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Brainy is a fictional character in the Hey Arnold! TV Series. Brainy is a quiet, kind of creepy kid who stalks Helga around and often randomly showing up in the. Dec 4, Later, when Helga and the other girls realize how hard Lila and her father's Mexican stuff, and baseball (her position at the class' team is center field). Arnold accepts dating her for some time due him not wanting to break. Dec 17, Here's Where The 'Hey Arnold' Gang Are In in Physics and Math, and a minor in Latin American and Caribbean Dance. a beautiful girl and ask her out, the girl told him, “She'd sooner date an actual pig. . At Brown, Brainy joined a frat who turned the once awkward kid into a certified ladies man.
He seems to miss Arnold and the gang just as much as everyone else. When asked about where Arnold and Helga would end up, he broke hearts everywhere by saying that the two characters would in fact not end up being together. Everyone rooted for Helga. Helga probably needs to find that quality in someone else because she was teetering on the line, verging into hopeful dependency rather than love. Bartlett said Arnold and Helga would have dated in high school, so Helga would have gotten what she had wanted.
Unfortunately, Bartlett said they would have also broken up, though Helga would always have a place in her heart for Arnold. This complicated family dynamic became the focus when the idea of doing a spin-off revolving around them came about. The Pataki family was supposed to star in their own spin-off for Nick at Nite.
The show would have focused on their family while Helga was a teenager. Nickelodeon said it was too dark, even for Nick at Nite. Therefore, no one ever saw the spin-off since it essentially ended before it truly began.
All the buildings in Hillwood had their own unique style. There was the flower shop and the butchery. There was also the school, P. Hyunh find his daughter by shopping for the person who can find her. They wanted to pay homage to the people who helped make the show happen. Before Bartlett started Hey Arnold! Bartlett describes himself as having a lot of love inspired thoughts when he was a kid and knew a lot of girls that he found interested in. Those girls all mixed together in his mind and became the girls on the show.
The Jungle Movie will start off where Hey Arnold! During yet another interview, Craig Bartlett has said he sees Arnold moving away from Hillwood. Ernie, Oskar, and Mr.
Hyunh are shown, but Suzie is nowhere to be seen. Maybe she finally had it with Oskar and divorced him. An odd case when you compare character ages and the technology present. Big Bob is still selling beepers, but is clearly struggling, with everything being on sale, and everyone pointing out that nobody uses beepers anymore now that cell phones are around. With that said, though, Rhonda has a cell phone that looks very much like one found today, a far cry from the '90s looking cell phone that Lorenzo, another rich kid, had in the series.
The characters are only supposed to be about a year older, so it's not like technology would have advanced that much. Arnold's personality changed slightly in the cartoons each time he was given a new voice actor, but The Jungle Movie's version of Arnold tries to mix and match the best parts of each one, particularly Philip Van Dyke and Spencer Klein's versions.
He's back to being mostly serious but he's less of a goody-goody probably because he's too busy with his own plot to meddle in everyone else's than Klein's take. He has the Van Dyke childlike innocence to him, but also definitely has the most determination of them all. Although freaked out by Helga's advances at first, he eventually comes to terms with them and reciprocates, completely dropping the bizarre trolling-flirting combination he briefly employed when Alex D.
Despite returning her feelings, he's still more tentative with Helga than Klein's Arnold would have been - letting Helga initiate the kiss instead of kissing her himself. Features heavy call backs to previous Hey Arnold! The film is the darkest entry in the franchise, since it involves characters getting into perilous situations where they almost get killed, kidnapping and the Big Bad and his mooks getting killed off on-screen.
The TV-PG rating is definitely earned here. Arnold, Helga and Gerald barely manage to get past them thanks to Miles' journal. Lasombra's men aren't so lucky. Distracted by the Sexy: Parodied with Gertrude, who uses a fake puppet leg for this purpose. Olga does this on purpose by distracting two guards in order to make them fight each other, as part of Phoebe's escape plan. Don't Explain the Joke: Simmons says to Arnold, "You've gone Benedict, Arnold" and attempts to use that comment as a "teachable moment" to educate his class about the infamous traitor, but it comes off more as this, as evidenced by the class's reaction.
The movie ends with P. Earn Your Happy Ending: Arnold goes through a lot of crap in this movie, including learning the school trip to San Lorenzo was just to rope him in for the villain his parents warned him about to steal a precious artifact, and having nearly everyone erroneously turn his back on him. But he soon after regains all his friends and peers, and most of all, finds his parents that for the longest time had disappeared. Helga finally confesses her love towards Arnold.
While this happened before in the previous movie, there, Arnold didn't return her love and pretended it was her just being emotional. Here, it's very much requited.
Eating the Eye Candy: Olga fawns over Che like crazy. Even after he turns out to be on the villains' team- and for a moment, Che seems to reconsider his loyalties because he knows Olga fancies him. Even Evil Has Standards: After the group gets captured, Curly offers to be Lasombra's prison snitch, but Lasombra refuses because Curly is too loco even for them.
Moments later, not even Arnold can hold back from crying. When Curly offers to side with the pirates, Lasombra shoots him down, stating that he's "too loco" for them. Everyone Can See It: Not everyone, but presumably thanks to knowing them so well, Gerald has clearly figured out that Helga is in love with Arnold between the show and the movie despite her attempts to hide in, and joins Phoebe in good-naturedly teasing her about it. His reaction to their first real kiss isn't so much "Whoa, you two like each other now?
Failed a Spot Check: During the climax, Helga and Gerald chase Lasombra who has the stolen Corazon and captive Arnold across a rickety rope bridge, which collapses under them. After they're saved by Eduardo and Lasombra falls to his death, it's shown that there's actually a solid stone bridge only a few feet away. Lasombra might have a good sense of humorbut he is rotten to the core.
Flashback with the Other Darrin: While Helga searches through her video collection, Helga comes across the reanimated scene of Arnold and his Grandma cleaning up Lockjaw the Turtle in "Field Trip", complete with dialogue from Mason Vale Cotton.
Simmons announces the contest, Gerald says that it seems tailor made for Arnold. When Arnold and Gerald visit Eduardo's apartment, a picture with Arnold's parents has a corner ripped out, subtly hinting that Eduardo is not who he seems.
Abner sniffing at Eduardo and knowing something is not exactly right with him. It seems a bit strange that Lasombra's ship is very modern and sleek while Helpers for Humanity's is older and worn out doesn't it? It's because Lasombra and his pirates are actually posing as the humanitarian group and the group attacking the ship is the real organization trying to save the class.
During the pirate attack, Arnold shows concern for his classmates' safety, but Eduardo tells him to "Forget about them", which is weird for someone like Eduardo to say.
Lasombra has some Kick the Dog fun with Arnold, telling his friends that they were working together the whole time and that the boy put them in danger on purpose, obviously leaving out how Arnold was tricked the whole time. Getting Crap Past the Radar: This film earns its TV-PG rating: The various examples of Family-Unfriendly Death that occur, some of which happen on-screen. For example, Lasombra uses one of his mooks as a human shield against a barrage of arrows before dumping his riddled body on the ground, several other mooks are crushed to death by rocks, and Lasombra himself take a dart to his head, visibly showing the signs of being poisoned before he plunges to his death off the cliff.
Eduardo, the real one, averts the Never Say "Die" trope when Lasombra falls off of the cliff. When Arnold finally finds his parents, they look quite dead, only averted by Eduardo confirming that they have the sleeping sickness. Helga has footage on her laptop of Arnold undressing.
Even though this characteristic is downplayed in the film, the very first shot of Miriam is of her drunkenly asleep on the couch. In Abner's flashback, the Craig Bartlett caricature, seen seated next to Abner on the plane, is clearly seen holding a martini glass, complete with an olive.
Those "pirates" that attacked the boat with Arnold and company? Turns out that they were working with Eduardo, and they were there to rescue them from Lasombra disguised as Eduardo and his goons. The Jungle Movie serves as the final conclusion to the series, bringing an end to Arnold's journey in finding his lost parents. Growing with the Audience: While not as extreme as Samurai Jack 's revival, this movie has a lot of Darker and Edgier moments due to it being tailored to the now-adult fans, earning it a PG rating.
This film is darker and edgier no doubt, but nothing compared to Samurai Jack's season 5. Hidden Heart of Gold: Helga, as usual, has both the literal and metaphorical ones; and both are the key to save the Green Eyes' adults and Arnold's parents after La Corazon another literal example is gone. His Name Really Is "Barkeep": Phil's nickname for Arnold, Shortman, turns out to be his Arnold's last name.
Grandma Gertie uses a fake one to get a ride to get back to San Lorenzo. After Arnold touches Helga's shoulder during the party, she says she has to leave to "go wash [her] socks. In The Jungle Movie, Helga attempted to confess her feelings to Arnold again, to which Arnold blew off as the boat they were on was attacked.
At the end of the film, Arnold stated he wasn't ready to hear what she was saying until he reunited with his parents. Abner has a taste for bacon, which Arnold has no problem feeding him.
He often mistakenly calls Arnold "Alfred". It's hinted throughout the show that Miriam suffers from alcoholismas she often drinks "smoothies" which sometimes contain ingredients found in alcoholic cocktails such as celery and tabasco sauceforgets things, speaks in a slow, tired voice, has had her driver's license revoked, has to do community service and sleeps a lot often in inappropriate places.
Like Bob, it is shown in very subtle ways that she cares about Helga, such as checking in her room when she heard a crash. However, in one episode when Bob injures his back and cannot work, Miriam fills in for him. During the episode Miriam sobers up and holds the fort. Miriam also becomes more attentive towards Helga until she becomes a workaholic and realizes that she is ignoring Helga.
Then, she quits and makes Bob return to work. Miriam was a champion bull rider before marrying Bob,  and she used to be an Olympic class swimmer. She possesses skills that demonstrate a high level of intelligence, as in the episode "Helga on the Couch", where she is shown to be a virtuoso pianist in one of Helga's flashbacks, and when Helga mentions that she was a straight-A student.
Bob and Miriam consider Olga perfect, which bothers Helga. Olga has a tendency to view life through rose-colored glasses and appears not to even notice Helga's avoidance tactics. It's revealed in "Helga on the Couch" that through the years Olga has reacted to her family's problems by being a perfectionist and keeping quiet about the situations at hand. She later reveals to Helga that she's envious of her, as unlike Olga, their parents never heaped unrealistic expectations onto Helga, comparing herself to a "wind-up doll" that performs for their parents.
In The Jungle Movie she is Mr. Simmons's helper with chaperoning his students on a trip to San Lorenzo. When they arrive, she develops a crush on Che, a shipmate who turns out to be working for Lasombra, and is heartbroken when he locks her and the others up in jail. Later in the movie when her parents and Arnold's grandparents come to help them, Olga tells Big Bob that Che was mean to her and started chasing him and beating him up for breaking her heart.
Johanssen family[ edit ] Martin Johanssen voiced by Rick Fitts — Gerald's sometimes strict father, complains about wasting electricity.
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Johanssen voiced by Shari Belafonte — Gerald's very kind mother, keeps family together. She is a cashier at the neighborhood market.
In the episode "Jamie O in Love" Arnold and Gerald spy on him to find out why he was being so nice to them and found out that he had a girlfriend named Sharice. One day, after Jamie O dropped them off at a restaurant to eat lunch, they see Sharice and overhear a conversation between her and her friend that she does not really like Jamie O and was gonna milk him for all he is worth.
Gerald tells Arnold not to say anything about it to him because they're worried if he told them that he'd stop being nice and would not drive them to an upcoming hockey game. While juggling to do all those things, Jamie O accidentally burns one of Sharice's cashmere socks and breaks down crying. Feeling conflicted, Gerald decided to tell Jamie O the truth about Sharice and he doesn't believe him until he overheard her talking to her friend that he's a sap, causing Jamie O to realize that Gerald was right, and as a result, Jamie O broke up with her offscreen.
The next day, to show that he's sorry for not believing his brother, Jamie O drives Gerald and Arnold to the hockey stadium. She usually causes trouble due to her desire for attention or naturally childish behaviour. Unlike all the other children on the show, Timberly seems to age throughout the series. In her first appearance, she's four years old, but she already attends the first grade in "Timberly Loves Arnold", although this may be a continuity error, rather than intentional.
He speaks Japanese fluently. However, his surname is not Japanese, it is Norwegian. He has a tendency of talking in a very low pitch, and is more concerned about Harold's obesity than his wife. Marilyn Berman voiced by Kath Soucie — Harold's mother. She is more vocal with her scolding of Harold than her husband. He is equally unlucky as his son as seen in the episode "Fishing Trip". Horowitz — Eugene's mother only appears in the episodes "Eugene's Birthday" and "Parents' Day" who, unlike Eugene and her husband who are redheadsis the only member of their family with blonde hair.
Whenever Rhonda gets very upset, he buys her things to cheer her up. Most episodes she's seen talking on her cellphone. Sawyer family[ edit ] Mr. Sawyer voiced by Dan Butler — Lila's father is seen in the episode "Ms. He appears to be a kind and caring father. When Lila is new to P. In the episode it is revealed that he had been unemployed and it ends happily with him getting a job.
He has had meltdowns and outbursts throughout the show such as in the episodes "False Alarm" and "Curly Snaps". In the episode "Curly's Girl", Rhonda pretends to be Curly's girlfriend for a week after he cleaned her mother's new mink coat she wore for a school art show, but she is disgusted by his appeal.
He is tutored by Arnold in one episode. In the episode "Tutoring Torvald", he is revealed to be 13 years old. Sheena voiced by Francesca Smith — A geeky girl who does not like violence.
It is implied that Sheena has a crush on Eugene Horowitz. Arnold and the other kids teach him what it means to be a kid. In the episode "Arnold's Room" he and Sid are partners for a science project at school after seeing Lorenzo's bedroomSid is worried that his bedroom isn't good enough to show Lorenzo so he borrows Arnold's bedroom so they could work together. At the end of the episode when Arnold and the rest of his guy friends came over to play card games Sid knocks on the door and Lorenzo asks him why he is knocking if it is his own room then breaks down crying after explaining why he lied to him.
Lorenzo forgave him if he promises never to lie to him again and to show that everything is hunky-dory Arnold invites them both to join him and the others in playing cards. During the first season, he was shown as something of a troublemaker who would sometimes co-operate with Harold in mischievous deeds. His shirt tails stick out like Arnold's, creating illusion of a kilt, and he almost always wears dark sunglasses that he rarely takes off.
Iggy is infamous for the episode "Arnold Betrays Iggy",  where his classmates find out he wears pink and white bunny pajamas after Sid and Stinky discover it and he blames Arnold for it, angrily rejecting his apologetic actions until Arnold reluctantly subjects himself to a widely publicized humiliation from many of his kid and adult friends by wearing the same bunny pajamas in front of him in public; during this time, Iggy finds out that Sid and Stinky were the true culprits and tries to apologize to Arnold afterwards, but Arnold only gives him an angry look, implying that he is too angry to forgive him.
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In later episodes however, there is no continuing animosity between the two as Iggy continued to associate with Arnold, implying that Arnold has either eventually forgiven him or the time has passed long enough to be as if it never happened.
Brainy voiced by Craig Bartlett — A geek and Helga's stalker who is usually knocked unconscious by Helga without Helga looking at him.
Apparently Brainy hasn't told anybody else about Helga's crush on Arnold. He has the same hairstyle as Bart Simpson from The Simpsons. In The Jungle Movie", he continues to stalk Helga though he ends up helping her by retrieving her locket and Arnold's torn up picture which Helga discarded in anger after Arnold had seemingly rejected her, giving the locket and the repaired picture back to Helga after the class had been captured by Lasombra. Having forgiven Arnold, Helga thanked Brainy by kissing him before rushing off much to his surprise and delight.
Helga's locket would later play a key role in releasing the cure that cured Arnold's parents and the Green Eyes, which would not have been possible had Brainy not retrieved it for Helga. In the episode "Dinner for Four", she sets cockroaches free in a restaurant as a favour for Helga. In "Parents Day", Nadine is shown to be half black and half white on her mother and father's side respectively.
In the episode "Longest Monday", it is revealed that he has a secret hideout at the local junkyard. Joey Stevenson voiced by Justin Shenkarow in earlier appearances, Michael Fishman in later appearances — An African-American boy who is easy to remember by knowing he is missing a tooth.
He appears with Arnold's group of friends from time to time, though his most prominent roles are in the first season, when he was part of Harold's circle of friends, along with Iggy, Stinky, and Sid.
In "Downtown as Fruits" he was unnamed but was credited as "Peapod Kid" because his costume for the school play was a pea pod. The name stuck and in later episodes he is called Peapod or Peapod Kid by the other children. In "Chocolate Boy", it is revealed he eats chocolate because his nanny fed him large amounts of chocolate before she left to a "far away land called Delaware.
He also runs the fifth grade and leads the other fifth-grade bullies in their troublemaking against younger students. Similar to Arnold, Wolfgang is somewhat popular with many friends in his grade, aside from his mildly dimwitted right-hand man, Edmund. The character, introduced, during the second season, was created as a way for Caudell to stay on the show, as he was going through puberty and he could no longer voice Arnold as a result.
Edmund voiced by Tim Wiley — Wolfgang's best friend and sidekick. He often asks stupid questions, causing Wolfgang to remark "Shut up, Edmund.
Her first appearance is in "Magic Show" as a dream vision,  but she is revealed to be a reality in "Helga's Boyfriend" when Stinky begins dating her, and appears as an extra in "Cool Party". Ludwig voiced by Phillip Van Dyke — A bully who only appears in the episode "New Bully on the Block",  where after leaving juvenile hall, he, Arnold, and Wolfgang fight each other for control over Gerald Field.
But at the end of the episode, Ludwig and Wolfgang become friends and attack Arnold and his friends, leaving them hanging on a football goal post well into the night. He never appeared again afterwards.
His name is likely a reference to Ludwig Van Beethovena famous classical composer, as a counterpoint to Wolfgang who shares his first name with classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozartand similar to Wolfgang, was created so that there would be an episode featuring Arnold's then-current voice actor Klein amongst his previous voice actors Caudell and Van Dyke.
Arnold went on a date with her on Valentine's Day but realized that she was not very nice after he caught her red-handed with the waiter at the restaurant and left with him. In the episode "What's Opera Arnold? But was interrupted by Helga who slingshot Ruth into a trap door on stage in the middle of the kissing scene. They ask Arnold and Gerald to be their dates in the episode " Sixth Grade Girls" although just to use them to make their boyfriends jealous, but both agree that they are sweet and have potential to attract their interest in the future, when they are older than fourth graders.
The two often appear in later episodes when the sixth grade classroom is shown, either with or without dialogue. In the episode "Pheobe Skips" They and along with their two other friends Cookie and Symone tricked Pheobe into doing their homework for them while they watched a soap opera. Near at the end of the episode there was a new girl named Shavone who got transferred from the third grade to their sixth grade class. They told Pheobe that they no longer needed her services and planned on making Shavone their new homework girl.
Patricia "Big Patty" Smith voiced by Danielle Judovits — An ill-tempered sixth-grade girl who becomes Harold's friend it is implied that the two may have romantic feelings for each other as well.
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Smith voiced by Zelda Rubinstein — Mother of Patty who possess the medical condition of dwarfism. Smith voiced by Henry Gibson — Father of Patty who also possesses the medical condition of dwarfism. In the episode "Full Moon" Harold, Stinky and Sid mooned him and Principal Wartz didn't see their faces he saw Arnold first and accused him for mooning.
Principal Wartz gaved Arnold four weeks detention for not telling him who really did mooned him.
Principal Wartz tells Arnold about how his friends put a frog in their teacher's desk. His friends got in big trouble with the teacher and she gaved Principal Wartz a gold star for telling the truth which caused him to be beaten up by his friends and they called him a "Weasle" he didn't even go on a date until he was years-old.
Frustrated and impatient, Principal Wartz told Arnold that he was gonna check off the failure to cooperate box on his permanent record.