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    Otto Rocket 

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The leader of the group. A vain athlete whose arrogant attitude and short-sighted judgment always gets him in trouble (though he always seems to make things right at the end), Otto is usually seen to be the most driven and intense in skateboarding, surfing, etc.

Voiced by Joseph Ashton

Tropes associated with Otto:

  • The Ace: He's pretty much a master of all extreme sports.
    • In "Race Across New Zealand", he won or would have won all the trials if his contestant hadn't cheated.
      • Except the last one, in which he gave up the win for his bestfriend.
  • Aesop Amnesia: Sure he'll make things he screwed up right at the end, but he'll only end up doing something much worse the next episode.
  • Always Someone Better: What Twister was to him in the episode "Total Luger".
  • Ambiguously Brown: Eventually revealed to be Half-Hawaiian.
  • Attention Whore: Don't get us started.
  • Big Brother Instinct: For all his faults, Otto will not tolerate you messing with his friends.
  • Book Dumb: He was never good at school.
  • Broken Pedestal: Otto experiences this with his favorite skateboarding movie star, Donny Lightning, who is a HUGE Jerkass, has all his stunts done by a (female) stunt double, doesn't even know how to skateboard, and rudely rejects Otto's request for an autograph.
  • Brother–Sister Team: With Reggie most of the times.
  • Can't Get Away with Nuthin': Good luck naming an episode in which Otto is let off the hook for his contemptuous actions. Even if the adults didn't get involved in his schemes, karma will eventually come back to bite him in some way.
  • Cheaters Never Prosper: He learns this the hard way in "Total Luger" and "Capture the Flag".
  • Competition Freak: You don't say?
  • Cool People Rebel Against Authority: More often than ever does he refuse to heed any authority figure's warnings to not do anything that would get him into trouble by doing it anyway simply to show how badass he is. Unsurprisingly, he pays for his mistake every time.
  • Dark-Skinned Redhead: Has dark red dreadlocks.
  • Determinator: His defining trait throughout the whole show.
  • Everyone Has Standards: As much of a Jerk Jock he is, he is not a bully and is disgusted by people who bully others, especially if his friends are the target.
  • Fatal Flaw: His impulse and lack of good judgment, most of which nearly costs him his life, on multiple occasions.
  • Flanderization: In the first few episodes, Otto's cockiness and jock tendencies were more toned down, and he often caught onto his own mistakes rather quickly, making him more of a Mr. Vice Guy. After Twister became more of a lovable idiot however, Otto took his place as the egomaniacal Jerk Jock of the team.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The Foolish Sibling to Reggie's Responsible Sibling.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: The choleric (reckless and egotistical)
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Anytime he sees someone surpass his skills as an extreme sportsman at whichever activities of said sport, he would show nothing but envy towards them.
  • Hypocritical Humor: In the episode "There's Something About Breezy".
    Breezy: I kind of get the feeling Reggie's not too crazy about me.
    Otto: No way. She just doesn't like to lose.
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: He will never accept the fact that someone is better than him at something. Take the episode "Total Luger" for example, where he cheated and took a shortcut to beat Twister (who is a better luger in comparison) in a luging race.
  • It's All About Me: He wants exactly everything to be about himself and can never learn to take a back seat for once.
  • Jerkass: Let's see. He's overly competitive, arrogant, and looks down upon others who aren't as good. Yeah, he definitely fits this trope.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: Even he takes the location of the "secret spot" seriously, and refuses to tell anyone so he doesn't betray his father's trust. Even when threatened by Twister to tell him, he later explains to the others how he was smart enough to leave out an important detail about where it really is in case something goes wrong.
  • Jerk Jock: Goes hand-in-hand with being an extreme sports athlete.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Sure Otto is a complete jerk, even to his friends, but he does learn from his past mistakes once in a while and is willing to do the right thing. And heaven help you if you mess with his friends.
  • Large Ham: Is he ever.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Make no mistake! For every sordid act Otto often pulls, he will indeed suffer the impending consequences. How often he's struck with this depends on how far his arrogance and rebellion goes.
  • Missing Mom: His and Reggie's mother is revealed to have been deceased since the two were so young.
  • The Napoleon: A downplayed example. Otto is really more arrogant than angry.
  • Narcissist: Aside from the fact that he constantly boasts about his skills as an athlete, he also admires himself far too often.
  • Never My Fault: On many occasions, such as in the episode "Earnest Otto" when he blamed Twister for his broken board.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Thanks to his big mouth in "Pool's Out For Everyone", Otto broke his promise to keep Eddie's empty pool in his backyard a secret from the others and as a result, they end up crashing the latter's yard.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: Most times, when someone unintentionally shows up Otto or proves themselves to better at something that he is, his ego will deny it outright before grudgingly accepting it; this makes it all the more unusual in "Powergirl Surfers" when he's paired up against Trish in an impromptu surfing challenge and doesn't even hesitate to say (in a squeaky voice) that she's really good.
    • Otto's also never been one to back down from a challenge, but in "Bruised Man's Curve", when the day to challenge Lars on the titular mountain board course arrives, Otto's confidence is shaken so much that he outright remarks that he can't do it. Reggie couldn't believe her ears at that comment.
  • Pride: He shows this far too often.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The Manly Man to Sam's Sensitive Guy.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: While he's definitely very proficient at sports, he often overestimates himself into believing he's better than he really is, such as believing he would perform the Super McVarial 900 in the competition after a tennis ball a day prior gave him an extra spin.
  • Sore Loser: Otto has a really hard time accepting defeat.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Otto falls towards this an awful lot.
    • In the episode "Big Thursday", he tried to surf with The Rhino in a turbulent storm and nearly drowns in the ocean, which would've happened had Raymundo not come around and rescued him.
    • In the episode "Big Dare Air", he and Reggie race each other in a big jump that was for adults only. While Reggie squelches herself from taking the jump, Otto pays for his mistake and breaks his leg.
    • In the episode "Back Bowl", Otto and Twister sneak into a back bowl that is said to be off limits and get lost. They nearly freeze to death until Raymundo and Tito rescue them.
    • In the episode "Hurricane Maurice", Otto and Twister get caught in the hurricane trying to retrieve the video camera Twister left at the pier a day prior and are almost crushed by the board in the wave until they are saved by Lt. Tice Ryan.
    • In The Movie, he convinces Reggie to go surfing during a storm at an extremely dangerous surfing location (not that she needed as much convincing as she normally would because she was angry at Raymundo for, in her mind, replacing her mother with his new girlfriend) and not only nearly gets them both killed but also their father when his retrieval attempt ends with all 3 of them trapped.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: As mentioned in his flanderization above, Otto became even more arrogant and egotistical in the later seasons, even going as far to sabotage his father's wedding just to participate in a skating contest.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: He is often the source of the gang's troubles, as he would talk Twister and Sam into sneaking in a place that is clearly off-limits or playing hooky.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: For once, Lars actually tried to team up with the other three in a hockey match while he replaces Otto, who is out with a broken leg. Does Otto accepts this? Nope! He instantly rides Lars away without so much of a "thanks". Well, part of the reason was that he wanted to call them out for lying to him earlier about the match being rescheduled, and just because he has a broken leg doesn't mean he can't play completely. Anyway, it's subverted when it doesn't work out (due to a hockey puck to his broken leg) and he gets the match postponed, where he decides that Lars can go ahead and take his place for the rematch.
    • He seems to be going for this trope at the end of "Back Bowl" and Reggie clearly thinks he's going to be mad that she and Sam broke their promise not to tell the adults about him and Twister going to the titular blocked-off area but instead Otto smiles and sincerely thanks her for it.
  • Unsportsmanlike Gloating: Whenever he does prevail in any form of competition, he never hesitates to rub it in his opponents' faces.
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: He acts more arrogant and full of himself than most other TV show protagonists.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Twister, even more so with Sam.

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    Reggie Rocket 

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Otto's older sister by two years. While no less competitive and skilled as an athlete, Reggie is also of calmer disposition and great maturity. She is also an aspiring publisher and most noted for her "Zine".

Voiced by Shayna Fox

Tropes associated with Reggie

  • Action Girl: Reggie is really talented at extreme sports.
  • Alliterative Name: Both of starting with R.
  • Ambiguously Brown: Like her brother, is Half-Hawaiian.
  • Bare Your Midriff: When she's in her swimsuit.
  • Berserk Button:
    • Reggie does not like being called Regina, not even by Raymundo.
    • She goes ballistic when Trent suggests that she should "definitely come watch" him and the guys play rugby.
    • Also, any sexist comment (such as saying someone else "plays like girls") towards her is sure to get her steamed.
  • Brother–Sister Team: With Otto most of the times.
  • Calling the Old Man Out: In "Race Across New Zealand", Ray spends most of the movie blatantly favoring Otto over Reggie due to an incident where the father of another competitor beat him in the same competition when he was Otto's age. Reggie finally gets fed up with this line of thinking and rips her dad apart, claiming that he doesn't care about her at all and just cares that Otto looks good. Since she and Raymundo normally have a good relationship and Ray treats both kids fairly, this is pretty sobering.
  • Chickification: Thankfully averted for the whole series, but Reggie does invoke this trope in one episode when she met Trent to try to get his attention by feigning her clumsiness in sports.
  • Compressed Vice: One episode has her learn a lesson about teamwork when she doesn't make the volleyball team due to hogging the ball in tryouts, which rings hollow since she already plays street hockey, another team sport, and even if this was her first time playing volleyball, she should at the very least know how a team is supposed to work together.
  • Deadpan Snarker: When she's annoyed.
  • Do Not Call Me "Paul": As stated above, no one is ever allowed to call her Regina.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The Responsible Sibling to Otto's Foolish Sibling.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: The Melancholic (the irritable sister).
  • Girliness Upgrade: It's minor, but in the episode "Ice Queens", Reggie participates in the figure skating competition while wearing a frilly, pink dress.
  • Hates Wearing Dresses: Zigzagged. As stated above, the only time she was seen in a dress was in the aforementioned episode mentioned above.
  • It's All About Me: She has a lot less of this attitude than her brother, but in one particular episode, she tried out for volleyball and ended up hogging all the glory for herself just to prove her skills.
  • Jerkass Ball: She's nicer than Otto, but she does have her Jerkass moments, particularly in episodes such as "Powergirl Surfers" (where she blames Otto for accepting the cover and letting the editor prefer him over her) and "Reggie and a Net" (where she hogs the ball during volleyball tryouts just to show off her own skills).
  • Kids Shouldn't Watch Horror Films: In "Reggie: The Movie", Reggie goes to see a horror movie called Sharkenstein's Revenge that scares her so badly that she blows a big surfing competition the next day. In this case, her father actually gave her permission to see the movie if she thought she could handle it and, although she didn't want to see it, she was goaded into it by her friends calling her chicken.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: The Masculine Girl to Sam's Feminine Boy.
  • Missing Mom: Reggie and Otto's mother is eventually revealed to have passed away while the two were young.
  • Not So Above It All: While Reggie is usually considered more scrupulous and responsible, she does have her moments where she can be just as rebellious and reckless as her brother.
  • Not So Different: And she's also no less competitive than her brother too.
  • One of the Boys: She hangs out with her brother and his male friends very often, not to mention that she is the only girl in the street hockey games.
  • Passionate Sports Girl: Like her brother, Reggie has a strong passion for extreme sports. In addition, she also has an affinity for volleyball.
  • Raised by Dudes: She is without a mother, leaving her with her father and brother.
  • The Smurfette Principle: She's also the only female of the four main cast.
  • Stay in the Kitchen: In one episode, she didn't take it well when Trent suggests that she should watch him and the rest of his friends play rugby, to which she misconstrued as an implication that girls can't play rugby.
  • Team Mom: Most of the time. Reggie is the most responsible member of the gang, and frequently tells the others to "put on their jackets" or "zip up their backpacks so books don't fall out". Often tries to stop the guys from doing something stupid or dangerous.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: The Tomboy to Clio's Girly Girl.
  • Tomboyish Name: Her real name is actually "Regina," but hates being called by her actual name and prefers to go by "Reggie."
  • Tsundere: Type B to be exact. While Reggie is normally level-headed and rational, she has her moments where she overreacts over minor comments she often misconstrues as sexist remarks and has a tendency to be a bit bossy at times.
  • Women Are Wiser: In spite of her Not So Above It All moments, she's still much more level-headed and morally grounded than her brother and friends.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Her hair is apparently naturally purple since she was never shown dyeing it.

    Maurice "Twister" Rodriguez 

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Otto's best friend who is Latino-American. An aspiring videographer, Twister is known for his lack of intelligence and is often teased by his big brother Lars. Despite his low intellect, however, he can get pretty clever at times.

Voiced by Ulysses Cuadra

  • Adorkable: He's clueless and absent-minded in a way that makes him lovable.
  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: He would sometimes let his mind meander in many occasions.
  • Berserk Button: Don't call him Squid.
  • Big Eater: Not as much as Sam, but he does love to eat a lot.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: Twister has shown in one episode that he is capable of being the captain of the team, but he later turns it down since he doesn't like thinking.
  • Cain and Abel: With Lars as the more controlled Abel.
  • Characterization Marches On: Twister was way more of a Jerkass in the first handful of episodes, and unambiguously bullied and scapegoated Sam. Later on, his more air headed habits started to make him more harmless and likable, with Otto taking over as the Jerk Jock of the group.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Tends to be pretty spacey at times.
  • The Drag-Along: He often finds himself being roped into Otto's rebellion in many episodes.
  • Dumbass Has a Point: He isn't the brightest but he has his moments of sanity, such as when he warns Otto against surfing during a big storm.
  • Embarrassing First Name: Twister dislikes his first name Maurice.
  • Flanderization: While Twister was just merely a bit slow in the first few episodes, he becomes almost comedically stupid to a point where he can't even spell a simple word, such as "trouble".
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: The sanguine (the simple-minded sidekick)
  • Genius Ditz: He was never too bright, but he is a skilled artist.
  • The Gift: He's a connoisseur at cameras.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: He continues to listen to everything Lars tells him and falls for his simple tricks. Also, he believes that Merv is an alien after reading a comic book Sam gave him.
  • Hypocritical Humor: The kid that hates being called by his real name makes fun of The Rhino's real name Walter.
  • Innocently Insensitive: While nowhere near as much of a jerk as Otto, Twister has plenty of moments where he unintentionally comes off as a jerk, such as inadvertently insulting a handicapped snowboarder that even Otto was disgusted with.
  • Meaningful Name: He got the nickname Twister from his love of extreme sports. Interestingly enough, his real name "Maurice" means "dark-skinned" in Latin.
  • Nice Hat: His trademark kangol hat.
  • Noodle Incident: Twister had a puppy once, but lost it. Everyone knows about this except for Twister himself.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: With the exception of his parents, everyone calls him Twister, though his friends and brother would call him by his real name when they are either annoyed with him or just want to tease him.
  • Ooh, Me Accent's Slipping: When he would speak, his Chicano accent can be heard sometimes if the viewer would listen closely.
  • Sarcasm-Blind: In many occasions, such as the episode "Blader Bowl".
    Otto: (mocking Sam) It's not my fault. I didn't ask him to put me on TV.
    Twister: Hey, Sam just said that a few minutes ago.
    Otto: I was making fun of him!
  • Took a Level in Dumbass: His stupidity in the later episodes get exaggerated to a point where he can't even spell simple words in a spelling test.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Fish tacos.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Otto.
  • Youngest Child Wins: He and his teammates often beat Lars and his team in hockey matches.

    Sam "The Squid" Dullard 

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The fourth member of the main crew. While not as athletically gifted as the other three, he has found a niche as the brains and conscience of the group and is also a "rock-solid" goalie when they play hockey.

voiced by Gary LeRoi Gray

  • Accidental Athlete: Sam Dullard's goalie skills, which are discovered when he casually swats away a hockey puck coming at him from behind.
  • Acrofatic: Despite not being very athletic.
  • Adorkable: And how.
  • Affectionate Nickname: The Squid.
  • The Artifact: According to Word of God, Sam wears an "N" on his shirt because he was originally meant to have moved to Ocean Shores from New York, but the letter was kept after his home state was changed to Kansas.
  • Big Eater: He is seen eating as much food as he could possibly chow down to.
  • Butt-Monkey: He is the least adept at extreme sports and is usually mocked by Otto and Twister for his inept skating ability.
  • Character Development: In the later seasons, he gets a little bit better at skating, though he doesn't quite reach Otto's level.
  • Compressed Vice: He was a jinx in just that one episode only, and it is never brought up again after that.
    • In another episode, he has asthma despite the fact that it was never hinted beforehand, and it's never mentioned in episodes after that.
  • Disappeared Dad: Until the episode "Father's Day Off". Afterwards, he is never seen or heard from again.
  • The Drag-Along: Since his friends are far more adept at skating than he is.
  • Even Nerds Have Standards: In "Loss of Squid", Sam meets Oliver for the first time and is happy to have a friend who shares his interest in science and computers. However, Sam later gets bored of him because Oliver doesn't like sports or games, has no sense of humor, is afraid of any physical activity, and doesn't want to do anything else except study. At the end of the episode, Sam introduces him to the gang and tries to get him to play hockey.
  • Extreme Doormat: Causes himself to get pushed around a little too often.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: The phlegmatic (voice of reason).
  • Geek Physique: He wears glasses and is pretty chubby.
  • The Gift: Sam is shown that while he (at first) had almost no skill in roller blading, he was an obscenely good goalie.
    • Surprisingly he gets a lot better at any of the sports done as the show progresses.
  • Grade Skipper: Despite being Otto and Twister's age, Sam has been revealed to skip two grades by his mother and is shown attending the same class as Reggie.
  • Insult Backfire: Squid was used to identify the new kid on the block and originally belonged to Twister, who hated it. When Sam arrived they gave him the squid nickname and he was generally pleased to have a nickname at all.
    • Mostly a nickname that wasn't "Dink".
    • Given that squids are extremely powerful and efficient predators, (to the point of some taking on sharks) it's somewhat bizarre that this is even used as an insult in the first place.
      • Reggie explained it was short for "squirrelly new kid".
    • Sam further embraced the Squid name in "Race Across New Zealand" when a local upon hearing his nickname told him the story of a mythological squid which became a spirit animal to Sam.
  • The Jinx: Though only for that one episode only and it's never brought up again.
  • Magikarp Power: In "The Longest Day", Sam was able to fully finish a full-day race by taking his time while everyone else wound up being too tired or injured to complete it to earn the gang a spot on Ocean Shore's Wall Of Fame.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: The Feminine Boy to Reggie's Masculine Girl.
  • Meaningful Name: Sam's last name, "Dullard," is initially used to identify him as a more intellectually inclined character.
  • Screams Like a Little Girl: Far too often. Taken Up to Eleven in the episode "Womp Race 2000".
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The Sensitive Guy to Otto's Manly Man.
  • The Short Guy with Glasses: He's the shortest of the group, wears glasses, and is very often the one with a plan.
  • Shorter Means Smarter: The shortest of the group and the brains as well.
  • The Smart Guy: He's the brightest of the gang and the one who usually comes up with the plans to help everyone out.
  • Token White: Otto and Reggie are half-Hawaiian and Twister is Latino, leaving Sam the only Caucasian character of the lead cast.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Got better at skating in the later seasons.
  • Unfortunate Names: Sam Dullard.
  • Weak, but Skilled: While not as athletic as the other three, he's an excellent goalie and has a gift of knowledge, acting as the brains of the group.

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Secondary Main Characters

    Raymundo "Ray" Rocket 

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Otto and Reggie's single father, Ray is a widower and a surfer of some renown. He owns a restaurant named The Shore Shack, where he works alongside his friend Tito.

voiced by John Kassir

  • Adults Are Useless: Averted. Ray actually proves to be very helpful for the kids.
  • Bumbling Dad: Sometimes. He can be pretty clumsy at times.
  • Faux Horrific: He's actually afraid of a harmless poodle.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Tito.
  • Papa Wolf: He's a pretty easygoing guy, but put his kids at risk like The Rhino did and all bets are off.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Sure Ray is very easygoing, but if either one of his kids get themselves in trouble, he's not afraid to lay down the law.
    • More specifically, whenever Otto does something dangerous that could have cost him his life, when everyone is safe, Raymundo goes full Father mode and punishes him.
  • Ship Tease: He has many of these moments with Officer Shirley. Ultimately, nothing comes of it, as Ray ends up getting remarried to Tito's cousin, Noelani, who was also really close with his first wife.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: Combined with Unreliable Narrator, Ray sometimes exaggerates how cool he was when he tells stories of his glory days.
  • Top-Heavy Guy: He's muscular on the waist up with rather scrawny legs.
  • Totally Radical: He has a tendency to use outdated lingo from his time.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Raymundo is severely cynophobic, being afraid of poodles in particular.

    Tito Makani 

Ray's best friend, a Hawaiian surfer and self-styled philosopher who helps Ray run his business.

voiced by Ray Bumatai

  • Acrofatic: Combined with his age, he still is able to perform sports such as surfing.
  • As Long as It Sounds Foreign: Aside from the fact that "Tito" isn't a Hawaiian name, there is no letter T in the Hawaiian alphabet.
  • Big Fun: His chubbiness doesn't stop him from having a good time.
  • Cordon Bleugh Chef: Due to his love for pineapples, Tito's dishes for the kids tend to be averse to them to say the least.
  • Mad Libs Catchphrase: "Like the ancient Hawaiians say, [insert proverb here].
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Ray.
  • Unreliable Narrator: Like Ray, Tito tends to exaggerate the flashbacks of him and Ray to get his point across.
  • Verbal Tic: Always starts his proverbs with "Like the Ancient Hawaiians say..." or something similar.

    Lars Rodriguez 

Twister's older brother who routinely picks on Twister and the rest of the kids.

Voiced by: Lombardo Boyer

  • Aloof Big Brother: As if bullying Twister wasn't enough, the brothers even compete against each other in hockey matches, much to their parents' dismay since it's hard to support their sons when one of them wins while the other loses.
  • Always Someone Better: When his team plays against the main four in hockey, they often lose.
  • Big Brother Bully: To Twister.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Towards Twister despite the above trope. He doesn't want his kid brother to get actually hurt and is willing to do lots of things to ensure that doesn't happen.
  • Butt-Monkey: When he and his gang compete against the main four, he, along with his gang, are often the losers of the game.
  • Cain and Abel: He's the Cain to Twister's Abel.
  • Competition Freak: Only rivaling Otto for this.
  • Gang of Bullies: He is often seen with his lackeys Pi and Sputz (and later in the second season, Animal).
  • Go-Karting with Bowser: In one episode, he plays hockey with Reggie, Sam and Twister, filling in for Otto who suffered a broken leg. Then Otto convinces Lars to leave in the middle of the game.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: He rarely shows it, but he does really care about his brother deep down.
  • Hypocritical Heartwarming: Only Lars can pick on Twister. It's a brother thing.
  • Jerkass: Probably the biggest one of the show.
  • Karma Houdini: Averted for the most part, but in "Night Prowler", he narrowly escapes being caught by the police when they caught the other four kids sneaking out at night.
  • Lean and Mean: He has very little muscle mass but makes up for it with his mean streak.
  • Never Bareheaded: The only times he was seen without any type of headwear on his head is the episodes "Bruised Man's Curve" and "Outta My Pit!".
  • Nice Hat: His gray beanie.
  • Pet the Dog: Sure Lars may be an asshole, but deep down, he wants nothing bad to happen to Twister and he does occasionally help the gang out. One example is "The Great Sandcastle Race" where he and his gang save Otto and Co.'s sandcastle from the waves until the judges see it.
  • Signature Laugh: He has a high-pitched crackle.
  • Teens Are Monsters: Or at least very obnoxious.
  • The Rival: To Otto. He's also this to the others, but mostly to Otto.
  • Vague Age: It was never stated just how much older he was than Twister, though he's likely somewhere between 12 to 14.

    Violet Stimpleton 

A friendly neighbor of the Rockets who's good friends with Ray.

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    Mervin Stimpleton 

Violet's grumpy, short-tempered husband.

  • Cloud Cuckoolander: Occasionally shows weird, over-the-top behavior (obsessively hunting gophers, staking out a possibly non-existent "prowler"). No surprise that Twister believes he's a space alien in one episode.
  • The Engineer: Enjoys building models and tinkering with electronic devices. He shares this interest with Sam and subsequently gets along better with him than Otto, Reggie or Twister.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: It doesn't take much to set him off.
  • Happily Married: As abrasive as he is, it's very clear that he loves his wife.
  • Jerkass: Unlike most of the adults, Merv is an outright antagonist in many episodes, and cuts Ray and his kids very little slack. He does get occasional Pet the Dog moments, though.
  • Large Ham: Angry shouting seems like his default mode of speaking.
  • Moral Guardians: Especially when he tries to ban skateboarding.
  • Opposites Attract: He's short-tempered, constantly angry and hates kids; Violet is friendly and gets along with Ray and the kids.
  • Pet the Dog: Violet's probably the only person he's consistently nice to.

    Conroy Blanc 

The owner of Madtown Skatepark and good friends with the gang.

  • Cool Teacher: Becomes Otto and Twister's teacher in "Mr. B Is In The House" after getting his teaching certification over the summer.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: He's good friends with the gang, especially Otto, to the point where he even helped them learn a few tricks.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: While he considers the gang his friends, he's not afraid to punish them when they act out of line, such as giving Otto and Twister detention during a skating competition because they won't do their schoolwork.

Recurring Characters

    Eddie Prince of the Netherworld 

A friend of the gang who calls himself "Prince of the Netherworld" and wears a demonic goalie mask.

  • Adorkable
  • Chuunibyou
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He's consistently one of the nicest characters on the show
  • Goth: Even when not using his Prince of the Netherworld persona, he has a fascination with horror movies and the underworld. He's the Perky variety, as he's pretty cheery and upbeat most of the time.
  • Large Ham: When wearing his demon mask, in stark contrast to his soft-spoken nature when not wearing the mask.
  • Loners Are Freaks: Subverted; he himself while a little strange is a genuinely nice person, though everyone else including the gang finds him creepy, which is why they were initially reluctant to go to his house in "Netherworld Night".
  • Non-Action Guy: He's far from the toughest character, such as being scared up a tree by a dog even after finding out it was a chihuahua, and complaining he has a "boo-boo" when falling off his skateboard in one episode.
  • Out-of-Character Moment: Despite an aversion to causing trouble, it was his idea to go out on mischief night.

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