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Buck Tuddrussel

Beauregard "Buck" Tuddrussel is a Time Squad officer. He serves as the head of his unit alongside the Larry 3000, his robotic partner, and Otto Osworth, an orphan the team adopted from the year 2001.

Appearance

Tuddrussel is a large, muscular man with stubble. He wears the standard Time Squad uniform of a black and white suit with yellow goggles.

Also Known For Stephen Squirrelsky

  • He is one of the main characters and is also Andrew and Stephen's friends.

Personality

Tuddrussel has a very rambunctious, macho, and oftentimes juvenile personality. For a man whose job involves the stability of time, Tuddrussel has shown an ironic disinterest and ignorance to the historical events he maintains. This clashes with his partner Larry's effeminate, well-mannered ways, and the two often bicker. However, he generally has a friendly disposition to people he considers friends and strives for both protection and justice. When not time-traveling, Buck likes to indulge in eating junk food, roughhousing, shooting his phasers, and playing with Otto.

Tuddrussel has a soft spot for Otto, serving as a paternal figure for him. This includes teaching him how to ride a bicycle, fishing, camping, and playing games (although Otto is often unintentionally harmed in the process). As a game, he pretends to be a superhero with Otto, and is the Future Man to the latter's Sidekick Boy.

Buck is shown to have complex developmental issues such as inflated self-image, anger control issues, and relationship problems. His intellect seems to fluctuate depending on the situation, as he has expressed scientific and historical knowledge from time to time. According to Dr. Freud, Tuddrussel suffers from an over-active super ego, which causes him to force his will on those around him. Tuddrussel's ex-wife, Sheila Sternwell, has claimed that the man is being held back by his fragile male ego, and hasn't mentally developed since early childhood. 

Skills

What Tuddrussel may lack in brains he makes up for in brawn. He is incredibly strong and can pick up most heavy objects with little issue. In addition, he is very agile, and can run and jump wherever needed. Tuddrussel is knowledgeable about guns and weapons, and shows prowess in both using them and modifying them. Although he rejects many things he finds "foo-foo" and "prissy", Tuddrussel appears to be quite skilled at cooking and needlework.

Other media

Larry appears alongside Tuddrussel in the poster that Cartoon Network distributed at the 2012 San Diego Comic Con to commemorate the network's 20th anniversary.

Tuddrussel is featured in an episode of MAD, Once Upon a Toon, among other older Cartoon Network characters.

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Trivia

  • He takes every opportunity on a mission to shout out his catchphrase, "it's go time!" 
  • Tuddrussel is amicably divorced with his ex-wife Sheila Sternwell.
  • Buck takes great pride in his Texan heritage. Although he shows a general disinterest in history, he is quite knowledgeable when it comes to the Old West's past (much to the surprise of Otto and Larry).
  • According to XJ5's scan in the episode Kubla Khan't, Tuddrussel weighs 323 pounds and has an IQ of 78.
  • Tuddrussel is never shown to remove his mask. He even showers with it on, as seen in Larry Upgrade and The Prime Minister Has No Clothes.
  • According to Sheila in Ex Marks the Spot, Tuddrussel is used to being beat up by female historical figures due to his machismo method. For example, he's been kicked in the stomach by Mother Teresa; lost a tooth from a hit by Eleanor Roosevelt, and was assaulted by Joan of Arc. In this ep, it is also revealed that he once threw Picasso down the stair.
  • In the beginning of ''Floundering Fathers'', it is revealed that he kicked Karl Marx in the belly to make him creating philosophies for communism. He also responsible of assaulting all founding fathers of the United States of America and marks a noticeable history trait by giving Benjamin Rush, a broken jaw.
  • It is implied that Buck and Larry share a bed in the episode Ex Marks the Spot.
  • According to Larry in Ladies And Gentlemen... Monty Zuma!, Buck sleeps with a nightlight and a teddy bear named Mr. Pinky.
  • In the episode Feud for Thought, it is mentioned that Tuddrussel used to have a problem with his weight while in the academy. It has also been stated that he used to be a member of the chemistry club.
  • Tuddrussel's country origins were inspired by series creator David Wasson, who grew up in Arkansas. Wasson almost did the voice acting for him.[1]
  • Buck was written centrally by Carlos Ramos. Both Tuddrussel and Ramos share a hatred of magicians.[2][3]
  • His, Larry 3000, and Otto's appearances in the Stephen Squirrelsky and Friends' movie spoof travels are The Great Hedgehog Detective (FamousImagination50's Style), The Sword in the Stone (Stephen Druschke's Animal Style), Vanellope Von Schweetz (a.k.a. Pippi Longstocking), The Train and the Boat, Toon Age (J.B. Eagle's Style), Cub and Company, Happily Ever After (Stephen Druschke's Style), Hoodwinked! (Dalmatian Tunes' Style), Beauty and the Grizzly Bear, The Rescuers (TrainBoy43's Style), Nikki's Adventures of Sing Along Songs Episode 4, The Rescuers Down Under (TrainBoy43's Style), The Secret of NIMH (Nikkdisneylover8390's Human Style), Nikki's Adventures of Sing Along Songs Episode 6, The Little Mer-Lioness II: Return to the Sea, Skunkules, Home on the Range (DalMatian Tunes' Style), Kermit's Winter Wonderland, The Little Jungle Boy, Kermiladdin 2: The Return of McLeach, AiAi the Monkey and A Day for George, The Reindeer and the Deer, Animal Story 2 (Stephen Druschke's Style), AiAi's Grand Adventure: The Search for Tails, A Cartoon Character's Life, Nikki's Adventures of Sing Along Songs Episode 7, Here Comes Winnie the Pooh, Animals, Inc. (Dragon Rockz's Style), Simba 2, Miss Bianca and the Bernard 2: Fievel's Adventure, FernGully: The Last Rainforest (Dragon Rockz's Style), A Pooh in Central Park, Bubblesrella 2: Dreams Come True, The Brave Little Piglet, Kung Fu Owen, Nikki's Adventures of Sing Along Songs Episode 8, The Thomas O'Malley Movie, Kermit Returns, Fievel the Red Nosed Mouse and The Island of Misfits, Nikki's Adventures of Sing Along Songs Episode 9, A Cartoon Character's Life Activity Center, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (Justin Quintanilla's Style), Finding Alvin (J.B. Eagle's Style), Animated Tale (TheTure DisneyKing's Style), The Forest Book 2 (TrainBoy43's Style), Nikki's Adventures of Sing Along Songs Episode 10, Madagascar (FamousImagination50's Style), Sleeping Beauty (Justin Quintanilla's Style), Aurorastasia, Despicable Me (Justin Quintanilla's Style), We're Back!: A Jungle Animal's Story, Jimmynocchio, The Wizard of Oz (Uranimated18's Style), Isabellan, 101 Trains, and Goku's Travels and will even be in more movie spoof travels.
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