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Voiced in English by: Arnold Stang
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Julio Lucena (TV series), Jose Maria Iglesias (Yogi's Ark Lark), Salvador Najar (Yogi's Treasure Hunt), Emilio Guerrero (Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats), Mario Castañeda (Yo Yogi!), Raul Anaya (movies)
Voiced in Japanese by: Kan'ichi Tani (TV release), Yasushi Suzuki (video release)
"What is there about me that makes people wanna give me things? It must be my lovable personality, what else?"
The indisputable leader of the gang. Top Cat, or T.C. to his close friends, is a charismatic swindler and con artist. In the Mexican dub, he was called Don Gato.
- A Father to His Men: Hes hinted to be this to his gang. Aside from Get Rich Quick Schemes, the only times hell ever work hard is if one of the gang is in trouble.
- Brilliant, but Lazy: He would probably be able to get more money if he tried to do some actual job than trying to scam people.
- The Charmer: He's very charismatic, and can easily deceive people into his scams.
- Cats Are Snarkers
- Cool Cat
- Curtains Match the Window: He implies in one episode that his eyes are yellow, matching his fur
- Everyone Has Standards: He's disgusted that someone would abandon a baby on a doorstep.
- Friendly Enemy: With Officer Dibble, to the point that theyre almost Vitriolic Best Buds.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Benny, since kittenhood.
- Hypocritical Heartwarming: He has no problem berating anyone in his gang for screw-ups or stupidity, but he will help any of them in a heartbeat. And for all the trouble he causes Dibble, he'll help him out when he really needs it.
- Indy Ploy: A big reason why he avoids going to jail for his antics is because he's very good at thinking on his feet and playing on various observations.
- It's All About Me
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Top Cat's no saint. He'll swindle anybody, even his own friends. But he'll come to their aid just as quickly.
- Nice Hat: Is rarely seen without it.
- Lazy Bum
- The Leader: Mostly the Charismatic type, but he's also a Levelheaded Mastermind.
- Lovable Rogue
- Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Sometimes, even his quick wit isn't enough to hoodwink Dibble or someone else, so he has only one recourse: run like hell in the other direction.
- Street Smart: The street-smartest of them all. If it weren't for his talent to make people give him money (knowingly or not), his gang likely would have starved on the New York streets.
- Surrounded by Idiots: "Why, why, why do I surround myself with kooks?!"
- Villain Protagonist: 'Villain' is pushing it though, as hed never do anything that crosses the line into being evil.
Benny the Ball
Voiced in English by: Maurice Gosfield, John Stephenson (Yogi's Ark Lark), Avery Schreiber (Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats)
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Jorge Arvizu (TV series, first movie and Yogi's Ark Lark ), Luis Alfonso Mendoza (Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats), Mauricio Perez (second movie)
Voiced in Japanese by: Ginzo Matsuo (video release)
"Gee, youre all heart, T.C."
Benny is Top Cats chubby, innocently naïve best friend. In the Mexican dub, he was called Benito.
- The Baby of the Bunch
- Big Eater
- The Cutie
- Mommas Kitten
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With T.C., since kittenhood.
- Morality Pet: To Top Cat
- Odd Friendship: He and Top Cat are best friends, despite their polar opposite personalities.
- Wide-Eyed Idealist: To the point that its often easy for characters to take advantage of him.
- You Gotta Have Blue Fur
Voiced in English by: Marvin Kaplan
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Jorge Arvizu (TV series and first movie), Tito Rezendiz (Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats), Mauricio Perez (second movie)
Voiced in Japanese by: Danji Tatekawa (TV release), Hiroshi Ohtake (video release)
"Hey, observe the boss hes got that look weve come to know and love."
Choo Choo, oftentimes nicknamed Chooch, is Top Cats devoted right paw cat. In the Mexican dub, he was called Cucho.
- Cannot Talk to Women: When it comes to his Girl of the Week crushes.
- Pink Means Feminine: Is the most romantic and sensitive member of the gang, and was also revealed to be the most domestic in the episode where the gang adopts an abandoned baby.
- Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The sensitive guy to Top Cat's manly man.
- Serial Romeo
- The Shill: Usually plays this role in Top Cat's cons.
- Wholesome Crossdresser: In King for a Day, he pretends to be T.C.s wife in order to help build up audience sympathy on a reality show.
- You Gotta Have Pink Fur / Rose-Furred Sweetie
Voiced in English by: Leo De Lyon
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Armando Gutierrez (TV series), Jorge Roig Sr. (Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats), Jesus Guzman (Movies)
Voiced in Japanese by: Setsuo Wakui (TV release)
"Duuh... I forgot the question, T.C."
Brain is the ditzy, slow-witted member of the gang. In the Mexican dub, he was called Demóstenes.
- Buffoonish Tomcat: Is the slowest of the gang, and the one that tends to give the dumbest answers to Top Cat.
- The Ditz: But Averted in the comics, where he's actually The Smart Guy
- Genius Ditz: At times
- Ironic Name: Though it's a Meaningful Name in the comics.
- Simpleton Voice
- Spell My Name with a "The": Although he's usually called just "Brain".
Voiced in English by: Leo De Lyon
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Santiago Gil (TV series), Luis Fernado Orozco (First movie), Mario Filio (Second movie)
"Like, Im from tunesville, dad."
Spook is the mellow, streetwise member of the gang. In the Mexican dub, he was called Espanto.
- Beatnik: Acts and sounds like one. In the movies he sounds more like a Surfer Dude though.
- Book Dumb: Is one of the most street-smart members of the gang, but cant read well. He once thought a Dictionary was a novel with a narrative.Top Cat: "Under a Bridge with Dick and Harry"? note Let me see that. [beat] That's "Unabridged Dictionary"! What's the matter with you? That's nothing but words!
- Cool Cat: Tends to regularly visit many music and dance clubs.
- Jive Turkey
- Like Is, Like, a Comma: He, like, talks like this all the, like, time.
- You Gotta Have Green Fur
Voiced in English by: John Stephenson
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Carlos Becerril (TV series), Eduardo Garza (First movie), Gerardo Alonso (second movie)
"All Ive seen for three days are girls. Lots of girls."
Fancy is the suave, womanizing member of the gang. In the Mexican dub, he was called Panza.
- The Casanova: The womanizer of the gang.
- Chivalrous Pervert
- Pals Before Gals: He'll ditch any girl he's with the second he hears Top Cat calling the gang together.
- Meaningful Name: He's a fancy cat.
- Really Gets Around: He appears with a different cat-lady in each episode.
- No Celebrities Were Harmed: In the original version in English, Fancy Fancy sounds suspiciously similar to Cary Grant.
- Oh, Crap!: On one occasion, he freaked when a girl he was with suggested they get married. He referred to Top Cat summoning the gang as being saved by the bell.
Voiced in English by: Allen Jenkins, John Stephenson (Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats, Yogis Treasure Hunt)
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Victor Alcocer (TV series), Sebastian Llapur (First movie), Octavio Rojas (Second movie)
Voiced in Japanese by: Isamu Nagato (TV release/first voice), Isamu Tanonaka (TV release/rest of the series), Hiroshi Masuoka (Video release)
"All right, T.C., freeze! How many times have I told you to keep your hands off my phone?!"
Officer Charlie Dibble is the put upon policeman whose beat includes Top Cats alley. His goal in life is to run Top Cat and his gang in, but T.C. always manages to outsmart him. In the Mexican dub, he was named Oficial Carlitos Matute.
- By-the-Book Cop
- Can't Live With Them, Can't Live Without Them: Admits this in "Dibble Breaks the Record" to T.C. and the gang. He likens it to being married.
- Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Hes usually bumbling when up against Top Cat, but when facing legitimately dangerous criminals, Dibble is courageous and competent.
- Friendly Enemies: With Top Cat, to the point that theyre almost Vitriolic Best Buds.
- The Fettered
- Hero Antagonist: He only wants to make sure law is being followed, and stop Top Cat from scamming people.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's grumpy and short-tempered, but begrudgingly cares about Top Cat and his gang.
- Meddlesome Patrolman: Dib provides the trope picture.
- OOC Is Serious Business: He's always fuming about the gang's actions, but there are times when he gets so angry and focused that T.C. would rather find a place to lie low for a few days than risk bumping into him before he cools off.