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No dogs allowed on this page. I detest dogs!

You are standing in a dark room. Suddenly, an all-too familiar drum beat starts playing, and a pair of eyes appears in the darkness. The owner of the eyes slowly steps out from the darkness.

For best effect, try reading this page in a British accent, preferably with a deep voice.

Hello, troper. Welcome to Katz's Self-Demonstrating character page. I'm Katz, not to be confused with the doctor of the same name. So, you would like to learn about me? I must say, I'm flattered.

You may have heard of me in a certain animated television program by the name of Courage the Cowardly Dog. I was the most recurring villain in the show. By this, I mean that I appeared in 6 episodes (including an episode where I only made a cameo.) Yes, I know that this does not sound like a lot, but when your show has a Monster of the Week format, there's not much room for recurring villains. I was rather lucky, actually.


These are the episodes in which I appeared:

  1. A Night At the Katz Motel: My first appearance, the first episode of the show, and my first run-in with that accursed canine. I was currently running my labor of love, the Katz Motel. That Norman Bates is quite an inspiration to me.
  2. Klub Katz: My second appearance, in which I took inspiration from the brilliant mind of Dr. Moreau.
  3. Katz Kandy: My third appearance, which was notably Lighter and Softer than my other appearances. This time, I owned the titular candy shop. This was when I revealed to you, the audience, that every year, I participate in the Nowhere Sweet Stuff Contest, and every year, I end up in 2nd place, just behind that old woman I have tried to murder so many times. Obviously, I'm not happy about this.
  4. Katz Under the Sea: My fourth appearance, and the last episode I got all to myself. This time, the foolish citizens of Nowhere were easily lured onto my submarine tour. A tour that should have ended with them sinking to the bottom of the sea and exploding. I despise that dog to no end.
  5. Ball Of Revenge: In which I teamed up with some old friends to defeat that stupid dog once and for all. We failed, and this was my last real appearance...
  6. Profiles in Courage: My one cameo appearance. I myself do not appear, but in the paper cutter's workshop, you can see a cutout of me in the background.

Tropes that apply to me:

  • Major Injury Underreaction: "I wish you hadn't done that."
  • Mega Neko: I'm not exactly humongous, but being the size of a human certainly qualifies me as one.
  • New Job as the Plot Demands: Why not? When one business is exposed as a fraud, I simply move on to another scheme.
  • Noodle People: Although this trope applied to most characters on the show, it works for me the best by reinforcing my ominous appearance.
  • Obviously Evil: It's rather surprising that that pink dog is the only one who noticed. Of course, that's everyone else's problem, not mine.
  • Revenge: My motivation in "Katz Kandy" and "Ball of Revenge". I tend to hold grudges for a long time, in case you haven't noticed.
  • Sadist: The only reason I challenge that stupid dog to "a little sport before dying" is to drag out his suffering for a little bit longer. And those sports challenges are my mildest displays of sadism.
  • Second Place Is for Losers: I hate losing! That is why I sought Revenge in "Katz Kandy"
  • Serial Killer: I love to set up seemingly normal locations to lure people in so I can arrange their deaths.
  • Slasher Smile: I do have quite the sinister smirk.
  • Smug Snake: At times, admittedly. But can you blame me? I certainly am amazing.
  • The Sociopath: Who cares about anyone else? Certainly not me.


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