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This is a list of characters from Phelous's review show, also sometimes known as Phelous and the Movies.

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    Phelous (Phelan Porteous)

The guy who reviews stuff. Yuuuuup.

  • Berserk Button: He has a very special hatred for horror movies about a generic group of teens going to party and have sex.
  • Canada, Eh?: Downplayed. He's Canadian, but lacks most of the stereotypical traits.
  • Cloning Blues: During a cameo he claimed that this is how he kept coming back despite dying in his reviews. Though because of his show's Negative Continuity, it was never referenced again.
  • Character Exaggeration: His Meta Guy aspects usually end up being played up in his cameos and crossovers.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Pretty much his entire personality is sarcastic.
  • Dull Surprise: Barely reacts to fictional characters popping out of a movie to kill him.
  • Hypocrite Has a Point: In the Super Mario Christmas special he says in sarcasm when Toad make a fat joke about Santa, out though he's reminded about the fat joke he made about Santa earlier and then says in response "Yeah well... Toad's an ass!"
  • Meta Guy: In both his own series and in crossovers with other reviewers.
  • The Nth Doctor: Subverted and parodied.
    • At one point he "regenerates" Doctor Who style into... himself.
    • Another time he regenerated into a parody of The Irate Gamer, but this was undone by the end of the next review.
  • They Killed Kenny Again: Used to be a running gag of his, though he eventually abandoned it. The Jacob's Ladder review eventually revealed that he had been Dead All Along, and that all of his reviews had been a Dying Dream. However, the very next episode had him pull another one of these.
  • Unexplained Recovery: Back when he used to die in his reviews, there would usually be no explanation as to how he survived. And whenever we did get explanations, they practically always were nonsensical.
  • Unfortunate Name: Subverted; Despite his internet name sounding like "Phallus", nobody ever brings attention to this fact except for The Nostalgia Critic in Kickassia.

    Phelous D1

An evil doppelganger of Phelous who desperately tries to be Phelous' Arch-Enemy.

  • Anti-Climax Boss: Invoked; with a few exceptions, practically all his attempts to harm Phelous end in an anti-climatic way, with him being defeated ridiculously.
  • Baleful Polymorph: Was turned into a cat by a garlic sandwich.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: He wants to be Phelous' Arch-Enemy. Not only does he do a terrible job at being a credible treath, but Phelous doesn't remotely take him seriously, and considers Sub-Zero more like his nemesis than D1.
  • Evil Makeover: Wears a black hat and trench coat because... evil?
  • Evil Twin: The only physical difference between him and the original Phelous is the Silent Hill symbol tattooed on the palm of his right hand.
  • Harmless Villain: At best, he's a mild annoyance, and apparently all his Evil Plan amounts to, beside killing Phelous (which he is helplessly inept at anyway), is turning Phelous' show into a Romantic Comedy review show.
  • Joker Immunity: He keeps coming back no matter how many times he is defeated, though Phelous usually is quick to get rid of him once more.
  • Nice Hat: He is most easily identified by his black Stetson hat.
  • Not Quite Dead: Was seen being exploded by Comicron-1. Appeared again later.
  • Unexplained Recovery: Invoked, parodied, and at one point defied.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: In his first appearance, he had a weakness to Purple Lightning. This never came up again in his following appearances, though.
  • Why Don't You Just Shoot Him?: Averted in the Jeeper Creepers review, where Phelous decides to end the storyline already, which he does by just walking to D1 and shooting him.


  • Only Sane Man: One of the few characters on the show to not particularly be either a jerk or an idiot, instead just trying to cope with Phelous' nonsense.
  • Running Gag: His function in the show essentially consists in coming and punching Phelous whenever he does a Mortal Kombat joke.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: To Phelous; their animosity doesn't go beyond Sub-Zero being irritated by his Mortal Kombat jokes, but Phelous apparently sees him as a more credible nemesis than Phelous D1.
  • Transplant: This version of the character originated in Mortal Komedy.

    Old Man

A character from Goodtimes Entertainment's version of Beauty and the Beast.

  • Abusive Parents:
    • Manipulated his daughter into giving herself to the Beast to save his own skin, and when he learned he can get money from losing his children he offered up the rest of his kids.
    • He also named his third daughter "Beauty", after the other two (and one son) got too ugly to keep the name.
  • Adaptational Comic Relief: Much more humorous in the web show.
  • Adaptational Villainy: In the original film, he was just a foolish old man, but in Phelous' web series he's a Laughably Evil jerkass.
  • Affably Evil: He's very goofy, ditzy, and jovial, but as the other tropes show you he isn't a Nice Guy.
  • Ascended Extra: Was a minor character in the original movie, but became a villain on Phelous' show.
  • Big Eater: He eats a lot.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: To his own family no less. He guilt tripped his own daughter into taking his place as Beast's prisoner while posing as the gentle, caring father he was meant to be in the actual film.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: Gets out of the movie to throw Phelous away in the garbage after declaring him completely useless.
  • Breakout Character: He's been featured in almost all of Phelous' videos after his first appearance, and even got his own show!
  • The Cameo: Makes brief appearances in more and more of Phelous' videos.
  • Catch Phrase: Has a few of them.
  • Character Exaggeration: In the original movie he was rather dense and made a few assumptions that he shouldn't have, but he didn't go around eating everything.
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: He holds some weird beliefs, such as assuming an open door, no matter where he sees it, means he has been invited inside for dinner, leading him to randomly wandering onto other people's private property and devouring whatever strikes his fancy (which be literally any- and everything). Other than that, he thinks if an object, animal, or even person has gotten wet, no matter how slightly, they have been rendered "completely useless" and must be thrown onto the nearest garbage dump.
  • Comedic Sociopathy: His defining characteristic.
  • Cuckoosnarker: In the Old Man Reads Creepypasta videos. Despite other videos cementing him as totally insane, and despite Phelous using the same, goofy voice for Old Man that he always does, Old Man still makes a lot of biting remarks at the stories he reads, and their writers.
  • Dirty Coward: This dude sold out his daughter to save his own skin.
  • The Ditz: He's a real Cloudcuckoolander.
  • Do Wrong, Right: Part of why he dislikes his Bevanfield counterpart is that he failed to get any money from giving up his daughter to the Beast. Considering the man's dire financial straits, he's not exactly wrong.
  • Dumbass Has a Point: Ironically enough, he's the one to remind other cartoon characters that they're supposed to keep Phelous off drugs at the end of the Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue review.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: While he isn't Father of the Year material, there are moments where he's disgusted with other fathers in animated fairy tales for their actions.
    • He's appalled with Maria's Father in the Beauty and the Beast anime due to the latter's fondness of Disproportionate Retribution. He even refused to say his "completely useless now" line when Maria's Father makes a snide comment on Maria being wet... after he gets her a dildo.
    • He also seems to despise Good Times's Cinderella's father for his neglect of his own daughter.
    • Let's not forget his contempt for the Bevanfield version of Beauty's father. He's disgusted at his counterpart trying to arrange an incestuous marriage for his daughter, and calls him out for not accompanying her to the Beast's house.
  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": He was never given a name in the film, to the point that the credits simply listed him as "Old Man".
  • Evil Is Hammy: Very over the top.
  • Evil Old Folks: He's an old man and capable of breaking into Wonderland.
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: He is a man who is old.
  • Extreme Omnivore: Oooh! A delicious trope! *CHOMP*
  • Fat Bastard: He's overweight and a total jerkass.
  • Fat Idiot: Not only is he a Fat Bastard who will eat just about anything, he's also absurdly gullible and
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: He wears tiny spectacles and is an obnoxious snarker.
  • Gag Nose: His schnoz is large and bulbous
  • Genius Ditz: He may be an idiot, but he also has a keen sense of other people's stupidity, as seen in the Old Man Reads Creepypasta videos. He's also capable of tricking Old Mayor, who's even dumber than he is, into giving him all his money.
  • Greed: Amassing wealth is one of his primary motivations. He's even willing to sacrifice his own children for some more moolah.
  • Harmless Villain: Most of his evil schemes ultimately fail in the end.
  • Heel Realization: Downplayed, but he has a surprising brief moment of remorse for how he treats his kids while reading "Squidward's Suicide."
    "I- I sure hope my kids aren't as big into suicide as this freak is. Though, I probably didn't help things by naming only one of them 'Beauty.' I'm a bad parent..."
  • Hidden Depths: Shows a surprising amount of lucidity in the Old Man Reads Creepypasta videos.
  • Hilariously Abusive Childhood: His shtick is all about what a darkly humorous Laughably Evil Abusive Parent he is to his family.
  • Horror Host: Played for Laughs. He, a goofy old man, reads Creepypastas in "Old Man Reads Creepypasta."
  • Hypocritical Humor:
    • Calls out Alice for eating random things in Wonderland when he eats random things all the time.
    • He also calls Cinderella's dad a "loser" for not having a real name.
    • He dislikes his cousin, Old Mayor, because of his "stupid weird voice" and for displaying strange and off-putting behavior.
    • He doubts that "Squidward's Suicide" will be scary because "who the hell really cares what happens to a cartoon, am I right?" This is accompanied by a still from the animated movie he comes from, with the Beast terrorizing him.
  • Idiot Ball: If something ever gets wet, it's completely useless.
  • Jerkass: He's an Abusive Father, Dirty Coward, and overall isn't a nice guy.
  • Karma Houdini: Of course Played for Laughs, he gets off completely scott-free for all his wrongdoings.
  • Kill It with Water: Invoked and Played for Laughs. If something gets even slightly wet, Old Man will insist that "it's completely useless now."
  • Large Ham: He's very over the top in his characterization.
  • Laughably Evil: He's a psychopathic coward, but he's so damn funny.
  • Manipulative Bastard: The man guilt-tripped his daughter into offering to die in his place.
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: Fathered six children. Unfortunately, he's not a good parent to any of them, with his third son getting it the worst.
  • Offing the Offspring: He apparently snapped his third son's neck because he only wanted two boys.
  • Psychotic Smirk: Whenever he goes "HeeeeEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEeeee!"
  • Related in the Adaptation: He's the cousin of the Mayor in The Christmas Tree.
  • Scatterbrained Senior: Yep.
  • Simpleton Voice: Phelous does a very goofy, stupid-sounding voice for the Old Man, the kind of voice you might use when quoting someone you hate.
  • Speech Impediment: He-be-de- he sometimes stutters at the beginning of his sentences. This was taken from the original movie, where his original voice actor did the same stutter for him.
  • Too Dumb to Live: You wouldn't believe how many times he saw the door to somebody's house creak open and assume that it was an invitation for him to come in and eat their stuff.
  • Villainous Glutton: A hilariously abusive dad who eats a lot.

    Old Mayor

A character from The Christmas Tree. He is an elderly mayor and Old Man's cousin. He is (somehow) even dumber than Old Man, who frequently takes advantage of him.

    Fat Grandma 

A semi-recurring character who occasionally shows up in Phelous' reviews. See the Atop the Fourth Wall character page for more information.



A raccoon that appears in many Dingo Pictures movies, being the unofficial mascot.

  • The Alcoholic: Been shown drinking booze in Pocahontas and the Cabin Fever remake.
  • An Axe to Grind: Wabuu's favorite Weapon of Choice for his murderous deeds.
  • Big Eater: Fish, garbage, bowls of milk left for cats, fat berries(or bearies?), Wabuu's got an appetite.
  • Catch Phrase: "Most of the X is soooo stupid. Heh-heh-heh."
    • "Foooor youuuu!"
  • Comedic Sociopathy: Wabuu's defining trait in the Phelous-verse. He kills characters left and right and laughs it off as if it's nothing more than a joke.
  • Disproportionate Retribution:
    • He constantly tries to kill Wuschel the squirrel (and did, in some cases) because he finds him annoying.
    • In the Animal Soccer World video, he beheaded Harry the reporter for calling him a bad soccer player and played soccer with his head. Earlier, he also beheaded two giraffes who laughed at him when he was trying out for the Jungle Kings team.
  • Even Evil Has Standards:
    • He was disgusted by the doctor's casual attitude towards dying children in the Dingo's Balto ripoff.
      Doctor: So, what's for dinner?
      Wabuu: YOU ARE! (throws him into the fire)
    • He's also put off by John Smith's creepy reaction to finding out what Pocahontas' name means in Dingo's Pocahontas.
      John Smith: (Suggestive voice) Pocahontas... "Little rascal"... I like that.
      Wabuu: What a creep! And look who's saying that!
    • Seeing the Dalmatian Puppies being forced in to Child Labor, and said to have been beaten, makes Wabuu visibly uncomfortable about Dingo.
  • Evil Twin: He is the evil twin of the Waboo from the East Dub. He even lampshades it to Phelous:
    " Of course I'm the evil one: I just shot the other racoon in cold blood!"
  • The Hyena: Prone to laughing for little to no reason. His laugh is quieter than many examples, however.
  • Hypocritical Humor: In the review of The Rapsittie Street Kids: Believe in Santa, he calls Nicole's laugh stupid — right before letting out his own trademark stupid laugh.
  • Interspecies Romance: Has an on again-off again relationship with Lucy, a white cat.
  • Politically Incorrect Hero: Referred to as a casual homophobe in the Dingo Pictures version of Cabin Fever.
  • Rascally Raccoon: He is referred to as the Cheeky Raccoon.
  • Time Travel: How he keeps appaering in movie set centuries apart.
  • Would Not Hurt A Child: Harming children seems to be the only thing that Wabuu won't do. He gets upset when children are even implied to being harmed.

    Halloweenie and THOSE ASSHO- Friends! 

  • Curse Cut Short: It's a running gag that his STUPID IDIOT- wonderful manager cuts him off when he gets too angry.
  • Catch Phrase: Spoooooooky!
  • Depraved Kids' Show Host: He is sociopathic, swears all the time (though it's constantly edited out), and seems to have nothing but contempt for his audience.
  • Dem Bones: Subverted. He has a giant skull for a head, but he can't do much with his USELESS FAKE- real hands.
  • He-Man Woman Hater: He also doesn't seem to like women very much.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: Sounds like Peter Lorre.
  • Skull for a Head: His head is a giant skull. He stated earlier it was a mask, but weirdly enough, he has been shown to keep wearing it even outside of his show.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Pumpkinweenie. Despite their animosity towards each other, he does seem to value Pumpkinweenie's presence.


Halloweenie's co-host, added in Season 2.


Halloweenie's (temporary) replacement, added in Season 3.
  • Never Found the Body
    • Ultiamtely subverted. In season 5, Halloweenie admits he had no idea where he was going with that.

Jason Jefferies

Halloweenie's manager. Previously voiceless, but appears on-camera in Season 5.
  • Bad Boss: He makes no secret about how much he hates Halloweenie. Sure, he may have a point about how much of a jerk Halloweenie is, but he also admits to deliberately trolling him.
  • The Ghost: Subverted in Season 5.
  • Remember the New Guy?: Downplayed. It's implied that he's the guy Halloweenie was yelling at in seasons 1-4, though season 5 marked his first on-camera appearance.
  • Suddenly Voiced: Makes his first voiced, on-screen appearance in Season 5.


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