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This is a Character Sheet for characters from Phineas and Ferb that do not fall under the Main Characters, Youth, or Adult categories.


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    Norm 
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If I'm gonna be a conqueror and win my father's love,
I'll take it to the people with the eagle, not the dove
"We're all very impressed with your numbers, sir!"
Voiced by: John Viener, Joel McHale (prototype head)

A slightly scatterbrained android build by Dr. Doofenshmirtz to destroy Perry the Platypus in the episode "Greece Lightning", based on the Doctor misinterpreting an old film strip about how "the greatest enemy of the platypus is man". Norm eventually started showing up in later episodes helping out Doofenshmirtz with the occasional evil scheme. He has some of the personality attributes of an eerily-cheerful office-worker from The ’50s, with an occasional sarcastic streak.


  • Affably Evil: He's fond of spouting random dialogue more appropriate to a married, white-collar suburbanite than a killer robot originally designed to attack platypi on sight.
  • Anti-Villain: Every time he has served as an antagonist, he is either following orders or believes he can earn Doofenshmirtz's affection by doing so.
  • Ascended Extra: Started out as one of Doof's inventions (after learning "the enemy of the platypus is man", he built a robot man), and then began making more appearances as Doof's lovable but bungling henchman, and even had two episodes centered around him ("A Real Boy" & "Norm Unleashed").
  • Beware the Silly Ones: In "Norm Unleashed".
  • Big Little Brother: He's technically this to Vanessa. He's younger than her, much bigger than her, and he considers Doofenshmirtz his father.
  • Captain Obvious: "I'm drilling!"
  • Characterization Marches On: From one-off scheme of Doofenshmirtz's who only spoke in pre-programmed lines, to occasional Servile Snarker, to a full-blown character with motivations, his own episodes, and even his own songs.
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: Especially in earlier appearances, when he could only speak in cliche sitcom phrases, but has been toned down somewhat since his character grew out of that tendency. Though he's noticeably odd throughout the series, being a Literal-Minded robot.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Instead of building complex -inators, Norm decides to conquer the Tri-State Area the old fashioned way, with weaponry
  • Crazy-Prepared: Retrofits himself with a massive arsenal of weapons in "Norm Unleashed", all of which are exactly what he needs to counter Perry's usual attempts to stop him.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: He took down a much larger and more advanced robot with a cup of coffee once to save Doofenshmirtz.
    • And in "Norm Unleashed", he needs to take over Doofenshmirtz's role in conquering the Tri-State Area and does so in spectacular fashion.
  • A Day in the Limelight: "A Real Boy", "Love at First Byte", and "Norm Unleashed". "Phineas and Ferb-Busters!" also focuses on him more than usual.
  • Dissonant Serenity: Justified since he's a robot. His voice is cheerful and upbeat, yet his dialogue is darkly comical.
  • Do-Anything Robot: Even Doofenshmirtz is not aware of his full functionality. And on top of that he can be retrofitted with new parts quite easily.
  • The Dragon: Doofenshmirtz's main (and usually only) accomplice in his evil schemes.
  • Giant Mook: The largest prominent recurring character in the show and Doofenshmirtz's robotic assistant.
  • Heel–Face Turn: In the Series Finale, he decides to give up evil for good, as he is last seen talking with Doof, Vanessa, and Perry about their adventures.
  • Hypercompetent Sidekick: He proves to be a more effective villain than Doofenshmirtz, and actually gives Perry a decent challenge.
  • Graceful Loser: "Ah, I see what you're going for. Well played, sir."
  • Killer Robot: He was created to destroy platypuses, but he generally subverts this after his first appearance, not being malicious on his own. However, when given the freedom to come up with his own evil scheme in "Norm Unleashed", he plays this terrifyingly straight, opting to destroy the Tri-State Area with weapons if the citizens don't surrender.
  • Literal-Minded: Frequently. For instance, when Doofenshmirtz impatiently tells him to "stuff it", he literally puts the chocolate cake he had been holding into his own mouth. (Since he is a robot and lacks a digestive system, it just comes back out of his ears.) In fact, his whole reason for being is this trope, due to Doofenshmirtz thinking the natural enemy of the platypus is man, he built a giant robotic man to exterminate Perry.
  • Machine Monotone: He is a robot after all.
  • Mad Love: Norm has this for Doofenshmirtz in a "Well Done, Son!" Guy sort of way. Doof has no parental affection for him, but it doesn't stop Norm from trying.
  • Morph Weapon: He has a few of these.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: He does a very impressive job on the one occasion where he had to take over from Doofenshmirtz in trying to conquer the Tri-State Area.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: Sometimes, like in "Phineas and Ferb-busters!"
  • Pinocchio Syndrome: He wants to be a real Boy. There's even a song about it.
  • Running Gag: Norm demonstrating an ability or attribute of his that happens to be just what Doofenshmirtz needs, and Doof remarking that he really needs to read Norm's instruction manual. Has only been used twice thus far, though.
  • Sarcasm-Blind: Due to being Literal-Minded. Interestingly, he does have a snarky streak of his own.
  • Servile Snarker: Rarely, but that just makes it funnier.
    • By contrast, his prototype head was nothing but a snarker.
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: With Chloe, who is the robotic assistant of Doofenshmirtz's biggest rival in evil, Rodney.
  • Stepford Smiler: Doesn't really show much expression sans that smile no matter what he's feeling (though his smile does flip into a frown on rare occasions, especially in later episodes). Justified, as he's a robot who can't show expressions.
    (big smile) "Now I know I have a heart—-because it's breaking!" (Single Tear)
    • Taken even further in "A Real Boy", when he's shown to have several backup heads meant to show different emotions... and they all have exactly the same expression as his normal head.
    • "Secretly I'm very lonely!"
    • "Space is cold and unforgiving. Just like my father."
    • "Why must I be alone?"
  • Sudden Anatomy: Grows a platypus-sized control station in his torso in "A Traffic Cam Caper", when Perry needs to use him as Powered Armor. Later, this spot is occupied by a squirrel on an exercise wheel, which, based on "A Real Boy", seems to have become a permanent attribute.
  • Sycophantic Servant: Sees Doofenshmirtz as a father figure.
  • Took a Level in Badass: He nearly beats Perry in "Norm Unleashed". In the Series Finale, he managed to help Doof set up a series of 30 traps to finally defeat Perry, which allowed Doof to succeed in taking over the Tri-State Area by being elected as its first Tri-Governor, much to Norm's delight.
  • Transforming Mecha: "Undercover Carl" shows that he can transform into a flatbed truck (though a special license is apparently needed to drive him in this form), which left Doof very proud of him and even promising to finish his popsicle wife, much to Norm's delight.
  • Villain Song: "Weaponry".
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: In his Villain Song he even calls Dr. Doofenshmirtz "father" and does his best to win Doofenshmirtz's approval. He has little success, but "Love at First Byte" shows that Doofenshmirtz does have some affection for him and is very proud of him for winning Chloe's heart.
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    Talking Zebra 
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Do you fear the number seven?
Does a zebra call you "Kevin"?
"Oh, it gets much stranger, Kevin..."
Voiced by: Jeff Bennett

A mysterious talking zebra who tends to show up whenever Candace is hallucinating or dreaming. He seems to think Candace's name is "Kevin".


    Meap 
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"Meap!"
Voiced by: Lorenzo Lamas, Jeff Foxworthy (while using the Southern translator mustache), Jeff "Swampy" Marsh (while using the British translator mustache)

A small, adorable alien who initially crash landed in Phineas and Ferb's yard and was nicknamed "Meap" based on his curious vocalizations. In spite of his appearance he is strong enough to defeat opponents many times his size and turns out to be an intergalactic security agent in charge of stopping Mitch. It has been shown that he belongs to a species whose language is composed solely of the word "Meap" and can shoot destructive rainbow-colored beams from their mouth.


  • Aliens Speaking English: But only if he wears a translator.
  • Badass Adorable: In spite of his appearance, he is an experienced member of the Space Police for good reason.
  • Breath Weapon: He can fire a destructive beam from his mouth.
  • Hero of Another Story: Has many missions throughout the galaxy, but only occasionally appears in the show.
  • Informed Attractiveness: Many other characters unanimously consider him to be cute.
  • Killer Rabbit: Small and cute, but can shoot Frickin' Laser Beams and is incredibly strong.
  • Nice Hat: The pink top of his head is actually a hat.
  • Odd Friendship: He and Candace relate to one another due to both of them considering it their duty to bust wrongdoers.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: His real name has never been revealed and his human friends all refer to him as "Meap", based on what his native language sounds like to them. Even Mitch calls him such in "Meapless in Seattle", despite being the same species as him.
  • Pintsized Powerhouse: He is able to subdue Mitch with little effort, despite the criminal being much larger while wearing a mechanical suit.
  • Pokémon Speak: Without a translator, all he can say is "Meap".
  • Police are Useless: Averted, as he is implied to be consistently successful at capturing criminals. He is more limited by the judicial system of his home planet, in which the worst punishment possible is a time out. While he is defeated by Mitch in "Meapless in Seattle", everyone besides Isabella was equally helpless against Mitch by that point, and indeed he was the only Meapian to actually put up any fight at all.
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter: Repeatedly referred to as being cute, even in-universe.
  • Space Police: His job is to hunt down and arrest criminals throughout the galaxy.
  • Super Cute Super Powers: His rainbow death ray.
  • Talking with Signs: This is how he communicates with humans without a translator.
  • Translator Microbes: His various mustaches.
  • Vocal Dissonance: Averted when he's speaking his native language, but when he uses a translator his voice becomes surprisingly deep.
  • The Worf Effect: In "Meapless in Seattle", the cute-ified Mitch takes him by surprise during their fight and defeats him, leaving it up to Isabella to face the poacher.

    Mitch 
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He's Mitch! But some people call him "Big Mitch"!
"You don't get it. You're my prisoners. You should be afraid of me!"
Voiced by: David Mitchell

An evil alien poacher who cruises the galaxies looking for rare specimens and occasionally tries to take over his home planet.


  • Aliens Speaking English: But only if he wears a translator.
  • Bad is Good and Good is Bad: Does not like to be called a zookeeper, as it "legitimizes" his evildoing.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Very silly and hammy, but he's still a serious threat and comes close to winning in "Meapless in Seattle".
  • "Blackmail" Is Such an Ugly Word: Inverted. He prefers to be called a poacher, as calling him a zookeeper "sort of legitimizes" his abduction of alien races.
  • Breath Weapon: He can fire a destructive beam from his mouth.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: He explicitly claims that he is not a nice guy.
  • Cuteness Proximity: He tried to take over a planet by inflicting everyone with this after he enhancing himself with cuteonium.
  • Egomaniac Hunter: Mitch captures the galaxy's rarest creatures for his personal collection.
  • Evil Brit: Which is a bit weird, because the same translator mustaches render Meap's speech as American accented and it was later shown that there are various models tied to specific accents.
  • Evil Poacher: His main crime seems to be poaching rare creatures throughout the galaxy, but he's tried more ambitious schemes as well.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Speaks in a deep voice, at least when he uses a translator.
  • I Have Many Names: Tries to invoke this, but the only two he can really come up with are Mitch, and, well, some of the guys call him "Big Mitch".
  • Informed Attractiveness: After taking the cuteonium.
  • Killer Rabbit: He's a member of Meap's species. He only looks big because he's wearing a suit.
  • Laughably Evil: His hamminess and Card-Carrying Villain tendencies make him amusing.
  • Luke, I Am Your Father: Parodied but averted.
    Mitch: Just so we're clear, I am not your father.
  • Mecha-Mooks: He has an army of these.
  • Mobile-Suit Human: An alien variant. He wears a suit that makes him much taller than he actually is. Said suit can also move on its own, though it doesn't seem too bright.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: He's relatively ineffectual in his first appearance, spending most of his time complaining about how the protagonists are not as scared of him as they should be. In "Meapless in Seattle", however, he successfully gets his hands on the cuteonium and incapacitates almost all the heroes. If it weren't for Isabella being able to out-cute him, he would have won.
  • Pokémon Speak: Without his mustache, all he can say is "Meap".
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter: Granted, he's less cute than the others of his kind. Definitely supposed to be one after taking cuteonium though.
  • Super Cute Super Powers: Being a member of Meap's species, he turns out to be capable of firing sparkling death rays as well.
  • Tom the Dark Lord: A wanted intergalactic criminal named... Mitch.
  • Translator Microbes: His mustache.
  • Villain of Another Story: The worst punishment he can receive on his home planet is a time out, thus it is implied that he has to be constantly recaptured. However, he only visits Earth occasionally and so is rarely involved in the show's plot.
  • Villainous Breakdown: Suffers this in his first appearance when he has had enough of Phineas's cluelessness, causing him to rant about how he is keeping him and the others trapped on his ship. This distraction allows Candace to release Meap and attack Mitch.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He was willing to keep Phineas, Ferb, and Isabella imprisoned on his ship, and sent his mobile suit to attack them in "Meapless in Seattle".

    Pinky the Chihuahua 
"Arf!"
Voiced by: Dee Bradley Baker

Isabella's pet chihuahua, later revealed to be an O.W.C.A. secret agent. He works in a different division from Perry the Platypus, under Admiral Acronym, and is the nemesis of Professor Poofenplotz.


    Terry the Turtle 
In another another dimension, Terry is Baljeet's pet turtle in a world where the Gelatin Monster has taken over, still working as an agent of O.W.C.A. But in the first and second dimensions, he's still an agent of O.W.C.A., though his owner isn't Baljeet.


  • Anthropomorphic Zig-Zag: Presumably. He's never seen outside of agent mode.
  • Canon Immigrant: Originally made for the Across the Second Dimension video game for Wii and PS 3, but Dan and Swampy liked him so much he's got counterparts in the first and second dimensions.
  • Nice Hat: OWCA's trademark fedora.
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    Planty the Potted Plant 
When Perry was too busy dealing with Dennis the Rogue Rabbit to take on Doofenshmirtz, Doof gave a nearby potted plant a folded newspaper hat and a trap so he could have someone to talk to. He ended up foiling Doofenshmirtz's plan and became a full agent of O.W.C.A.


    Harry the Hyena, Karen the Cat and Maggie the Macaw 
Voiced by: Jane Kaczmarek and Danny Jacob (Maggie),
New agents of O.W.C.A. being trained by Perry alongside another recruit. Heinz Doofenshmirtz the "Ocelot".
  • Amazing Technicolor Population: Harry is a purple hyena, though he didn't have that in his first appearance way back in "Toy to the World"
  • Big Eater: Harry is seen eating an armful of burgers in a freezeframe of Perry's squad working at a burger joint, and in another freezeframe is competing in a hot dog eating contest.
  • The Big Guy: Harry isn't just the muscle of the squad, he's also the biggest member of Perry's squad, not counting Doofenshmirtz.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Karen the Cat might seem like an ordinary cat even when in agent mode, but she's very good at taking out giant mecha-fleas.
  • The Hyena: Harry, being a hyena, has a tendency to laugh.
  • Nice Hat: Their fedoras have a yellow band on them to show they're still trainees. But they've earned their black bands at the end.
  • Talking Animal: Maggie, being a Macaw, is naturally O.W.C.A.'s second chattiest agent.

    Peter the Panda 
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But now you're doing battle,
with a panda from Seattle,

A secret agent panda from Seattle who temporarily replaced Perry as Doofenshmirtz's nemesis. It was later revealed that this replacement was actually part of Doofenshmirtz's plan to defeat the O.W.C.A., upon which Peter and Perry worked together to foil the scheme. Peter has since shown up to assist Perry on several other missions.


  • Pintsized Powerhouse: About the same size as Perry and also capable of kicking ass.
  • Poor Communication Kills: "Lost in Danville" implies that he became Doofenshmirtz's "thwarty-call" because he was having communication issues with his nemesis Dr. Mystery, who becomes jealous and kidnaps Doofenshmirtz so he can wipe him out of existence. Granted, all of this happened in an alternate universe, but considering the multiverse theory...
  • The Quiet One: Even compared to the other animal agents.
  • The Speechless: Notable in that he's not even known to make any other sounds (though he's shown singing alongside other agents during "Carpe Diem").
  • The Stoic: He literally shows no expression at all most of the time.
  • The Worf Effect: In The Movie, he is quickly defeated by the invading Norm Bots.

    Dennis the Rogue Rabbit 

A former O.W.C.A. agent turned mercenary. Currently incarcerated, but occasionally escapes to serve as one of Perry's more challenging opponents. Candace, meanwhile, sees him as a much more desirable pet than Perry.

  • Badass Adorable: A super-criminal bunny rabbit.
  • Evil Counterpart: More or less what Perry would be if he ever went over to the dark side.
  • Fallen Hero: A former O.W.C.A. Agent.
  • Hair-Raising Hare: A cute bunny and one of the most dangerous villains in the series.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Might go through this as shown by his remorseful look as he is imprisoned a second time.
  • Hero Killer: He doesn't kill them, but it's heavily implied that he took down and seriously injured at least two O.W.C.A. agents in his first episode.
  • Killer Rabbit: Literally (though of course he never kills anyone).
  • Master of Disguise: Described as such by Major Monogram, though other than his "pet mode" his disguises are about as paper-thin as Perry's.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: Like Perry, he pretends to be a mindless pet around most people.
  • Powered Armor: Doof outfits him with this for his second battle with Perry.
  • Rogue Agent: Originally an O.W.C.A. agent, Dennis went rogue and turned merc-for-hire.
  • The Speechless: Like all the other animals, he doesn't speak.
  • Stock Animal Diet: Has a serious addiction to carrots. It's his one weakness.

    Balloony 
A balloon that Doofenshmirtz obtained as a child. He painted a face on it and considered it his friend, but one day it drifted away. Doofenshmirtz would learn as an adult that Balloony had floated into outer space and been captured by the alien poacher Mitch, but was disappointed when the balloon "refused" to follow him any longer.
  • Animate Inanimate Object: This was ambiguous in his first appearance, but "Meapless in Seattle" appears to confirm that he does have a mind of his own.
  • Companion Cube: A balloon that Doofenshmirtz considered to be his best childhood friend.
  • Disney Death: In "Meapless in Seattle". Then double subverted in "This is Your Backstory".
  • The Dragon: To Mitch in "Meapless in Seattle".
  • Face–Heel Turn: With respect to Doofenshmirtz.
  • Heel–Face Turn: With respect to Doofenshmirtz in "Meapless in Seattle".
  • Heroic Sacrifice: In "Meapless in Seattle".
  • Killed Off for Real: In "This is Your Backstory".
  • Non-Standard Character Design: It's just a balloon with a face... a disturbingly realistically-rendered face.
  • Powered Armor: He wears one of these in "Meapless in Seattle". Technically it doesn't serve well as armor (he is still entirely unprotected), but it allows him to move more efficiently and manipulate objects.
  • Redemption Equals Death: In "Meapless in Seattle".
  • The Speechless: Has some ambiguously sentient traits, but definitely doesn't talk.
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