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A Character Sheet for characters appearing within Disney's Goof Troop series. Characters from the movie spin-offs, A Goofy Movie and An Extremely Goofy Movie will also be included for simplicity's sake.


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Characters from Goof Troop

    Goofy Goof 
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Goofy in Goof Troop
Click here to see him in A Goofy Movie 
Click here to see him in An Extremely Goofy Movie 

See also Goofy
Voiced by: Bill Farmer (English), Yu Shimaka (Japanese), Francisco Colmenero (Latin American Spanish/TV series), Carlos Segundo (Latin American Spanish/movies), Gérard Rinaldi (French)

The good-natured but clueless father of Max. He's the next door neighbor of the Pete family, and is often brought into Pete's schemes as a sidekick. He ends up with Sylvia in An Extremely Goofy Movie.


  • Accidental Athlete: In An Extremely Goofy Movie when he interferes with Max's practice and is even offered a spot with the Gammas by complete accident.
  • Adaptation Relationship Overhaul: With Pete. In many continuities before and after this one, Goofy and Pete's dynamic is entirely antagonistic (and occasionally murderous). In the Goof Troop universe, the two of them are rivals and frenemies who team up to solve a problem about as often as they're pit against each other. Even in An Extremely Goofy Movie, which is set seven years after the main series, the pair are still shown to hang out in their spare time.
  • Adaptational Angst Upgrade: While Goofy has been a father to a son before this series (in his solo shorts from the 1950's), all the stress, fears, mistakes and heartbreak that comes with being a parent causes this incarnation of him a lot more emotional distress than it ever did before, especially in A Goofy Movie and An Extremely Goofy Movie, where the fights between Goofy and Max are played for drama.
  • Adult Fear: There are several instances of Goofy worrying about Max's safety that are played for laughs in the series, like Goofy and Pete mistakenly believing their sons have been kidnapped by bears, or Goofy and Pete freaking out about Max and PJ wandering downtown by themselves. One instance that's played entirely seriously is during the climax of An Extremely Goofy Movie, when Bradley Uppercrust's cheating causes Max and Tank to crash right into a giant, decorative X and send it up in flames, which could have easily killed both of them in front of Goofy.
  • Aesop Amnesia: Similar to Max, Goofy has learned a few times now that he should be a bit less doting and a bit less intrusive when it comes to his son's personal life, but it's a lesson that never quite manages to stick.
  • Alliterative Name: Goofy Goof.
  • All-Loving Hero: He doesn't appear to have a bad bone in his body, and is always willing to help out.
  • Amazingly Embarrassing Parents: If it's not embarrassing enough that he ends up following Max to school (twice, although the two events are mutually exclusive), it certainly is that he continues to baby Max in public when Max is a teenager. Or an adult.
  • Back to School: In the second movie, to Max's horror, he decides to enroll the same college as his son.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Given Goofy being a klutzy, Nice Guy who is not all that bright, it wouldn't be hard to assume that Goofy being angry is not possible. Except, he is capable of being angry. Either when finding out his son lied to him in A Goofy Movie or throwing a horseshoe at Bradley in An Extremely Goofy Movie, Goofy is very capable of frightening Tranquil Fury when pushed too far.
  • Big Eater: "The Incredible Bulk" reveals that Goofy is quite the bottomless pit who can eat an insane amount of food and never gain any weight.
  • Birds of a Feather: He and Sylvia are both Disco Dan types.
  • Break the Cutie: Both of the movies, at some point, push Goofy towards his threshold of despair in regards to his relationship with Max. In the first film, after they finally seemed to be making some progress towards repairing their rocky relationship, Goofy is gutted to discover Max betrayed his trust on their road trip and had been lying to him the whole time, interpreting it as a sign that Max neither loves him or respects him. In the second film, after Goofy had been overly clingy towards Max and overly reliant on his son to fill the void in his life, he takes it pretty hard when Max finally snaps at him to leave him alone and get his own life.
  • Bumbling Dad: Goofy is a great parent, but due to his clumsiness, stupidity, and/or difference in personality to his son, he ends up causing some issues anyway.
  • Bumbling Sidekick: He screws up nearly every Zany Scheme he's a part of, and yet, for some reason, Pete always insists on using him.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: He has bizarre logic that no one else on the show can follow. Pete and Max in particular find it annoying, but Peg and PJ tend to humor him more.
  • The Conscience: In a few episodes like "Where There's A Will, There's A Goof" and "Goofs Of A Feather", Goofy tries to act as one to Pete by holding him to his moral responsibilities. In a few other episodes like "Wrecks, Lies & Video Tapes" and "Peg O' The Jungle", he also partakes in elaborate ruses to teach Pete a lesson about selfishness.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: There are moments of this, usually when he's protecting Max, such as in "Max-imum Protection", where the burglar booby traps he set up around the house do a fantastic job of catching their prey, or "To Catch a Goof" where he trains to be a ninja.
  • Depending on the Writer: Goofy has always been a pretty silly yet earnest character who has his head in the clouds, and in this series, how naive and oblivious he is varies depending on the episode. In some stories, Goofy is shown to be fairly competent in his own wacky way (he's saved Pete and the kids' lives numerous times in the series), and in other stories, Goofy is literally Too Dumb to Live and is frequently bailed out by dumb luck.
  • Determinator: For better or for worse, once Goofy has his mind set on doing something, nothing will stop him from accomplishing it - whether it's solving a problem around the house, pursuing a new hobby, helping out his friends and his son, or saving Spoonerville from danger. One of Goofy's defining traits (and part of what makes him The Hero) is that no matter how many times life knocks him down, he always gets back up with a new approach.
  • Disco Dan: He is revealed to be one of these in An Extremely Goofy Movie, even thinking wearing bell-bottoms, platform shoes, and afros to class is appropriate attire.
  • The Ditz: The other characters really have a hard time keeping him up to speed, although Pete does enjoy exploiting this as an easy way to get help.
  • Dogs Are Dumb: Goofy is a dog as well as being The Ditz and a Cloudcuckoolander. Despite this, he does have his moments of insight.
  • Doting Parent: To Max. He provides lots of attention to Max much to the latter's embarrassment.
  • Drives Like Crazy: A character trait he retained from the old 1950's shorts. Its shown most prominently in A Goofy Movie and "Where There's Smoke, There's Goof" (where Goofy drives a fire engine incredibly recklessly all across town, trying to help out people in distress), but there's also a line in "Terminal Pete" where he says he'll drive and everyone freaks out.
    Max: The old man drives like such a klutz that I'm about to hurl my guts directly upon the open road.
  • Dumbass Has a Point: In A Goofy Movie, while Goofy did basically force his son to go on the road trip, he had a right to be mad at Max for abusing his trust.
  • Dumb Is Good: Providing a Good Parent contrast to Pete, he's not as smart as anyone else.
  • Empty Nest: An Extremely Goofy Movie has Goofy suffering from this bad. He's so distracted by his son, Max, leaving for college that he ends up fired from his job, and has to go back to school to get a degree to get a better job... the same school Max is attending. Once there, Goofy promptly keeps trying to baby Max, losing focus on his studies, something he warned Max to avoid.
  • Empty Promise: Given to Max by Goofy when the former has to put up with the latter attending the same college as him. Max was willing to compromise letting Goofy stay if he promised to adhere to some ground rules (no barging into his and his friends' room unannounced, no harping on them about schoolwork, no interrupting in their practice, and absolutely NO acting like a father). Goofy promised to follow the ground rules, which Max assures to PJ and Bobby. However, Goofy had already broken that promise when it hasn't even been a day yet by continuing to interfere with Max's life.
  • Fatal Flaw: Goofy can be naive and overly-trusting, a trait that's been used against him numerous times throughout the franchise, but arguably Goofy's greatest flaw is that he can be too clingy with the people he cares for to the point of becoming overbearing, which is especially emphasized in the movies.
  • Fat and Skinny: The skinny to Pete's fat. He plays the optimist just along for the ride.
  • Foil: To Pete. Pete is grumpy, cynical, sneaky, manipulative and gruff, while Goofy is cheerful, naive, optimistic, earnest and friendly.
  • The Fool: Considering how often Goofy ends up with the upper hand over Pete or succeeding at something despite his incredible stupidity, he's very, very lucky.
  • Four-Philosophy Ensemble: The apathetic, because he's too weird or crazy to know what's going on.
  • Former Teen Rebel: "Queasy Rider" reveals that, during his younger days, Goofy was a notorious biker who became a legend among biker gangs, partly because of his trademark klutziness.
  • Friendly Rivalry: An interesting example. As much as Goofy likes to consider Pete a close friend of his (despite the cat's protests to the contrary), Goofy also has quite a rivalry with him and is shown to enjoy competing against him during episodes where their two families are feuding ("You Camp Take It With You", "Slightly Dinghy", "Take Me Out Of The Ball Game", "Waste Makes Haste").
  • Glory Days: As shown in An Extremely Goofy Movie, his glory days were back when he was a college student in The '70s, and when he had to get his degree, he took the opportunity to relive those days, much to Max's chagrin.
  • Good Parents: Despite being weird and embarrassing, he truly does care about Max, and does try to make Max happy and do what's best for him most of the time, even if it doesn't always work. He is also very good at being emotionally supportive and generally talking to kids. He acts as a Parental Substitute for PJ on occasion, and is shown being able to talk to and calm Pistol down (if only for a moment). He also does baby photography in the movie, where it is clear the kids and their parents adore him.
  • The Heart: What Goofy lacks in intelligence and common sense, he tends to make up for in earnestness, compassion and reliability. All of the other main characters have, at some point, turned to Goofy for help and emotional support with their problems.
  • The Hero: In addition to being the main character for whom the entire series is named after, Goofy is always cast in a daring and heroic role during the tall tales he shares with Max about the feats of their ancestors.
  • Heroes Want Redheads: Ends up with the redheaded Sylvia Marpole in the second movie.
  • Heroic BSoD:
    • He undergoes one in "Have Yourself A Goofy Little Christmas", when he thinks he's ruined Christmas for all his friends and his own son, because he couldn't avoid being accident-prone for one night.
    • He has another one in A Goofy Movie, when he discovers Max has been hiding ulterior motives during their father/son bonding trip the entire time, causing him to seriously question the state of his relationship with Max.
    • It happens to him again in An Extremely Goofy Movie, when a lonely and depressed Goofy is faced with the reality that Max has his own life now, and he can't be his father's Living Emotional Crutch.
  • Hidden Depths: In "Queasy Rider", Max and PJ discover that Goofy used to be a biker in his youth nicknamed 'The Skull' (short for 'Numbskull'), and he still keeps his old motorcycle around in the garage. This skill of his was actually foreshadowed multiple episodes earlier in "Big City Blues", where Goofy 'borrows' a cop's motorcycle so he and Pete can rescue their sons, and is shown to be able to ride it fairly well.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: In general, his relationship with Pete. Being The Pollyanna he doesn't seem to have any concept of what a Jerkass Pete is, regarding Pete as his bestest best friend in the entire world, in spite of Pete's typical disdain of him. Every once in a while, this blindspot in Goofy's judgment is played with for laughs, when Goofy takes some rather savage jabs at Pete about his personality.
    Goofy: (smiles at the audience) Pete's a swell kinda guy, once you get past his personality.
  • Hypocrite: In An Extremely Goofy Movie, Goofy gives a speech to Max and his friends about "focusing on goals to succeed in life" before they go off to college. The next day, Goofy loses his own focus due to his empty nest syndrome, resulting in him destroying the toy factory he worked at and getting fired. He then tries to get his college degree and plans on focusing on getting it, claiming he won't be distracted anymore since he's attending the same college as Max. Unfortunately he loses his focus again when he starts babying Max, completely forgetting why he was attending college in the first place. This cost him academically after Max blows up on him to leave him alone and get his own life, where Goofy proceeds to flunk his mid-term exam by doing nothing but doodling Max's name all over his test, completely no focus whatsoever. It takes a talk with Pete for him to realize that.
  • Idiot Hero: Goofy qualifies as one when he's at his most oblivious. Goofy is frequently shown to be a bit slow on the uptake and often misunderstands other people's intentions, but despite that, he usually comes out on top against anyone who means to do him (or Max) harm - and sometimes Goofy saving the day has less to do with anything he actively did, and is more of a pleasant side effect of him doing something unrelated earlier that just happened to work out for him.
  • I Owe You My Life: In "Cabana Fever", Goofy is convinced that he owes Pete your classic 'life debt' for saving him and he won't rest until he pays him back, which flies in direct conflict with what Pete wants: to be left alone for the day.
  • Iron Butt Monkey: Oh, Goofy. Your stupidity got you injured again... and again... and there seem to be no long-lasting ill-effects.
  • Karmic Jackpot: There are numerous episodes where Goofy sticking to his principles and being the Nice Guy to everyone he meets pays off in spades for him in the end, landing him fame or fortune, like "A Goof Of The People", "Pete’s Day At The Races", "In Goof We Trust" and "Partners In Grime".
  • Kindhearted Cat Lover: Goofy, one of the sweetest people around, just loves his cat Waffles. And for that extra zing, the cat lover in question is an anthropomorphic dog.
  • Kindhearted Simpleton: Goofy is certainly not the sharpest tool in the shed, but he's also very sweet and loving towards everyone.
  • The Klutz: He constantly causes destruction and self-injury due to his clumsiness, and his stupidity. This becomes deconstructed in An Extremely Goofy Movie, where his clumsiness and bumbling ends up having serious consequences that causes him to lose focus, get fired from his job, deals serious damage to his relationship with Max, and prevents him from ever having a future.
  • Lethal Chef: Don't eat Goofy's "Goofy Burgers". You'll regret it. The one he made for PJ punched Waffles in the face. The one he made for Max literally ignites Chainsaw's mouth on fire. He also made Pete a peach pit pie in "Goof Under My Roof" that didn't even look baked, and "shoefly pie" in "Come Fly with Me" that Peg wanted him to leave in Tacoma (across the country).
  • Lethally Stupid: The cause of many of Pete's mishaps, especially in "Goof Fellas" when Goofy gets them both in trouble with The Mafia, and given special attention in "The Good, the Bad, and the Goofy", where Goofy is even more destructive than usual (at one point, blowing up an entire gas station by accident), although in that episode, the stupidity manages to save Pete.
  • Like Father, Unlike Son: Goofy is selfless, stupid, and wacky, unlike Max.
  • Limited Social Circle: It's unclear if Goofy is friends with Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck in this continuity, since they only ever make one cameo in A Goofy Movie and Max briefly makes a comment about it, and if he isn't, Goofy's closest friends and his only friends would be Pete (who he has a very rocky relationship with, to say the least) and his wife Peg. Throughout the series, Goofy isn't shown to have much of a social life. His primary focus for eighteen years is raising Max up right as a single father, and he's usually seen around the house, fixing things and showering Waffles with affection. Goofy's loneliness is hinted at a few times in Goof Troop - when he hovers around Pete and the kids, hoping to be included in something - and it really catches up to him in An Extremely Goofy Movie. Once Goofy's job as a father is complete and Max has left home to find independence, Goofy finds there is now an enormous hole in his life, and for the longest time, he doesn't know what to fill it with. Once Goofy realizes he can't live for Max anymore and smother him like he used to, he recognizes the need to branch out and improve his own social life.
  • Literal-Minded: Several jokes in the series come from him not understanding when Pete is using a metaphor or being sarcastic. Strangely, he's pretty good at making analogies himself. One bad instance was where he and Pete were buying food at the grocery store, and Goofy didn't understand the simple instruction of buying chicken. What he did?
    Pete: Goof... when I told you to buy chicken... I DIDN'T MEAN BUY ''A'' CHICKEN!!!
  • Made of Iron: The only way he manages to survive the troubles he gets himself into. Goofy has been on the receiving end of so many comedy pratfalls (like plummeting down a deep canyon and landing face-first on the ground in "Major Goof"), but because of Toon Physics, he thankfully seems to be indestructible and rarely ever takes on any long-term damage.
  • Malaproper: Often.
    Goofy: Don't worry! I'm the decimated driver!
    Goofy: Easy, Pete, or I'll have to bring you to your senses! You're historical!
    Goofy: Stop thief! I'm warning ya, I've been studying karaoke!
  • Manchild: In "Buddy Building", while he, Max, PJ, Pete, and another father and son duo are looking for Ronald Strudelnosher, he is told by his son that they know for sure that Strudelnosher is not in the sand box. Goofy merely responds by playing in the sand box and saying that Ronald Strudelnosher doesn't know what he is missing. He is also seen playing with the toys in the waiting room in "Terminal Pete".
  • Meaningful Name: As with all versions of the character, he ain't called Goofy for nothing.
  • Mistaken for Badass: Goofy was once known as "the Skull". Though apparently nobody knew it was short for numbskull.
  • My Beloved Smother: In the second film, he acts as such towards Max, who finds it very embarrassing.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: In "Have Yourself A Goofy Little Christmas", Goofy accidentally burns down the cabin he and Max are staying in in the woods, leaving them without a roof over their heads on Christmas Eve, and when Peg invites him to stay in the Pete family's cabin, he manages to blow it up by mistake as well shortly afterwards. After a very harsh chewing out from Pete, and a few disappointed looks from Max, Goofy feels immensely guilty and walks off to be alone, believing that he's ruined Christmas for everyone. Goofy stays in a depressed state, neglecting his own safety, until Max and the others decide to track him down, bring him out of the cold and reconcile with him.
  • New Job as the Plot Demands: He has no regular occupation, but rather does various jobs depending on the episode. In "A Goof Of The People", he even manages to get elected as Spoonerville's esteemed mayor, a position that's never mentioned again afterwards.
  • Nice Guy: All he really wants to do is help other people out with their problems, no matter how grateful they end up being to him. As a result, Goofy is a pretty well-liked figure in Spoonerville, despite the damage his klutziness can sometimes cause. In "A Goof Of The People", he gets elected as mayor of the city for the public service he did everyone, and in "In Goof We Trust", he's shown to have gained a reputation as the most honest man in Spoonerville.
  • The Nicknamer: Goofy will sometimes give people he's close to pet names by attaching a letter 'y' to the end of their names (i.e. 'Maxy' and 'Petey'). In fact, even after his son has become an adult man, Goofy still refers to him by his Affectionate Nickname more often than not.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: In "Cabana Fever", Goofy casually walks inside Pete's bathroom to give him some bubble-bath while the man is currently in the middle of trying to take a bath, and not long after that, Pete wakes up to discover Goofy has been trimming his toenails and cutting his hair while he was fast asleep. Goofy sees no problem with any of this, since he was trying to be helpful at the time.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: In A Goofy Movie, Goofy is initially in catatonic shock when he discovers that Max had been manipulating him into going to Los Angeles, which gives way into legitimate anger when Max wastes a second chance to prove himself worthy of trust.
  • Official Couple: He enters a relationship with Sylvia Marpole in An Extremely Goofy Movie, and rides off into the sunset with her at the film's end.
  • Papa Wolf: Despite being embarrassing to Max, Goofy has shown he is willing to go to great lengths to keep his son safe. Doesn't matter if it's a raging river that leads to a waterfall or rushing into a burning structure, Goofy will protect his son.
  • Parental Hypocrisy: Early in An Extremely Goofy Movie, Goofy warns Max and his friends not to get too distracted at college and to stay focused on their goal of getting a good education, so they can make something of themselves in life. Once Goofy goes back to college himself to get his diploma (so he can have a job), he barely even tries to follow his own advice and becomes hyper-focused on smothering Max instead, which Max and Pete call him out on.
  • Parental Substitute: To PJ on occasions, most notably in "O R-V, I N-V U", where he successfully cheers him up with a motivational speech. PJ does have a father at home but he's not a very good one.
  • The Pollyanna: He suffers physical injury regularly, is continually screwed over by his neighbor, and his son doesn't always appreciate what he does for him. He still maintains one of the two cheeriest and most optimistic dispositions on the show... most of the time, but even he has his breaking points.
  • Porky Pig Pronunciation: Goofy will often mangle a complicated word and settle on a simple one, when he doesn't just absent-mindedly Malaprop.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: As seen in the pilot episode, when Goofy was a teenager, he was a proud and nimble member of his school's cheerleading team, doing what he loved in spite of his usual clumsiness.
  • Repetitive Name: Like all of the examples on this show, he is never referred to by full name, just as "Goofy" and "Mr. Goof."
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The ditzy yet considerate sensitive guy to Pete's brash, hotheaded manly man.
  • Signature Laugh: Goofy has his easily recognizable "Hyuck", a snorting kind of laugh that crops up whenever he's really happy that Max later inherits in the movies.
  • Simpleton Voice: Goofy manages to pull this off and still maintain something of an emotional range.
  • Stronger Than They Look: Goofy is apparently much stronger than his thin arms would lead you to believe, which shows up as a running gag throughout the series. In "Cabana Fever", Goofy is able to pick up Pete and run with him for a while when both of them are being chased by a man-eating shark. In "To Catch A Goof", he casually carries a box full of dumbbells and other heavy exercise equipment on his back before dumping all its contents out on his living room floor. And when the gang goes on the road in "Shake, Rattle & Goof", Goofy is the one who carries all the luggage that the others are too lazy to fetch (and doesn't seem to have much trouble with it).
  • Too Dumb to Fool: Occasionally Pete will try to trick him, but due to his stupidity Goofy will cause more harm than good, most notably when Pete hypnotizes him in "In Goof We Trust."
  • Too Dumb to Live: Goofy is this on many occasions, with "Goof Fellas" being the most extreme example. Goofy approaches a pair of Mafia henchmen, who are in the process of killing someone, because he thought they were tailors, which puts both his and Pete's lives in danger, and then later reveals their identities in front of the don when they almost successfully get away.
  • Tranquil Fury: In A Goofy Movie, after Max fails the Secret Test of Character that Goofy set up. The sight of seeing Goofy sullen, serious, and genuinely angry immediately lets Max know how bad things have gotten.
  • Unaffected by Spice: In one episode, Pete tries to sabotage a dish Peg had made for Goofy by adding chili peppers, mustard, an entire bottle of hot sauce, and a drop of "pure jalapenie consecrate" to make it "guran-teed to melt his innards''. To his dismay, Goofy loves the dish, and asks if he has any hot sauce.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Pete of the one-sided variety; Pete hates him but he doesn't hate Pete back. In the movies though they seem more like actual friends.
  • Wacky Parent, Serious Child: Wacky Parent to Max's Serious Child, especially in the movies where Max is a more disillusioned teenager.
  • White Gloves: As with every version of the character.

    Max Goof 
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Max in Goof Troop
Click here to see him as a teen in A Goofy Movie 
Click here to see him as a young adult in An Extremely Goofy Movie 

Voiced by: Dana Hill (English/Age 11), Jason Marsden (English/Age 14/18+), Chika Sakamoto (Japanese/Age 11), Kappei Yamaguchi (Japanese/Age 14/18+), Carola Vazquez (Latin America/Age 11), Luis Daniel Ramírez (Latin American Spanish/Age 14/18+), Christophe Lemoine (French)

The relatively serious and ambitious son of Goofy. He is the next door neighbor of the Pete family, and is PJ's best friend. He often comes up with schemes and involves PJ. In A Goofy Movie, he befriends Bobby and gets together with Roxanne.


  • A Boy and His X: In "Great Egg-Spectations", Max expresses a desire to own a pet of his own, and he gets very attached to a baby dinosaur he found in the wild. He names her Bubbles, feeds her, plays with her, protects her from harm, and is eventually very saddened when she returns to the wilderness with her mother.
  • Acquired Situational Narcissism: In "Talent To The Max", Max temporarily gets his ego inflated by a manipulative, talking magic hat, that tries to convince him he's a great magician who doesn't need anyone else.
  • Adorably Precocious Child: In Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas, Max begins to doubt Santa Claus’ existence and starts making some accurate descriptions on the logistics of his job when trying to look into it.
  • Aesop Amnesia: Max learning how lucky he is to have his dad in A Goofy Movie, and then seeming to hate him again in the sequel.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Goofy likes to call him 'Maxy', a nickname that sticks with him throughout the franchise, even into adulthood.
  • Anti-Hero: When he can, he will consistently help out people in need (from his dad to his depressed neighbor to one of his enemies), and will not go out of his way to hurt other people. However, due to being insecure and somewhat of a rebel, he isn't too shy about lying to his crush to impress her, or deceiving his dad who admittedly doesn't always listen to him.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: In order to keep his father from further embarrassing him and give a weak link to the Gamma team, Max convinces to join the Gamma fraternity. He comes to regret this as Goofy (thanks to manipulations from the Gammas) wins against his son in a game.
  • Berserk Button: Okay, so he doesn't exactly go berserk, but Max consistently, and always, hates it when somebody tells him he looks/acts/talks just like his dad.
  • Birds of a Feather: Like Roxanne, he is somewhat awkward when flirting with her, and needs his friends' help to get with her.
  • Bratty Teenage Son: In the movies and on a few occasions on the show. Max cares about his popularity and image, loudly complains about minor inconveniences, and is somewhat materialistic. Most of the time this shows up, however, he learns to appreciate what he has... for now.
  • Breakout Character: Thanks to the success of the series, Max became a major character in the official Mickey and Friends canon during the 90s and early 2000s after the show ended. He even got his own stage show at Disneyland Paris in 2018.
  • Break the Cutie:
    • In Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas, Max begins to question his belief in Santa Claus. Goofy dresses up as Santa to cheer him up, Max discovers Goofy’s trick and is completely crushed.
    • Happens in both Goof Troop movies. The first movie focuses on him feeling as if Roxanne will never love him back in quite a realistic way. In the second movie, he decides to transfer to another school after a bad day at the X-Games. Surprisingly, it’s not P.J. or the Beret Girl who snaps him out of it, it’s Bobby!
  • Bully Hunter: Max and PJ become a pretty efficient pair of bully hunters in "Lethal Goofin'", when Max comes up with the idea of joining their school's safety patrol so they can take down local bullies and dismantle the extortion racket they've been running in their neighborhood.
  • Calling the Old Man Out:
    • In the movie, Max calls out his father for either forcing him to go on trip he specifically said he never wanted to go on or trying to make always be in his son's life to a My Beloved Smother extreme.
    • In the second movie, he tells Goofy to get his own life after babying him in college and going back on his promise to back off.
  • Chekhov's Skill: Max is shown throughout the series to be a very talented and proficient skateboarder for his age, a skill that has come in handy for him several times like "Leader Of The Pack", where he manages to best the Duke (a teenager seven years his senior) for rights to the Pharaohs' turf, or An Extremely Goofy Movie, where Max and his friends are pit against Bradley Uppercrust and his gang of college campus bullies in the X-Games.
  • Chick Magnet: Throughout his life, Max has attracted a number of girls.
    • Roxanne, who is his main Love Interest, had a crush on him before and after his music performance in A Goofy Movie.
    • Lisa is a presumed Alpha Bitch from A Goofy Movie who at first is dismissive of Max...but begins to flirt with him after his Powerline inspired performance, only to be stopped by Stacey.
    • He has a girlfriend, Mona, from the second Micky Mouse Christmas special.
    • And in An Extremely Goofy Movie, three girls are shown to have taken a liking to him to some degree note .
  • Chromatic Arrangement: In An Extremely Goofy Movie with PJ (blue) and Bobby (green), he's the red-wearing main character.
  • Comic Trio: The reckless leader to PJ (powerless) and Bobby (follower) during the "Stand Out" stunt, since he's the one who comes up with the plan.
  • Cool Loser: There's a little more basis for this one than some others (being somewhat socially awkward and having a mostly unenviable legacy), but compared to PJ and Bobby, he definitely doesn't seem like that much of a loser. Not to mention that Roxanne has many of his flaws too and is not a loser.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Max loves to snark about all the various stupidities of the two fathers, and at PJ as well (though in his case it's mutual).
    Goofy: You were only joking?
    Doctor: Of course I was only joking! Who would be dumb enough to believe in something as silly as 'Terminal-chest gopher', for goodness's sake?!
    Max: (smirking at PJ) I know two names for the top of the list.
  • Didn't Think This Through: A Fatal Flaw throughout the show and the first movie. PJ tries to prevent him from falling victim whenever he's in the know, but due to his spinelessness, rarely succeeds.
    • In the show, he ends up in a lot of precarious situations (such as going downtown unsupervised in "Big City Blues", or trying to exit the concert through a locked trunk in "Shake, Rattle, and Goof") because he doesn't think through the consequences of his plans before going through with them, or, in situations like "Date with Destiny", lies about something, without thinking about someone following up on it.
    • In the first movie, he tries to impress Roxanne and garner the respect of his peers by performing at the assembly, which results in him, PJ and Bobby ending up in trouble with the principal. Later, not wanting to disappoint Roxanne when he has to cancel their date, Max hastily lies and says that Goofy knows Powerline personally and that they will perform in the final number at the concert. It didn’t occur to Max that Roxanne would tell people and actually expect him to live up to his word. In a desperate attempt to avoid Roxanne figuring out his deception, Max reroutes the map to take him and Goofy to L.A., where the concert is being held, believing Goofy wouldn’t notice. When Goofy does figure out, saying that he’s disappointed in his son would be an understatement.
  • Distressed Dude: Due to his optimism and impulsiveness, sometimes Max ends up in predicaments and needs to be rescued. More often than not, the rescuer is PJ. Notable examples include "O, R-V, I-N-V-U", "Max-imum Protection", "Big City Blues", "Queasy Rider", and "Talent To The Max".
  • Easily Forgiven: Twice in the first movie. He lied to both Roxanne and Goofy, yet after explaining the whole situation with Goofy and telling Roxanne the truth in the end, he escapes punishment from his father, who decided to go along with Max's plan, and receives a date from Roxanne at the end.
  • Extremely Protective Child: As much as Goofy might embarrass him, Max loves his father and will never let any serious harm come to him. Despite only being eleven, Max saves Goofy from danger several times in the series, like "Counterfeit Goof", "Where There's Smoke, There's Goof", "Hallow-Weenies" and "Have Yourself A Goofy Little Christmas". In "Midnight Movie Madness", Max (as well as PJ) spends hours living in fear of a fictional serial killer named the Mutilator (a Jason Voorhees expy). It's not until Max thinks Goofy is in danger of becoming his next victim that he snaps out of it, conquers his fear and attacks 'the Mutilator' downstairs to save his father - who turns out to just be Goofy in a sheet.
  • Fat and Skinny: The skinny to PJ's fat. He's played as both the leader and the optimist.
  • Fatal Flaw: It's suggested at times that Max has a rather fragile self-image and that he puts a lot of stock into other people's opinion of him.
    • In "Leader Of The Pack", he absolutely hates the idea of older teenagers in the neighborhood looking down on him as just some dumb kid and does everything in his power to buck that reputation. His desire to grow up more quickly initially causes him to overlook his own innate strengths and skills compared to the bullies until his cousin Debbie points them out to him.
    • In "Queasy Rider", Max's desire to look cool to the other kids in town leads him to throw all caution to the wind, fix up his father's old motorcycle so he can show it off around town (despite promising Goofy he wouldn't do that), and agree to join a biker gang full of dudes he knows nothing about who have already made it clear they have no problem hurting children, for the sake of bragging rights.
    • In "Talent To The Max", Max's self-esteem takes a pretty big hit when he's confronted with the reality that he's not a very good magician, and he grows very dejected about the idea of becoming a laughingstock to his peers, which unfortunately makes him very vulnerable when a manipulative, sentient magic hat decides to single him out as his new pawn - playing on Max's ego to turn him against his best friend and get what he wants out of him.
    • In the movies, Max is absolutely mortified by Goofy repeatedly (albeit unintentionally) humiliating him in front of his peers and complete strangers, tanking his reputation - which leads him to resent Goofy's goofiness.
  • Fearless Fool: Not stupid, but he is incredibly optimistic and doesn't worry about much of anything. At least before the movies. One time he decided it would be a good idea to help a baby bear find its parents. Another time he decided to go downtown without supervision. Then of course there are the Distressed Dude moments.
    Max (completely calmly talking about a baby bear): Remember the three rules of camping. "Be clean, be courteous, and be careful." Helping this little guy is the courteous thing to do.
    PJ (agitated): You let me know when we hit that part about "careful".
  • Four-Philosophy Ensemble: The optimist, as a defining aspect of his personality is how often he thinks his Zany Schemes will work.
  • Friendless Background: Max is revealed in "Everything's Coming Up Goofy" to have only been friends with trees before moving to Spoonerville, and in "Pistolgeist" Goofy talks about how Max had an Imaginary Friend, until the day that he met his first real friend, PJ. This is mutual. In "Buddy Building", Max grows very sad about the idea that he and PJ might be growing apart as friends, to the point where his worries start to throw him off his game.
  • Guile Hero: While Max is fairly athletic, he primarily relies on his wits as a High School Hustler, since he's a pretty crafty, cunning and shrewd boy. He always tries to think his way out of a problem, oftentimes exploiting his enemies' weaknesses against them or turning them against each other, and he encourages PJ to also look for angles that the boys might have missed.
  • Hairstyle Inertia: Since Goof Troop, Max has maintained the same Messy Hair style to his adulthood.
  • Heroes Want Redheads: Roxanne, his (thus far) most prominent and most well known Love Interest.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: He is extremely close friends with PJ in the show and the first movie. In the second movie, he has the same amount of loyalty to Bobby.
  • Heroic BSoD:
    • In the first movie, after Goofy discovers that Max deceived him, he begins feeling pretty guilty over what he did and how difficult he acted throughout the trip.
    • In the second movie, after coming in dead last at the X-Games, he considers transferring himself out of college, believing himself to be responsible for his team nearly losing.
  • Hidden Depths:
    • A French comic strip implies that his feelings for Roxanne may be genuine and not just a crush.
    • In the second movie, he seems very interested in the material the professor is reading and is writing down notes.
    • In Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas, when questioning the logistics of Santa’s job, he makes some pretty good calculations on how Santa would be able to deliver presents to every child in one night. Keep in mind, he is is six years old in this movie.
  • High School Hustler: He is one of the most clever characters on the show, and does have personal motivations for his deeds a lot of the time, but he's a good person at heart.
  • I Am Not My Father: Max doesn't like being compared to Goofy, to the point it's actually a Berserk Button for him.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: As much as he loves his dad, he does not want to grow up to be as weird. He even has a nightmare about it in A Goofy Movie.
  • Innocently Insensitive: He sometimes makes remarks toward PJ that indicate he doesn't fully understand what he's going through, whether by openly envying him, making jokes about him being abusednote  or bulliednote , or simply not picking up on his needs. He never means anything to hurt unless he's (falsely) convinced that PJ deserves it for betraying him.
  • Insecure Love Interest: During A Goofy Movie, Max despairingly believed that Roxanne thought he was a nobody and wouldn't like him unless he did something special and amazing.
  • Jerkass Has a Point:
    • He definitely acted like a royal prick, but he had every right to call out Goofy for practically forcing his son to go on a vacation he obviously didn't want to go on since he had other plans, not to mention it was dropped on him out of the blue without any consultation or even asking his opinion about it.
    • The sequel has Max give his father a very harsh "The Reason You Suck" Speech, but making an accurate point that Goofy is too clingy towards his son and needs his own life.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Max can be selfish, bratty, and show disrespect towards his well-meaning father. However he does genuinely love his dad, and learns to appreciate him...for a while. Even in the movies when he wants less to do with his dad, he still loves him deeply he just wants his independence. Other than that, Max is optimistic, understanding, cheerful, endearing, and friendly.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: Max is never one to let a golden opportunity to get ahead pass him by when he sees it, and he's usually quick to throw himself into a brand new adventure or a Zany Scheme for mischief without taking a moment to look before he leaps, to PJ's dismay. Max's impulsiveness and refusal to plan ahead more than a few steps has gotten him into trouble on more than a few occasions, like "Slightly Dinghy", "Leader Of The Pack", "Big City Blues" and "Queasy Rider".
  • Like Father, Like Son: He is often told that he's very much like his father, and his response is always along the lines of "Please don't say that, Dad." In spite of the denial, Max's mannerisms echoes Goofy's at times including Goofy's laugh and clumsiness.
  • Like Father, Unlike Son: Max is selfish, clever, and cool, unlike Goofy.
  • Living Emotional Crutch:
    • To PJ. While PJ's not exactly sunshine-and-rainbows with Max around, the pilot shows that without him, things would be a lot worse. Normally, this is shown from PJ being devastated when they end up in a (one-sided) fight, but in An Extremely Goofy Movie, he relapses from his Character Development when Max threatens to transfer.
    PJ (upon hearing that he's not allowed to see Max again): Oh, well... at least I had one day of fun in my life... twenty-four wonderful, happenin' hours.
    • He's this for his father. When Max went to college, Goofy became a wreck.
  • Multiple-Choice Past: Max and PJ's first meeting is shown in the pilot episode, when the Goofs move to Spoonverville, but the series would go on to contradict this plot point many times over when Max, PJ or their parents would reference experiences the boys had had together for years before the start of the series.
  • No Sympathy: Zig-Zagged. Sometimes Max will be very sympathetic—such as in the pilot and "Close Encounters of the Weird Mime"—and go out of his way to help, but other times he just can't fathom why PJ might be upset at being treated inconsiderately, nervous about a plan, or annoyed that Max complains about his dad in front of him. He also accuses him of being a bad friend thrice despite the fact that every time he was either obviously contrite or actively denying the betrayal. Goofy tries to tell Max to be more sympathetic when this happens.
  • Not So Different: From Pete. Even though Max has his share of issues with Pete, he is just as guilty at times of being self-absorbed and using other people as a means to an end. Their chemistry works out a little too well in "O, R-V, I N-V U."
  • Official Couple: He and Roxanne start dating at the end of A Goofy Movie. Their relationship crops up again in House Of Mouse, and is given a nod in Ducktales (2017).
  • Oblivious to Love: Although it’s pretty obvious that Roxanne likes him back, Max doesn’t figure it out until the end of the movie.
  • Only Friend: Until the boys start to get pretty chummy with Bobby in the movies, Max is this to PJ (PJ does hit it off well with one-shot characters from "Buddy Building" and "Puppy Love", who never turn up again), and the snarky feline always grows upset at the idea of losing Max as a friend.
  • Parent with New Paramour: Max is surprisingly okay with Goofy dating Sylvia, mainly to keep his father busy.
  • Primary-Color Champion: He usually wears a red t-shirt and later sports blue jeans as a teen and young adult. There's also his iconic white gloves.
  • Put on a Bus: Despite still making occasional appearances in theme parks, Max hasn’t been seen since Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas back in 2004. He does make a cameo on a photograph in DuckTales (2017), however. Time will tell if we get to see him in action.
  • Red Is Heroic: The most traditionally heroic character of both the show and the movies, he always wears a red hoodie or shirt.
  • Romantic Wingman: In "Puppy Love", Max tries to help PJ out when it comes to his crush on Rose, in big ways and little ways - whether it's convincing PJ to work up the nerve to express how he feels, giving them a chance to talk to each other, or creating a romantic mood for the two classmates with the proper music.
  • Rude Hero, Nice Sidekick: Max the hero is somewhat selfish, sly, and insensitive at times, while his sidekick PJ is honest, polite, and forgiving.
  • Same Character, but Different: Max actually originated in the 1940s as a boy named, "Goofy Junior" with a different design.
  • Scholarship Student: His single father's job doesn't make a lot of money, so this is at least implied.
  • Shared Family Quirks: When Max hits puberty, he inherits the Goofy laugh, which embarrasses him greatly. Although, by the start of Extremely, he has appeared to embrace this laugh. In House of Mouse, he inherits his father’s scream.
  • Shipper on Deck:
    • Very supportive when PJ wants to get with Rose Deckenbloom. Also, he doesn't actively support the relationship before it happens, but he definitely appears smug that PJ got Beret Girl instead of Bobby.
    • He's also rather supportive of Goofy and Sylvia in the sequel; at first, it's just because he hopes she'll keep Goofy busy so he doesn't start bugging him and his friends, but toward the end he's genuinely supportive.
  • Shipper with an Agenda: Max was initially happy with Goofy dating Sylvia because she would keep him preoccupied. He later comes to be a genuine Shipper on Deck.
  • Shorter Means Smarter: The shortest character and also the smartest in terms of ideas.
  • Silly Rabbit, Idealism Is for Kids!: He is extremely optimistic in the show, even glossing over possible negative consequences. But by the movies, he's even more negative than PJ, though he seems to have gotten somewhat better in the sequel.
  • Skewed Priorities: In "Slightly Dinghy", he learns about some sunken pirate treasure in Spoonerville bay and sets up an opportunity to go look for it, disguised as a father/son fishing trip. He gets a bit too obsessed during his treasure hunt though, since he keeps trying to retrieve the old chest while he, his friends and his family are all in grave danger of drowning, falling to their doom, or being eaten by sharks.
  • Socially Awkward Hero: He tends to be relatively calm in the face of danger, but gets tongue-tied when he talks to Roxanne and is very self-conscious about his reputation.
  • Spotlight-Stealing Squad: The show had an ensemble cast giving both fathers and sons roughly equal attention. Max was actually in fewer episodes than either Goofy or Pete and was not any (or much) more important than PJ. In the movies, the focus is all about him, even in the sequel when Goofy and PJ are the ones getting Love Interests and bettering themselves/starting to feel better.
  • Straight Man and Wise Guy: A relatively mutual partnership with PJ, though Max is the wise guy more often due to his shortsightedness.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Aside from some differences in their faces and head shapes, Max looks like a miniature version of his father. Their personalities are completely different, however. This was lampshaded many times in "Meanwhile, Back at the Ramp," much to Max's chagrin.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Becomes this in An Extremely Goofy Movie, where he is noticeably more aggressive and angsty, especially when he tells Goofy to get his own life. To be fair though, Goofy was babying him and not letting Max focus on his studies.
  • Wacky Parent, Serious Child: Serious Child to Goofy's wacky parent. He's not very serious on the show, but he becomes more jaded in the movies. Even on the show, however, he's certainly more serious than Goofy.
  • White Gloves: Just like his dad.

    Peter Pete Sr. 

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Pete in Goof Troop
Click here to see him in A Goofy Movie 
Click here to see him in An Extremely Goofy Movie 

See also Pete
Voiced by: Jim Cummings (English), Toru Ohira (Japanese), Francisco Colmenero (Latin American Spanish), Alain Dorval (French)

The sneaky and self-centered husband of Peg and father of PJ and Pistol. He is the next door neighbor of the Goofs, and often brings Goofy along on his schemes.


  • Abusive Parents: He can range from being a relatively distant but still concerned Bumbling Dad to a harshly verbally abusive slave-driver with his son. With his daughter, he can range from spoiling her with love (due to Parental Favoritism) to being somewhat neglectful.
  • Adaptation Relationship Overhaul: With Goofy. In many continuities before and after this one, Goofy and Pete's dynamic is entirely antagonistic (and occasionally murderous). In the Goof Troop universe, the two of them are rivals and frenemies who team up to solve a problem about as often as they're pit against each other. Even in An Extremely Goofy Movie, which is set seven years after the main series, the pair are still shown to hang out in their spare time.
  • Adaptational Heroism: Compared to his typical portrayals, Pete comes across as a far nicer guy in this series. Not especially nice, as he's still a Jerkass, but he's not an outright villain.
  • Adult Fear: He spends roughly the last third of "You Camp Take It With You" thinking PJ and Max have been kidnapped by bears in the wilderness, and spends the bulk of "Big City Blues" worrying about the possibility of the boys being accosted by "weirdos" when they wander downtown by themselves. He's also given quite the scare in "Three Ring Bind", when Pistol and a bunch of circus animals are sent flying off a bridge into a river in a runaway car (which they thankfully survive).
  • Aesop Amnesia: Those who've watched ahead will know that his "I'm a terrible parent" breakdown in "Axed By Addition" (one of the earlier episodes) has no effect whatsoever on how he treats PJ the rest of the series — or even the rest of the episode, once he found out PJ wasn't really dying. He more or less learns the lesson again in "From Air to Eternity", and then the movies came around.
  • Ain't Too Proud to Beg: As much as Pete likes to constantly boast about self-reliance, there have been numerous occasions throughout the series where he's had to swallow his pride and beg Goofy, Peg or the kids for help when he's gotten in over his head or when his life is seriously in danger (with "Cabana Fever", "Hallow-Weenies", "Nightmare On Goof Street", and "Come Fly With Me" being some of the more extreme examples).
  • Alliterative Name: Like all of the examples on this show, he is never actually referred to by his full name, just separately as "Pete(r)" and "Mr. Pete."
  • Ambition Is Evil: Providing an Abusive Parent contrast to Goofy, he is the person of the main cast most interested in business success.
  • Anti-Hero: He's rude, dishonest, selfish, and antagonistic toward Goofy, PJ, and Max to varying degrees, but he also has lines he won't cross and is treated like a protagonist by the POV shifts. Despite causing the lion's share of problems for everyone (including himself), many of which are at least partly intentional, he has shown that he can do the right thing on several fleeting occasions.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: Pete and Peg have a few of these moments, "Gymnauseum" and "Peg o' the Jungle" in particular, where Pete goes out of his way to stay with Peg.
  • Baleful Polymorph: In "Come Fly With Me", he's transformed into a fly in a freak accident and subsequently drafted into a tiny war between his household and a local swarm of flies.
  • Berserk Button: In "Dr. Horatio's Magic Orchestra", Pete completely flips out whenever he hears "When The Saints Go Marching In", due to an embarrassing experience he had with that song from when he was a boy.
  • Big Eater: Pete's tendency to overeat is highlighted in "Gymnauseum", "As Goof Would Have It", and "To Catch a Goof", all of which involve Pete trying to go on a diet, at least briefly, as well as eating tons of food on-screen. This also shows up as a background trait.
  • Book Dumb: He's a very clever Manipulative Bastard and a Consummate Liar to boot, but he is also a Malaproper who apparently never finished high school. He cannot accept that this trait may have been passed on to his son.
  • Break the Haughty: Because of Laser-Guided Karma, many of Pete's focus episodes serve him a slice of Humble Pie when his schemes inevitably backfire on him and he’s forced to beg Goofy and/or the kids for help. One of the best examples of this trope is "Unreal Estate", where a handyman Pete had been mistreating for the entire episode becomes his only chance for salvation. Said handyman relishes the chance to make him squirm and offers to save him from his wife’s wrath - in exchange for his beloved boat.
  • Bumbling Dad: He isn't always abusive. In a rare few like "Puppy Love", he actually tries to be a good father, while in several others like "Pete's Day at the Races", he's at least not actively malicious. He's just so clueless about his children's needs that he still causes them problems accidentally or as collateral damage. Episodes like "You Camp Take It With You" and "Slightly Dinghy" make it apparent that even when Pete's intentions are completely sincere, he has such an abrasive and hyper-masculine personality that PJ finds spending time with him to be rather exhausting.
  • Cats Are Mean: While his design was tweaked a bit for the series, Pete has traditionally always been an overweight cat, and more often than not, he's characterized as a mean and selfish man who will screw with his neighbors just for the fun of it.
  • Cats Are Snarkers: A surly, portly feline with a wry personality who's easily one of the top three biggest snarkers in the show.
  • The Chew Toy: He suffers lots of punishment at the hands of the universe, but considering the way he treats his neighbors and his son, it's very funny.
  • Consummate Liar: He manages to get a decent income on a used car lot where he sells broken if not entirely useless cars, and repeatedly trick his fairly smart neighbor kid and his own son, the latter of whom is completely aware of how untrustworthy he is, though his lies do end up found out by the end of most episodes.
  • Cranky Neighbor: It can be trying living next door to Goofy, the Lethally Stupid Cloudcuckoolander. However, he becomes cranky at smaller things, like Goofy's Verbal Tics, and it's shown in the pilot that at least part of his animosity stems from Goofy making him lose a game back in high school.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: He has his moments of this trope, like smoking his rival Earl in a road race during "Rally Round The Goof", or going into a volcano to rescue Peg's first anniversary gift in "Peg o' the Jungle".
  • Deadpan Snarker: Pete is both very cynical and pretty condescending, and a large chunk of his dialogue is him taking cheap shots at people under his breath. This habit is mainly directed at Goofy, but he's taken jabs at everyone over the course of the series.
  • Depending on the Writer: Exactly how much of a jerk Pete is varies depending on the episode. In stories where he's the main antagonist, he's completely, comedically unlikable, making it even easier for the audience to root for his downfall. In stories where Pete is just along for the ride, swept up in the madness like everyone else, he's written as a mean but not unreasonable man who serves as Goofy's cynical foil and his begrudging frenemy.
  • Demoted to Extra: In A Goofy Movie where he's only in about a third of the scenes, but especially the sequel, where he's only in two scenes.
  • Didn't Think This Through: Pete’s schemes will usually backfire due to something he didn’t really consider.
  • Distressed Dude: There are quite a few episodes throughout the series where Pete winds up in some sort of peril by the climax and needs to be rescued by the other cast members. Like being chased by a man-eating shark in "Cabana Fever", or being tied to an out-of-control plane (with Goofy hanging onto him) in "Hot Air", or falling several stories towards his doom in a dangerous stunt gone wrong in "Terminal Pete", or almost drowning in an underground tunnel in "Fool's Gold", or being tormented by ghosts for hours (alongside Goofy) in "Hallow-Weenies", or being trapped inside an out-of-control tank in "Major Goof", or almost drowning in the ocean in "Where There’s A Will, There’s A Goof", or being trapped at a fly’s size when a whole swarm of other flies want him dead in "Come Fly With Me", or getting stuck inside an active volcano in "Peg O’ The Jungle". Arguably, the most notable example is "The Good, The Bad & The Goofy", where Pete is kidnapped by criminals early on, spends most of the episode as their hostage, and is eventually rescued by Goofy.
  • Doting Parent: He generally spoils Pistol and never punishes her, but he's not doting towards PJ at all.
  • Easily Forgiven: A downplayed example. Despite all the times Pete has lied to him or betrayed him, Goofy rarely ever holds much of a grudge against him in the long run, or considers writing him off for good as a friend. In the short run, Goofy does sometimes decide to get some well-deserved payback on Pete instead of letting universal karma do all the work, like the endings of "Wrecks, Lies & Videotape", "A Goof Of The People" and "Goof Under My Roof".
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Maybe not truly "evil", but obviously one of the meanest characters in the series, and also has a very low voice, especially compared to his son.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He genuinely does love Peg and will do anything to stop the risks of her leaving him.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: As mean as he is to PJ, he’s not going to deliberately physically abuse him.
  • Expressive Ears: Pete's ears tend to fall flat against his head whenever he's shocked or upset about something, and perk right up again whenever he's excited or feeling devious about his latest con.
  • Fat and Skinny: The fat to Goofy's skinny. He's played as the cynical leader.
  • Fatal Flaw:
    • Pride. Pete considers himself to be a rugged survivalist and a savvy, successful businessman, so he always assumes that he knows best. Whenever Goofy and PJ try to warn him about how one of his plans could go wrong, he usually gives them the brush-off under the belief that he has everything under control (which is almost never the case). He also tries to keep serious psychological problems that are gnawing away at him a secret from the rest of his family, to avoid looking weak, until they've grown so large that he can't possibly hide them anymore.
    • Greed. Pete loves money, and his lust for it is usually his greatest motivator during episodes where he's an antagonist. On a few occasions like "Fool's Gold", this trait has actually put his life in danger, and on a few other occasions like "Where There's A Will, There’s A Goof" and "Partners In Grime", it's ironically been exploited against him by other untrustworthy people like himself.
    Goofy: Petey, what's more important? Your money, or your life?! ...Well?!
    Pete: I'm thinking! I'm thinking!
  • Fat Bastard: A big Jerkass and one of the two fattest characters in the series.
  • Financial Abuse: Repeatedly harms PJ financially, whether by stealing/withholding money, using him as free advertising, or forcing him to do hard labor for nothing or essentially nothing. He'll occasionally do the first two things to Pistol as well.
  • Foil: To Goofy. Goofy is cheerful, naive, optimistic, earnest and friendly, while Pete is grumpy, cynical, sneaky, manipulative and gruff.
  • Four-Philosophy Ensemble: The cynic, because he's both generally antagonistic and negative.
  • Freudian Excuse: He had one for becoming so angry about "When the Saints Go Marching In" in "Dr. Horatio's Magic Orchestra" and one for wanting to tear down the mini-golf in "Tee for Two", but the biggest example is that much of his animosity towards Goofy (and by extension, Max) stems from Goofy accidentally making Pete lose the big football game in high school.
  • Goofy Print Underwear: When his underwear is exposed it is usually a pair of brightly-colored boxers with hearts on it.
  • Grumpy Bear: Even at his most agreeable, Pete’s default mood tends to be ‘grumpy’ and he’s easily the surliest one of the four main characters - he’s usually quick to complain whenever something goes wrong for them.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Pete is frequently shown to have a short and explosive temper, especially whenever Goofy is involved, and sometimes doing something seemingly innocuous can set him off, which might explain why PJ is so afraid of him.
  • Happily Married: A few episodes do draw attention to this, and Pete does really love Peg, to the point where the idea that his marriage could be threatened is one of the few things that can get him to straighten up and jump into action.
  • Hate Sink: He’s not villainous like in other Disney media and he provides some of the funniest lines in the show, but his mean personality and poor treatment of the other characters makes his schemes' failures all the more satisfying, along with his Chew Toy status. Downplayed in that Pete does have some, albeit infrequent, intentionally sympathetic moments and he does have his standards. It’s really more of a case of Depending on the Writer.
  • Henpecked Husband: Sometimes Peg can be very pushy with him. How sympathetic he is in this department depends on the episode, but usually Peg has a very good reason for her behavior (such as trying to protect her children).
  • Hey, You!: Pete hardly ever uses Max’s name as he just refers to him as “The Goof Kid.”
  • Honest John's Dealership: He runs "Honest Pete's Used Cars", which sells broken if not useless cars.
  • Hypocrite: He holds other people to standards he doesn't even try to reach himself and will freely insult people for seeming to possess character flaws he also has. One of the biggest examples is the fact that he's shown to be afraid of heights on multiple occasions and lies to PJ about it, guilt-tripping him for being a "phony" and for being afraid of heights himself in "From Air to Eternity".
  • Hypocritical Heartwarming: Sure, he can push PJ around and publicly humiliate him all he wants, but if someone outside his family does it it's completely unacceptable, even if it's an accident.
  • Ignored Epiphany: He spends the latter half of "Axed By Addition" trying to apologize to PJ for being selfish while in succession, choosing self-preservation over redemption, changing his mind as soon as he realizes PJ faked being sick, and immediately forgetting the lesson he learned.
  • It's All About Me: He generally doesn't even consider how anyone else will be affected by his behavior, just whether it's good for him in the end.
  • It's All My Fault: One of the few times he takes accountability for anything in the series is during the climax of "Window Pains", where Pete's jealousy of his own wife's success winds up setting off a chain reaction of events that puts Peg, Goofy and himself in danger of falling to their doom from 50,000 feet up. Pete admits how much of a fool he's been and tries to apologize just before they hit the ground. Peg, naturally, is still furious with him and he is not Easily Forgiven for the consequences.
  • Jerkass: He is simultaneously a Cranky Neighbor, a Toxic Friend, an Abusive Parent, a Manipulative Bastard, a Hypocrite, and a scam artist.
  • Jerkass Has a Point:
    • Pete is not entirely wrong about Goofy being an incompetent fool.
    • Even though he didn't have the best intentions and came off as a jerk, he does bring to light about Max duping Goofy by changing the directions of the map in the hot tub. When Goofy says he doesn't need to check the map and he knows Max loves him, Pete says "my son respects me". Whether he's mistaking P.J.'s fear of him as respect or not, he makes a valid point, he's not questioning Max's love for his father, he's questioning his respect for him.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: An infrequent occurrence, but he would be written this way when the writers were feeling generous. His Pet the Dog moments at the end of "Tee for Two" and during "Puppy Love", his various Papa Wolf moments throughout the series, and his Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other moments with Peg are some of the best examples of this.
  • Lack of Empathy: He sees the other characters most often as means to an end and either doesn't notice or doesn't care how much anguish he causes any of them until something drastic happens, and even then it's more about him trying to keep them in his life than actually caring how they feel. He does display empathy to the little boy who lost at mini-golf in "Tee for Two", however.
  • Large Ham: He's fairly subdued when he's in control... but if he starts to lose even a little, he steals the show with his hamminess. He's prone to having stress-related meltdowns that can be very overdramatic, like the one in "Axed By Addition".
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Whatever it is Pete does wrong, you can bet he'll end up suffering for it.
  • Laughably Evil: He’s a jerk and all, but Jim Cummings portrays him pretty humorously.
  • Lazy Bum: If he wants something done, he usually chooses between tricking Goofy into doing it for him or enslaving PJ (and occasionally also Max). If he's feeling a bit more generous to PJ, he'll actually bribe him and Pistol into doing the work for him. He will whine whenever Peg expects him to do something, and will blatantly criticize anyone else for being lazy.
  • Lazy Husband: He gets upset whenever Peg asks him to do something, while taking for granted that she will do the housework. However, he is more often seen deliberately pushing around his son and neighbor than his wife. In "Mrs. Spoonerville" Pete tries to avert this... but fails, and eventually resorts to bribing his children to do the housework for him, which he is then called out on.
  • Like Father, Unlike Son: Pete is dishonest, arrogant, and nasty, unlike PJ.
  • Made of Iron: Similar to Goofy, Pete has shrugged off a number of Amusing Injuries throughout the series that would kill an ordinary person - like having an entire house fall on him in "Unreal Estate" - without taking on any lasting damage, though there have been some notable exceptions, like the ending of "Terminal Pete".
  • Malaproper: To the point that in "Good Neighbor Goof", PJ emulates his attitude (so that he can be friends with Max) and adds the malapropisms.
  • Manchild: As much as he likes to rag on Goofy for his foolishness and childlike demeanor, he's shown to be just as emotionally immature as his neighbor, if not more so, with his lazy, prideful, bullying personality - which is why there are several episodes devoted to the two of them feuding. This is especially highlighted in "Goof Under My Roof", where a property dispute between Goofy and Pete rapidly devolves into the two of them fighting like school boys, destroying as many of each other's things as possible, and finally tossing trash at each other for hours - in front of their children.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He manipulates his neighbors and his son on multiple occasions, which changes style depending on their weaknesses. This is Lampshaded in "Fool's Gold:"
    Goofy: Trust me!
    Pete: Well, okay... but you better not mean what I mean when I say that!
    • He meets his match in "Goofs Of A Feather", when he clashes with the head of a duck clan who manages to outcon him for the bulk of the episode.
  • Miles Gloriosus: He claims he used to be a champion wrestler in "The Incredible Bulk", and that he has done countless acrobatic feats in "From Air to Eternity." He makes these up completely just for bragging purposes, and they do come to bite him in the butt later.
  • Must Make Amends: On the rare occasions when Pete's conscience catches up to him and he starts to feel guilty about his actions, he generally takes on this mindset about repairing the damage that might have been done.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: In a few episodes like "Axed By Addition", "Wrecks, Lies & Videotape", "Window Pains" and "Goofs Of A Feather", he more or less breaks down with guilt when he realizes his actions have gone too far and had damaging consequences, or he’s led to believe that they have. In "Axed By Addition" and "Goofs Of A Feather", this attack of conscience from Pete lasts until he realizes he’s been deceived.
  • Not So Different: From Max. He clearly thinks Max is inferior, but the truth is Max has the same level of guile, ambition, and leadership that Pete does. In "O, R-V, I N-V U," Pete does see the similarities between him and Max, and their relationship ends up working a little too well.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: Whenever Pete starts to behave out of character because of fear or some other trigger, it generally doesn't take long for the people around him to notice.
    • In both "Terminal Pete" and "For Pete's Sake", PJ is confused by his father's change of attitude towards him, being much more friendly and attentive than usual, which is secretly because Pete believes he's going to die.
    • In "Rally Round The Goof", it only takes a day or two for Peg, PJ and Pistol to realize Pete is acting really timid and spastic all the time because he's become insanely superstitious, which they all have a lot of fun needling him about, before Peg eventually decides to have a serious talk with him to try to restore her husband's confidence.
    • Likewise, in "Dr. Horatio's Magic Orchestra", Peg slowly begins to suspect there's something seriously wrong with him as he has increasingly unhinged and disproportionate reactions to "When The Saints Go Marching In", until she eventually forces him to come clean about his baggage with the song and face his problems.
  • Papa Wolf: When PJ isn't in life-threatening danger, Pete is distant towards him at best and a total Jerkass at worst. But when he is (at least as far as Pete knows), Pete becomes very concerned and does everything he can to save him. He also shows this attitude towards Pistol in "Three Ring Bind."
  • Parental Favoritism: When PJ and Pistol are in focus, Pete invariably treats PJ like dirt and Pistol like a princess (or is implied to). When PJ and Pistol are not in focus, Pete usually treats them equally... both with either negligence or civil distance. But in the many episodes where he mistreats exactly one child, regardless of focus, it's always PJ.
  • The Patriarch: He's the manly man who runs the house, takes tyrannical authority over his Nice Guy son while holding him to high expectations, and seems to believe that his son deserves to be treated by a different standard than his wife and daughter. He's also quick to jump into action any time anyone in his family is in danger.
  • Properly Paranoid: He spends the bulk of "The Good, The Bad & The Goofy" worrying about all the destruction Goofy can cause, going so far as to accuse him of being cursed, despite Peg reassuring him that he's being ridiculous. In the episode's final scene, his fears are shown to be not entirely unfounded, when Goofy accidentally blows up Peg and Pete's house - with them still inside it.
  • Rated M for Manly: Most of Pete's interests in the series are of the traditionally masculine variety - like hunting, fishing, grilling, racing, and football - partly for fun, and partly to cultivate the strong, manly man image that Pete desires.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: Pete has purple pajamas and pink bunny slippers. And the luxury sports car he wanted in one episode was colored Cherry Pink.
  • Sanity Slippage: This trope has happened to him several times in the series like "Close Encounters Of The Weird Mime", where he comes to believe Spoonerville is being invaded by aliens and he starts to crack really fast; or a gag in "Cabana Fever", where he hallucinates that everyone on a plane is Goofy; or his prolonged meltdown in "To Catch A Goof", where he eventually goes delirious with hunger after he tried to go a day without eating. But the most notable example has to be "For Pete's Sake", where Pete (as a result of his sneakiness backfiring on him) comes to believe someone, somewhere is plotting his imminent demise. He spends most of that episode thinking someone close to him is going to betray him, and his rising paranoia causes him to steadily go mad and isolate himself. His friends and family become increasingly aware of this transformation and are disturbed by it, even if they don't understand what's causing it until the episode's end.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: He has tried on multiple occasions to use his money to push his own selfish agenda. "Tee for Two" is a big example, where he almost managed to get the mini-golf course torn down just because he was a sore loser.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man:
    • The manly man to PJ's sensitive guy. He has a deep voice, stereotypically manly interests, and an aggressive personality.
    • To a lesser extent, Pete also has this dynamic with Goofy. While Pete is loud, crass and macho, Goofy is thoughtful, sensitive, and is shown to indulge in several traditionally feminine hobbies. Case in point, during their high school days, Pete was a star football player while Goofy was a proud member of the cheerleading team.
  • Slimeball: He's a narcissistic Manipulative Bastard, who simultaneously tries to feign trustworthiness around others and behaves in a very uncouth manner.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: Pete is convinced that he is smarter than everyone else when in many ways he's in the bottom two, and in general a far better catch than he actually is. He also seems to believe that his bad-to-mediocre parenting is worth sharing or winning awards for as shown in A Goofy Movie and "Meanwhile, Back at the Ramp."
  • Spotlight-Stealing Squad: Despite the fact that the show is called Goof Troop and for the most part has an ensemble cast, Pete has more focus episodes than anyone else does, mainly because he's both a Manipulative Bastard and The Chew Toy. However, he suffers Demoted to Extra worst in the movies of the Rotating Protagonists.
  • Stout Strength: A physically strong person, although he is also very lazy.
  • Suddenly SHOUTING!: Due to his Hair-Trigger Temper, Large Ham personality, and not-so-secret yellow streak, Pete spends a good chunk of the series screaming his head off about something, often with little to no warning.
  • Tears of Remorse: He tends to shed a few of these whenever he has a My God, What Have I Done? moment, like when he comes to believe that hunting a duck against everyone's wishes has left the duck's family homeless and defenseless in "Goofs Of A Feather".
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Whenever Goofy and Pete have to put aside their differences and work together to get out of trouble, Goofy can usually accept it pretty easily, while Pete will gripe and grumble about their predicament every step of the way. One notable example is "Goof Fellas", where the two men have to outwit murderous gangsters who are out for their heads.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: Due to Laser-Guided Karma and his status as The Chew Toy, Pete's self-serving schemes never work out for him: at best, he walks away from the experience with nothing to show for it, and at worst, he's dealt a humiliating defeat. Every once in a while though, Pete does manage to score a win: usually when he's cast in a more sympathetic role, or when he's pit against a rival who isn't Goofy, like in "Major Goof", "Rally Round The Goof" and "Gymnauseum".
  • Token Evil Teammate: As noted in Adaptational Heroism, Pete is not an evil or heartless character in this series, but he is the most consistently mean and self-centered member of the gang compared to the other main characters like Goofy The Pollyanna, Max the Jerk with a Heart of Gold, or PJ the Nice Guy. Many of the problems that arise in this series stem from Pete trying to do something sneaky or duplicitous behind everyone else's backs and failing at it badly, like “Waste Makes Haste”, where he tries to get rich without the others knowing and they aren't happy in the slightest to discover he was holding out on them when the truth comes out later.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Downplayed. While Pete never stops being a jerk, he is considerably more friendly to Goofy in the movies, and has seemingly mellowed out a bit. He gives Goofy fatherly advice (albeit bad advice) and reaches out to him as a friend, often with no obvious benefit to himself aside from companionship.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: In A Goofy Movie, he gives Goofy parenting tips, which generally make his relationship with Max worse, unsurprisingly given their respective parenting archetypes.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: With Peg, who is much more beautiful than he is both inside and out.
  • Unknown Rival: One-sided competition on his part defines his relationship with Goofy.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Goofy, although Pete's the only one who's actively antagonistic. The two of them are frenemies who often compete against each other or go on crazy adventures together in the main series, though they seem to have grown closer in the follow-up films.
  • Wanted a Gender-Conforming Child: Pete regularly pushes PJ into doing manly activities such as playing team sports, going camping, or acting tough to impress a girl, which he invariably hates, fails horribly at, or both.
  • White Gloves: Just like all versions of the character.

    Peter "PJ" Pete Jr. 
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PJ in Goof Troop
Click here to see him as a teen in A Goofy Movie 
Click here to see him as a young adult in An Extremely Goofy Movie 

Voiced by Rob Paulsen (English), Urara Takano (Japanese), Fernando Manzano (Latin American Spanish/TV series and movie 1), Eduardo Garza (Latin American Spanish/movie 2), Alexis Tomassian (French)

The anxious, soft-spoken and long-suffering son of Pete and Peg and brother of Pistol. He is the next door neighbor of the Goof family and Max's best friend. He is often dragged into Max's schemes as a sidekick. In A Goofy Movie, he befriends Bobby. In An Extremely Goofy Movie, he gets together with Beret Girl.


  • Acrofatic: Very overweight, but decent at skateboarding, biking, sledding, and dancing, able to run nearly as fast as Max, and able to make risky jumps when the situation calls for it.
  • Affectionate Nickname: A fun variant. PJ is already only known by his initials, but Max likes to combine them and call him 'Peej' as a symbol of their friendship.
  • Alliterative Name: His first and last name begin with "P".
  • Ambiguous Disorder: His characterisation as a anxious and insecure Bad Liar with Extreme Doormat tendencies, poor social skills and a monotone voice, who is also passive, emotional and very loyal to his only friend Max suggest that he has some sort of mental disorder, though it is never specified what it is.
  • Bad Liar: Usually he will not even consider lying a possibility, attempt to find a way to technically not lie, evade the direct questions entirely, or come up with a ridiculous explanation such as "I'm trying to see how hot I can make my knees!" (Of course, Goofy believed him about that one anyway). As Pete puts it in "To Heir Is Human", his problem is "a bad habit of telling the truth." Any time a lie helps PJ reach his goal, it's entirely Max's doing.
  • Beatnik: Seems "New PJ" assimilated to Beret Girl by incorporating her mannerisms and fashion sense.
  • Beauty Equals Goodness: Downplayed. While his body doesn't look any better than his father's, when it comes to their faces, there's no contest.
  • Because You Were Nice to Me: His Undying Loyalty to Max blossoms because Max went out of his way to show him compassion and even help him out of his situation by providing him with a chance to play, respite from his chores, and a friend.
  • Being Good Sucks: ...Because if you're aware enough to be consistently selfless, gentle, and patient on purpose then everyone will treat you like an Extreme Doormat, The Drag-Along and a No Respect Guy.
  • Beleaguered Assistant: Sometimes PJ is the only reason Max is alive, and he gets basically no credit. How okay he is with his position depends on the episode, but sometimes he openly complains the entire time.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: A textbook Gentle Giant, with some Extreme Doormat tendencies too... but on a few occasions, even he goes for revenge.
  • Be Yourself: In "Puppy Love", PJ develops his first major crush on a girl, and his various attempts to talk to her wind up becoming way more convoluted and messy than they needed to be, due to his insecurities and his friends and family's meddling. Eventually, PJ decides an honest, straightforward approach is the best one, and Peg even says the trope name word for word when she wishes her son luck on his last attempt.
  • Big Brother Instinct: PJ considers his little sister, Pistol, to be a nuisance more often than not, but he still steps in to try to help her or keep her safe from harm whenever he thinks she's getting into some serious trouble (notable examples include "Hot Air", "Three Ring Bind" and "Pistolgeist").
  • Big Eater: Shows up as a background trait in "Lethal Goofin'", "Axed by Addition", and "Big City Blues", and is often discussed through short jokes like this line from An Extremely Goofy Movie:
    Max: Hey, Peej, isn't ten hot dogs enough? Pass 'em over here!
  • Big Fun: He develops into a mild version in An Extremely Goofy Movie, when the experience of going away to college gives him an opportunity to come out of his shell. He's still introverted and down-to-earth... but now he's not afraid to cut loose in public.
  • Birds of a Feather: He and Beret Girl both care more about personality than looks, have a somewhat negative attitude, and are interested in beatnik poetry. He and Rose Deckenbloom are both sweet and incredibly timid, and understand what it's like to be belittled.
  • Book Dumb: He is repeatedly in danger of failing classes, has no sense of direction, and has difficulty reading the manuals he insists people should read, but he also has more common sense and creative prowess (which was a Hidden Depth) than most of the other characters.
  • Break the Cutie: PJ's a sweetheart, with more awareness and volatile emotions than Goofy, so naturally in almost every episode he plays a major role in, something or someone is making him miserable. Between Pete's abuse, Max's dangerous schemes, outside threats, and tragic misunderstandings, it's rare to see him not being broken.
  • Brutal Honesty: In a lot of ways, PJ has a more blunt personality than Max does, since sugarcoating things really isn't his style, and he's given his share of savage lines throughout the series, like his thoughts about Max's plan in "Slightly Dinghy".
    Max: (smarmily) Aw, Peej. Fishing with your dad. What could be more fun?
    PJ: Eating glass.
    • There's also this exchange from "Talent To The Max", about Max's skills as a magician.
    Max: (excited) Are we gonna ace this school talent show or what? We're gonna have those judges screaming!
    PJ: (dryly) Yeah, right for the exits.
    Max: But my dad just said-
    PJ: Hey, when that's all your dad can say, man, you know you stink.
    Max: Stink?
    PJ: Like a skunk with B.O.
  • Bully Hunter: PJ, of all characters, becomes one in "Lethal Goofin'", when Max decides they should both join their school's safety patrol and take down bullies that have been extorting kids in the neighborhood. PJ is both a Shrinking Violet and a Gentle Giant so he's extremely resistant to the idea at first, but as the episode progresses, he starts to gain confidence and finds that bringing justice to all the little guys in town who have been taken advantage of is rather rewarding.
  • Butt-Monkey: Not only does he suffer some physical harm as a result of clumsiness or other characters' malice or inattentiveness (which admittedly happens less to him than his dad or his best friend's dad), he is constantly pushed around, ignored, insulted, and betrayed for reasons that are nonexistent, flimsy, or totally false. This is played seriously and eventually rectified. See No Respect Guy.
  • Calling the Old Man Out: Like the rest of his family, PJ lets his father know he's very disappointed in him for the consequences of his actions in "Goofs Of A Feather". In "Waste Makes Haste", PJ is also the first one to catch on to Pete's deception (trying to hog a millionaire's reward money all to himself) and angrily call him out on it.
  • The Cassandra: PJ, both overly honest and the Only Sane Man, has his comments disbelieved or dismissed far more often than they should be. See No Respect Guy.
  • Cats Are Mean: Averted. He’s Pete’s son, but he does not take after him in any way. He’s a sweet and polite young man.
  • Cats Are Snarkers: He has a pretty dry sense of humor and he does not pass up a chance to take the wind out of Max's sails when the two of them are bickering about something.
  • Character Development: The pilot episode makes it apparent that PJ had a pretty sad and lonely life before the start of the series, thanks to a two-way combo of his father being a total control freak at home, and the boy lacking any friends in town. When the Goofs move to Spoonerville, Max encourages him to embrace the more wacky and spontaneous parts of life and enjoy the whole experience of being a kid. And while PJ's shyness and his cynicism remains a core part of his personality, he does steadily become a more sassy, plucky and fun-loving character over the course of the series. This transformation comes to a head in An Extremely Goofy Movie, when a young adult PJ decides to reinvent himself during his college experience.
  • Chromatic Arrangement: In An Extremely Goofy Movie, he's the uptight blue with Max (red) and Bobby (green).
  • Comic Trio: During the "Stand Out" stunt, with Max (leader) and Bobby (follower), he plays the powerless protesting party. Played With in that it took less to get him involved than it did Bobby.
  • The Cutie: He’s Max’s shy and soft-spoken best friend and the polar opposite of his father.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Generally a more covert example when it comes to parent-snarking, but he's usually willing to snark to Max's face, and on some occasions to Pete's as well.
    Pete: (cackling) He thought I was from military intelligence!
    PJ: Now that's a pretty scary concept.
  • The Dog Bites Back: It takes a lot to make PJ truly angry, but in a few episodes where Pete finally pushes him too far, PJ decides to retaliate and get some well-deserved payback. Said payback can range from leaving his father to reap the rewards of his latest scheme backfiring on him, to actively setting him up for some humiliation ("And Baby Makes Three", "From Air To Eternity").
    Max: Peej, don't you think we should tell somebody that's your dad in the cage?
    PJ: (grinning) Yeah, but not right away. Cause I want to make sure he remembers this the next time he tries to get out of paying us for shoveling snow.
    The two boys chuckle in agreement.
  • The Drag-Along: PJ is one of the only members of the gang who's self-aware enough to realize their wacky misadventures every week inevitably go south, and when they do, there's usually a whole lot of pain coming for everyone involved. He's almost always reluctant to join Max on his plans, but he always does so anyway. Lampshaded in "Slightly Dinghy" in the second half of the Gilligan Cut.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: He suffers more emotional pain during the series and first movie than any other character, but in the second movie gets a lot of overdue character development, comes out of his shell, and gets the ending he needs and deserves.
  • The Eeyore: He is often understandably gloomy, and his pessimism can manifest in despair, especially in his focus episodes and the pilot, but he can tread closer to a remarkably compassionate Stepford Snarker when he's partnered with Max.
  • Energetic and Soft-Spoken Duo: The shy and reserved introvert to his hyperactive Motor Mouth sister, Pistol, on the show, and his and Max's party animal friend, Bobby, in the movies.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Inverted. He is extremely kind and, as becomes clear by the second movie if not the first, a countertenor.
  • Expressive Ears: Like his father, the state of PJ's ears tend to correlate with his mood: resting low against his head whenever he's feeling glum, and standing tall and proud whenever he's in high spirits.
  • Extreme Doormat: Usually does everything that both Max and Pete tell him to, often reluctantly and unhappily, but with no resistence to speak of. Averted when Beware the Nice Ones comes up.
  • Fat and Skinny: The fat to Max's skinny. He's played as a pessimistic critic of Max's plans.
  • Fat Best Friend: The insecure pal to Max, almost exclusively, primarily not for his weight, though the other types (confident and wacky) show up rarely, either when he's alone with Max and Bobby or after his Character Development, the first more than the second.
  • Foil: To Bobby. While PJ is rather quiet, cautious, and rather reluctant to join Max on his schemes, Bobby is eagerly willing to participate in them, has a louder and more masculine voice, and is more reckless. Incidentally, he's the one who ends up with Beret Girl in the end in contrast to Bobby who is too impulsive to successfully get Beret Girl to not turn him down.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The cautious and dutiful responsible to Pistol's bratty and rambunctious foolish.
  • Four-Philosophy Ensemble: The realist, where despite having a downbeat and gloomy attitude most of the time, he's purely well-intentioned and tries to balance his demeanor out by being a good friend to Max.
  • Friendless Background: Max and PJ were eleven when they first met, and PJ states in "Goodbye Mr. Goofy" that Max is the Only Friend he's ever had. When combined with his insecurities and the state of his home life, Max becoming his Living Emotional Crutch was close to inevitable.
  • Gender Equals Breed: Resembles his father more than his mother.
  • Gentle Giant: One of the two fattest (and three biggest) characters in the series, he is completely passive, sensitive, and kind. He rarely ever puts his own self-interest above that of another character.
  • Has a Type: Though he has infrequently shown mild attraction to other characters, he only ever falls head-over-heels in love with girls who recite poetry in front of him. The way they look seems to be entirely moot.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: He's extremely close friends with Max in the show and the first movie. In the second movie, Bobby joins their group.
  • Hidden Depths: Due to his insecurities, there are quite a few traits that don't surface often - despite being a more cautious kid than Max, PJ does enjoy a good bit of mischief himself; he can pull off incredible feats of bravery whenever his friends or his family need his help; and when he gets tired of being pushed around or taken advantage of, he can pull off a good revenge plan with the best of them. Although the most prominent example is probably that he's poetically inclined, which even surprised Max, who had been friends with him for seven years when it surfaced, as well as Bobby, who had been friends with him for at least three.
  • Hypercompetent Sidekick: Sometimes PJ is the only reason Max is alive, and he gets basically no credit. How okay he is with his position depends on the episode, and in some episodes he won't complain about it.
  • Ignored Epiphany: In "Puppy Love", PJ decides to put his foot down and comes to the conclusion that he needs to talk to his crush, Rose, directly, instead of beating around the bush all the time or relying on his friends and family's well-meaning but ultimately disastrous ideas of 'helping' him. However, PJ's fear and self-doubt immediately gets the better of him, causing him to walk back on everything he just said and send Max to talk to Rose for him instead - which backfires horribly when Rose becomes smitten with Max instead of him.
  • Insecure Love Interest: He says literally nothing to Beret Girl (being visibly stunned speechless every time) before she starts flirting with him, after which point he recites a poem about how no one notices fat people, no matter how they act. Then after she sympathetically and lovingly responds, asking him to dance, he immediately becomes a lot less insecure.
  • In Touch with His Feminine Side: He's shy, passive, emotional, and very interested in poetry to the point of getting a crush on someone who recited it twice. In contrast, he cannot stand many of the stereotypically "manly" activities his dad wants him to do. Notably, he was asked out by Beret Girl in the second movie.
  • Know When to Fold 'Em: It helps that he's already The Drag-Along of the group, but PJ generally knows when it's time to throw in the towel and save himself some unnecessary trouble on a zany adventure, compared to the other main characters who will ignore any potential danger and push on with their goals out of ignorance (Goofy), stubbornness (Max), or greed (Pete). This trait is especially highlighted in "Slightly Dinghy", where PJ is the first one to want to abandon Max's quest to unearth sunken pirate treasure, when it becomes apparent just how insanely dangerous the trip has become.
  • Let's Get Dangerous!: He has his share of heroic moments. PJ is by nature a pretty fearful and reluctant person, and he would prefer to avoid trouble whenever he can instead of running headlong into it like Max. However, other people needing his help is shown to be a pretty good motivator for PJ pushing aside his fears and getting in touch with his inner courage, like helping Max rescue their parents from being tormented by ghosts in "Hallow-Weenies", confronting Douglas and his flunkies so the boys can foil their plans in "Lethal Goofin'", saving Max from his kidnappers in "O, R-V, I N-V U", and helping his friends rescue Ronald Streudelnossher at their own risk in "Buddy Building".
  • Like Father, Unlike Son: PJ is honest, self-effacing, and friendly, unlike Pete.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: With Beret Girl. They have a lot of things in common, but they also have a few major differences in that Beret Girl is bold, aggressive, and flirtatious, while PJ is a timid, passive Insecure Love Interest. The couple inverts No Guy Wants to Be Chased, as Beret Girl takes the lead at every step in their relationship and PJ enjoys this, in contrast to how Beret Girl was annoyed by Bobby's attempts at flirting moments beforehand. Beret Girl also has a significantly deeper voice than PJ, and is not much shorter, as well as going out of her way to protect him early on.
  • Mega Neko: He's a Gentle Giant cat person.
  • Multiple-Choice Past: Max and PJ's first meeting is shown in the pilot episode, when the Goofs move to Spoonverville, but the series would go on to contradict this plot point many times over when Max, PJ or their parents would reference experiences the boys had had together for years before the start of the series.
  • Nervous Wreck: Often shown to panic or tremble, consistently pessimistic and fearful—occasionally becoming petrified—and very emotionally vulnerable. This is played as an unfortunate result of his upbringing, and he gets significantly better by the end of the second movie.
  • Nice Guy: He is very loyal, honest, helpful, patient, forgiving, and on multiple occasions puts aside his own problems in order to be happy for Max. Unlike Goofy, he is not too dumb to realize he's getting a raw deal, though he doesn't complain about it that much.
  • No Respect Guy: He is one of the only two rational people in the cast along with Peg, his skepticism always loses to Max's optimism, even when he's right, and he is interrupted frequently and falsely accused on multiple occasions despite never doing anything to deserve it. Multiple episodes end with the realization that the plan he reluctantly went along with served no purpose, and many involve some sort of disaster he is unable to prevent because everyone just decides not to listen to him.
  • Not So Above It All: Though he is more mature than Max, Pistol and Bobby most of the time, PJ is a fun-loving boy who has his own moments of wackiness. He has a mischievous streak that surfaces from time to time, like tossing water balloons at Pistol with Max in "You Camp Take It With You", or pranking Max with a water hose when he least expects it in "Queasy Rider". In "Waste Makes Haste", he gets just as wrapped up in the latest, super-competitive family feud between the Goofs and the Petes as everyone else, and in "Goofin' Up The Social Ladder", he's shown to enjoy a televised belching competition just as much as his father and his little sister. His mischievous streak is also touched upon in "Peg O' The Jungle": like Pistol and Max, he really enjoyed helping Peg pull off her elaborate ruse throughout the episode, and he freely admits that he wouldn't mind doing it all over again on his parents' next anniversary - especially if they get to travel to somewhere else cool and exciting.
  • Only Friend: Until the boys start to get pretty chummy with Bobby in the movies, PJ is this to Max. Like PJ, Max hates the idea of them being forcibly separated, and "Buddy Building" in particular emphasizes how much PJ's friendship means to Max, when he grows depressed about the idea of them growing apart as friends.
  • Only Known by Initials: Because he shares his father's name. Played for Laughs in "Cabana Fever" where Pistol refers to him as "a certain someone whose initials are P.J."
  • Only Sane Man: Of the characters who go on the most adventures, he is the only one with any common sense: Max is a Fearless Fool, Goofy is Too Dumb to Live, Bobby is a Cloudcuckoolander, and Pete is too busy thinking about what will happen if his plans work to notice what will happen if they don't. He's The Drag-Along for a reason.
  • Out of Focus: In the first movie, he's only in about a third of the scenes and has very few lines and little screentime in most of those, though he is a main character again in the sequel, unlike his dad.
  • Put on a Bus: He was given a similar treatment to his buddy Max after the franchise as a whole wrapped up. He was last seen in An Extremely Goofy Movie in 2000, never making an appearance in House of Mouse or Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas. Like Max, he does have a blink-and-you'll-miss-it cameo in a photograph in DuckTales (2017), implying that the two boys still grew up besides each other and had adventures together in the continuity of that series.
  • Repetitive Name: Like all the examples on the show, he is never actually referred to by his fall name—the fullest it ever gets is "Pete Jr." and we know his last name from context.
  • Rude Hero, Nice Sidekick: PJ is the more polite, honest, and forgiving sidekick to the sly, somewhat selfish, and, at times, insensitive hero Max.
  • Same Character, but Different: P.J. actually made his debut in the 1940s short, “Bellboy Donald.” Ironically, he is portrayed as bratty and conniving, while his father is portrayed as a polite gentlemen.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man:
    • The sensitive guy to Pete's manly man. He has a high voice, generally unmanly interests, and a mostly passive personality.
    • He’s also the sensitive guy to Max’s manly man. While Max is outgoing and enthusiastic, PJ is very introverted and cautious.
  • Shipper on Deck: Very supportive of Max's relationship with Roxanne.
  • Shrinking Violet: He doesn't have enough courage to make friends with anyone other than Max (who opened up to him first) or Bobby (who seemed to meet him through Max), he is typically timid as a mouse around Pete, he needs someone to help him out both times he gets a crush on a girl because he's too petrified to ask her out, and he is very self-effacing. He gets significantly more confident after Beret Girl asks him to dance.
  • Sibling Rivalry: PJ tends to bicker and squabble with his Annoying Younger Sibling Pistol quite often, which shows up as a running gag throughout the show. In "Inspector Goofy", he jokes about how his family could always sell Pistol for money if they needed to; in "You Camp Take It With You", he and Max leap at the chance to toss water balloons at her for fun; and in "Hot Air", he and Max are both quite dismissive of Pistol's attempts to cut in on their fun, which winds up backfiring when she wanders off and gets into some mischief of her own. With that much having been said, episodes like "Goodbye Mr. Goofy", "And Baby Makes Three", "Peg O' The Jungle" and "Three Ring Bind" make it clear that PJ and Pistol can put aside their differences and work together for a good cause whenever they need to, and in "Pistolgeist", PJ gains a greater understanding of his sister's interests.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: He's shy, melancholy, prudent, and nice, unlike his sister Pistol.
  • Sir Not-Appearing-in-This-Trailer: In the trailer for A Goofy Movie, though Roxanne and Pete weren't much better off.
  • The So-Called Coward: He's very cautious, pessimistic and shy, and Pete repeatedly calls him names relating to cowardice... but he has risked his life on multiple occasions to protect Max, and has also helped Max to rescue their parents from danger on at least one occasion ("Hallow-Weenies").
  • Stepford Snarker: A remarkably compassionate variation in some episodes when he's paired up with Max, where he snarks the hardest when Max is either treating him inconsiderately or involving Pete with something, though in his own focus episodes he's more likely to be The Eeyore.
  • Stout Strength: Though he doesn't think of himself as very strong, he has fought off bullies before, and his father makes him do a lot of manual labor which is pretty intense.
  • Straight Man and Wise Guy: A mostly mutual relationship with Max, though he's more likely to be the straight man due to his cautiousness.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Aside from some differences in their faces and head shapes, PJ looks like a miniature version of his father. Their personalities are completely different, however.
  • Took a Level in Cheerfulness: When Max befriends him in the pilot, he becomes less depressed, though still not particularly happy, and his outlook on the world continues to steadily brighten in the series that follows. In the movie, he retains his shyness, but acts a bit more laid-back. Then after Beret Girl chooses him over Bobby in An Extremely Goofy Movie, he becomes much more confident, much more willing to show his true colors, much calmer (except for when he relapses), and much more enthusiastic. Most importantly of all, his life satisfaction level completely reverses from the beginning of the movie.
  • Totally Radical: As both a kid and a teenager, PJ speaks with a very thick, late 80's / early 90's Californian accent, courtesy of Rob Paulsen, and uses a lot of slang that's fitting for a skateboarder.
    PJ: So, do I get the feeling you don't dig this babe?
  • Undying Loyalty: To Max. Shown very clearly in "O R-V, I N-V U", "Talent to the Max", and "Tub Be or Not Tub Be", all of which involve Max either ignoring or deliberately dumping him (with reasons only the audience knows are false), and PJ going out of his way to help Max anyway. When Max considers transferring to another school, PJ snaps out of his beatnik persona and begs Max not to do it.
  • The Unfavorite: His mother does treat him fairly, but his father outright abuses him (and is strict with him even on a good day) while spoiling his sister.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: In some episodes PJ will try and fail to make Pete proud, mainly because Pete's standards are generally unrealistic to meet if not hypocritical, completely impossible, or nonexistent/illusory.
  • White Gloves: Just like his father, except that sometimes he would not wear them on the show.
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    Peg Pete 
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Voiced by: April Winchell (English), Kazue Komiya (Japanese), Angela Villanueva (Latin American Spanish), Françoise Cadol (French)

The wise and influential wife of Pete and mother of PJ and Pistol. She is the next door neighbor to the Goof family. She serves as a supporting role on the show. She isn't present in the movies.


  • Action Mom: To an extent, but she is capable of punching out a guy twice her size. According to Pete in "Peg Of The Jungle", she lifts weights at the gym and has a black belt in karate.
  • Alliterative Name: Named after a deliberately alliterative incarnation of Pete.
  • Almighty Mom: Can tell off her misbehaving children, her husband, and outside threats as simply as glaring and yelling a line.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: Her mood changes quickly in practically every episode.
  • Ambiguous Situation: Peg and her daughter Pistol never appear in A Goofy Movie or An Extremely Goofy Movie, not even when PJ disembarks for college in the latter film, due to the filmmmakers being unable to come up with a role for them. Because Peg is never acknowledged once in either movie, it's anyone's guess whether she's simply doing her own thing offscreen, or if she and Pete split up offscreen during the Time Skip between the series and the movies.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: Pete and Peg have a few of these moments, "Gymnauseum" and "Peg o' the Jungle" in particular, where Pete goes out of his way to please her.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Peg is usually a pretty friendly, welcoming, sensible woman. If you invoke her fury, though? At best, she will verbally rip you to shreds, and at worse, she will hurt you - as Tan Roadster discovered when she walked in on him shoving down her husband.
  • Cats Are Snarkers: When you're the Only Sane Woman, it's kind of hard not to be. Both Pete and Goofy find themselves on her receiving end, though Pete tends to get it more.
  • Fiery Redhead: Has one hell of a temper, but only when there's reasonable cause to think wrongdoing is occurring.
  • Fur Bikini: In "Peg o' the Jungle", she wears one as part of her jungle queen costume.
  • Girly Bruiser: Has almost exclusively traditionally feminine interests but is physically tough enough to punch out guys twice her size.
  • Good Parents: Despite often being busy, Peg will not hesitate to step into action when she notices her husband acting out of line in regards to her children.
  • Happily Married: Kinda. Her and Pete don't have the most stable of marriages, but Peg makes it very clear on numerous occasions that she does genuinely love him, and wouldn't trade him for anything else. He may be a jerk, but he's her jerk.
  • Impossible Hourglass Figure: Peg is probably among the curviest females in Disney history, with hips wider than her shoulders and a bust that, whilst not as wide as her hips, still exceeds her shoulders.
  • Jerkass Ball: While she is one of the most moral characters on the show, even she has had her moments, most notably in "Goofing Up The Social Ladder" where she forces her entire family to go along her own Zany Scheme in order for her to impress a socialite and join her country club.
  • Large Ham: That’s one thing that she and Pete seem to have in common. They’re always chewing the scenery.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: According to herself in "Wrecks, Lies, and Videotape", her most powerful weapon is her voice. And yes, it packs a punch.
  • Mama Bear: She goes to great lengths to protect her children from both outside threats and her husband, though sometimes she'll get this way about Goofy and Max too, and even Pete when something outside the family threatens him. Basically, she's the Mama Bear for the whole cast.
  • Mistaken for Pregnant: In "And Baby Makes Three" everyone thinks she is pregnant, which comes as a surprise to Pete.
  • Mood-Swinger: She can be cheerful and sweet and then terrifyingly angry in the same sentence and effortlessly move back and forth between them.
  • No Accounting for Taste: So, what exactly is it about Pete she finds so attractive, anyway? He's not handsome or nice or responsible or even very competent, and she seems to be frustrated with him often. This was Lampshaded in "Gymnauseum" and somewhat explained in "Peg O' The Jungle", where Peg explains that Pete used to be much sweeter and romantic when they first married, but changed over time.
  • Not So Above It All: Though she's usually the most level-headed person in the cast, she does also have her moments where she's being just as insane as everyone else.
  • Only Sane Woman: One of the two most levelheaded people in the cast, as well as the only voice of reason people actually listen to. She manages to push against the Competence Zone which is in full force for her husband and neighbor. Women Are Wiser, after all.
  • Parental Substitute: To Max on some occasions, notably in "Educating Goofy" when Pete convinces him that Goofy is humiliating him on purpose and Peg's the one to give Max advice.
  • Pink Means Feminine: Her default clothing includes a pink sweater. When she starts up a brief window washing business, her jumpsuit is also pink.
  • Pretty in Mink: Has a jacket with a white fur collar that she wears in some of the winter episodes, and even for just having a fancy night with her husband.
  • Put on a Bus: Vanishes in the movies, along with Pistol. Word of God says that the writers couldn’t find a way to include them, since they wanted to focus more on Goofy and Max’s relationship.
  • Suddenly SHOUTING!: Peg tends to slip into this trope quite often, though not quite as often as her husband. She has to deal with the fallout of Pete's ridiculous schemes, Goofy's oblivious antics, and Max, PJ and Pistol's ambitious mischief on a pretty regular basis, so it's not uncommon to see her lose her temper and start raising her voice. Pete and Pistol are typically the two most unruly people in her house, so she tends to lash out at them the most and yell at them to keep them in line.
  • Team Mom: Both by working as a Mama Bear for the entire cast and by exhibiting her wisdom.
  • Tsundere: She's very kind for the most part, but she also gets very angry. You do not want to see her when she's angry.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: With Pete, she's not just more beautiful on the outside.
  • Women Are Wiser: Peg is the brains of the operation. She's definitely more the voice of reason in the cast than anyone else, especially when compared with her husband.

    Pistol Pete 

Voiced by: Nancy Cartwright (English), Mika Kanai (Japanese), María Fernanda Morales (Latin American Spanish), Marie-Laure Beneston (French)
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The bratty and hyperactive daughter of Pete and Peg and sister of PJ. She is the next door neighbor to the Goof family. She is a supporting character on the show. She does not appear in the movies.


  • Ace Pilot: In "Hot Air", although everyone in the cast thinks she's too young.
  • Action Girl: She has her moments, especially in her limelight episodes "Hot Air" (in which she becomes an Ace Pilot) and "Three Ring Bind" (in which she breaks animals out of a circus).
  • Adorably Precocious Child: Despite being considerably younger, she has an intelligence on par with Max and PJ; it's just that she's usually much more wild and uncontrollable.
  • Alliterative Name: Like Peg, she was named after a deliberately alliterative incarnation of Pete.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: Pistol can be pretty impish and demanding, to the point where PJ finds playing with her to be the most torturous chore of all.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: She’s always running wild and babbling nonsense, regardless of whether or not people want to hear.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: Seems to enjoy getting her brother in trouble.
  • Cats Are Mean: Downplayed. Pistol isn't malicious like her father, but she is very demanding.
  • Cheerful Child: In stark contrast to her neurotic and often morose brother, she's happy almost all the time. See Genki Girl.
  • The Cutie: She's cheerful, always happy and loves to play all day. It helps that she’s the youngest of the main cast.
  • Daddy's Girl: Pete loves to dote on Pistol. Pistol in turn loves to spend time with her father... sometimes. Which is still significantly more often than her brother and mother do.
  • A Day in the Limelight: Pistol is given a large amount of character focus in "Hot Air", "And Baby Makes Three", "Three Ring Bind" and "Pistolgeist".
  • Determinator: Once Pistol has her mind set on doing something, she won't let any obstacle get in her way, whether it's learning how to fly in "Hot Air", or saving a group of circus animals from their owner who wants to put them down in "Three Ring Bind".
  • Energetic and Soft-Spoken Duo: The hyperactive Motor Mouth to her shy and introverted brother, PJ.
  • Fiery Redhead: Seems to be genetic, although generally Pistol isn't as hot-tempered as Peg simply because she's always happy.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The bratty and rambunctious foolish to PJ's cautious and dutiful responsible.
  • Gender Equals Breed: Resembles her mother more than her father.
  • Genki Girl: She's so constantly hyper, the rest of her family finds her nearly impossible to keep up with.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Of the twin-ponytail variety.
  • Girly Girl with a Tomboy Streak: Mostly likes traditionally girly things like tea parties and dolls but was also very interested in becoming an Ace Pilot in "Hot Air".
  • Hidden Depths: She may be only four years old, but she’s much more business savvy than her oafish father. When she makes some suggestions to him about improving his dealership, they are actually very legitimate.
  • Iconic Item: Her ponytail holders.
  • Little Miss Snarker: Sometimes. Usually she and PJ have little snarking conversations.
  • Meaningful Name: A Pistol can be "a notably sharp, spirited, or energetic person". Also meaningful in that it's a Mythology Gag. Pistol Pete is one of the more common names applied to her father in various shorts and other media.
  • Motor Mouth: She is the fastest talker on the show.
  • Put on a Bus: She vanishes without a trace in the movies, along with her mother. Word of God says that the writers couldn't find a way to include them without losing focus on Goofy and Max.
  • Sibling Rivalry: PJ and Pistol tend to bicker and squabble quite often - usually because of their wildly different personalities, or because they're encroaching on other's space, or because because they're competing over something - and their annoyance with each other is mutual. Pistol generally doesn't pass up a chance to embarrass PJ by sharing his secrets, and in "Fool's Gold", she makes a jab at him about how she can use her new fortune to buy a new brother. Episodes like "And Baby Make Three" and "Pistolgeist" involve the two siblings gaining a greater understanding of each other or learning to appreciate each other more.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: She's talkative, cheerful, hyperactive, and bratty, unlike her brother, PJ.
  • Spoiled Brat: She gets everything she wants from her father, unlike her brother. At least Peg attempts to discipline her, but it usually doesn't work.
  • The Stool Pigeon: A running gag throughout the series is that it is impossible to keep a secret when Pistol is around, because she will immediately want to share it with whoever will listen - especially if she thinks someone is up to no good ("Date With Destiny", "Fool's Gold", "Puppy Love", "Great Egg-Spectations").
  • Tiny Tyrannical Girl: Despite being tiny and very young, she's able to get most others to do what she wants, from her much older brother to her father, both of whom are physically quite large. While she doesn't normally threaten anything other than tattling, her persistence in asking for what she wants is enough for everyone in her family to either cave in or pass the baton.
  • Vague Age: The consistent factor is "considerably younger than PJ", but her age has been stated as four, five, and six in various episodes.

    Waffles and Chainsaw 
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Voiced by: Frank Welker

Waffles

The Goofs' cat. Not present in the movies.


  • Ambiguous Gender: In some episodes, Waffles is male, and in others, Waffles is female. The female references happen early in the series, so it may have been a Retcon.
  • Big Eater: It's very common to see Goofy or Max making or eating dinner and Waffles sitting by and mooching.
  • Cats Are Mean: Reserved mainly for Chainsaw. Othewise he's mostly an ordinary cat.
  • Female Feline, Male Mutt: Usually inverted. Waffles is generally portrayed as male.

Chainsaw

The Petes' dog. Not present in the movies.


  • Ambiguous Gender: Chainsaw is normally female, but in "Cat's Entertainment" (which usually calls Chainsaw male) it goes Up to Eleven with this exchange between Pete and Pistol.
    Pete: But Chainsaw's my girl!
    Pistol: No he isn't! You gave him to Maxie, remember?
  • Deathbringer the Adorable: Despite her violent name, aside from a few trickster habits, she's a mostly harmless cat-sized lapdog. Though who named her is never stated, it was probably Pete, and Peg usually refrains from calling her by name, opting instead to call her "Puppy."
  • Dogs Are Dumb: Lampshaded by Pete who often refers to her as "stupid Chainsaw" while speaking of her affectionately.
  • Female Feline, Male Mutt: Usually inverted. Chainsaw is generally portrayed as female.
  • Iconic Item: Her bow.

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Characters from A Goofy Movie

    Robert "Bobby" Zimmeruski 

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Bobby in A Goofy Movie
Click here to see him as a young adult in An Extremely Goofy Movie 

Voiced by: Pauly Shore (English), Yoku Shioya (Japanese), Arturo Mercado (Latin American Spanish), Emmanuel Garijo (French/movie 1), Cédric Dumond (French/movie 2)

Max and PJ's airheaded and rambunctious new friend in the movies. In A Goofy Movie, he gets together with Stacey.


  • Actor Allusion: Of course, in Extremely Goofy, the writers simply had to have him say, "Where ya been, buuuuuuuuuuuudee?"
  • Advertised Extra: In the first movie he had a minor role, but got significantly more screen time in the trailer than Pete and Roxanne (and PJ, who didn't appear at all).
  • Ascended Extra: He had a minor albeit funny role in A Goofy Movie. Come the sequel he's promoted to a main character.
  • Attention Whore: A variant on this. While he doesn't try to soak up attention, he clearly enjoys getting it and he can be a bit of a showoff. However, this is mainly due to being high on energy and low on self-restraint as opposed to craving the adoration of others. In fact, he seems to act larger than life irrespective of others. Notice his attitude while sitting in the principal's office. He's almost completely oblivious to Max and PJ's obvious terror.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: A huge Cloudcuckoolander but competent at both sports and stage productions.
  • Chromatic Arrangement: He plays the laid-back green to Max (red) and PJ (blue) in An Extremely Goofy Movie.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: This is the guy who got turned down by the Gammas for putting spoons and straws all over his body. Also, the can of spray cheese.
  • Comic Trio: The stupid follower with Max (leader) and PJ (powerless) during the "Stand Out" stunt. Played With in that it was harder to get him to join than PJ.
  • Cool Shades: Which he usually looks over or pulls up when he is caught off-guard by something, but otherwise keeps them on, regardless of his mood.
  • Energetic and Soft-Spoken Duo: The loud party animal to his and Max's shy and introverted friend, PJ.
  • Fun Personified: Super enthusiastic about almost everything, and makes jokes a lot.
  • Heroes Want Redheads: Had a massive crush on Stacey and Beret Girl, both redheads.
  • Hopeless Suitor: To Beret Girl, though he does seem to concede (begrudgingly) that he's not the one she wants.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: He's pretty much an animated anthropromorphic animal version of Pauly Shore as he was during the 90's.
  • Keet: One of the smaller characters (along with Max), very cheerful and loud, and colorful too. He's not too In Touch with His Feminine Side, but he's not particularly manly either.
  • Large Ham: “CHEDDAR!!! WHOO HOO HOO!!”
  • Lennon Specs: He wears them to signal "unconventional but notable."
  • Life of the Party: In "I-2-I" who at the party speaks the most often and the loudest and sprays his Trademark Favorite Food all over the room? Oh, yeah, Bobby.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: In An Extremely Goofy Movie, Max is convinced that he wants to transfer schools after being defeated by his own dad at his best event, because there's "only room for one Goof." PJ is devastated at the news—temporarily relapsing to the insecure and worrisome personality he'd just broken out of— and Beret Girl tells Max that he can't admit defeat, but nothing helps... until Bobby, the Plucky Comic Relief, in a dead-serious, emotionally-charged tone, gives Max an epic Rousing Speech, causing the latter to get back in the saddle.
  • Perpetual Smiler: He grins and is generally cheerful in the principal's office. (Max moped and PJ looked like he was about to die of fright, for comparison.)
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Almost everything he says or does is some kind of joke. He is a tension reliever around the far more serious Max and PJ, as is shown most apparently in the principal's office (but also in the lead-up to the Stand Out stunt). Notably, he is the only one of the three with no visible conflict with a parent figure.
  • Redhead In Green: In An Extremely Goofy Movie as part of the Chromatic Arrangement, though he did have a very short cut.
  • The Stoner: Implied as a form of Parental Bonus. In addition to having a Surfer Dude personality, he is shown contemplating everyone's gloves, seems awfully eager to eat at odd times (like in the middle of the principal's office or at the beginning of school), and says that he and Beret Girl can make "beautiful bongo music" together (emphasis his). He's also played by Pauly Shore, who is known for playing stoner characters.
  • Surfer Dude: His easy-going, constantly calm personality and Totally Radical pattern of speech fit this perfectly, though the without-the-drugs part is... questionable.
  • Totally Radical: Uses this sort of slang far more often than the other characters.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Bobby absolutely loves his "cheddar whizzy," to the point where he considers it an appropriate "fee" for his A/V expertise, will eat it straight from the aerosol can or from a massive blob in his hand, and has one with him in half the scenes he is in. The spray cheese is absent in the sequel... but he's equally eager about the "double cheesa" pizza he has at the end, and he helped his friends to immediately scarf down a big plate of nachos. Bobby really likes cheese.
  • True Companions: He becomes very close friends with Max and PJ in An Extremely Goofy Movie.
  • White Gloves: He even lampshades it in An Extremely Goofy Movie by contemplating them.

    Roxanne 
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Voiced by: Kellie Martin (English/Age 14), Grey Delisle (English/Age 18+), Kaori Asoh (Japanese), Vanessa Garcel (Latin American Spanish), Alexandra Garijo (French)

Max's sweet, shy, and cute girlfriend and Stacey's best friend in A Goofy Movie. Not present in An Extremely Goofy Movie.


  • Beauty Mark: She has one on her left cheek, just below her eye.
  • Birds of a Feather: Like Max, she is fairly awkward and requires help from her friends to get together with him.
  • The Bus Came Back: She vanished in the second film, but she makes a special guest appearance in House of Mouse, appears in a few French comic strips, and has a blink and you’ll miss it cameo on one of Goofy’s photos in DuckTales (2017).
  • Character Tic: Roxanne has a habit of twirling her fingers through her hair whenever she either excited or shy.
  • The Cutie: She’s a sweet, shy, good natured girl with a soft and tender heart.
  • Cute Clumsy Girl: She isn't particularly in control of her reflexes when she's around Max.
  • Ethereal White Dress: Appears dressed in white in Max's dream in the beginning of the first film.
  • Girl Next Door: Roxanne is awkward, quiet, and cute, and likes Max for who he is rather than for who he pretends to be.
  • Give Geeks a Chance: The entire purpose of Max pretending he knew Powerline in the first movie was to get Roxanne to like him. What he didn't know however, but the audience was already clued into, was that she already liked him.
  • Hartman Hips: Most of her maturity in appearance comes from her hips.
  • Hidden Depths:
    • In a French comic strip, she is revealed to enjoy acting.
    • In the same strip, it is implied her and Max’s feelings for each other are genuine and not just a simple crush.
  • Laugh of Love: Has a tendency of slipping into nervous giggling whenever she's talking to Max, especially after Max kisses her at the end of the film.
  • Living MacGuffin: She doesn't have as developed a personality as some other characters, but she is the entire reason Max was motivated to change the map on the road trip.
  • Mistaken for Cheating: In the French comic strip, “I Love You”, Max sees Roxanne in the park with another guy and accepting his offer to be his girlfriend, causing Max to believe that she is having an affair. It turns out though, that they were just practicing for a play.
  • Nice Girl: When everyone else laughs at Max for crashing down from the bleachers, she instead helps him up and asks if he's okay.
  • Official Couple: She starts dating Max at the end of A Goofy Movie. Their relationship crops up again in House Of Mouse, and is given a nod in Ducktales (2017).
  • Only One Name: Despite having a parent onscreen, but of course he doesn't get a name at all.
  • Peek-a-Bangs: Her hair falls over her right eye most of the time.
  • Redhead In Green: Her traditional clothing has her wearing a turquoise shirt.
  • Satellite Love Interest: For how much Max likes her and how popular she is with the fanbase, she doesn't really have much in the way of a personality, and exists almost solely to date him. Not even in the subsequent comic stories or her guest appearance in “House of Mouse” is she given any development. According to the creators, they wanted to make her more of a Tomboy.
  • She's Got Legs: In Max's dream she is shown in a very seductive dress that shows off both her shapely legs. Outside of this scene she wears relatively modest denim shorts.
  • Twice Shy: She’s just as insecure about her feelings for Max, just like he is about his feelings for her.
  • The Ugly Guy's Hot Daughter: Her father does not look as humanoid as most of the other characters, looking far more like an actual dog. Roxanne, meanwhile, is pretty close in appearance to a human.

    Stacey 
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Voiced by: Jenna von Oy (English), Kae Araki (Japanese), María Fernanda Morales (Latin American Spanish), Françoise Blanchard (French)

Roxanne's popular and chatty best friend in A Goofy Movie. Gets together with Bobby at the end. Not present in An Extremely Goofy Movie.


  • Cool Loser: Inverted. Fairly geeky but one of the most popular girls in school.
  • Hollywood Nerd: Take away the glasses and braces and it's not hard to understand why she'd be popular—she's just as cute as Roxanne.
  • Like Is, Like, a Comma: A side-effect of her Motor Mouth tendencies.
  • Meganekko: Wears glasses but is seen as a target for affection by both Bobby and the black-haired Star Trek nerd.
  • Motor Mouth: She tends to speak quickly and for somewhat long periods of time. In one early conversation with Roxanne, she says a very long run-on sentence at an incredibly rapid rate (even compared to her other dialogue) before she finally notices that Roxanne isn't listening. Possibly an Actor Allusion to her voice actress, Jenna von Oy, having a similar chatty best friend role as Six LeMure on NBC's Blossomnote 
  • Nerds Are Sexy: Bobby and at least one background character find her very attractive, with her glasses, braces, and student council position intact.
  • Nice Hat: She wears a floral hat in her scenes at school.
  • Only One Name: But since she's the School Idol, everyone knows who "Stacey" is referring to.
  • Satellite Character: The vast majority of her role in the movie is just helping Roxanne get together with Max.
  • School Idol: She is student body president and receives continuous applause and hollering throughout her entire speech. A very friendly example who happily interacts with people everywhere on the popularity food chain.
  • Shipper on Deck: Very supportive of Max and Roxanne's relationship.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": The movie credits list her name as "Stacey", but fans spell it as "Stacy" just as often, and sometimes "Staci," even when writing reference material.

    Powerline 
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Voiced by: Tevin Campbell

A popular singer that appears in "A Goofy Movie".


  • Expository Hairstyle: His hair is shaped into electricity that comes out of a powerline.
  • Nice Guy: Cemented as this when he doesn't get upset or annoyed at Goofy and Max for interrupting his performance. He welcomes them instead.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: He is a parody of Michael Jackson and Prince.
  • The Show Must Go On: Instead of getting mad or halting his concert when Goofy and Max crash it, he just rolls with it and incorporates them in the routine.
  • Throw It In!: In-Universe. He's amazingly cool with two strangers crashing his concert, and incorporates The Perfect Cast as a new dance routine. The facial expressions he has when Goofy barges in definitely suggest an "alright, I could make some use out of this".

Characters from An Extremely Goofy Movie

    Bradley Uppercrust III 
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Voiced by: Jeff Bennett (English), Sukekiyo Kameyama (Japanese), Jesús Barrero (Latin American Spanish), Stéphane Ronchewski (French)

The main antagonist of An Extremely Goofy Movie, a snobby and vicious sports team leader.


  • Aristocrats Are Evil: The head of the most elite fraternity on campus is also a bully and cheater who commits multiple felonies.
  • Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: He does have a posse, although he's not very loyal to them. He still wants to put the "losers" in their place.
  • Asshole Victim: He gets viciously thrown to a blimp by Tank, but given how much a cruel bastard he is, especially after what he did to Tank, this was 100% well-deserved.
  • Big Bad: Serves as the main antagonist of the film.
  • Cheaters Never Prosper: The two biggest moments of cheating he does took what would have probably been an easy win and not only turned it into a loss but also ended up with him getting injured by his own teammate.
  • Dick Dastardly Stops to Cheat: One can't help but wonder if it was really in Bradley's best interest to blast PJ into the next state. And it definitely wasn't for him to drop the giant X on Tank and leave him there.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Even though he loses the College X-Games to Max, he still has the courtesy to congratulate him and doesn't even debate the results. Averted when Bradley leaves Tank to die in the burning X structure, though. That act was so despicable that nobody, not even the organizers, bothers helping Bradley when Tank gives him what he deserves.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Tries to act polite to team prospects, though passive-aggressive to non-prospects and others, but never means any of it. He's ruthless enough to attempt to injure or kill his opponents so he can win and leave his right hand man to die.
  • Graceful Loser: After stooping to every dirty trick he can think of to win the X Games, and losing, he... calmly congratulates Max for defeating him, shakes his hand, and tells him he fully intends to honor their bet. He's completely sincere about it.
  • It's All About Me: It's soon clear that he doesn't really care one lick about his teammates and only cares about getting attention for himself.
  • Jerk Jock: A college example, who also takes the jerk aspect to a downright ruthless level.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Bradley congratulates Max for winning the College X-Games and believes he's in good company, but Tank, who is less than pleased with Bradley leaving him to die in the burning X structure, confronts him shortly thereafter and tosses him into a blimp.
  • Lean and Mean: He's thinner than most of the other characters except Goofy, and is also the Faux Affably Evil Jerk Jock
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: He isn't just an elitist Jerk Jock who bullies freshmen, he is above all, one willing to murder rivals and those he considers losers.
  • Preppy Name: His last name is "Uppercrust", and he even has the standard "III" legacy label.
  • Privileged Rival: He is implied to be a legacy as well as being considered "the King", to the point that the main characters knew who he was before actually meeting him, and apparently the leader of the most well-known, powerful fraternity on campus. He's also a judgmental Jerk Jock whose outright dismissal of Max's friends pushed him firmly into rival position, which is a good thing because he's also a dirty cheater.
  • Sir Not-Appearing-in-This-Trailer: Despite being the main antagonist, Bradley does not appear at all in the movie trailer (except for a brief part when Goofy arrives).
  • Smug Snake: Treating his "friends" with disdain was definitely the cause of his downfall.
  • Soft-Spoken Sadist: He speaks in a calm, even affable, tone, but is not only a Jerk Jock and a dirty cheater but also willing to endanger the lives of other competitors, including his own dragon, just so that he can win.
  • They Call Me Mister Tibbs: Despises his name being diminished to "Brad".
  • Wealth's in a Name: Bradley Uppercrust III clearly comes from money and hangs around in the higher echelons of society. Doubles as Preppy Name.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: The Gammas are only a means to an end for Bradley. When Tank was in the lead in the race and could win it for him, Bradley decides Tank has overstepped his boundaries, and attempts to murder him.

    Beret Girl 
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Voiced by: Vicki Lewis (English), Marianne Leroux (French), Laura Torres (Latin American Spanish)

PJ's snarky and artsy girlfriend in An Extremely Goofy Movie.


  • Badass Pacifist: When the Gammas are bullying PJ and Bobby, she gets everyone's attention by shining a spotlight, loudly and publicly trash-talks Bradley without hesitation, and then manages to get everyone in the coffeehouse to rhythmically snap until he and his team express annoyance and leave. She never physically hurts anyone.
  • Beatnik: Introduced reciting slam poetry in the coffee house, wears black sweaters and a beret, has bongos in her arrangement, and uses slang such as "daddy-o" and Buddhist jargon.
  • Birds of a Feather: She and PJ are both interested in beatnik poetry, have a fairly negative attitude, and care more about personality than appearance.
  • Cats Are Snarkers: She’s got a poetic and dry sense of humor.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: She has dark red hair and clothing-wise, she sports a black beret (hence her name) and tight black shirt, pants and shoes; she is however a very compassionate and heroic character.
  • Deadpan Snarker: With a poetic flair to her snarking.
    Beret Girl (to Bradley): I'm dizzy right now from watching your downward spiral.
    Beret Girl (re: Bobby): Your cool balances out [snap] his fool.
  • Dude Magnet: Both Bobby and PJ quickly developed an interest in her.
  • Fiery Redhead: While she usually prefers to snark, she can become very passionate and angry given the right provocation. When giving Bradley a "The Reason You Suck" Speech, she becomes downright intimidating.
  • Hartman Hips: Is very shapely.
  • Like Parent, Like Spouse: She is both physically and mentally similar to Peg in many ways she's not like Rose Deckenbloom.
  • Large Ham: During her “Life is Like a Lime” poem.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: With PJ. They have a lot of things in common, but they also have a few major differences in that Beret Girl is bold, aggressive, and flirtatious, while PJ is a timid, passive Insecure Love Interest. The couple inverts No Guy Wants to Be Chased, as Beret Girl takes the lead at every step in their relationship and PJ enjoys this, in contrast to how Beret Girl was annoyed by Bobby's attempts at flirting moments beforehand. Beret Girl also has a significantly deeper voice than PJ, and is not much shorter, as well as going out of her way to protect him early on.
  • Nice Girl: Although she is blunt and snarky, she is also a Badass Pacifist and treats PJ with more respect than most others do, including Max.
  • Nice Hat: Her credited epithet is given because she wears a black beret in all of her appearances. When she and PJ start dating, he gets a beret of his own.
  • No Name Given: In story, no one calls her anything other than pet names, insulting nicknames, and "girl". Then she is credited as "Beret Girl."
  • Second Love: To PJ after Rose Deckenbloom. He fell for both of them because he loved their poetry.
  • Sexy Walk: She loves to sashay her hips as she walks.
  • Single Woman Seeks Good Man: For the resident Shrinking Violet Nice Guy, this is very good news. Not so much for his slightly obnoxious friend. There's not much conflict in the story itself about this relationship, mainly because it was (at least part of) the payoff for the large amount of undeserved suffering PJ went through in the series and served as the catalyst for his Character Development.
  • Talks Like a Simile: She uses metaphors in almost all of her dialogue. Fittingly, the poem she performs in her introductory scene is a series of similes for life.
  • Tall, Dark, and Snarky: She's as blunt and snarky as they come and charismatic enough for two extremely different people to fall for her. Happily, her sympathies lie entirely with the heroes'.
  • Token Minority: She’s the only cat outside of Pete and his family to appear in the movies.

    Sylvia Marpole 
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Voiced by: Bebe Neuwirth (English), Françoise Cadol (French), Cristina Camargo (Latin American Spanish)

Goofy's passionate and good-humored girlfriend in An Extremely Goofy Movie.


  • Beware the Nice Ones: She may be nice, but she is extremely unamused when Goofy stands her up.
  • Birds of a Feather: She and Goofy are both Disco Dan types.
  • Closet Geek: She tries to retain a professional attitude, but when Goofy starts talking to her she switches into Fangirl mode.
  • Disco Dan: What made Goofy fall for her primarily is her passion for '70s memorabilia.
  • Fangirl: When anything '70s-related is mentioned she becomes very excited, to the point she ends up doing an embarrassing dance in the library and being caught.
  • Finishing Each Other's Sentences: She is able to finish Goofy's sentences early on, indicating their level of chemistry and aiding him with the awkwardness of asking her out.
  • Hartman Hips: Sylvia has a big butt. Her pear-shaped body is enhanced when she dances with Goofy at the disco.
  • Head-Turning Beauty: Causes a collective Jaw Drop from every single male within her immediate vicinity when she shows up in her disco outfit.
  • Hot Librarian: She looks very good with her glasses and her normal hairstyle.
  • Nerds Are Sexy: Being a college librarian and fan of 70s memorabilia are attributes that get her to click with Goofy. The fact she's also a rather attractive woman seems to be a bonus in his eyes.
  • Nice Girl: While she is seen as the quiet and well mannered librarian of the college Max and Goofy attends, she is shown to be a fun loving and sweet woman on the outside, quickly revealed by Goofy upon meeting her.
  • Official Couple: She enters a relationship with Goofy in An Extremely Goofy Movie, and rides off into the sunset with him at the film's end.
  • Redhead In Green: Her disco outfit is green from head to toe.
  • Second Love: To Goofy. And apparently a very successful one as he says his first date with her is the best night of his life.
  • Shaking the Rump: Does this briefly during the end credits dance sequence when the camera focuses on her.
  • Significant Green-Eyed Redhead: She has red hair and is also one of the only characters with visibly colored eyes at all.
  • Single Woman Seeks Good Man: Sylvia falls for the dorky, sweet-hearted Goofy.
  • Tsundere: She's a kind and fun person most of the time, but when she gets angry after being Stood Up she almost seems like a different person.

    Tank 
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Voiced By: Brad Garrett (English), Tessho Genda (Japanese), Thierry Mercier (French), José Carlos Moreno (Latin American Spanish)

Bradley's loud and burly right-hand man in An Extremely Goofy Movie.


  • Boisterous Bruiser: Notably big enough to dwarf and pick up PJ, as well as being loud, confident, and tough.
  • Dark-Skinned Blond: He has a tan complexion and blond hair, and loosely fits the Jerk Jock DSB archetype.
  • The Dog Bites Back: After Bradley leaves him to die and Max's team wins the X-Games, Tank slingshots Bradley into the X-Games blimp in revenge.
  • The Dragon: He is shown to be the Gammas' right hand man, and, other than Bradley, is the only one who's fleshed-out at all. However, he eventually has a Heel–Face Turn when Bradley ditches him.
  • Dumb Muscle: To a degree, although he isn't so dumb that he can't understand that Bradley betrayed him.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: To say that Tank was pissed at Bradley for leaving him to die is an understatement.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Near the end of the X-Games finals, he makes amends with Max and his team due to Bradley leaving him behind, and takes over the Gammas.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Also to a degree. As mentioned in Boisterous Bruiser, he's not the kind of guy you would want to meet, mess with or talk to, and he's easy to anger, but he does have a problem with being left behind and treated like he's being expendable, and still believes in a degree of sportsmanship during competitions despite having no problem cheating in the games. His heart of gold especially shows when he compliments Max's endurance to winning the games after he and Goofy rescue him from the collapsing X structure.
    Tank: (to Goofy) "That's some kid you got there."
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: He tosses Bradley into a blimp in revenge for being left to die.
  • Meaningful Name: The Boisterous Bruiser of the Gammas, or their "tank."
  • Mistreatment-Induced Betrayal: When the giant X falls down on him and bursts into flames, Bradley doesn't save him so that he could win the X-Games. It doesn't go so well for Bradley.
  • The Nicknamer: His tendency to give nicknames to everyone is almost a Verbal Tic. He can hardly go a sentence without it.
  • No Indoor Voice: Part of being a Boisterous Bruiser.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: As a contrast to Bradley's insistence on his full name, legacy label and all. On the other hand, given that one of the main characters is named "Goofy," "Tank" might be his real name.

Alternative Title(s): A Goofy Movie, An Extremely Goofy Movie

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