Russell is a orange hedgehog with green eyes and brown-orange quills.
- Monica Quokka (girlfriend/wife)
- Klasky Quokka (future daughter)
- Cameron Quokka (future daughter)
- Titanic Ferguson (future son)
- Drew Ferguson (future son)
- Sue Quokka (future daughter)
- Jimmy Ferguson (future son)
- Patricia Ferguson (future daughter)
- Lennon Quokka (future son)
- Rumpelteazer Quokka (future daughter)
- Buddy Ferguson (future son)
- In several episodes, Russell does something similar to a "spindash," A move that originated from the popular game series: Sonic The Hedgehog.
- Samuel Vincent once provided the singing voice for Sonic in the animated series, Sonic Underground.
- Despite not being a dog, he won the pageant in "Terriers and Tiaras".
- Blythe secretly admits to him in the first season finale that she will miss him the most out of the pets during the summer, meaning he may be her favorite.
- When Russell exclaims "I AM AN ANIMAL!" in "What Did You Say?" it is an inversion of Joseph Merrick's line in the film "The Elephant Man".
- His first name might've been inspired by a character from the film "Once Upon a Forest" who is a hedgehog.
- A running gag is that he's often mistaken as a porcupine.
- In the very early episodes, Russell's voice was slightly deeper and not as nasally.
- He has an extreme fear of ghosts and marshmallows.
- He may be suffering from OCPD or at least just have some symptoms of it.
- His, Minka Mink, Sunil Nelva, Penny Ling, Vinnie Terrio, Pepper Clark, and Zoe Trent's appearances in the Stephen Squirrelsky and Friends' movie spoof travels are Piglet Pan, The Black Cauldron (Animal Style), Trent Hood, Baby (a.k.a Dumbo), Robin and the Beanstalk, Brisbyhontas, Kermiladdin, Nikki's Adventures of Sing Along Songs Episode 1, Nikki's Adventures of Sing Along Songs Episode 2, Treasure Planet (Stephen Druschke's Animal Style), The Mouse King, Kermit the Frog (a.k.a. Frosty the Snowman), Bernard Claus is Coming to Town, Fievel The Red Nosed Mouse, The Pagemaster (Nikkdisneylover8390's Style), Frog-A-Doodle, Russell and the Giant Peach, The Young Mouse of Notre Dame, Hello Kitty and the Seven Dwarfs, The Hedgehog's New Groove, The Forest Book, The Many Adventures of AiAi the Monkey, Nikki's Adventures of Sing Along Songs Episode 3, Nikki's Adventures of Sing Along Songs Episode 5, Simba (Shrek), The Sword in the Stone, Vanellope Von Schweetz, The Train and the Boat, Toon Age, Cub and Company, Hoodwinked!, Beauty and the Grizzly Bear, The Rescuers, Nikki's Adventures of Sing Along Songs Episode 4, The Rescuers Down Under, The Secret of NIMH, Nikki's Adventures of Sing Along Songs Episode 6, The Little Mer-Lioness 2: Return to the Sea, Skunkules, Home on the Range, 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, AiAi the Monkey'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, Simba 2, Miss Bianca and the Bernard 2: Fievel's Adventure, FernGully: The Last Rainforest, 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, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Finding Alvin, Animated Tale, The Forest Book 2, Nikki's Adventures of Sing Along Songs Episode 10, and Sleeping Beauty and will even be in more movie spoof travels.
- He is attracted to Monica Quokka.
- He is now married to Monica Quokka.
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