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Cult of the Unwritten Book

    The Decreator 

The Decreator

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Species: Unknown

Played by:

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

The Decreator is an entity believed by the Cult of the Unwritten Book to be the shadow created by God's first light. Its goals are to decreate the universe.


  • The Anti-God: The Cult of the Unwritten Book believes it essentially to be this.
  • Eldritch Abomination: As a malevolent shadow of light, it is essentially this. Its opposite, the Recreator, is as well.
  • Enemy Mine: Its existence becomes this to Mr. Nobody: only he is allowed to defeat the Doom Patrol, not the Decreator. This leads to Mr. Nobody helping Niles and the Doom Patrol create the Recreator and save existence.
  • Faceless Eye: Though a small part of the entity's is seen, the eye is the primary feature.
  • God Needs Prayer Badly: Its existence is essentially this: because its believers believe it exists, the Decreator exists. Its opposite, the Recreator, is the same.
  • Reduced to Dust: Anything the Decreator looks upon becomes this, being decreated.
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    Martha Patterson / Mother Archon 

Martha Patterson / Mother Archon

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Species: Metahuman

Played by: Lilli Birdsell

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

Martha Patterson, later known as Mother Archon, was the leader of the Cult of the Unwritten Book.


  • God Save Us from the Queen!: As Mother Archon, she is essentially the queen on Nurnheim, and is quite crazy.
  • Mama Bear: Of a villainous sort. She is very protective of Elliot/the Unwritten Book and will kill anyone who tries to take him away from her.
  • Sizeshifter: Mother Archon had the ability to change her size, but only in Nurnheim.

    Todd Patterson / Father Archon 

Todd Patterson / Father Archon

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Species: Metahuman

Played by: Michael Scialabba

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

Todd Patterson, later known as Father Archon, was the father of Elliot Patterson and the husband of the Martha Patterson.


  • Dead Guy on Display: In Nurnheim, he is still dead from having his throat slashed by Martha. His corpse sits right next to Martha.
  • Heel–Face Door-Slam: Warns his son of his true destiny and gets his throat slashed immediately afterwards.
  • Sizeshifter: Father Archon had the ability to change his size, but only in Nurnheim.
  • Slashed Throat: Has this happen to him courtesy of Martha Patterson.

    Elliot Patterson / The Unwritten Book 

Elliot Patterson / The Book

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Species: Human

Played by: Ted Sutherland |Marco Schittone (12-Year-Old) | Beau Hart (7-Year-Old)

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

Elliot, also known as the Unwritten Book, is destined to summon the Decreator and bring the world to disappear.


  • Abusive Parents: His mother didn't care about him and she only thinks of him as a book to used him to summon the Decreator when he turns 18.
    • Subverted with his father since does care for him deeply and the last thing he did was warn his son before being killed by his wife.
  • The Anti-Christ: He is destined to be read by the cult followers and summon the Decreator to bring the world to an end.
  • Driven to Suicide: Elliot tries this but can't bring himself to do it, even to save the world.
  • Human Notepad: The language for the book is part of his skin.
  • Killed Off for Real: He is one of several people killed by the Decreator. He is implied to have stayed dead, since he did not return to the spot where he was decreated, compared to others the Recreator brought back to life.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: After Recreator restored everything back to normal, it is unknown if he's revived or permanent killed by the Decreator. However, in the next episode, Larry thinks Elliot chose to stay dead and he's never coming back instead of being revived by the Recreator.

    The Little Sisters of Our Lady the Razor 

The Little Sisters of Our Lady the Razor

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Species: Unknown

Played by:

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

The Little Sisters of Our Lady of the Razor were agents of Cult of the Unwritten Book.


    The Hoodmen 

The Hoodmen

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Species: Unknown

Played by:

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

The Hoodmen were agents of Cult of the Unwritten Book. They act as the royal guards of Nurnheim.


  • In the Hood: As their name implies, they all wear hooded robes.
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    The Dry Bachelors 

The Dry Bachelors

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Species: Unknown

Played by:

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

The Dry Bachelors were agents of Cult of the Unwritten Book. They are made of dead skin cells and letters that were never sent.


The Bureau of Normalcy

    In General 
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Species: Human

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

An organization dedicated to eradicating anything they deem to be abnormal. They quickly take an interest in the Doom Patrol after rediscovering Danny the Street, but they have a particularly long history with Larry and the Chief.


  • Adaptation Name Change: They are known as N.O.W.H.E.R.E. in the comics, with the change being likely to avert having the members talking only in phrases that form the acronym.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: Their distaste for Danny is linked to homo/transphobia and the Bureau generally seems to operate as a metaphor for oppressive institutions.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Downplayed and Subverted. They find the Beard Hunter as disgusting as the other "threats" to normalcy but they aren't exactly wrong in his case. Yet they also consider his powers useful enough to hire him for their own ends.
  • Fallen Hero: What they consider Morris, one of their agents who went looking for Danny the Street and ended up Becoming the Mask as a drag queen called Maura Lee Karupt. They also have a particular fixation with Chief's defection from their ranks. They themselves were originally an organization dedicated to cataloguing oddities, but at some point shifted goals to imprisoning and murdering them.
  • Fantastic Racism: On top of their homophobia. If the Chief's behavior in the early 1900s is any indication of their beliefs, they consider some non-conforming oddities "primitive animals."
  • Harmless Villain: Played with. Despite their quirks, they're introduced as a real threat and they often do lasting damage to the Doom Patrol. Individual agents, however, tend to be basic tools as best and losers trying to recreate Reservoir Dogs torture at worst. It's only as a group that they remain effective.
  • Heteronormative Crusader: They crack several jokes at the expense of the Dannyzens to demonstrate their disgust with their nonconforming lifestyle. In the past, they seemed to partly justify their torture of Larry due to his homosexuality.
  • Hypocrite: They despise anything "abnormal", but they've demonstrated a willingness to use tech that requires people to look at elbows and work with the Beard Hunter. Both hardly the peak of their standards of normal. They've also been shown to create some of the abominations they hunt in hopes of studying the results. Case in point: Larry Trainor, Rita Farr, Cliff Steele, and Crazy Jane.
    • More importantly, they allow big shots like the Justice League to roam about with no visible objections, while targeting weaker superheroes. They really, really don't practice what they preach unless they can get away with it, like real cowards.
  • Jumping Off the Slippery Slope: They were originally designed to research and catalogue the various supernatural/scientific discoveries of the 20th century. By the time Larry encountered them, they've long since lost the more noble ideals of their mission.
  • Meaningful Rename: Going out of their way to change from "The Bureau of Oddities" to "Normalcy" quickly demonstrates where the priorities of the organization really lie.
  • Putting on the Reich: Their helmets resemble those on Nazi soldiers.
  • The Sociopath: One scientist tells Cliff that they've routinely scrapped brains in machines just like him and are happy to do so to him because he isn't a genius.

    Darren Jones 

Darren Jones

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Species: Human

Played by: Jon Briddell

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

The main face of the Bureau of Normalcy in the present, Darren holds a vendetta against the sentient street known as Danny, whom he blames for his friend Morris Wilson's disappearance.


  • Adaptational Badass: He's treated as a much bigger threat than his comics counterpart, partly due to the fact he's a high-ranking official now instead of a random civilian. While in the comics Darren used stolen means to hurt people, in the show Darren can order other agents to attack and destroy whoever he pleases.
  • Ax-Crazy: Goes into a furious rant about stabbing his wife in the eye with a fork, just because a plastic fork didn't match the rest of the chinaware.
    Jane: You sick fuck!
  • Bullying a Dragon: He really underestimates the Doom Patrol, dismissing them as a bunch of freaks.
  • Faux Affably Evil: He tries to put on an air of politeness, but his obsession with normality leads to some impressively depraved acts.
  • "It" Is Dehumanizing: Rarely refers to Cyborg as "he" and typically only when dealing with Silas, who he still needs support from.
  • Obsessively Normal: Fitting as the main focus of the Bureau, the man's dedicated his life to the mission of normality.
  • Villainous Breakdown: He keeps his cool in every interaction, right up until the butts get loose.
  • We Used to Be Friends: Darren and Morris were friends for years, and when Morris was thought to be dead when he entered Danny the Street, it set Darren on a mission to find him and Danny. However, unknown to him, Morris became Maura Lee Karupt, finding her true calling as a drag queen and lived with the Dannyzens.
  • Your Approval Fills Me with Shame: His wife adored Rita Farr's movies. So much so that they inspired a 50s themed dinner party. Considering Darren revealed this just after he had tortured all of Rita's friends, she's... less than appreciative.

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Brotherhood of Dangerous Animals

    In General 

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

Together, under Mr. Nobody's direction, Admiral Whiskers and Ezekiel aim to take down the Doom Patrol.
  • Expy: Something of a riff on the original Brotherhood of Dada.
  • Final Boss: Through Dorothy Spinner's reality warping, they somehow bumble their way into becoming the final threat of season one.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: Both of them turn out to be far more dangerous than expected, in the right situation.
    • Admiral Whiskers successfully screws around with Cliff's wiring and splitting the team apart.
    • Ezekiel gets turned into a giant by Dorothy, allowing him to wreak havoc on Danny as he pleases.

    Ezekiel 

Ezekiel

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Species: Animal

Voiced by: Curtis Armstrong

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A hyper-religious cockroach obsessed with bringing about the end of the world.


  • A God Am I: What Ezekiel's fervent religious belief eventually descends into. Since cockroaches can survive so much, there's no proof that he isn't God, as far as he's concerned.
  • Large Ham: He keeps Chewing the Scenery every time he appears.

    Admiral Whiskers 

Admiral Whiskers

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Species: Animal

Voiced by: Curtis Armstrong

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A rat whose mother was run over by Cliff, leaving him with an aggressive desire for revenge.


Brotherhood of Evil

    Ultimax 

Species:

Voiced by:

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

The leader of the Brotherhood of Evil and an enemy of the first Doom Patrol.


    Monsieur Mallah 

Species: Animal

Voiced by:

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A Gorilla brought onto the Brotherhood of Evil. According to Mr. Nobody, he's actually pretty intelligent and speaks French.


Independent Villains of the Doom Patrol

    Eric Morden / Mr. Nobody 

Eric Morden / Mr. Nobody

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Species: Metahuman

Played by: Alan Tudyk, Edward Asner (old man disguise), Jovian Wade (Cyborg disguise)

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A villain with the power to drain the sanity of others.


  • Adaptational Badass: In the comics Mr. Nobody's power was being insubstantial, and his insanity was just a byproduct of getting it. In the show his insanity makes him a Reality Warper.
  • Adaptational Villainy: Much more aggressive and evil than his already homicidal comic book counterpart. His Grant Morrison version was also more of an Anti-Villain who genuinely wanted to improve the world and even cooperated with the Doom Patrol on occasion, who also didn't really consider himself a villain (albeit because he didn't believe in morality in the first place). Here, he not only has none of that depth but also openly identifies himself as a supervillain.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: He's very enjoyable and gets a lot of funny moments but it's also firmly established that he can be terrifying when pushed as shown by what he did to the previous Doom Patrol.
  • Big Bad: The main villain of season 1. Although his schemes eventually get out of his control and he has to pull an Enemy Mine in the climax.
  • Body Horror: As a result of being exposed to an unknown energy source, Morden's body was distorted into various pieces or into various planes of reality as he gained destructive powers. Subverted by his own reaction.
    "I forked over a king's ransom to that demented genius, and if I had known what he'd had planned for me... I would have paid double."
  • Catchphrase: Someone would ask who he was, and he usually replies with, "Me? I'm Nobody."
  • Deadpan Snarker: He is an endless tide of snarky commentary and mockery.
  • Didn't Think This Through: His downfall comes when he gets so wrapped up in narrating his new Enemy Mine with the Doom Patrol that he doesn't realize their plan will leave him still trapped in his painting.
  • Drowning My Sorrows: After being ousted from the Brotherhood of Dangerous Animals, the Doom Patrol find him in Peeping Tom's downing multiple shots of booze. Even before that, he was clearly getting extremely drunk while lamenting that with his victory he doesn't know what else to do.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: In the past, he had a girlfriend named Millie who left him when she realizes that despite all his grandiose ideas, he would never be on top. He would always remain a nobody.
    Millie: That's just it, you're not a somebody. You're a nobody. And that's what you'll always be.
    • In "Penultimate Patrol" she appears in the White Space as Doctor Harrison points out that all of Mr. Nobody's powers and theatrics stem from the fact that Millie left him.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He's strongly against the Decreator turning the world into nothingness which is why he decides to temporarily work together with the Chief to prevent the end of the world.
  • Evil Is Hammy: Alan Tudyk is clearly enjoying his villainous role.
  • Fourth-Wall Observer:
    • Mr. Nobody's narration does this, saying things like "The critics are going to hate this show." And even alluding to viewership pertaining to things like Reddit and the people who were watching on the DC Universe.
    • He whines when he realizes that the Doom Patrol led to the unleashing of the Decreator, since, in his words:
    "I haven't even been in the last two episodes!"
    • He is very excited when he realizes the end of the series is coming as he anticipates an impressive final battle rather than "more character driven bullshit".
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: He openly describes himself as "a third-rate bad guy" and "a nameless henchman" before his transformation, and what little we see of him at that time comes across as timid, awkward and rather slow on the uptake. However, it's revealed that he was already a supervillain before then, though not a very successful one.
  • A God Am I: Believes his powers have made him one and he has a fair argument.
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: Cyborg believes Morden has this. "Penultimate Patrol" reveals that he was right on the money. The moment Morden is called out on his need for attention, his defences pretty much crumble.
    "Why else would Nobody lay a trap, make threats and mess with our heads? That's not omniscient. That's insecure!"
  • Jumped at the Call: As he himself says, if he know what Von Fuchs' procedure would do to him, he'd pay him twice the price.
  • Laughably Evil: Say what you will, he's got an excellent sense of screwball humor.
  • Lemony Narrator: He's the narrator, and he's a Fourth-Wall Observer Deadpan Snarker.
  • New Powers as the Plot Demands: As a result of Von Fuchs's procedure, his power set is vaguely defined. His exposure to other-dimensional energy mutated his biology and granted him otherworldly abilities. "Penultimate Patrol" reveals at least one limit to his powers. He cannot warp reality if his narration is interrupted, which is what Rita does.
  • Not So Omniscient After All: At one point he starts a dramatic ending narration only to be angered by the realization that the episode is still going. This is what leads to his seeming defeat in "Penultimate Patrol" as the members of the Doom Patrol outright refuse to play along to his script, leaving him powerless.
  • Now What?: After seemingly completing his goal of turning everyone against Caulder he becomes depressed because he doesn't know what else to do.
  • Reality Warper: While it may or may not be limited to the donkey's Pocket Dimension (or not), he has that ability there.
  • Sanity Slippage: His main ability allows him to inflict this on his enemies.
  • Tron Lines: His shadow-form has glowing blue lines along the edges of its "chunks," to give him more definition.
  • Underestimating Badassery: The JLA doesn't see him as a serious threat, despite the fact that he was a member of the Brotherhood of Evil and he sucked an entire town into a donkey.
  • Victory Is Boring: Even after achieving his victory in "Penultimate Patrol," he quickly goes from celebrating to alcoholic depression when he realizes he has nothing else to do.
  • Villains Never Lie: Cruelly zigzagged. His insinuations that Silas messed with Cyborg's memories are true, but he added a fake video to that Paranoia Fuel to push them against each other. And it worked.
  • Where's the Fun in That?: He dislikes the idea of hurting the Doom Patrol directly, saying it wouldn't be fun, so he instead tries to drive them insane.
  • Written-In Absence: He's absent from the White Space in season 2, which Beard Hunter explains is because he got a gig on "some animated bullcrap".

    Doctor Fuchs 

Sturmbannführer Heinrich Von Fuchs

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Click here to see him in the past 

Species: Metahuman

Played by: Julian Richings

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

A Nazi scientist who migrated to Paraguay after WWII for health reasons.


    Steve Larsen / Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man 

Steve Larsen / Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man

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Species: Metahuman

Played by: Alec Mapa

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

An average tourist who came to Fuchtopia in the hopes of being transformed, and got his wish.


  • Adaptational Wimp: In the comics, he could turn any part of his body into any animal, vegetable (plant) and mineral. Here he seems to be stuck with what he's got (See Half-Human Hybrid).
    • He also can't control his dinosaur head at all, resulting in it turning on him and clamping down on his human head during an attempted convenience store robbery because it was agitated by their Stocking Mask and the sudden yelling.
  • Adaptation Name Change: His first name is Sven in the comics and Steven in the show.
  • Beneath Notice: It’s unclear if the Bureau of Normalcy has ignored him because of his assistance in the Fuchs investigation or because he's about on the same level of threat as the Beard Hunter.
  • Butt-Monkey: Each of his appearances have something horrible happen to him, usually with him getting injured. He survives because of his powers, and is still funny to watch.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: After assessing his budget accordingly, Steve's idea of a discount superpower to have installed was "magnet feet" that he could use to walk on walls.
  • Cursed With Awesome: Upon seeing his new form, Steve immediately blurts out, "Cool!"
  • Demoted to Extra: The original version was one of the Patrol's recurring adversaries and a serious threat, as you'd expect from having the power to change into literally anything. In the series he only shows up sometimes on the news to show another humiliating moment in his "supervillain career".
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He is visibly uncomfortable by the implications that Doctor Von Fuchs created Nazi super-soldiers.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Most of his body is inhuman, sporting a right arm and leg made of plant matter, a left leg made of crystalline stones, and a saurian left arm and extra head.
  • Harmless Villain: Whatever powers he may have, he seems to only use them to... rob grocery stores.
  • LEGO Genetics: As a result of spending too much time in the chamber.
  • Multiple Head Case: He has a second, dinosaur-esque head. A billboard gag in Season 2 reveals that the dinosaur side is female and has slowly become sentient, now calling herself "Denise" and writing a best-selling tell-all memoir apparently badmouthing Steve.
  • Mythology Gag: He was from Sweden in the comics. In the show, he's stated to be from Sweden, New York.
  • Power Incontinence: Of a sort, at the very least dealing with his raptor head. It seems it has a life of its own, doesn't always listen to what he says, on one occasion attacked him, and has enough sentience to publish a successful novel.
  • Race Lift: Swedish in the comics, played by a Filipino-American actor in the show.
  • Spanner in the Works: Possibly. His mutation seems to have put whatever's left of Fuch's operations under investigation, to the point of attempted assassination.
  • Unusually Uninteresting Sight: Played with. He certainly gets people's attention, but rather than consider him a deadly supervillain, the news just covers him under their "Stupid Criminal of the Week" segment. Which isn't entirely incorrect.

    Ernest Franklin / Beard Hunter 

Ernest Franklin / Beard Hunter

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Species: Metahuman

Played by: Tommy Snider

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

Ernest Franklin, also known as Beard Hunter, is a freelance mercenary. Using his beard-based metahuman powers, Ernest hunts the world's bearded men. Franklin is a Pogonophiliac, and takes sexual pleasure from consuming facial hair. He has the ability to obtain information and powers when he consumes people's beards.


  • Adaptational Badass: Well, relatively. He's still a joke, but his obsession with beards certainly didn't give him powers in the comics.
  • Adaptational Ugliness: In the comic, he's an attractive, muscular guy, but in the show, he's an overweight man.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: In the comics, he has blond hair, but in the show, he has brown hair.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: According to him, he has a hormonal disorder where he’s unable to develop facial hair.
  • Ambiguously Gay: It is unknown if he's straight or not since he isn't shown to be attracted to women. It's implied he's interested in men with facial hair.
  • Basement-Dweller: He’s an overweight, full-grown man who currently lives in his mother’s basement.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door: His time with Danny chills him out considerably and he's content to just live a normal life. Then he falls off the wagon and lets Mr. Nobody conquer Danny in exchange for beard hair.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: His hunt for Niles's beard leads him right to a fake Niles Caulder doll... and a giant monster.
  • Malicious Misnaming: Hammerhead calls him "Pube Stalker."
  • Nightmare Fetishist: He has a disturbing habit of eating people's beards. He seems to be a literal fetishist in that beards get him sexually aroused, but actually eating beards is like a euphoric drug to him.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: As gross as he is, one taste of Vic's beard hair is enough for Ernest to completely outmaneuver and emotionally wreck him in a fight.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: Says the name "Beard Hunter" with a lot more gravitas than he really should and has the audacity to proclaim that he defeated Cyborg, despite not even trying to land an attack on him.

    The Candlemaker 

Candlemaker

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Make a wish...

Species: Imaginary Friend

Played by: Lex Lang

Powers/Abilities: Super Strength, Telekinesis, Wish bestowal

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)

One of Dorothy's imaginary friends who seems keen on her making wishes, and she appears to be afraid of him.


  • The Bad Guy Wins: He finishes Season 2 by releasing himself and defeats Doom Patrol by imprisoning them into wax.
  • Big Bad: Of Season Two.
  • Contrasting Sequel Antagonist: Unlike the hammy, insane Psychotic Man Child that is Mr Nobody, The Candlemaker is quiet and a No-Nonsense Nemesis who kills without a warning. The former is an Empowered Badass Normal with reality warping powers, while the latter is an Eldritch Abomination with Super Strength, telekinesis and also reality warping powers. Eric managed to defeat the first original Doom Patrol, whereas The Candlemaker defeated the present day team and both did it by inflicting Mind Screw on them. Still, between the two, The Candlemaker is feared more as he can bring the end of the world.
  • The Corrupter: He convinces Dorothy to destroy Danny for lying to her, but she couldn't bring herself to kill them.
  • The Dreaded: Dorothy is terrified of him, and whenever he starts to whisper to her, she panics.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Whatever he is or his origins are, he has the appearance of a gigantic flamed creature with a very organic appearance.
  • Establishing Character Moment: The opening scene for entire Season 2 involves the Candlemaker massacring the spectators and the showman of a circus where Dorothy was held captive.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: He talks in a deep rasp voice.
  • Hulk Speak: Starts out talking in short, broken sentences, using direct commands and forgoing names (referring to Dorothy as "girl"), as he gains more influence over Dorothy, he becomes more eloquent and argumentative, as well as using her name. Dorothy calls him out on this, and he explains that as she grows up, so does he.
  • Imaginary Friend: She claims he is this, but if the carnival is anything to go by, he can be not so imaginary.
  • The Juggernaut: Flaming Katy and Hammerhead are easily taken down by the Candlemaker. He is also immune to Lucy Fugue's electrokinesis powers.
  • Knight of Cerebus: The first villain that turns upside down the general up-beat tone of the show, with his terrifying existence from his first appearance. Just about everyone is afraid of him, and he gives them good reasons to.
  • Make a Wish: What he asks of Dorothy every time she starts to feel distressed.
  • No-Sell: He easily walks off Lucy Fugue's electricity attacks, bats away and kills Katy without breaking his stride towards Baby Doll.
  • Nothing Is Scarier: When he makes his first appearance, the audience doesn't get to see him, but we do hear him slaughtering the spectators at the circus and their terrified screams.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: This is what he does whenever Dorothy "makes a wish" from killing the entire circus to invading the Underground and killing Baby Doll as well as Katy.
  • Skeleton Motif: Candlemaker's appearance looks like a skeletical abomination with wax melted on his bones, with exposed ribs and pronounced vertebraes.
  • Villain Has a Point: He manipulates Dorothy's repressed frustrations to corrupt her and gain power, but given her father's many controlling tendencies, including locking her away for a hundred years, she's got justified repressions to pick at.
  • Villain Teleportation: He can transport into the Underground at will to pursue and kill Baby Doll for murdering Dorothy's friend, Manny.

    Dr. Jonathan Tyme / Dr. Tyme 

Dr. Jonathan Tyme / Doctor Tyme

Species: Human

Played by: Brandon Perea

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)


  • Adaptation Name Change: In the comics his name was Percival Sutter, but here it's Jonathan Tyme.
  • Adaptation Relationship Overhaul: In the comics Dr. Tyme liked to claim he was the arch-nemesis of the Doom Patrol, but here it's clear he prefers to be left alone, partying in his time capsule for as long as he wants without caring about the Patrol.
  • Mundane Utility: What does he use his awesome time traveling powers for? Create a perpetual roller-blade party to the tune of Bad Girls with guests from different timeframes.
  • My Nayme Is: Yes, the Doom Patrol can't help but notice that his name is Dr. Tyme with a 'Y'.
  • Not a Mask: What the Doom Patrol thought was just a silly-looking clock-shaped helmet turns out to be his actual head.
  • Punny Name: Dr. Tyme can control time.
  • Unobtanium: The alien mineral Continiuinum that gave him his powers.
  • Villainy-Free Villain: He doesn't seem to be using his time traveling powers to cause any harm, unlike his comic book counterpart who at least used his time ray to commit petty theft.

    Red Jack 

Red Jack

Species:

Played by: Roger Floyd

Appearances: Doom Patrol (2019)


  • Been There, Shaped History: He was Jack the Ripper, as well as The Monster of Florence.
  • Butterfly of Death and Rebirth: His appearances are heralded by swarms of butterflies, and he keeps a massive collection of still-living butterflies pinned to display boards behind glass in his home dimension.
  • Did Not See That Coming: Similarly to the comics, he didn't expect that Niles would stab him with his own knife.
  • Emotion Eater: Specifically feeds on the pain and suffering from others.
  • Eye Scream: Niles is reintroduced to him as he casually eye gouging someone's eyes out and later, he stabs one of the musicians performing for him in the eye with a dinner fork.
  • Knife Nut: As a serial killer that loves to inflict pain, Red Jack loves using a bladed weapon for this effect.
  • Mind Rape: Inflicts it on Niles, Rita and Larry in order to break them and turn them into butterflies for his collection.
  • Not So Similar: He believed Niles enjoyed the pain and suffering of others just like he did, which is why he wanted to make Niles his apprentice, so he was sorely disappointed that the Chief revealed he doesn't.
  • Not Wearing Tights: His outfit is mostly accurate to his appearance in the comics, but he only wears a partial mask.
  • Sadist: How do you call a being that feeds on pain and suffering?

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