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Voiced by: Rick Jones (English, Season 1), Rob Paulsen (Film)
  • Adorkable: Aside from being small, gangly and goofy, he has his moments of actually being very cute, particularly when in "Baby Love, Oh Baby Love" he falls for a beautiful stranger and tries to impress her. Further emphasised by the fact that Jeanneline is clearly in love with him.
  • Anti-Hero: While not as extreme as the typical examples, Gwizdo is still usually a cowardly and greedy swindler. He has extorted, blackmailed and kidnapped to get big money. He may have become irredeemable long ago if it weren't for his buddy, Lian-Chu.
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  • Big Brother Instinct: He usually can't stand children, but he cares a lot about Zaza and sometimes acts like an older brother to her, and she's one of a handful of people he's willing to protect.
  • Big Guy, Little Guy: Little Guy to Lian-Chu's Big Guy.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: He has enormous eyebrows that offset his large blue eyes.
  • Bound and Gagged: In the episode "Prince Charming!" he gets tied up and gagged when he discovers a conspiracy against Prince Charming.
  • Brains and Brawn: The Brains to Lian-Chu's Brawn.
  • Brooklyn Rage / Joisey: He has a Brooklyn or New Jersey accent.
  • Butt-Monkey: He has constant bad luck, but most of the time he deserves it.
  • Catchphrase: "Just sign here, here, and here." "Boyoboyoboyoboy!", "Lordy, lordy" and "Run for your liiiiiiives!" He also tends to say things like "Jumpin' Jabberwockies!" and "Lactatin' lizards!"
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  • Childhood Friend: Of Lian-Chu and Billy Toughnut.
  • Commitment Issues: He tries to get out of every opportunity to be married to Jeanneline, while avoiding getting evicted at the same time.
  • Conveniently an Orphan: Grew up in the same orphanage as his buddy.
  • Cowardly Lion: In "Gland of the Mimikar". He's the only one who can save Lian-Chu in the episode and he's terrified of the Mimikar, due to its size. He goes in anyway, after much consideration.
  • Deadpan Snarker: He has a wisecrack for every situation.
  • Dirty Coward: Prefers to have his buddy do the fighting and generally only confronts an opponent when forced to.
  • Distressed Dude: Whenever he gets into a scrape he needs to be rescued.
  • Everyone Has Standards: He's genuinely shocked when the local lord in "Collywoble Water" would let Hector devour the town to keep all of the klurks.
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  • Freudian Excuse: His egotism stems from his miserable childhood at Mother Hubbard's orphanage: the poor kid was bullied and abused and even Mother Hubbard doesn't think too highly of him, despite the fact that he was a business prodigy.
  • Fingerless Gloves: Of the hobo variety.
  • Hammy Herald: He introduces Lian-Chu this way on a regular basis.
  • Heroic BSoD: He sinks into a deep depression in "The Strange Taste of Cocomak".
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Again with Lian-Chu.
  • Hidden Depths: He doesn't like to admit it but he's a surprisingly good artist.
  • Honest John's Dealership: He peddles his dragon-hunting service with typical salesman talk.
  • Idiot Hair: He has three strands of hair sticking up from the top of his head when he's bareheaded, and his hair is unkempt enough.
  • Impossibly Cool Clothes: Dresses like a cross between Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III and Yoon Tae-goo.
  • In-Series Nickname: Lian-Chu calls him "Gwiz" sometimes.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Though he's cowardly, selfish, lazy, loud-mouthed and a shameless cheat, he's still a good man and is mostly loyal to those he considers friends. He has a particular soft spot for Lian-Chu, Zaza and Billy. In "The Conjunction of the Three Moons", Zaza says that he's not so bad once you get to know him.
  • Kick the Dog: He will often make Hector do all the dirty work, insult him and use him as bait for the dragon of the week.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: That said, in "Billy Toughnut", when Hector made fun of Gwizdo for crying, Gwizdo threatened to cook him.
  • Lovable Rogue: He's a slippery, greedy extortionist, but he's got charm and charisma, and a hidden heart of gold.
  • Manchild: He's in his thirties but he's impulsive and although he's cunning, resourceful and academically intelligent, he can be rather immature.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: Feminine Boy to Jeanneline's Masculine Girl
  • Messy Hair: He has unkempt brown hair that is both hat hair and a bedhead.
  • Miles Gloriosus: He brags about his heroic deeds but he would sooner flee from danger.
  • Motor Mouth: As well as being a fast-talking con man, he has a tendency to ramble a lot when he's nervous.
  • Mr. Vice Guy: Haggles desperate villagers regularly, but would stick his neck out for his closest friends and even put his life on the line to save them.
  • The Napoleon: Small and short-fused.
  • Never Bareheaded: He rarely takes his hat off. He even wears it to bed at times.
  • Nominal Hero: While loyal to his friends, Gwizdo is primarily in the Dragon Slaying business for the money.
  • Non-Action Guy: He's not much of a fighter. He lets Lian-Chu do all the fighting and relies on him to help him out of trouble. Played for drama in "The Strange Taste of Cocomak", where his uselessness in a fight sends him into a deep, introspective depression.
  • Not a Morning Person: He doesn't wake up well in the morning and sometimes complains about having to get up early.
  • Older Than They Look: He's in his early 30's but looks like he's in his early to mid 20's. He looks like a twelve year old at the very least.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Red to Lian-Chu's Blue.
  • Sand In My Eyes: In "Billy Toughnut", he cries when he listens to Billy despairing over the reveal that Gwendolyn is a giant spider. Embarrassed, he dismisses it as "dust in his eye", though his voice is clearly choked.
  • Shorter Means Smarter: Zig-zagged: While he's academically smarter, Lian-Chu is the more mature one.
  • Super Drowning Skills: He nearly drowns in a Fountain of Youth in "The Isle of Mist", and in a lake in "The Stuff of Dreams".
  • Small Name, Big Ego: He likes to paint himself as a big-shot dragon hunter but he's no more famous than all the others.
  • Stepford Snarker: His bluff and bluster is implied to cover up some deep insecurities.
  • Talking in Your Sleep: He has a tendency to mutter aloud in his sleep about making sales.
  • The Unfavorite: He was picked on by everyone at Mother Hubbard's Farm. Mother Hubbard herself was no help either.
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: He regularly gets his comeuppance, whether it's from cheating a client or mistreating Hector. In "Desperately Seeking Zoria" he's amusingly callous about the possibility that Zoria died on a mission.


Voiced by: Harry Standjofski (English, season 1), Forest Whitaker (Film)


Voiced by: Rick Jones (English, Season 1)
  • All Animals Are Dogs: Even though Hector is a dragon, he acts like a dog, but gets angry if someone mistakes him for one. Furthermore, Gwizdo tries to pass him off as one often.
  • Beleaguered Assistant: He ends up doing the majority of the grunt work for Gwizdo and Lian-Chu: carrying heavy loads of equipment and supplies, pedalling the St. George, sharpening weapons, and even (at one point) doing Gwizdo's laundry. While Lian-Chu seems appreciative of Hector's efforts and treats him with respect as a part of the team, Gwizdo often adds insult to injury by loading on the verbal abuse. Hector responds to Gwizdo by grumbling about the situation.
  • Butt-Monkey: Gwizdo treats him like trash. He and Menchi could share notes.
  • Non-Human Sidekick
  • Weasel Mascot: He's Gwizdo and Lian-Chu's dragon pet.


Voiced by: Sonja Ball (English, season 1)
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: She and Gwizdo bicker constantly and also seem really into each other.
  • Fat and Proud: After going on a hunt with the guys, she tells them that she's never doing that again because it's "bad for her waistline": she lost 20 pounds (not that she looks any different).
  • Fiery Redhead: She has ginger hair and a temper to match.
  • Lantern Jaw of Justice: She has a large chin and is a decent person.
  • Mama Bear: She will really lay into you if you let anything happen to her daughters. She's rather bitter with Gwizdo and Lian-Chu for training Zoria to become a dragon hunter.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: Masculine Girl to Gwizdo's Feminine Boy
  • Tsundere: She browbeats Gwizdo constantly for his unpaid tab and considers him a bad influence on her daughters, but she's also in love with him and wishes to marry him.


Voiced by: Annie Bovaird (English, season 1)

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