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General Trivia

  • Lumpy is similar to Homer Simpson, as both are known for their stupidity, both have held many occupations, both have been shown to eat a lot, and Lumpy's relationship with Cuddles is somewhat similar to Homer's relationship with Bart.
  • Lumpy is on one of Flaky's baseball cards in Flaky's Baseball Smoochie.
  • His season 3 starring pop up is the only pop-up where his eyes aren't crossed to indicate how dumb he is.
  • Nuttin' but the ToothWrath of Con, and Butter Me Up are the only episodes in which Lumpy appears and makes no audible vocal sounds.
  • Lumpy is also the name of several other fictional characters.
  • Lumpy, along with Lifty, Handy, and Cuddles make a cameo appearance as a totem pole in Gundarr, another Mondo Media show.
  • Lumpy has been shown to enjoy eating meat, which is odd since real moose are herbivores. Then again, the characters of Happy Tree Friends are portrayed as mostly human in behaviour, which this may be an example of.
  • Most of the time, Lumpy's mismatched antlers change positions, although there have been occasions where this does not happen. This is mostly due to laziness on the animators' part, similar to how Toothy's teeth change from his usual teeth to the standard buckteeth. This goof is easier to notice when Lumpy is looking back and forth.
  • Currently Lumpy has spoken English more than any other character in the show.
  • Lumpy is the third character to come back to life after dying in an episode, as he died in Havin' A Ball and appeared later in Pitchin' Impossible.
  • Although Lumpy appears to be an overall nice character and usually does not kill other characters intentionally, he seems to be one of the most hated characters in the show due to his stupidity.
  • Throughout the entire series, Lumpy is always seen with one of his antlers up and the other antler down. There were only two instances where both of Lumpy's antlers were pointing at the same direction, one was in From A to Zoo and the other one was in Concrete Solution.
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    Is it just me or does Lumpy look a little bit strange like that?

  • Similar to Flippy, he has cursed at least once in the series. Lumpy said "What the hell?" in Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow and "Come on, goddammit!" in Kringle Feast, and can at times be heard saying "What the fuck?".
  • Lumpy may also be based off Goofy from the Mickey Mouse cartoons, as both have similar personalities, voices, and are the tallest of their respective groups. Ski Patrol, which stars Lumpy, parodies the old Goofy shorts.
  • He might be inspired by Bud Budiovitch and Stereo Monovici from Space Goofs, because of their stupidities and height.
  • Lumpy can be seen living in his trailer in You're Bakin' Me CrazyStealing the SpotlightNuttin' but the ToothBlind DateBy The Seat Of Your Pants, Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow, and In Over Your Hedge. But in Aw, Shucks!Junk in the Trunk, and Peas in a Pod, he has a different, bigger house.
  • The Camp Lazlo character Scoutmaster Lumpus may be a reference to Lumpy. Most importantly, Lumpy had the position of scoutmaster in Take a Hike.
  • In the "Rocko's Modern Life" episode "Bedfellows", a character looking almost exactly like Lumpy has a car dropped on him. However, this episode was made in 1993, so this is only a strangely accurate coincidence. Also Lumpy may be based loosely on that character.
  • In the Second Servings DVD, Lumpy has his own brand of sponge cakes called "Holiday Kringles", which look like Twinkies.
  • The Fall Out Boy music video The Carpal Tunnel of Love shows him to be allergic to the purple flowers that Cuddles are holding in the video.
  • Lumpy has a pet elephant in Junk in the Trunk.
  • According to the Spin Fun Knowin' Ya Pop Corn video in the First Blood DVD, he went to the state senator to sponsor a bill in order to ban parking airplanes near playgrounds and saved six lives.
  • Lumpy likes golfing, as is seen in Chew Said a Mouthful and Tongue in Cheek.
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Lumpy likes golf.

  • Lumpy cannot control cars or other vehicles very well, as is seen in The Way You Make Me WheelCan't Stop Coffin,The Carpal Tunnel of LoveHappy Trails Pt. 1Treasure Those Idol MomentsGet Whale Soon, and An Inconvenient Tooth.
  • There is a running gag with Lumpy that occurs when he tries to drive, only to have his ride set in reverse which leads to the death of another character. He does this in The Way You Make Me Wheel, Can't Stop Coffin, and The Carpal Tunnel of Love.
  • He can sometimes be selfish and greedy when it comes to money, as can be seen in Mime to Five and We're Scrooged!.
  • The first episode Lumpy was voiced by David Winn in was Remains to be Seen. Even though Rhode Montijo was credited, his voice was sampled, as can be heard after Flippy bit his left arm off and runs off.
  • There have only been 9 TV episodes out of 37 that Lumpy has been in where he has not had a job.
  • He is normally the victim of being robbed by Lifty and Shifty.
    • He is also the first character to get robbed by Lifty and Shifty in the series.
  • A rock on Mars was named after Lumpy.
  • In season 3, his alliterate sentence is: For a lazy lunch, try left-over loaf!
  • Lumpy's most common job so far is being a surgeon and a policeman.
  • If you choose Lumpy in the Vision-O-Rama feature on the Third Strike DVD, the movie theater's screen will show an upside down Spin Fun Knowin' Ya, referencing his stupidity.
  • He has appeared in every Halloween episode except Boo Do You Think You Are?.
  • He is one of the two characters who have taken on Fliqpy in a fight and won (in Remains to be Seen). The other one is the Flippy himself (in Autopsy Turvy (Double Whammy Part II)).
  • Despite living in a trailer most of the time, he seems to be well off, even rich. Consider the following facts:
    1. He owns an amusement park named after himself.
    2. He owns a circus.
    3. He owns a toy store which boosted its profits from selling toys and Toothy's body parts.
    4. He owns an elephant.
    5. He owns a house with a giant hamster cage.
    6. He owns a motorcycle in addition to several vehicles.
    7. He owns a farm where he grows corn and staffed with mindless workers that do not need to be paid (Pod Lumpys).
    8. He owns his own newspaper.
    9. He seems to have high paying jobs (particularly being a surgeon).
    10. He has, at one time or another, employed practically all the other Tree Friends.
  • Lumpy, at one time or another, employed, served as boss to, was a superior to, or was in a position of influence to most of the other Tree Friends.
    • Lumpy has never been under the influence of another character in the work force.
    1. Cuddles - Was employed as a daredevil in his circus in Mime to Five and as a reporter in See What Develops. He was part of a play directed by Lumpy in Class Act. He was part of a band where Lumpy was an influential member in In a Jam, where Lumpy alone took the decision to employ him. Lumpy was his scoutmaster in Take a Hike.
    2. Toothy - Worked for his circus in Mime to Five and his toyshop in We're Scrooged!. Lumpy was his scoutmaster in Take a Hike. He was the star of a play directed by Lumpy in Class Act.
    3. Giggles - Was his nurse in A Change of Heart and in Chew Said a Mouthful and was his student inSomething Fishy. She was part of a play directed by Lumpy in Class Act.
    4. Petunia - Spun gold for him in his castle in Dunce Upon a Time and was his student in Something Fishy. Lumpy was her scoutmaster in Take a Hike.
    5. Sniffles - Worked at his newspaper in See What Develops and has a part in a play directed by Lumpy in Class Act. Lumpy was his scoutmaster in Take a Hike. He was part of a band where Lumpy was an influential member in In a Jam, as could be seen when Lumpy was seen as the one who decided to hire Cuddles.
    6. The Mole - Worked at his newspaper in See What Develops and has a part in a play directed by Lumpy in Class Act.
    7. Flaky - Worked for his circus in Mime to Five, has a part in a play directed by Lumpy in Class Act, and was his student in Something Fishy. Lumpy was her scoutmaster in Take a Hike.
    8. Mime - Worked for his circus in Mime to Five.
    9. Cro-Marmot - Worked for his circus in Mime to Five.
    10. Flippy - Followed his psychiatric advice, at least initially, in Double Whammy Part I.
    11. Nutty - Lumpy was his scoutmaster in Take a Hike and he had a part in a play directed by Lumpy in Class Act.
    12. Splendid - Worked at his newspaper in See What Develops.
    13. Shifty - Has a part in a play directed by Lumpy in Class Act.
    14. Lifty - Has a part in a play directed by Lumpy in Class Act.
    15. Russell - He was part of a band where Lumpy was an influential member in In a Jam, as could be seen when Lumpy was the one who decided to hire Cuddles.
    16. Handy - He was part of a band where Lumpy was an influential member in In a Jam, as could be seen when Lumpy was the one who decided to hire Cuddles.
    17. Lammy - Was her jailor and arresting officer in A Bit of a Pickle.
    18. Mr Pickles - Was the jailor of Lammy in A Bit of a Pickle.
    19. Disco Bear - He was his police partner in A Vicious Cycle.
    • So all in all, only Pop and Cub have not come into Lumpy's influence, authority, or have worked as a subordinate to the blue moose at least once.
  • Despite Lumpy being usually portrayed as unintelligent, there are some episodes where he shows some intelligence (to see the full list click here):
    1. In Doggone It, he was the only one to realize the reason for Whistle's attacks.
    2. In A Sight for Sore Eyes, he realized the danger of The Mole's blindness and gave him a dog to replace his cane.
    3. In We're Scrooged!, he quickly manages to make a paddle with his own eye to prevent Sniffles from leaving the shop.
    4. So far he is the only one to be aware of the causes of Flippy's PTSD, since in Without a Hitchand Random Acts of Silenceseveral characters who appear to be aware of Flippy's problem thought that he would flip out randomly, while in Double Whammy Part I Lumpy figured out the cause of his problem and attempted to cure it.
    5. He managed to finish the bridge in Concrete Solution despite his workmates being dead.
    6. In In Over Your Hedge, he combines a pair of hedge shears with a weed-whacker so he can trim his bushes quicker.
  • Theoretically, with very low IQ, he should have very high EQ, but he seems to be low on both.
  • Kenn Navarro has stated on Twitter that Lumpy is his favorite character design because his "lanky limbs" are fun to animate.

Design

  • The early version of Lumpy was a dinosaur-like animal (eg. Banjo Frenzy).
    • This design is also seen as mask in Wrath of Con, specifically worn by Cub.
  • He appears to have blue eyes in Concrete Solution when looking into a nail gun. In Wishy Washy, however, a close-up of his lifeless body shows his eyes to be intensely green.
  • Lumpy is one of the blue characters. The other four are PetuniaSnifflesSplendid and Truffles.
  • Lumpy is the first character from Happy Tree Friends to wear pants, though they are the same color as his skin.
  • According to the commentary from Spin Fun Knowin' Ya, Lumpy's original antlers were bigger and normal, but the crew decided that he looked too much like Bullwinkle (whom he is based off), so his antlers were made smaller and turned in different directions.
  • Lumpy wears an invisible T-shirt that blends in with his skin. When he takes it off, he can be seen with a tan line, nipples, buttocks, and genitals. He accidentally flashes Giggles in both You're Bakin' Me Crazy and Let It Slide.
  • While most of the characters have visible ears, Lumpy has inner ear holes, as is evident in Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow.
  • Lumpy often shaves his face, even though he physically does not have a beard. However, in the episode Double Whammy Part I he had a beard while he worked as Flippy's psychiatrist. From this, it can be assumed that his natural hair color is black. This is proven false as he had a white beard in Just Be Clause.
  • He is the only character apart from Lammy and Mr. Pickels who does not appear with mitten hands. He always has fingers.
  • Lumpy does not have a tail, which is odd as real moose have tails (though tiny stubby ones).
  • Lumpy's mouth has been known to move from below his snout to the tip of his snout. According to Kenn Navarro, this is done mostly to get a better read on his expressions, and partly for cartoonish value

Episode Statistics

Kills and Deaths

Superlatives

  • He and Giggles are the only main characters to interact with every other main character at least once.
  • He is usually seen with Handy and The Mole. This trio is described as "no hands, no eyes, no brain".
  • He is one of the three characters to do something religious in the show, he was a priest in Read 'em and Weep. The others are The Ants, who are seen praying, and Russell, who was praying for his life in Snow Place to Go.
  • He is one of three characters to not have a heart-shaped nose. The others are Sniffles and Mr. Pickels.
  • Lumpy is one of the the four characters who stars in an episode with a large cast and survives while everyone else dies. The other three are Mime, Splendid, and Giggles.
  • Lumpy's antlers usually changes positions; much like Lammy's bow, Flippy's beret, Nutty's eye and candy, Russell's eyepatch and hook, The Mole's mole, Handy's tools, Sniffles' pocket protector, and Cub's diaper pin.
  • Lumpy is one of the four blue main characters, the others being Petunia, Sniffles, and Splendid.
  • Lumpy is one of seven characters not to have the same kind of eyes as the other characters. The other six characters are Cub, Nutty, The Mole, Lifty & Shifty (from the TV series onwards), and Mr. Pickels.
  • He is one of the main characters who do not die in their debut episodes, the others being Petunia, Handy, Lammy, Splendid, Flaky, Cro-Marmot, The Mole, Flippy, Disco Bear, Toothy (Debatable), and Mime.
  • Lumpy is one of the few characters to eat/drink the remains of themselves or another character, the others are Cuddles (thrice), Giggles (four times, one time offscreen), Toothy, Petunia, Nutty (twice, one time offscreen), Pop (Offscreen), Cub, Flaky (twice, one time offscreen),The Mole (Offscreen), Russell (Offscreen), and both sides of Flippy (thrice).
  • Lumpy, FlakyHandyMr. Pickels, and Russell are the only main characters without visible ears.
  • The only characters who are as tall as Lumpy are Giggles' Mom, The Tiger GeneralSensei Orangutan, and The Dark Shadow Lord.
  • Lumpy is one of the characters who does not have buckteeth, along with SnifflesCro-Marmot, Fliqpy (Although he had buckteeth in his episode debut), and Mr. Pickels.
  • Lumpy is one of the few characters who have smoked. The others are Pop and Giggles.
  • Lumpy is one of the four characters who have a Blood Fest. The others are Giggles, Nutty, and Handy.
  • Lumpy, Giggles, and Cuddles (if you count the calendar) are the only characters who have had their posteriors exposed.
  • Lumpy is one of the few characters who have vomited, the others are Pop, Cub, Flaky, and Splendid. Giggles and Cuddles have been seen getting nauseous but have never actually barfed.
  • He is one of the few characters who have made Flippy flip out. The others are CuddlesNutty (twice), Lifty, Shifty, FlakyMime, and The Mole (twice).
  • Lumpy is one of the few characters who have worn Santa Claus attire. The others are Pop, Lifty, Splendid, Giggles, and Mime.

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