List of fictional United States Republicans
The following is a list of fictional characters who have associated with the Republican Party of the United States. The list can include television characters, film characters, literature characters, or fictional characters from any other medium.
Characters identified as Republican
The following is a list of people who have been described with the term Republican or who identify with the Republican Party. This section is only intended for fictional characters who explicitly identify as Republicans.
- Stephen Stotch, Linda Stotch, Mr. Mackey, Mr. Garrison, Principal Victoria, and Butters Stotch from South Park supported Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign.
- Ike Broflowski from South Park cried upon learning Mitt Romney failed to unseat Barack Obama.
- Alyssa, love interest of Chris Griffin whom to date has only appeared in Family Guy episode You May Now Kiss The...Uh...Guy Who Receives. She is a member of James Woods High School's Republican club.
- Carlton Banks from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air — It is stated numerous times in the series that he is a Republican.
- Philip Banks from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air — In the episode "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do," Philip is consulted by the Republicans for a Better Life to run for political office. It should be noted, though, in the episode "P.S. I Love You," Philip states he is pro-choice.
- Conrad Bennish, Jr. from Sliders — In the episode Summer of Love (Sliders), Conrad Bennish introduced himself as a young Republican for the war.
- Lucille Bluth from Arrested Development: Owns a "Bush/Cheney 2000" sweater
- Assistant District Attorney Alexandra Borgia from Law & Order
- DA Arthur Branch from Law & Order
- Matthew Brock from NewsRadio — In one episode, Bill McNeal refers to Matthew as a "lifelong Republican."
- Archie Bunker from All in the Family — In an episode in the fall of 1974, Archie endorses Republican candidate George Jefferson and Archie states that he is the only Republican in the household.
- Matt Camden identifies himself as a Republican in Season 6, when getting to know future wife, and Democrat, Sarah Glass.
- Denny Crane from Boston Legal
- Marcy D'Arcy from Married With Children She says, "That's why I'm a Republican!" after Al Bundy wins a National Endowment for the Arts film contest.
- Franklin Sherman from The Critic — Gave "millions to the Republicans for years" (then asked to be "Secretary of Balloon Doggies") and possibly served as a GOP Governor of New York
- Elliot Reid from "Scrubs": to J.D. "You didn't tell them I was a Republican, did you?"
- Duke Philips from The Critic — Decides to run for President as a Republican in 1996 until Bob Dole blackmails him
- Abbie Carmichael from Law & Order
- Jack Donaghy on 30 Rock
- Several characters on The West Wing including Ainsley Hayes and Arnold Vinick.
- Sam Dracula (usually called Grandpa) on The Munsters — In the episode A Visit from Johann, Herman called Sam Dracula a Republican.
- "Dad" from Dexter's Laboratory. Mandark's father calls him a Republican during a conversation.
- Ned Flanders from The Simpsons — In the episode Home Away from Homer, Ned says, "I wish we lived in the America of yesteryear that only exists in the brains of us Republicans."
- Hal Gardner from 24 served as Vice President under Republican President Charles Logan
- Defense Secretary James Heller from 24 serves as Secretary of Defense under Republican Presidents Keeler and Logan
- Thurston Howell, III, from Gilligan's Island — In one episode when Mary Ann mentions Washington D.C., Howell responds by angrily stating "I'm a Republican! No one would ever find me there!"
- Alex P. Keaton from Family Ties - Has a picture of Richard Nixon in his bedroom and backed both Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush. It is stated numerous times in the series that he is a Republican.
- John Keeler from 24 ran for President as a Republican.
- George Jefferson from All in the Family and The Jeffersons, runs for local office as a Republican, and seeks and gets Archie Bunker's political support.
- Krusty the Clown from The Simpsons — ran for the House of Representatives as a Republican
- Bumblebee Man from The Simpsons was Krusty the Clown's Spanish language translator during his run for Congress.
- Nadia Yassir from 24 is a registered Republican.
- Carter Pewterschmidt from Family Guy
- Master Shake from Aqua Teen Hunger Force expresses approval for the President (at the time George W. Bush) in the episode "Carl Wash".
- Stan Smith, and Greg from American Dad
- Marilyn Sudor from Boston Public — In the episode "Chapter Seventy-Eight" Marilyn Sudor answered "yes" in response to Stephen Harper's question of if she was a Republican.
- Nathan Templeton from Commander in Chief
- Sideshow Bob Terwilliger from The Simpsons — ran for mayor of Springfield as a Republican.
- Bree Hodge from Desperate Housewives — Met husband Rex at a Young Republicans meeting at college.
- Ted Schmidt from Queer as Folk stated he was a Republican in a third season episode
- Uncle Ruckus from The Boondocks.
- Major Frank Burns from M*A*S*H — An admirer of Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy
- Major Charles Winchester from M*A*S*H. He and his filthy rich family despised Democratic presidents such as Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman. In an early attempt to get a transfer, he admitted that his father personally knew Truman (despite disliking him). A few seasons later he expressed anguish over having endured four FDR elections. Also, Major Winchester told a Congressional aide "I am so conservative that I make you look like a New Dealer".
- Howard Cunningham on Happy Days
- Log Cabin Republican on Freak Show
- Gus Baker on Beavis & Butthead
- Darrin Tyler and his daughter Sharon Tyler on Wonderfalls attend a local Republican party gathering together in the "Barrel Bear" episode.
- Charlotte York from Sex and the City — Was a member of the Young Republicans in college.
- Kirsten Cohen from The O.C. - In "The Case of the Franks" episode flashback, Sandy asks her if she is a Republican and she nods her head.
- Herb Tarlek from WKRP in Cincinnati
- Maxwell Sheffield from The Nanny
- Tobias Fünke from Arrested Development is seen wearing a shirt that reads Bush/Cheney 2000.
- Judge Atallah Sims from 100 Centre Street
- Clay Puppington on Moral Orel
- Leon Karp on Roseanne. In the episode December Bride (Roseanne), Leon tells Roseanne "I hate to shop! I am absolutely insensitive. I detest Barbra Streisand. And for God's sake, I'm a Republican!"
- Dr. Arthur Harmon on Maude
- Mr. Kraft on Sabrina the Teenage Witch says in the episode Finger Lickin' Flu "And that's why I'm a Republican" when Sabrina has fun with the magic lollipop he has sucked which will make him believe everything he is told by claiming that then-President Bill Clinton insulted him on television.
- Harold Weir and Cindy Sanders on Freaks and Geeks
- Lisa Hayes on Diff'rent Strokes.
- Zeb Colter and Jack Swagger in WWE were members of the Tea Party movement.
- Carmen from Prickly City
- Mallard Fillmore from Mallard Fillmore
- Billy from The Family Circus asked his parents, Bill and Thelma to vote for Ronald Reagan in 1980 because President Jimmy Carter's press conferences kept interrupting his cartoons.
- Bucky Katt from Get Fuzzy was a supporter of Mitt Romney during 2008, which Rob states Bucky supports because of Mitt Romney cruelty to his dog. Because of Bucky being rude and dumb he is supposed to be a satire to conservatives.
- Rat from Pearls Before Swine once was a folk signer for the far right and wrote a song for pro-oil spills called 'Maybe Your Ducky Likes Swimming In The Mucky'. Rat also considers 'liberal' as an insult. Like Bucky, Rat is supposed to spoof Republicans.
- Rod from Avenue Q claims a "friend" he is describing (actually himself) is a Republican
Characters who endorsed a Republican candidate
- Gale Boetticher from Breaking Bad has a bumper sticker for Ron Paul on his car and a Ron Paul sticker on his notebook. He describes himself as "a libertarian."
- Charles Montgomery Burns (Mr. Burns) from The Simpsons - As Chair of the Springfield Republican Party, Mr. Burns has frequently attended its meetings and endorsed Republican candidate for mayor, Sideshow Bob Terwilliger. He also ran for governor, presumably as a GOP candidate.
- Abraham Simpson on The Simpsons owns a Keep cool with Coolidge poster which was President Calvin Coolidge's campaign slogan in 1924.
- Bumblebee Man on The Simpsons worked as a Spanish translator for Krusty the Clown during his campaign for the United States House of Representatives.
- Don Draper on Mad Men supported Richard Nixon in 1960
- Rainier Wolfcastle from The Simpsons frequently attends meetings of the Springfield Republican Party, a logical step as he is based loosely on Arnold Schwarzenegger.
- Julius Hibbert from The Simpsons also attends meetings of the Springfield Republican Party.
- Lenny Leonard from The Simpsons voted for Bob Dole in 1996.
- Hank Hill on King of the Hill voted for Ronald Reagan in 1980 and 1984, for Bob Dole in 1996 and (reluctantly) for George W. Bush in 2000.
- George Mason from 24 opposed Democratic Senator, David Palmer's attempt to become President of the United States
- Spinner Mason from Degrassi: The Next Generation amidst school tension expresses admiration of George W. Bush and Rudy Giuliani as leaders who "take names and kick butt".
- Nathan Ramsey from Seven Days - In the episode Stairway to Heaven, when Ramsey said, "He's the best friend a man could ever have" Frank Parker said, "He's not going off on George W. again."
- Master Shake on the Aqua Teen Hunger Force expressed approval for the President (at the time George W. Bush) in the episode Carl Wash.
- Tony Soprano on The Sopranos voted for George W. Bush in 2004.
- Carmela Soprano on The Sopranos voted for George W. Bush in 2004.
- Lucille Bluth on Arrested Development owns a Bush/Cheney 2000 sweater.
- Officer Thomas "Tom" Hanson, Jr from 21 Jump Street said he supported the Republicans.
- Red Forman from That '70s Show - Forced his son Eric Forman to say "Nixon was framed and Kennedy was commie." In another episode, Red said, "You know who I like?" and Eric responded by saying "Nixon?" However, even though Red endorsed Nixon in those episodes, in the episode "Streaking", Red was angry at Gerald Ford and said to him at Ford's rally, "How the hell could you pardon Nixon?"
- Arthur Fonzerelli on Happy Days gave a campaign speech for President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956.
- Howard Cunningham on Happy Days voted for Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952 and in 1956.
- Marshal Matt Dillon from Gunsmoke was appointed U.S. Marshal for Dodge City by President Ulysses S. Grant.
- Ike Broflovski on South Park backed John McCain in 2008 and Mitt Romney in 2012.
- Radio from The Brave Little Toaster regularly states he is close to and an admirer of former President Theodore Roosevelt.
- Gregory Marmalard (James Daughton) in National Lampoon's Animal House became a White House aide for President Richard M. Nixon and was later incarcerated for his role in the Watergate scandal.
- Frank Wallingham (Brian Keith) in The Hallelujah Trail
- Brick Tamland (Steve Carell) in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy became a political advisor to President George W. Bush
- Secretary of the Treasury William Cleary from Wedding Crashers is shown to be on good terms with John McCain
- Senator Thorpe (Kim Dawson) in Sex, Lies And Politics
- Senator Robert "Bob" Rumson (Richard Dreyfuss) in The American President
- Benjamin K. Arthur (Robert Riordan) in The Manchurian Candidate
- President Andrew "Andy" Boone (Kelsey Grammer) in Swing Vote
- Vanessa Wetherhold (Ellen Page) in Smart People is a member of Young Republicans
- John Fitzsimmons (William Trgoe) in The Kentucky Fried Movie
- District Attorney Thomas Mara (Jerome Cowan) in Miracle on 34th Street
- Senator Robert Kelly from X-Men is identified as a Republican in the films; his political party affiliation is not mentioned in any other related media.
- District Attorney Thomas Marra from Miracle on 34th Street is mentioned to be a Republican by Judge Harper.
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