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    Francis "Frank" X. Murphy 
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"Oh don't start with me you fuckin' disappointment."
Voiced by: Bill Burr (English), Noé Velázquez (Latin American Spanish)

Frank is the patriarch of the Murphy family. He's a working-class Irish-American man with an explosive temper.


  • Abusive Dad: He verbally abuses his kids on a regular basis, hurling any obscenity at them he can think of. Although rarely, he does occasionally hit Kevin or Bill when they're especially annoying him.
  • The Alcoholic: He drives drunk and can't reliably complete simple tasks without getting sidetracked by booze and cigarettes.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "I will put you through that fuckin' wall!"
    • "Those fucking animals."
    • "Does it ever fail?"
  • Dad the Veteran: After graduating high school, Frank was conscripted into the US Army (14th Infantry Regiment) and fought in The Korean War. After the war, he served in the US Air National Guard until he was discharged from the military.
  • Elites Are More Glamorous: Despite his appearance and overall attitude, Frank was originally apart of the 14th Infantry Regiment in Korea, which was revered for its strenuous training in mountain warfare.
  • Entitled Bastard: Most of his angry rants involve how he feels he deserves something from other people, whether it's actually warranted or not.
  • Fan Disservice: The shot of his balls Bill and the audience are subjected to.
  • Family Man: A very grudging but still mostly loving example.
  • Fatal Flaw: Frank's wrath is the biggest source of conflict between him and his family, friends, and co-workers.
  • Freudian Excuse: At least some of Frank's anger issues and personal insecurities can be traced back to his childhood, living with his Abusive Dad who mocked and taunted Frank for his perceived lack of masculinity.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: You'd better believe it. His short temper is one of his major traits, and definitely his biggest personality flaw.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: Towards his new friend Chet Stevenson in Season 3. Sue accuses Frank of being overly defensive of him, despite increasingly obvious hints that he's not such a great guy. Though granted, Chet Stevenson was very charming and charismatic on the surface. Though Frank does eventually come into full agreement with his wife's suspicions (which are proven to be correct).
  • I Was Quite a Looker: As demonstrated in the intro sequence, he was quite a bit more handsome as a youth. But now he's grown a beer belly, and is starting to go bald.
  • Jaded Washout: Frank had dreams once. But after military service and 3 kids, they're dead and he's a bitter wage slave just living day to day.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: For all his faults, he really is trying to be a good dad. He really does love and care about his family.
    • Despite his overall attitude, he does care about his job and the people there, and tries his best to be a middleman to everyone when the strike approaches, even though he notes himself that you can't choose both your job and your friends.
  • Like Father, Like Son: Is very similar to his son, Kevin, which is a big reason they don't always get along.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: With the union guys after they no longer trust him.
  • Loser Protagonist: He's a wage slave who had to give up his dream of being a pilot, and was even fired on Christmas Eve.
  • Men Can't Keep House: As seen in episode 4. It's the whole reason why he doesn't want his wife to have a part time job.
  • Papa Wolf: Demonstrated with his brawl against the Fitzsimmons' on Christmas eve.
  • Parental Favoritism: Sure, Frank loves all his kids, but he's much more affectionate with Maureen than with his sons. He also favors Bill for having a paper route, while looking down on Kevin for his musical endeavors.
  • Parental Neglect:
    • Is all but completely oblivious to his son Bill's descent into delinquency all throughout Season 2. Frank is clearly affectionate to Maureen and at least Kevin provokes a reaction out of him. He does help Bill retrieve money from some dickish customers on his (Bill's) paper route so at least he's not completely absent.
    • In Season 3, this is one of the main conflicts, as his kids are all doing something and fail to communicate with him since he is worried about the new baby and obsessed with Chet.
  • Politically Incorrect Hero: Thanks to the Deliberate Values Dissonance on display.
    • He expresses quite sexist beliefs to both his wife Sue and their daughter Maureen, not wanting the former to get a job out of his own insecurity, nor wanting the latter to pursue any "masculine" dreams like becoming a scientist.
    • He also displayed some fear of African Americans (minus Rosie) due to the possibility of being mugged by them, even from one who happened to politely ask him for gas (who was actually a white investigative reporter on an undercover story about racism in America.
  • The Protagonist: He's the main star of the show.
  • Pushover Parents: His attempts at disciplining his children for bad behavior are almost always ineffectual.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Gives one to Bob Pogo in the Season 1 finale.
  • Running Away to Cry: Does this in the first episode when Kevin tells him "I fucking hate you!"
  • Seduction-Proof Marriage: For all his complaints about her, it's clear Sue is the only woman for Frank. When Chet suggests getting Frank some extramarital company, he instantly shuts him down.
  • Shell-Shocked Veteran: Though not crippling, he exhibits some clear PTSD from his stint in Korea, casually mentioning all the bloodshed that he witnessed and experienced over there.
  • Shotgun Wedding: He got Sue pregnant with Kevin, which forced them to marry young.
  • Sir Swears Alot: His dialogue is about 90% profanity.
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    Susan "Sue" Murphy 
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"Outside of being a wife and a mother, I’ve got nothing! I sell plastic that I cry into!"
Voiced by: Laura Dern (English), Kerygma Flores (Latin American Spanish)

Frank's wife and the mother of Kevin, Bill, and Maureen, who isn't content with her life.


  • Batter Up!: Her weapon of choice is a baseball bat. This is because she played softball in high school.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: Sue is sick of her unfulfilling, soul-crushing life as an unappreciated homemaker, and yearns to have a career of her own. She then gets an unfulfilling, soul-crushing job, working for a bunch of jerks who don't appreciate her.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: She's the one who puts a stop to the fight with Jimmy and his scuzzy father, by giving the latter a good whack to the solar plexus with a baseball bat.
    "Get the FUCK off my lawn!"
  • Cordon Bleugh Chef: Seems she has to work with what she can, like the hotdogs wrapped in bacon from the first episode. Also, her TV dinners are still frozen in the middle.
  • Desperately Looking for a Purpose in Life: Until mid-way through the series.
  • First World Problems: While Sue is deeply upset about her life in Season 3, it's not until she talks with Nguyen-Nguyen, a survivor from the Vietnam War who describes in painful, excruciating detail what happened on the day that she lost her family and village, that Sue realizes she needs to be more thankful.
  • Formerly Fit: Flashbacks revealed that she used to have a very small waistline. Now she sometimes gets comments about her weight.
  • Hartman Hips: A full figured woman with very wide hips and thighs.
  • Housewife: Up until episode 4 when she's given an opportunity to take a part time job working with Plast-a-Ware.
  • Innocently Insensitive: To Frank over his embarrassment in the electronics store.
  • In-Series Nickname: Her full name is Susan.
  • Mama Bear
  • Not So Above It All: Gets noticeably upset in episode 5 when her new boss forces her to make another run out of town for a regular customer.
  • Parental Favoritism: According to Word of God, her favourite is Kevin.
  • Pushover Parents: With Kevin (at least according to Frank.) She see's herself as more of a Reasonable Authority Figure considering Kevin's disability.
  • Shotgun Wedding: She married Frank only after she got pregnant with Kevin.
  • Uptown Girl: Sue comes from a rich family, with a very successful father, who also helps her family financially as revealed in Season 3.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: She gives Frank quite the silent one after discovering he sabotaged her possible Job interview.
  • Your Makeup Is Running: When she cried over how dull and meaningless her life was.

    Kevin Murphy 
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"I'm gonna go escape to a magical realm. Far from here."
Voiced by: Justin Long (English), Miguel Ángel Leal (Latin American Spanish)

Frank's and Sue's oldest son. He's a dimwitted slacker who often challenges his father's authority.


  • Big Brother Bully: He has his moments of being this to Bill, such as beating him up and throwing his hockey stick into a tree when he made fun of him.
  • Book Dumb: "Did you know there were two world wars?"
  • Break the Cutie / Trauma Conga Line: Kevin suffers through continuous traumatic events during Season 2.
  • Catchphrase: "Dildo" is his go-to insult.
  • Childhood Brain Damage: According to an argument between Frank and Sue, his slowness was caused by him drowning at a bottom of a motel pool for two minutes as a child. This is further emphasized when he fell into a frozen pond during a ski trip and began to have traumatic memories of motel pool incident.
  • Cool Big Bro: Tries to be this to Bill. For example, when he signed his suspension form for him to give him a day off.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Often makes sarcastic and indifferent remarks.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: In one Season 3 episode where Kevin gets arrested for robbing a liquor store with his hoodlum friends, he gets placed into a detention cell filled with women at the police station, because the cop who brought him in mistook him for a girl (due to Kevin's long hair, unmanly crying, and wearing his mother's blouse). Soon afterwards when Frank comes over to bail out and scold Kevin, they pass by International Touch, who mistakes Kevin for a female prostitute, while also mistakenly assuming that his angry father was another pimp.
  • The Dreaded: In the first episode Bill is being bullied by a group of three older kids until Kevin shows up and the leader of the group literally pisses himself in fear of Kevin.
  • Dreadful Musician: Has the ambition, but none of the talent.
  • Dumbass Teenage Son: He's failing most of his classes, History in particular. See Childhood Brain Damage for possibility on the cause of this trope.
  • Emo Teen: He's constantly angsting about his daddy issues.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Laughing at a tape of someone's gruesome death is definitely not cool in Kevin's book.
  • Fanboy: For "Shire of Frodo", a Tolkien inspired prog rock group.
  • Flipping the Bird: Does it quite often.
  • Freudian Excuse: Tries to invoke this by telling Frank the reason he's failing history is because his teacher is "a major perv".
  • Heroes Want Redheads: He initially had Claire as a girlfriend but stops seeing her during Season 2.
  • Hypocrite: Makes fun of Bill for being a "pussy", but is quite the crybaby himself.
  • Innocently Insensitive: To Frank when he tries to show his appreciation for how difficult his job is.
  • Insane Troll Logic: Gets upset when Frank distracts him from his missing dog drawing, causing him to draw Major with two penises, because he believes now someone will "bring us a double dicked dog!"
  • It's All My Fault: Kevin completely blames himself for Vic's girlfriend taking his virginity. He see's it as a betrayal of Vic's trust on his part and becomes overwhelmingly guilty and self hating. At one point, Vic praises Kevin's character and integrity. He breaks down in tears when Vic leaves and concludes that suicide would be the only way to make things better.
  • I Am Not My Father: Wants to avoid being a Jaded Washout like Frank.
  • I Just Want to Be Loved: Is usually after approval and/or affection from his father.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: There are hints at this.
    • He seems regretful over his choices, especially seeing his father's mistreatment by an elderly passenger and his marijuana-induced reflection of his memories that led him to finish his assignment.
    • showed Big Brother Instinct with him beating up the bullies when he heard of them beating Billy.
  • Jail Bait: Cutie Pie didn't realize Kevin was only 14 when she had sex with him.
  • Nostalgia Filter: For his early childhood. Justified in that he was, well, a small child. He doesn't seem to remember a particular incident at a motel swimming pool, but Season 2 reveals that he suffers from PTSD as a result, and suffers a regressive panic attack when he falls into some water.
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: Blue boy to Claire's pink girl.
  • Progressive Rock: His favourite music genre.
  • Rape as Drama: Kevin being statutorily raped, and the effects it has on him is a major plot point in Season 2.
  • Romanticized Abuse: Averted. Not only is the sex between 14 year old Kevin, and Vic's adult girlfriend portrayed as extremely wrong, but we actually get to see the very realistic consequences play out, which directly stem from Kevin's young age, new-found sexual feelings, and inability to fully understand the consequences of what he was agreeing to in the moment. Vic later helps explain this to a very self loathing Kevin, putting it that at his age "once your dick gets hard, nothing makes sense."
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Manly man to Bill's sensitive guy. Downplayed considering Kevin is just as prone to crying as Bill.
  • The Slacker: He'd rather do anything else besides school or hard work.
  • The Stoner: The boy likes himself some drugs, mostly weed.
  • Teens Are Short
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: His motivation to actually start trying to pass his classes.
  • You Need to Get Laid: Frank's theory as to why Kevin and Bill started being at each others throats all the time. Though Kevin did have some sexual frustration, his main issue with Bill was that he wanted privacy and for his possessions to be respected.
    • This trope was pretty much averted as "getting laid" made things much worse for Kevin.

    William "Bill" Murphy 
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"I am sick of everybody calling me a pussy!"
Voiced by: Haley Reinhart (English), Héctor Cuevas Ireta (Latin American Spanish)

Frank's and Sue's second son. He's a very shy, timid, and unlucky young boy who's constantly burdened with anxiety.


  • Annoying Younger Sibling: He sometimes fights with Kevin.
  • Author Avatar: Named after Bill Burr himself, while possessing a similarly torrid relationship with his father.
  • Break the Cutie: He goes from one traumatic incident to the next. It's pretty sad considering how boys were still expected to hide their pain back then.
  • Butt-Monkey: While bad things keep happening to everyone in his family, Bill consistently gets the worst of it, like getting beaten up by bullies or suffering public humiliations.
  • Fanboy: For Nickel and Pickle, a Hanna-Barbera-esque cartoon.
  • Fiery Redhead: Owing to his Irish heritage and gradual hardening up. Red hair is a recessive gene, which would explain why neither Frank nor Sue have it.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The responsible to Maureen's foolish. Though, in Season 2 this flips with Bill becoming more reckless and Maureen more level headed.
  • Grew a Spine: He tries to at multiple times and it is his primary arc.
  • Heroes Want Redheads: He becomes attracted to redhead Bridget Fitzsimmons at the end of Season 2. Subverted after he sees her true colors.
  • Heroic BSoD: When he was exposed to the disgusting stadium bathroom. Then again in Season 2 when he catches Kevin masturbating.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: Bill's crush on Bridget Fitzsimmons. Simply due to thinking she's beautiful, he deems her to be a "perfect" girl and ignores her glaringly obvious personality flaws (for example, he keeps a newspaper photograph featuring Bridget just to fawn over it, ignoring her callous mockery of a seriously injured man). It's not until he starts hanging out with Bridget more often, does he begin to realize how cruel and dangerous she is.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: Feminine boy to Maureen's masculine girl. He can also be this to Bridget's masculine girl at times as well.
  • Or Are You Just Happy to See Me?: He gets an erection at the public swimming pool after seeing his crush Bridget toweling off. It leads to Bill trying desperately (and failing) to avoid public embarrassment.
  • Potty Failure: Peed his pants after accidentally lighting Jimmy's entire fireworks stash.
  • Pyro Maniac: Not really, but this is what Frank takes to calling him after the forest fire incident.
  • Parental Sexuality Squick: Being stuck under the bed as his parents had sex was rather scarring for him.
  • Redhead in Green: Always wears a green T-shirt and often a matching jacket.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Sensitive guy to Kevin's manly man.
  • Sir Swears Alot: Just like his Father.
  • Thousand-Yard Stare: Has a pretty epic one whenever he gets an eyeful of something he knows he won't be able to unsee.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: Things seem to be looking up a little for him by the end of Season 2: Jimmy declares that they're officially cool after Bill wheeled him to the emergency room to get help for his broken leg, and he discovers that Jimmy's little sister has a huge crush on him.
  • Took A Level In Jerk Ass: In Season 2, Bill becomes more aggressive and begins ditching school, shoplifting, skipping out on food bills and becoming a bully to his only friend Phillip. Though it doesn't excuse his behavior, it's not hard to see why this happened to him.
  • Trauma Conga Line: Some real nasty stuff happens to him throughout Season 1.
  • Yank the Dog's Chain: Anytime things start to look up for Bill, it's just so life can sucker-punch him again. Bridget Fitzsimmons becomes his girlfriend in Season 3, but he quickly learns she's a psychopath that makes her brother Jimmy look like a Nice Guy.
  • Youthful Freckles: The perfect complement to his red hair.

    Maureen Murphy 
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"Daddy says mommy's only work when the husband's in jail."
Voiced by: Debi Derryberry (English), Angélica Villa (Latin American Spanish)

Frank's and Sue's only daughter and their third child. She has a devious streak like her brothers, but is also more intelligent.


  • Affectionate Nickname: Frank calls her "Princess".
  • Alliterative Name: Maureen Murphy
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: She sometimes fights with Bill.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: A more realistic one, to be fair to her. It's heavily implied that Frank doesn't discipline her as strictly as her brothers (Truth in Television for a lot of dads in those days).
  • Brainy Brunette: She's the most book-smart of her siblings, and performs very well in school.
  • Daddy's Girl: Frank clearly loves her. That's true for the others, but it's clearer with her in a couple scenes.
  • Eye Scream: She's accidentally kicked in the face by Bill, leaving a bloody, swollen gash near her eye and requiring her to wear an eyepatch while it heals (which she thinks is cool).
  • Hidden Depths: Despite being a tomboy, Season 2 reveals she has an interest in working with computers, and turns out to be really, really good at math.
  • Little Miss Con Artist: Usually keeps her out of trouble with her parents.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: Masculine girl to Bill's feminine boy.
  • Mistaken for Gay: Frank seems to be very worried that she will turn out as a lesbian, due to her lack of interest in girly things.
  • One of the Boys: Maureen's friends are all male.
  • The Smart Girl: Apparently the brightest kid in her class. Her mom even jokes that she should teach Kevin how to read.
  • Tomboy: Was dead set on being a male character for Halloween, all her friends are boys, and isn't afraid to play rough.

    Fourth Murphy Child 
Voiced by: TBA

The fourth and youngest child of Frank and Sue Murphy. (S)he was conceived during the Season 2 finale. This causes Sue to become pregnant throughout Season 3. She will presumably give birth to this baby in Season 4.


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    Major 

The Murphys' pet dog.


  • Big, Friendly Dog: A little too friendly at times, he's often seen trying to hump someone's leg.
  • Demoted to Extra: He had a more significant role in the first season, with a small subplot near the end where he runs away and the family looks for him. He's seen much less in the second season save for a few cameos.
  • Dogs Are Dumb: Often seen with a clueless look on his face.
  • Meaningful Name: His name might have something to do with Frank's time in the Army.
  • Old Dog: He's at least over ten, as he was a puppy when Kevin was a toddler.

Extended Family and Relatives

    Frank's Parents 
Father voiced by: TBA
Mother voiced by: TBA

Frank's (so far unseen) father and mother, Sue's parents-in-law, and the paternal grandparents of Kevin, Bill, and Maureen.


  • Abusive Dad: According to Frank, his father was just an utter asshole to his son. He once went to Frank's fifth-grade school play for the sole purpose of humiliating him in public, mockingly laughing at his performance. He then forced Frank to walk home because "there's no room for queers in a De Soto", and made him walk in front of the car while he yelled "Who wants a daughter?" to the neighbors. He kept calling him "Francine" for the rest of the year. Really, it's a miracle Frank isn't in prison.
  • The Ghost: Frank hates his dad so much that he never even introduced his kids to their grandfather, lying to a 4-year-old Kevin that he "lives on a comet". Unfortunately, Frank receives a letter from his father during the Season 3 finale, announcing an unexpected surprise visit/stay at their house.
  • Missing Mom: As only Frank's father will come over to visit in Season 4, it can be presumed that his mother is deceased or at least divorced.

    Sue's Parents 
Father voiced by: Kurtwood Smith
Mother voiced by: Carol Kane

Sue's father and mother, Frank's parents-in-law, and the maternal grandparents of Kevin, Bill, and Maureen.


  • Bourgeois Bohemian: Zigzagged Trope, Sue's parents are wealthy and implied to be Democrat supporters based on their argument with Frank over his support for Nixon. However, the "Bohemian" aspect became less since they disowned their "confirmed bachelor" son.
  • Fanboy: Sue's dad is one for General Motors, based on how highly he speaks of his Cadillac car, while mocking the Murphys' Ford station wagon. He also tells the famous "Fix Or Repair Daily" joke.
  • Obnoxious In-Laws: They hate Frank for ruining their daughter's life with a Shotgun Wedding, and they even wonder about ways to get rid of him, telling Sue that they know the bishop and can make their marriage disappear. Frank shares mutual enmity for them.
  • Parental Neglect: Frank reminds them about their other child, Louis, whom they have disowned after he was outed as being gay.

    Louis 
Voiced by: TBA

Sue's gay brother currently living in Florida.


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Around the Neighborhood

    Victor "Vic" Reynolds 
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Voiced by: Sam Rockwell (English), Gerardo García (Latin American Spanish)

Frank's next-door neighbor. He's a sexually promiscuous drug addict, who works as a marketing manager for a local radio station.


  • Advertised Extra: Sort of. His voice actor is credited as part of the main cast, where as Haley Reinhart is not (Even the writers have stated they don't know why this is). For this reason The Other Wiki and some other sources list Vic as a main character and Bill as a supporting character. This was corrected in Season 2, though.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Vic's easily one of the nicest guys in the series, but when he found out that Cutie Pie cheated on him with Kevin, he lost it. He came to his senses soon after, though.
  • Bigger Is Better in Bed: He has a noticeable bulge.
  • Book Dumb: He's not the brightest guy around. This may have something to do with the fact that he's constantly doing drugs.
  • Chick Magnet: Rarely seen without at least one woman accompanying him.
  • Dumb Blonde: A male variant. He's a handsome blond man who's very oblivious due to being high on drugs most of the time.
  • Even the Guys Want Him: As far as Babe is concerned.
  • Expy: He was designed after David Wooderson from Dazed and Confused. Sam Rockwell even voices him with his best Matthew McConaughey impression.
  • Functional Addict: He acts just fine even being explicitly shown that he does large amounts of marijuana and cocaine. This is later subverted in Season 2, when it's revealed that he was fired from his job a long time ago, but he keeps going to work because the use of drugs cause him to forget everything.
  • The Hedonist: Vic seems to partake in every crazy vice known to man.
  • Hidden Depths: Despite his carefree lifestyle, he secretly envies Frank's family life. Vic is also aware that his Christmases are lonely affairs because everyone else is with their families. He is sincerely appreciative of Frank's invitation to join them for Christmas dinner.
  • Innocently Insensitive: While he tries to be nice to Frank, he seems oblivious to his struggles and assumes everything he's doing is an adventure or party. He also makes an off-the-cuff remark on how he should go to Hawaii despite that any other sane person would realize Frank is far from being able to afford that. Crosses the Line Twice in a later episode when he assumes Mr. Holtenwasser's subtle tellings of his experiences hiding from the Nazis during the Holocaust was just one big party/orgy.
  • Jive Turkey: His constant use of slang is just one more barrier between Frank and himself; when Vic says, "Know what I mean?" Frank's answer is, "I never know what you mean, Vic."
  • Karma Houdini: He never faces any legal consequences for shooting up his house.
  • Nice Guy: He's genuinely really nice and goes out of his way to help Frank.
  • Porn Stache: As was the look for swinging bachelors back then.
  • Pretty Boy: He is handsome and good looking, much to the dismay of Frank.
  • Really Gets Around: He has new women through his door constantly.
  • Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll: Vic's lifestyle revolves around women, cocaine, and music.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: Although it's very much one-sided because Vic doesn't know he's the nemesis.
  • The Stoner: He smokes marijuana and stashes baggies of cocaine in his cash box. This ends up costing him his job at the end of Season 2.
  • Teacher/Student Romance: With Vivian Sanders when he was in high school.
  • Totally Radical: All of his dialogue.
  • Unknown Rival: Seems to have no idea that Frank hates him.

    Cutie Pie 
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Voiced by: Mo Collins (English), Gabriela Guzmán (Latin American Spanish)

Vic's girlfriend during Season 2.


  • '70s Hair: Her hairstyle is modeled after Farrah Fawcett.
  • Anything That Moves: Cutie Pie was cheating on Vic with men, women, midgets, a 14-year-old boy...
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Seems nice at first, but not only does she wind up statutorily raping Kevin, she's pretty nasty to him about it too, blaming him for the incident.
  • Dumb Blonde: Not really dumb, but shallow and self-absorbed.
  • Gold Digger: Possibly why she stayed with Vic after she began feeling neglected and started cheating.
  • It's All About Me: Has no concern for how her actions affect Vic, Kevin or anybody else around her.
  • A Man Is Always Eager: Pretty much uses the fact that Kevin had an erection after seeing her breasts as an open invitation, even though he was actually quite distressed by this fact at the time as it had previously caused him embarrassment. Later, when she's yelling at him he points out that she was the one who came on to him, to which she blames on the fact that he had a hard-on.
  • Manipulative Bitch: Blames Kevin for her own mistake and tells him that Vic will be mad at both of them if he finds out, in order to keep Kevin from revealing what she did.
  • Mrs. Robinson : She had sex with 14-year-old Kevin.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Is shown naked a lot.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Regrets cheating on Vic with 14-year-old Kevin. She even looks legitimately horrified that she had sex with a 14-year-old boy, thinking he was just short rather than underage.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: We never do find out her real name. Even her birthday banner simply reads "Cutie Pie". It's implied Vic doesn't even know her real name.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: She high-tails it with the rest of the party guests once Vic starts shooting up his house and wisely does not go back.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Vic is dismayed after finding out that she slept with dozens of other people.

    Otto Holtenwasser 
Voiced by: Trevor Devall (English), Pablo Sosa (Latin American Spanish)

A kindly old German-Jewish man who lives in the neighborhood. Despite his cheerfully pleasant personality, he has a very sadly traumatic past.


  • All Germans Are Nazis: Subverted for laughs. The neighborhood kids are initially terrified of him, because they think he's a Nazi war criminal. In reality, he's actually a Jewish Holocaust survivor, as evidenced by the number tattooed on his arm and a Star of David necklace. However the kids believe the tattoo is actually the number of people he's killed, and they confuse the Star of David for a pentagram and start believing he's a Satanist.
  • Black Comedy Rape: Ginny takes advantage of him when he's drunk.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: He's a World War II refugee whose whole family was murdered during The Holocaust. Despite this, he's an awfully cheerful and optimistic person in the present day.
  • The Eeyore: A small subplot in Season 3 is him realizing just how depressing he can be to hang around, and trying to ease up on discussing his past traumas.
  • Friend to All Children: Even if the kids don't seem to return the sentiment. Though, luckily, he doesn't seem to notice their fear of him. But he does seem to hate Jimmy though for being a neighborhood menace and vandalizing his house. When Jimmy hurts himself trying to explode his mailbox with a firecracker, he yells to him: "Serves you right you little scheiße!"
  • Gratuitous German: He sometimes drops a few German words in his speech, if you couldn't already tell his nationality by his strong accent.
  • Immigrant Patriotism: He proudly cheers for America while waiving a flag during the July 4th block party.
  • The Lost Lenore: After the war, he got married to an American nurse named Mary. It's implied that she's dead.
  • Nice Guy: A very kind neighbor indeed.
  • The Pollyanna: He's rather oddly optimistic for someone who survived war and genocide.
  • Silver Fox: Is called this by Ginny Throater when she becomes sexually attracted to him.
  • Stepford Smiler: Another interpretation of his personality is that he's just trying really hard to cover up his wartime traumas. Season 3 implies this a bit more strongly.

    Ginny and Greg Throater 
Ginny voiced by: Mo Collins (English), Claudia Contreras (Latin American Spanish)
Greg voiced by: Trevor Devall (English), Raúl Anaya (Latin American Spanish)

A married couple acquainted with Sue and Frank. Ginny constantly talks about her dysfunctional marriage, and is oblivious to the reason why: her husband Greg is secretly gay.


  • Abhorrent Admirer: In Season 3, Ginny winds up having a sexual relationship with Otto Holtenwasser of all men. He only indulges her (very) reluctantly.
  • All Gays Are Promiscuous: Greg seems to have had numerous partners.
  • Armored Closet Gay: Greg sneaks out to have sex with men, and he hides the truth until eventually coming out during a marital therapy session.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Neither of the Murphys seem to actually like Ginny.
  • Hypocrite: Ginny calls Sue selfish when Sue finally blows up at her, despite the fact she spent hours talking about herself. She also immediately shuts it down when Sue tries to talk about her own problems, which Sue was too polite to do to her.
  • I Just Want My Beloved to Be Happy: In "Pray Away", Greg decides to come out to Ginny (and everyone else in the room) after he realized how unfair to Ginny and his two sons it is to be leading a double life, saying that Ginny deserved better.
  • Incompatible Orientation: It's strongly implied that Ginny and her husband are having sexual difficulties because he's secretly gay. Confirmed in Season 2 to be true.
  • It's All About Me: Ginny spends her debut episode talking about her troubled marriage. When her husband begs for a divorce due to their Incompatible Orientation, she refuses to listen.
  • Making Love in All the Wrong Places: Greg was so desperate that he had sex with a man in a department store changing room!
  • Phrase Catcher: Almost every time Ginny shows up, one of the Murphys (and sometimes other characters) give an exasperated "Oh, fuck me". Ironically, Ginny herself also says these words after talking to Sue once during Season 3.
  • Stepford Smiler: It's eventually revealed that Ginny wasn't just cheerfully oblivious to Greg being gay, but instead very deep in denial about it, even telling him "No, you're not!" to his face when he tries comes out to her and beg for a divorce.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Greg would frequently sneak out to have sex with men. This was a constant source of anxiety and remorse for him, as he did like and care about Ginny despite lacking any sexual attraction to her.

    Goomer and Evelyn 
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Goomer voiced by: Trevor Devall (English), David Camarillo (Spanish, Season 1) and Erick Selim (Spanish, Season 2)
Evelyn voiced by: Eileen Fogarty

Goomer is one of Frank's friends who lives on the same street, and is a weirdo who spies on all of his neighbors. He lives with his wife Evelyn.


  • Blatant Lies: Goomer lies to Evelyn when she catches him wearing Frank's clothes, claiming that they originally belonged to him, and that Frank was the one who stole them (keep in mind they barely fit Goomer). Though Evelyn is gullible enough to fall for it.
  • Captain Obvious: Goomer likes to show up to state what one of the Murphys is feeling at the moment.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Aside from being a Peeping Tom, Goomer likes to invokedsmell the scent of his dog's feces. Also once when he broke into Frank's house, he stole Frank's clothes and pretended to be him.
  • Expy: Goomer is basically a less pathetic, but creepier Bill Dauterive. His voice also sounds rather similar to Peter Griffin's.
  • Fat and Skinny: Goomer is rather obese, while Evelyn is rail-thin (if not underweight).
  • Flat Character: There doesn't seem to be much more to Goomer other than him being Frank's neighbor and a creep.
  • Karma Houdini: Goomer lies to Evelyn about his actions while looking after the Murphy family's house and gets away scot-free.
  • Peeping Tom: Goomer has a creepy habit of spying on other people, allowing him to learn too much info on them. If you look closely at Frank's hidden stash behind the refrigerator, you can also see an IOU note from Goomer, indicating that he's broken into the Murphy house before. There's even a newspaper article about his spying habits.
  • Stalker Without a Crush: Goomer peeps on all of his neighbors but he seems mostly interested in Frank. Not because he's attracted to Frank, but because he wants to be Frank.
  • Tragic Stillbirth: Goomer and Evelyn are childless, because during the only time he got her pregnant, it ended in a miscarriage. Goomer still lies to other people that his wife just had food poisoning to spare her feelings.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: Downplayed. Goomer is a partially bald and obese man; and although Evelyn is a rather plain-looking and stick-thin woman, she doesn't look quite as ugly or unkempt as her husband.

    Ben and Kenny 
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Ben voiced by: Mo Collins (English), José Antonio Toledano (Latin American Spanish)
Kenny voiced by: Debi Derryberry (English), Xóchitl Ugarte (Latin American Spanish)

A couple of redneck brothers who are friends of Bill and Maureen. They live in extreme poverty.


  • Blinding Bangs: Ben.
  • Deep South: Both of them have this accent.
  • Chekhov's Gun: The guitar Ben steals from the music store Phineas crashed into really comes in handy to him later in the season.
  • Cheerful Child: They're perpetually happy, despite apparently being homeless.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Both of them are pretty weird and absent-minded kids, but especially Kenny.
  • Demoted to Extra: Ben has a somewhat important role in Season 3, but they both have a lot less screentime in Seasons 2 and 3 than they did in Season 1. Kenny seems to get this the most, having his role reduced even further half-way throughout the season after getting his hand blown up at the fourth of July party. From there, he has even less to do, just briefly showing up in some crowd shots.
  • The Ditz: Both of them are dumber than rocks, and encourage Bill and Maureen to play stupid, dangerous games with them.
  • Dumb Blonde: Both of them are male examples of this.
  • Hidden Depths: As revealed in Season 3, Ben can absolutely shred on the guitar.
  • Innocent Inaccurate: They frequently allude to an absolutely horrifying domestic life, without really understanding what they're describing. They heavily imply that their parents are lousy people; their mom is a heroin addict, while their dad is a Ku Klux Klan member who once fled to Mexico to evade arrest for a hit-and-run killing.
  • Lower-Class Lout: They're stereotypical members of a white trailer trash family.
  • Nice Hat: Ben usually wears a green beanie, while Kenny always wears a green cap.
  • Out of Focus: They go from being regular characters in Season 1 to characters who only make cameos 1-2 times per episode in Seasons 2 and 3.
  • Parental Neglect: They frequently mention their parents, but they're implied to be deadbeats who don't really seem to care much about what their sons are up to.
  • Too Dumb to Live: They frequently do risky activities without any concern for their own safety.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: They aren't actively malicious, but they still encourage Bill and Maureen to do some pretty dumb things.

    Craig (Lex) and Lawrence (Bolo) 
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Lex voiced by: Mo Collins (English), Miguel Ángel Ruiz (Latin American Spanish)
Bolo voiced by: Trevor Devall (English), Alan Prieto (Latin American Spanish)

Kevin's fellow stoner friends, with whom he forms an amateur rock band.


  • All Men Are Perverts: They're a couple of Hormone Addled Teenagers who are convinced that playing in a rock band will get them laid by girls. They even admit to just wanting to sing about dicks and sex.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Bolo is as interested in dicks as he is with girls. Lex and Kevin call him out on this occasionally. Possibly confirmed in Season 3 where he frustratingly tells Lex "I just like dicks, alright?"
    Kevin: I'm the soul of this band!
    Bolo: Well we're the dick and balls!
    Kevin: Stop talking about dicks!
    Bolo: I can't!
  • Alcoholic Parent: When the boys are in Bolo's basement, you can see a box on the shelf labeled "Mom's Stuff", filled with nothing but liquor bottles.
  • Celeb Crush: Bolo has one for the former First Lady Jackie Kennedy.
  • Casanova Wannabe: They both see themselves as absolute lady killers for some reason, despite the fact that no girl has ever been interested in either of them.
    Lex: "I think I hear the sound of a thousand panties dropping."
  • Cool Car: Bolo's moms car he uses to drive his friends around.
  • Delinquent: Bolo's name is graffiti'd on the bowling ally bathroom.
  • Ditzy Genius: Bolo gives Kevin the final answer on his history homework because he likes to read the presidential trivia off the "Whitehouse Beer" labels.
  • Dumb and Drummer: Bolo is a drummer and a total ditz.
  • Fat and Skinny: Bolo is a bit chubby, while Lex looks like he's of normal weight.
  • Freudian Slip: Bolo has these sometimes. Usually in reference to dicks.
  • Parental Neglect: Bolo's mother doesn't pay much attention to him, and doesn't even know how old he is.
  • Girlfriend in Canada: Bolo claims to have had a summer relationship with a girl at the lake, who happened to have died of Polio. (Which is a gateway disease to Lukemia.)
  • In-Series Nickname: Their real names are Craig and Lawrence. They also tend to call Kevin "Murph".
  • Jewish and Nerdy: Lex.
  • Nerds Are Virgins: Though, Bolo would have his friends believe otherwise (not that they buy it).
  • Stoners Are Funny: They often smoke weed with Kevin and Claire.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: They consider themselves to be musical geniuses.
  • Those Two Guys: They're rarely (if ever) seen apart.
  • Totally Radical: Lex. "It's like so rad to the max!"
  • With Friends Like These...: They had no problem abandoning Kevin to the mercy of the cops. They also make fun of Kevin when he has a regressive panic attack.

    Claire 
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Voiced by: Mo Collins (English), Dafne Gallardo (Latin American Spanish)

Another friend of Kevin, and his (brief) girlfriend.


The Bonfiglio Family

    Babe and Marie Bonfiglio 
Babe voiced by: Kevin Farley (English), Ricardo Bautista (Latin American Spanish)
Marie voiced by: Jamie Denbo

Philip's parents. Babe is his father and another friend of Frank's. Marie is his overprotective mother.


  • Ambiguously Bi: Even though he's married and has two sons, Babe talks highly of Vic and constantly makes remarks about how attractive he is.
  • Ambiguously Brown: Babe has dark black hair and very tanned skin, but is still considered white. His son Phillip, however, has lighter skin and brown hair. It's later confirmed that Babe is of Italian (specifically Sicilian) descent, while his wife isn't (Philip certainly got his fair skin from her).
  • Broken Pedestal: Babe appears to be over Vic at the end of the third season after he almost died in a helicopter crash piloted by a coked-out Vic. He assures Marie that he will "stop thinking about Vic in the bedroom."
  • Fat and Skinny: Babe is short and thin, while Marie is very obese.
  • Motor Mouth: Babe can talk a lot, but was surprisingly named as "Most Quiet" in high school.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Babe has the same face shape, skin tone, and buck teeth as his mother.
  • Vocal Dissonance: Babe's voice is pretty high-pitched and squeaky for a man.

    "Nana" Rose Bonfiglio 
Voiced by: Mo Collins

Philip's grandmother who also lives at home with the family. She is of Italian (Sicilian) origin.


  • Obnoxious In-Laws: She's very rude and verbally abusive to her daughter-in-law, Marie.
  • Potty Failure: Wets herself when she gets too excited. According to Phillip, it often happens when she watches Dialing for Dollars. Their living room furniture is wrapped in plastic for this reason.
  • Racist Grandma: She's an Italian fascist who admires Benito Mussolini. She especially hates Jews, frequently complaining about the "Heebs" (Hebrews) in Hollywood. She also expresses her disgust towards the "Gypsies" (Romani) and the "Pollocks" (Polish).
  • Strong Family Resemblance: She has the same face shape, skin tone, and buck teeth as her son, Babe.

    Phillip Bonfiglio 
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Voiced by: Debi Derryberry (English), Mariana Ortiz (Latin American Spanish)

Bill's best friend, who is also a very wimpy, pathetic geek.


  • Ambiguous Disorder: If the throwaway line of "I don't remember doing any of this" when Maureen finds his creepy shrine to Hobo Jojo is any indication, along with his Nightmare Fuel Coloring Book and suppressed violent tendencies, it can indicate schizophrenia; as he may not really have a conscious clue of what he's doing.
  • Best Friend: Of Bill.
  • Butt-Monkey: Much like his friend, he gets picked on by the local bully Jimmy.
  • Creepy Child: He seems like a nice boy most of the time, but he keeps a journal filled with drawings of people who annoy him getting killed in brutal ways.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: He's been mistaken for a "fat little girl" at least twice.
  • Extreme Doormat: He's even more cowardly and spineless than Bill. It's implied that most of this is due to having an overprotective mother.
  • Heh Heh, You Said "X": Giggles at the word "doobie", which he incorrectly thinks is a euphemism for sex. (It's slang for a marijuana joint.)
  • Literal-Minded: His response to Jimmy making a crude joke about how he's gonna "fuck [Phillip's] mom" was; "My mom wouldn't do that..."
  • Nerdy Inhaler
  • Nightmare Fuel Coloring Book: His "Kill Book".
  • Tranquil Fury: When Bill starts spending more time with Bridget than with Phil, he gives a clenched smile and rips out an eyebrow.

    Anthony Bonfiglio 
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"I found a worm and I ripped him in half and I made two worms and y'know what?"
Voiced by: Al Ducharme

Phillip's younger brother, who is not quite right in the head.


  • Ambiguous Disorder: It's strongly implied that he has some sort of developmental disability, but what he has in particular is never elaborated on.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: His hyperactivity and weirdness is a partial contributor to Phillip's gradual Sanity Slippage.
  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: When Bill goes missing, Anthony tells Frank he saw where he went. Anthony then proceeds to tell Frank the most pointless details he can, which predictably causes Frank to explode at the child.
  • Catchphrase: "Y'KNOW WHAT? Y'KNOW WHAT?"
  • Childhood Brain Damage: Implied to be the cause of his weird behavior, when Phillip angrily says he wishes he'd pressed harder on Anthony's fontanel when he was a baby.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: There's no telling what exactly goes on in his strange mind. He talks and rambles incoherently, eats random things he finds on the ground, and also starts humping a TV stand for no apparent reason.
  • Motor Mouth: He never shuts up.
  • Nerd Glasses: He wears a massive pair of these.

The Fitzsimmons Family

    Mr. Fitzsimmons 
Voiced by: Joe Buck
Jimmy's and Bridget's single father. He works as a janitor at the elementary school.

    James "Jimmy" Fitzsimmons 
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Voiced by: Mo Collins (English), Bruno Coronel (Latin American Spanish)

A local bully who harasses Bill and Phillip.


  • Bring My Brown Pants: He pees his pants out of fear upon seeing Kevin in the first episode.
  • The Bully: The classic schoolyard bully, who likes beating the crap out of weaker kids.
  • Butt-Monkey: He has his moments. Just to name a few moments: he's beaten up by Kevin; gets his clubhouse blown up; framed for a crime he didn't do; sent to Catholic military school, where he's harshly disciplined; and he's run over by Randy.
  • Catchphrase: When he's frightened or beaten, he runs off muttering "Oh man! Oh man! Oh man! Oh man!" over and over.
  • Co-Dragons: He has two, though they turn out to be pretty useless, as they run away leaving Jimmy to be beaten up by Kevin.
  • Dirty Coward: Bullies the younger Bill regularly, but pisses his pants and runs away crying when faced with Kevin.
  • The Dreaded: Until he met Kevin Murphy, who's presence caused him to piss himself.
  • Department of Redundancy Department: His father calls him "Jimmy James Fitzsimmons", implying his first name is Jimmy and his middle name is James....
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Even a delinquent like him knows that his psycho sister is a total basket case.
  • Evil Cripple: Jimmy reveals that he's half-blind (due to his sister poisoning his insulin pills, he lost sight in one of his eyes).
  • Fiery Redhead: He's certainly rather hotheaded and aggressive.
  • Frame-Up: In Season 2, Bill pins his own theft of a hockey stick on Jimmy Fitzsimmons, resulting in Jimmy's angry dad sending his son to a Catholic military school. This only worsens the preexisting conflict between Bill and Jimmy.
  • Greaser Delinquents: Has the jacket and the pompadour, despite the Greaser trend being about 20 years out of date by the show's current time setting.
  • Hate Sink: He pretty much exists just to make Bill's life miserable. This gradually wears off over Seasons 2 and 3, as Jimmy starts to develop a few sympathetic qualities.
  • Hidden Depths: Despite being a typical jerkass bully, Jimmy does have a sensitive side evidenced by his room filled with stuffed animals. He's also really good at shop class and enjoys building birdhouses and marionettes.
  • Hypocrite: Constantly calls Bill a pussy but is a cowardly wimp himself whenever someone bigger than him (like Kevin or Sue) takes him on.
  • Jerkass: Needless to say.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Most of the time he's just an asshole, but he was legitimately worried for Bill's safety when his sister started dating him.
  • Missing Mom: His mother is revealed to be dead.
  • My Sister Is Off-Limits!: Tries and keeps any boy from dating his sister. Though in a spin on the usual situation, he's protecting them from her.
  • One Steve Limit: Averted. He shares the first name with the news anchor and Hobo Jojo actor James "Jim" Jeffords.
  • Pet the Dog: He tells Bill to stay away from his sister, but only because his sister is a massive Yandere. When Bill asks why he cares, Jimmy reveals that he now sees Bill as a friend. He also gets Bridget to reveal where Bill is when the Murphys confront them at their house as well.
  • Potty Failure: Pissed himself in fear of Kevin's presence.
  • Running Gag: Bill uses his name whenever he's caught with his hand in the cookie jar so that Jimmy will cop any punishment. It gets to the point where even Chet uses his name when ratting out his neighbors.
  • The Scapegoat: A Running Gag involves characters saying that they're Jimmy Fitzsimmons so that he'll be the one to take their fall for something they did.
  • Troubled Abuser: Jimmy's dad beats him.
  • Villains Out Shopping: In "Bill Murphy's Day Off" he's seen casually enjoying shop class without being a dick to anyone and is later shown making his own wooden puppet. This was also before he considered Bill a friend.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: It's eventually revealed that he sees Bill as his best friend despite all the crap he puts him through.

    Bridget Fitzsimmons 
Voiced by: Debi Derryberry

The younger sister of Jimmy, whom Bill develops a romantic crush on. She turns out to be just as foulmouthed as her brother, and possibly even crazier.


  • Ax-Crazy: She has quite an explosive temper, and holds a well-deserved reputation as a "psycho".
  • Big-Bad Ensemble: With Chet Stevenson for Season 3.
  • Creepy Child / Enfante Terrible: Enough so, that her own big brother is afraid of her. For context; Jimmy is fucked up because his father beats him. Bridget is evil straight out the gate.
    Jimmy: She scares me, Dad. She scares me right proper.
  • Dirty Coward: When the train for Pittsburgh is about to leave the station, she chickens out at the last second and leaves Bill to fend for himself, all while stealing his bike.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: She once put nail polish in Jimmy's insulin, permanently blinding him in one eye. Whatever Jimmy did, even with his current track record, it couldn't possibly have warranted that.
  • The Dreaded: Both Jimmy and their dad are terrified of her.
  • Eviler Than Thou: Proves to be far more vicious and horrible than Jimmy could ever be.
  • Evil Redhead: Has red-hair and is a sociopathic Enfante Terrible.
  • Face of an Angel, Mind of a Demon: She looks like an adorable little girl, but is really a sewer-mouthed, borderline-psychopathic nutjob.
  • Fiery Redhead: She's red-haired and quick-tempered, but legitimately dangerous.
  • Hate Sink: Enough to make Jimmy of all people look like a sympathetic Woobie by comparison!
  • Jerkass: Even more so than her brother.
  • Karma Houdini: So far, she hasn't received any punishment for her actions.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: Insulted and scared off Jeffrey when the latter called Bill a fairy.
  • Lack of Empathy: A photo from a newspaper article of a serious car crash (involving an ice cream truck that flipped over), shows Bridget pointing at and laughing at the bloody, wounded driver lying down in pain, while the other nearby kids looked horrified.
  • Missing Mom: She mentions that her mother is deceased.
  • Sadist: She seems to derive great pleasure at other people's suffering wether it would be abusing Bill or laughing at an ice cream truck diver suffering a car crash.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: She puts Frank to shame with how much profanity comes out of her mouth.
  • The Sociopath: Bridget displays multiple signs of being one. She's extremely irritable, violent, unsympathetic to the feelings of other people, and impulsive to the point of doing stupid things just for the thrill of it. Even though she seems to like Bill at first, her "affection" for him is very shallow, and when he tries to leave her, she uses threats of violence and emotional manipulation to force him back in line. And at the very end, she herself leaves Bill without a hint of remorse.
  • Yandere: She's utterly furious at Bill when he tries to dump her, and does whatever she can to coerce him to stay with her (mostly via threats and manipulation). Though this has less to do with craving Bill's company, and more to do with her feeling offended that he tried to defy her.

The Stevenson Family

    Chet Stevenson 
Voiced by: Vince Vaughn

Chet is a US Air Force officer and returning Vietnam War veteran who moves into the neighborhood in Season 3. Frank quickly bonds with Chet, though there turns out to be a much darker side to his new friend.


  • Ace Pilot: He's a highly decorated Air Force bomber pilot who saw plenty of action in Vietnam.
  • Alas, Poor Villain: Despite his assholishness and downright malice, Chet's reward is to die alone, after being poisoned by the woman he tried to love. Even Frank, who is livid when he comes to visit him in the hospital, quiets down after seeing his ill state on his death bed.
  • Asshole Victim: After the way he mistreats his wife, it's hard to feel sorry for him when she snaps and poisons him with drain cleaner.
  • Bait the Dog: He agrees to help out Frank and Sue with building an extra room in their house for their new baby, but he soon reports an anonymous tip to the authorities (it was constructed without any legal permits), just to get back at the Murphys for the July 4th debacle.
  • Big-Bad Ensemble: With Bridget Fitzsimmons for Season 3.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: He seems like the nicest, coolest guy when hanging out with Frank and the other neighbors, but is actually a passive-aggressive jerkass who quickly turns against his own family and friends when he thinks they're not respecting him well enough.
  • Domestic Abuse: He is extremely controlling and dominating towards his wife, and is implied to get violent when she doesn't obey or respect him.
  • Dying Alone: When Frank goes to visit him in the Hospital after being poisoned, Chet realizes he is fully alone and won't make it through the night. When Frank is leaving, Chet makes a joke at his expense, which seems to cement this on the stone.
  • Evil Counterpart:
    • Chet is essentially the anti-Frank. While Frank is an out-of-shape lout who communicates 99% of the time through screaming, he genuinely loves his family. Chet is a handsome, even-tempered guy, who treats his wife like a slave and is implied to run around on her.
    • He also serves as one to Vic, as both are new to the neighborhood (Vic in Season 1 and Chet in Season 3), and both come off as friendly to Frank and the others around them. Vic is a genuinely good person, while Chet is most certainly not.
  • Foil: Chet Stevenson serves as an adult, male equivalent to Bridget Fitzsimmons, which is fitting since they're the Big-Bad Ensemble of Season 3. Both characters bond and hang out with one of the Murphys; Chet forms a (very bromantic) friendship with Frank, while Bridget starts dating Bill as a couple of lovers. Both Frank and Bill respectively believe that Chet and Bridget are wonderful people at first, but it soon becomes apparent that their new friends are far more unpleasant than they think. Though Chet is more of a Faux Affably Evil Bitch in Sheep's Clothing who successfully pretends to be a Nice Guy until the facade slowly cracks, while Bridget is far more of an Obviously Evil Jerkass by comparison (due to her sharp tongue and rude demeanor, similar to both her brother and father). However, Frank and Bill are both deep in denial about what's wrong with their respective buddies until it's too late. The eventual termination of the relationships between Frank and Chet / Bill and Bridget are both very ugly and messy though.
  • Freudian Excuse: During his last conversation with Frank while hospitalized from the poison his wife fed him, Chet claims he had a lousy childhood with an Abusive Dad who once cruelly drowned a puppy that he had given to his son as a 6th birthday present. He eventually joined the Air Force to leave his crappy home life behind, but Vietnam certainly didn't improve his broken psyche.
  • Hate Sink: While he seems to be a likable guy at first, he becomes much more despicable once his true nature starts to surface, as he plays cruel mind games on Nguyen-Nguyen, Sue, and Frank alike.
  • Meaningful Name: Chet mentions to Frank that Nguyen-Nguyen says his name in her sleep. "Chết" is also "die" in Vietnamese, and Chet has seen and caused a lot of death as a soldier.
  • Mighty Whitey and Mellow Yellow: Deconstructed. Chet, a white American serviceman, married a poor Vietnamese woman not long after being (partially) responsible for killing her family. Nguyen-Nguyen is indeed rather docile and submissive, to the point of being an Extreme Doormat who reluctantly follows every arbitrary whim her husband forces upon her. Though after putting up with Chet's Domestic Abuse for too long, Nguyen-Nguyen retaliates in a very passive-aggressive manner.
  • Patriotic Fervor: Much like Frank, he's a very proud American veteran, and looks down upon anti-war pacifists.
  • Pet the Dog: While talking to Frank one last time on his death bed, Chet tells him he truly does think he was a hero, that he has it all and not to mess it up like he did.
  • Shell-Shocked Veteran: Although he tries hiding it under a very gung-ho and patriotic exterior, it's clear that his time during the Vietnam War messed him up quite a bit.
  • Your Cheating Heart: He goes behind his wife's back to screw with other women in his jet's cockpit.

    Nguyen-Nguyen Stevenson 
Voiced by: Eileen Fogarty

Chet Stevenson's Vietnamese wife.


  • Asian Speekee Engrish: Justified due to being a recent immigrant, and she was a poor peasant in Vietnam. Though her English does gradually improve throughout Season 3. She speaks more broken English in the first episode, but is soon speaking close to complete sentences by the season finale.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: She eventually snaps from all the abuse her husband put her through, by poisoning his food with drain cleaner.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: She lost family and friends during the Vietnam War, which she recalls while Sue is complaining about her own First World Problems, making Sue crash down realizing this.
  • Funny Foreigner: Her English isn't very good, though she's learning from all the American TV shows that she watches enthusiastically.
  • Immigrant Patriotism: She loves living in the United States and immersing herself in American culture.
  • Ironic Echo: She says she is changing Chet from the inside when Sue tells her that she needs to beware of Chet. She later repeats this to reveal the real meaning: she had been poisoning Chet by adding little by little drain bleach in his food.
  • Meaningful Echo: She has described herself as "a survivor" a few times, especially when Sue tells her she is a victim of abuse. She however repeats to Sue "I'm a survivor" one last time, when they find out that she was poisoning her abusive husband.
  • Nice Girl: She's pretty much the only woman in the neighborhood who's genuinely friendly with Sue. While the other housewives only hang out with her out of convenience and barely tolerate her hang-ups, Nguyen-Nguyen doesn't seem to find any fault in Sue.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: When she's arrested by the police for poisoning Chet, she tells them she can't speak/read English well and therefore didn't know she was putting chemicals in his meals. However, her private exchange with Sue confirms she knew exactly what she was doing.
  • Stepford Smiler: She's always acting very sweet and friendly, which only makes it more sad to see how her husband abuses her both physically and emotionally.
  • Wartime Wedding: She met Chet after a fierce battle that took place in her village, which was bombed by American forces to eliminate the local Viet Cong guerrillas.

Mohican Airways

    Chauncey "Rosie" Roosevelt 
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Voiced by: Kevin Michael Richardson (English), Eduardo Fonseca (Latin American Spanish)

A friend and coworker of Frank Murphy, and a member of the baggage handler union at the airport.


  • Black Best Friend: While Rosie isn't exactly Frank's closest friend, he is the fellow coworker from Mohican Airways whom he likes to hang out with the most.
  • Deadpan Snarker: He's got a very quick sense of humor.
  • Embarrassing First Name: He hates being called by his real name Chauncey.
  • Expy: Rosie bears a striking similarity to the late Patrice O'Neal, a stand-up comic who was a good friend of Bill Burr.
  • Family Relationship Switcheroo: Rosie has an illegitimate son whom he conceived when he was 17. For years, he has been passing him off as his younger brother to his kids (and by extension, pretending he was the kids' uncle rather than their half-brother).
  • Gender-Blender Name: Averted; his real name is Chauncey, which he hates. His nickname comes from his last name, Roosevelt.
  • Poor Communication Kills: Rosie counts on Frank's support for the union's demands. After Frank inadvertently meets the owner of the Airlines at a ball game that was offered to him by Bob, tension build between him and Rosie as he starts to suspect that Frank will choose his own job over their need for better pay, prompting him to continue with his plans to strike.
  • Repetitive Name: "Rosie" Roosevelt.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: When Pogo passes him up for a promotion (Giving both positions to Frank) he finally has all he can take and quits. Eventually throwing his hat into a race for the district Alderman.
  • Token Minority: One of the few black employees at the airport. In fact during a Memorial Day parade, Bob Pogo has Rosie placed on a Mohican Airways float, just so he can boast how their company makes their token black guy "so happy and well-fed". Rosie is not amused nor flattered.

    Carl and Red 
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Carl voiced by: Kevin Farley (English), Carlos Hernández (Latin American Spanish)
Red voiced by: Trevor Devall (English), Eduardo Ramírez (Latin American Spanish)

Two slacker baggage handlers at the airport who participate in the strike, and briefly hung out with Kevin.


  • All Men Are Perverts: Their favorite topic of discussion is their planned porno, "Fuck School".
  • Ambiguously Brown: Red. Though, his nickname may suggest he is Native American.
  • The Corrupter: They encourage Kevin to quit school and do drugs.
  • The Ditz: While they are both pretty dumb, Red actually thought a good plan to get rid of Scoop would be to create an exact replica of the airport with cardboard cutouts of all the employees to send him to work at instead of the real thing.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners
  • Harmful to Minors
  • Lack of Empathy: Besides laughing at Ed's death tape, if you look closely you can actually see that Red laughs in the tape. As in, as Ed dies in front of him.
  • Professional Slacker: They spend more time talking about porn than actually working.
  • Those Two Guys: They're never seen without each other.

    Robert "Bob Pogo" Pogrohvich 
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Voiced by: David Koechner (English), Dafnis Fernández (Latin American Spanish)

Frank's boss, the morbidly obese manager of the baggage department at the airport.


  • Bad Boss: He often mistreated his subordinates and ignored their demands. He eventually fires Frank on Roger's orders for petty reasons.
  • Big Eater: Even in union negotiations, he always talks about food, and is always eating copious amounts of fattening food. When he tries to eat better in Season 2, he switches to gorging on buckets of cottage cheese and handfuls of diet pills.
  • The Dragon: For Roger Dunbarton before Scoop replaced Frank.
  • Enemy Mine: In Season 2, he teams up with Frank and his other coworkers to take down Scoop Dunbarton, even though they really didn't get along in the past.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He seems to be shocked by Scoop's erratic behavior and racism.
  • Fat Bastard: He looks to be well over 300 pounds, and has a very unpleasant demeanor.
  • Fat Slob: His car and office are filled with lots of food lying around.
  • Formerly Fit: A flashback to circa 1958 shows that he used to be much more slim. But his Big Eater tendencies caught up to him with age. Also in Season 3, it's mentioned that he used to participate in dancing competitions.
  • Good Smoking, Evil Smoking: Of the evil variety.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper
  • Heel–Face Turn: Towards the end of the second season when Scoop makes his life hell. Bob sincerely apologizes to Frank and tries to be a friend.
  • Jabba Table Manners: He was shown eating in a disgusting manner in his office, and his car is filled with fast food bags and cups.
  • Jerkass: He's a racist Mean Boss who dismisses and mistreats his subordinates.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He does mellow out in Season 3 and becomes a little nicer towards Frank and Rosie. He even tries and fails to throw a lifesaver to Bill during the Season Finale climax.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: After saving his and everyone's job at the airline, Frank is fired by Bob and attempts to talk down on him as a failure for not standing his ground against the Union's Demands. Before he is able to drive away however, Frank Yanks the keys from the ignition gives Bob a much deserved chewing out and drops the keys between his legs leaving him stuck in the parking lot by himself.
  • Manchild
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Bob's usual alibi after making an ass of himself is to blame a Puerto Rican. After an actual Puerto Rican gets arrested despite being innocent, Bob is visibly remorseful.
  • Never Gets Fat: This used to apply for him, back during his younger days in the air force. A flashback showed him with Frank, who expressed amazement at how much Bob could eat without gaining weight, while he had to work like hell to keep his weight down. Bob claimed it was because of his high metabolism. In the series itself, which is set about 20 years later, it's clear that Bob never adjusted to his metabolism slowing down as he aged, as he's now a Fat Bastard Mean Boss who needs a scooter to get around. Part of his character development is him trying to eat healthier and slim back down again. Let's just say it's a work in progress.
  • Never My Fault: His go-to excuse is to blame a non-existent Puerto Rican whenever he gets into a bind. We later find out that some random Puerto Rican guy actually was getting the blame for all this, and is understandably pissed off about it.
  • Pet the Dog:
    • In "Landing the Plane", Bob pours his heart out to Frank, telling him that he wants to be his friend.
    • In the Season 3 Finale, he attempts to save Bill from being carried away by the river he fell in by throwing a life ring at him, and only fails due to suffering a heart attack at the worst possible moment.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: Rosie believes that Bob Pogo is biased against him for being black, and he may be right to an extent; when Bob argues with Rosie in a (mostly black) bar, he outright calls Rosie "uppity" before realizing where he is.
  • We Used to Be Friends: He served with Frank in the military and worked with him during the airport's early days. They seemed to have gotten along much better back then.

    Edward "Ed" Murtaugh 
Voiced by: N/A

Former baggage manager at Mohican Airways. He was killed on the tarmac when his necktie got caught in a moving propeller. Frank was promoted to his position shortly after his death.


  • Asshole Victim: According to Frank, "he was kind of a dick".
  • Death by Irony: Frank tells an anecdote involving Ed bragging about his new tie. His tie is what later caused his death.
  • The Ghost: He was never physically seen alive in the series, only mentioned and on video.
  • Never Speak Ill of the Dead: Averted. Frank was more happy about his promotion than upset about Ed's death. When Sue calls him out on this, he responds with "Yeah, but he was kind of a dick."
  • Off with His Head!: Had his necktie caught in a moving propeller, resulting in him getting decapitated. As a result, Mohican placed a rule that its workers can only wear clip-on ties.
  • Posthumous Character: Dies in the first episode.

The Dunbarton Family

    Roger Dunbarton 
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Voiced by: Gary Cole (English), Óscar Gómez (Latin American Spanish)

The owner of the Mohican Airways airline.


  • Alas, Poor Villain: Despite being a Corrupt Corporate Executive and an atrocious boss, everyone is still horrified at the sight of his death. Rosie even takes his hat off in respect.
  • Asshole Victim: Along with Scoop. Nobody on the scene is even particularly upset by their rather gruesome deaths via luggage bomb.
  • Bad Boss: When one of his employees is killed on the job, he is more concerned with replacing the propeller than anything else.
  • Berserk Button: Talking to him as an equal. Frank learned this the hard way.
  • Back for the Dead: His only significant scene in Season 2 happens moments before his death.
  • Big Bad: He's this for Seasons 1 and 2. As the owner of Mohican Airways airline all the problems that occurs at the Airport Franks works can be traced back to him.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: He's definitely a very ruthless and cold-hearted business tycoon.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: He gets his throat cut open by Scoop's laminated newspaper, which was sent flying as shrapnel from an explosion.
  • Dirty Coward: Rather than firing Frank himself, he lets Bob tell him instead.
  • Dirty Old Man: "You think I'd fuck someone [Brandy] as old as my daughter?!"
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Firing Frank for talking to him as an equal.
  • Famous Last Words: "Fucking idiot!"
  • Faux Affably Evil: He can act nice and friendly enough when things are going his way, but he quickly reveals a nastier side just underneath the surface.
  • Foreshadowing: His discussion with Frank about his predecessor and how he views their job is warning of how he and Bob view Frank and the rest of their employees.
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: He wears glasses, and is also a Corrupt Corporate Executive who treats his employees like dirt.
  • Hate Sink: Along with his nephew Scoop, he's an insufferable asshole meant to make us root for Frank and all the other employees they've screwed over.
  • Jerkass: Next to his nephew Scoop, he's one of the most unsympathetic jerks on the show.
  • Karmic Death: Has his neck sliced open by a laminated newspaper featuring his simpleton nephew, killing him in "Landing the Plane".
  • Slashed Throat: When Scoop accidentally blows himself up by stepping on the explosive suitcase, his laminated newspaper flies right into Roger's throat and slices it open. Roger lives just long enough to realize what just happened and curse his nephew's idiotic actions before dying from his wound.
  • Yank the Dog's Chain: He agrees to the signing of the contract, but has Bob terminate Frank for failing to prevent the union's strike from getting the fair pay they demanded.

    Scoop Dunbarton 
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Voiced by: John DiMaggio (English), César Garduza (Latin American Spanish)

Mr. Dunbarton's nephew and replacement for Frank Murphy in Season 2.


  • Accidental Hero: After waking up, he's the one who takes out the BLABLA members and foils their hijacking and hostage situation.
  • Asshole Victim: He was a racist, abusive, and insane jerk who turned out to be major liability for the workers. Along with his uncle Roger from a flying framed newspaper to his neck, the explosion from the suitcase bomb showed relief for everyone.
  • Ax-Crazy: The man's a complete maniac.
  • Bad Boss: Even Bob Pogo is afraid of him.
  • Body Horror: He's missing half of his brain after getting kicked in the head by a horse.
  • Career-Ending Injury: A kick by a draft horse on his head didn't bode well for his baseball career, as well as his sanity.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: He's very erratic and unpredictable because of his brain injury.
  • Curbstomp Battle: He makes very short use of the BLABLA members.
  • Evil Cripple: He suffers from severe brain damage, but it makes him no less of a supreme Jerkass.
  • Eviler Than Thou: He's a worse boss and person than Bob Pogo could ever be.
  • Evil vs. Evil: He fights the BLABLA members once he wakes up.
  • Hate Sink: Possibly the least likable character in the series, and has zero redeeming qualities. He's loud, egotistical, rude, racist, and is too stupid to even be working at an airport, let alone managing one. Probably the only good thing that can be said about him is that he single-handedly thwarted the terrorist group's plans to hijack a plane... just moments before he accidentally killed himself and his uncle with their suitcase bomb.
  • The Heavy: Of season 2. He may be appointed as the boss by his uncle but its him that's causing all the problems in the airport, which causes all the employee to try getting rid of him.
  • Jerkass: He's extremely bigoted, and a complete prick to all of his employees and customers.
  • Large Ham: He's usually shouting all of his lines.
  • Ludicrous Gibs: He died from the explosion when he stepped on a bomb in his cheering run. In addition, his uncle Roger was killed from the framed newspaper flying to his neck.
  • Nepotism: How he got his job despite his mental incapacity from the horse kick to his head, much to dismay of his coworkers.
  • No Indoor Voice: Not unusual for a character voiced by John DiMaggio.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: He's extremely racist; back when he was a baseball player, he wanted to re-segregate the sport. Now at Mohican Airways, he decides to sort passenger luggage by race; and not by the passenger's race, bur rather by the luggage's "race", meaning he sorts the bags by if it's black or white, while yelling out "Go back to Africa!" at a black piece of luggage.
  • Self-Disposing Villain: He accidentally steps on the suitcase containing the bomb which not only blows him up, but also causes his laminated newspaper to impale his uncle's throat.
  • Too Dumb to Live: While he was drunk, he tried to carve his initials onto a live horse; guess what that earned him. And he later obliviously steps on a suitcase that was known to contain a bomb.

    Brandy Dunbarton 
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Voiced by: Mo Collins (English), Analiz Sánchez (Latin American Spanish)

Mr. Dunbarton's trophy wife. She becomes the owner of Mohican Airways in Season 3, due to her husband's death last season.


  • '70s Hair: Has a Farrah Fawcett haircut, similar to Cutie Pie.
  • Bare Your Midriff
  • Big Eater: She defiantly eats a large sandwich despite her husband warning that she'll get fat.
  • Brainless Beauty: She's very attractive but just as airheaded.
  • Fiery Redhead: She's shown to be this whenever she's not around Dunbarton at least.
    Brandy: Fuck him! I'll eat what I want!
  • Gold Digger: Yeah, they're definitely not together out of love.
  • May–December Romance: Roger blatantly admits that his own daughter is older than Brandy is.
  • Ms. Fanservice
  • Pointy-Haired Boss: She gets Roger Dunbarton's job of running Mohican Airways after he dies. It goes as well as you'd expect. Seems to be a figurehead position, as most of the problems Mohican faces in Season 3 are not directly due to her mismanagement.
  • Trophy Wife
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: She just wanted a fancy pen, but her request for one lead to the union deal falling apart, the airline nearly going under, and Frank losing his job.

Plast-a-Ware

    Vivian Saunders 
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Voiced by: Mo Collins (English), Paulina Soto (Latin American Spanish)

Sue's main supervisor at the Plast-a-Ware company.


  • Child Hater
  • Cool Car: Is very proud of her lime green lady Lincoln.
  • Ephebophile: Back when she was a school lunch lady, she was sleeping with Vic while he was a student at the school.
  • Family Versus Career: Vivian had no problem choosing a career over children. Mainly because she seems to dislike kids, especially Sue's.
  • Know When to Fold 'Em: Ends up dropping her partnership with Sue and returning to her old job at Plast-a-Ware when it becomes clear that Sue's Forkoontula isn't going to be a winning idea.
  • Mean Boss
  • Mrs. Robinson
  • Necessarily Evil: "Evil" might be too strong a word for it, but a lot of her meanness seems to stem from dealing with the deceptively unpleasant working environment at Plast-a-Ware, and a bunch of ridiculously misogynistic, asshole bosses. In fact, she warms up quite a bit once Sue transfers to corporate, going from catty and vaguely contemptuous of Sue to the being the only boss at Plast-a-Ware who's actually in Sue's corner and affords her any real respect.
  • Stepford Smiler: You can hear the fakeness dripping in her voice.
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: When she drops the faux-cheerfulness, her actual personality is fairly blunt and sarcastic at best, but she's not a bad person deep down, and helps Sue to develop her Salad Tosser invention because she thinks it's a great idea and genuinely wants Sue to succeed.
  • Teacher/Student Romance

    Tracey, Gene, and Dana 
Tracey voiced by: Keith Ferguson (English), Mauricio Pérez (Latin American Spanish)
Gene voiced by: Phil Hendrie (English), Raúl Anaya (Latin American Spanish)
Dana voiced by: David Koechner (English), Jesús Cortez (Latin American Spanish)

Three businessmen whom Sue works for as their secretary.


  • Ambiguously Brown: Gene, who has tan skin and jet-black hair.
  • Bad Boss / Mean Boss: They treat Sue with absolutely zero respect.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Even pigheaded assholes like them have a limit.
    Gene: You big pussy bitch!
    Gene: Too far?
    Tracey: Jesus, Gene.
  • Gender-Blender Name: Their names are meant to intentionally mislead the audience into thinking they are women.
  • Hate Sink: They're completely repulsive and insufferable due to their treatment of Sue and Vivian.
  • Jerkass: Them being horrible bosses to Sue can qualify them as this.
  • Samus Is a Girl: Inverted. When Sue goes to apply for their secretary, she's expecting Tracey to be a woman rather than a man.
  • Straw Misogynist: All of them pass the time with crude, sexist, and perverted jokes about their female coworkers.

    Henrietta van Horne 
Voiced by: Allison Janney (English), Magda Giner (Latin American Spanish)

The founder and owner of Plast-a-Ware.


  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: She seems supportive of Sue's enthusiastic ideas, but has no problem with plagiarizing them.
  • Collector of the Strange: She collects severed monkey paws.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: She publicly takes sole credit for the salad tosser that Sue had invented.
  • Hate Sink: Her betrayal of Sue sets her up to be one hell of an unlikable, backstabbing bitch.
  • Karma Houdini: She gets no comeuppance for successfully plagiarizing Sue's invention.
  • Rags to Riches: She remarks that she used to be an "ordinary housewife" a long time ago. Now she's wealthy and has a mansion with butlers and maids to do all her chores.
  • Rich Bitch: Not only does she steal Sue's invention, she also mistreats her staff and nonchalantly calls Sue fat.
  • Teen Pregnancy: Implied.
    Henrietta: "I'll tell you what I told my high school choir teacher. I'm keeping this baby and I'm gonna sell this baby!"

Other Characters

    James "Jim" Jeffords (Hobo Jojo) 
Voiced by: Phil Hendrie (English), Dafnis Fernández (Latin American Spanish)

Jim Jeffords is a TV news reporter, anchorman, and talk show host who covers various then-current events. He also plays a clown named Hobo Jojo as the host of a kids' show on the same TV channel.


  • The Alcoholic: He once got in trouble for drunk driving, but the police arrested the bartender who served him instead. Oh, and he mentions all of this while doing a news report about his own drunken shenanigans in third-person.
  • Black Like Me: He once disguised himself as a black man asking for help with car trouble, whom Frank drove away from in fear of being mugged. This all turned out to be part of an undercover story about racism.
  • Depraved Kids' Show Host: As the host of Hobo Jojo, he's a total creep who picks audience contestants for the in-show game depending on whether or not their accompanying parent is pregnant, which he finds incredibly arousing (but only if they're white). He also stole all the prize toys from the game to use as Hannukah gifts for his second family, and rigged the game so no one will find out.
  • Expy: The Hobo Jojo character is an even more degenerate version of Krusty the Clown.
  • Fetish: He is very attracted to pregnant women.
  • Hates the Job, Loves the Limelight: He has no love for the children that appear on the Hobo Jojo show. All he wants is the opportunity to get laid by the kids' moms.
  • Intrepid Reporter: He reports on various political topics, including feminism and racism.
  • Kent Brockman News: He's the main face of the local news.
  • Nice Character, Mean Actor: As Hobo Jojo. When Maureen came close to winning a prize that he'd already embezzled, he rigs the game so that she loses.
  • Noble Bigot: Though he reported on issues like racism and feminism, he did spout some negative if sarcastic comments on them to the dismay of the interviewees.
  • One Steve Limit: Averted. He shares the same first name and a shortened nickname as Jimmy Fitzsimmons.

    Reid Harrison (Colt Luger) 
Voiced by: Phil Hendrie (English), Armando Coria (Latin American Spanish)

Reid Harrison is a Hollywood actor who stars as the titular protagonist of Colt Luger, which is Frank's favorite action show on TV.


  • Acrofatic: Sort of. Despite having a huge beer belly and not much muscle, Reid still plays an action hero on TV. Though he drunkenly admits that a Chinese stunt double performs most of the feats for him on his show.
  • The Alcoholic: Reid seems to like his booze, which leads to some embarrassing outbursts with the media.
  • Bad "Bad Acting": Reid Harrison doesn't seem like he deserves to win an Emmy Award any time soon.
  • Catchphrase: Colt Luger often says, "Sometime's a man's gotta do... what a man does."
  • Celebrity Cameo: Colt Luger appeared as a Special Guest in a cartoon that was a spoof of The Harlem Globetrotters.
  • Cowboy Cop: Colt Luger is an exaggerated parody of these kind of characters. In fact, he has no problem with roasting criminals to death with a flamethrower.
  • Horrible Hollywood: Implied, as Reid Harrison seems to be a rather miserable drunkard of a celebrity who commits adultery.
  • Hypocrite: Harrison hosts an annual charity for sick children, but he recoils in disgust when a boy tries to hug him.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: He appears to be a pastiche of Charles Bronson.
  • Noble Bigot with a Badge: Aside from the white biker gang he fights in his initial appearance, every other time we see Colt Luger he's fighting stereotypical black, Asian, and Hispanic gangsters. In Season 2, he's seen fighting a white hippie woman, so this may be a case of Hates Everyone Equally.
    • Reid himself shows a bit of racial insensitivity when he says that his stunt double is a "Chinaman" with an unpronounceable name.
  • Punny Name: Colt and Luger are both names of handguns.
  • Serial Spouse: True to his depiction as a washed-up Hollywood actor, he has been married and divorced multiple times.
  • Show Within a Show: Colt Luger is based on invoked(very cheesy) action/cop shows from The '70s.
  • Testosterone Poisoning: Even though Colt Luger isn't a particularly impressive character or show, Frank seems to hold him up as an ideal example of a real "man".
  • What Do You Mean, It's Not for Kids?: In-universe with his show. It's a violent crime show that airs on prime time, but an animated Colt Luger appears as a celebrity guest in a children's cartoon, and there's also a Colt Luger themed board game aimed at kids. Bill and Maureen are also fans of the show, the former having posters in his room and the latter wanting to dress as him for Halloween.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Reid's current wife claims that she caught him having sex with one of his ex-wives.

    Father Pat 
Voiced by: Bill Burr

A local Catholic priest.


    Louis Gagliardi 
Voiced by: Joe Buck

A labor union boss (and also apparently a mob boss) who is the president of the International Brotherhood of Baggage Handlers, Skycaps, Roadies and Circus Roustabouts. He is an associate of Rosie, Carl and Red who helps them out with negotiating their strike at Mohican Airways.


  • Ambiguously Gayngster: He is possibly sleeping with a man based on this dialogue exchange:
    Louis: I'm do back in Indiana, gotta be in Gary by midnight.
    Roger: Well I want to be in Brandy by midnight.
    Brandy: [giggles] I'm Brandy!
    [a man emerges from Louis' limo]
    Gary: And I'm Gary!
  • Expy: In terms of physical appearance and mannerisms, he's very heavily based on Vito Corleone, along with having some features of Paulie Gualtieri.
  • The Mafia: It's very unsubtly implied that he's an Italian-American mob boss, and he clearly isn't afraid to get his own hands dirty.
  • Murder Is the Best Solution: Given his ties to organized crime, it's not really surprising. He carries a concealed pistol, casually "kills" an animatronic robot bear at a pizzeria, and also suggests killing Scoop Dunbarton (which Frank rejects).
  • One Steve Limit: Averted. He shares the same first name with Sue's unseen brother.
  • Weird Trade Union: He represents a rather diverse variety of labor interests, including airport baggage handlers and circus performers.

    International Touch 
Voiced by: ???

A local pimp who works around the shadier parts of town.


  • Everyone Has Standards: He tries to get a girl to work for him and not the man whom he assumes is the girl's pimp. When he's told the "girl" (Kevin) is actually the man's (Frank's) son, just wearing his mother's blouse, International Touch had this to say:
    International Touch: Damn. [to Frank] You sir, have failed as a father.
  • Mean Boss: Being a pimp after all, he constantly berates his prostitutes.

    Ms. Vanderheim 
Voiced by: Mo Collins

A morbidly obese prostitute who works for International Touch.


  • Bail Equals Freedom: While she's often arrested, International Touch always bails her out and she's back on the streets offering blowjobs.
  • Catchphrase: "Suck jobs!"
  • Fat Girl: She looks to be somewhere in the range of 300-400 pounds.
  • Gonk: Exaggerated; she is extremely obese and ridiculously ugly. However, this doesn't stop her from attracting some occasional clients.
  • Hooker with a Heart of Gold: She does deeply care for her son Quincy, who's in Maureen's computer club.
  • Single Mom Stripper: She keeps her son Quincy ignorant about what she actually does for a living, but does warn him to not kiss her lips.

    Smokey Greenwood 
Voiced by: Michael Kenneth Williams (English), Daniel del Roble (Latin American Spanish)

A friend of Rosie's who runs a business that delivers vending machine goods by van. He hires Frank after the latter lost his job at Mohican Airways.


    Randy 
Voiced by: T.J. Miller (English), Eduardo Ramírez (Latin American Spanish)

Bill's boss for his paper route. He's also a drug dealer who convinces Bill to deliver weed on the side.


  • Accidental Hero: He accidentally runs over Jimmy Fitzsimmons right when the latter was about to slash Bill and Phillip with a switchblade.
  • AM/FM Characterization: Played with, he's your typical 70's rocker but once his favorite rock station sells out and starts playing teen pop, he switches to blaring Polka music instead. He stated himself that he thinks that "The music sucks, but at least they're honest."
  • Ax-Crazy: He's pretty quick to jump to threats.
  • Dirty Coward: He non-fatally injures Jimmy Fitzsimmons in a hit-and-run incident. And he implies that this wasn't even the first time he accidentally ran over a kid.
  • Drives Like Crazy: Possibly because he's stoned all the time.
  • Fiery Redhead: A red-haired ball of fury.
  • Jerkass: He can come off as this at times.
  • Karma Houdini: He doesn't receive any punishment for running over Jimmy or the other unnamed kid before the former.
  • Mean Boss: While not as bad as Dunbarton or the Plast-a-Ware executives, he can still be a huge Jerkass at times.
  • Meaningful Name: "Randy" can be a loose term used for someone who's rude and aggressive, which is what he can be at times.
  • Pet the Dog: He scares off Jimmy when he was mugging Bill, and calls Phillip out for not helping him.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: He calls Phillip out on him not helping Bill out when the latter was being mugged by Jimmy Fitzsimmons.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Or at least threaten to do so.

    Jefferson Davis (Tecumseh X. DuBois) 
Voiced by: Phil La Marr (English), Roberto Carrillo (Latin American Spanish)

A radical leftist militant who leads the Black Liberation Alliance for Black Liberation.


  • Angry Black Man: He's based on black nationalist leaders of the '60s and '70s.
  • Department of Redundancy Department: Just look at the name of his organization.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: He makes a brief debut being interviewed by Jim Jeffords on his show just before the Season 2 finale.
  • Freudian Excuse: He was wrongly imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, but he eventually became a real criminal, wishing to get revenge on American society for the racism he suffered.
  • Ironic Name: He hates his birth name of Jefferson Davis (calling it a "slave name", not to mention whom that name invokes). It's no surprise why he really doesn't want to be associated with one of the greatest proponents of black slavery and white supremacy in American history.
  • Meaningful Name: However, his alias of Tecumseh X. DuBois is based on two historical black civil rights figures; Malcolm X and W.E.B. DuBois. The first name might possibly be a reference to Tecumseh, a Shawnee Indian chieftain who led a few Native American rebellions, which is rather fitting for a non-white militant who wants to violently resist the US government.
  • Western Terrorists: He's a domestic terrorist, specifically a radical black communist. He kidnaps a rich white college student named Danielle Kerry note  and forcibly recruits her for his cause. His group later stages an attack on the local airport, taking Frank and his ex-co-workers as hostages, while attempting to hijack an airplane with a suitcase bomb.

    Scott Ichikawa 
Voiced by: Debi Derryberry

A Japanese-American boy in Maureen's class.


    Jeffrey Dahmer 
Voiced by: ???

An obnoxious little boy who enjoys annoying other people. He's the son of a local police officer.


    Nuber, Nikki, and Morehead 
Nuber voiced by: Matt Jones
Nikki voiced by: ???
Morehead voiced by: ???

A trio of delinquents whom Kevin befriends in summer school.


  • '70s Hair: They all sport this, with Nikki having an afro and both Morehead and Nuber having shoulder-length long hair.
  • Accidental Hero: An odd variant of this. By putting Mr. Durkin's car on the train tracks of the train to Pittsburgh, Bill never would've been able to get off the derailed train and try to make his way back home. The problem is that he still had to face a shit load of obstacles and nearly died.
    Bill: I was trying to thank you!
    Nuber: Fuck you and you're welcome!
  • Carpet of Virility: Morehead has a very hairy body, which is attributed to his Greek heritage.
  • Delinquents: They commit pretty crimes and hooliganism just for fun.
  • Easily Forgiven: Kevin doesn't really hold any hard feelings against them after they bullied him on his first day of summer school.
  • Everyone Has Standards: They'll crash parties, but they'll still have the decency to bring their own booze (or at least steal some from somewhere else).
  • Last-Name Basis: Nuber and Morehead's first names are never revealed.
  • Smurfette Principle: Nikki is the only female member of the group.
  • Token Minority: Nikki is a black girl hanging out with two white boys (or three when Kevin joins them).
  • Toxic Friend Influence: They easily convince Kevin to do bad things, up to and including stealing a crate full of liquor for them. They even lampshade how they're such a gleefully corrupting influence on him.
  • Two Guys and a Girl: Whenever Kevin doesn't hang out with them.
  • We Used to Be Friends: Subverted. Kevin thinks this is the case when he meets back up with them in the "Bill Murphy's Night Out," only for them to get confused at this.
    Kevin: Look guys, I know we had a falling out, but-
    Morehead: We had a falling out?
  • Younger Than They Look: They're all around the age of fifteen-years-old, but they look like they can pass for college students. Morehead being hairy can help him look older than he already is when he goes to purchase alcohol for the gang.

    Mr. Durkin 
Voiced by: Phil Hendrie

Kevin's abusive summer school teacher.



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