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The dumbest performers you'll ever see on TV.

This isn't a complete list of commentators, so expect more to come.

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     The Main Four 

This folder pertains to the main four cast members during seasons 1 through 15. Before the Retool, they were also the ones who were listed in adverts for World's Dumbest as their Dark and Troubled Past made them the perfect commentators for the show's original beginnings about criminals.


Danny Bonaduce

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Known for his tough guy image, Danny's Dark and Troubled Past made him a perfect commentator for the show during the days when it focused on dumb criminals.


Tropes associated with him:
  • '80s Hair: He used to have a mullet.
  • Adam Westing: Danny has made an entire career out of being a washed-up former child star.
  • A Date with Rosie Palms: He implies this in "Inventions 3" on a jump rope invention, baffling Daisy in the process.
    Danny: Maybe it's working out my wrists, but I can think of better ways to work out my wrists.
  • Addled Addict: He claims to have little to no memory of The ’80s.
  • All Men Are Perverts: Frequently makes implications about his sex life, but will also comment about wanting to fool around with any attractive girl featured in a clip.
  • Ascended Meme/The Cameo: If a TV show features a "Partridge in a pear tree" gag in association with a "Twelve Days of Christmas" theme, it will feature Bonaduce 99% of the time.
  • But for Me, It Was Tuesday: Mentioned repeatedly throughout the episodes at times. One morning, Danny and his radio crew are discussing things they have done out of desperation and a caller relates that she wanted to go somewhere after a painful medical procedure. Out of desperation, she takes a bunch of drugs. In a nod to his drug-addled past, Danny comments: "...for you it was desperation. For me it was Tuesday."
  • Butt-Monkey: Often played to ridiculous extremes and combined with Old Shame.
    • Brad and at times Daniel Baldwin tried to do this to him through Jerkass Ball. It didn't last.
  • The Cast Show Off: Played completely straight in the sense that the Smoking Gun loved to throw in some clips of Danny's past exploits (usually in "Brawlers" episodes) when we least expect it (Danny himself doesn't seem to mind the least); and played straight as every now and then, Danny will try and outdo certain stunts or records that are featured in clips.
  • Character Tic: Points to the camera a lot.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: His past exploits include drug and alcohol abuse, homelessness, punching a transvestite hooker (which he narrates with an animated recreation), and his notorious temper.
  • Demoted to Extra: By Season 15, his appearances on the show were pretty much reduced to the point that he would only make a joke or comment or two in an entire episode.
  • Don't Explain the Joke: A chronic offender of this.
  • Former Child Star: He was The Danza Patridge on The Partridge Family back in The '70s, also stating that he would have turned into a drug-addicted Jerkass with or without his role on it, so he is an inversion of sorts.
  • Game Show Host: Of the short-lived GSN game show StarFace.
  • Gasshole: He rips a rather potent one during the Hilarious Outtakes of one episode. He even makes a Call-Back to it in another episode.
  • Groin Attack: In a "Brawlers" episode, we see a clip of Danny getting into a scuffle with another has-been celebrity at a press conference, where at one point Danny squeezes the other guy's balls. The cast remark that this isn't the first time Danny's gone for somebody's balls.
  • Hidden Depths: The guy who's known for drug problems and recreating idiotic stunts is also the guy most likely to make historical allusions (to John Wilkes Booth, Benjamin Franklin, Rasputin the Mad Monk, etc.).
  • Hot-Blooded: His temper, in a nutshell.
  • Irrational Hatred: Hated Dustin when he was on the panel, to which he only addressed him as "Screech".
    • Considering Dustin's previous unruly behavior in other programs, it's somewhat justified.
  • Money, Dear Boy:invoked From time to time, Danny will remark the only reason he does the show is for the money, though they apparently don't pay very well.
  • Old Shame:invoked The show loves treating us to a clip of some of his past confrontations when we least expect it... and whenever that happens, expect one or more of the cast to make the obvious, "Oh look, it's Danny Bonaduce from The Patridge Family! Wonder what he's been up to lately?" comments, which is sometimes combined with Butt-Monkey from the cast... or in some other videos, a rare moment of admiration.
  • One Steve Limit: With Daniel Baldwin and Dan Cummins.
  • Perfectly Cromulent Word: Introduced the show to the word "drunkle" on the grounds that there are so many drunk uncles in his family, they condensed it down to one word, hence "drunkle." The word has been used infrequently since then.
  • Pungeon Master: Very efficient with a majority of the laughable and the more groanworthy ones, too.
  • Put on a Bus: Danny was among a heavy portion of the cast who had left or were let go due to the mid-Season 15 Retool.
  • Recovered Addict: During his Seattle radio segment "Danny Bonaduce: Life Coach", Danny will frequently discuss his troubled past and how frequently the pull of addiction has tried to drag him back under.
  • Self-Deprecation: He's not above being the butt of his own jokes, sometimes implying that he has a small penis.
  • Signature Style: He's definitely a barrel of pun.
  • Took a Level in Badass: He tazed himself in "Criminals 23" and is shown to be laughing afterwards with no ill effects.

Todd Bridges

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Also known for his own past brushes with the law, Todd was also a perfect fit for the show’s original focus on criminals.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Catchphrase: "In your face!"
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Although he's had his share of brushes with the law in the past, somehow, his past isn't brought up nearly as much as Danny's, Leif's, or Tonya's.
    Todd: [after suffering a head injury in a skit] Who am I? I'm not Gary Coleman... I'm Todd Bridges.
  • Demoted to Extra: Around the end of Season 14, his appearances were reduced to the point of where he was seen in at least one or two jokes or comments an episode.
  • Everything Is Racist: If there's ever an inkling of racism present in a clip, Todd is usually the first to point it out.
    Todd: Oh, here we go, another day full of racism!
  • Former Child Star: Willis from Diff'rent Strokes. References to his former role will arise on occasion.
  • Put on a Bus: Among the many that left due to the mid-Season 15 Retool.
  • Signature Style: Often acts out the ridiculous stunts that happen.
  • Squick:invoked Hates it whenever clips have white guys taking off their shirts.
  • Those Two Guys: With John whenever the sketch calls for it, also paired up with Judy in a few too.

Leif Garrett

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Former 70s teen heartthrob, and well-known stoner Leif Garrett has become known for always being the butt of other’s jokes on this show, and like Danny and Todd, his past brushes with the law made him a perfect fit for the show’s original focus on criminals.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Ascended Extra: In Season 15 he becomes this after having been Demoted to Extra during Season 14 and due to a popular Brad Pitt parody he performed lampooning the actor's Chanel commercial, keeping it enforced all the way to his last appearance.
  • Big "SHUT UP!": A rather mellow version of it in an later "Criminals" episode which Danny asked who was stupid enough to keeps drugs in their shoes. It was a Call-Back to Leif's 2010 drug arrest in an earlier episode... to which Leif simply told him to shut up.
  • Butt-Monkey: As noted on the main page, the unwritten motto of this show is "When in doubt, make fun of Leif Garrett." At times, it gets to a point that Leif also becomes the show's chew toy. Depending on the nature of the joke, Danny will either egg it on or actually come to Leif's defense.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: His history with drug problems are often the source of jokes, especially in "Criminals" and "Outlaws" episodes with clips that involve drugs.
    • In "Criminals 21" on the countdown at number 13, he gets to reenact his 2010 drug arrest.
  • Death Glare: He gave a particularly impressive one to Brad in "Partiers 6" after Brad compared a fall that a particular dumb one suffered to his career, to which he simply laughed and then looked at him in disdain.
  • Did I Just Say That Out Loud?: In "Drivers 7" he mentions his helmet never came off at 140 miles per hour, to which he quotes this trope outright. It happens again in "Criminals 11" when he mentions his dad was a pothead, to which he asked one of them to erase that from the commentary.
  • I Was Quite a Looker: A Teen Idol in The '70s, his radical transformation over the years has resulted in some of the commentators to remark that he used to be such a pretty girl.
  • It Is Pronounced "Tro-PAY": His name is pronounced "Layf" but many of the cast members pronounce his first name as "Leaf".
  • Nice Guy: Despite his troubles, he's said to be one of the most genuine and sweetest people in showbusiness. It's also why his past breakdown took many by surprise.
  • Nice Hat: Usually wears bandanas on his head, but on some occasions will wear something different, ranging from cowboy hats to newsboy caps, even fedoras.
  • Old Shame:invoked This Idaho Potato Sticks commercial he did for Japan has been featured in a "Performers" episode; Leif himself even remarked "Hey, it paid the bills."
  • Precision F-Strike: On the rare occasion when one of the commentators hits hard on him about his career or his arrest record... boy howdy. It's played straight in the epic one he gives to Daniel Baldwin in "Daredevils 10".
  • Put on a Bus: Disappeared due to the mid-Season 15 Retool.
  • Self-Deprecation: Even though he's pretty much the entire show's Butt-Monkey, he too can make jokes about himself at his own expense.
  • Suspiciously Specific Denial: Pulls this a lot.
  • Teen Idol: This was his career in The '70s, brought up by the cast from time to time.
  • Verbal Tic: His SurferDude dialect.

Tonya Harding

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Former figure skater, Tonya Harding is the show’s resident Dumb Blonde, and probably the one person the rest of the cast wishes they didn’t have to work with. And, again, like Danny, Todd, and Leif, her past brushes with the law made her a perfect fit for the show’s original focus on criminals.


Tropes associated with her:
  • Absent-Minded Professor: Played with as she had a Show Within The Show segment called Physics 101 with Professor Tonya Harding.
  • Butt-Monkey: On an even bigger level than Leif, but not so much for laughs. Brad and Judy are the biggest offenders of it through playing with the Jerkass Ball.
  • Catchphrase: She repeats three lines very often: "Hello?" (as in "Hello, what were you thinking?"), "Wham bam, thank you ma'am," and "I mean, oh my God..."
  • Dark and Troubled Past: She's pretty much best known for her part in the 1994 figure skating scandal in which her then-husband, Jeff Gillooly, attempted to break Nancy Kerrigan's leg with a steel pipe thus making her unable to skate to allowing Tonya to try and take home the championship.
  • Demoted to Extra: In Season 15 her appearances were down to the point of where she was on for one joke or comment an episode.
  • Dumb Blonde: She even lampshaded this in one episode:
    Tonya: I'm not real book smart, I'm blonde smart.
    • She had tried to subvert it in her last appearance on the show by dyeing her hair into a brunette color, but ultimately it didn't work.
    • Also supposedly Subverted in the occasional "Professor Tonya Harding" segments where she explains scientific principles related to a particular clip — and then Double Subverted whenever the Hilarious Outtakes reveal that she doesn't know what the hell she's talking about and is simply reading from cue cards.
  • Genius Ditz: She knows a lot about cars and motor vehicles in general.
  • Good Bad Girl: She's known for her past brushes with law and subsequent arrests, however, she never comes off as any real threat.
  • I Have Boobs, You Must Obey!: Once in a while, she will make remarks about her breasts or their perkiness.
  • I Was Quite a Looker: Her figure skating days are brought up from time to time. Pictures from a photoshoot of hers did come up at one point and her fellow cast members were surprised and impressed by how hot she looked.
  • The Lad-ette: She drinks beer (hates wine), loves monster trucks and motorcycles, hunts wild animals as a hobby and has appeared on celebrity boxing more than once.
  • Mondegreen: Often misquotes the saying about karma of "What goes around comes around." as "What comes around goes around."
  • Put on a Bus: Was let go due to the mid-Season 15 Retool.
  • Running Gag: Almost everything that she says is met with other cast members (originally Loni Love, then Judy and later Nick or Leif) either rolling their eyes, raising an eyebrow, shaking their heads, laughing a little bit or just wearing confused looks on their faces.
  • Ship Tease: At one point near the end of Season 5 she was paired up with John and before that, with Leif.
  • Signature Laugh: Has a bit of a slight chortle.
  • Signature Style: Will try to explain what happened in her own logic, while flanked by the confused or annoyed reaction shots of the other commentators.
  • The Unintelligible: If she mumbles incoherently or if her own self-proclaimed "blonde smartness" takes over, which results in what she says making little to no sense.

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     Notable Commentators 

This folder holds the more notable commentators who served longer than the rest of them, who not only made fun of the dumb on the countdown but also their fellow panel at the same time.


Jaime Andrews

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Introduced in Season 6 in its premiere episode "Criminals 16", Jaime Andrews quickly became a popular castmember and is known for her looks, her mannerisms and her countless different hairstyles.


Tropes associated with her:
  • Good Bad Girl: She sometimes falls into this trope, occasionally implying about being rather sexually active (like most of the women on this show also imply), though she otherwise doesn't look, dress, or act like a cheap whore, and in fact, her commentary is usually tamer and cleaner compared to most of the others.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Once appeared inside a plastic bubble, wearing nothing but a leopard print bathing suit.
  • Nice Girl: Mainly because she still does children's entertainment on occasion.
  • Sex Goddess: She brags about giving killer blow jobs.
  • Ship Tease: Occasionally with Brendan.
  • The Tease: Has not only teased taking her top off, but in one episode, she stands up, and starts to unbuckle her belt, before the camera quickly cuts away.

Daniel Baldwin

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"'Get back here before I pull my pants up,' has got to be one of the least effective threats I’ve ever heard."

You know that Baldwin brother? The one who likes to booze his brains out? The one that’s not Alec, Stephen, or Billy? Yeah, that’s the one.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Butt-Monkey: Roger tends to do this to him a LOT. He's played this at plenty of points with both Danny and Leif, which in the latter's case was epicly shut down with a Precision F-Strike.
  • Large Ham: Will intentionally turn up the ham factor, particularly if he's used in a sketch. Other cast members will also comment on his acting chops (or lack thereof). At least once, he's intentionally hammed it up to demonstrate how to overact.
    "This is an outrage! AN OUTRAGE!!!"
  • One Steve Limit: With Danny Bonaduce and Dan Cummins.
  • Promotion to Opening Titles: On occasion.
  • Put on a Bus: Left the show at the end of Season 14. His appearance for the show's smartphone app was later taken over by Mike Trainor.
  • Verbal Tic: Delivers many of his lines with a flair that seems to channel high school dramatics clubs.

Mike Britt

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Introduced in Season 9's "Criminals 23", Mike Britt is also another stand-out castmember, often providing biting commentary as well as playing various different characters in random sketches, one of the few to last all the way up to the show's end.


Tropes associated with him:

Bryan Callen

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Like Brad, Bryan is the other only cast member to be featured on the show for all 16 seasons. Also, like Judy and Loni, Bryan has been seen on various different celebrity commentary shows over the years.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Allergic to Evil: In the "Outlaws" episode stinger, he mentions he sneezes when he talks about Darth Vader because he's so allergic to him, lampshading this trope by name afterwards.
  • All Men Are Perverts: His 'After Dark' segments along with his Catchphrase invokes this along with the more sexier inventions in the "Inventions" episodes.
    Bryan: ...I have a boner.
  • Bi the Way: A lot of his jokes and comments reflect this, as he'll express interest in both attractive ladies, or hunky guys featured in clips (and even thinks Danny is sexy).
  • Catchphrase: He has two particular lines he repeats at times: "I have a boner." or calling some of the more apathetic dumb ones that don't help "Dr./Captain No-Help".
  • Character Tic: He sometimes looks directly into the camera either in or near the end of his commentary, much like Kevin or Tom. Also happens in some segments as well when he looks directly throughout, too.
  • New Job as the Plot Demands: Whenever a sketch is an infomercial for a place of business, Bryan is usually the one who apparently runs that business, whether it’s a used car lot, a yoga class, a school of gymnastics, or whatever.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: Whenever posing as a foreigner for a sketch, he usually just makes his name sound more akin to that culture, ala, “Bryan Callenski”.
  • Promotion to Opening Titles: Season 15.

Nick DiPaolo

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”I’m doin’ this till they give me my own show on truTV.”

Introduced in the later half of Season 1, Nick is not only known for harassing the dumb people featured in the clips, but his fellow castmates as well.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Demoted to Extra: He wasn't seen in Season 12 at all. He did appear in a few episodes in Season 13, with one episode that he was in pairing him up with Artie Lange.
  • Gasshole: Comes up from time to time in some of the credits.
  • The Nicknamer: Once called Judy in one of the outtakes "six foot eight inch Jew" when she yelled at him for interrupting her commentary.
  • Put on a Bus: Left the show as a regular after Season 11, then for good after Season 13.
  • Self-Deprecation: Invokes this during a stinger for an earlier episode, where he and Judy (who walked in on his commentary) remark how pathetic working for truTV is.
  • Signature Style: Tends to exaggerate, especially when numbers are involved, such as claiming that someone was driving 500 miles an hour or that a robber was stopped by an elderly man "in his late hundreds."
  • Tall, Dark, and Snarky: Very much so, you could say it's his default mode.

John Enos

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Think Johnny Bravo, but with shorter, darker hair, tattoos, and Tony Danza’s accent, John Enos was one of the longer surviving castmembers, being introduced in the Season 2 finale episode of "Animal Encounters", appearing for the rest of the series' run.


Tropes associated with him:
  • The Casanova
  • Dumb Muscle: He may be built, but he’s not entirely bright. In fact, this is lampshaded in an “Inventions” episode where he tries to give some of the various inventions featured to Loni as gifts, only for them to be mistakes.
    John: I think you’re really gonna like this gift… it’s got a diamond in it!
    Loni: Oh, John… is this what I think it is?
    John: Yep! It’s a dog fork with a diamond in it!
    Loni: First of all, this ain’t no diamond, it’s a clear rock. Secondly, why do you think I wanna eat like a dog?!
    John: But it’s a forkin’ awesome gift!
  • Gentle Giant: Owns at least two small dogs and handles them very well.
  • Large Ham
  • Literal-Minded: He is, "The Literal Dog Whisperer".
    John: (Grabs his Japanese Chin, and whispers to it) Hey, get over here, and we'll have a little talk. No more chewing up Mommy's shoe's, you got it? Don't do that.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Whenever he goes shirtless.
  • Pec Flex: Goes along with his Fanservice, but admittedly, he's just about the only man on this show who's really built for such.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: Like anyone's gonna tell him that having two cute little dogs is unmanly. Or being a bronie.
  • Running Gag: Prior to Season 16, he was often paired with Loni in different sketches, where they would play lovers. Afterwards, he pretty much tries to have his way with any of the women on the show.
  • Ship Tease: He was paired with Tonya in earlier shows before he and Loni were paired to play lovers.
  • Those Two Guys: With Todd, sometimes with Danny as well.

Daisy Gardner

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”Oh my God! What I thought would happen totally happened!”

Daisy Gardner is a writer for both 30 Rock and Californication who was introduced in Season 3's "Criminals 10" premiere episode and quickly became one of the show’s more popular female castmembers, but like Chelsea her popularity seems to be more about her looks than her jokes, as she’s often accused of being the weakest link of the show. She was one of the few who lasted all the way to the end of the series.


Tropes associated with her:
  • Afraid of Blood: Hinted at in "Partiers 17" when a clip regarding a guy bleeding from bashing his head with a bottle has a lady friend lick the blood off of it.
    Daisy: Please don't lick his blood, PLEASE don't lick his blood!
  • All Women Are Lustful: Often wants to get it on with a hunky guy featured in a clip. She also frequently expresses interest in porn, and will let her disappointed be known if a man's private parts are blurred in a clip.
  • Character Tic: She has a tendency to glance off to the side frequently whenever she comments.
  • Punny Name: Brendan invoked this in a "Performers" episode.
    Brendan: Ladies and gentleman, our next performer's name sounds fake, but she assures me it isn't...
  • The Tease: Has teased taking her top off on at least two different occasions.

Judy Gold

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Judy Gold is a comedienne who has pretty much made a career for herself appearing on celebrity commentary shows - you may recognize her from many of VH1's older I Love...' series.


Tropes associated with her:
  • Arch-Enemy: She seems to serve as this for Tonya, feeling she deserves more recognition than the former controversy-prone skater.
  • Big "SHUT UP!": The outtakes have this trope played straight whenever her commentary is interrupted. She sometimes invokes this if anyone starts something with her, too... or when her temper flares up.
  • Butt-Monkey: At Brad, Frank and Nick's expense.
  • Catchphrase: She often uses a variant of Tonya's "Hello?!" as well, though with a lot more bite.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Combines this with Sarcasm Mode. Along with her acerbic wit and condescension towards the dumb and her fellow panel alike (Tonya being a perennial example) her temper doesn't defuse any of the snark, either.
  • Demoted to Extra: Throughout Season 15, her appearances on the show were reduced to about one joke or comment per episode.
  • Does Not Like Men: Due to being openly gay.
  • Don't Explain the Joke: A chronic offender of this.
  • Embarrassing Nickname: Brad called her "Jewbacca", "Sasquatch" or Bigfoot's Sister. When she exploded at Nick for accidently interrupting her commentary, he fired back and called her "six foot eight inch Jew".
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: So much so that even if you accidentally interrupt her during her commentary, she'll either invoke Big "SHUT UP!" or will explode at you. It's also the subject of some of the other commentators' jokes.
    Nick: I had no idea it was possible to get angrier that Judy Gold!
  • Hates Everyone Equally: In a nutshell. It's even lampshaded in "Criminals 12" in the credits where she said she hates people.
  • Have I Mentioned I Am Gay?: Unlike Brad she isn't quite as vocal about her sexuality on the show, usually only mentioning it when the opportunity presents itself such as in "World's Dumbest Shoppers" where a crowd of guys are waiting to mob a store for the new PS3, inferring that guys like these are what create lesbians.
  • Jerkass: Some of her more vitriolic commentary can come off as this, however...
    • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She's better known to be this, especially when she receives her Pricasso painting. When she learns that a kitten who was playing hide and seek with a dog in a glass vase later dies, she requests a moment because she was tearing up. Say what you will, but she does have a heart underneath all that sarcasm.
  • Lady Looks Like a Dude: Various cast members regularly poke fun of Judy's height (she's apparently very tall for a woman— hard to tell since the cast members are sitting most of the time) and for not being a smoking hot model like Ali Landry, which probably only makes her even more prone to these jokes.
  • Nobody Touches the Hair: She gets extremely angry in the outtakes whenever someone straightens out her hair.
  • No Indoor Voice: She can scream like a banshee and laugh at times like a hyena.
  • Promotion to Opening Titles: Season 15.
  • Running Gag: In earlier episodes Judy often mentioned how a particular dumb one on the countdown'll get their own show.
  • Sarcasm Mode: A chronic offender of this, too.
  • Self-Deprecation: Remarked at one point with Nick at how pathetic working for truTV is in an earlier episode.
  • Shapeshifter: Not a literal shape shifter, but she has gone through a number of hairstyle changes over the years, and depending on how intense the lighting is (causing her to look either rather fair-skinned, or really tanned), she can almost look like a different person.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: Whenever another commentator compares her to a loud swearing subject with a Hair-Trigger Temper, count on it.
  • Statuesque Stunner: Six feet three inches? That seals the deal.
  • Those Two Guys: With Brad in later sketches.
  • When She Smiles: As seen in "Performers 2" when she receives her Pricasso painting of her. It's really beautiful to behold, too.

Ted Jessup

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”Why is everyone on The View always so antagonistic?”

Introduced in Season 6 on the episode "Partiers 7", Family Guy writer Ted Jessup is also a featured commentator on this show, being the show's first consulting producer before fellow commentator Mike Trainor took over.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Deadpan Snarker: About as roughly as dry and at times witty as the dog and the family he writes for.
  • Guys Are Slobs: He personifys the trope with his unkempt hair, heavy stubble and shirts that almost always have mystery stains on them. He does clean up quite nicely though on occasion.
  • Proud to Be a Geek: In a season 6 "Drivers" episode he says that the only time a car going into wires at 88 miles an hour works is if you have a flux capacitor, prompting a "Nerd Alert!".
    • Caustically subverted in later episodes where he shows some contempt for nerds, but mostly for laughs.
  • Recurring Character: Started off like this in his debut up until Season 8's end, mainly due to him being a writer and at one point the show's consulting producer. Some episodes had him appear at least once or twice, fitting the trope perfectly due to his commentary at times being few and far between.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: Combines this with his snark to brilliant effect, as first seen in "Criminals 23".
    Ted: Okay, we've just stolen a cumbersome household appliance, now we need to steal a truck, hahahaha... Can you imagine these guys using the word "cumbersome"?

Billy Kimball

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"Most people don't know this, but when you hit asphalt at those speeds, it's just like hitting solid asphalt."

One of the more prolific writers in the entertainment field, Billy Kimball got his start from the HBO series Not Necessarily The News and eventually wrote for SNL, Lateline and most famously The Simpsons. The series saw his panel debut in Season 3's "Daredevils 4" episode and he lasted up until the end of Season 15. He's also probably the best-known adult nerd that some never heard of.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Cultured Badass: Considerably more cultured than the rest of the cast, invoking the trope into a lot of his commentary.
    Billy: I had an unfortunate incident on the way home from a philharmonic... uh, there was a guy on the subway, and he kept going like, (Makes devil horn hand signs) "BRAAAAAHMS!!!"
  • Deadpan Snarker: while this applies to most of the cast to some degree, his delivery of dry witticisms takes this to a higher level than most of the others.
  • Did I Just Say That Out Loud?: In "Daredevils 6" he couldn't believe the German acrobat trying to walk the tightrope didn't entirely fall off, then completely quotes the trope by name.
    Billy: This was very, very upsetting to me, I can't believe he didn't fall... oh, did I say that out loud?
  • Distinguished Gentleman's Pipe: He has it out in some episodes.
  • Gentleman Snarker: He has some slight deadpan to it though, since he's more of a writer.
  • Hollywood Nerd: Some of his suits fit the bill, others break it.
  • Iconic Outfit: His glasses, as well as his numerous different suits.
  • Pungeon Master: Combines this with his quips, an example being an episode where he mentions a guy who took being smacked by an ice cream truck with 'such, such Good Humor'...
  • Put on a Bus: Left at the end of Season 15. He was also one of the few that stayed around a little bit past the mid-season Retool, also like Loni, but he chose to leave at the end of the season.
  • Ship Tease: Was paired with Marianne on occasion.
  • Sophisticated as Hell: while he often plays up his cultured image, he will at times follow this up with a Precision F-Strike.
  • Those Two Guys: With Frank.
  • Verbal Tic: Often pauses mid-sentence with an, "Uhh," or an, "Umm."

Roger Lodge

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"Just when you think you've seen it all, we bring you a shrimp on a treadmill. God bless this show."

Comedian and gameshow host, Roger Lodge was introduced in Season 2 and has enjoyed a lengthy stay on the show.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Character Tic: Like Kevin, Tom and Bryan he looks directly at the camera at times near the end of his commentary, whenever he points out what people do that are dangerous or idiotic... or just to congratulate someone who's tough in some "Brawlers" episodes.
  • Did I Just Say That Out Loud?: He lampshades this heavily in his debut "Drivers" episode, looking rather embarrassed afterwards.
    Roger: If you're gonna make a run for it, you might want to work in a salad or two... fatass. *looks sheepishly at the camera*
  • Large Ham: At times, some "Inventors" episodes have him mention the items with considerable gusto than other episodes.
  • The Nicknamer: In an earlier episode he once nicknamed himself Roger "Sparky" Lodge. It's revisited in the Season 12 finale.
  • Put on a Bus: Left the show after Season 13.
  • Shown Their Work: Outside the show, Roger has made a career for himself as a gameshow host and whenever he has a gameshow sketch, he's inevitably the host.
  • Vomit Discretion Shot: In the "Animal Encounters" episode, upon seeing a local Indian snake exterminator eating about 100 baby snakes. He immediately wretches off-camera afterwards.

Brad Loekle

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Brad Loekle held the distinction of being one of only two cast members who appeared on the show for all 16 seasons; his quirky personality and (at times) cheesy commentary made him a popular cast member.


Tropes associated with Brad:
  • Big Guy: While certainly not obese, he is a little on the chunky side and will at times joke about it at his own expense, usually comparing himself to Jeff Cohen's iconic role of Chunk from The Goonies.
  • Butt-Monkey: Almost always Judy's target of the Jerkass Ball throughout the series, but in later seasons he also became Danny, Bryan and John's personal target as well.
  • Deadpan Snarker: His snark can be very brusque and at times biting in tone.
  • Demoted to Extra: Near the end of Season 15 his appearances were limited to about 2 or 3 jokes or appearances an episode.
  • Everything Is Racist: Thankfully averted for real... but not so much in "Drivers 14" he wonders when there were black people in Alaska, earning him a rather nasty glare from Chuck Nice for his efforts. It's revisited in "Drivers 18" when he mentions 'black ice' keeping the white man down, earning him more glares from both Todd and Chuck.
    Brad: Whoa whoa wait! There are black people in Alaska? Since when?
    Chuck: *Death Glare*
  • Fan Disservice: Whenever an opportunity arises for him to be in the buff. He doesn't seem to regret it really.
  • Fun T-Shirt: Sometimes wears one that says "Bradology: The Study of Brad".
  • Have I Mentioned I Am Gay?: Brad is openly gay and is very loud and proud about it.
  • Jerkass Ball: In earlier seasons and at times towards Tonya in commentary.
  • The Nicknamer: Played with as he calls Judy "Jewbacca", "Sasquatch" or Bigfoot's Sister.
  • Political Correctness Gone Mad: Was once bleeped for saying "Arab", even though the criminal viewed in the present clip was Arab. Brad was also once bleeped for "faggot", indicating he doesn't have N-Word Privileges.
  • Promotion to Opening Titles: On occasion.
  • Self-Deprecation: Often makes fat jokes at himself, even though he's not that fat. He'll also make jokes about his career apparently being in the crapper that he's reduced to appearing on a cable TV show with Tonya Harding.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: At times, with a notable example in "Daredevils 6" with him and the word rochambeau, meaning two males taking turns kicking each other in the nuts. The word itself is even revisited in "Performers 2" when he says it again.
  • Ship Tease: He gets paired with Judy in later sketches.
  • Signature Style: Will either use pop cultural references or insult one of the panel.
  • Those Two Guys: Usually with either Judy or Mike Trainor in sketches.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: Brad looks for an opportunity or excuse to take his clothes off.

Michael Loftus

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"Never fight a crazy guy. People, get that tattooed on the inside of your eyelids: never fight a crazy guy."

Michael Loftus is a little harder to point out on the show, mainly because he doesn’t often look the same twice, but he is distinguishable by often assuming a role in the clips featured on the show.


Tropes associated with him:
  • All Men Are Perverts
  • Limited Wardrobe: He has a small handful of shirts that he seems to like to wear quite frequently, such as a goldenrod Point Lobos t-shirt, and a red flannel shirt.
  • The Nicknamer: Introduced himself in a "Hillbillies" episode in Season 14 as Michael "Cooter" Loftus. He later revisits this in a Season 15 episode as Michael "The Loft" Loftus.
  • One Steve Limit: Averted, having appeared with Mike Trainor and Mike Britt.
  • Put on a Bus: Was among the many that were let go in the mid-Season 15 Retool.
  • Saying Sound Effects Out Loud: And how.
  • Shapeshifter: He's not an exact shape shifter, however, he does frequently change his looks, as can be seen here.
  • Ship Tease: Curiously, whenever he plays the part of a husband in a brief skit or in his commentary, he also plays the part of the wife as well.
    Husband Michael: You know what I'm gonna do today, honey? I'm gonna go out and get me a job at the convenience store.
    Wife Michael: Whatchoo gonna wear?
    Husband Michael: I thought I would wear my jeans... and my belt.
  • Signature Style: Will often use ridiculous sound effects.

Loni Love

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Loni, like Judy, has a history of appearing on various different celebrity commentary shows; if you liked her on VH1, you'll love her (no pun intended) on truTV!


Tropes associated with her:

Kevin McCaffrey

If Step Two of your robbery involves running away with a Darth Vader mask...*Record Scratch* Step One was terrible!
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Kevin has become a well-known and well-loved fixture on the show, from his usually deadpan and obvious commentary, to his participation in various different sketches, making him one of the more versatile performers on the show.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Character Tic: He often shrugs his arms while commenting on the stupidity in the videos. He also tends to look at the camera at times near the end of his commentary, but it's less frequent in contrast to his brother Tom.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Though he can fly off the handle at times, himself.
  • I'm Taking Her Home with Me!: Whenever a clip features one or more cute animals, Kevin sets aside his usual deadpan snarking to gush over the cuteness overload of the clip. He even plays this straight in an "Inventions" episode, where he expresses his disinterest in an invention itself, and would rather have all of the cute little animals that were featured in the clip.
  • One Steve Limit: With Tom McCaffrey.
  • Those Two Guys: Usually with Chuck in a sketch.

Tom McCaffrey

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Introduced in Season 5 on the episode "Record Breakers 2", Tom McCaffrey enjoyed a considerably longer stint on the show than the majority of castmembers introduced around the same time; while not featured as frequently as his brother Kevin he still had a rather strong presence on the show that spanned for the next four seasons.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Character Tic: He looks directly into the camera at times near the end of his commentary, which lessens considerably near his last seasons on the show.
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • One Steve Limit: With Kevin McCaffrey.
  • Put on a Bus: His last full episode he was in was in Season 9's "Partiers 12" with his last official appearance in the outtakes of "Drivers 21".

Chuck Nice

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”In America, we don’t get this excited over winning, because we’re used to it!”

One can always count on Chuck to deliver insightful commentary that’s brutally honest and painfully funny.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Deadpan Snarker: For the most part, but he has his moments where he can get a little more animated in his commentary.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Jokingly invoked in a later “Performers” episode, where a newscaster loses his cool when he swallows a fly while on the air, with Mike T. mentioning that Chuck actually talks to everybody like this; cut to Chuck yelling and cursing at a production assistant off-camera, demanding they bring him his lunch on time, before turning to the camera with a smile, and politely asking, “Are we rolling?”
  • Jerkass Ball: Not very often he plays this, but the times he does it's like how Jo Koy does it, breaking the fourth wall along with it as if speaking to the dumb ones at the same time.
  • Old Shame:invoked One “Competitions” episodes showed him participating in a contest held by a radio station he worked for to see who can unhook the most bras in under a minute. At one point, a bra latch snaps on his finger, causing him to yelp, “Ouch!” which Loni teases him for; he’s very quick to offer a rebuttal, though:
    Chuck: It was very dangerous…
  • Put on a Bus: Was among those who were let go due to the mid-Season 15 Retool.
  • Those Two Guys: Usually with Kevin in a sketch.

Chelsea Peretti

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Introduced in Season 2, Chelsea has become one of the more popular of the female cast members on the show, though her popularity seems to be based more on her looks than her humor.


Tropes associated with her:
  • Bi the Way: Will occasionally express interest in certain men featured in clips, but will also point out particularly cute girls in clips and even thinks Tonya is beautiful.
  • Character Tic: She tends to look up and to her left (sometimes her right, unless it's a case of the editing team flipping the picture horizontally) when she's trying to think of something. Her eyes are about as big as an anime character's, so it's easy to notice.
  • Deadpan Snarker: One of the few who has both, like Chris Strait, also having the range to do so.
  • Does Not Like Men: Plays this straight for the most part, but ultimately subverted if a man in any clip comes off as mannerly and/or chivalrous.
  • Good Bad Girl: Sometimes falls into this trope.
  • Impossibly-Low Neckline: You would actually expect this from Marianne or even Loni, but once in a while Chelsea will wear tops that feature deep necklines, thus offering viewers considerable amounts of cleavage.
  • Loners Are Freaks: Often expresses her appreciation of the fact that she has no friends, mostly when a person's friend(s) get him/her into trouble/danger during a clip.
  • Perfectly Cromulent Word: In a clip where a bunch of drunk partiers build a little pyramid out of their empty beer cans, she takes pride in inventing a new word: Beeramid.
  • Put on a Bus: She was let go due to the mid-Season 15 Retool.
  • Running Gag: At one point on the show she frequently expressed her disdain for marriage.
  • Verbal Tic: Speaks rather slowly and slurs her words a lot.

Marianne Sierk

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Introduced around Season 9, Marianne Sierk is the show’s resident female horn dog.


Tropes associated with her:
  • All Women Are Lustful: Played with, in some "Partiers" episodes, but strongly implied to have a very active sex life.
  • Good Bad Girl: Like many of the other ladies, while she doesn't appear to look like a bad girl, as mentioned above, she still seems very proud of having an active sex life, and is usually the most vocal about sexual activities or desires on the show.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Often wears skin-tight, shortleeved tops or dresses; once, she even cupped her hands under her breasts and bounced them for the camera. On another occasion, we saw her dancing, while wearing a miniskirt and boots.
  • Put on a Bus: Was let go in the middle of Season 15 due to the Retool.
  • Sex Goddess
  • Shapeshifter: She appears to change colors more often than a chameleon. It's not an exaggeration to say that her skin tone has been everywhere from yellow to orange to pink to peach, and maybe some others (most of which don't occur naturally in any part of the world).
  • She's Got Legs: Often wears short shorts and hot pants. You wouldn't be able to tell most of the time, since she's sitting, but once in a while whenever she's super-imposed into a clip or appears in a skit, we're treated to her gams.
  • Ship Tease: With Billy.
  • The Tease: Infrequently teases taking her top off.

Frank Stallone

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”I don’t need a fuckin’ writer, this stuff comes off the top of my head!”

Introduced in Season 7's "Drivers 16" and being Sylvester Stallone’s less talented and more egotistical little brother, Frank Stallone is the show’s resident xenophobe, basically spending half of his time bashing other countries (especially Russia) all while talking about how great America is. He's also one of the more recognizable commentators from VH-1's I Love series, as well.


Tropes associated with him:

Mike Trainor

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"This show is important. Somebody has to keep Leif Garrett off the streets."

Introduced in Season 2, Mike Trainor quickly grew in popularity on the show, and has recently become one of the driving forces of the show, from being one of the more prominent commentators, to also serving duty behind the scenes as well.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Ascended Extra: A variation of this; his earlier appearances on the show were far more limited, but he quickly became a more prominent fixture on the show and was even involved behind the scenes, having replacing Ted as the show's consulting producer.
  • Big Eater: Like Loni, he loves to talk or think about food. In an, "Inventions," episode, he got so worked up over a guy's cookie sipper invention, that he demanded somebody give him a cookie.
  • The Big Guy: And how!
  • Large Ham: In more ways than one.
  • One Steve Limit: Averted, appearing alongside Mike Britt, Mike O'Gorman, and Michael Loftus. In fact, he and Mike Britt are often identified as Mike T. and Mike B.
  • Ooh, Me Accent's Slipping: In one of the "Redumbocity" segments from "World's Dumbest Performers 12", The Didgeri (Mike Trainor as an Australian comedian) "dies", though after an epi-pen resuscitates him, his accent is gone. It's even pointed out afterwards.
  • Running Gag:
    • Anytime the show features a clip with a cat, he's not happy about it.
      I thought I had enough reasons to hate cats— now I have one in my back pocket. They steal shit.
    • Similarly, he's always ragging the Inventions episodes because, inevitably, one of the informercials featured will convince him to buy something for his non-existent RV.
  • Ship Tease: With Jamie Lee.
  • Shirtless Scene: He'll lose his shirt on occasion, which is odd for a big guy. He even lampshaded the trope in one episode featuring a clip of a large man going swimming with his shirt on, claiming that it's a "Popular look for the big guys."
  • Those Two Guys: Usually with Brad in sketches.

Brendan Walsh

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Shaggy-haired and bearded, Brendan Walsh was introduced in Season 9's "Partiers 13" and has been a prominent fixture on the show ever since with his really animated mannerisms and wild and crazy personality, lasting all the way up to the show's end.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Ascended Extra: Along with Mike T., Mike O'Gorman and Jared Logan, Brendan's appearances dramaticly rose from season 14 up until the retool.
  • Badass Beard: Pretty much his claim to fame. In fact, on one occasion, a man in a clip running around naked also had dark, shaggy hair, and a Badass Beard, and he had to inform everyone that wasn't him.
  • Catchphrase: Used "One punch and down!" as a catch phrase during the "Brawlers" episode that introduces it, but then gets called back in Season 14. When he first uses it, he even lampshades it.
  • Large Ham: Slightly less ham than Daniel Baldwin, but firmly in the middle.
  • Old Shame: Invoked in a "Performers" episode where he admits during the stinger that he's actually been in two porno movies in the past. He doesn't seem to be too ashamed of himself though.
  • Older Than They Look: When he first started appearing on the show, his hair and beard were considerably gray, which prompted him to start coloring them dark brown shortly afterwards.
  • Ship Tease: Occasionally with Jaime.

     Court and Legal Commentators 
Seasons 1 and 2 featured several commentators with backgrounds in law or law enforcement. Several of these were regulars on similar shows produced by TruTV at the time, most notably Disorder In The Court. Most of these were phased out as the series focus moved away from crime stories. Of these, the most notable was:

Curtis Sliwa

Founder of the Guardian Angels citizen watch group, Sliwa has also been a victims' rights activist and radio talk show host.
Tropes associated with him:

     Recurring/Short-Term Commentators 

Some commentators tended to serve short season times, so here you will find those not normally shown. This section also includes most of the Retool panel as well. As with the rest of the sections, expect this to be a work-in-progress.

Gary Busey

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Known mainly as the show’s Cloud Cuckoolander, Gary Busey will try and offer his own brand of spiritual logic in response to the stupidity displayed on this show.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Character Tic: He tends to look directly into the camera and acts philosophically, as though the clip everyone watched had An Aesop to it.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Considering he endured permanent brain damage from a motorcycle accident in 1988 due to not wearing a helmet, it's justified, however, his spaciness and random ramblings are unintentionally funny. Some say he was like this before his accident.
  • Ice-Cream Koan: Uses a lot of these, usually with other cast members making faces behind his back.
  • Nice Hat: In one episode, his hat was given billing in the opening titles, rather than him.
  • Promotion to Opening Titles: On occasion.
  • Put on a Bus: Left in the mid-Season 15 Retool.
  • Recurring Character: He fits this bill, mainly because his appearances on the show are more-or-less sporadic and infrequent; sometimes, he'll appear throughout an entire episode, while other times he appears once or twice an episode.
  • Talking to Themself: Not in the sense that he voices multiple characters or anything, but he'll actually talk to himself or to other objects on the set.
  • The Unintelligible: Will often mumble or slur his lines, making it difficult to understand what he's saying.
  • Verbal Tic: Has a slight lisp.

Jessie Cantrell

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Actress, comedienne, and gamer, Jessie was introduced in Season 9, and although she seemed to have a promising place as part of the show's cast, she didn't appear very frequently at all (though ironically, her husband, Mike O'Gorman, has been a regular castmember since Season 15), after five seasons, was gone.


Tropes associated with her:
  • Always Someone Better: When she once made a crack about Russia, Frank was not impressed.
    Frank: Jessie, I'm the original, because I really don't like anybody - I don't like Russians, I don't like the Chinese, I don't like the French... you're behind, so you're never gonna catch up.
    Jessie: *Death Glare*
  • Put on a Bus: Left the show after Season 14.
  • Recurring Character: This may or may not apply to her; while her presence on the show was very noticable, her commentary was rather infrequent.

Adrianne Curry

Best known for being the former wife of Christopher Knight of Brady Bunch fame, Adrianne Curry came aboard in Season 2's premiere episode "Criminals 8" and while she may get compared to Ali Landry in terms of being there for the sex appeal, she subverts it with complete snarkiness to boot, being there for a few seasons at least.


Tropes associated with her:
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Put on a Bus: Left at the end of the Season 4 episode "Drivers 6".
  • Proud to Be a Geek: Off the show, she's an avid gamer and at times a cosplayer. The fact she won the first season of America's Next Top Model didn't hurt either.
  • Recurring Character: She fits the bill since her commentary was mostly infrequent and her snark wasn't as long lasting.
  • Sex Sells
  • Took a Level in Badass: Off the show when a friend of hers was sexually assaulted at the San Diego Comic Con in 2014. Adrianne (dressed up as Catwoman) came to her friend's aid by counterattacking the assailant with the hilt of a bullwhip.

Rob Delaney

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Introduced in Season 9's premiere episode "Daredevils 11", Rob Delaney has since become one of Twitter's funniest people, really. He's currently starring in a UK series called Catastrophe. Before all that he was one of the few commentators on the show to bring his A-game, if only for a few seasons.


Tropes associated with him:

Wes Dening

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”On behalf of all Australians, let me apologize.”

Introduced in Season 6 on the episode "Record Breakers 4", Australian TV personality Wes Dening wasn’t used as frequently as other commentators, but he did bring more cultural diversity to the show, at least.


Tropes associated with him:

Natalie Desselle-Reid

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Natalie was among a host of new castmembers introduced in Season 2 to fill the void left behind by the various different judges, investigators, attorneys, et al, who were being phased out during the season. Much like Loni, Natalie's feisty and sassy personality offered us some lively commentary for five seasons until her departure in "Heroes".


Tropes associated with her:
  • Big Eater: Not quite as big as Loni, but she too seems to like to talk about food.
  • Demoted to Extra: After her return in Season 5's "Drivers 12" finale, her appearances were to the point where she was seen only once or twice an episode.
  • Put on a Bus: Left as a regular after "Drivers 6", then left for good as of the Season 7 finale episode "Heroes".
  • Recurring Character: She easily becomes this after her first bus trip off the series, due to her commentary being very infrequent after Season 5.
  • Sassy Black Woman

Dustin Diamond

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Known to a few generations as "Screech" from Saved by the Bell, Dustin Diamond was another commentator who was brought to the panel at the beginning of Season 2 on its premiere episode "Criminals 8" and was a relatively good fit for the show's cast, considering he too has had his share of legal problems in the past. He lasted until the end of Season 4.


Tropes associated with him:

Sean Donnelly

Another up-and-coming comedian added to the roster in the middle of Season 15 as part of the Retool that happened with Season 16.


Tropes associated with him:

Chris Fairbanks

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Introduced in Season 11; being one of the younger comedians on the show, Chris Fairbanks’s placement could possibly be an attempt to help reel in younger viewers to the show. As of the show's cancellation, he's now the host of the show Almost Genius alongside fellow comedian April Richardson on truTV.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Ascended Extra: Started appearing on the show very sporadically around Season 11, but by Season 14, began being featured heavily in every episode.
  • Deadpan Snarker: And depending on the joke, or how it's told, his naturally nasally voice either makes the joke funnier, or more annoying.
  • Nice Hat: Often wears various different baseball caps.
  • Running Gag: Throughout the Retool one particular gag brought up by his fellow panel at times was if he was Mistaken for Gay. Even Amanda Landry as Catwoman in a particular Batman-themed sketch snarks the question at him (as he's dressed up as Robin) as well, prompting him to ask why everyone thinks that.
  • One Steve Limit: With Chris Strait.

Rachel Feinstein

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"If there's one thing that gets me hot, it's watching a grown man deep throat an ice pop, right after he vomits."

Introduced in Season 8's "Drivers 19", Rachel Feinstein is known for her many different voice accents and comedic abilities, lasting on the show well up until its inevitable conclusion.


Tropes associated with her:
  • Ascended Extra: Started appearing on the show very sporadically around Season 8, but by Season 13 and beyond she began being featured heavily in every episode.
  • Hot Gypsy Woman: Once dressed like one for the Season 16 premiere's bumpers.
  • Limited Wardrobe: Seems to wear the exact same, tight, sleeveless dress (as in she appears to own multiple ones, just in different colors) to show off her toned arms, and accentuate her figure.
  • Signature Style: She impersonates people featured in the clips so much that an entire show can go by without the viewer hearing her actual voice. She seems to favor impersonating Russians and stereotypical New York Jews.

Ardie Fuqua

Ardie was brought to the panel in the beginning of Season 3 upon the departure of Godfrey and Jo Koy, being a pretty laid back and quip-filled comedian in his own way who lasted for a few seasons.


Tropes associated with him:

Gilbert Gottfried

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Probably known more for his voice, actor/comedian Gilbert Gottfried became a part of the show in the mid-Season 15 Retool... but given that he has had his share of scandal under his belt, he probably would have fit in just as well if he were introduced much earlier.


Tropes associated with him:

Jo Koy

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Animated and charismatic, Jo Koy was another in a long list of comedians that were invited in season 2 to the panel in his debut episode of "Criminals 8". He lasted up until the end of the season.


Tropes associated with him:
  • Bald of Awesome: Due to Alternative Character Interpretation, it could be a Bald of Evil as well.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Boy howdy... Very biting criticism and snark towards those on the countdown. It didn't seem like he saw it fit to snark at the other commentators though.
  • Jerkass Ball: A frequent player of it, too. He could be pretty cruel towards the dumb, as first seen in "Daredevils 3" towards a skydiver who crashed into a wood fence butt-first. Further appearances have him at times between playing this or being an outright Jerkass, to which he always broke the fourth wall as if to speak to the dumb.
    Jo: You're not a bird so stop trying to fucking fly!
  • Noodle Incident: Outside the show in a performance in Chicago back in 2011, due to not having N-Word Privileges. It was later explained that he used an "incredibly foul" word for gay men.
  • Put on a Bus: Left as a regular at the end of Season 2's finale episode "Animal Encounters" and was not seen for the entirety of Season 3. His bus ride ended when he returned for three episodes in Season 4 and was gone for good after the third episode in the season, "Employees".
  • Signature Style: Like Todd he sometimes acted out the stunts on the show.

Ali Landry

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Introduced in the later half of Season 1, Ali was the odd one out among the rest of the cast in that she isn't a comedian; her inclusion seemed to be an attempt to reel in viewers, considering that she's a model. She lasted until mid-Season 3.


Tropes associated with her:
  • Buffy Speak: Shouldn't be a surprise, considering she's not a comedian. She often has to fill her sentences with words like "thingy" and such.
  • I Was Quite a Looker: A former Miss USA. She's still quite a looker too.
  • One Steve Limit: With Amanda Landry.
  • Put on a Bus: Left at the end of the Season 3 episode "Drivers 6".
  • Recurring Character: She didn't have much in the way of commentary, hence she fits the bill.
  • Sex Sells: As a former Miss USA, it seemed that her appearances on the show were more for her looks than anything else.

Amanda Landry

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Introduced in the mid-Season 15 Retool, Amanda Landry is an up-and-coming comedic actress who, despite being on for looks, shakes it off completely by smarts alone when the need calls for it.


Tropes associated with her:
  • Deadpan Snarker: She has her moments, but nothing tops it more than her as Catwoman mistaking Chris F. as Robin in a Batman-themed sketch for Camp Gay, which he quickly reverses as to why they think that.
  • Genius Ditz: Despite seeming like nothing more than a blonde bombshell, she is a college graduate and even holds a Masters in business.
  • Ms. Fanservice: During her first appearance on the show, she appeared in two commercials — one was for the show's smartphone app (replacing Mike Trainor). The other urged fans to follow the show on Twitter and tweet comments, on the grounds that, if they do, "[She] might just tweet you back. *wink*" She also has a tendency to wear nothing less revealing than a tank top, and teased taking her shirt off during one clip.
  • One Steve Limit: Played straight. Ali Landry also appeared on the show in early seasons, but they've never appeared in the same season, let alone on the same episode.
  • Sex Sells: Turned on its head, as while she was first on for looks, she can hold her own pretty well.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: Seems to have replaced Tonya as the show's Dumb Blonde, but no longer the case.

Jamie Lee

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”It’s just fun! It’s just fun!”

Introduced in Season 13; this comedienne and TV personality is not to be confused with Jamie Lee Curtis. Jamie's also known for being a commentator on MTV's Girl Code, at one point.


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  • Ascended Extra: Started appearing on the show very sporadically around Season 13, but by Season 15, began being featured heavily in every episode.
  • One Steve Limit: With Jaime Andrews.
  • Put on a Bus: Left with the majority of the cast in the mid-Season 15 Retool.
  • Ship Tease: With Mike Trainor in sketches.

Natasha Leggero

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Introduced in the middle of Season 5 in the episode "Partiers 6", Natasha Leggero stands out among the female castmembers for being considerably more classy than the rest of them... and while that may make her seem like an ill fit for the show, she uses this to her advantage and can hold her own among the rest of the cast, every once in a while surprising you with a naughty little joke.


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Jared Logan

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"YOU ARE A CHAMELEON, COATHANGER, MATRIX, SURPRISE LAMPPOST, AND I AM THE VACUUM CLEANER CHAMPION OF THE MUSHROOM KINGDOM!!!"

Introduced in Season 13; no one is sure of where he came from, but he has an uncanny resemblence to Mike Trainor.


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  • Ascended Extra: Started appearing very sporadically around Season 13, but by Season 14 he was being featured very heavily in every episode.
  • The Big Guy
  • Cloning Blues: Averted. He and Mike Trainor look alike, but the similarities end there.
  • Large Ham
  • Proud to Be a Geek
  • Stupid Sexy Flanders: Played straight in an intro for an "Inventions" episode where, playing a commoner in a salespitch, he tells Bryan (who was playing a ringmaster-like host) to take his money because of his sexiness.

Jimmy McMillan

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Introduced in Season 9's "Criminals 23" and the creator of The Rent Is Too Damn High political party, Jimmy is a private investigator whose life is one big bundle of badassery, considering he was also a former stripper, postal worker, presidential candidate and a Vietnam veteran to boot.


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  • Catchphrase: "The rent... is too damn high!"
  • Cloudcuckoolander: A slight case of it, but otherwise...
  • Nice Guy
  • Recurring Character: His appearances on the show are very limited, though they span several seasons; often, he'll appear at random during an episode, though he's also been known to pop up during the Hilarious Outtakes of the end titles, even if he didn't appear in the episode proper.

Mike O'Gorman

A comedian formerly of VH1's Best Week Ever as well as The Awesomes, Mike is another addition in the middle of Season 15 as part of the Retool that would later happen for Season 16.


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Christina Pazsitzky

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A member of The Bob and Tom Show as well as having her own podcast Your Mom's House, Christina Pazsitzky is a former writer for the show Chelsea Lately and at some point was also seen on most of the VH1 pop culture countdown shows. She was also a cast member for MTV's Road Rules: Down Under.


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  • Put on a Bus: Left the show after Season 13.
  • Sex Sells: While she's talented in her own right as a comedian, it seems she was on merely for looks.

Chris Strait

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Introduced in the Season 7 finale episode "Heroes", Chris Strait’s cerebral humor made his deadpan and monotone jokes all the more funny.


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The Greg Wilson

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Stand-up comedian and TV personality The Greg Wilson brings to the show his unique brand of off-the-wall humor and hysterical personality.


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