Characters in the Monopoly board game.
As a Whole
- Alliterative Name: Mr. Monopoly and Jake the Jailbird.
- All There in the Manual: According to The Monopoly Companion, Rich Uncle Pennybags' full name is Milburn Pennybags (Mr. Monopoly itself is a Red Baron), the guy in jail is called Jake the Jailbird, and the police officer who takes you to jail is named Officer Edgar Mallory.
- The Announcer: He announces many special events that occur in the video games.
- Badass Mustache: He has a white, bushy moustache.
- Bindle Stick: In the pinball game, he carries one in Chance cards where you move to a certain space.
- In-Series Nickname: His nicknames are Mr. Monopoly and Rich Uncle Pennybags.
- Mascot: He always represents the board game on official merchandise.
- Red Baron: Mr. Monopoly is a pretty awesome nickname for him.
- Uncle Pennybags: He's extremely wealthy, but he still acts fun and joyful.
- The Voiceless: He never speaks in the Crossover video with Mr. Potato Head. Averted in other works.
- Wealth's in a Name: He's named Milburn Pennybags.
Officer Edgar Mallory
- Officer O'Hara: He sounds like this in the NES, Sega Genesis, and SNES games whenever players get out of jail: "Don'cha be comin' back here, now!"
Jake the Jailbird
- Meaningful Name: A jailbird is a person confined in jail.
As a Whole
- Animate Inanimate Object: In the video games, the inanimate objects all have the ability to race across the board.
- A Dog Named "Dog": Cat, Wheelbarrow, etc. are all named after what they are.
- Rule of Symbolism: The original tokens. The car, battleship, horse-and-rider statue, cannon, top hat, and terrier represent the rich. The wheelbarrow, iron, thimble, and boot represent hard work.
- Alternately, the cannon, battleship, and the horse-and-rider statue symbolize military status.