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Jake Cutter (Stephen Collins)



Sarah Stickney White (Cailtin O'Heaney)

Corky (Jeff MacKay)


Princess Koji (Marta DuBois)

Rev. Willie Tenboom (John Calvin)

  • Anti-Villain: A German first, and a Nazi...not at all.
    • He's far too friendly towards the people he's supposed to be spying on. He's actually glad to see Jake had survived a particular deadly incident where Tenboom feared his intel might have gotten Jake killed.
  • The Artifact: His double agent shtick is forgotten after the third episode.
  • Becoming the Mask: Shows signs of this.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: When he learns from one of his regular "blessings" recipients that her younger teen sister had been compelled to work for a brothel tent, Tenboom goes on a rampage to tear the entire camp down to rescue all the girls.
  • Dirty Old Monk: Develops a reputation for "blessings" among the native women of the island.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: While he offers a lot of "blessings" to a lot of island women, he still shows a healthy respect towards them... and gets mad when he finds out a visiting brothel had forced younger girls into prostitution.
  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: Doesn't take his duties to the Reich very seriously.
    • He is forced in several episodes to actively spy for the Reich, which causes him a lot of personal stress.
  • Really Gets Around: The fact that he has so many "blessings" to give to the native women may have something to do with it.
  • Punch-Clock Villain
  • Wrong Genre Savvy: He knows there's an American agent on the island acting against him... but he thinks it's Jake and has no idea the bar singer Sarah is his opponent.

Bon Chance Louie (Ron Moody/Roddy McDowell)

Todo (John Fujioka)

  • Axe-Crazy
  • Bad Boss: Decapitates an oarsman for rowing too slowly.
  • The Dragon: To Koji, as her bodyguard.
  • Enemy Mine: With Jake in "Naka Jima Kill" against the Japanese Defense Minister's would-be assassin.
  • Everything's Better with Samurai: Only when he and Jake are forced to be on the same side. In every other situation, he's a deadly threat.
  • Overprotective Dad: Technically he's not Koji's father, but he served that man first and takes protecting the family seriously... and he's wary about the flirtateous behavior between Koji and Jake.
  • Satellite Character

Jack the Dog (Leo)


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