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    Hal Incandenza 
  • Dysfunctional Family: The Incandenzas. Himself commits suicide-by-microwave, Hal is dependent on the drugs he does in secret, and the Moms is having sex with one of her students, who she makes dress up as her son.
    Mario Incandenza 
    Michael Pemulis 
    Ortho Stice 
  • Butter Face: A male version. Has an excellent build, but a jowly face and a large forehead.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Wears all black all the time; is very well-liked and respected.
  • Tongue on the Flagpole: Or in Stice's case, forehead on the window. It doesn't end well for him.
    Joelle Van Dyne/Madame Psychosis 
  • The Faceless: When in public, she wears a veil.
  • Punny Name: Her professional name is a play on "metempsychosis".
    Don Gately 

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