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A group of Free-Range Children who are frequently at a rivalry with the Eds (and sometimes each other) in pursuit of jawbreakers.


  • Absentee Actor: "Nagged to Ed" and "O-Ed Eleven" are the only episodes in which none of the kids appear, since the Eds and the Kankers only appear.
  • Aerith and Bob: The cul-de-sac kids consist of Sarah, Jimmy, Kevin, Jonny and... Nazz and Rolf. The name of Rolf makes sense since he is from an unknown location in Europe he refers to as The Old Country, but other than the possibility that Nazz is named after a band, her name is the strangest.
  • Aesop Amnesia: Of all the times they were scammed, you'd think they would know better than to give the Eds a single cent ever again. Of course, the Eds do frequently make legit services and products, but those are too far and few between to justify continued payments.
  • Bully and Wimp Pairing: Sarah bullies her older brother Ed and his friends and Jimmy is a complete wuss.
  • Comedic Sociopathy: They often result to violence when the Eds scam them, beating them up to get their money back and even tried to kill them in the movie. Sometimes when The Eds aren't around they end up beating each other up for petty reasons. Their violence is always played for laughs.
  • Cool Kid-and-Loser Friendship: Kevin and Nazz are stereotypically cool but all the other kids have "uncool" qualities that would make them unpopular in any other show (Sarah would be unpopular for being a Spoiled Brat, Jimmy would be unpopular with other guys and would be an easy target for bullies for his feminine interests and hobbies, Jonny would be unpopular due to his strange antics and publicly claiming a hunk of wood as his best friend, and Rolf would be unpopular for his culture's strange customs). In spite of this, they are all friends (even in the school episodes). Justified because they all see the Eds as the resident outcasts/losers and team up against them, and also due to the Minimalist Cast there are no other people to hang out with.
  • A Day in the Limelight:
    • "See No Ed" for all of them, especially Kevin. The Eds are nowhere to be seen and the other kids start searching for them.
    • "I Am a Curious Ed" focuses on Jimmy and Sarah trying to find out where babies come from. The Eds are entirely absent for the first half of the episode.
  • Depending on the Writer: How much they are sympathetic (or not) and their attitude towards the Eds. Rolf, Nazz and Jonny are the most likely to be kind to them however. Kevin and Sarah are hostile on sight usually while Jimmy is always afraid.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: If one Ed causes any trouble, they usually beat up all three of them to a merciless degree.
  • Enemy Mine: Before the ending movie, the Eds and the other kids do team up with each other from time to time, most notably in the alien invasion special. The kids can be downright friendly when they aren't be ripped off or pranked and it's an important reminder that the Eds are still Villain Protagonist characters in a way since their goals do involve dishonesty a lot.
  • Everyone Has Standards: At worst, most of them (Usually Kevin and Sarah) despise The Eds (Usually Eddy), and gleefully punish and/or humiliate them when given the chance, even when what they did wasn't entirely their fault or they had nothing to do with it at all. At best, they can force themselves to tolerate them as long as they behave...which rarely lasts long, usually thanks to Eddy. However, all of them were completely appalled by the way Eddy's brother brutally abused him and Edd, even the ones who were the biggest assholes toward them.
  • Free-Range Children: They all venture around town without adult supervision. Granted, most of them are in their pre-teens or early teens.
  • Freudian Excuse: Episodes like "See No Ed" imply the Eds have been so relentless in badgering the other kids with scams in the past that it's left them psychologically scarred, giving reason why they often have a very abrasive disposition towards them, even when they're not causing harm. At one point Kevin becomes so paranoid from scams that he believes that anything going wrong is a result of the Eds being out to get him.
  • Friendly Enemy: Rolf (when he's not with Kevin), Nazz, Jonny and Jimmy (when he's not with Sarah) are usually pretty nice to the Eds—at least, until they aren't pushed too far by their scams. Only Sarah and Kevin are straight-up antagonistic all the time.
  • The Friends Who Never Hang: Out of all the kids Kevin and Sarah spend the least amount of time together. Even though they are the ones who antagonize the Eds the most.
  • Gaining the Will to Kill: In The Movie. They're so badly injured and furious by the Eds' latest scam that they're no longer satisfied with simply beating them up; they're now perfectly willing to kill the Eds outright, with Kevin openly stating near the end of the film that they have to "pay with their lives."
  • Gullible Lemmings: Some of the Eds' scams obviously come off as fraudulent, and yet they fall for them almost every time. A perfect example is in the episode "Too Smart For His Own Ed." To elaborate, the kids start treating Edd differently from Ed simply because Edd lost the spelling bee to Ed for misspelling "gravy." Eddy exploits this situation, and creates the "Egghead Ed" scam. The kids actually paid Eddy the money and trusted ED to complete their assignments and expected passing grades. The kids later had the gall to act shocked when they end up with failing grades on their assignments (granted they were still scammed).
  • Hero Antagonist: All of them, since the Eds can be considered Villain Protagonists who try to scam the other kids out of their money in most episodes.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Rolf and Kevin, Jonny and Plank.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: Implied heavily in "See No Ed", which gives Sympathetic P.O.V. to how much being harassed by the Eds their entire lives has worn on their nerves. Jimmy even admits in remorse he constantly wished to be rid of them forever out of desperation. They're not proud of their contempt, but the Eds are that infuriating to put up with.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: The kids continually patronize Eddy's scams in spite of the many times he's tried to fleece them in the past. Even worse in some specific episodes: in "Too Smart For His Own Ed" they seriously think that Edd is dumb and Ed is a genius, in "A Fistful of Ed" they think Edd is a violent bully (when he was just being a Lethal Klutz), and many other examples.
  • Hypocrite Has a Point: Sure they as often as not bully the Eds without provocation despite hating it when the Eds give them trouble unprovoked but it's not entirely without justification given that the Eds (Especially Eddy) tend to cause them trouble.
  • Hypocritical Heartwarming: In The Movie, the kids (except Jimmy and Sarah) chase the Eds down after a failed scam, only to end up attacking Eddy's brother upon seeing him abusing the Eds.
  • Idiot Ball: In "Dim Lit Ed", along with Eddy and Ed (though justified; he's always stupid). It's constantly lampshaded by Double D in that episode.
  • Jerkass Realization: While a good deal of what they dish out to Eddy is justified, in the movie, they were setting out to flat out MURDER the Eds...until they (sans Jonny) see what Eddy's brother does to Eddy and Double D. Witnessing his cruelty for pleasure demeanor made them realize what they were slowly becoming and see the downside of such behavior, and all of them band together to support Eddy instead of taking their revenge.
  • Just Eat Gilligan: Most—if not all—of their problems wouldn't have happened if they just simply ignored the Eds and their scamming. Then again, the Eds sometimes are VERY persistent.
  • Karma Houdini: Mostly Kevin and Sarah, but whichever of them is holding the Jerkass Ball generally avoids getting punished for wronging the Eds.
  • Karma Houdini Warranty: They share the Eds' Iron Butt Monkey status on some occasions, usually when they're collateral damage to one of their scams Gone Horribly Wrong.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: There are times when they'll beat up Eddy when Eddy was being a Jerkass anyway.
  • Kids Are Cruel: Sometimes they bully the Eds even when they don't provoke them. They even bully each other when the Eds aren't around. On an individual basis, this is usually averted with pretty much everyone except Sarah and Kevin.
  • Knight Templar: In The Movie all the kids (except Jimmy and Sarah), hunts down the Eds.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Rarely. There are times when the kids do get what's coming to them for acting like jerks. For example:
    • In "Too Smart For His Own Ed," they treat Edd badly while allowing themselves to get scammed and actually thinking that ED would be smart enough to complete their assignments. They all end up with failing grades as a result.
    • In the movie, Sarah and Jimmy end up getting captured by the Kankers and are forced to be their pack mules. Kevin also gets beaten up by Nazz and gets his bike thrashed many times.
    • Jimmy being on the receiving end of slapstick in later episode of the show balances out his karma houdinis.
  • Misplaced Retribution: A recurring theme throughout episodes is that whenever one of the Eds causes problems for them, they either punish a different Ed, or both of the other Eds for it.
    • In "My Fair Ed", the kids hold Edd responsible for Ed and Eddy's antics, stating that if he doesn't get them under control, he'll pay the price.
    • In "Ed, Edd, n Eddy's Boo Haw Haw", after Ed beats up all the kids, believing them to be monsters, the kids go after and beat up Edd and Eddy while Ed is left alone.
  • Moral Myopia: The kids (usually Sarah and Kevin) have no problems picking on the Eds unprovoked, but get upset when the Eds cause them trouble unprovoked.
  • Never My Fault: Sure the Eds scam them out of their money most of the times, but in all honesty, the kids pretty much bring it on themselves for continuing to give them more money each and every time (especially if said scams don't look legit nor safe in the first place).
  • Nice Mean And Inbetween: Rolf and Nazz (nice) are usually friendly to the Eds and don't hate them unless the Eds have done something to them like insult them or scam them, Sarah and Kevin (mean) hate the Eds and treat them like crap no matter what and are sometimes mean to others too, and Jimmy and Jonny (in-between) are sometimes nice to the Eds but other times hate them like everyone else does.
  • Noble Male, Roguish Male: Rolf (noble) and Kevin (rougish). Rolf is tough, but he is one of the nicest and most compassionate kids. He only gets angry when he gets provoked. Kevin is rude, tough, and a bullying Jerk Jock towards the Eds (and even Jimmy & Jonny). He himself has a hot temper.
  • Not So Above It All: Nazz, Rolf, Jonny, and Jimmy are the nicest kids out of the six, but there are times when they unnecessarily act like jerks to the Eds. They even like to laugh at each other's misfortunes as well.
  • Not So Different: It's unintentional but they are this to the Eds as a group. Specifically, each one of the Eds is similar to a pair of the kids.
    • From Ed, Jonny and Rolf. Like him, Rolf is a big, strong, eccentric guy with an affinity for animals who often says strange things and Jonny is a happy and friendly Cloudcuckoolander with a huge imagination.
    • From Edd, Jimmy and Nazz. Like him, Nazz serves as the mature, kind, and reasonable member of the group and Jimmy is a shy, delicate, weak boy who tends to be a bit whiny.
    • From Eddy, Kevin and Sarah. Like him, Kevin is a jerkish arrogant show-off who often mocks other people and Sarah is very bratty, selfish, and hot-tempered.
  • Only Child Syndrome: With the exception of Sarah, they're all presumably only children.
  • Only One Name: Except Nazz, whose last name is revealed in the movie.
  • Parental Issues: If you pay close enough attention, the kids (much like the Eds—except for possibly Kevin and Nazz) are implied to have family issues at home —
    • Rolf's expected to perform all (or at least most of) the chores on his family's farm.
    • Jonny's allowed to keep a piece of wood as a friend in public.
    • Sarah and Jimmy are implied to be spoiled by their parents (more so in Sarah's case) while they each have a parent who forces them into interests and hobbies they don't actually want.
      • In Sarah's case, it's implied that her and Ed's mom forces her into being more girly and feminine, if Sarah having a girly room but hiding her boyish-related items in her toy chest is any indication.
      • For Jimmy, he claims that his dad forces him to play hockey, which Jimmy hates.
  • Pet the Dog:
    • In "See No Ed", some of them start to worry about The Eds when they go missing and can't find them.
    • In the movie, when The Eds are greeted and welcomed by Eddy's Brother, the kids actually seem to feel happy for The Eds victory in the family reunion with even Kevin admitting to back off until "next time". Cue the horrible reveal of Eddy's Brother's jerkwad personality and The kids rally to their longtime enemy's defense realizing Eddy was only a jerk because of his terrible experiences. With this, the kids finally give Eddy a chance to be their friend like he so desperately wanted.
    • Throughout the series, The kids, even Kevin (and Sarah, but only when it comes to Edd), would go out of their way to treat Ed and Double D with SOME respect during choice moments...until Eddy showed up. There were quite a few moments of genuine friendships between them with Ed and Double D. Particularly with Rolf, Jonny 2x4, and Plank with Ed and Jimmy with Double D.
  • Ping-Pong Naïveté: Due to Status Quo Is God, they consistently fall for the Eds' scams despite having learned not to in the previous episode.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: Sarah and Jimmy are definitely this—while it's implied that Jimmy has a crush on Sarah, they're shown to have more of a brother/sister-relationship, with Sarah often acting as a(n) (over)protective big sister/"mother hen" towards Jimmy.
  • Slapstick Knows No Gender: The entire cast is involved in over-the-top slapstick comedy, both male and female.
  • Those Two Guys: Subverted as this is a boy and girl duo. Also, despite having their own personalities, Sarah and Jimmy appear in many scenes together.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: They went from being mere bullies and jerks to becoming potential murderers in the finale! It took seeing Eddy being abused by his brother for them to see the wrongness behind their actions.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Inverted in The Movie, where Eddy admits that his entire jerkass behavior was just a façade he put on in order to emulate his sociopathic brother and no longer be bullied by the latter, prompting the kids to realize the errors in their ways and finally show acceptance to the Eds.
  • Town Girls: Nazz is the Femme, The Kankers are Butch, and Sarah is Neither.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Jawbreakers for everyone. They act as a sort of currency and/or prize.
  • True Companions: They always have each other's backs. Averted in the movie, when Jonny becomes an outcast.
  • Two Girls to a Team: The cul-de-sac just has Nazz and Sarah.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With each other, at times. When not excluding the Eds, they act antagonistic towards each other.
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    Sarah 
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I'm telling mom!!!
Voiced by: (English) Janyse Jaud
Voiced by: (Latin America) Berenice Vega

Ed's bossy and spoiled little sister. She frequently bullies her older brother into doing her bidding through either blackmail ("I'm telling Mom!"), emotional manipulation, or threats of violence. Also has a small crush on Edd, although she rarely demonstrates this.


  • Always a Bigger Fish: Though she seldom hesitates to beat up the other characters, even she is scared of the Kanker Sisters and is always completely at their mercy when they encounter each other.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: Her Hair-Trigger Temper coupled with her tendency to deal Disproportionate Retribution point out Sarah may have some sort of mental disorder.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: To Ed. While Ed cares for Sarah, he's also terrified of her because of Sarah's terrible temper and tattletale tendencies. He even called her "rotten to the core cherished one" (in "Ed in a Halfshell") and "depraved sibling" (in "Is There an Ed in the House?").
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: She shows this towards Ed at times, of note in "Honor Thy Ed", "Hand Me Down Ed" (although it was the boomerang's effect) and the end of the movie.
  • Ax-Crazy: Not to Eddy's Brother's levels, but responding to your brother's idiocy by kicking the snot out of him is not what any mentally stable person would do.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her shirt does expose her belly.
  • Berserk Button: Touching her belongings. In the first episode, she gets angry when she believe her doll was stolen. In another, she gets angry at the Eds for touching her racket and thrashes them for doing so.
  • Big Sister Bully: Inverted with little sister Sarah bullying big brother Ed. Granted it's implied she only gets away with it because of Ed's docile treatment. The one time this changes, she cowers before him.
  • Big Sister Instinct: She's very protective of Jimmy in a way that she isn't towards her real bother. Messing with him when Sarah is around is a very bad idea. She may be a Spoiled Brat, but this is arguably one of her redeeming qualities.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Implied towards adults. She does a very bad job hiding her true colors to the other kids.
  • Blackmail: Sarah's usual trump card is to threaten to tattle on Ed to their mother.
  • Borrowed Catchphrase: In the episode "One + One = Ed", we have this dialogue of Sarah borrowing Kevin's catchphrase.
    Kevin: "What are you doing?"
    The Eds:' "Uh...nothing."
    Kevin: "Right. Except for being–"
    Sarah: "Dorks?"
    Kevin: [impressed] "Yeah."
  • Bratty Half-Pint: She's a bratty kid, being very spoiled and temperamental.
  • Bully Hunter: Though Sarah can be a bully herself, if you screw with Jimmy while she's around, she will make you pay. Jimmy even exploits this at times. A good example is in the episode "Ed In A Halfshell" when he lies to Sarah about how the Eds forced him to eat dirt all day.
  • Cain and Abel: The Cain to Ed's Abel. Sarah is always antagonistic towards her brother (more so than everyone else). A mild example, since Ed doesn't hate his sister and they would probably get along if Sarah was nicer (see "Hand Me Down Ed"). She even references Cain's dialogue from the Old Testament in "Mirror, Mirror on the Ed" when Rolf came looking for big, strong Ed to help him mash up some berries asking Sarah for Ed. She angrily responds, "WHAT AM I? HIS KEEPER?!" Rolf: "Yes." Sarah: "Backyard."
  • Catchphrase:
    • She frequently shouts for her brother this way: ED!!!
    • "I'm telling mom!"
    • She will scream "JIMMY!" if he gets hurt.
  • Cool Big Sis: Despite seemingly being around the same age, she shares a brotherly-sister relationship with Jimmy, playing with him in a way that a big sister would with her little brother.
  • Control Freak: Sarah is overbearing and controlling, especially with Ed.
  • Creepy Child: She's psychotic, manipulative and easily agitated by others (especially her brother and his friends) and will often go on a violent rampage against anyone who annoys her or who bothers her best friend Jimmy.
  • Cute and Psycho: She goes full-blown Ax-Crazy at times, and she's still a little girl.
  • Cute Bruiser: She apparently has Ed's genes for strength, as she has been shown to have the strength to carry a car with no effort at all. She's cute on occasion, especially if playing with Jimmy.
  • Cute, but Cacophonic: A little girl with a screeching, whiny voice.
  • Dark Action Girl: Sarah tends to play an antagonist role and isn't afraid to get her hands dirty.
  • Enfante Terrible: She's downright evil at times for a little girl.
  • Enraged by Idiocy: Unfortunately, she is related to the biggest idiot of the Cul-de-Sac and this makes her almost always angry. That said, her rage is downright scary even by the standards of this trope.
  • Entitled Bitch: Her attitude towards her brother. She also even explicitly said "It's my way or the highway!"
  • Establishing Character Moment: In the show's first ever episode, "The Ed-touchables," Sarah's first scene is her throwing a huge temper off-screen to the point the whole house shakes. Then, she barges into Ed's room, yells at Ed, and later, she jumps on Ed and his friends and continues to yell at them, and says she'll get really angry if she doesn't find her doll.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: She's a hateful Enfant Terrible but genuinely cares for Jimmy.
  • Everything's Better with Princesses: Dresses as one for the Halloween episode and acted as one in "Sir Ed-A-Lot".
  • Everything's Sparkly with Jewelry: She absolutely freaks when she loses one of her earrings in "High-Heeled Ed".
  • Evil Redhead: She enjoys beating up the whole main trio and is downright abusive/manipulative towards Ed.
  • Fatal Flaw: Wrath. Seriously, this girl always gets angry.
  • Fiery Redhead: She's a redheaded girl known for being easily provoked and screaming a lot.
  • Foil: She's this to Jimmy, being the aggressive, manipulative, and psychotic Enfant Terrible to his sensitive, delicate, meek, and Prone to Tears.
  • Girly Girl with a Tomboy Streak: Sarah loves wearing dresses, doing girly things with Jimmy, keeps a diary and her prized possessions are her 'dollies'. But she's also into sports and a violent and out of control little brat. Her older brother is terrified of her.
  • Glass Cannon: Implied anytime a kid actually manages to hit her back. She cowered before Ed the moment he talked to her in a threatening tone. (Though given Ed can uproot houses, she had good reason to be afraid.)
  • Grumpy Bear: She's rarely in a good mood.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: BIG TIME. She has a short temper and freaks out all the time. Jimmy even exploits this in "If It Smells Like an Ed." He steals Sarah's paintbrush and expected Sarah to get angry and blame Ed. It worked.
  • Heel Realization: Implied at the end of the movie upon witnessing The beating Eddy took from his brother.
  • Hot-Blooded: Especially when she's angry.
  • Hypocrite:
    • She hates it when someone bullies her or Jimmy, but she has no problems with bullying others in how she wishes.
    • She kicks Ed out of their house (she even locks him out of his own room) in "Knock Knock Who's Ed", kicks Ed out of their backyard in "Stiff Upper Ed", but when a pissed off Ed does the same in "Little Ed Blue"... "ED! You can't kick me out! I live here too!"
  • Hypocritical Humor: She calls Eddy "fish face", yet her face looks identical to a fish.
  • Jerkass: Especially to Ed and Eddy. The only person she's nice to is Jimmy (and Nazz, most of the time), but that doesn't cover that she acts stuck-up and obnoxious towards everyone else. Her negative energy towards others is so bad that Rolf refers to her as "she who gives migraines."
  • Jerkass Has a Point: A lot of the time her perpetual anger at Ed is unjustified, or at the very least, disproportionate, but there are occasions where she is within her rights to be angry (Eddy stealing her diary, Ed spending her money on jawbreakers in "Brother, Can You Spare An Ed" and her room getting trashed several times over the series, for a start). She is also right in telling Ed he can't keep a bunch of farm animals in the house in "Who's Minding The Ed?", even if she went about it in her typically obnoxious way.
  • Jerkass Realization: Subtlety implied in the finale, after she witnessed how Eddy's brother abused no differently than Sarah abused Ed.
  • Jerkass to One: While she is unpleasant to others with the exception of Jimmy and Nazz, she mistreats Ed and Eddy more than the others. She is also horrible to Jonny every time she interacts with him, and she treats him almost as badly as she treats the Eds.
  • Karma Houdini: She seldom gets any comeuppance for terrorizing her brother and his friends.
  • Karma Houdini Warranty: After many seasons of getting way with her bullying, she finally gets hers in the movie. There are also spaced episodes things end badly for her, in "Sir Ed-a-lot" for example, the Eds get the last laugh on her.
  • Kick the Morality Pet: In the episode "Truth or Ed", Jimmy tries to console Sarah, but she ends up injuring Jimmy, albeit accidentally.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: She's often the one to give Eddy a clobbering for bullying Jimmy, or for provoking her in rare moments when Sarah doesn't bother him.
  • Kiddie Kid: Like Jimmy, Sarah has a notable fondness for reading fairytales, dress-up, and playing with girl toys (mainly with the former), yet many episodes imply her to be in middle school.
  • Kids Are Cruel: Sarah is incredibly mean, blackmailing, manipulating, threatening so as to get her way, etc.
  • Lack of Empathy: Towards Ed, especially. She never shows any sign of remorse for the verbal and physical abuse she heaps up on him.
  • Large Ham: She can be pretty damn hammy at times, especially when she yells at Ed.
  • Leitmotif: Sarah gets a piano like jingle sometimes when she appears on screen.
  • Like Brother and Sister: Despite being a terrible sister to Ed, she has this relationship with Jimmy, bonding with him over their shared hobbies.
  • Little Girls Kick Shins: Subverted. Sarah goes for the face.
  • Little Miss Badass: Despite being a young girl she's extremely strong and able to beat up everyone on the show.
  • Little Miss Snarker: Not at first, but she becomes snarkier by season 3.
  • Living Emotional Crutch: To Jimmy. When she goes after Double D in "An Ed Too Many", Jimmy is really depressed when she's not around. This makes sense when you consider that when Sarah's not there, Jimmy tends to get injured and bullied far more.
  • Loving Bully: She does have a crush on Double D and is still hinted after "An Ed Too Many" ("For Your Ed Only", "Is There an Ed in the House?", "Ed or Tails", "May I Have This Ed?", "High-Heeled Ed", "For the Ed, by the Ed"), though it doesn't save him from a thrashing. At the end of "For Your Ed Only", she writes in the diary that her mother says that if she shows any mercy, people will be walking over her.
  • Manipulative Bitch: Best example is the episode "Run Ed Run", though she uses it elsewhere too. Jimmy calls her "sly as a fox!" thanks to Sarah's ability to outwit people.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: Masculine Girl to Jimmy's Feminine Boy. Sarah is aggressive, strong, and violent while Jimmy is weak, sensitive, and delicate.
  • Meaningful Name: Sarah means "princess" in Hebrew, and considering she's The Favorite and spoiled rotten...
  • Miles Gloriosus: Being a Pintsized Powerhouse and a Little Sister Bully, she's good at dishing out abuse, but not taking it herself. The moment her big brother stopped being docile Extreme Doormat, she decided to keep her distance, while the Kankers quickly reduced her to quivering jelly.
  • Mood-Swinger: In regards to Double D, she's definitely this. She can go from getting ready to beat the snot out of him, to giggle in his presence, to kick his ass, in less than a minute. This is especially evident in "Is There an Ed in The House?".
  • Ms. Imagination: Whenever she's not being a psychotic bitch, she's usually seen engaging in make-believe games with Jimmy.
  • Mugging the Monster: Subverted with Sarah towards Ed. She constantly treats Ed like garbage, knowing he has super strength, but it's simply because Ed won't fight back against her and the fact that they both have super strength. This is played straight in "Little Ed Blue," when Sarah realizes that Ed is even more powerful than her when she gets angry after yelling at him, so she wisely stops provoking him.
  • Muscles Are Meaningless: Like her brother, She has no muscles but she's still very strong.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: Dishes this out frequently to the Eds.
  • No Indoor Voice: Seriously, she's always screaming, unless she's around Jimmy.
  • Not Now, Kiddo: Does this in regards to Jimmy's dream in "The Eds Are Coming".
  • Not So Different: From Eddy, both of them being Hot-Blooded, spoiled and have a flair for the dramatic.
  • NPC Roadblock: Episodes where Sarah plays a key part often involve the Eds having to get around her or avoid her in some way, such as "3 Squares and an Ed", "Pain in the Ed", "Stiff Upper Ed", etc.
  • Odd Friendship: Downplayed in regards to Nazz; they bond for a logical reason, namely over being the girls of the group, but despite this, Sarah is a Bratty Half-Pint and Enfant Terrible while Nazz is a sweet Girl Next Door.
  • Older Than They Look: She's old enough to attend junior high, yet she both looks and sounds like a little girl, in addition to acting like one.
  • Panty Shot: An unusual offscreen example happens in "One Of Those Eds" when she tries getting a quarter that's stuck to the sidewalk, Eddy yells, "Sarah, I can see your uuuundies!" Leading her to stomp off in embarrassment.
  • Parental Substitute: While their relationship is definitely more brotherly-sister, she sometimes treats Jimmy like a son of hers, reading him bedtime stories and nurturing him.
  • Pass the Popcorn: She and Jimmy were the only kids unharmed by the Noodle Incident in the movie, but they tagged along separately after the other kids to see Ed, Edd and Eddy get their just desserts. Ironically, they got theirs when the Kanker sisters kidnap them halfway through.
  • Pet the Dog: Despite being an all-around Jerkass, Sarah genuinely cares about her best friend Jimmy (and Nazz, for the most part) and treats him very well. While she usually can't stand Ed or Eddy, she has a soft spot for Double D. That aside, she's also done the following acts of kindness:
    • In "Honor Thy Ed", she screams for help when she thinks Ed (though she still calls him an idiot...) and the others are being attacked.
    • "Who Let the Ed In?" is probably the only episode where she interacts with Ed in a nice way, when he introduces her to his Imaginary Friend Jib. Even Kevin was surprisingly polite in that scene.
    • She helps build the heart for friendship day in "If It Smells Like An Ed".
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: She wears a pink shirt while Jimmy wears a blue one.
  • Pink Means Feminine: She wears a pink vest, although she is not all that feminine. In one episode when it was school picture day, she's forced into a ridiculously girly, poofy dress and complains it's giving her a rash.
  • Pintsized Powerhouse: Able to curb stomp people who are bigger than her.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: She and Jimmy are really close friends, but nothing more than that.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Red to Jimmy's Blue. She's more brash and aggressive than the sensitive Jimmy.
  • Satellite Character: Sarah is rarely an important character outside of her "bratty little sister" role. While her sidekick Jimmy gets a lot of Character Development and spotlight episodes on his own, Sarah only really has "An Ed Too Many" but most of the time her role is only based on her interactions with Ed and/or Jimmy.
  • Secret Diary: In which she writes about Edd. Curiously, she also does a flip-animation of Eddy as well...
  • Selective Enforcement: Tends to be more merciful to certain kids. While the Eds and Jonny have earned countless beatings for minor slights, Kevin has almost never suffered her wrath, despite mocking her and even bullying Jimmy in front of her.
  • Slasher Smile: Pulls these off when about to dish out a beat-down.
  • Single Woman Seeks Good Man: She has a thing for Double D, presumably because of his kindness and good nature.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: Eddy devotes a lot of his time especially to riling her up. Sarah usually outsmarts him or delivers a violent retribution by the end.
  • Spoiled Brat: She practically defines this trope. Granted, it's implied her mother favors girls.
  • Stalker with a Crush: To Double D in "An Ed Too Many", but in a toned-down way.
  • The Stool Pigeon: Every time she threatens Ed that she will "tell mom" over menial deeds Ed commits.
  • Strong as They Need to Be: Sarah can throw a car without problems, but other times she's overwhelmed by relatively mundane methods, like Double D gluing her hands to the floor in 'Cleanliness is next to Edness', and the Kankers are easily able to pin her in the Movie and in "Run for your Ed".
  • Strong Girl, Smart Guy: Strong Girl to Jimmy's Smart Guy. Sarah often uses her strength to protect Jimmy. While Sarah also can be manipulative, Jimmy proves to be an extremely cunning mastermind, especially in "If It Smells Like An Ed".
  • Super Strength: She can throw a car without any trouble at all! It must run in the family.
  • Super-Strong Child: She's one of the youngest characters but still extremely strong.
  • Talking to Herself: With Lee Kanker, not that they interact much.
  • Tiny Tyrannical Girl: One of the smallest members of the cast and easily the most violent.
  • Token Evil Teammate:
    • While the other cul-de-sac kids are mostly portrayed as defensive or even sympathetic characters (yes, even Kevin) that have to put up with the Eds' antics, Sarah is just an abusive, violent brat with almost no redeeming qualities (aside from her friendship with Jimmy). She does however show signs of sibling love towards Ed when he is in genuine danger, such as the haunted house episode, or the movie.
    • In the movie, she can be seen smiling as Eddy's brother beats him up, only turning against him when he hurts Edd.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Tomboy to Nazz's Girly Girl. But when it comes to the Kankers, she's a Girly Girl. Nazz is a Girl Next Door and Dumb Blonde, while Sarah is a Cute Bruiser of a little girl who regularly acts aggressive. However, the Kankers' default stalkerish, insincere attitude towards the Ed's outnumbers Sarah's otherwise girly personality and interests.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: Sometimes. When paired with Sarah, Jimmy acts smug and can be a bit of an asshole, aware his Pint-Sized Powerhouse best friend leaves him thoroughly protected. In the event that Sarah is somehow incapacitated or outright defeated, Jimmy is quick to flee.
  • Tsundere: You will very rarely see the dere side, but it's there. She usually shows her dere side only to Jimmy, although she is shown to be good friends with Nazz. Well, most of the time.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Jimmy. Even when the other kids are jerks to Jimmy, you can find Sarah not joining in and getting angry with anyone who mistreats Jimmy.
  • Ungrateful Bitch: No matter how many times he tried to protect her, Sarah will never love her brother back. Until the movie, at least (there ARE hints Sarah does care about Ed, she just hides it).
  • Unrequited Love Switcheroo: In the first episode, Double D seems to have a crush on her but she's just not interested. Yet later that season, this is reversed of her becoming a Stalker with a Crush and Double D scared she wont leave him alone. She stops stalking him by the end of the episode, but her crush on him remains and is hinted in later seasons.
  • Unwillingly Girly Tomboy: Implied. Her mother sometimes makes her dress in girly clothing. This is shown in "Smile For the Ed," when she complains about the dress she is wearing giving her a rash. Her room is also pink, and her non girly-related things are hidden in her trunk.
  • Vocal Dissonance: For someone who's implied to be in their pre-teens and attends middle school, Sarah sure has a bratty little girl-esque voice. Not that it doesn't fit her personality, though.
  • You Are What You Hate: She's quite a bully towards Ed, but she hates it when people try to bully her, and she especially hates people bullying her friend Jimmy.

    Jimmy 
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Owie!!
Voiced by: (English) Keenan Christensen
Voiced by: (Latin America) Yamil Atala (Season 1-3), Ricardo Mendoza (Season 4-6 and Movie)

Sarah's best friend, an effeminate young man with a retainer, a habit of frequently getting injured, artistic leanings, and a substantial collection of stuffed animals and dolls. In later seasons he develops something of a barely suppressed mean streak.


  • Adorkable: Being a cute, delicate, accident-prone kid who cries easily and has a lot of Woobie moments.
  • Affectionate Nickname:
    • Sarah calls Jimmy "Silly" in a playful way sometimes.
    • Rolf has called him "Boy Jimmy" at least once.
  • Ambiguous Disorder:
    • The fact that he's always timid and faints at the most harmless of sights like bad breath and camera shots hints that Jimmy is suffering from an anxiety disorder, most likely panic disorder.
    • His obsession with fairytales and make-believe in general show some sign of a psychosis. He in fact cries over the confrontation of Kevin telling him that they don't exist and tries to prove him wrong in "Tinker Ed", which is astonishing given how Jimmy is (seemingly) a pre-teen and even a little kid would know that.
    • Also, like most babies of the bunch, he can get easily riled up if pushed around too far.
  • The Baby of the Bunch: Kevin will occasionally taunt Jimmy over his younger age, from him frequently carrying around stuffed animals and playing with dolls, to how accident-prone he tends to be. In spite of all of this, Jimmy still hangs with the other cul-de-sac kids.
  • Badass Adorable: Downplayed. Jimmy developed a more aggressive streak in the later seasons to retaliate against the Eds' scams.
  • Badass Pacifist: In the episode "If It Smells Like an Ed" when he gets back at the Eds nonviolently after Eddy gives him an atomic wedgie.
  • Bad Dreams: Has a very weird nightmare about alien abduction in "The Eds Are Coming".
  • Berserk Button: Jimmy did not take kindly to Kevin (rightfully) telling him that fairytales aren't real in "Tinker Ed".
  • Beware the Nice Ones:
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Shows tendencies of this in later seasons of the show. It's also heavily implied Jimmy uses his meek and girly persona to manipulate Sarah.
    Jimmy: Sarah, that's so devilish... I love it!
  • Blatant Lies: He combines telling obvious lies with crying Crocodile Tears.
  • Born Unlucky: He rivals Eddy for this trope. He is extremely accident-prone and suffers the most misfortunes out of the whole cast.
  • Braces of Orthodontic Overkill: Wears headgear due to the Eds' past scam of selling pastries. He bit into a bowling pin disguised as a cream horn.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: Jimmy often veers into this at times, especially in cases when he can be antagonistic along with Sarah.
  • Break the Cutie: All the time. If you push his buttons and he doesn't bawl his eyes out, he will get either violent or downright malicious. Heck he flipped and attacked Eddy and Double D before.
  • Butt-Monkey:
    • He is EXTREMELY accident-prone. He attracts more slapstick and Amusing Injuries than anyone else (except maybe Eddy), which is really saying something.
    • The early episodes heavily lampshaded this. Virtually every scene he was in, he was sporting anything from bandages to arm casts and a neck brace from unseen injuries.
  • Camp Straight: Assuming he has a crush on Sarah. In one episode, he becomes really depressed and jealous when she falls in love with Edd. Although it could just be because she's his best friend. On the other hand, there are scenes that imply that he wants to be big, strong, and famous when he gets older.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "Jeepers" is common for him.
    • "Sarah! Owie!"
  • Charlie Brown Baldness: He has an odd, poofy hairstyle (described by other characters as resembling a chicken's rear end) which blends seamlessly with his skin color.
  • Cheerful Child: Jimmy fits this trope the second-most after Jonny. He's very optimistic and enthusiastic, even if his anxiety occasionally gets the best of him.
  • The Chessmaster: A variety of episodes imply that he's far more devious and clever than he looks, but this shines the most in "If It Smells Like An Ed". He orchestrates a revenge plot against the Eds by exploiting their willingness to chase a Snipe Hunt, manipulating the other kids in the Cul-de-Sac, and leaving a bunch of fake clues to throw them off his trail. If he hadn't revealed himself at the end with his Motive Rant, even Double-D wouldn't have been able to figure out it was him.
  • The Chew Toy: Due to his Smug Snake and Bitch in Sheep's Clothing tendencies, many fans see him suffering slapstick as a way to balance out his karma houdinis.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: For the times when Jimmy becomes friendly to the Eds, he's quick to turn on them when they (usually Eddy) do something that annoys him or pisses him off. Also Jimmy is the friendliest with Double D but when Double D "annoyed" him, he swiftly condemned him to being Eddy's pack-mule.
  • Companion Cube: He talks to his toy rabbit, Mr. Yum Yum.
  • Corrupt the Cutie: In "Ed in a Halfshell", Eddy teaches Jimmy everything he knows, and while Jimmy does revert back to normal at the end, he retains the knowledge he gained of trickery and whatnot and uses it against the Eds on several occasions.
  • Create Your Own Villain: Eddy is responsible for Jimmy's knowledge of trickery and manipulation, and the latter uses it against all three Eds in "If It Smells Like an Ed" after Eddy reduced him to tears by giving him a wedgie.
  • Creepy Child: Whenever he becomes riled up, he becomes just as creepy as he is mischievous.
  • Crocodile Tears:
    • Jimmy does this in the infamous "If It Smells Like An Ed" when Eddy catches the former in his garage with a hockey stick and immediately deems him as the perpetrator.
    • He does this in "Ed in a Halfshell" by throwing himself on the floor, throwing dirt on his face, and crying about how the Eds made him eat dirt all day.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass:
    • In "If It Smells Like an Ed" he's revealed to be a cunning planner, bordering on Evil Genius.
    • In "A Fistful Of Ed", he gives a spectacular No-Holds-Barred Beatdown to Edd. And he's supposed to be the scrawniest weakling on the show. Before "reverting" back to normal.
    • In "Ed in a Halfshell", when Eddy steals his money he attacks Eddy and quickly pretends to be a meek weakling again when witnesses arrive.
  • Cry Cute: When Kevin tells him fairytales aren't real in "Tinker Ed". Even Eddy feels sorry for him.
  • Cute, but Cacophonic: He's sweet and innocent, but sports an incredibly girly, whiny voice.
  • The Cutie: More so in the beginning. Over time he becomes less innocent and more sneaky and devious. Though he's still very delicate, childish and prone to crying.
  • Deliberately Cute Child: Sometimes he uses his endearing nature to get his way.
  • Dirty Coward: When Sarah is nowhere to protect him after he starts trouble, Jimmy would run away with his tail between his legs.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Both what he does (post-flanderization) and what happens to him. Jimmy takes an AWFUL lot of abuse and even though he sometimes deserves it, he doesn't deserve that many critical injuries. Also, on the rare moments Jimmy finally loses his composure, he goes absolutely insane on who has wronged him attacking them in a berserk manner. The rest of the kids have said he's "lost it" quite a few times.
  • The Dog Bites Back: Combined with Kick the Son of a Bitch. While he does go overboard with it, there are times when his retaliation against the Eds (only the ones who provoke him) is completely justified.
  • Establishing Character Moment: In the first episode, Jimmy is introduced with a bandage on himself. This will follow later in the series.
  • Everyone Has Standards:
    • In "See No Ed", the Cul-de-sac kids think the Eds have disappeared permanently and Jimmy admits even though he wished for it every birthday, he feels guilty about it.
    • Even he couldn't stand Sarah at the beginning of "Wish You Were Ed".
    • Although he despises The Eds (usually Eddy), he is frightened and appalled at the beating that Eddy received from his brother.
      "SOMEBODY DO SOMETHING!!"
  • Extreme Doormat: One of Jimmy's most defining characteristics is that he is too weak-willed to defend himself in Sarah's absence and constantly relies on the latter to support him. This becomes more-or-less downplayed when he Took a Level in Badass.
  • Flanderization: In earlier seasons, he was Camp Straight with a deeper voice and his crush on Sarah was far more obvious. In later seasons, his Camp Straight tendencies are flanderized and he gets a high-pitched voice. Also in earlier seasons, Jimmy was indeed a wimp but a nice kid and transformed into the Smug Snake seen in later seasons until the movie and "A Fistful of Ed."
  • Foil:
    • He's one to Eddy in that Jimmy is a sweet and endearing Cheerful Child with a fragile mentality and idealistic outlook, while the former is a brutally honesty and cynical bully who dismisses child's play as old news.
    • He's also one to Sarah. While both of them enjoy engaging in effeminate hobbies, Jimmy is gentle and delicate while Sarah is vindictive and aggressive.
  • Friendly Enemy: He has worked with the Eds (or one of them) several times, even if he doesn't like them and Eddy is usually trying to take advantage of him. This never lasts long.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Downplayed. Jimmy started off as a meek, sensitive Nervous Wreck in earlier seasons. In later seasons of the show, he became more of clever Bitch in Sheep's Clothing with a few Jerkass Ball episodes.
  • Game Face: In the climax of A Fistful Of Ed after getting one too many hot dogs thrown in his face, Jimmy ends up getting so enraged to where he ends up looking almost like a demon (complete with Flaming Hair and sharp teeth) as he wails on Double D. He ends up getting visibly shocked afterwards, however.
  • Goofy Print Underwear: With teddy bears on them.
  • Hypocritical Humor: In the episode "Tag Yer Ed", Jimmy can be seen laughing along the kids at Edd for being a weakling. This is the same character who regularly gets injured and got incapacitated when a clothes-peg touched his foot. He also mocked Eddy for being short while he himself is no taller.
  • I Just Want to Be Badass: It's implied many times that Jimmy longs to appear tough rather than appearing as a weakling who's an easy target for bullying. It's confirmed in the episode "Hand Me Down Ed," when he lampshades this trope after Kevin mocks him for crying over the damage of his toy. Jimmy gets his wish when he briefly holds the boomerang.
  • I Just Want to Be Special: In more episodes he mentions his dream of becoming famous. Eddy has exploited this quite a few times and it was revealed he'll do ANYTHING to achieve this goal.
  • In-Series Nickname:
    • "Fluffy" from Kevin.
    • "Dutch" from the Kanker sisters.
  • In Touch with His Feminine Side: He enjoys dolls and tea parties. He bakes souffles, has taught a tai chi class, shares an interest in fashion with Sarah and Nazz, and chose a day with Sarah and Nazz over go-karting.
  • Jerkass Ball: Jimmy is prone to being more mean-spirited than usual in certain post-flanderization episodes.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: Jimmy became more prone to holding the Jerkass Ball and becoming a Bitch in Sheep's Clothing in later seasons, especially with his actions towards the Eds. He does, however, have good reasons for his contempt towards the Eds. The Eds constantly get him injured with his shenanigans and their scams. Ed alone even gets him injured on a few occasions, and Eddy constantly bullies him. It was even proven that the Eds were the reason why Jimmy goes through orthodontic treatment (they sold him a bowling pin masked as a treat).
  • Keet: Jimmy is not really hyperactive or loud but he's still a cute little boy who is In Touch with His Feminine Side.
  • Kiddie Kid: He's often childish, playing with stuffed animals and believing in fairy tales, but episodes at school imply that he's in middle school.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: There are times when Jimmy does deserve his Butt-Monkey status in episodes when he's being a Bitch in Sheep's Clothing.
  • Like Brother and Sister: He and Sarah are as close as siblings.
  • Lovable Coward: He's wimpy, easily scared and he pretty much always needs Sarah to protect him.
  • Made of Plasticine: Not only is he the scrawniest weakling in the show (even more so than Edd), but getting his foot TOUCHED by a CLOTHES-PEG incapacitates him somehow, and in "Look Before You Ed" he's apparently so weak that he can't even move snow or make a snow angel without getting hurt. Then again, he's probably the biggest slapstick magnet on the show - he gets crushed by a tree in one episode, and he's usually fine by the end of the episode.
  • Manipulative Bastard: In "If It Smells Like an Ed". And sometimes he manipulates Sarah into beating up the Eds for him, like in, "Ed in a Halfshell" when he lies and tells Sarah the Eds forced him to eat dirt.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: Feminine Boy to Sarah's Masculine Girl. Sarah is aggressive, strong, and violent while Jimmy is weak, sensitive and delicate.
  • Minor Injury Overreaction: He "broke" his foot after a clothes peg lightly tapped it. What more has to be said?
  • Morality Pet: For Sarah. Sarah actually acts like a normal little girl instead of a miniature cougar when she's around Jimmy.
  • Mr. Imagination: Jimmy constantly fantasizes over fairytale and engages in make-believe games with Sarah.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: In "See No Ed", Jimmy admits that every birthday he makes a wish for the Eds "to be gone". When it appears his wish has come true, he immediately starts feeling guilty.
  • Nervous Wreck: When he's about to be in situations that will guarantee him injuries, he appears as this.
  • Nice Guy: When he's not being a Bitch in Sheep's Clothing, he's generally innocent, sensitive and kindhearted. He can even be friendly towards the Eds sometimes, despite his contempt for them (this is, however, geared towards Eddy mostly).
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: After Eddy steals his money in "Ed in a Halfshell" he attacks him and at the near end of "A Fistful of Ed," he beats Edd to a bloody pulp after Eddy constantly taunted him by throwing hot dogs at him.
  • Noodle Incident: When he tries to pick up a quarter stuck to the ground using an eyelash curler. And then gets driven away in an ambulance.
    Kevin: Looks like eyelashes aren't the only thing that thing curls!
  • Older Than They Look: Many episodes imply that he attends junior high with the rest of the kids, yet he looks and sounds like a 6-year-old boy. Although, Downplayed as he has wears a retainer which gives the impression that he's the same age as the other kids, if somewhat prepubescent.
  • One of the Boys: A gender inverted example. Jimmy prefers to hang out with Sarah and Nazz because he has similar interests to them. One episode had him hang out with the two as opposed to going go-karting with Kevin, Jonny, and Rolf.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: In "Pain In The Ed," Jimmy wears obvious disguises while following the Eds around to ensure he witnesses the Eds breaking the violin, so he can snitch on them to Sarah. Eddy and Edd were able to see through his random disguises.
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: He wears a blue shirt while Sarah wears a pink shirt.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: He's really close with Sarah, but no more than in a best friends kind of way.
  • Prone to Tears: He's prone to crying a lot. Rolf even refers to him as "The confused and delicate one".
  • Pubescent Braces: Jimmy wears a Braces of Orthodontic Overkill retainer and acts very childish for his age despite being around the same age as the rest of the Cul-de sac kids, following Sarah around like a little boy would do to his older sister.
  • A Pupil of Mine, Until He Turned to Evil: While Eddy was his "Evil Mentor", most of Jimmy's Flanderization happened AFTER he was taught by Eddy. This implies that his newfound smugness, bitchy, and manipulative habits he uses against Eddy are partially Eddy's fault.
  • Rage Breaking Point: After taking so much crap from the Eds, the Eds (well, Eddy) finally push him over the edge by ruining friendship day.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: Inverted. Despite being a girly boy, Jimmy has shown a lot of desire to grow up being big and strong. This is shown well in "Hand Me Down Ed," when Jimmy becomes (temporarily) strong and slams a mailbox on Kevin.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: He's more sensitive and easygoing than the aggressive and ill-tempered Sarah.
  • Seers: Potentially, if the dream he had in 'The Eds Are Coming' did come true...
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man:
    • An implied relationship between Jimmy and his father. In "If It Smells Like An Ed," Jimmy cries about how he hates hockey and how his father makes him practice. Combine this with Jock Dad, Nerd Son, due to Jimmy's father making him practice hockey and how girly Jimmy acts.
    • He sometimes serves as the Sensitive Guy to Ed's Manly Man. They are the characters who interact with Sarah the most and Ed is a big, strong guy who likes monsters while Jimmy is delicate, Prone to Tears, and likes dolls. The contrast is especially seen in "Is There an Ed in the House?" when they take care of an Ill Girl Sarah and both try to read a book to her: Ed's story is about a "two-headed mutant spewing slime from its tentacles" and Jimmy's story starts with "Silly little Jilly frolicked in the daisies..."
  • Sickly Child Grew Up Strong: There are many implications that Jimmy wants to grow up to become big and strong, contrary to his timidness.
  • Sickly Neurotic Geek: It takes very little at all to knock him down sobbing.
  • Smug Snake:
    • When he's coming up with schemes, it overinflates his ego.
    • In some cases he is quite snide and exploitative of Sarah's protectiveness of him, knowing he can gloat and push around others while in her sight. On the rare occasions when Sarah is overtaken, Jimmy will pull a hasty retreat.
  • The Stool Pigeon: In one episode when he snitches to Sarah about Double D accidentally breaking Ed's violin. He lampshades it in the movie by screaming "Oh I'm such a snitch!" when he's forced to confess about everything he knows about the Noodle Incident between the Eds and The Kids' and their whereabouts and goals.
  • Strong Girl, Smart Guy: Smart Guy to Sarah's Strong Girl. Sarah often uses her strength to protect Jimmy. While Sarah also can be manipulative, Jimmy proves to be an extremely cunning mastermind, especially in "If It Smells Like An Ed".
  • Supreme Chef: One of Jimmy's feminine interests is cooking and baking, and he was able to cook a lot of delicious looking Christmas food and pastries in the Christmas special. Even Eddy is impressed, as he ate Jimmy's gingerbread village in a few seconds and even complimented the latter on his baked cookies.
  • Sweet Tooth: Will generally always gush about how whatever candy he's currently eating is "scrumptious", and seems to have a limitless supply of jujubes. He carries a candy apple around with him during the movie as his "mid-noon snack".
  • Tagalong Kid: Technically speaking, the rest of the cul-de-sac are kids themselves. Mentally speaking, however, Jimmy is the youngest of the group, and more often than not comes off as an inconvenience to them with his idealism and femininity.
  • Temporarily a Villain: In "If It Smells Like An Ed when he ends up being the mastermind in a scheme involving framing all 3 Eds for different misdeeds.
  • Tender Tears: Unsurprisingly, he cries more often and much more than any other character on the show.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: Despite being often the butt of the jokes, he actually comes out on top in most Jimmy-centric episodes. The exception is "One Size Fits Ed" and only because he was still working with the Eds by the end of the episode. When he starts working against the Eds, he always gets the last laugh on them.
  • Tiny Schoolboy: Shares this role with Eddy in being the shortest member of the male cast.
  • Token Mini-Moe: Out of the entire cul-de-sac, Jimmy is inarguably the cutest of them all.
  • Took a Level in Badass: After receiving training from Eddy, Jimmy becomes one of the Eds' most competent adversaries in scamming. He also goes into VERY violent rages twice in the series showing he can man up when he wants.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: He became flanderized into a Bitch in Sheep's Clothing with a shocking mean streak to the Eds as the series progressed.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: After his flanderization into a Bitch in Sheep's Clothing, he goes back to his more innocent self in the Series Fauxnale "A Fistful of Ed", only separated by a brief return to his bitchy self in "Look Before You Ed", but he's a Nice Guy again by the end of Ed, Edd n Eddy's Big Picture Show.
  • Unwillingly Girly Tomboy: Gender inverted. It's implied that Jimmy's father dislikes Jimmy having girly interests. Jimmy's dad may force him to practice playing hockey as shown in "If It Smells Like An Ed" when Jimmy has many hockey equipment in his garage.
  • Vocal Dissonance: Has an incredibly girly voice that contrasts the more pubescent-sounding ones of his male peers. Somewhat justified in that he's In Touch with His Feminine Side and may be a late bloomer.
  • Vocal Evolution: His voice starts off soft and feminine, then gradually evolves into a straight up Mickey Mouse-esque falsetto.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: Even a light tap can cause a severe injury to Jimmy. His foot gets broken by a clothespin.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: Jimmy dismisses reality in favor of fairy tale "logic".
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: His role in "If It Smells Like an Ed". He becomes the villain of the episode (with his Disproportionate Retribution revenge on the Eds) after being badly humiliated and bullied at the beginning.
  • Would Hit a Girl: In one episode, he attacks Nazz after he suspects her of stealing his shampoo.

    Nazz 
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Voiced by: (English) Tabitha St. Germain (Season 1), Erin Fitzgerald (Season 2, 4-6 and movie), Jenn Forgie (Season 3)
Voiced by: (Latin America) Rebeca Avila (Season 1-3), Isabel Romo (Season 4-5), Mayra Arellano (season 6), Karla Falcón (Movie)

A cute, somewhat dim Girl Next Door-type. She frequently reduces the boys (except Jimmy and Rolf) in the neighborhood to sweaty, nervous wrecks of early-adolescent lust, apparently without realizing it. It can also be said that she's the second most realistic character. She doesn't mind the Eds too much, unless they really annoy her or injure her. Not to be confused with Todd Rundgren's former band.


  • Adorkable: Her awkward, slightly dim demeanor definitely places Nazz somewhere on the adorkable chart.
  • Affectionate Nickname:
    • Kevin calls her "babe" in The Movie.
    • Rolf refers to her as "Go-Go Nazz Girl" in one episode.
  • All Girls Want Bad Boys:
    • Possibly why she seems to have a thing for Kevin. It's not known, by the end of the movie, if she still likes him, since he's shown to care about his bike more than her and the problem was never resolved.
    • Played with. In the show it's implied she has a crush on Eddy's brother, possibly only because of his "cool guy" reputation (she thinks he's "so rad"). However, when he's revealed to be a jerk in the movie, she clearly changes her mind about him, and starts hating him like the other kids.
    • Debatably a Zigzagged Trope, as there are some hints here and there that she may also have a thing for Double D.
  • Bald Woman: In the Movie, something happened in the Ed's Scam that caused Nazz to have large chunks of hair missing. She covers it with a bandana for the movie's duration.
  • Beauty = Goodness: The hot girl loved by almost all the boys in-universe also happens to be the only nice female character on the show.
  • Beware the Nice Ones:
    • Usually, she wouldn't be doing anything bad to anybody, including the Eds, but in the Halloween special, Ed, who has watched too many monster movies, mistakes her for Medusa and puts her in cement. Afterwards, she gets so pissed off and wants the hides of not just Ed, but his friends, too! Somewhat out of character, but that's not her only Out of Character moment.
    • In the movie, the grievous injuries she suffered in the Ed's unspecified scam were bad enough that she joined the angry mob chasing after them.
  • Big Eater: Not as much as Ed, but she does tend to eat like an pig and devour scraps of food that are everywhere. Everytime Nazz sees food, she eats it and never stops.
  • Brainless Beauty: Downplayed and Depending on the Writer (see Dumb Blonde), as sometimes she's portrayed as one of the smarter kids and is usually more sensible than most characters.
  • Break the Cutie: Nazz almost undergoes this after finding how how much Kevin values his bike more than her. Until he semi-apologizes for it, she turns seriously jaded.
  • Characterization Marches On: Originally she was just a sweet, pretty Girl Next Door. Later seasons turned her into a Dumb Blonde.
  • The Chick: She's female and tends to try and get the other members of the Cul-de-Sac to be fair toward the Eds.
  • Cool Big Sis: She acts as this to Sarah and Jimmy. Nazz is the one who usually stands up for Jimmy if Sarah isn't around. According to the series bible Sarah hero-worships Nazz and although we rarely see that in the show (due to Nazz being always Out of Focus), their few interactions are usually positive and it's especially seen in "High Heeled Ed". In "For You Ed Only", upon hearing Sarah's diary is missing, immediately marshalls Kevin and Rolf to help find it.
  • Covert Pervert: In "I Am Curious Ed", when Sarah and Jimmy want to find out where babies come from, she blushes and starts giggling madly.
  • The Cutie: Nazz is very sweet and sometimes ditzy, which makes her rather endearing.
  • Depending on the Writer:
    • Nazz's portrayal is vastly different depending on the episode. She can be either the Team Mom, a Flat Character whose only purpose is to show that Everyone Loves Blondes, or act just as immaturely as the rest of the cast.
    • Her interest in Kevin also goes back and forth. Sometimes she seems to have a crush on him, other times she seems annoyed by his attempts to impress her and only sees him as a friend.
  • Ditzy Genius: While Nazz is smart, mature, rational, and a good student, she has her ditzy Dumb Blonde moments from time to time (mostly in later episodes). Due to how Out of Focus she tends to be, it's hard to see how smart or dumb she is.
  • Dreadful Musician: She isn't a very good tuba player. She's also shown to be terrible at yodeling, as her yodeling caused glass and even Ed to break.
  • Dude Magnet: It becomes a plot point in "Boys Will Be Eds". The only guys who don't have a crush on her are Jimmy and Rolf (he might only like girls from his homeland).
  • Dumb Blonde: Shows tendencies of this, especially in season 5. In one episode she asks a dummy of Edd to sign her petition, and after the dummy's head falls off, Nazz picks it up and asks: "Are you okay, dude?"
  • Everyone Loves Blondes: She has blonde hair and all but two of the boys want her.
  • Flat Character: Prior to her Flanderization, she was pretty bland and one-dimensional compared to everyone else.
  • Foil: Being a Nice Girl who is also considered very pretty by most of the cast, Nazz is the antithesis of Sarah and the Kankers.
  • Formerly Fat: To near cartoonish levels in a flashback in the episode "Every Which Way But Ed". Let's just say that she was understating her former girth by saying she was "a little chubby".
  • The Generic Girl: Nazz spends a majority of the screen time having a dim & flat personality. It is only in the movie that she gets more characterization.
  • Girliness Upgrade: In the first four seasons, Nazz was mostly a Tomboy with a Girly Streak and more or less One of the Boys. By the fifth season, she becomes a full-blown Girly Girl, starts wearing skirts and dresses more often, and is revealed to be the school's head cheerleader.
  • Girl Next Door: She's a cute and approachable girl, who's genuinely friendly to everyone.
  • Girly Bruiser: Surprisingly enough, she doesn't often fight, but Nazz can pack a punch.
  • Girly Girl with a Tomboy Streak: Nazz is a flirty, giggling Girly Girl who's interested in hair care products, cute boys, fashion, cooking, babysitting, and cheerleading. Her room is also quite girly, as seen in "A Glass of Warm Ed". But she has a tomboyish appearance (short hair, tomboyish clothes), has a sporty athletic side (at least, in early seasons), and talks like a Surfer Dude.
  • Given Name Reveal: More like Last Name Reveal, in the movie we find out her last name is "Van Bartonschmeer". Making her the only character besides the Kankers who has a full name.
  • Goofy Print Underwear: A bit more understandable as she is a girl, but she's seen twice wearing heart-printed underwear, once as boxers and once in panties.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: She's a nice, beautiful, blonde Girl Next Door.
  • The Heart: She generally brings out the best side in other people, including Kevin, Sarah and Eddy. In "Tight End Ed", she comes up with the idea to make Ed the school mascot to boost school spirit and generally seems to enjoy socializing and bringing happiness to people.
  • Head-Turning Beauty: Played straight especially in "Boys Will Be Eds", and also in other episodes occasionally like "Smile For The Ed". In "Pop Goes The Ed", Eddy and Kevin melt at the sight of her.
  • Hidden Depths:
    • She is able to recite union labor laws on the spot.
    Nazz: Babysitters gotta know this stuff...
    • She also makes a fire in the Movie.
    • She gets mostly good grades according to her report card in "Mission Ed-Possible.". Especially surprising since this was a season 5 episode, the season where she acts like a Dumb Blonde the most.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: Nazz really looks like her voice actress. Ironically in an interview (Ed Edd N Eddy Behind the Scenes Documentary) Erin Fitzgerald, who provides the voice for both May and Nazz, says that she can relate more to May.
  • Jerkass Ball:
    • She snaps at the Eds in "Once Bitten, Twice Ed" during the raccoon exam.
    • Also, in the episode "To Sir With Ed", when she humiliates Eddy in his house when she was supposed to be babysitting him.
  • Lethal Chef: According to "Mission Ed-Possible", where her grade in cooking is a D, but her macaroni and cheese might be the only dish she can make that tastes good.
  • Morality Pet: Being liked by everyone (except the Kankers), she tends to be this to all the meaner characters.
    • Out of everyone, Kevin treats her the nicest and she's the only one who has never been insulted by Kevin. Subverted in the movie where he seems to care about his bike more than her.
    • She brings out a nicer side to Eddy who also has a soft spot for her. Though this never stops him from trying to scam her like the others.
    • She manages to get along well with Sarah. Along with Jimmy, she's the only character Sarah is constantly nice to, despite their small fight in "Truth or Ed".
    • Subverted with the Kankers who don't really like Nazz and have no problem bullying her, as seen in the Valentine's Day special. In "May I Have This Ed", Marie destroys a sound box out of jealousy when she sees Nazz dancing with Double D, while Lee calls her a hussy.
  • Nice Girl: The only female character who is this trope. She tends to act nicely to all of the Eds and only lashes out at them if their scam causes someone injury.
  • Odd Name Out: She has the weirdest name compared to the other characters (including Rolf).
  • Only Sane Woman: While she later becomes something of a ditz, she's generally the most mature of the cul-de-sac kids.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: In "Big Picture Show", the fact that even she wants to eviscerate the Eds for their scam gone wrong signals just how bad the scam was.
  • Out of Focus: Unlike the other kids, Nazz is rarely involved in the plot. She plays a major role in only three episodes ("To Sir with Ed", "High Heeled Ed", and "Boys Will Be Eds"). Even Plank gets more plotlines revolving around him.
  • Popular Is Dumb: Downplayed, but she's the most popular kid of the Cul-de-Sac in-universe and can be a Dumb Blonde depending on the episode.
  • Ship Tease: With Kevin (especially in The Movie), Edd, and Eddy.
  • Single Girl Seeks Most Popular Guy: Kevin. And in "Ed, Pass it On" it's heavily implied she had/has a crush on Eddy's Brother (until the Movie, anyway). In "Over Your Ed" she also seems to like Ed after he becomes popular.
  • Smooch of Victory: Nazz honors Double D with a hug and a peck when he prepares to sacrifice himself to stop Ed's rampage. Eddy gets one too after surviving his brother.
  • Slapstick Knows No Gender: Not as frequently as other female characters, but it does occasionally happen to her.
  • Team Mom: Of the cul-de-sac kids, she's the most mature and concerned with the well being of others.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: She's more traditionally feminine than Sarah.
  • Took a Level in Badass: It's been shown before that she can hold her own, but in the movie she shows a lot of fortitude for a seemingly ordinary, ditzy preteen girl.
  • Took a Level in Dumbass: In some of the later episodes. In "Too Smart for His Own Ed" even Edd, who has a crush on her, gets somewhat annoyed by her ditziness.
  • Totally Radical: Not to Kevin's extent but holds her own. She still has the habit when she's an old woman in "Take This Ed and Shove It."
  • Tsundere: She's normally quite sweet and easy-going, but she can be pretty harsh at times.
  • Verbal Tic:
    • Dude!
    • "Duh", as well, particularly in later seasons.
    • Awesome!
  • Wolf Whistle: Can be heard occasionally when she's on screen.
  • Woman Scorned: She was not happy when Kevin was fussing over his bike when she could have been seriously hurt in the movie.

    Kevin 
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Dorks!!!
Voiced by: (English) Kathleen Barr
Voiced by: (Latin America) Irwin Daayán

An athletic kid who is usually seen riding on or working on his bike, playing sports, or trying to impress Nazz. He thinks the Eds are a bunch of "dorks", and isn't afraid to make his opinion of them known at least once an episode. Other than that, he seems to be the most realistic kid in the neighborhood when compared to everyone else.


  • The Ace: Kevin is the cool, athletic and popular jock. Eddy hates him for it.
  • Afraid of Needles: In "This Won't Hurt an Ed"—it's possible that he got over it after seeing Eddy receive a Booster Shot from their school nurse.
  • Animal Motifs: Eddy enjoys comparing Kevin to a chimpanzee.
  • All Men Are Perverts: As seen in "If It Smells Like An Ed" when Eddy uses a photo of a bikini-wearing Nazz to distract Kevin and he drools over it. Also in "See No Ed", when Nazz's pants fall off, he lustfully says "awesome." And in "Urban Ed" you can see him reading a magazine called "Bikini Babes".
  • Always a Bigger Fish:
    • Though he's seen as the cul-de-sac "tough guy" he's just as scared of the Kanker Sisters as the other kids.
    • He's also terrified of Eddy's brother, and completely goes to pieces at the idea of facing him.
  • Berserk Button:
    • Eddy's mere existence seems to be this for Kevin.
    • Don't touch his bike (unless you're Nazz) and don't tease him about his crush on Nazz.
  • Big Man on Campus: Definitely, though considering the size of the cast, he doesn't have much competition.
  • Broken Ace: He apparently had a troubled past about Eddy's brother (rumors about Eddy's brother are enough). And he's terrified of needles.
  • Brutal Honesty: Kevin is very cynical and dismissive of kid's stuff and sugar coating. He even openly bullies Eddy, who's more assholish and physically aggressive, and presses the "dork" label upon him.
  • The Bully: Mostly to the Eds (especially Eddy), as he often insults them for no reason. To a lesser extent, he can also be pretty mean to Jonny or Jimmy, like in "Mirror, Mirror, on the Ed" where even Nazz calls him out on it. Even Rolf gets picked on by him on occasion.
  • Bullying a Dragon: In "Little Ed Blue," he constantly pesters Ed (with Eddy, no less) by throwing a baseball at his head. Ed eventually gets fed up and molds Eddy into a shape of a baseball bat and wacks Kevin with him.
  • But for Me, It Was Tuesday: One episode had this happening when Kevin accidentally foils Eddy's scheme of the day.
  • Catchphrase: "Dorks!" He even uses various permutations of the word dork at times as well.
  • Charlie Brown Baldness: He only has a few strands of hair on his head. Although a flashback episode shows he actually used to have normal hair.
  • Chick Magnet: Not to the extent of Double D. Nazz likes him and, though they have much less interest in him than the Eds, the Kankers consider him attractive enough to want to kiss (though this may have just been their way of bullying/torturing him).
  • Companion Cube: His bike. In The Movie he ignores Nazz in favor of it.
  • Deadpan Snarker: He's always making snide remarks about the Eds.
  • Depending on the Writer: Oh boy, in some episodes Kevin is a defensive but understandable character who you can relate to at times (who wouldn't get mad at some kids destroying your house?) Other times, not so much...
  • Dirty Coward: At least for one episode he did. In "See No Ed", while everyone gets trapped by the Ed's scam, a paranoid-induced Kevin leaves to save himself.
  • Enemy Mine: A somewhat weird example, but he and Eddy sometimes get along better when picking on someone else. Kevin allowed Eddy to join him in pitching baseballs off Ed's head when the latter was in a bad mood. At the beginning of "Boys Will Be Eds" they are seen laughing together at Jimmy's misfortune (along with Edd). He also laughs when Eddy makes a joke about Sarah's underwear showing in "One of Those Eds".
    Eddy: Hey Sarah! I can see your undies!
    [Eddy and Kevin laugh]
    Kevin: Nice one!
  • Enraged by Idiocy: Probably the quickest to point out the other characters' naivety. In "Tinker Ed", when Jimmy is joyfully running around the library like a princess, Kevin snaps at him and rightfully tells him to stop treating fairytales like a reality.
  • Establishing Character Moment: Kevin is introduced in the series by calling the Eds "dorks" in the first episode.
  • Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas: He seems pretty excited to show his father his grades in "Mission Ed-Possible", and never mentions having any problems with him.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Kevin may be an abusive jerk, but even he thinks Eddy's Brother went too far when he physically assaults Eddy for no good reason than because he could. Kevin at least usually just tries to retaliate against Eddy's scams.
  • Fiery Redhead: Kevin is characteristically feisty and has somewhat of a Hair-Trigger Temper.
  • For the Evulz: His actions mainly in "Your Ed Here" and "Smile For the Ed". Other episodes he does this too, it's just occasionally and Out of Focus.
  • Freudian Excuse:
    • It's implied his spiteful attitude towards Eddy has something to do with the latter's brother.
    • It's also implied Kevin wasn't always antagonistic to the Eds. In "A Boy and his Ed", he comments he would've given each of the Eds a free jawbreaker had they not tried to scam him. Later in the episode, the Eds try to scam him again into being their friend and end up destroying his entire house. By the end, the Eds try to steal his garage of jawbreakers and end up interrupting him while he was bathing. Start of Darkness, maybe?
  • Friendly Enemy: With Edd on a few occasions. It seems like the only reason Kevin has a problem with him is because of his friendship with Eddy.
  • Good Is Not Nice: Even when Kevin isn't the bad guy of the episode, he still comes off as a jerk due to his arrogance and mocking, sarcastic attitude. Next to Sarah, he's easily the most aggressive of the kids.
  • Grumpy Bear: Generally grouchy, cynical and easily annoyed (although sometimes it's justified) and he combines this with his stuck up Jerk Jock attitude.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Not as much as Sarah and Eddy, but he mostly wants to solve his problems with other characters by beating them up.
  • Hammerspace: Tends to pull his bike out of nowhere.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: As shown in "See No Ed", due to their excessive hounding for most of his life, he is rather paranoid of the Eds and their scams, even when they aren't bothering him. Possible Freudian Excuse for his less provoked treatment towards them.
  • Hypno Fool: In "Look Into My Eds," Eddy hypnotizes him into thinking he's a monkey for the entire episode. What's especially humorous is he apparently knows Eddy so well that the latter only had to say he'll be what Eddy "always wanted [him] to be" for him to get the message.
  • Idiot Ball: In "Scrambled Ed", a semi-conscious Double D tells him: "Apply toothpaste for cleaner brighter teeth." He believes this is the solution for his bike chain being out of place. He later shows up demanding that Double D buy him a new chain. Kevin's lapse in judgment is a little more understandable if you recall that Double D can build advanced machinery out of cardboard boxes, garbage cans, and other random pieces of junk.
  • Innocently Insensitive: In the movie, he seemed genuinely bewildered about why Nazz trashed his bike when he repeatedly showed more concern over it than her.
  • Inspector Javert: Even when the Eds' schemes technically aren't frauds, he tries to stop them anyway. It helps that Eddy always call them "scams" anyway.
  • Jerkass Has a Point:
    • Kevin can be obnoxious but his hatred towards the Eds is generally quite understandable, considering the chaos caused by their scams in every episode.
    • In "Tinker Ed," he tells Sarah and Jimmy to be quiet in the library. He also tells Jimmy to grow up and that fairy tales weren't real. Given Sarah and Jimmy's obnoxious behavior (Sarah seems to raise her voice just to annoy Kevin), he has a point.
    • As much as a jerkass as Kevin was in "Ed In A Halfshell" when he insulted Eddy's scam, even Edd comments on how Kevin was right about how ridiculous the scam was.
    • Kevin also isn't wrong when he talks about how desperate Eddy is in "For the Ed, By the Ed".
  • Jerkass to One: He treats the Eds much worse than he treats everyone else. He particularly hates Eddy and picks on him the most.
  • Jerk Jock: He tends to play the archetypal cool kid. Girls like him, he's got a sweet bike, he's good at sports, and he wears his hat backwards. As icing on the cake, his dad conveniently works at the "jawbreaker factory"—which gives Kevin an unlimited supply of the series' Holy Grail.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He is a jerk mostly to the Eds, sometimes without being provoked. He can even be a bully towards Jimmy and Jonny, but it doesn't happen very often and it's pretty tame compared to the way Sarah treats Jonny. He is generally calmer and nicer to the other kids. He's good friends with Rolf, and will lend him a hand when needed. He also sticks up for the other kids if the Eds do something to them and, with three exceptions, he seems to be pretty generous with the mountain of jawbreakers in his garage. It's worth noting that he was also originally going to share some with the Eds before Eddy tried to pull his drawbridge scam on him.
  • Karma Houdini: Often, in the episodes where he makes fun of the Eds for fun's sake. Also, it's the main difference between him and Eddy: just compare the two episodes ("A Case of Ed" and "This Won't Hurt an Ed") where Kevin is tormented by Eddy (who is punished in both episodes) and the two episodes ("Your Ed Here" and "Smile For The Ed") where Eddy is tormented by Kevin (who doesn't get any comeuppance).
  • Karma Houdini Warranty: Despite being usually a Karma Houdini, there are a few moments where Kevin gets his comeuppance.
    • In "Dueling Eds", he has been laughing at Eddy being beaten up by Rolf for most of the episode. At the end, he manages to anger Rolf too (like Eddy did before him) and it's implied he will receive his punishment off-screen.
    • In "For Your Ed Only", he hits the balloon that the Eds and Jonny were riding, causing the Eds to crash in Sarah's room. He gets a minor comeuppance later on when the Eds tie him to a tree after he eavesdrops on them over Sarah's diary.
    • In "Little Ed Blue", he (along with Eddy no less) keeps on annoying Ed and pitching baseballs at his head. Obviously Ed beats him up...by using Eddy as a baseball bat against him.
    • In the movie, Nazz slaps Kevin and destroys his bike because he cares about it more than he cares about her.
    • In "Dim Lit Ed", after Kevin insults Edd, the latter puts a dunce cap on Kevin. Eddy follows up by forcing the cap down his head, making all the kids laugh at Kevin. Even better, when Kevin retaliates, Nazz calls him stupid. This is not a notable moment, just a rare gag where Eddy gets the upper hand on Kevin.
    • If you think the ending of "Stiff Upper Ed" with the kids enslaving the Eds is too cruel, there's a least a moment with Ed accidentally knocking Kevin around while trying to tie Kevin's shoes.
  • Kick the Dog:
  • Kids Are Cruel: Of all the Cul-de-sac kids, Kevin plays this role straight, behaving no other than a stereotypical Jerk Jock.
  • Knight Templar: His reasons for bullying the Eds are generally justified, but he frequently goes too far.
  • Lantern Jaw of Justice: Fitting, given his role as Hero Antagonist. It earns him the nickname "shovel chin" from Eddy.
  • Large Ham: He tends to get loud and expressive when he snaps at the Eds.
  • The Leader: Seems to be this for the rest of the kids, much to the constant annoyance of Eddy. A Type III or Type IV.
  • Leitmotif: Whenever Kevin pulls out his bike or rides his bike, you can hear trumpets playing.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Kevin is perhaps the fourth physically strongest character in the series, but his prime trait is riding his bicycle at ludicrous speed.
  • Lovable Jock: Despite his contempt towards the Eds, his better relationship with the other kids, genuine care for Nazz, and overall redemption towards the end of the movie has induced a likable factor in Kevin's character.
  • Manipulative Bastard: In "Ed Ed And Away", possibly the only time he got back at the Eds for a scam nonviolently.
  • Men Don't Cry: The only male character besides Plank to never cry.
  • Moving the Goalposts: In the episode where he learns Eddy's Embarrassing Middle Name, he uses the blackmail material to make Eddy perform all sorts of humiliating stunts, and at the end of the episode, he tells everyone the name anyway.
  • Never My Fault: In "For Your Ed Only", Kevin hits Ed's balloon at the beginning of the episode, causing the Eds to crash in Sarah's room and run away with her diary in panic. Later on, he calls out the Eds for doing so. He probably didn't know those events were connected.
  • Nice Hat: He always wears a red hat.
  • The Nicknamer: He always calls the Eds "Dorks" or some variations of it ("Dork, Dork and Dorky"), sometimes calls Edd "Double Dork" or "Double Dweeb" and he also calls Jimmy "Fluffy". He also calls Jimmy and Sarah "squirt" on occasion.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: Dishes this out frequently to the Eds (mostly Eddy).
  • Non-Standard Character Design: Slightly. He's the only character to have swirly markings in his ears, as opposed to 3 or x markings.
  • Not So Different: From Eddy. While they hate each other, they are probably the most similar characters in the series, personality-wise, considering that they're both rude, egotistical, sarcastic leaders with a show-off attitude who often pick on people and give insulting nicknames. The only notable difference is that Kevin is popular and charismatic whereas Eddy is not. There have even been rare moments of the two getting along (somewhat) while making fun of someone else.
  • Odd Friendship: He and Rolf appear to be best friends. This makes enough sense, considering Rolf is the only kid athletic enough to play sports with.
  • Only Sane Man: While he's an egotistical Jerk Jock, Kevin seems to be the closest thing the show has to a rational character in that he usually expresses annoyance towards the latest shenanigans.
  • Pet the Dog: Despite his default Jerk Jock persona and contempt for the Eds, he usually has a good relationship with the other kids, if not above some casual teasing towards Jimmy and Jonny. However, moments like this with the Eds are rare.
    • In a couple of episodes he struck up a polite conversation with Double D, simply because Double D is kind, unlike Eddy, who is the one who usually antagonizes Kevin in the first place. He even calls Double D "hombre" (pal).
    • In "Pick an Ed", he's very friendly to the "new guy" Carl (Eddy's alter-ego).
    • He's seen rolling his eyes when Jimmy proudly introduces Mr. Yum-Yum, but when Ed steals it, Kevin chases after him with the others and angrily demands to know what Ed's done with it.
    • When the Eds sent Jimmy crying out of the house by breaking into their party, Kevin—not Sarah—was the first one to call them out for it. Considering how often Kevin picks on Jimmy, this is surprisingly courteous of him.
    • Subverted in "Run For Your Ed." When he finds Ed sleeping in his refrigerator, he doesn't even get angry. He just calmly tells Edd and Eddy "I believe this belongs to you" and lets the duo pick up Ed without any trouble. It's only because Kevin had chores to do at that moment, and he tells the duo that he would have beat all the Eds up if not for said chores.
  • Pride: His defining flaw as well as the biggest thing he has in common with Eddy.
  • Redhead In Green: He wears a green shirt and is revealed to have had redhead.
  • The Rival: He and Eddy compete a lot. Due to the nature of the show, Kevin usually wins.
  • Ship Tease: There are hints toward him being a couple with Nazz, especially in The Movie.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: He hates the Eds and the Eds hate him (well, Eddy hates him, anyway).
  • Skewed Priorities: In the movie, he's more worried about his bike getting trashed than Nazz getting hurt in the gag factory. She was not best pleased, but does forgive him by the finale.
  • Skyward Scream: "DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORKS!!" in the movie.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: Subverted (the small name part, at least), since he's one of the most popular kids.
  • Smug Super: He's proud to be cool and often acts arrogant and boastful.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: The Movie ends with him forgiving the Eds and accepting them as friends, after he saw the abuse that Eddy was suffering at the hands of his big bro, and he ordered Eddy's brother to knock it off.
  • Totally Radical: Especially the way he talks. He says "man" and "totally" often as well.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: When Ed saved him from the Kankers, instead of thanking him, he acts nasty as usual.
  • Verbal Tic:
    • DORKS! DORKS! DORKS! DORKS! DORKS! He seems unable to think of a better insult—he's out of the bet first in "All Eds Are Off".
    • Says "man" a lot too.
  • Wouldn't Hit a Girl:
    • In the movie, when Nazz slaps him, he doesn't hit her back.
    • Subverted in "Little Ed Blue" when Sarah hits him with a soda bottle and he attempts to hit her back with food, but it misses. Though that was more playful than malicious.
    • In the Valentine's Day special, Lee punches Kevin after she's snapped out of her trance, and he doesn't hit back.

    Rolf 
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Ed-boys!!!
Voiced by: (English) Peter Kelamis
Voiced by: (Latin America) Daniel Abundis (Current Voice), Carlos Hernández (Season 5-6)

An oddball foreigner who runs a farm in the backyard of his home, and frequently rambles about either his oddball family or the oddball customs of The Old Country, which was formerly named Cloudcuckooland, (and suggested to actually be Norway.) He's usually tolerant of the "Ed-boys", unless he becomes a direct target of one of Eddy's scams.


  • Ambiguous Disorder:
    • His elderly self in "Take This Ed and Shove It" appears to be suffering from dementia of some kind.
    • His young self has quirks, but these are more likely to be due to living in a radically different culture than any sort of disorder. However, on the contrary, it's often implied that he has some sort of eating disorder, judging by his daily carnivore diet. His bet is to cut off on the meat in "All Eds Are Off", and at one point, Rolf is seen malnourished, implying that he lacks the taste buds to consume nutrients.
  • Ambiguously Brown: He's brown skinned and his racial background is unknown. It's heavily implied to be eastern European of some extraction. It's possible that he's of Romani descent considering they have darker skin tones than most Europeans and can be frequently found in the East of the continent. If course, this would only be on appearance alone. Making things more ambiguous is that his typical outfit from back home, as shown in a folder, looks Swedish in nature.
    • This is actually intential, Antonucci has gone on record stating he doesn't want Rolf to be labeled a "seterotype" (a la Apu from "Simpsons"), so he takes a collection of European traits (accent, skin tone, Norway/Sweden references etc) to purposfully make Rolf's origin difficult to pin-point.
  • Arch-Enemy: Whoever those wolf people from The Old Country were, he refers to them as such.
    Rolf: The chinless Ed-boy is in league with Rolf's sworn enemy! (tosses a wolf trinket at Edd's feet.)
  • Artifact of Doom: He was the original owner of the cursed phone until he did some ridiculous ritual to get rid of it.
  • Author Avatar: The Eds may be part of Antonucci's personality, but Rolf's backstory is based loosely off Antonucci's.
  • Badass Native: He is an immigrant from The Old Country and he's done some pretty amazing stuff at times. Like dueling armed with a fish and beating his opponent to within an inch of his life, uprooting a large tree with his bare hands and cracking open a cast iron furnace.
  • Badass Beard: Dons one as an old man in Take This Ed And Shove It.
  • Bad Boss: To Ed in "Will Work For Ed", and to Wilfred in the movie, to the point where Wilfred actually attacks him.
  • The Barber: He wants to become one, as the people of his homeland consider a barber to be a man among men.
  • Berserk Button:
    • Rolf takes pride in his customs. He does not take kindly to those who ridicule the customs of his homeland. Do not tarnish them, or he will beat you. With a Fish.
      Rolf: "Son of a gun, you insult Rolf by denying the eels?!"
    • Mentioning wolves around him seems to flip a switch in his head.
    • Stealing his animals seem to be another one for him, as shown in "An Ed Is Born."
    • Taking advantage of him & being scammed. The Eds push this one regularly.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He's a very nice person, and isn't usually bothered by the Eds...but he is extremely strong and can become violent if his Berserk Buttons are pushed.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Has displayed this towards Jimmy a couple of times, like in "Here's mud in your Ed" when he helps him scam Eddy after Eddy cheats Jimmy out of his money.
  • Big Eater: If it's meat, he'll eat it. And a lot of it. In "Tinker Ed", he ate all of his baloney when he thought someone was going to steal it from him; it was a huge load. In All Eds Are Off, he bets off eating meat for the day and he looks like a skeleton. He didn't even last until lunch.
  • Big Ol' Unibrow: Type II. He has funny unibrows, although not as noticeable as Ed's.
  • Blunt Metaphors Trauma: Occasionally demonstrates a misunderstanding of idioms and figures of speech.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: Rolf a is fun-loving, friendly guy who's extremely strong and can destroy his opponents easily.
  • Book Dumb: He struggles with the English language. In "Too Smart for His Own Ed" he's unable to spell ("CURSE THIS MONKEY RITUAL OF ENGLISH WORDS!") and in "Mission Ed-Possible" he gets a D in typing on his report card. His other grades are unknown but in "Pick an Ed" he's seen feeding the results of his failed English tests to his goat ("This alphabet F confounds Rolf to no end!).
  • The Cassandra: Sometimes, like in the episode "Sorry Wrong Ed", where no one believes that his phone is cursed.
  • Catchphrase: "Hello, Ed boys!"
    • When offended or angered, many of his sentences will begin with "You have [done whatever has offended me]".
    • He also has his own battle cry: "Shab-la-ka!"
  • Celibate Hero:
    • He never shows any romantic interest in Dude Magnet Nazz, or any other character (male or female) on the show. Plus, he remained the only character unaffected by the cupids in the Valentine's Day special (due to shielding himself from them).
    • He does get rather excited by the "Ms Arduous Fieldworker pageant" on TV, though, eagerly pointing out his favorite contestant (Gretchen) to Kevin - so he probably only likes girls from his homeland or has a different ideal of feminine beauty. Coupled other hints and moments throughout the series, Rolf's people seem to value physical ability, work ethic, personal honor, and common sense over physical appearance, qualities "Go-Go Nazz-girl" is somewhat lacking in.
  • Charles Atlas Superpower: Rolf is the strongest character in the series after Ed, and it's possible that his strength could be a result of all of his farm work. To the point where he can uproot a large tree right after digging up a giant hole.
  • Cloudcuckooland: Rolf's "old country" has some seriously bizarre traditions.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Biggest character on the show to show really weird beliefs and quirks along with Ed and Jonny.
    • His elderly self in "Take This Ed And Shove It" is even more of one than his young self—he mistakes Eddy for Kevin only to immediately forget who Kevin is afterward, claims that his tractor isn't for sale when it actually is, etc.. This might be due to him suffering from dementia.
  • Companion Cube: Similar to Jonny in that it's something that comforts him. Dissimilar to Jonny is that it's a Giant Clam named Bobo.
  • Crazy Cultural Comparison: Everything from Rolf.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: He may be a Funny Foreigner, Malaproper, and Cloudcuckoolander most of the time, but he's the second strongest kid in the cul-de-sac, besides Ed. "The Good, The Bad and The Ed", '"Ed, Edd N Eddy's Big Picture Show'" and "Will Work For Ed" are perfect examples of his badassery.
  • Depending on the Writer: In "Hand Across Ed", Rolf seems OK with being filmed. In "An Ed is Born", he claims cameras are soul-stealing devices. In "Is There an Ed in the House?", he's once again OK with being photographed. In "Smile for the Ed", he goes back to his idea that cameras are indeed soul-stealing devices.
  • Disco Dan: His TV is huge, but has a screen about the size of a belt buckle, and he uses a typewriter for typing class.
  • Drop the Hammer: His infamous "Hat Of Discipline," which he used to pummel Double D for dressing his pig, Wilfred, up in a tuxedo.
  • Easily Impressed: Due to being a Funny Foreigner, it's pretty easy to catch his intrigue with the mundane customs of suburban life. The Eds regularly take advantage of this for their scams. Of course, they always seem to forget how the muscular guy doesn't take having his intrigue taken advantage of.
  • Farm Boy: He works on his parents' small farm.
  • Friend to All Living Things: He owns and takes care of quite a few animals including three pigs (one named Wilfred), a goat named Victor, at least six chickens, a cow named Beatrice, and five sheep.
  • Funny Foreigner: He comes up with odd traditions (many of which involve fish) and sayings ("Do not burn the candle at both ends, as it leads to the life of a hairdresser") from his home country in nearly every episode.
  • Good Is Not Soft: He may be a friendly guy but when you provoke him beware his Unstoppable Rage.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Kevin, most of the time.
  • Hot-Blooded: He's already energetic when he's normal. When he's pissed off, he becomes scarily aggressive along with being a Large Ham and a Boisterous Bruiser.
  • I Am X, Son of Y: Often refers to himself as the "son of a shepherd".
  • Improbable Weapon User: Duels in the Old Country are done with fish. Like men.
  • In the Name of the Moon: Rolf pulls does this along with a Badass Boast when he captures Ed in the Season 5 episode "No Speak Da Ed".
    Rolf: QUAKE AND QUIVER LIKE A JELLYFISH, DOGGY-DOO-DOO ED-BOY! For in the name of the Great Shepherd Elders, ROLF WILL GRILL YOUR STRUDEL UNTIL YOU CRY LIKE A TEENSY-WEENSY BABY!
  • Jerkass Ball:
    • In "Stiff Upper Ed" he starts harassing Edd because he's hungry, and then he beats him up for no reason.
    • In "Will Work For Ed," Rolf kept docking Ed's pay for every small mistake he made.
    • After suffering the Ed's latest scam during the finale, Rolf had went into such a bloodlusted rage after them, that he starts abusing Wilfred, something he'd never done before.
  • Large Ham: Probably the hammiest character in the series, and he has some serious competition.
  • The Leader: He's the one in charge the Urban Rangers.
  • Made of Iron: Just watch "The Good, The Bad and The Ed" and you'll understand why this trope applies to him.
  • Manly Tears: He sheds these twice. In “Dueling Eds” when Eddy insulted his culture & in “Wish You Were Ed” when he wants to return to his homeland.
  • Mean Boss: In the episode "Will Work For Ed," he fills this role towards Ed. He uncharacteristically acts like a jerk towards Ed by mistreating him and docking his pay for every menial mistake. What makes it worse is that he's portrayed in the right by the work for this. Then again, he does get better at the end of the episode.
  • Motor Mouth: He can talk very fast at times.
  • Muscles Are Meaningless: Except when he flexes or becomes enraged.
  • My Hovercraft Is Full of Eels: Downplayed. He's never outright incomprehensible, but his speech is a rather exaggerated version of the way a novice at a foreign language would speak. He uses words that don't make sense in the context (as though he were confusing the meanings of words), uses nonsensical idioms, and tends to butcher English figures of speech.
    Rolf: "Curse this mode of expression..."
  • My Significance Sense Is Tingling: He always seems to know when something odd is happening- in the Valentine's Day episode he's the only one who can sense the Cupids (played by Jimmy and Sarah), and in "Run For Your Ed", he's the first one who responds to the Kanker's rampage.
  • Naked People Are Funny: During the Ed's spa scam, Rolf's towel fell off in the sauna causing the other kids to freak out. Funnily enough, Rolf seems offended and bewildered at the other kids reaction.
  • Nice Guy: He's one of the few kids who's usually on good terms with the Eds. He not only tolerates them, but views them as friends, unless he's scammed or if wolves are brought up, or if they do anything that is an insult to his culture.
  • The Nicknamer: Has many complicated nicknames for every character and character group, such as "snake-in-the-grass Ed boys", "half-wit-Ed-boy", "Jonny the Wood Boy" or "Go-Go Nazz girl." Humorously, he once called Sarah "She-Who-Gives-Migraines".
  • Non-Specifically Foreign: It's implied, though never outright stated, that he's from somewhere in Europe.
  • Noodle Incident: Apparently, Eddy's Brother did something to make him barricade his house, create a moat around it, and demand they tell Eddy's Brother that his chickens no longer exist when he thought he was returning.
  • No Social Skills: Due to immigrating from another country and taking his exotic culture with him.
  • Odd Friendship: With popular Jerk Jock Kevin. It's not clear why they are best friends. Possibly justified if you look at the other boys of the Cul-de-Sac (the Eds, Jimmy and Jonny), Rolf is still cool compared to them and it's understandable that Kevin prefers to hang out with him.
  • The Old Country: He claims to be from "the old country", which is a land of strange folk tales, ghastly traditions involving seafood, and lederhosen. An old photo of him (in black and white of course) shows mountains and Bavarian looking clothing, but his skin tone is Southern European (or Romani) and his customs come from all over.
  • Pride: He takes great pride in being the son of a shepherd.
  • Proud Warrior Race Guy: This only occurs when The Old Country is concerned.
  • Red Herring: "If It Smells Like an Ed" makes it appear as if he's the one framing the Eds, when really, it was Jimmy.
  • Sanity Slippage: In "Dueling Eds" when he gets very hurt after Eddy insults his cultures by throwing one of his fish balls on the fence.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: If you pay attention to what he's actually saying, his vocabulary is pretty good for someone his age. Especially as it's generally implied that English isn't his first Language.
  • Super Strength: His farm work is too easy for him. The only thing he visibly struggles with are things that are beyond the ability of physically strong adult men, and even then only for a little bit.
  • Third-Person Person: He often refers to himself in third person.
  • Totally Radical: He often tries to adopt American slang and it sounds very odd coming out of his mouth.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Meat. See Big Eater above. He bets off eating it in "All Eds Are Off".
  • Trauma Button: Anything related to wolves sends him into a violent, flashback-riddled rage.
  • Unstoppable Rage: You do not want to mess with the son of a shepherd. Ever.
  • Verbal Tic: Adds "Yes?" to the end of his sentences at times, even if he's not asking a question.
  • Wacky Guy: Rolf's culture has some very strange customs.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Gets this treatment after he tries "sacrificing" Nazz to a rampaging Ed in "The Day The Ed Stood Still". Nazz gave him a black eye.
  • What the Hell Is That Accent?: His accent doesn't sound like any particular foreign dialect.
  • Wouldn't Hit a Girl:
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: He's the only kid in the cul-de-sac with abnormally-colored hair. Rolf's hair is probably natural, because in the Ed, Edd n Eddy universe, black hair has been really shown to be black hair, but is blue for better visibility.
  • Younger Than They Look: Due to his height, strength and premature body hair, Rolf looks like a teenager or maybe even young adult, despite only being around 13. Hell, one episode shows him with a five o' clock shadow. It's still implied on a few occasions that he's the oldest kid in the cul-de-sac.
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    Jonny 2x4 
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Voiced by: (English) David-Paul Grove
Voiced by: (Latin America) Ana María Grey (Season 1), Alondra Hidalgo (Season 4), María Fernanda Morales (Current voice)

An eccentric, nature-loving youngster who hangs out with Plank, a piece of wood with a face drawn on it that seems to have a mind of its own. He's the most tolerant of the Eds, but even he can be pushed too far by them.


  • Abhorrent Admirer: He has been this to both Nazz and Sarah.
    • He has a crush on Nazz, but when he asks her if she wants to hold hands in "Too Smart for His Own Ed", she declines with a "Ugh! In your dreams!"
    • In "May I Have This Ed", he asks Sarah out to the dance and Sarah shouts in his face that she would rather date a frog.
  • Adorkable: His kookiness and genuine kindness grants him this status. Adds up especially when he's "talking" with Plank.
  • All of the Other Reindeer:
    • Zig-zagged. Jonny is a bit of a loner and, for obvious reasons, he's considered the weird one of the bunch, but he's still more liked than the Eds and is involved in many of the kids' activities. Played straight in the episode "Shoo Ed" (the episode is about him being a pest) and in "Tween a Rock and an Ed Place" where no one (except the Eds) went to his party.
    • However at the end of the movie the Eds finally get accepted and Jonny becomes full-on outcast.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: Episodes in where he doesn't have Plank around imply that he can't even make the tiniest decisions by himself without someone telling him what to do. He also has a habit of stealing what isn't his, like Eddy's money (when Eddy actually earned his money legitimately), the Eds' video camera, and Sarah and Jimmy's shovel.
  • Ambiguously Brown: He's probably black; but, his skin tone changes from time to time. Jonny in the picture here is not usually that white, he's normally slightly darker than Rolf or the same color as Rolf (but certainly brown). In the episode "Don't Rain on My Ed" we can see Jonny with a full head of hair as a one-off gag, and he clearly has a large Funny Afro.
  • Audience? What Audience?: At the end of the movie. Which is weird, considering his Companion Cube Plank has Medium Awareness.
  • Bald of Awesome: The only bald character, and he has his badass moments.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Jonny's one of the most peaceful kids in Peach Creek, but he is scary when pushed.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Jonny is quite off his rocker and can do some amazing things once in a while.
  • Blade Brake: Jonny actually does this with Plank.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "What's that, Plank?"
    • "Plank says x!"
  • Charlie Brown Baldness: He apparently has hair and just looks bald, as one episode had it styled into an afro.
  • Cheerful Child: The most cheerful character on the show, along with Ed.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Once, he hid his ABC gum under a quarter so no one would take it. And it worked. Also, he talks to a piece of wood...
  • Companion Cube: Plank is constantly seen with Jonny.
  • Constantly Curious: He's often curious. He always wants to know what's going on and will often appear at the most random times.
  • Consulting Mr Puppet: Every idea/snark he comes up with are really Plank's. Doing this is what he bets off in "All Eds Are Off".
  • Creepy Child: He has his moments. The fact that his only friend is a block of wood certainly doesn't help.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: He has a superhero alter ego, Captain Melonhead.
  • Depending on the Writer:
    • In general, Jonny seems to dislike the Eds the least, even sometimes viewing them as friends. Other times though he's one of the more vocal people against their scams such as in "Urban Ed" or "Once Bitten, Twice Ed".
    • His relationship with the other kids. Sometimes he's hanging out with the rest of them with no problems, other times he's almost as unpopular as the Eds.
    • How much of a Cloudcuckoolander he is varies according to the episode. He is of average intellect as an urban ranger, but more often than not displays Ed levels of stupidity.
    • And then there are episodes that set aside his good nature and portray him in an antagonistic and even malicious role, such as "X Marks the Ed" or "Your Ed Here". Overall, the only thing that remains consistent about Jonny's character for the whole run of the show is his obsession with Plank.
  • The Ditherer: If Plank isn't there to make a decision for him, best seen in "All Eds Are Off."
  • Easily Impressed: Being the Cloudcuckoolander and Mr. Imagination that he his, capturing his imagination and getting him elated is a piece of cake. The Eds regularly exploit this about him, although more often than not their plans have Gone Horribly Right.
  • Face–Heel Turn: At the end of The Movie, after getting beaten up by the other kids for attacking the Eds, Jonny and Plank declare war on the cul-de-sac by becoming the sinister Gourd and Timber the Dark Shard. The movie was over, though.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: It's stated the kids on the Cul-de-sac aren't too fond of him. In one episode, the Eds make a whole scam out of getting him to annoy the other kids. None of the other kids wanted to go his party. In the finale, he soon becomes the outcast to the other kids when he beats up The Eds, after the other kids learned how terrible Eddy’s brother was to him.
  • Friend to All Living Things: Shown to have a soft spot for animals, like Ed does. He ruined one of Eddy's scams because it involved the idea of harming a raccoon, and when stealing one of Rolf's chickens (it's implied he's done this a lot), he exclaims "We rescued another one!"
  • Genius Ditz: He doesn't seem to be very intelligent, but in "Mission Ed-Possible" he gets a better report card than all the other boys besides Edd (we don't know about Jimmy because he's younger).
  • Hero Antagonist: He's this in Robbin Ed as Captain Melonhead, with Eddy/Professor Scam being the Villain Protagonist.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Plank.
  • Hypocritical Humor: This boy who talks to a slab of wood is always the first to call the other kids crazy.
  • Jerkass Ball: In "X Marks the Ed", where he makes fun of Eddy's zit and charges the other kids admission to point and laugh. He gets away with it. He sometimes joins the kids when they make fun of the Eds. There's also possibly this whenever he "translates" for Plank, who more often than not insults other kids.
  • Keet: Jonny is a cheerful, wacky, hyperactive kid.
  • Kindhearted Simpleton: He's a foolish and gullible Cloudcuckoolander, as well as good-natured and innocent.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: Because he arrives late at the end of the Movie, he never does find out about Eddy's Brother and attacks the Eds. Sarah, Kevin and the other kids then attack Jonny, demanding he "leave their friends alone!"
  • Loners Are Freaks: Played with. He's not really an outcast, but a weird kid who spends all his time talking to a piece of wood definitely has shades of this. After the events of the movie, he becomes this in full as his being late to the scene made him miss seeing Eddy's abusive older brother leading to him being the only Cul-de-sac kid to not have a Heel Realization. As a result he gets pummeled by the other kids when he assaults the Eds and winds up completely outcast by the other kids. However, he doesn't get a chance to follow up on this because by the time this is made clear to the audience there's mere seconds left in the series.
  • Medium Awareness: Probably the only character NOT to have this.
  • Mr. Imagination: His defining trait. He has Plank as best friend, after all.
  • Naked People Are Funny: When the cul-de-sac falls into total anarchy in "Stop, Look, and Ed", Jonny decides to streak.
  • Nature Lover: He loves natural surroundings.
  • Nice Guy: He's generally the kid who's most willing to consider the Eds friends. Granted Plank seems able to make him do more immoral acts at times.
  • No Social Skills: Implied to be the reason why he talks with objects such as Plank, since in some episodes he's portrayed as an annoyance.
  • Older Than They Look: He looks a bit younger than the Eds, Kevin, Rolf and Nazz, but he still goes to their school.
  • Prematurely Bald: Most of the male characters suffer from Charlie Brown Baldness, but Jonny is stated in-universe to be bald, despite a multitude of tiny black hairs.
  • Sanity Slippage: By the end of The Movie, he's clearly off his gourd after getting attacked by his previous friends for seemingly no reason whatsoever to his point of view, and the Eds becoming the neighborhood's favorite bunch even though prior they went off the deep end this time with their most recent scam.
  • Sixth Ranger: Sometimes he serves as a fourth ranger to the Eds even when there are no scams involved, like in "Cool Hand Ed".
  • Spell My Name with an "S": There isn't supposed to be an H in his name, contrary to how it's occasionally misspelled.
  • Straight Man and Wise Guy: Seemingly, the Wise Guy to Plank's Straight Man.
  • Super Gullible: Even when it comes to Blatant Lies. In one episode Eddy tells him that Kevin is being "attacked by a rabid rake", and Jonny is quick to believe it ("Plank! Kevin's in trouble!"). Even if Kevin was in front of them and was just raking leaves peacefully in his yard.
  • The Thing That Would Not Leave: Jonny has moments when he can be a pest towards the other kids and won't leave them alone, despite the kids obviously getting annoyed by his antics. Even the Eds get annoyed by him sometimes. For example, in "Here's Mud In Your Ed, he is this to Sarah and Jimmy. He stole their shovel despite the Sarah's protests, and it took Sarah beating the crap out of him to get him to leave her and Jimmy alone. Eddy actually uses this for one of his scams, making Jonny even more annoying and unleashing him on the other kids, then they pay The Eds to get rid of him for them.
  • Those Two Guys: He's frequently seen with his Companion Cube Plank.
  • Token Minority: Jonny is the only dark-skinned character on the show (but not too dark-skinned). Rolf probably would not qualify for this, however, since the references to his "Old Country" makes him most likely to be from Eastern Europe, and is just tan from the farm work he does.
  • Voice for the Voiceless: He talks for Plank.
  • Would Hit a Girl: He takes on the Kankers to retrieve Plank back from them, and wins. Inverted in the episode "Little Ed Blue" when Sarah punches him in the face and he doesn't fight back.

    Plank 
Jonny's Companion Cube. While he has no speaking role in the show, he often acts with the characters as if he was alive.
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  • Ambiguously Evil: There are several instances where Plank has shown a morally questionable compass. One example is all the fiasco he put the Eds and Jonny through in "Gimme Gimme Never Ed", or when even Jonny seems horrified with his ideas. The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy episode "Billy and Mandy Moon the Moon", which aired during an event of Cartoon Network episodes and specials having to do with aliens and featured cameos by characters from other Cartoon Network shows, shows he may be an agent / spy for a hostile alien race, however this is most likely non-canon.
  • Animated Music Video: Starred in one titled "My Best Friend Plank" along with Jonny.
  • Batman Gambit: "Gimme Gimme Never Ed". He uses Eddy's natural greed and anger to foil the Eds' scam and get a couple of cheap thrills, with no cost to him or Jonny.
  • Beware the Quiet Ones: Don't piss off Plank. He has back-up.
  • Bully Hunter: In "For the Ed, by the Ed", he gives a merciless thrashing to the Kankers sisters because they were bullying Jimmy and were about to force him to eat a worm.
  • Cheek Copy: This is Plank we're talking about, so it's a picture of a plank.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: At first he was with Jonny, then he went to Jimmy, and then back to Jonny. In "Urban Ed", before returning to Jonny, he left him for the Eds and their city. In "Gimme Gimme Never Ed", he asked the Eds to make some rides for him to go on, but he ended up betraying them at the same time getting back the money Jonny spent for the rides. Finally in "All Eds are Off", he decides to hang with Eddy when Jonny didn't spend time with him anymore, only to return to Jonny once more, though it could be just a trick used by Eddy to make Jonny to lose the bet.
  • Companion Cube: To Jonny, since he's a plank of wood that Jonny treats like a person.
  • A Dog Named "Dog": Well, he's a plank named Plank.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With his human companion, Jonny.
  • Jerkass Ball: In "Gimme Gimme Never Ed" and "Pick An Ed", he's more insulting and mean-spirited than usual, at least judging from what Jonny claims he is saying.
  • Manipulative Bastard: It's speculated that Plank is this, manipulating Jonny and who knows else to get what he wants. Case in point, he once got a premium meal of fried lobster with butter on an imaginary plane made by Jimmy and Sarah while Jonny got three peanuts.
    Jonny: "What do you mean, you special ordered?"
  • Noodle Incident: Plank has a photo of him doing something unspeakable that's used against him in the elections for king in "For the Ed, By the Ed". We don't see it.
    Rolf:*on the photo* Is it not just a piece of wood?
  • Not-So-Imaginary Friend: There are times when it seems that Plank is more than just a piece of wood. Best exemplified during the bus scene in The Movie, which culminates in Plank actually driving a bus.
  • Offscreen Teleportation: Plank is capable of this - especially in The Movie.
  • Only Friend: To Jonny as of the movie.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: Subverted. The kids easily recognize that Jonny's Captain Melonhead, and that Plank is Splinter the Wonderwood, but they still play along with it anyway.
  • Perpetual Smiler: Since his face is painted on, he never changes his expression and is always grinning.
  • Real After All: The show often makes subtle implications Plank may indeed be sentient. For example, Jonny, simply by talking to Plank, is able to learn about events that occurred that Jonny was not around for, but Plank was. Or he's "real" in the sense of being Jonny's Split Personality. He also sometimes moves independently from Jonny, such as when he somehow moves to pull the switch to the rollercoaster in "Gimme Gimme Never Ed". The Movie flat out confirms this, with Plank driving a bus without Jonny's help, after somehow reaching the drivers seat without Jonny's help.
  • Reality Warper: How else can he do anything if he's an inanimate piece of wood?
  • Snarky Inanimate Object: Plank has some good comebacks he delivers via Jonny.
  • Squishy Wizard: He can manipulate others to do his bidding, able to defeat even the strongest characters with careful timing, can do a Batman Gambit in which even Jonny is not aware of, etc. However, he's still just a piece of wood.
  • Straight Man and Wise Guy: Seemingly, the Straight Man to Jonny's Wise Guy.
  • Those Two Guys: He's seldom seen without Jonny.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: It is implied a lot of Jonny's more abrasive moments are provoked by Plank. Nearly everything insulting or cold he has to say is headed with "Plank says...", like at the end of "Don't Rain on My Ed" when he refuses to open the door of the Candy Store.
  • The Unintelligible: Apparently, Plank actually does speak to Jonny. In "Rent-a-Ed", he actually tells Jonny how Eddy gutted his sink, even though Jonny wasn't even there at the time.
  • Unusually Uninteresting Sight: It appears that adults are perfectly willing to feed into the idea that Plank is alive; not only does he always have his own seat in the school's classrooms, but he's also permitted to compete in the spelling bee and has a position in the school's football team, all with literally nobody (not even Edd) questioning it.
  • The Voiceless: At least to everyone who isn't Jonny. Jimmy seems to hear Plank sometimes. When Plank got the lobster, it would make sense to assume Jimmy heard him. There is also an episode when Jimmy took Plank in when Jonny and Plank supposedly had a fight. Also there was one episode where Ed claimed to hear him and another where Eddy convinced Jonny that Plank said something that he didn't. Additionally, in "Every Which Way but Ed", Eddy painted himself to look like Plank and verbally responded to several things Jonny said with phrases like "You said it pal", and accidentally swallows Jonny's head trying to get Jonny's jawbreaker, and Jonny doesn't even bat an eye, seemingly believing it is Plank who's just acting a bit strange.
  • Walk the Plank: In "Avast Ye Eds", he was forced to be the plank.
  • Would Hit a Girl: Delivers a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown to all three Kankers when they bully Jimmy.

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