.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: He notably loses his red eyes when he loses his depression.
  • Sore Loser: He and Courage get into a round of Hangman. Courage manages to correctly guess the word. He growls that Courage cheated and fires a cannon at him. (To clarify, it was a four letter word with two "O"s as vowels and he had a cannon as an obvious clue).
  • Thin Chin of Sin: He has a rather pointy chin.
  • Took a Level in Cheerfulness: Thanks to Muriel's "happy plums", he finally loses his depression.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: According to him, plums were already this before he ate Muriel's.
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: Dr. Zalost is a clinically depressed Mad Scientist envious of other people's happiness. Desiring to make everyone as miserable as him, Zalost rains cannonballs down on Nowhere, converting its denizens into hollow shells of their former selves. Even when the mayor of Nowhere relents and pays him handsomely to cease his attack, Zalost decides to continue it after noting that the money still didn't make him any happier.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: His is a rather sickly red-violet color.
  • You Said You Would Let Them Go: Despite the mayor paying Zalost over $33 billion dollars, Zalost goes against his word to turn the people of Nowhere back to normal. It is less out of malicious lying but the rationale that the money didn't help make him happy.

    Rat 
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Voiced by: Arnold Stang

Dr. Zalost's assistant.


  • A Dog Named "Dog": A rat named Rat.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: He and Zalost don't seem to get along very well until they each end up having some happy plums, which makes Zalost help calm down the now baby Rat by giving him a hug.
  • Minion with an F in Evil: Inverted. He's pretty good at doing Zalost's dirty work, but he's awful at doing the one thing that Zalost really wants him to do: giving hugs. after the happy plums help get rid of their negative qualities, it seems Zalost is better at giving him hugs.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Just like his master. Unlike his master, he keeps them when he's turned good.
  • Rodents of Unusual Size: He's pretty large for a rat to begin with, being about the same size as Courage. After getting hit with one of Zalost's unhappy cannonballs, he grows into a huge monster. But after swallowing some happy plums, he shrinks down to a baby.
  • Silent Snarker: Never says a word, but his contempt for Zalost is made perfectly clear by the annoyed groaning sounds he makes.
  • Throw The Rat A Bone: After getting turned into a baby, he's constantly seen crying throughout the episode until the reformed Zalost cheers him up at the end.
  • You Dirty Rat!: A rat assisting Dr. Zalost in robbing everyone of happiness.

    Maria and Manuel "Mano" Ladrones 
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Maria
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Mano
Voiced by: ???

Maria is a Mexican thief who crossed paths with the Bagges once. Her partner-in-crime and husband, Manuel "Mano" Ladrones, is, true to his nickname, a disembodied hand.


  • Beauty Mark: Maria has a beauty mark on her cheek.
  • Con Man: Maria. She takes advantage of Muriel's good nature to assume her identity, then frame her for a theft she committed.
  • Criminal Doppelgänger: Maria is a criminal who looks like Muriel.
  • Evil Counterpart: Invoked. Maria changes her appearance to look like Muriel to frame her.
  • Evil Hand: Mano is just a large, disembodied hand.
  • Fat Bitch: Maria is as obese as Muriel, but has none of her genuine niceness.
  • Meaningful Name: Mano is a disembodied hand, and his name is Spanish for "hand". Likewise, the duo's surname, "Ladrones", is Spanish for "thieves".
  • Outlaw Couple: Maria and Mano are a pair of married criminals.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: Maria's Muriel disguise shouldn't have fooled anyone due to her beauty mark, lack of glasses, dark skin, and reddish eyes, yet everyone believes Muriel committed the crime due to Maria leaving behind several of Muriel's personal belongings at the scene of the crime.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Maria. Though her eyes are more of an orangish-red, it's still close enough to count as this trope.

    Mecha-Courage 
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"Bow-wow."
Voiced by: ???

A Do-Anything Robot with a paint job resembling Courage's, made by Di Lung in order to make "better dog". It does everything right that Courage can do. Courage challenges it to a fight when it starts ruining and taking over his life, and wins by pure endurance and determination.


  • Always Someone Better: As Di Lung boasts, Mecha-Courage can beat Courage at anything. Subverted as it is a machine, and it has to run out of juice sooner or later.
  • Catchphrase: Its monotone 'barking': "BOW-WOW."
  • Evil Counterpart: A mechanical Courage without any of the love of the real Courage.
  • Informed Species: Looks absolutely nothing like a dog, he looks more like Rumba someone glued fake ears on.
  • Jerkass: It has no remorse for any of Courage's pain, beating him within an inch of his life. To the point where it's arguably one of the most hateful villains on the show.
  • Robot Dog: Designed to be a perfect "dog", despite barely looking like one.
  • Robot Me: A robotic counterpart to Courage. Although the only real parallels between the two are their color schemes.
  • Robot Names: Is called Mecha-Courage to distinguish itself from the real Courage.

    The Raccoon Twins 
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Voiced by: ???

Two mischievous raccoons who terrorized Courage and the Bagges when they went camping.


  • The Cameo: They are seen among the audience of animals during Eustace and the Buck's game of Hunt for Knowledge in "Farmer Hunter, Farmer Hunted".
  • Dark Is Not Evil: They're pretty damn mean, but not evil.
  • Identical Twin ID Tag: Their eye colours. One has orange eyes and the other has blue.
  • Nightmare Fetishists: They enjoy scary movies.
  • Rascally Raccoons: Their pranks are a bit more mean-spirited than is normal, but it fits.
  • Ridiculously Cute Critters: Especially when they're watching a movie with Muriel.
  • Shout-Out: Possibly to the Twins from Peter Pan, who were both dressed as raccoons. Their designs are this to Avery, a racoon from a rather obscure Dilworth short made for preschoolers (yes, you read right).

    Velvet Vic 
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Voiced by: John R. Dilworth

An old singer whom Eustace was a big fan of. His spirit is trapped in a record, and he comes out when played. He sought a victim to replace himself as a prisoner to his music.


  • Amazing Technicolor Population: He has light purple skin.
  • Catchphrase: He frequently says "DRAAAAAGSVIIIILE..." whenever something bad happens.
  • Disco Dan: He seems to come from a long time ago, probably the mid-20th century, when Eustace was young.
  • Evil Redhead: He is pretty ruthless, which may explain why Shirley imprisoned him.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: His spirit was sealed within one of his records.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: Always dressed for a concert.
  • Slasher Smile: He always has this big and unnatural grin, which makes him look both fake and unctuous, especially when he imprisons old ladies to save his skin.
  • Totally Radical: He speaks entirely in 1950s hepcat slang such as "Dragsville" and "Groovy-yo, daddy yo!"

    The Storm Goddess and Duncan 
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Voiced by: Ashley Albert (Storm Goddess)

A weather goddess who lost her dog, Duncan. She mistakes Courage for her lost pet, and chaos ensues.


    The Sandman 
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Voiced by: ???

A thin man who like other portrayals of The Sandman, is like the god of sleep. However, he has so much difficulty trying to sleep, that even his herd of sheep can not get him to lie down. So he chooses to take Muriel's sleep, literally from under her nose.


  • Amazing Technicolor Population: He has blue-gray skin.
  • Badass Cape: A high-collared affair that looks really cool when he flies with it.
  • Comically Missing the Point: When Courage discovers the Sandman stole Muriel's sleeping sand, he refuses to let the Sandman go to sleep until he returns it to Muriel by blocking the Sandman from his bed. Sandman complains the bed's not big enough for both of them. Ironically, the bed looks really big and seems to have more than enough area for both of them in such a scenario.
  • Domino Mask: A classic, eyes-whited-out version. Who he'd need to protect his identity from is an open question.
  • Evil Brit: Subverted. He's not evil, he just wants to be able to sleep.
  • Lean and Mean: Very thin and the antagonist of his episode. But he's not a bad guy; he just really wants to get some sleep.
  • Nice Hat: A pointy wizard-esque hat.
  • Nice Shoes: A pair of pointy elfin shoes.
  • Noodle People: It's particularly notable when he flies, and his whole body flaps in the wind like a limp noodle.
  • Pointy Ears: Much like everything else on him, really. It's meant to give him a fey, elfin look.
  • Public Domain Character: He's The Sandman himself.
  • The Sleepless: His scheme is mainly because he can't sleep himself. Turns out the reason he lost his natural ability to sleep was because he lost his teddy bear. When Courage finds it by pure luck, the Sandman returns Muriels sleep.
  • Smug Snake: He comes off this way when Courage meets him, mostly because he's a little pissed that he was woken up from his first sleep in years.

    The Computer Virus 
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Voiced by: Arnold Stang

A sentient malware program who plagues The Computer one day and somehow takes Muriel hostage.


  • Expy: Resembles Mustafa al Bacterius from "Mission to the Sun". He's even voiced by the same person.
  • Gag Nose: His nose is bulbous.
  • Gonk: He has a comically ugly countenance.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Vinegar is his favorite, which is fortunate when he is informed what the gelatin given to him is made of.
    Computer Virus: Vinegar? Why didn't you say so? I love vinegar!

    The Valkyries 
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Voiced by: ???

Wandering valkyries who mistake Muriel as their lost sister.


    Conway the Contaminationist 
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Voiced by: ???

A very, very old man who claims that he extended his lifespan through terrible hygiene. He attempts to get Eustace and Muriel to adopt his lifestyle, but it makes the family miserable.


  • Ambiguously Evil: It's not entirely clear if he thinks his lifestyle is actually working for the Bagges or realizes that he's killing them and simply doesn't care.
  • Ambiguously Human: His appearance and his lifestyle are positively alien, but there's nothing else to suggest that he's anything but a very strange-looking human with an odd body chemistry.
  • Bald of Evil: He doesn't have much hair on his head.
  • Bizarre Human Biology: The guy has a point about living longer with his lifestyle: He claims to be 193 years old. He even required sludge to drink to fully recover from his plane crash injuries. The problem is that when he tries to make other people adapt to his way of living, he doesn't seem to realize such a lifestyle only benefits him and him alone.
  • Catchphrase: "Live long like Conway!"
  • Charlie Brown Baldness: He has a few odd strands of hair here and there.
  • Con Man: Maybe. It's not clear if he thinks his lifestyle is actually beneficial to others, or is just a freeloader who loves being dirty.
  • Evil Old Folks: A 193-year-old man who's Ambiguously Evil.
  • Evil Sounds Raspy: His voice is very raspy.
  • The Noseless: His nose seems to have rotted off a long time ago.
  • Obliviously Evil: He means well, he's just not aware of the harm his lifestyle causes to other people.
  • The Pig-Pen: Obviously, Conway loves rolling in filth and thinks any form of cleanliness or hygiene is abhorrent.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: He insists that being completely filthy all the time is healthy for you (or so he claims).

    The Bullfrogs 
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King Buffo
Voiced by: ???

A tribe of bullfrogs led by a king. After their pond dries up, they take over the Bagges' home and forces them to make a new pond.


    Tulip 
https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/tulip.png
Voiced by: Thea White

A giant alien girl who lost her pet worm.


    The Teddy Bears 
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Voiced by: ???

Tulip's two pets who have come to earth to retrieve her other pet, the blue worm.


  • Anti-Villain: They're not evil, one of them is just a trigger-happy idiot. And they do have a good reason to be a little on edge; the worm they're looking for is pretty dangerous.
  • Dumb Muscle: The one who keeps frying before asking.
  • Flying Saucer: They pilot their flying saucer quite well. Well enough to instruct Courage to fly one immediately.
  • Jerkass: Not very polite, as mentioned by Muriel
  • Laser Blade: The bazooka one of them uses acts like this.
  • Pintsized Powerhouse: They're literally the size of teddy bears to humans, but they're smaller than Tulip's fingertips.

    Mondo the Magician 
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Voiced by: ???

A hideous monster disguised as a human magician who tried to take Muriel as his bride.


  • Alliterative Name: His name and occupation begin with the same letter.
  • Badass Boast: "Get real, kid! I'm the greatest magician in the world!"
  • Badass Cape: In his disguise, he wears an awesome cape.
  • Baleful Polymorph: He casts a spell that turns Muriel into another monster of his own species. He also later turns Dr. Vindaloo into lettuce. In the end, Courage defeats Mondo by turning him into a rabbit.
  • Broken Pedestal: Courage, a budding magician, initially idolizes him. When his true form and desires are revealed, Courage is horrified.
  • Evil Sorcerer: He puts a curse on Muriel for his own selfish desires.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: His voice gets considerably deeper when his true form is revealed.
  • Expy: Of Bowser.
  • Gonk: His true appearance is horrifying. And that's really saying something in a series like this one.
  • Human Disguise: When he introduces himself, Mondo looks like a tall, handsome man with tan skin. It soon turns out that he's actually wearing a rubber suit, and his true form looks very disgustingly inhuman.
  • Lizard Folk: His true appearance is that of an ugly reptilian creature.
  • Magicians Are Wizards: He's a Las Vegas-style stage magician, but carries around a bag of powder that lets him perform real magic.
  • Smug Snake: His downfall comes about because he underestimated Courage so severely that he just leaves his magic powder out where anyone can use it.
  • Trapped in TV Land: Mondo magically traps Eustace inside his own TV set, leaving him at the mercy of whatever show was currently on the air.
  • Turtle Power: He has a spiky turtle-like shell.

    The Rattlesnake 
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Voiced by: ???

A rattlesnake accidentally awoken by Courage who wants to eat three baby birds they were tasked with watching over by the babies' mother.


    The Fishionary 
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Voiced by: Susan Sarandon

A fish who tries to "convert" the Bagges into living life as sea creatures for her own personal benefit.


  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: She wears a headscarf.
  • Faux Affably Evil: She seems polite and friendly, but it's a facade hiding her self-righteousness and hypocrisy.
  • Fish People: She is a talking fish from an Underwater City.
  • Hypocritical Humor: In the beginning, she said that acting like a human was "uncivilized", but towards the end, she was seen sitting on a chair and watching TV.
  • Slasher Smile: Her default expression, oddly enough. It's a big hint that she's not a nice as she seems.
  • Smug Snake: She has the audacity to send the Bagges off to be "civilized" and then move into their house and lounge around.
  • Straw Hypocrite: It's implied that she just wanted Eustace, Muriel, and Courage out of the house so that she could live there herself.

    Mr. Nasty 
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Voiced by: Arthur Anderson

The living embodiment of Eustace's meanness, made possible by a magic camera filmed by Benton Tarantella.


  • Amazing Technicolor Population: He's Eustace with blue skin.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: Eustace follows Mr. Nasty to star in their own TV show at the end of the episode. Eustace, enjoying the money earned from his counterpart's popularity, dared him to "take your best shot". The response?
    Mr. Nasty: "Your agent hates you, too. He just negotiated you a great, big cut! And your agent's taking 95%!" (Proceeds to take Eustace's money bags which makes him cry.)
  • Cool Shades: He wears sunglasses, which are made to look like Eustace's glasses, no less.
  • Enemy Without: He's Eustace's meanness in physical form.
  • Eviler Than Thou: An eviler clone who makes the original Eustace look like a Boy Scout.
  • The Heartless: The living embodiment of all of Eustace's nastiness.
  • Humanoid Abomination: He sort of looks human, but he's really an artificial being who came out from a TV. He's also covered in a blue aura.
  • Jerkass: He's even worse than the original Eustace, which is saying something given that Eustace was already a pretty mean guy.
  • Lantern Jaw of Justice: He has a large chin, minus the justice.
  • Lean and Mean: Just like Eustace, he is skinny and a jerk, but turned Up to Eleven.
  • Meaningful Name: He is definitely nasty.
  • Nice Hat: He has Eustace's newsboy cap, only blue instead of brown.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: When Benton Tarantella is more interested in Courage's nastiness in what appears to be dumping Muriel into a pit of quicksand, Mr. Nasty storms off for being ignored.
  • Sinister Shades: He wears a darker version of Eustace's Scary Shiny Glasses.

    The Mutant Plants 
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Voiced by: N/A

A bunch of genetically modified, carnivorous crops that cause trouble for the Bagges, when their home is turned into a giant glass dome to harbor these monsters.


    Elisha and Eliza Stitch 
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"Weave, believe, belong! Weave, believe, belong! Leave the circle never! Weave the quilt forever!"
Voiced by: Fran Brill

A mysterious pair of Siamese twins who try to get Muriel to join their quilt club. And by "join their club" we mean "become a part of their magic quilt".


    King of Flan 
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"Buy flantasy flan."
Voiced by: Jorge Pupo

A round fellow who advertised his flan around Nowhere, hypnotizing people to desire nothing but flan with his commercials.


    Chief Wiki Wiki 
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Voiced by: ???

A tribal chief who makes the Bagges's vacation to a tropical island difficult.


  • Affably Evil: He's not evil, he just wants to throw Muriel into the volcano to appease his volcano god. Once he becomes convinced that there is no volcano god, he sends them home and offers them a boar as an apology.
  • Amazing Technicolor Population: He and the rest of the island natives are blue.
  • Appease the Volcano God: Has the Bagges come to his island so he can throw Muriel into the volcano.
  • Fat Bastard: He tricks the Bagges into a vacation on his island just so he can throw Muriel into the volcano. Although, he's not the worst guy in the world; he's only doing it to save his island, and apologizes once the whole thing is over.
  • Fat Idiot: When the volcano starts going, he jumps to the conclusion that he has to offer it a human sacrifice. It has no basis in island tradition, and there's no indication that has ever worked before, that's just how his mind works.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: Does not wear a shirt.

    The Beaver 
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Voiced by: ???

A beaver whose giant dam flooded Nowhere.


  • Abusive Parents: His father wasn't very supportive of his interest in jazz music, to the point that he forced his son into abandoning his pursuits to work in construction. He's notably not happy when his son rediscovers his love for jazz music and starts performing with Courage. The beaver's mother, in contrast, loves her son and is shown to be happy for him when his love for jazz music is rekindled.
  • Cool Helmet: A construction helmet with a unique design.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: The construction company he works for is named "THAT DAM BEAVER".
  • Half-Dressed Cartoon Animal: A little less than halfway even, seeing as he doesn't even have a shirt. Just a construction vest, gloves, and occasionally a helmet.
  • Rodents of Unusual Size: Even for a beaver he's pretty big.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: Initially only did dam work to appease his father, though obviously not happy about it. Courage re-ignites his love of jazz music.

    The Dancing Rats 
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Voiced by: ???

Two vicious rats who terrorize Courage and the Bagges during a trip to a dump.


    Rumpledkiltskin 
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Voiced by: Alan Cumming

An odd man in a kilt who hates his name and forces Muriel to make kilts for him.


    Windmill Vandals 
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Voiced by: N/A

Ghostly horsemen who attack the Bagges should their windmill ever stop spinning.


  • Black Vikings: Vikings in America? In the Midwest? That farm for a living? Technically, they're not actually referred to as vikings, but it's hard to see their design as anything else.
  • Cerebus Retcon: That windmill that's always by the farm apparently served no purpose other than as a visual gag. When these guys debut, we learn that it's the only thing keeping them from destroying the farm and killing the occupants.
  • Evil Is Petty: Their Ghostly Goals turn out to be destroying the business competition that they obsessed over since they were alive and until that happens, they aren't willing to put either their vendetta against farmer Galette or themselves to rest.
  • Four Is Death: Four vandals, four blades on the windmill, four magic symbols to ward them off. Their episode is heavy on the symbolism.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: They bear a grudge against the Bagge Farm because the original owner broke their monopoly on milling.
  • Horny Vikings: Horny Vandals, in this case. If anything, that's even more historically inaccurate.
  • Losing Your Head: They non-fatally decapitate Courage, Eustace, and Muriel.
  • Negative Continuity: The windmill is destroyed several times before and after their appearance, but they only show up in their featured episode. However it maybe that the windmill blades have to stop turning first for the spell to take effect as the computer describes.
  • Our Ghosts Are Different: They all look skeletal.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Their glowing red eyes are a sure sign that they're undead and up to no good.

    Big Bayou 
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Voiced by: ???

A narcissistic snake who captured some slugs. Said slugs were vital in curing a disease Muriel had.


  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: He's a snake that wears a tophat and a bowtie.
  • The Fighting Narcissist: Inverted. He's so narcissistic that he can't bring himself to fight copies of himself, even when they're beating him to near death.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Courage manages to use his own venom to reanimate the snake scarecrows he was forcing the slugs to make. Then using the magic book to gain control of them and send them after Bayou. As Bayou was so vain, he couldn't bring himself to attack them.
    Big Bayou: Y-you're all me! I can't do this to me! (gets tackled)
  • It's All About Me: He inserts the word "me" into almost every other sentence, so it's obvious he only cares about himself.
  • Narcissist: Dude loves himself so much that when Courage brings his skins to life and sics them on Bayou, he can't bring himself to fight his likenesses and gets curb-stomped.
  • Nice Hat: He's got a pretty nice tophat.
  • Pun: He makes a pun at one point.
    Big Bayou: As we say in the bayou, "Bye You!"
  • Reptiles Are Abhorrent: A voodoo witch doctor snake who enslaved a colony of slugs.
  • Sissy Villain: Highly effeminate, vain, and nitpicky.
  • Slavery Is a Special Kind of Evil: He kidnaps and enslaves a race of talking slugs.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: He is vain to the point where it's just silly, despite being nothing more than a slave driver of a bunch of slugs.
  • Smug Snake: Quite literally. He does have some level of talent, but its all eclipsed by his massive ego.
  • Sssssnake Talk: Exaggerated, since he drags out a bunch of letter sounds, not just the "S".
  • Unusual Euphemism: "What the Bayou!?"

    Swamp Monster 
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Voiced by: ???

A confused swamp monster who thinks Muriel is his bride.


    The Goat 
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Voiced by: ???

The lone guardian of a magic spring which dried up thanks to pollution caused by humans.


  • Anti-Villain: Type II: His grudge against humanity is obviously justified, but he still takes it out on poor Courage and Muriel because by that time he sees all people as the same.
  • Extreme Omni-Goat: Averted. He is never seen eating, so the stereotype of goats being capable of eating anything inedible never comes up. He also doesn't eat the mountains of trash polluting his spring.
  • Green Aesop: His episode gives the moral that people should not be greedy and destroy natural habitats.
  • Humans Are Bastards: Considering what happened, you can't blame him for having an unfavorable view on humans.
  • Last of His Kind: He's the only one left because the other goats that lived on the mountain were thrown off it by tourists, especially Horst.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: Ironically, the brutal beating he gives Courage is what helps restore the spring.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: He has red eyes, most likely the result of sleep deprivation and his neckache.

    The Evil Carrot 
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"Grow, expand, EXPLODE!"
Voiced by: Paul Schoeffler

An experimental missile in the form of a giant carrot that causes anyone who eats it to grow to the size of a farmhouse, then explode.


    Mad Dog 
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"I take you from a two-bit joint and make you a class act, and you want to make me second-rate?! If I even SMELL Kitty, I'll bury the two of ya!"
Voiced by: ???

A sociopathic Doberman and Bunny's ruthless, controlling boyfriend who is extremely hostile towards her - purely because of her association with Kitty.


  • Angry Guard Dog: A savage Doberman.
  • The Brute: He relies almost purely on his muscles. His profession doesn't have much need for any other skills.
  • Crazy Jealous Guy: Threatens to bury Bunny and Kitty if he even smells the latter around, which seems to add even more credence to the interpretation that Kitty and Bunny might have feelings for each other. Of course, considering Kitty's tried to get Bunny to leave him, and isolating one's victim is a standard tactic in the abuser's playbook, it's also very likely that he's trying to keep them apart so Kitty can't help Bunny.
  • Dogs Are Dumb: As cruel as he is, he isn't very bright.
  • Domestic Abuse: What he does to his girlfriend Bunny. And the way it's depicted is disturbingly realistic.
  • Dumb Muscle: More brawn than brain and yet he is no stranger to emotional manipulation.
  • Evil Is Hammy: His tone is always loud and dominating.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: He has a deep voice.
  • Gang Bangers: His gang are a bunch of lowlife punks who do dirty jobs for money. This doesn't prevent him from having a high opinion of himself and their lifestyle.
  • Half-Dressed Cartoon Animal: Wears a white tank top, but no pants.
  • Hate Sink: Mad Dog is a disturbingly realistic take on a Domestic Abuser who threatens to kill Bunny and her friend Kitty if he sees them together again and he attempts to mow Bunny and Courage down with his car when Courage helped her to escape.
  • Jerkass: A disturbingly realistic jerk too, which makes him stand out. Threatening Bunny with violence if he even smells Kitty further cements this.
  • Knight of Cerebus: He's a lot scarier than some other villains, since he's more of a realistic evil.
  • Mundanger: Aside from being an anthropomorphic dog, there's really nothing fantastical about him. He's just a scarily realistic portrayal of a gangster and a domestic abuser.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Has red eyes that make him even scarier.
  • Running on All Fours: Does this when he wants to run quickly.

    The Evil Empress 
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Voiced by: ???

Di Lung's aunt who happens to be a Chinese empress. She desires a truly innocent person's (Muriel's) bones to grind up into a concoction that'll restore her fading power.


    Shirley's Giant Starfish 
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Voiced by: N/A

A giant monster that's the result of Shirley's curse that won't stop causing destruction until Muriel speaks.


    Jojo the Dolphin 
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Voiced by: ???

A cocky dolphin that goes against Eustace in a set of competitions, as a result of Eustace's claim that he can do better than him.


  • Cool Shades: The Trainer wears cool sunglasses.
  • Dark-Skinned Blond: The Trainer has blond hair and dark skin. It's most likely a tan and bleach.
  • Friendly, Playful Dolphin: Averted in Eustace's case. Jojo is definitely not friendly to him.
  • Sapient Cetaceans: Jojo can use his flippers and flukes to play instruments, climb on rings, throw basketballs, and even give autographs.
  • Shout-Out: Wetworld is this to Seaworld.
  • Smug Snake: Jojo is insufferably smug and smarmy. It really says something when you're so stuck up that Eustace looks sympathetic by comparison.
  • Triangle Shades: The Trainer's sunglasses are triangular.

    William the Dragon 
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Voiced by: ???

A dragon who appears in the episode "Food Of The Dragon". He devours Eustace and threatens to eat Muriel and Courage unless Courage can teach him how to fly. He chases after Courage and Muriel and discovers that he's actually a water-dwelling dragon (which is why he cannot fly). Oh, and he takes Eustace out of his own stomach.


  • Evil Brit: Subverted. He has the accent, but he's not really a bad guy.
  • Long-Lost Relative: He has a brother that is also a water dragon, whom he reunites with at the end of his episode.
  • Our Dragons Are Different: Turns out, the reason he can't fly is because he's a water dragon who got separated from his family as a baby, and was raised by flying dragons.
  • To Serve Man: Well he is a dragon. Subverted in that he was just going along with what his foster family does. When he tastes fish for the first time and likes it, he admits he didn't really like the taste of humans.

    Son of the Chicken from Outer Space 
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Voiced by: ???

The son(s) of the villain from the pilot of the series. They are conjoined triplets who have 3 heads consisting of a leader, the smart one (who tends to flash a camera), and an idiot one. They are sent down by their mother to Nowhere to take revenge for the death of their father by killing Courage. If they don't kill him, they are told that they can't come back home.


    The Creature in the Wall 
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Voiced by: ???

A creature living in a sewer that the Bagges fell down in that forces them to provide entertainment.


  • Artist Disillusionment: In-universe as he was once an entertainer himself, but became disgusted at seeing other artists selling themselves out solely for fame and fortune rather than just doing it because it bought them joy. So much so that he somehow became an ulcer in his own stomach.
  • Blob Monster: He's essentially a giant talking ulcer.
  • Body Horror: He was formerly a guy whose body somehow turned inside out.
  • Caustic Critic: Exaggerated, since he actually kills acts that displease him.
  • Human All Along: He was once an entertainer whose contempt for the greed and materialism of others caused him to become a monster.

    The Librarian 
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"SHHHH!"
Voiced by: ???

A librarian who curses the Bagges due to an extremely overdue library book.


  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: A glasses-wearing Scary Librarian who charges exorbitant overdue fees and curses you if you don't pay up.
  • Lean and Mean: Impossibly thin, and way crueler than a librarian ought to be.
  • Magic Librarian: She casts a curse on the overdue library book, so Eustace and Muriel get paper-cuts from it, and they transform into characters from the book.
  • Mouth of Sauron: The lion statues in her library speak with ominous tones of voice.
  • Scary Librarian: Seriously return your book on time and pay your fee... or else.
  • The Silent Bob: She doesn't speak, but her ability to make her point is helped out by the signs around her and two talking lion statutes.
  • The Voiceless: With the exception of shushing Courage when he's too loud, even though the "library" is more of a roadside stand, and there's nobody else around, meaning that the librarian is either incredibly sensitive to loud noises, or is just a massive Jerkass.

    The Cruel Veterinarian 
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"May I talk with the two of you for a moment? In... PRIVATE!"
Voiced by: ???

Quite possibly the worst villain of the entire series, he stands out as Courage's biggest nightmare. Why? This screw-loose "vet" came up with a horrible idea back when Courage was a puppy - abduct dogs and rocket them off to the moon to make them into super breeds of space dogs. Tragically... He captured Courage's beloved mom and dad, and Courage himself, with plans to send them into space. Although Courage's parents came to the rescue, the doctor sealed them up in a rocket with a one-way trip to the moon in store. Courage was too terrified by this predicament to do anything but escape harm through a garbage chute- only to watch his parents be catapulted into space - in tears. Fortunately, a younger Muriel discovered the young pup in the dumpster and gave him a happy home. Many years later, the maniac doctor, albeit considerably older and balder, still continues his twisted plans... but now Muriel and Eustace get trapped in a rocket themselves.


  • Aborted Arc: Officially set up a storyline that would've brought the show's biggest question to resolution: Will Courage reunite with his long-lost parents? Because of the show's cancellation, this will never be resolved.
  • Bald of Evil: A huge heap of his hair falls out over the course of time since Courage grew from a pup to dog- which makes him look far scarier than we first saw him.
  • Evil Old Folks: One of the most evil in the series.
  • For Science!: His primary motive is to do what he does to advance science, to hell with the unethical problems that may come up.
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: He wears glasses and has absolutely no soul at all.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: Remember every villain ever portrayed on this show and how Courage is often scared to death of them? This guy is the one who directly traumatized Courage as a child.
  • Hate Sink: He was the one who kidnapped Courage's parents, and kidnapped many more dogs, sending them to the moon for an experiment. The consequences of his actions led Courage to be completely isolated by any care or love until Muriel found him. And unlike most villains in the series, he has no cool qualities and his cruelty is played very seriously, cementing himself as a horrible man and one of the most hated villains in the series.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: His own rocket and every dog he ever sent to the moon end up becoming his undoing.
  • Insane Troll Logic: Apparently sending a dog to the moon makes it strong. Well, considering what happens in the ending...
  • Jerkass: He's as unpleasant as he is evil.
  • Karmic Death: Maybe, maybe not. It's ambiguous whether or not the dogs on the moon killed him, but either way he finally got what he deserved in the end.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Arguably the darkest villain on the show behind Katz.
  • Mad Doctor: Calling him a "veterinarian" is stretching the term to its breaking point, since he deliberately sent Courage's parents into space.
  • Mad Scientist: He tries to make a race of super dogs by sending dogs into space.
  • No Name Given: Didn't have a name; of course, he sticks out so well amongst Courage's rogues gallery, he doesn't really need one.
  • "Oh, Crap!" Smile: He makes one when karma is about to bite him in the ass — literally!
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Has blood red eyes, as shown when his goggles are taken off, and is the only human character in the show to have them. Even when his goggles are on, you can still see tiny red dots in the middle of the lenses if you look closely.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: Him sending his parents off to space made Courage so overprotective of Muriel.
  • The Cuckoolander Was Right: Sending dogs to the moon to make them super-dogs sounds insane and stupid. Turns out, it works. Unfortunately for the Doctor, that means that he's trapped on the moon with a colony of super-strong dogs that are all extremely pissed at him.

    The "Perfect" Teacher 
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"And do it perfectly!"
Voiced by: Laura Berger

A perfectionist teacher who shows up in the Bagges home out of nowhere and forces Courage to be her student.


  • Control Freak: "AND DO IT PERFECTLY!"
  • Evil Brit: Her British accent fits into her "strict schoolmaster" theme.
  • Evil Is Hammy: Her melodramatic personality is just one of the many things that make her unpleasant.
  • Evil Teacher: She approaches Courage, and strictly trains him into becoming a perfect dog.
  • Final Boss: Technically the last villain faced in the show, although she was just another minor one-shot antagonist. Could count as the Post-Final Boss in a sense, given what the penultimate villain meant to the entire series, and how her appearance wraps up the last couple loose ends of Courage's self-doubts and insecurities.
  • The Heartless: She's the manifestation of Courage's self-esteem issues.
  • I'm Melting!: After Courage defeats her, she melts into a puddle.
  • Jerkass: Repeatedly tells Courage that his ways are not perfect.
  • The Perfectionist: She won't stand anything being imperfect. On Cartoon Network's online episode viewer, in the episode's description she was even named "The Perfectionist." It is unknown if that is her actual name.
  • Sadist Teacher: Her goal is to mentally break Courage into "perfection".
  • Shout-Out: Towards the end, her death is a nod to the demise of the Wicked Witch of the West from The Wizard of Oz.
  • The Spook: She appears out of nowhere to give Courage lessons, and only he appears to be aware of her existence. It's one of the indicators that she's a figment of his imagination.
  • Villainous Breakdown: When Courage manages to make something that is both perfect and imperfect at the same time (perfect in that it's accepting himself and imperfect as he doesn't do as she wanted him to), she keeps shouting 'that's not perfect!' over and over, breaking her facade of control and slowly melting down into nonexistence.
  • Wicked Cultured: A highly refined charm school teacher. And an evil manifestation of self-doubt.

    Clyde the Fog Spirit 
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Voiced by: John R. Dilworth

The antagonist of the special CGI short film The Fog of Courage. He's a phantom trying to retrieve a locket from (guess whose house) that contains a picture of his lover Cariana.


  • Determinator: He'll do anything to take back his old locket, and for more than just its nostalgic/romantic/sentimental value; but also in order rejoin Cariana in the afterlife.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He's very obsessed with the memory of his late wife/lover/girlfriend Cariana. According to the Computer, the locket works like a totem of sorts that keeps their souls together, so anyone else claiming it splits them apart.
  • Ominous Fog: If you haven't guessed already, he's surrounded by mist when he appears.
  • Our Ghosts Are Different: He manifests as a giant Flying Face in a vast cloud of Ominous Fog.
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