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     Jake 
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A Canadian pig in his thirties with extremely perverted tendencies, an affinity for scheming and a distorted perspective on himself.

  • All Men Are Perverts: The most prominent male character and by far the most lustful character.
  • Animal Stereotypes: Greedy and Selfish much like a pig.
  • Bad Liar: Couldn't make up a good excuse if his life depended on it.
  • Blatant Lies: A lot of his confessionals are about his supposedly grand accomplishments that are obviously made up. The most glaring example of this, however, is in “Chi’s Having a Baby”, where he admits to having sex with Chi Chi “many times, and in many positions”. While Ray and Morreski’s confessionals showed footage of them being intimate with Chi Chi, Jake’s footage is of him humping the couch in his room.
  • Body Horror: Performs liposuction on himself with the help of Ray and Morreski in “Live and Let Diet”, and the results are predictably disgusting. Claude even calls him a loser.
  • Brainwashing for the Greater Good: Is on the receiving end of this in “The Breakfree Club”
  • Butt-Monkey: Is the subject of many beatdowns, get's made fun of at every turn, and just can't seem to catch a break.
  • Canada, Eh?: Not a stereotype, but him being Canadian is the first thing we learn about him. Jake also has a notable accent when he says “about” and “sorry”. The French dub translates this by making him speak with a very thick Quebec accent, making him stand out from the other characters that still speak regional variations of French, but they either sound more standardized or like actual foreigners.
  • Caught with Your Pants Down: In “Ray Against the Machine”, Chi Chi accidentally spots him masturbating twice.
  • A Date with Rosie Palms: Frequently does it, usually when thinking of Minou or looking at her through a peephole. His particular fantasy when doing this in “Random Acts of Niceness” ends up eliminating him from the challenge.
  • Dub Name Change: The only character to go through that in the French dub. He is renamed "Jacques" to reflect the translation narrowing his roots to Quebec specifically.
  • Everything's Messier with Pigs: Jake's character design is nauseating and not helping is the fact that we see him do all sorts of disgusting things including having sex with a Papaya.
  • Exhausted Eye Bags: Gets these in “You Snooze, You Lose” after not sleeping for six days.
  • Extreme Libido: To the point where his sex doll is the vice Claude confiscates in “Self Helpless”
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Calling him a “friend” is really stretching it, but no one respects him, not even the hosts, to the point where everyone votes for Chi Chi in the finale. Morreski, Doctor D, and Rico cast their votes by either brutally insulting Jake, or saying that Chi Chi “must” win.
  • Genre Savvy: Believes he is this, due to his presumed experience with reality shows (he claims to have seen Survivor). While he proves himself to be a capable contestant at times, his ego inevitably leads to his downfall.
  • Girl-on-Girl Is Hot: He once saw a movie with “intergalactic lesbians”, and when Minou and Chi Chi were fighting in “Random Acts of Niceness”, Jake tells them to pour themselves with oil and set up a wrestling ring, all while rubbing his nipples.
  • Gonk: Although pigs aren’t the most naturally beautiful creatures, Jake goes beyond typical pig looks with his moles, obesity and visible humanlike nipples.
  • Harmless Electrocution: In “Truth or Consequences”, the lie-detecting chair zaps him after he defecates on it, and he responds “no” after Bobbie asks him if he is going to the bathroom on the chair. Obviously, he’s completely fine after getting shocked.
  • Intercourse with You: His song in “Dr. D Plays House” is, unsurprisingly, sexually explicit lyrically.
  • Irony: After refusing to bail a caged Ray out in “Random Acts of Niceness”, the latter defends himself by saying that at least he “doesn’t pretend to like everyone”. Jake retorts by saying that just because Ray blew his chances at being rich, it doesn’t mean he has to be a crybaby about it. In the series finale, Jake ends up in the final two, but receives no votes from the eliminated houseguests, and his response is throwing a giant temper tantrum and blowing the house up. For even more irony, Ray becomes rich once Chi Chi forfeits the house because Jake’s new victory meant that Ray’s ridiculous bet made him a millionaire. Unfortunately for Jake, he blew up the house, and Ray rebuilt it and now owns it.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Emphasis on Jerk but he does get a few moments where he gets to show that he's not completely irredeemable.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: However he's still worse than all the other houseguest's and planned to blow up the mansion with Chi-Chi in it because he lost the show.
  • Lust: His defining trait.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: “Rayland” ends with him being on the receiving end of one of these. The person beating him up? Literally every other houseguest.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: Probably his other defining trait aside from his perversion. He thinks of himself as a multitalented ladies’ man, although not only does no one actually like him, but it’s implied that he’s still a virgin and lives with his mother. The narration of a video he made to convince the eliminated houseguests to vote for him in the finale summarizes his delusions pretty well:
    Jake (in the narration): "Jake Oswalt. Philanthropist. Socialite. Table Tennis Champion 2003. But who is the legend behind the legend? And what is the legend of this legend’s behind?" (The video then plays obviously edited mashups of Morreski, Ray, and Minou’s confessionals that “tell” how much of a hero and good lover Jake is)
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: Due to being the biggest Jerk in a cast of Jerks.
  • Villain Protagonist: While the whole cast is very flawed, Jake is the closest to being an outright villain. He frequently puts himself above others, never hesitates to sabotage or backstab his fellow houseguests, and his attitude towards Minou is flat out sexual harassment.
  • Villainous Breakdown: His response to losing to Chi Chi in the finale is throwing a temper tantrum, telling the rest of the cast that he hates them, bawling in the confessional, attempting to steal the others’ personal belongings, and installing explosives to blow the mansion up.
  • What Did I Do Last Night?: Wakes up in an empty white room in “Big Brother, Where Art Thou” and like the others, barring Chi Chi, responds with a Precision F-Strike.

     Ray 
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An orangutan in his mid-twenties from a Western Canadian town with a perpetually teenaged mind and a love for partying, cartoons, video games, and rock and roll.

  • Accidental Misnaming: Often calls Bobbie other names, like Brenda, Bethany and Beverly. Although the misnaming can sometimes be intentional, like when he calls her "Boobie."
  • Amusing Injuries: All of his injuries are Played for Laughs.
  • Anal Probing: Believes that Aliens do this to people they abduct.
  • Animal Stereotypes: Has a fun, playful personality, and is a rebel, also incredibly reckless and messy.
  • Big Fancy House: Ultimately wins the mansion, since Chi Chi (the original winner) forfeited it, and Jake (the runner-up) blows it up. After betting 100 dollars (with the odds being 48,000 to 1) on Jake winning, and becoming rich, Ray rebuilds the mansion and hires Jake as his servant.
  • Blatant Lies: Saying that getting electrocuted didn’t hurt that much in “Truth or Consequences”. Also in the same episode, saying that asking if he destroyed a television is like asking if Jake had a threesome. The lie-detecting chair is quick to interrupt that second lie and electrocute Ray.
  • Butt-Monkey: He is an Orangutan after all.
  • Canada, Eh?: The show never reveals his nationality, but the website reveals where he’s from, and his accent is similar to Jake’s.
  • Cartoony Eyes: Ray has bulging, buggy, bloodshot eyes that reflect his goofiness and affinity for marijuana.
  • Cuckold: While he was dating Chi Chi, she slept with Doctor D. And Morreski. And Minou.
  • Everything's Better with Monkeys: One of the nicer houseguests.
  • Flipping the Bird: Does this several times, most notably in “You Snooze, You Lose” and “Random Acts of Niceness”
  • Fratbro: He can be obnoxious, doesn’t take anything seriously and often wants to party.
  • Harmless Electrocution: In “Truth or Consequences”, the lie-detecting chair shocks him four times, but he’s completely fine by the end of the episode.
  • Have I Mentioned I Am Heterosexual Today?: He does this a couple of times, including in one of his first scenes in “Welcome to the Jungle”:
    Rico: Margarita?
    Ray: Uh…that’s a bit fruity for me, dude. You got any beer back there?
    Rico: Oh, I see. I guess there’s something wrong with—
    Ray: No, hey, hey, fruity’s good too, dude. It’s just that I’m not, you know, into fruity. You know, what I’m saying? Dude? Dude?
    Rico: I understand. You don’t have to —-
    Ray: It’s not that I would never drink a margarita, it’s just that I would never “drink” a margarita, you know?
  • Hippie Parents: His dad is definitely a stereotypical hippie, and considering he said that both he and Ray’s mom share the “peace and love thing”, she probably behaves similarly.
  • How Many Fingers?: When Chi Chi wakes up with amnesia in the finale, Ray asks her how many fingers he is holding. Said fingers happen to both of his middle fingers.
  • Hypocritical Humor: In “Chi’s Having a Baby”, he tells his egg “son” to never do drugs, and then proceeds to smoke his bong.
  • Interrupted Intimacy: While he and Chi Chi are having sex, Doctor D barges into their room and starts beating Ray up, thinking that Ray was attacking Chi Chi.
  • Interspecies Romance: He’s an orangutan, and dates Chi Chi (a panda), in “It’s Not Easy Being Chi”.
  • Manchild: He’s in his twenties, and is the most immature houseguest by far.
  • Mr. Vice Guy: He is nicer than most of the houseguests, but he is still lazy, a bit lecherous, as well as a regular drinker and marijuana smoker.
  • Next Thing They Knew: A minute of flirting with Chi Chi led to her jumping on him and them having sex.
  • Nice Guy: Friendly enough, especially compared to the others (aside from Chi Chi), despite being insensitive at times.
  • The Power of Rock: Loves rock and roll, and prepares a rock concert for the challenge in “Dr. D Plays House”. In "The Breakfree Club", he tells Bobbie, word for word, that she doesn't know the "power of rock and roll", and snaps the other houseguests out of their brainwashed state by playing loud rock music on a portable radio.
  • The Revolution Will Not Be Vilified: In “Rayland”, he stages a coup to overthrow “King” Rico.
  • Shoo Out the Clowns: Subverted. He’s in every episode, never gets extincted during Claude’s run, and while he ended up placing third during Bobbie’s run, he gets the mansion anyway.
  • That Came Out Wrong: He has a habit of saying inappropriate or homoerotic innuendo when talking to Rico.
  • Time Passes Montage: After Chi Chi gets herself extincted in episode 4, Ray lays down on a couch and stays there until he grows a beard though later we learn from Morreski that it's only been 10 minutes and Chi Chi came back.
  • Token Good Teammate: Not as much as Chi Chi but he's nicer than most of the others.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Some of his highlights include lighting a fart on fire off-screen and burning a huge portion of his fur, trying to call the phone company after learning that the phone line was cut off, and what ends up getting him extincted: losing to Jake in a game of rock-paper-scissors. Keep in mind that Jake is a pig, so he has hooves and can only play ‘rock’. Ray manages to be baited into playing ‘scissors’ three times.
  • Trekkie: “Truth or Consequences” reveals that he used to dress up as Spock every Halloween, Christmas, and Friday nights. He ends up wearing his Spock costume in the second half of the episode.
  • Verbal Tic: Likes to call everyone and everything “dude”.
  • What Did I Do Last Night?: Wakes up in an empty white room in “Big Brother, Where Art Thou” and like the others, barring Chi Chi, responds with a Precision F-Strike.
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     Chi Chi 
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A 32-year old Chinese panda and fifth grade teacher with a sweet demeanour and a voracious appetite.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: Unless the situation calls for it, she only wears a flower on her head.
  • Action Girl: Apparently knows Martial Arts.
  • Amnesiac Hero: Gets amnesia in the finale and spends most of it binge-watching the rest of the series to restore her memory.
  • Animal Stereotypes: Likes eating, usually peaceful but can get aggresive, adorable, definitely a Panda.
  • Bears Are Bad News: Only when she's angry though.
  • Beary Friendly: She’s a type of bear, and is without a doubt, the show’s nicest character.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: See Action Girl above.
  • Big Eater: One of her defining traits.
  • Brainwashing for the Greater Good: Is on the receiving end of this in “The Breakfree Club”
  • Ethical Slut: Has slept with half the cast, and has been in pornographic works before, but she remains the character with the biggest moral compass.
  • Gasshole: Introduced as being sickly and frequently having to puke. While that part of her character is quickly dropped, her “pregnancy” in “Chi’s Having a Baby” turns out to be a deeply held fart, and when Chi Chi unleashes, the stench goes across the entire mansion, and destroys the houseguests’ eggs.
  • Interrupted Intimacy: While she and Ray are having sex, Doctor D barges into their room and starts beating Ray up, thinking that Ray was attacking Chi Chi.
  • Interspecies Romance: She’s a panda, and dates Ray (an orangutan) in “It’s Not Easy Being Chi”.
  • National Animal Stereotypes: She is a panda, and is predictably from China.
  • Next Thing They Knew: A minute of flirting with Ray led to her jumping on him and them having sex.
  • Panda-ing to the Audience: Obviously.
  • Really Gets Around : Has sex with Doctor D, Morreski, and Ray.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: In “Random Acts of Niceness”, after enduring an entire day of the houseguests faking niceness to win gold (and getting called “Miss Butterballs” by Rico), she snaps at the entire cast:
    Chi-Chi: Why you call me..Butter ball…? I’m more sexy than you [Rico] and skinny bitch [Minou] together! I am nicest of all you miserable fuck fucks! Hope you die until you dead and then explode into shit! I will kick you in the testicles and then punch you in the ass! Kiss my dirty bum! You can eat my shit for breakfast! All of it! (she charges towards Minou and starts attacking Rico)
  • Sole Survivor: The winner of Life’s a Zoo.tv. However, she forfeits her prize.
  • Token Good Teammate: By far the nicest person on the show especially compared to the others.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: Always aims to see the best in people and be nice to them, even when “they’re stupid idiot”.
  • What Did I Do Last Night?: “Big Brother, Where Art Thou” ends with the other houseguests trapping her in the same maze they were stuck in after she insulted them. Chi Chi wakes up confused, and has no idea where she is and how she got there.

     Morreski 
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A 62-year old alcoholic Russian bear who is always carrying a bottle of vodka, and can always recall stories about his homeland.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: Only wears a fez most of the time.
  • Accidental Misnaming: He tends to call Jake “James”.
  • Accidental Pervert: In the first episode when he uses the key he hid from Jake to open his room only to find out it's also Minou's and she was taking a shower.
  • The Alcoholic: Loves Vodka a lot.
  • Ambiguously Bi: He is obviously attracted to women, considering he had a wife and had sex with Chi Chi. However, he has fallen for Rico (albeit when he mistook him for a woman) and according to Rico, his wife had “quite the package”.
  • Bears Are Bad News: Although generally laidback, he has threatened and/or beaten up half of his fellow houseguests (Ray, Jake, and Doctor D) out of anger.
  • Bedmate Reveal: Twice. In “Random Acts of Niceness”, he wakes up with Rico cuddling up to him. In “Scared Shirtless”, the person that cuddled him was Doctor D.
  • Berserk Button: Insulting his mother and merely touching his vodka.
  • Brainwashing for the Greater Good: Is on the receiving end of this in “The Breakfree Club”
  • Cool Old Guy: At the age of 62, he is the oldest character, and he is definitely someone you would not want to piss off.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: He is drunk most of the time, and barely remembers anything because of his excessive drinking, but he is capable of being cunning and ruthless if he wants to.
  • Dirty Commies: He sometimes talks about fascists and especially capitalists in a derogatory way, and when Bobbie asks him if he was ever or currently is a member of the Communist Party in “Truth or Consequences", Morreski responds with “Duh”.
  • Funny Foreigner: Has a thick Russian accent and is a constant source of comedic relief.
  • Genius Bruiser: Has a plethora of skills due to his countless occupations, and is by far the strongest character physically.
  • Hidden Depths: Always drunk, but is also quite wise and has many talents, from medical to culinary.
  • Leitmotif: A stereotypical Russian-sounding accordion track that plays during his confessionals.
  • Major Injury Underreaction: In “Random Acts of Niceness”, he lies down on a bunch of heated rocks to help Rico (who Morreski was attracted to at the time) in the obstacle course. Although his back is completely fried, Morreski gets up nonchalantly and effortlessly completes the obstacle course.
  • Momma's Boy: He is very close to his mother, and any attempt to insult her is a sure way to make his blood boil.
  • National Animal Stereotypes: A grizzly bear from Russia that wears a fez and constantly drinks vodka.
  • Nice Hat: His fez.
  • Technicolor Eyes: Has yellowish sclera, possibly representing his alcoholism.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Vodka especially "Vodka Stovinov without Stovinov".
  • Vodka Drunkenski: In case you haven't figured out yet.
  • What Did I Do Last Night?: Wakes up in an empty white room in “Big Brother, Where Art Thou” and like the others, barring Chi Chi, responds with a Precision F-Strike.

     Minou 
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A Jamaican panther and glamourous former supermodel who vainly expects the camera to be on her on all times, and ultimately win the mansion.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: Technically, since her hair is just a collection of wigs.
  • Bandage Mummy: After she falls off an airplane.
  • Butt-Monkey: Suffer many injuries after she ends up as a Bandage Mummy.
  • Cats Are Mean: Especially towards Jake.
  • A Date with Rosie Palms: Does this when she showers, much to Ray and especially Jake’s delight. The latter secretly took pictures of Minou doing the act.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Will usually snark at the others idiocy and misfortune.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Mentioned several times to be this.
  • Non-Gameplay Elimination: When Bobbie took over, Minou was the first houseguest to be extincted, but she was only eliminated after Ray accidentally tapped her wheelchair, which led to it rolling down the stairs and out of the mansion, which, to everyone else, represented Minou leaving the show.
  • Once an Episode: She has a different wig for every episode.
  • Precision F-Strike: Her very first line.
    Minou: When he told us to jump out of the airplane, I just kept my composure, took a deep breath and calmly thought: YOU'VE GOT TO BE FUCKING KIDDING ME!
  • Rich Bitch: Rich and most definitely a bitch.
  • Sacrificial Lion: On an almost literal level. In the first challenge with Bobbie, Minou jumps out of the plane without a parachute and is left with dramatic injuries, revealing that the plane was real this time. She is also the first one to get eliminated, and she doesn’t come back until the finale, showing that Bobbie is serious when she says that being extincted is a permanent consequence with her.
  • Sex Sells: Presumably why she’s a contestant and why she was brought back after getting extincted in “Live and Let Diet”.
  • Sexy Cat Person: An anthropomorphic feline and a constant source of lust for most of the men.
  • What Did I Do Last Night?: Wakes up in an empty white room in “Big Brother, Where Art Thou” and like the others, barring Chi Chi, responds with a Precision F-Strike.
  • Wrong Genre Savvy: When the houseguests have to jump out of a plane again in “The Breakfree Club”, Minou assumes that it’s fake, like with Claude, so she jumps out without a parachute. Unfortunately for her, Bobbie’s version of the challenge involved a real plane.

     Doctor D 
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A penguin that walks and talks like a stereotypical rapping gangster with a tendency of being impulsive and violent.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: Shirtless and lacks pants, but has a cap, shades, bling, and shoes.
  • Alliterative Name: Doctor D. Also applies to his real name, Dewey Dewson.
  • Bedmate Reveal: In “Scared Shirtless”, he wakes up cuddled up with Morreski, and is noticeably shocked.
  • Brainwashing for the Greater Good: Is on the receiving end of this in “The Breakfree Club”
  • Butt-Monkey: Misses an entire episode due to heavily sleeping, accidentally stabs his own flipper, loses to Chi Chi in a rap battle, gets beaten up by Morreski, attempts to have sex with Chi Chi in the dark but ends up having sex with an unconscious Morreski, and his elimination results into him being outed as a fraud and getting slapped by his mother, who then drags him away.
  • Casanova Wannabe: Not as much as Jake but his advances are shot down by Minou just as quick as Jake's and he only managed to have sex with Chi Chi because she was unaware.
  • Character Focus: Gets notable attention in “Dr. D Plays House” and “Truth or Consequences”.
  • Clothing Reflects Personality: As gangster Doctor D, he wears a cap backwards, shades, loads of bling, and sneakers. As geeky Dewey Dewson, his attire comprises of glasses and a more appropriate shirt.
  • Cool Shades: He wears whites ones that completely hide his eyes.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Morreski beats the ever living hell out of the doctor in “Random Acts of Niceness” after he took one step too far with insulting Morreski's mother. His loss against Chi Chi in “Dr. D Plays House” is pretty much a verbal equivalent once she gets the upper hand.
  • Deep Sleep: After six days, he’s the last contestant to fall asleep in “You Snooze, You Lose” and only wakes up when the credits roll.
  • Dude, She's Like, in a Coma!!: A non-kissing, accidental example. He unknowingly has sex with a sleeping Morreski in “Scared Shirtless" that he mistook for Chi Chi.
  • Everything's Better with Penguins: Subverted, he is not a stereotypically cute and comical penguin, and has notable negative interactions with the other houseguests. However, he is considerably nicer once he stops pretending to be a gangster.
  • Feathered Fiend: While non-lethal despite what he tells people, he can be particularly aggressive and confrontational at times.
  • Foreshadowing: There are some hints that Doctor D is a poser even before Bobbie outs him in “Truth or Consequences”:
    • In “Live and Let Diet”, he stabs himself with his switchblade after spending almost the entire episode threatening Ray with violence, hinting that he is not very skilled with weapons.
    • In “Dr. D Plays House”, despite being supposedly talented at rapping, especially freestyle, he loses a rap battle to Chi Chi, the last person that one would picture beating a gangster at rapping.
    • In "Scared Shirtless”, he, a supposedly sexually experienced gangster, fails to woo either Minou or Chi Chi. Although in the latter’s case, Doctor D is unaware that the person he had sex with in the dark isn’t her.
    • In “Random of Acts of Niceness”, he is utterly powerless when Morreski beats him up. He is left with a swollen eye, broken shades, and a bloody body overall. Although it’s natural that a grizzly bear would easily overpower a penguin, when both animals are anthropomorphized, one would expect the supposedly rough street thug penguin to at least put up a fight against the elderly bear.
  • Gangsta Style: A walking stereotype.
  • Given Name Reveal: In “Truth or Consequences”:
    Bobbie: Two can play this game, Doctor D. Or should I say, Dewey Dewson?
  • Half-Dressed Cartoon Animal: As Dewey Dewson, he wears a shirt but no pants.
  • Harmless Electrocution: In “Truth or Consequences”, the lie-detecting chair zaps him thrice. While the shock makes his bling evaporate and burns his shades, Doctor D himself is left unharmed.
  • Hidden Depths: In “Big Brother, Where Are Thou”, he completely breaks character and begins breaking down in tears due to being alone for an extended period of time.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: A non-villainous example. His attempts at giving Bobbie a taste of her own medicine and hiding his true identity in “Truth or Consequences” work out at first. He destroys the TV before his mom shows up and reveals Bobbie’s real name, age, as well as the amount of plastic surgeries and divorces she’s had. However, Bobbie reveals his secret anyway, he admits to breaking the TV, his mom scolds him on live television, and he ends up being the second houseguest to get extincted.
  • Impaled Palm: When threatening Ray in “Live and Let Diet”, he accidentally stabs his own flipper with his switchblade.
  • Manly Tears: In “Big Brother, Where Are Thou”, he records himself crying and saying that he wants to see his “homies” again. In “Truth or Consequences”, he tears up when being called out by his mother and during his elimination.
  • Momma's Boy: Turns out he is one. He's actually a polite shoe store worker named Dewey Dewson who is very obedient towards his mother.
  • More Than Meets the Eye: Doctor D only acts like a gangster to promote his rap album, and is actually a passive and polite individual in real life.
  • Nerd Glasses: When he goes back to being Dewey, he wears large, black glasses with tape around the bridge.
  • Nice Hat: His cap.
  • The One Who Wears Shoes: The only character that is not barefoot, aside from his mother. Must be a penguin thing.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: “Doctor D” is obviously not his real name, but everyone called him that until “Truth or Consequences”.
  • Out of Focus: The least focused on member of the cast and the second to get extincted.
  • The Reveal: Doctor D is not a street-smart, violent gangster that grew up in the “hood”, but rather an obedient, nerdy, former shoe store worker named “Dewey Dewson” that grew up in a comfy suburban town and was Employee of the Month fifteen consecutive times at the shoe store he worked at.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: While none of the houseguests (even Chi Chi) have a particularly clean vocabulary, Doctor D has by far the foulest mouth, which fits his gangster persona.
  • Smoking Is Cool: He smokes cigars, presumably to enhance his gangster image. “Self Helpless” declares his love for stogies as a downright addiction.
  • Too Dumb to Live: In “Random Acts of Niceness”, he angers Morreski by saying that Rico is so ugly that he makes Morreski’s mother look like a “motherfucking prom queen”. Morreski tells him to not insult his mother, but Doctor D keeps provoking him, resulting into Morreski snapping, losing the niceness challenge and being forced into the cage Doctor D’s in, and then beating up Doctor D.
  • Triang Relations: Has an imaginary song number involving him, Minou, and Chi Chi in a three-way.
  • Walking Spoiler: It's hard to talk about him without acknowledging that his personality for most of the show is a masquerade.
  • What Did I Do Last Night?: Wakes up in an empty white room in “Big Brother, Where Art Thou” and like the others, barring Chi Chi, responds with a Precision F-Strike.

     Rico 
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A 29-year old Columbian gay crocodile that embodies every gay stereotype in the book, from his voice to his mannerisms, to his fashion sense.

  • Abusive Parents: His dad tricked him into coming out of the closet so he could beat Rico.
  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: Only wears a red scarf.
  • Animation Age Ghetto; In “2D or not 2D”, he chastises Ray for watching cartoons, which he claims are for “children and thirty-something losers that still live with their parents”. When the cast turns into cartoons, Rico is the most openly unpleased.
  • Becoming the Mask: His Latino accent and campiness were faked for their show, but Rico embraces these traits as part of the real him.
  • Brainwashing for the Greater Good: Is on the receiving end of this in “The Breakfree Club”
  • Camp Gay: A walking gay stereotype.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Especially when Minou isn't around.
  • Fauxreigner: He fakes his Hispanic accent and shoehorns Spanish words into his vocabulary for the sake of the show.
  • Four Is Death: He was the fourth one eliminated in both seasons, and had to be hospitalized after his elimination in Bobbie’s run.
  • Gratuitous Spanish: He sometimes says Spanish terms to replace their English counterparts when he speaks.
  • Large Ham: As part of his campy and passionate personality, he is probably the most emotional member of the cast.
  • Must Have Caffeine: Apparently addicted to coffee and goes nuts when he's forced to lay it off for a day.
  • Never Smile at a Crocodile: Went mad with power in "Rayland" and is the self proclaimed bitchy one when Minou isn't around.
  • Queer People Are Funny: His humour mostly revolves around how stereotypically gay he can get.
  • Reptiles Are Abhorrent: The show’s only reptilian character, and he can be particularly snappy at times, most notably in “Rayland” where the power that comes with being a king corrupts him.
  • The Reveal: Rico’s real voice has a standard North American accent and he used to not have any stereotypical mannerisms. However, the producers asked him to be campy and speak with “an exotic Latino accent” for the show.
  • Straight Gay: Was this before he joined the show.
  • Technicolor Eyes: Has khaki green sclera.
  • What Did I Do Last Night?: Wakes up in an empty white room in “Big Brother, Where Art Thou” and like the others, barring Chi Chi, responds with a Precision F-Strike.
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