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This is a character sheet for the Jim Jinkins's most well-known series, Doug, broadcasted on Nickelodeon and later, ABC (as "Disney's Doug", originally known as "Brand Spanking New Doug").

Spoilers below, honk honk.

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    Douglas Yancey "Doug" Funnie

Voiced by: Billy West (Nickelodeon), Thomas McHugh (Disney), Masako Nozawa (Japanese dub), Sérgio Rufino (Brazilian Portuguese, Nickelodeon), Fábio Lucindo (Brazilian Portuguese, Disney), Carlos Macedo (European Portuguese)

The main character of the show, Doug is the Ridiculously Average Guy who moved to a new town and is trying to make new friends.

  • Adorably Precocious Child: He's fairly mature for a preteen, being able to travel across town without getting into trouble.
  • Adorkable: He is so socially awkward to the nth degree that makes him cute. And when Patti's around, expect this to be turned Up to Eleven.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: Doug tends to worry constantly, to the point that it wouldn't be surprising if he had some kind of anxiety disorder. Nearly every episode has to do with his fear of being humiliated and judged by others.
  • Bad Boss: In the "Doug's Inc." episode. Subverted in the end.
  • Badass Adorable: In his Quailman fantasies. He can be this outside his fantasies whenever he pulls a Moment of Awesome.
  • Berserk Button: He hates it when people refer to his journal as a "diary".
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He doesn't always hold on his emotions and lets others know when enough is enough.
  • Book Dumb: Downplayed as he isn't a Straight A student, but he isn't failing his classes either. He does seem to struggle with math though.
  • Born Lucky: Everything works out for him. Sometimes even better than he expected it to! Usually because he was making a larger deal out of it in his head than the situation actually was, but also because he tends to work hard to resolve conflicts rather than letting them escalate.
  • Break the Cutie: During the Nickelodeon Christmas special when he believed Porkchop was going to be put down.
  • Butt-Monkey: Is often the subject of jokes and mockery from Roger.
  • Cannot Spit It Out: Goes the entire series without being able to reveal his feelings towards Patti...until Patti asks Doug to go on a "date-date" with her, revealing her feelings.
  • Captain's Log: His journal.
  • Character Development: He becomes less shy in the Disney series and gets more of a backbone as the series goes on.
  • Charlie Brown Baldness: Made odder by the fact that he needed to get a haircut in one episode, and in another episode, worried that he was going bald. However, most fan art and the live stage show made him a brunette.
  • Clear My Name: Doug's had a few incidents where he's been framed for something he didn't do and tried to figure out how to fix it. A lot of times, though, something else went and fixed it for him.
  • Clear Their Name: "Doug's Christmas Story" and trying to save Porkchop from being put down.
  • Corrupt the Cutie: Doug's Big Comeback from the Disney series.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Occasionally gets sarcastic towards Roger and Judy.
  • Embarrassing Middle Name: Yancey
  • The Everyman: He's an all-around average guy living with a mostly average family.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Doug doesn't like being bullied by anyone including by Bone and Roger, but have someone, like the latter, getting it in returns for too long is taking it too far for him.
  • Extreme Doormat: Has shades of this.
  • The Hero: Specially his alter ego, Quailman.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Skeeter.
  • I Have This Friend...: It's not me!
  • The Illegible: His handwriting can be most favorably described as "chicken scratches". This works to his favor in "Doug's Runaway Journal", where he loses his journal and finds it in the hands of Roger. He naturally fears the worst, but Roger can't make out anything written and just hands it back.
  • Insistent Terminology: It's a journal, not a "diary".
  • Jerkass Ball: While normally a Nice Guy, a few episodes have Doug act more insensitive than usual; though he ends up easing up at the end of the episode.
    • A slight exception would be in "Doug's Brainy Buddy." While he does come to accept Skeeter's intelligence by the episode's end, the Disney episodes make it clear that he's still quite bothered by it.
    • In "Doug's Fan Club". Todd become an annoying fanboy of Doug. Instead of cutting it nice and quickly he let it grow to unsupportable levels. What the result? Doug says some harsh words to him, making Todd running away and hiding in a tree in the middle of a storm. He apologized Todd and both became friends again.
    • In "Doug's Pet Capades," his first reaction to Porkchop wanting to enter the titular Pet Capades was apathy, then to laugh insensitively. He entered Porkchop in the show only after he found out that Roger was entering Stinky, and proceeded to devise the entire act himself, not giving Porkchop any say in it at all. Not until the day of the show, when Porkchop refused to go on, did Doug realize the error of his ways.
    • In "Doug's Inc.", he becomes a Bad Boss to Skeeter, Porkchop, Al and Moo just in order to buy a new expensive skateboard. In the end Doug gives up buying the skateboard and spends the money with tickets for all in an amusement park.
    • In "Doug Ripped Off!" he suspected one of his friends stole his bike.
    • In "Doug's Bad Trip", he and Judy almost ruined the dream trip which his dad planned.
  • The Klutz: At times.
  • Limited Wardrobe: Well, actually, this applies to all the characters, but Doug lampshaded it by showing everyone else that his wardrobe is filled with multiple identical sets of his outfit.
  • Love at First Sight: Loves Patti since the first time he saw her.
  • Mr. Imagination: His fantasies often play into the show.
  • Naïve Newcomer: The first episode of the Nick series revolves around him moving to Bluffington and meeting all the other major characters.
  • Nervous Wreck: At times he tends to imagine the situation he's in as much more intimidating than it actually is.
  • Nice Guy: While he has a few jerkish moments, he's usually a good-natured person.
  • Oh, Crap!: Every moment when he gets in trouble. Gives a big one two times in "Doug's Big News", the first one for getting caught by Mr.Bone criticizing his TV program and second just after he reads "Mr.Bone wears pink underwear".
  • Ridiculously Average Guy: He's not really Book Dumb, but also not a straight-A student, he's not very handsome, but not ugly (he's cute, though), he's not much of an athlete, but not terrible in athletics. He even described himself as being "painfully average".
    • It culminates in the second-to-last season where finds out that his permanent record just says "average" in all the fields.
    • He does have some areas where he excels though, like the arts (it must run in the family), as he's shown to be skilled in writing, drawing, and music.
  • Secret Diary: His Journal.
  • Shrinking Violet: Sometimes has trouble fitting in to new social situations.
  • The Southpaw: Doug in Left Field has Patti realize Doug is left-handed, and has him switch position while batting. Also watch whenever he has his banjo.
  • Superpowered Alter Ego: Quailman, and his companion Quaildog. Also, Doug often imagines himself in various other hero roles such as Smash Adams and Race Canyon. In "Doug's Christmas Story" all three of his alter egos appear at once.
  • Took a Level in Badass: In Doug to the Rescue, he was able to win in a fight against Roger... without lifting a finger.
  • Unresolved Sexual Tension: With Patti since he Cannot Spit It Out his feelings despite being implied during the show she has feelings for him too.
  • Vocal Evolution: In the "Doug Can't Dance" pilot, his voice was more high-pitched and nasal compared to his voice in every other episodes of the Nick series. Then during season four of the Nick series, his voice started to get lower. It lowered even further when Thomas Mc Hugh replaced Billy West as his voice actor in the Disney series. Possibly justified, since he's on the verge of puberty.


Voiced by: Fred Newman

Doug's pet and Non-Human Sidekick.

    Judith Anastasia "Judy" Funnie

Voiced by: Becca Lish, Letícia Quinto (Brazilian Portuguese, Nickelodeon), Raquel Marinho (Brazilian Portuguese, Disney), Yuriko Yamaguchi (Japanese dub)

  • Artsy Beret: Almost never seen without her Beatnik-inspired beret and circular shades. Her defining character trait is that she's a snobby artist who goes to a private highschool dedicated entirely to the arts and theater, so the creators made sure she looked as stereotypically "artsy" as possible.
  • Beatnik
  • Big Sister Bully: To Doug, at times, though usually only when he provokes her.
  • Bratty Teenage Daughter: At her worst
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Oh yes.
  • Cool Big Sis: At her best. When she's in a good mood, she's more than happy to give Doug advice on whatever problem he's currently dealing with.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Big time!
  • Fangirl: In-Universe, she's a big fan of William Shakespeare. Also, some figure-skater named Derrick Derrickson (who tends to perform Shakespeare's works as part of his figure-skating act).
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She's mean to Doug sometimes, but she cares for him deep down.
  • Large Ham: Proud to put the "drama" in "drama queen".
  • Meaningful Name: As mentioned above, she's a huge Shakespeare fangirl, and something of a drama queen. Appropriately, she's named after Judith Quiney (née Shakespeare), the Bard's daughter.
  • Nice Hat: Her beret.
  • One-Shot Character: Judy had a boyfriend named Kyle who left by the end of "Doug's Sister Act" and never came back, despite having a boyfriend named Cassius in episodes both before and after it.
  • Pet the Dog: Judy's one of the main antagonists of the series...yet she most definitely gets a lot of these.
  • Sunglasses at Night: She does take them off every now and then, but not often.

    Phil Funnie 
Voiced by: Doug Preis.


    Theda Funnie 
Voiced by: Becca Lish.

Doug's best friends and schoolmates

     Mosquito "Skeeter" Valentine

Voiced by: Fred Newman, Carlos Falat (Brazilian Portuguese), Rui Paulo (European Portuguese), Masami Kikuchi (Japanese dub)

Doug's best friend.

  • Adorkable: Like Doug, Skeeter is rather awkward but still beloved for those reasons.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Skeeter.
  • Black Best Friend: It's believed by many that Skeeter was intended to be African-American. Although Jim Jinkins states his reason for coloring him blue was only because he thought Skeeter looked good with blue skin and not as a substitute for brown skin, he has also stated he is pleased that many fans regard Skeeter as the Black Best Friend and his show as an example of racial harmony, as the different skin colors were a way of ensuring that the show resonated with viewers of all kinds.
  • Book Dumb: Subverted. While Skeeter often downplays his intelligence in the Nickelodeon version ("But I'm bad in math! I could be wrong!"), the Disney version reveals that he's actually one of the best students in his class, only earning his first ever F after creating a robot that did literally everything except what it was assigned to do. An episode of the Nickelodeon series has him eligible to attend college, and Doug has to deal with the possibility of losing his best friend.
  • Catchphrase: "Cool, man!"
  • Charlie Brown Baldness: Like Doug, Skeeter has only a dearth of hair on his head. Although, if viewed from above, the two boys are shown to have more hair than appears from the usual camera angles.
  • Chick Magnet: Loretta LaQuigley. The girl who dressed like him. Muffy Silverson. Finally, Beebe Bluff. In one episode, Doug mentions them all in one go, so there's no denying this.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Tends to space out very often and make odd sounds every now and then.
  • Dub Name Change: He's known as Stique in French and Tito in Spanish.
  • Genius Ditz: He's kooky, but he once got a perfect score of 1000 on an intelligence test (see "Hidden Depths" below) much to Doug's surprise.
  • Her Code Name Was "Mary Sue": In one episode, he writes himself as the Silver Skeeter, effortlessly defeating all obstacles with his astonishing powers. This annoys Doug, whose Quailman as a Guile Hero who gets by using his wits.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Doug.
  • Hidden Depths: After scoring 1000 on the aforementioned intelligence test, he gradually reveals to Doug that, in spite of his love of comic books and rock music, he's actually quite well read.
  • Improbably High I.Q.: There is no such thing as a "perfect" IQ of 1,000
  • Keet
  • The Lancer: As Doug's more eccentric best friend.
  • Nice Guy: Skeeter is for the most part a good friend and all-around pleasant person to be around.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: Despite having a ridiculously high IQ, he never really shows it.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: It's rare that anyone calls him by his name, even his parents and the school calls him Skeeter. In the Nickelodeon premiere, he explained it was a family name.
  • Smarter Than You Look: He always seemed to be easily confused and was, at times, rather goofy. It's later revealed, much to Doug's surprise, that he has a genius IQ. His intellect was played up more in the Disney episodes - in fact, Doug arguably displays more Cloudcuckoolander tendencies than Skeeter in some Disney episodes.
  • Verbal Tic: "Honk honk!"
  • Vocal Evolution: His voice was more nasal earlier on.
  • Who Names Their Kid "Dude"?: Why he was given the name Mosquito isn't known, especially since his younger brother has a more "conventional" name (Dale).

    Patricia "Patti" Mayonnaise

Voiced by: Constance Shulman, Eleonora Prado (Brazilian Portuguese), Konami Yoshida (Japanese dub)

Doug's Love Interest, Patti is an athletic, tomboyish girl.

  • Affectionate Nickname: Patti
  • Dangerously Short Skirt: Considering Patti is pretty athletic and uses bikes frequently. Averted in the Disney version since her skirt was replaced by pants.
  • Dark-Skinned Blonde: A blonde with tan skin.
  • Edible Theme Naming: Her name is based on parts of a burger.
  • The Heart: She's often the one that supports the main cast, especially Doug.
  • Hollywood Tone-Deaf: In the Disney version.
  • Homeschooled Kids: In the first episode of the Disney version, she tells Doug that she's only going to be in middle school for a couple of hours in the afternoon and would be home-schooled with her dad. Eventually ends up back in public school full-time after her dad gets a teaching position.
  • Jerkass Ball: While Doug holds the Jerk Ball for a considerable number of the episodes, Patti rarely gets it, maintaining her nice girl status but a notable exception is in "Doug Clobbers Patti". She gets angry with Doug just because he started to defeat her in everything.
  • Lethal Chef: She is horrible at cooking. Expected since she is a tomboy.
  • Magic Skirt: Never showed her panties despite being an athletic girl.
  • Master of the Mixed Message
  • Missing Mom: Patti's mom died in a car accident (which may or may not be connected with her father being in a wheelchair).
  • Nice Girl: She is very nice with her friends.
  • Only Sane Man: She tends to be one of the saner members of Doug's circle of friends.
  • Passionate Sports Girl: She loves sports and is pretty good in all of them.
  • Short Tank
  • Start My Own
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: In the Nickelodeon version. Averted in the Disney one, in which she cut her hair short and started wearing pants.
  • Tsundere: In the movie. She gets angry when she sees Doug hang out with other girl (who is a monster in disguise).
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Tomboy to Beebe's Girly Girl.
  • Unresolved Sexual Tension: It's implied at certain points during the show's run that Patti has feelings for Doug too, but nothing happens since Patti is unaware of Doug's feelings... until the last episode of the Disney series, when she finally asks him out.
  • Vocal Evolution: Her voice was a little bit lower in the pilot.
  • Youre Not My Mother: She yells this at Miss Kristal in "Patti's Dad Dilemma". She quickly feels guilty about being so horrible, however.

    Roger Klotz

Voiced by: Billy West (Nickelodeon), Chris Phillips (Disney), Marcelo Campos (Brazilian Portuguese, Nickelodeon), Marcelo Pissardini (Brazilian Portuguese, Disney), Akio Suyama (Japanese dub)

  • Anti-Role Model: Was used as this in the Nick series, less so in the Disney series.
  • The Bully: Though he relies on manipulating others, rather than physical violence.
  • Butt-Monkey: When he's not on the giving end, he's on the receiving end of constant Laser-Guided Karma.
  • Catchphrase: "Joeycookamonga!" became his catchphrase in the Disney version, although he DID say it just one time in the Nick series too, in "Doug's in the Money." Another one that came up more often was "Sayonara, suckers!"
  • Character Development: Roger goes from being the stereotypical bully to a Sixth Ranger member of Doug's group.
  • Characterization Marches On: In "Doug Can't Dance", he's implied to have a crush on Patti and acts as a romantic rival against Doug. In later episodes, though Doug often worries the contrary, Roger is never depicted as having an interest in Patti and Patti is consistently shown to dislike him.
  • Cheaters Never Prosper: See Laser-Guided Karma below.
  • Daddy Didn't Show: Roger wanted his father to come to a wheelbarrow race, but his dad never bothered to show up.
  • Disappeared Dad: His parents are divorced. Mr. Klotz moved out when Roger was just a baby and lives in nearby Bloatsburg, but never comes to visit.
  • Dub Name Change: In the Spanish dub, his name is Rufo.
  • Evil Laugh: Not really evil, but he has a very obnoxious bully laugh.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Roger may be a bully but he often uses verbal rather than physical since any form of the latter is taking it too far, even for him unless he's the one doing it obviously. Same goes if it's a threat.
    • He's forced to think about this when he issued a fight but only to back down after getting freaked about Doug's tactics, which didn't involved a single hit.
  • Freudian Excuse: He sabotages a Father/Son picnic because his own father refused to show up (and it's implied that wasn't an isolated incident).
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: He's more or less part of the main group of kids, but it's pretty obvious that none of the others like him.
  • Gang of Bullies: His gang which consists of him, Boomer, Ned, and Willie.
  • Green and Mean: He's a bully with green skin.
  • Hate Sink: Early on, he was mostly just an unlikable, two dimensional bully whose main role is to punch Doug down so that we have all the more reason to root for him, and even genuinely nice characters like Patti and Skeeter can't stand him. Later episodes downplayed this by showing his Hidden Depths.
  • Held Back in School: It's eventually revealed at the end of the Nickelodeon series that he's been in the sixth grade for three years.
  • Hidden Depths: In "Doug Wears Tights," Roger demonstrates some surprisingly good dance skills. He actually played the Rat King in the town's amateur production of The Beetcracker. Between his dance skills, his acting turn as the "Pot Roast of Hospitality" in "Doug's on Stage", his painting ability (which was illustrated in the Disney series), and his guitar playing one could say that Roger is a bit of a renaissance man.
  • Jerkass: On most days.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: At times he can be quite sweet!
  • Kavorka Man: Believe it or not, but he has a ton of fangirls.
  • Kindhearted Cat Lover: While he falls a little short of "kind-hearted," he certainly loves his cat. In fact, he utterly freaks out when Doug tries to tell him that he might have killed his cat when Stinky was actually pregnant. It was probably the only time where Roger was very tempted toward physical violence.
  • Large Ham: One of the biggest in the show, specially in the Nick version.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Boy, does he ever get hit by this, often in hilariously embarrassing ways.
    • In "Doug Didn't Do It", Doug takes the blame for Mr. Bone's stolen trophy and has to polish his other trophies as punishment. When Roger enters the assistant principal's office, he brags about how he framed Doug for the crime, oblivious to the fact that he has set the loudspeaker on the desk so that Mr. Bone can hear him. This results into Roger taking Doug's punishment while the latter is let off the hook.
    • In "Doug Gets His Ears Lowered", Roger makes fun of Doug for being afraid of receiving a haircut from The Fluke and gets her to cut his hair. He eventually learns the hard way why The Fluke should be avoided when he ends up with a highly embarrassing haircut.
    • In "Doug Save Roger", Roger is prepared to bully Mr. Bone's nephew Percy with water balloons. Turns out Percy is much bigger and tougher than Roger, who then gets an experience on what it's like to be bullied. (although admittedly, Percy did go very far on his act)
    • In "Doug's Big News", Roger tricks Doug by changing the heading of the script "Mr. Bone wears pink underwear", which Doug unwillingly reads, causing the assistant principal to kick off everyone who isn't Roger off the show. Roger finally pays the price when Doug offers him a gift for Mr. Bone, who receives a pair of pink boxers and punishes Roger by having him write otherwise on the board in detention.
    • In "Doug's Dental Disaster", Roger takes the opportunity to demoralize Doug when the latter plans to go to the dentist to get his cavity fixed. After Doug does so, he hears a patient screaming. And who was the screaming patient? Roger! Ironic, isn't it?
    • In "Doug's Lucky Hat", Roger steals Doug's hat and decides to keep it after "passing" his biology test (he got a D minus, which is apparently the highest grade he's ever got). When Roger brags about it, the hat blows off his head due to a gust of wind and he ends up chasing after it.
    • The biggest one of them all is in "Doug Throws a Party", where Roger dares Doug to pull off Connie's hat to reveal her bad haircut to everyone. When Doug refuses, Roger does it himself...and receives a huge punch from Connie as a result.
    • Zigzagged in "Doug's Derby Dilemma". Initially subverted when Roger succeed in sabotaging Doug's car but played straight when Doug managed to build a better car and when Roger tried to wreck Doug's car in the beginning of Mt. St. Buster Downhill Speed Race but ended taking himself out of the race. Subverted again in the end of the race when Roger managed to win the race fixing his car. Played straight in the end again when the prize of winning the race is writing letters for Major White supporters for one week.
  • Laughing at Your Own Jokes: Has a tendency to do this when he's insulting someone. Doug calls him out on it once saying he wouldn't need to laugh at his own jokes if he was actually funny. He quickly shuts up after that.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: In "Doug's Fat Cat", he comes very close to actually threatening physical violence on Doug when he thinks he got Stinky sick.
  • Pet the Dog: He's gotten a couple of these moments.
  • Phrase Catcher: Frequently gets an unamused "Very funny, Roger" from Doug.
  • Rags to Riches: The backstory on how Roger became rich.
  • Rich Bastard: Retooled into a male version of this trope in Disney's Doug. In the original series, he was dirt poor and lived in a trailer (although this wasn't initially established in the pilot, where he actually briefly mentioned having new shoes).
  • Screams Like a Little Girl: A few times, like when he makes Doug say that Mr. Bone wears pink underwear. Doug has him give Mr. Bone a present and he lets out a hilarious screech when Mr. Bone opens it to see pink boxers.
    • Taken Up to Eleven in the Disney series to the point where "Disney's One Too" had a segment called "Roger Klotz's Scream Theater" where Doug would show a clip of Roger screaming like a girl.
  • Took a Level in Kindness:
    • Straddled the line in the Disney series as he picked on Doug far less often, but when he does he's much more cruel.
    • He's also decidedly nicer to Doug as the Nick series progresses.
  • Troubled, but Cute
  • Vocal Evolution: In "Doug Can't Dance", his voice was considerably more shrill and screechy, and he didn't have an indoor voice.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Literally. One episode shows him afraid of an innocuous snake.

    Beebe Bluff

Voiced by: the late Alice Playten, Márcia Regina (Brazilian Portuguese, Nickelodeon), Adriana Pissardini (Brazilian Portuguese, Disney)

  • Bratty Teenage Daughter: Though she's nowhere near as bad as her father can be.
  • Calling the Old Man Out: Strangely, both moments occur when her parents are being mean to Doug.
    • She has a more subdued version when she finally confronts her mother for being a Stage Mom while Mrs. Bluff is blaming Doug for Beebe's horrible ballet audition. Beebe explains she messed up on purpose because her mother wouldn't listen to the many times she told her she didn't want to be the star.
    • She has a rather spectacular moment in the movie when she catches her father threatening to destroy Doug and Skeeter's lives and orders him to back off and leave them alone.
      Beebe: DADDY! KNOCK IT OFF!
  • The Chick: Though she can occasionally be a Badass Normal too; the girl knows how to get what she wants.
  • Daddy's Girl: At times.
  • Fallen Princess: In the episode "Beebe Goes Broke".
  • Fiery Redhead: A bit of a hothead; fitting for her purple-reddish hair.
  • Little Miss Snarker: Has her moments.
  • Lovable Alpha Bitch: Despite being filthy rich and her family owning the whole town, she's usually quite nice.
  • Rich Bitch: When the plot calls for it.
  • Rich in Dollars, Poor in Sense: At times, like in one episode where she doesn't even know what the term "broke" (as in, bankrupt) means.
  • Spoiled Sweet: When not needed as a Rich Bitch in the plot.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Girly Girl to Patti's Tomboy.
  • Tsundere: Towards Skeeter.

    Connie Benge 
Voiced by: Becca Lish, Cláuda Carli (Brazilian Portuguese, Nickelodeon), Fernanda Bullara (Brazilian Portuguese, Disney)

  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: It was revealed in a 1999 Disney Adventure's comic that Connie has a crush on Roger, though it was previously hinted that she had one on Doug in the Nick series.
  • Ascended Extra: She's given a much bigger role in Disney's Doug.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Roger learned this the hard way. ‘’Very’’ hard.
  • Butt-Monkey: Connie is mocked by Roger almost as much as Doug.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Sometimes.
  • The Cutie
  • Double Standard: Abuse, Female on Male: Subverted. In one episode during the Nick series, Roger tried to humiliate Connie by exposing her bad haircut at a party Doug was hosting. While Roger laughed his ass off, Connie responded by slugging him in the gut and taking her hat back. While the show had dropped An Aesop about not resorting to physical violence during arguments, Connie comes across as more justified in that the Aesop was delivered in an episode where Doug got in a fight over a misunderstanding (and only fought back after being hit first), while Roger's intentions were deliberately to invade Connie's personal space and shame her as sick amusement.
  • Fanservice Pack: In the Disney series.
  • Formerly Fat: In-between the Nick and Disney series she slimmed down, apparently having spent the summer at a Fat Camp. Many people were shocked when the new Connie arrived back to town.
  • Gossipy Hens: She became this in "Doug's Bloody Buddy," having taking up a hobby of spreading rumors ranging from ridiculous to downright mean. She eventually learns her lesson after getting nearly everyone to think Skeeter's a vampire. It's mentioned she got punished by the school for one of the rumors she spread, so she avoided becoming a Karma Houdini.
  • Out of Focus: She doesn't have as much focus as other members of Doug's group, Roger included.
  • She Cleans Up Nicely: Went away one summer and came back slimmed down, more 'developed' and with a slightly different hairstyle.

    Chalky Studebaker 
Voiced by: Doug Preis, Mauro Eduardo Lima (Brazilian Portuguese, Nickelodeon), Vagner Fagundes (Brazilian Portuguese, Disney)

  • Academic Athlete: He's an athletic and smart over-achiever.
  • The Big Guy: The most athletic and strongest of Doug's friends.
  • Big Man on Campus: Fits Chalky to a T!
  • Broken Ace: Shown three times. The first time it's shown the kind of pressure he's under to live up to the example set by his brother, Cliff who's Always Someone Better, the second time it's shown that for all his skills he's a really lousy artist. Also, when he is chosen to sing "Pomp and Circumstance" at their graduation, he's obviously Hollywood Tone-Deaf.
  • Demoted to Extra: In the ABC/Disney version.
  • Foil: Chalky is essentially what Doug often imagines himself to be: the popular jock with good grades rather than the clumsy artist with average grades.
  • Innocently Insensitive: He can hurt Doug's feelings on occasion, but he never means to act like a jerk.
  • Lovable Jock: Unless he lets his competitiveness get the better of him, he's really nice.
  • The Perfectionist: Chalky often works hard hoping to be good at everything, mostly so he can keep up with his brother.

    Willie White, Boomer Bledsoe, and Ned Cauphee 
Voiced by: Doug Preis, Billy West (Nickelodeon series only)/Chris Phillips (Disney series only), and Fred Newman respectively.

  • Alliterative Name: Willie White and Boomer Bledsoe.
  • Bad "Bad Acting": Boomer in "Doug on Stage" when playing the role of a tree.
    • Ned wasn't much better as an actor.
    • To be fair, the dialogue they were working with was pretty awful to begin with. Nevertheless, it's pretty easy to see why they had non-speaking roles (except as part of the "rap chorus") as peas in Judy's version of the pageant.
  • Cowardly Sidekick: Applies to all. Especially Boomer and Willy!
  • Even Evil Has Standards: In the movie, Boomer actually tells Roger he has second thoughts about using a fake monster to scare Skeeter because he claims "Isn't that a little mean?". Also helps that of the gang he's the only one who is not that mean to Doug.
  • Gang of Bullies: The gang are often seen hanging out with Roger.
  • Hidden Depths: Ned is an excellent pianist, but never really played because either his siblings or his friends would pull the bench out from under him. Doug's grandma encourages him to play, and it motivates him to join the school marching band. note 
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: Ned has twelve siblings (ten brothers and twin sisters), and they're all terrible kids.
  • Only Sane Man: Ned to an extent, he's considerably more intelligent than the rest.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: Boomer. When not accompanied by the others in his gang, he's actually quite civil and friendly to Doug. Furthermore, many times he's shown to be the least antagonistic to him and to the other children overall. He demonstrates respect for Doug on some occasions as well - when Roger was jealous of Doug and Patti's popularity as news anchors in "Doug's Big News," Boomer outright stated that he thought Doug and Patti made a great team. Also, it's worth noting that he and his cohorts weren't involved in Roger's scheme to take over the newscast, and appeared just as gleeful as everyone else when Roger got his comeuppance.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: In the Disney episode "Doug's Big Comeback", Doug starts making comebacks to Roger's insults, causing the trio to start hanging out with Doug instead of Roger. However, Doug finds himself having to constantly make harsh jokes about everyone (even using an insult comic as inspiration) for the sake of keeping them amused. Doug eventually develops too much regret to continue, so Willie, Boomer, and Ned go back to hanging out with Roger.
  • Upper-Class Twit: Willie. He is the mayor's son, after all.
  • Verbal Tic: Willie's DUUUH!

    Al and Moo Sleech 
Both Voiced by: Eddie Korbich, Hermes Baroli (Brazilian Portuguese).

  • Abhorrent Admirer: In one episode, one of the brothers strikes up an online relationship with Judy who is completely enamored with him.....until she sees who it really is when they meet, music, flowers and all.
  • Amazingly Embarrassing Parents: Played with. A lot of the kids think their dad's some sort of insane and amoral Mad Scientist that Al and Moo hardly try to deny, and in fact act afraid about any of the kids meeting him. However, when we meet the man he's... a donut maker. Granted he builds his own equipment, but hardly the sort who conducts 'strange experimentations.'
  • Commuting on a Bus: In Disney's Doug, the Sleech twins don't go to the same middle school as the rest of the group but instead go to the Moody School for the Gifted (Judy's school).
  • Full-Name Basis: They typically refer to Doug by his full name.
  • May–December Romance: Both have crushes on Judy.
  • The Smart Guy: Two genius twins who are also in Doug's group of friends.

    Guy Graham

Voiced by: Guy Hadley.

     Skunky Beaumont 
Voiced by: Doug Preis.

  • Ascended Extra: He was a background character (indeed, only mentioned and never seen) in the Nickelodeon before becoming a recurring extra in the Disney version.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: To some extent, yes. He's implied to actually know more than he lets on.
  • The Ghost: He wasn't seen until Disney's Doug, but was very much mentioned.
  • Living Legend: In a minor sense, he's one of the most talked about students until he's actually shown.
  • Surfer Dude: At least he talks like it.


    Fentruck Stimmel 
Voiced by: Fred Newman.

    Cassandra Bleem 
  • Alpha Bitch: Cassandra is this trope.
  • The Beautiful Elite
  • It's All About Me
  • Jerkass: She's DEFINITELY the biggest jerk on the whole show...even worse than Roger and Mr. Bluff by a landslide! She's not even misunderstood!
    • She seems more along the lines of arguably. She didn't market a G-Rated Drug to kids like Mr. Bluff or isn't a Sadist like Percy Femur. She just is an Alpha Bitch that didn't like Patti; nor did her friends of nameless popular kids that Doug and their gang were trying to use for popularity themselves.
  • Valley Girl: Her voice surely applies, even if she's not The Ditz by any means. She's just Book Dumb at times.

The A/V Nerds

Voiced by: Chris Phillips.

    Brian, Elmo and Lincoln 
Voiced by: Doug Preis, Alice Playten and Tom McHugh respectively.

School staff

    Lamarr Bone

Voiced by: Doug Preis, Carlos Silveira (Brazilian Portuguese)

  • Berserk Button: Don't imply that he wears pink underwear if you know what's good for you.
    • As a stickler for the rules, he's big into giving punishments and detentions. So a quick way to make him angry is to trick him into punishing an innocent student.
  • Dean Bitterman: Although he will loosen up if you push all the right buttons.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Lamar Bone has made himself known, especially towards Doug and company, he's the one person that often enforced the rules on them if denied a chance to explain but he can be overruled by anyone at a higher position than him and one person has that power... Principal Buttsavitch.
    • He also won't put up with students being in fights, that includes Percy Femur... yes, family members are fair game.
  • Jaded Washout: The episode "Doug's Shock Therapy" suggests that, as a kid, he was actually very well liked (though probably not to the extent that his flashback suggests), and that his general nastiness is at least partly due to job dissatisfaction and loneliness in his personal life. This is further proven when he goes on a date with the similar-minded Mrs. Stinson in "Doug's Babysitter" as both of them become significantly more pleasant when in each other's company.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Most of the time, he's a mean Dean Bitterman that lives to enforce the school rules, but he can be bargained with if he knows it's fair.
  • Large Ham: His voices is an impression of Don Knotts.
  • Obstructive Bureaucrat: Very often, his beliefs on how to run the school often conflict with the students. And he's a firm believer on that rules were not made to be broken.
  • Pet the Dog: He often stops fights.
  • Sadist Teacher: At his worst.
  • Stern Teacher: At his best. He once expelled his own nephew when he caught him bullying Doug.
  • 0% Approval Rating: He isn't exactly well liked among at the students at Bluffington School due to his overly strict tendencies and obnoxious hobbies, such as yodeling. Roger even screamed in horror when it was announced that he would be the new Vice principal of Bebe Bluff Middle School.

    Mayor (later Principal) Bob White 
Voiced by: Greg Lee, Muybo Cury (Brazilian Portuguese, Nickelodeon), Gileno Sandoro (Brazilian Portuguese, Disney)

Bluffington's ex-mayor, who lost reelection to Tippy Dink shortly near the end of the Nickelodeon run. In the Disney run, he becomes Principal of the middle school.

    Ms. Wingo 
Voiced by: Doris Belack, Maximira Figueiredo (Brazilian Portuguese, Nickelodeon), Helena Samara (Brazilian Portuguese, Disney)

  • Cool Teacher: Has her moments, such as in "Doug Meets Robobone," when she's jamming with the class to The Beats.
  • Demoted to Extra: Replaced by Mr.Kristal in the ABC/Disney version and made only small cameos after that.
  • Stern Teacher: She doesn't have much tolerance for poor behavior in her class, but she does have her students best interests at heart.

    Emily Kristal 
  • Cool Teacher: She acts out the various books or plays she reads.
  • Fired Teacher: In "Doug Get His Wish". She is reinstated at the end.
  • Good Stepmother: She doesn't become Patti's stepmother until the series finale, but judging by her kind nature, there's no doubt she's good to her stepdaughter.
  • Happily Married: To Chad Mayonnaise in the series finale.
  • Second Love: To the widowed Chad Mayonnaise.

    Chad Mayonnaise 

    Coach Spitz 
Voiced by: Jeff Bergman.

  • Hoist by His Own Petard: His team was beaten by Patti and her friends after mocking her for being a girl.
  • Jerkass: He's needlessly rude to anyone and everyone who doesn't meet his standards. He's sexist, as illustrated when he won't let Patti join the baseball team just because she's a girl. And he shows no regard for his athletes' well-being, of which perhaps the most disturbing example is when he refuses to step in to stop Patti's starving herself in the Disney "eating disorder" episode even after she's already fainted due to malnutrition because "thinner athletes run faster." He's willing to endanger his athletes' health and welfare as long as they can still perform, which arguably puts him above even Percy Femur as the worst jerk of the series (as Spitz is not only an adult but an authority figure and should know better, whereas Percy is still a kid).
  • Perma-Stubble: Always sports a heavy five o'clock shadow.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: He excluded Patti from his team just because she is a girl.
  • Sadist Teacher: A rather abusive coach.

    Cecelia Newberry 
  • Horrible Judge of Character: An irredeemably horrible one at that, being totally convinced all the way to the end of her first and only appearance that Roger's a sweet, innocent angel and Doug's a rotten little troublemaker. Even after Doug tries to talk some sense into her, all he really ends up convincing her of is that he has a Hidden Heart of Gold, which prompts him to pretty much give up on her.
  • Hot Teacher: Not only a beautiful teacher but one of the most beautiful characters of the cartoon.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: While often too quick to judge Doug on his actions, she is rightfully upset when Doug forgets to do his report by devoting his time to make a card saying "Best Sub" for her.

    Principal Buttsavitch 
  • The Ghost: Often mentioned in the first seasons but never appears in the screen. There are even an episode about Doug trying to meet him.
  • Unfortunate Names: Maybe we never see him because he's too embarrassed by his name to show himself in public.

Doug's friends family and other characters

    Bud Dink
Voiced by: Fred Newman.

Doug's next door neighbor.

  • Catchphrase: "Very expensive!"
  • Cloudcuckoolander: A bit on the nutty side. In "Doug's First Movie", for example, he buys a Virtual Reality helmet that replicates being in his living room...and sets it up in his living room.
  • Friend to All Children: Despite having no children of his own, he's extremely fond of them, acting as a Voice of Reason to Doug and is the local Scout Master.
  • Cool Uncle: Acts like one for Doug.
  • Happily Married: With Tippy.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Asks for Doug to punch him to measure his strength in "Doug's Big Brawl". Doug gives him a big punch in his stomach, almost knocking out Bud.
  • The Hyena: Bud laughs of everything.
  • Informed Ability: Claims to be a professional writer in "Doug Bags a Neematoad." This is never mentioned again.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: Mr. Dink is at least middle-aged and someone Doug sometimes goes to for help.
  • Like a Son to Me: He once said this about Doug.
  • Mad Libs Catchphrase: Bud's newest purchase was always "very expensive."
  • Meaningful Name: The acronym DINK stands for "Double Income, No Kids" which quite accurately describes the Dinks. It's probably why he has so much money to throw around on all that "very expensive" gear.
  • New Tech Is Not Cheap: Invokes this trope frequently saying his new high-tech gadgets were very expensive.
  • Nice Guy: To the point where he's actually moved to tears when he learns that Doug and Skeeter have been working to replace the grill they accidentally broke - he's just so touched that they would do that for him.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: In "Doug's Minor Catastrophe" the normally jovial Mr. Dink becomes very upset to the point of quitting his job after he learns Bluffco is marketing Nic-Nacs to children.
  • Savvy Guy, Energetic Girl: A Gender flipped example. Bud is the energetic man.
  • Uncle Pennybags: Downplayed, considering that Mr. Dink can afford all the new gadgets that are "very expensive".
  • Violence Really Is the Answer: In the episode "Doug's Big Brawl", Bud incentives Doug to use violence against his enemies in the school, to Phil's dismay.

    Tippy Dink 
Voiced by: Doris Belack

Bud Dink's wife, who eventually becomes mayor.

  • Adults Are Useless: Averted, especially in the Disney series.
  • Ascended Extra: She's got a rather prominent role in the film, as she and Mr. Dink are made aware of Herman's existence by Doug and Skeeter.
  • Apathetic Citizens: Averted. She was a city counilwoman for years and eventually got fed up with Mayor White's refusal to do anything about civic infrastructure, so decided to take matters into her own hands by running for mayor and winning.
  • Deadpan Snarker: In the Nick series.
  • Genre Savvy: Gives wise advice to Doug and won the major election knowing the weak points of Bob White.
  • Happily Married: She's amused (if occasionally frustrated) with Bud's antics, and she genuinely loves and cares about him.
  • Meaningful Name: The acronym DINK stands for "Double Income, No Kids" which quite accurately describes the Dinks.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: When she becomes elected as mayor of Bluffington, and she's very dedicated to improving the city and keeping BluffCo in check.
  • Savvy Guy, Energetic Girl: A Gender flipped example. Tippy is the Savyy woman.

    Joseph "Joe" Valentine 
  • Forgetful Jones: Rarely finishes a sentence as he usually forgets the last word of them, leading to fan speculation that he has early onset Alzheimer's.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Gets angry pretty easy.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: When Doug and Skeeter were attempting to raise money to replace Mr Dink's grill, which they accidentally broke, he offers to pay them to rake the leaves in his yard. However, as they're about to collect, Dale jumps into their leaf pile and begins to make a new mess and Joe decides that since his other son has made a new mess, the boys don't deserve to get paid for hours of work they already put in. What a dick.

    Dale Valentine 

Voiced by: Fred Newman
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: He can get a little on Doug and Skeeter's nerves.
  • Hidden Depths: He’s actually very intelligent for a toddler. For example he was the ‘’only’’ person to recognize Doug in the Hamburger Boy costume, luckily Skeeter just thought he was being silly.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: He’s ‘’terrified’’ of . Doug learned this the hard way when the episode he babysat Dale.

    Mrs. Mayonnaise 

    Edwina Klotz 
  • Action Mom: She drives Monster trucks!
  • Amicable Exes: Averted. The only time she's seen with her ex-husband was during a flashback when Roger was a baby, and she's arguing with Roger's dad over who's supposed to keep a plastic cow they owned. Given that Mr. Klotz hardly sees Roger (and may be a factor in his meaner traits) this might be why.
  • Nice Girl: For as nasty as Roger can be, his mom's very nice and affable to everyone, especially Doug.
  • Parents as People: Somewhat. She's a good person and clearly loves Roger, but it's clear she doesn't exactly have a handle on Roger's nastier tendencies and it might be because she works full time so she doesn't notice.

Voiced by: by Fred Newman

  • Cats Are Mean
  • Demoted to Extra: Stinky accompanied Roger quite often during the Nickelodeon run, often taunting at Porkchop. While this continues to the Disney run however, sightings of her become more seldom, despite accompanying the Klotz family when they move into their new mansion upon becoming rich.
  • Morality Pet: As nasty as Roger can be there is no doubt about how much he loves his cat. Check out "Doug's Fat Cat" where Roger actually breaks down in tears when he thinks Stinky is sick.
  • Right-Hand Cat: To Roger
  • Samus Is a Girl: Thought to be a boy until she had kittens.
  • Your Tomcat Is Pregnant

     William "Bill" Bluff III

Voiced by: Doug Preis

  • Big Bad:
    • In the TV series, there were episodes where his company was marketing Nic-Nacs to children with his knowledge, and where he tried to kill a dog for saving his kid from falling through the ice (on Christmas).
    • According to the Disney Wiki, Bluff has also done many illegal things such as rig a contest, get government agents to go inside a house without a search warrant, torture, and bribe authorities.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: More so in the Disney episodes and movie.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Whenever he's in a more villainous role (namely "Doug's Christmas Story" and the movie), he always turns around at the end and does the right thing, albeit sometimes being forced into doing it.
  • Knight Templar / Well-Intentioned Extremist: In "Doug's Christmas Story".
  • Lantern Jaw of Justice: While the "Justice" part varies, he's got a pretty impressive chin.
  • One Judge to Rule Them All: In Doug's New School. After Principal (formerly Mayor) White holds a contest to name said new school, Mr. Bluff names it the "Beebe Bluff Middle School" after his daughter, making the whole contest (and conflict of the episode) pointless.
  • Papa Wolf: Very protective of his beloved daughter Beebe. When it seems that Porkchop has attacked her in Doug's Christmas Story (when he was really trying to save her from thin ice), Mr. Bluff's actions border on Knight Templar Parent. He strong arms then-mayor White into forcibly incarcerating Porkchop in the county's toughest, meanest dog pound, starts a public smear campaign against Doug and his family simply because they protested Porkchop's harsh treatment, and blatantly attempted to rig Porkchop's trial by overdramatizing Beebe's injury (the leg cast was clearly fake).
  • Rich in Dollars, Poor in Sense: In one episode, he tries to "inspire" Doug with the story of how he started his bumper sticker business all by himself... before he remembered he was filthy rich and hired people to do all the hard work for him.
  • Southern Gentleman
  • Upper-Class Twit: More of this than a Corrupt Corporate Executive in the Nickelodeon episodes.

The Beets

     All members 
  • Put on a Bus: They disband in the Disney incarnation due to an undisclosed feud between them, much to Doug's dismay.

    Monroe Yoder 

    Clyde "Chap" Lipman 

    Wendy Nespah 
  • The Smart Guy: It turns out she's the smartest member of the band, having a law degree. This meant she was the only one who read her recording contract before she signed it, so she's not stuck in debt like the rest of the Beets.
  • The Smurfette Principle: The only female member of the Beets.

Minor characters

    Percy Femur 
Voiced by: Billy West (Nickelodeon series only)

    Mr. Swirly 
  • Failed a Spot Check: Somehow never realized that his own "Booster Bars" were being mixed with cement.
  • Honest Corporate Executive: He cares deeply about the quality of his company's products. For example, when he discovers the inedible booster bars the Bluff Scouts have been selling are made by his company, he declares an emergency and hurries to the factory with Doug alongside him to figure out what's going on. After discovering the booster bars really were made with cement (due to accidental tampering from a nearby construction site), Swirly shut production down and, as thanks to Doug and to make it up to the Bluff Scouts, he donates them a whole shipment of new chocolate for free.

    Todd Bentley 
  • Attention Whore: That's why he wants Doug to do magic tricks every time.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: To Doug's dismay.
  • Loony Fan: Follows Doug everywhere after becoming his fan. Doug obviously doesn't like it.

    Roger's Dad 
  • Abusive Parents: Subverted. The Nickelodeon series built him up to be one, considering Roger's general character and the fact that he left his family years ago and largely avoids contact with them. But when he finally does appear in the Disney version, while a little dim and terrible at jokes, he seems to be a loving father to Roger and a very friendly person.
  • Bumbling Dad: Hardly surprising, given he's a clown by profession.
  • Cannot Tell a Joke: Nice guy, but his jokes are horrendous
  • Disappeared Dad: He got divorced from Mrs. Klotz when Roger was very young and doesn't visit Roger that often.
  • Good Parents: Sure he dumped his family and relinquished full custody of his son to his wife, but he's overjoyed to see Roger when he comes in the Disney version and seems to have his best interests at heart, as shown with him refusing to allow him to see a new violent movie called "Targetman", since he does not want him exposed to the violence.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: While hesitant to take Roger to see the new movie "Targetman", he agrees to preview the movie himself before reaching conclusions about it, and decides he was right about his instincts.

    Smash Adams 

    Ronald Wisenheimer 
Voiced by: Billy West

    Stanley Steel 

     Mrs. Stinson 
  • Babysitter from Hell: Zigzagged. She's not physically abusive, but she's so obnoxious and chock full of incredibly strict rules, she almost makes Mr. Bone look nice.
  • Batman Gambit: Judy and Doug pull one towards her. Once they've reached their wits end with Mrs. Stinson, they finally realize the reason why she's constantly butting into their social lives: She has none of her own, so what else does she have to do? So they trick her into thinking they're sneaking out to city hall, so she'll go there to catch them like usual, on a day that Mr. Bone just happens to be making a presentation. When she meets him, it's love at first sight, and she stops pestering the kids.
  • Birds of a Feather: With Mr. Bone.
  • Expy: Imagine if Mary Poppins was elderly and had no magical powers or any likability.
  • Innocently Insensitive: She takes her babysitting job so seriously, that she suffers from this frequently. For instance, when Doug is about to get a lunch from cafeteria, she comes and stops him, declaring aloud that his parents would never forgive her if she didn't make sure he had a nutritious lunch, causing everyone in the cafeteria to laugh at him. Later in the episode, when she discovers Judy has snuck out to go to the movies, she calls the police and has them stop the movie and ask aloud in the theater is Judy Funnie is present.
  • Lethal Chef: She serves Doug and Judy disgusting meals, like cooked prunes.
  • Polly Wants a Microphone: She has a talking parrot whom she uses as a spy to make sure Doug and Judy obey her rules.

Voiced by: Frank Welker


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