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"Henlo, am Tucker, wanna be frens?"
Tucker Budzyn is a Golden Retriever who lives with his owner, Linda (real name being Courtney), and he features on the YouTube channel of the same name. The videos feature Tucker performing food "reviews" and other ASMR Videos, alongside funny videos of Tucker and Linda "pranking" and "bantering" each other, as well as daily life vblogs.

On August 2021, Tucker's son, Todd, was adopted by the Budzyns and started featuring on the videos.

His videos feature examples of:

  • Added Alliterative Appeal: The videos of Tucker when he was a puppy are usually posted on Tuesdays (either on Instagram or YouTube) with the title "Tiny Tucker Tuesday".
  • Affectionate Nickname: Linda sometimes calls Tucker "T" and Journee "Journ-journ".
  • Alliterative Family: Tucker and Todd. Lampshaded in an Instagram post which uses the song "T.N.T." by AC/DC.
  • Amplified Animal Aptitude: In several videos Tucker is shown "cooking" meals, "texting" both his friends and Linda, and "pulling pranks" on the latter in order to convince her to take him on a walk.
  • Annoying Laugh: Linda's laugh to Tucker, according to him she snorts a lot.
  • Aside Glance: Tucker actually does one at the 1:20 minute mark on the video where Linda pretends to eat invisible food.
  • A Taste of Their Own Medicine: In "My Dog Calls a Trainer", Tucker is for once on the receiving end of humping by Pearl.note 
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: Used by Linda and later by Tucker on the video of Tucker's reaction to her "Quarantine" eyebrows.
  • Bilingual Dialogue: Tucker and Linda engage in a lot of banter this way, with captioning "translation" of Tucker's growls and barks.
  • Blatant Lies: Flutter on her introduction:
    Linda: Somebody got into a mud puddle before we got in the car. *points at the mud stain on Flutter*
    Flutter: wasn't me
  • Bratty Half-Pint:
    • Tucker as a puppy interacting with Linda's family's dog, and sometimes as an adult with Linda gets this characterization.
    • Flutter also on her interactions with Tucker:
      Tucker: am tired
      Flutter: wimp
      Tucker: hekk you!
    • Pearl also, she even starts stalking Tucker.
    • Todd quickly got characterized as this as well, Tucker on the other hand got cast as the patient dad.
  • Carpet of Virility: When Tucker gets prepared for his wedding as the groom, Linda says his chest hair is showing.
    Tucker: For da ladies
  • Chick Magnet: Tucker, as he says on the Kissing Booth video, and according to Linda "every female dog is Tucker's girlfriend".
  • Cool Old Guy: Riley (who's Tucker's grandpa) who has featured on three videos, is characterized like a sweet and patient old guy.
    Riley: Im a gud boi, yup dats me
  • Covered in Kisses:
    • Tucker on the video of him "having a girlfriend".
    • And the video where Tucker runs a kissing booth.
  • Crazy Jealous Guy: Played for Laughs on the video of Tucker getting jealous of Linda hugging and cuddling another golden. Subverted Trope at the end of the video.
  • Crossover: A couple of videos has Tucker "having a video call" with Mayapolarbear, another dog YouTuber.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Tucker has a lot of sass for cute dog.
  • Deathbringer the Adorable: Tucker's younger brother, who first debuted in Instagram stories before appearing in a couple of videos and is as sweet and lovable as Tuckernote , his name is... Gator.
  • Distinguishing Mark: When grown up, Todd can chiefly be distinguished from his dad by the dark spot on his tongue.
  • Does Not Like Spam: Tucker hates broccoli, calling it "the tree of doom", though he once lapped up broccoli juice with no problem until Linda told him what it was. He also hates other veggies and fruits, and his fellow dogs usually share his feelings towards anything that grew from a plant.
  • Food Porn:
    • Played for Laughs on the video of Tucker "reacting" to another video of "How to Prepare the Perfect Steak".
    • And again during the video where Linda leaves Tucker alone with a juicy steak.
  • Gaslighting: Played for Laughs on the video in which Linda "eats" invisible food, Tucker looks very visibly confused.
  • Genki Girl:
    • Echo, the Husky, is characterized like this, with Tucker barely able to keep up with her.
    • Linda herself also qualifies.
    • Pearl establishes herself as this in the first seconds of her introduction, and also as an adult:
    Pearl: Escapayyy!
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: Tucker and other dogs cuss like this.
    Tucker: Hekk u!
  • Grumpy Old Woman: Linda's family's dog, Maya, get characterized like this on her videos with Tucker as a puppy.
  • Incredibly Lame Pun: Tons of dog-related puns, like "Call the Pawlice!", "Need to go see a dogtor!", "Thank dogness!" etc.
  • Look Behind You: Pearl "attempts" this when she is stalking Tucker, subverted when Tucker doesn't take the bait.
  • Lovable Sex Maniac: Tucker's sweet, lovable... and has quite an obsession with humping female dogs who come over for play dates, much to Linda's chagrin.
  • Married Animals: Tucker and Journee get married on a video, it provides the trope image.
  • Mouth Cam: Accidental example on the video where Tucker steals the new GoPro camera.
  • Official Couple: Tucker and Journee, they even get "married" on a video released on Valentine's Day 2020.
  • Pale Females, Dark Males: Played straight with Journee and Tucker, YouTube comments have pointed this out many times, and how Journee has more feminine looks.
  • Picky Eater: Tucker hates vegetables, often referring to them as "garbage" whenever Linda tries to feed them to him.
  • Precious Puppy:
    • Tucker in his puppy videos was this.
    • Also Flutter who has featured on two videos.
    • Pearl is also quite adorable.
    • Tucker's son, Todd, who was also adopted by Linda on August 2021.
  • Stealth Pun: In this Taste Test, Riley, described as a "grandpa" dog, says he "likes nanas" when given a banana.
  • Stock "Yuck!": Tucker and other dogs hate broccoli, to the point of calling it "the tree of doom". Though Tucker did lap up some "tree of doom juice" once not knowing what it was.
  • Summon Bigger Fish: Played for Laughs on the video when Tucker calls upon professional trainer, Tom Davis, to help him deal with an adult Pearl.
  • Talking Animal: Tucker and other dogs "talk" in a You No Take Candle fashion.
  • The Quiet One: Journee still has captions like the other dogs, but does not bark often due to her being trained not to bark because her owners prefer her quiet.
  • This Is Wrong on So Many Levels!: Linda says this on the video of the taste test Tucker does with his sister, and they start licking the sticky food from each others' faces. Also, in "My Dog Has a Puppy Sleepover", when Tucker asks "I humps?" when told Pearl, a puppy, though Tucker doesn't know that, is coming over, Linda says "No, that would be messed up".
  • Toilet Humor: Tucker does this a lot as part of his bantering with Linda.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Chimken and poonut booter for Tucker.

"Hekk u Linda!"